5 Natural Treatments for Scabies

What is Scabies? Scabies rash is caused by tiny mites that bury under your skin called Sarcoptes scabiei. They cause itching and redness primarily in the groin or perineum, underarms, under breast area and back of your knees and elbows. Scabies will not go away without treatment, it will only get worse the longer you wait….

11 Natural Remedies for Constipation

Talking about our bowel movements can be an awkward conversation. I, on the other hand, have a huge passion for gastrointestinal health and feel that it can be the root cause of most diseases we battle with today. The “poop talk” is necessary for everyone.  However, constipation is a very a common issue and can…

The 8 Limbs of Yoga

When first starting out your yoga practice you are mainly focusing on the “Asanas”, which is the posture practice. Which is just one part of yoga. As you go further in your practice, you begin to work your way through the other 7 limbs as you learn more about this way of life yoga encompasses….

Beginner’s Guide to Supplementing a Vegan Diet

When you switch to a plant based diet, there are so many people suddenly becoming a nutritionist and saying how malnourished you will become with the change.  That is never the case if you supplement and eat enough whole foods in your diet. You should always get your blood levels tested prior to your transition…

Top 6 Benefits of Cupping

As a nurse and health advocate, I am always looking for different ways to relax and detox. Cupping is something I have tried in the past year and find it to be a fast and effective way to relieve pain. What is Cupping? Cupping is an ancient Chinese practice originating thousands of years ago.You start…

The Mind Diet Essentials

Sometimes we worry so much about what we put into our bodies through food and drinks and we forget to think if we are feeding our minds a healthy diet as well. This includes things we watch, read, listen to and people we surround ourselves with. The mind diet is crucial to creating a cohesive…

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…

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…

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…