TOP 7 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS

WHY SHOULD WE BOTHER REDUCING CHRONIC INFLAMMATION?  “constant or out-of-control inflammation in the body leads to ill health, and  eating to avoid constant inflammation promotes better health and can ward off disease”, says Russell Greenfield, MD, a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a private-practice physician.Continue reading “TOP 7 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS”

PREVENT OR GET OUT OF NECK PAIN FOR GOOD!

Listen to this short audio recording to learn WHY EXERCISE IS SO IMPORTANT FOR NECK PAIN:   In short, you will hear that when our neck and upper back muscles become weakened, our head leans forward. This misalignment puts a ton of strain on our cervical spine which results in neck pain. I have providedContinue reading “PREVENT OR GET OUT OF NECK PAIN FOR GOOD!”

Weight Loss: Is timing everything?

For millions of years our genes have been reacting according to our patterns of behavior.  If we keep this in mind when looking at our bodies tendency to store or use fat as as energy, it makes weight loss quite simple.  Let’s say you walk 10 minutes after a meal as opposed to before aContinue reading “Weight Loss: Is timing everything?”

FIVE MINUTES DAY KEEPS THE BACK PAIN AWAY!

Having been in the fitness industry for ten years, I can say from experience that one of the major roadblocks which impedes client’s progress is the “I don’t have enough time in the day for exercise” statement. As a firm believer in the idea that even 5 minutes (of intentional movement) a day will keepContinue reading “FIVE MINUTES DAY KEEPS THE BACK PAIN AWAY!”

Natural Tick Repellent

Remember, what we put on our skin ends up INSIDE our body!  Our skin is the largest organ we are walking around with – let’s feed it quality substances.  When it comes to living a healthy and organic lifestyle, what we lather on our bod is just as significant as what we put in our mouths.  Here is aContinue reading “Natural Tick Repellent”

GREAT ATTITUDE YIELDS GRATITUDE

              What cultivates our gratitude, or our lack there of, is our attitude toward whatever we meet as our daily lives unfold. How we approach our work, how we respond to interactions with family, friends, or someone we just met – the words and energy we choose to useContinue reading “GREAT ATTITUDE YIELDS GRATITUDE”

Could it be Adrenal Fatigue?

What are adrenals?  Our adrenal glands are endocrine glands that sit right on top of our kidneys. They produce hormones that aid our body in controlling blood sugar, burning protein and fat,  and regulating blood pressure. They as well produce hormones in response to stress – playing a huge role in the flight or fight response. Continue reading “Could it be Adrenal Fatigue?”

Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?

Love thy neighbor as thyself? I think we can all agree this suggestion at times can be challenging as we race about our day, determined to complete the task at hand and focused on our individual path. We see reality through our perspective alone. So when we get thwarted by someone on their own trajectory,Continue reading “Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?”

Sunday Soul Food- GOODNESS

What a different experience it is when you go through the day HONESTLY paying attention to how you are treating others… in every single encounter.  Looking more closely at how the reality you find yourself in might be perceived by those around you, and less closely at your own perception.  Naturally, this is challenging –Continue reading “Sunday Soul Food- GOODNESS”