Naturally Dealing with a Roller Coaster Ride of Emotions

Over the last several weeks, I have seen a variety of emotions on television and social media as well as from my own family and friends as we have all dealt with the COVD pandemic.  Anger. Frustration. Anxiety.  Sadness.  Overwhelm.  Depression.  Loneliness.  Worry. ...

Boosting You Immunity with Foods and Essential Oils

Your immune system is your body’s defense system to fight bacteria and germs that can make you sick or worse, cause disease. When it comes to staying healthy, or shortening an illness, having a strong immune system is important. Most of us have a general idea of what...

The Reason for the Season

This time of year many of us try to maintain a healthy lifestyle and the focus seems to be most often on the nutrition and physical components of that lifestyle. Let’s be honest.  It’s hard!   There is food and festivities galore this time of year.  By no means, will...

Practicing Gratitude Creates Happiness

As the holidays begin to approach, many people begin to reflect on all they are grateful  for.  Gratitude is focusing on what is good in our lives and being thankful for the things we have.  It is taking the time to notice those things we often take for granted like...

How to Naturally Lower Your Stress Hormone

STRESS!!!  My life is filled with it.  My guess is you can relate, can’t you? When you get stressed, our stress hormone, cortisol, is released from your adrenal glands.  This is a natural “fight or flight” response that gives you a quick burst of energy for survival...

Why Diets Don’t Work

When I mention the word “diet”, what thoughts, feelings, emotions come to mind?  I would imagine you just groaned, sighed, grunted or some negative thought came to the forefront of your mind.  Usually, when we hear the word “diet”, we think of a long list of foods...