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…

Antiperspirant VS. Natural Deodorant

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6 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

Anxiety has become a topic more openly talked about. You must control your thoughts and mind before it controls you and takes over your daily life. Everyone has different triggers. 1. Meditation/ Deep Breathing: You hear people saying it all the time. But you don’t think that sitting down and chanting “OHM” with your eyes…

The Compromise: Plant Based Balance

What to do when you are the only plant based diet in the family: I have been the only one in my household who eats plant based. The first thing my husband told me when I embarked on my journey for change was “I met you before this please don’t try and change me, I…

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,…

The Compromise: Plant Based Balance

What to do when you are the only plant based diet in the family: I have been the only one in my household who eats plant based. The first thing my husband told me when I embarked on my journey for change was “I met you before this please don’t try and change me, I…

Simple Guide: Vegan Grocery List (with meal ideas)

One thing that can be very intimidating when making a switch to a plant-based diet is what to eat all day and what to shop for at the grocery store. I would spend hours reading labels and finding recipe ideas. Here is a guide you can use as a reference. This is my main grocery…

5 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Nail Polish

Women are in love with getting their nails done. There is the perception that your hands and feet look manly if you don’t have them painted. It’s time to get rid of this social norm. Nail polish has many toxic ingredients that get absorbed through our nails and disrupt our endocrine system. Here are the…

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…

4 Weight Loss Scams

There are many weight loss fads telling you that they will help you lose weight fast. Some of these products either don’t help at all or they will make you gain all the weight you lost and more, once you stop their product. There is no shortcut to weight loss. Here are some weight loss…