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…

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…

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…

10 Tips To Finish Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tips Be Realistic Plan Ahead Outline your plan Talk about them/ write them down Track your progress Reward yourself Stick to it/ Keep trying Commit to 21 days: that’s how long habits take to form Remember your WHY Don’t beat yourself up These easy tips can help you have a successful year to come without…

7 Benefits of Jade Rolling

What is a jade roller? You might think this is the newest beauty trend in the skin care industry but they have actually been a staple in Chinese skincare routines since about the 7th century. You can think of it as handheld mini face massager. They can be made of green jade or rose quartz, and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…