All About Women’s Health

Women’s health is super important and these facts will help you know when to panic or just relax. There is a lot of research on the internet. This will be a quick but informative guide to touch base on common issues women can possibly be dealing with.  Breasts Starting from the top. Breast examination is…

Code Blue and Other Hospital Codes Explained

When you’re at the hospital there are numerous codes being called over the intercom. Codes and their color allow the trained professionals to be notified that they are needed in a certain area and what to expect upon arriving. Code Blue/Priority 1 Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, sudden or severe drop in blood pressure, trauma alerts,…

8 Celery Juice Benefits

Celery Juice?! Yes, it’s the newest health craze. It probably sounds pretty gross to you and is definitely an acquired taste but after a few consecutive days of drinking it can be tolerable and as time goes on you will even start to crave it. If you have read the book “Medical Medium” by Anthony…

10 Tips To Finish Your New Year’s Resolutions

“New Year, New Me” or “this year will be my year” is the common New Year’s Mantra. It’s time to be honest with ourselves, how many resolutions did you make last year compared to what you actually accomplished? Let’s start this New Year with the goal of keeping And finishing all the resolutions. Setting up…

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…

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…

DIY Hair Mask for Longer & 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…

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…

10 Best Healing Crystals

Let’s get stoned. Here is a great guide for beginning to dabble into the world of healing crystals. Now stop being skeptical for a bit and truly believe the amazing properties these stones have. These crystals are in constant vibration and attract certain energies from the universe. Clear Quartz: clears the mind. Rose Quartz: cultivates…

DIY Face/ Body Scrubs

There are many benefits to exfoliating our face and body regularly. From slowing down the aging process, to reducing acne and even helping to prevent ingrown hairs. I suffer from dry skin and most products left me with an even dryer feeling. I wanted to create something I could use every day. I use the…

8 Sleep Strategies for the Night Shift Nurse

Let’s talk about re-wiring your circadian rhythm. While everyone you know is sleeping and you’re awake saving lives; it can be hard to find restful sleep and keep a healthy work/ personal life balance. Sleeping during the day and working at night can be a huge struggle to function on your days on and off of work. Here are…