Serotonin is a key hormone that deserves our full attention as it impacts our entire body! Most people know that this hormone stabilizes our mood, feelings of well-being, and happiness. But it doesn’t end there. Serotonin helps with sleeping, eating, and digestion. It also enables brain cells and other nervous system cells to communicate withContinue reading “SEROTONIN SERIES Pt 3”
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4 SAVORY, HEALTHY AND EASY RECIPES!
Kale, Peach, and Cabbage Salad Full of vitamin C-rich kale, peaches, and red cabbage this salad boosts your collagen.. 1 bunch kale, preferably dinosaur/lacinato 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage 1 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced 2 scallions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Continue reading “4 SAVORY, HEALTHY AND EASY RECIPES!”
From Go, go, go to Slow, slow, slow…
It seems that at least every other client I work with shares that their primary health concern is adrenal fatigue… which we all know by now comes from chronic stress. What’s ironic is that this IS one of the conditions that we have some control over. It really begins with our mindset. In present dayContinue reading “From Go, go, go to Slow, slow, slow…”
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 – one can “meditate”. 2. LAUGHTER: Let it be thy medicine. Why? Well, firstContinue reading “8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS”
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 plays an important role in our body’s fight-or-flight response by increasing blood flow to muscles,Continue reading “ADRENALINE”
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. This fruit contains 6X more Vitamin C than oranges, 2X as much calcium than aContinue reading “BAOBAB, MANGOSTEEN AND SAVORY CINNAMON!”
DIRTY DOZEN – ORGANIC OR BUST!
Last week the EWG (Environmental Working Group) published it’s 2018 Dirty Dozen list. According to the working group’s tests, the 12 fruits and veggies on the list below contain the highest amount of pesticides. WHY SHOULD WE CARE? While opting out of “organic” may save you a few buckaroos, when it comes to the dirtyContinue reading “DIRTY DOZEN – ORGANIC OR BUST!”