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With the New Year right around the corner, people are starting to get excited about making positive changes. There’s just one catch though – making those changes permanent. New Year’s resolutions have the potential to improve your quality of life and help you be...
Inflammation is a term used to describe the normal reaction of the body to a disease or an injury.
Essential oils are extracted from a vast variety of plants, and they have the same characteristics and benefits of the plant that they are from, except it is highly concentrated. Many people experience wonderful benefits of using essential oils to improve health...
I love books. I have more books than I know what to do with, actually, and I love yoga books. Of course when I heard about this book I had to jump on it. In 365 Daily Meditations for On and Off the Mat: A Year in Hot Yoga (Ixia Press, Nov 15, 2017, Paperback...
The holidays are fun and exciting, especially when you take the time to pay the full richness of your life forward. There are as many ways to give back this holiday season as there are gifts lining the shelves of your local retailer. Small kindnesses go a long way, and you never know the power […]
Aloe Vera is a plant that thrives in dry climates and has been used medicinally and cosmetically for centuries. It is packed full of vitamins C, E, and beta-carotene which give it incredible anti-aging and nourishing properties. Ancient Egyptians called aloe vera the ‘plant of immortality’ due to its many healing properties and skincare benefits. […]
By Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT Many people use food to nourish themselves when what they are really hungry for is other forms of nourishment. What if we were living a life where we felt well-nourished emotionally, intellectually, physically, psychologically, spiritually, socially, and creatively? What if we were mindfully present to receive, experience, plan for, […]
A chronic condition, lasting longer than six months, can be very frustrating to live with. These conditions can include illness, osteoporosis, pain, arthritis, heart issues, diabetes, and many others. Chronic conditions affect your quality of life and can affect your family’s as well. If, because of a chronic condition, a person cannot participate in the […]
There’s a certain stigma that comes along with mental health issues. It’s completely unnecessary and totally unfair. When people deal with physical issues like cancer, the flu or high cholesterol, they’re handled with care. When people deal with mental health issues, they’re ridiculed and pushed aside. However, mental health is a very real issue that […]
Whether you are experiencing physical pain due to injury or illness, you are tired of how slowly the process is moving. While you don’t want to hurt yourself, you can take some steps to speed up the process as long as you are doing so under a doctor’s supervision. Make a Professional Plan When you […]