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…

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 layer…