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. Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip the second plate. Avoid unhealthy snacks. Choose…

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…

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 layer…

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 our…