Category Archives: life tips

Mindful Eating

MINDFUL EATING So often we eat mindlessly. We stuff food in while working on our computer, watching TV, or on the run. The pleasure of eating lies in slowing down and fully experiencing all elements of food. Take some time … Continue reading

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YOUR MIND! OPT TO OBSERVE IT

How often throughout our busy workday do we genuinely observe where our mind naturally wanders?  Does it take us into a state of fantasy? humor? stress? fear?  More importantly – do we like where we end up..  The beauty of … Continue reading

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8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS

MEDITATION:  Believing that mediation requires an hour of silence in a zen-like atmosphere is a common misconception.  A mere THREE MINUTES! of stillness and focused breathing has proven to quell anxiety, ease depression and ignite a positive mental state.  Anywhere, anytime … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From A Remote Medical Professional

I recently returned home from a month-long Wilderness First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician course in Leavenworth, Washington. The course content was invaluable, but the icing on the cake was the people I interacted with daily.  Having served in the … Continue reading

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ADRENALINE

Adrenaline, (aka adrenalin or epinephrine), is a hormone, neurotransmitter, and in modern day – a medication. Epinephrine is normally produced by both the adrenal glands and certain neurons.  Specifically it is secreted by the medulla of the adrenal glands.  It … Continue reading

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CILANTRO 101!!

Often we forget that sometimes our best medicine is sitting right in our kitchen, not in our medicine cabinet!  The highlight of this post is the fresh herb, cilantro, and its related health benefits.  Scroll to the bottom if you’d … Continue reading

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BAOBAB, MANGOSTEEN AND SAVORY CINNAMON!

Today I wanted to give you a dose of food as medicine.  Enjoy!  Let’s explore these three superfoods and their benefits: BAOBAB: The “upside down” Baobab Tree found across sub-Saharan Africa produces a melon like fruit with legendary healing properties. … Continue reading

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