Is inflammation making you feel like you need to lose weight?

Is inflammation making you feel like you need to lose weight?

Folks often say, “Ugggh, I really need to drop about 10 pounds”. What I think most are saying is that they want to reduce the appearance of looking heavy which is manifesting as swelling, puffiness and poor water metabolism.  Many times, systemic inflammation which can make someone appear bloated and heavy is what’s contributing to challenging weight maintenance and feeling overweight.

Check out this post to see how reducing inflammation can reduce pounds.

Read More

5 must's for healthy digestion + your solar plexus power center

5 must's for healthy digestion + your solar plexus power center

I’m going to be honest and call a spade a spade: November and December are eating months.  Who hasn’t already had more sweets and treats than usual? In this post, I share my top 5 ways to support healthy digestion, especially needed this time of year. Check it out.

Read More

Is too much (or too little) sex a bad thing?

Is too much (or too little) sex a bad thing?

We often hear about relationships hanging on by a thread because of too little intimacy. But what if we flipped this notion around and looked at the lives of those who enjoy sex at high frequency.  That’s right, there are some folks who have sex every day and sometimes twice a day, 7 days a week about 281 days a year (some skip while the woman is menstruating). 

So, what does Traditional Chinese medicine say about this? Check out this post.

Read More

“How does stress effects the body?” + 5 activities to kick out the tension

 “How does stress effects the body?” + 5 activities to kick out the tension

How does stress effect your body? For some, stress impacts metabolism and cravings and for others it may be loose stool and butterflies in the stomach.

In this fun FB Live, I got to have a great conversation with viewers who shared what's currently stressing them out and how they cope. Check it out.

Read More

Self care brings women magic

Self care brings women magic

When speaking of self love and self care, many women refer to it as if it’s a mythological legend.  It sounds great in theory but it's ever elusive. 

In this post, I share how and why you should turn that unicorn into a tangible reality. Check it out.

 

Read More

7 non-negotiable bedtime rituals to improve your sleep

7 non-negotiable bedtime rituals to improve your sleep

Getting good sleep is just as valuable as a good bowel movement but folks are struggling these days. Your body rejuvenates and heals during nighttime rest. It’s important to make sure you’re setting yourself up for quality sleep.

Check out this post to solidify your nighttime ritual to prepare you for fantastic sleep.

Read More

Boost your qi and amplify your self care with chakras

Boost your qi and amplify your self care with chakras

Eastern medicine helped me understand so much more about my body than any other approach. In this FB LIVE video post, I give some of my best mind-body-spirit tips. You’ll hear my go-to action steps to help balance your chakras and get yourself all aligned and attuned.  Check out the video.

Read More

6 self check questions to assess your holistic wellness

6 self check questions to assess your holistic wellness

It can be hard to know if you’re taking a whole person approach to wellness because often when in the throws of life we can be so “in it” that we don’t know what’s really throwing us off.

In this post, I share 6 questions you can ask yourself to assess your holistic wellness.

Read More

3 food documentaries that will change the way you look at food

3 food documentaries that will change the way you look at food

Understanding where your food comes from is so important. Food quality is everything if you're concerned about your health and wellness. The food documentaries I review in this post are eye opening, intriguing and may change your food habits.

Check out this video post.

Read More

How to find more time for wellness

How to find more time for wellness

Do you often complain that you don't have enough time? Is your health and wellness compromised by your life style? Do you want to get your wellness back on track? This is for the folks that barely have time to get through the day.

I share my best tips to prioritize your wellness. Check out this post.

Read More

Holistic help for low back and hip pain

Holistic help for low back and hip pain

Low back and hip pain are some of the most common musculoskeletal complaints reported.  Heck, I've had my bout with them as well.  You're probably familiar with some of the standard recommendations but consider approaching it from a holistic perspective.  I share some insight in this post.

Read More

7 Steps to stop sabotaging your wellness

7 Steps to stop sabotaging your wellness

[VIDEO] Yes, I know... it's been a while.  I had to take a little break but for good reason. See, I had a bit of an issue with a saboteur. What I ultimately discovered is that I'm my own worst enemy, I am my saboteur. Anyone else?  Check out my post to hear my 7 tips to stop self sabotage.

Read More