Health Tips

Changing Seasons: Herbs for Warmth in the Winter

Just as nature moves in cycles, our bodies move differently through different seasons of life, and different seasons of the year. When we were younger, our bodies are continually growing and developing. I see this in the perpetual energy of my daughters. As we grow older, however, we experience changes in our bodies, energy, and…

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Playing in the Summer Sun: 5 Herbal Remedies for Your Skin

There’s nothing like the summertime, laying out on the beach listening to the waves roll by, frolicking in the water, a lazy stroll during the evening sunset. But, there’s nothing worse than waking the next morning to a searing and painful sunburn. The summer sun can overheat our bodies, whether it’s dehydration over stimulating the…

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What Keeps You Stuck and the #1 Way to Get Unstuck

January 1st we reflect on what changes we made this last year, and we focus on goals and dreams for 2014. Yet, by the middle of January, we feel disheartened, stressed out, and stuck in old patterns and habits. The cold weather doesn’t help, and as we hibernate inside, we seek comfort foods and cycles…

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The Stress Test: How Stress Can Bring Down Your Immune System

  Everyone experiences some stress in their daily life, but chronic stress floods your body with stress hormones, cortisol, and adrenaline, which can dramatically lower your immune system. One thing is for sure; life doesn’t stop. In addition to reducing stress triggers, learning how to deal with daily stress will not only nurture our body…

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Top 5 Quick Immune Building Tips to Fend off the Flu

It’s that time of year, when colds and the flu run rampant. If you find yourself avoiding everyone you meet when the cold season starts, or you experience the sniffles or a cough that never seems to go away, now’s the time to take a closer look at boosting your immune system. Our immune systems…

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