5 Tips to Eliminate Healthcare Burnout

No matter what the job may be, if it was your dream choice or how long you’ve been there; you are not immune to stress or burnout. But, working in healthcare can really wear you down. Even working 3 days a week can seem like a lot. Constantly standing, transferring or moving heavy patients around…

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….

DIY Natural Air Freshener

Air Fresheners have been around for a really long time and the advertisements claim they will give your home or office a clean and healthy smelling vibe. The ingredients of these products is like reading a science text book. They contain phthalates and many other hazardous chemicals such as formaldehyde, propellants, solvents, benzene, and synthetic musks,…

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…

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…

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…

Vegan Coquito Recipe

It’s not the holidays without a yummy holiday drink. Let’s ditch the dairy and eggs and make a delicious guilt-free Vegan Coquito. For those who don’t know,  Coquito is blend of  coconut milk, coconut cream, heavy cream, spices and lots of rum. It basically is a Puerto Rican version of egg nog. It easily adapts…

3 Best Essential Oils For Acne

Acne can make us feel self conscious. You feel uncomfortable taking pictures or use loads of make up to cover it up, causing more acne in the long run. I am constantly battling  with acne. I have to change my skincare regimen and it works for a bit but it seems my body grows a…

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…

Flu season? Quick 4 Ingredient Immune Booster

Just in time for flu season. Ditch the toxic store bought “Emergen-C” packs that make you’re immune system work harder. So you’ve had a hectic schedule and the time change is taking a toll on you and now to add to it all, you feel like you’re getting sick. I usually keep turmeric and ginger…

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…

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…