10 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

Have you ever noticed how you feel after spending time with your dogs, cats, or other pets? I certainly do. I am a crazy fur mom with 2 dogs and 4 cats. I always feel less stressed and calm after relaxing with my fur babies. Evidence shows that not just our mood benefits but our…

3 Best Essential Oils For Acne

Acne can make us feel self conscious. You feel uncomfortable taking pictures or use loads of make up to cover it up, causing more acne in the long run. I am constantly battling  with acne. I have to change my skincare regimen and it works for a bit but it seems my body grows a…

8 Benefits of CBD Oil

What is CBD oil? It is Cannabidiol oil that is derived from marijuana. It can be combined with the psychoactive portion which is THC for a feeling of being “high” but when used alone it has many health benefits. It can be combined and packaged with hemp seed oil or coconut oil. Benefits of CBD…

15 Easy Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining several pounds during the holidays can be inevitable. Your stress levels increase, your sleep patterns are disrupted, and you’re eating large portions of  yummy, unhealthy foods. Here are some tips I use to maintain my weight during the holiday season.   Tips to prevent holiday weight gain: Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip…

Flu season? Quick 4 Ingredient Immune Booster

Just in time for flu season. Instead of getting the flu vaccine which states it has a safe amount of mercury ( a type of heavy metal) and formaldehyde (used to preserve corpses). If you wouldn’t naturally ingest these ingredients why inject it into your muscle? And it doesn’t have a great percentage of working…

5 Tips for a Healthy Shift

The usual shift can be 12- 13 hours if you calculate lunch and driving time. This can be very draining to the body especially if you’re working multiple shifts in a row. Setting up a successful plan to stay healthy is important. Here are tips to prepare you to become healthier and more energetic for…

Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief

What is sciatic nerve pain? Pain, tingling or numbness to the lower back area and can sometimes radiate down your leg. Before I started lifting/ transferring  patients that were double or triple my size I still used to suffer from this. Using the wrong body mechanics can be a key factor.  Whether you’re in the…

How To Purify Your Home of Negative Energy

There are many rituals and ways to cleanse your home of negative energy. I use numerous ways but I mainly use sage or smudging to keep the positive vibe in my home. I routinely cleanse on the new and full moon, but I will do it at any time if I feel uneasy or negative…

10 Essential Tips for the Emergency Nurse

Emergency Nursing can be a very challenging specialty. It is not made for the faint of heart. I have worked as an ED nurse for about 3 years. I started right after graduating nursing school. I came from having no experience in the medical field to the ED which can be overwhelming. I thank my…

Simple Mask for Thicker Hair

I am sure we all had amazing hair as a child. As we age, stress out or physically and chemically test our hair; we lose the natural shine and thickness we used to have. I have figured out the hair thickening mask from mother nature.   Ingredients : One stem of Aloe stripped of green skin…

Stomach Flu Natural Remedy

Stomach flu symptoms can be very debilitating. You can be glued to your bathroom for quite some time.  Instead of taking the average over the counter remedies to stop the symptoms I have created a blend of oils to help cope with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. You never want to take something to make this…

7 Tips to Improve Gut Health

It is very common to overlook the health of our gastrointestinal tract. It supports our immune system, metabolism and detoxification. Did you know that almost all diseases derive from the Gut? Gut health is very important. A lot of the things we do on a daily basis can cause an imbalance in our gut bacteria…

5 Ways of Finding Self Awareness and Self Love 

We are never taught two very important things: Self Awareness and Self Love.  Our parents don’t teach us and schools or society definitely don’t. So it’s up to you to find it for yourself. Often we catch ourselves thinking negatively or blaming our emotional traumas and insecurities on other people. Or on social media comparing…

Chronic Fatigue and Anxiety Relief

Fatigue and anxiety are common symptoms we all struggle with.  The prescription anti-anxiety medications can make you very drowsy and the long-term side effects are known to cause dementia. And if you’re using coffee for your fatigue you’re probably still exhausted but with an increased heart rate.  Hence, more anxiety. Anxiety and chronic fatigue are…

7 Benefits of Grounding/ Earthing

What is grounding or earthing? It is simply walking in nature barefoot. Whether on the beach or the grass in your backyard. The ground is electric and it charges our body and spirit with positive energy and instantly grounds us to be in the present moment. It’s also a form of meditation. What are the…