To Improve Your Health, Practice Gratitude

Gratitude: the state of being grateful.  Gratitude involves recognizing the positive things in your life and how they affect you.   You can probably imagine the delightful feelings and sensations that come with being in a grateful state.  It’s typically the opposite of being stressed, anxious, or sullen.  Being grateful, however, doesn’t just make us…

Eating Healthy On a Budget? Eat More of This

Canned food is convenient and inexpensive.  It is easy to stock up, eat for a quick snack, or add to a prepared meal.  Food that is ready to eat seconds after opening.  But, because of the aforementioned traits listed above, people tend to believe canned food is unhealthy when in actuality, it can be a…

What Goes On Your Body, Goes In Your Body

Mouthwash, laundry detergent, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, deodorant, dental floss, chapstick-just a few items we routinely use to save us time and trick us into thinking they’re actually good for us. But it’s those same items that are breaking down our health and the health of the environment around us.  These common items can be full of…

Get Better Sleep-Add This Proven Method To Your Sleep Tool Belt

What we do in the waking state plays a large role in our ability to sleep soundly during the night.  Much of when we fall asleep, how quickly we fall asleep, and whether or not we stay asleep are impacted by our actions (and nonactions) during our waking hours.  One of the best and zero-cost…

You Are What You Eat…Ate

You probably have heard the quote, “you are what you eat.”  This is absolutely true as every cell in our body is made from the food we eat.  100 calories of blueberries compared to 100 calories of candy will have a different hormonal reaction in your body, especially if this consumption is over weeks, months,…

Reduce Your EMF Exposure

For this week’s blog, I copied and pasted snippets of Dhru Purohit’s blog.  In his blog, he provides a practical guide on mitigating electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and understanding some of the potential dangers.  I believe it’s an important preventive measure to take, especially for children whose brains and bodies are more vulnerable to dirty electricity….

10 Healthy Habits for Kids

I was inspired to create this post after my six-year-old old cousin stayed with me for the week.   He is a sweet, inquisitive, loving ball of energy.  I thoroughly enjoyed having him visit and spending time with him.  Like any young kid, though, he had his moments.  Creating healthy habits with kids reduces these…

The Ultimate Sleep Formula

Looking to fall asleep faster, have fewer awakenings throughout the night, and have a more satisfying slumber waking up in the morning feeling fully refreshed?  Look no further to the formula below.  The recipe is simple to understand but challenging to follow.  Whether you are a sound sleeper or not, following this formula will enhance…

5 Lesser-Known Superfoods

Superfood: A nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.  1.  Sprouts Sprouts are a nutritional powerhouse.  These microgreens are loaded with a plant compound that is converted to sulforaphane.  Sulforaphane is known to have benefits against inflammation and a wide variety of diseases.   Broccoli sprouts contain 20 times more sulforaphane…

If These Came In Pill Form

If there were a pill you could take proven to improve your health in all capacities and slash your risk of all-cause mortalities with little to no side effects, I’m wagering you would at least try it for a month or two.  Taking these “pills” would increase not only your lifespan but also your healthspan. …