Why you Should Walk After Dinner

One of the best things you can do for your overall health is to take a walk after your final meal of the day.  Walking alone is one of the best exercises one can do.  We know that exercise of any kind is extremely good for us, not just from a physical but also a…

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…

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. …

Wisdom from 1st Graders

The class is in session: your teacher, 1st graders.  There’s a lot you can learn from the actions of six and seven-year-olds.  Observing them throughout the years as a teacher, I’ve found characteristics that I, as an adult, would like to do more of, and if I did, I would be more healthy and happy….

Going Against the Grain

     Bread, cereal, tortillas, chips, pasta, and bagels.  These foods used to be staples in my diet.  Now, I hardly eat them, or if I do, I look for healthier alternatives (discussed in the last paragraph).  Here are three of the biggest reasons I don’t consume grains to the extent that I used to….

Energy Boosting Foods

Sorry, no candy bars, sodas, chips, or fast food happy meals made this list of energy-boosing foods.  Here are my favorite foods that provide lasting, sustainable, healthy energy.  Dark Chocolate: The list starts with my favorite, dark chocolate.  Dark Chocolate naturally contains caffeine.  A couple of pieces of dark chocolate is an excellent pick-me-up snack…