Put Yourself on Your List: 8 Holiday Self-Care Tips

The holidays are a time for celebration. They bring out the best in us -- gratitude, gift-giving, love, family, friendship, and more. But as wonderful as they are, holidays can also get stressful quite quickly. While we look forward to seeing family and friends, the pressure of managing gifts, traveling, and even family dynamics [...]

How To Kick Holiday Sugar Cravings

Sugar is everywhere during the holidays - between the candy, cookies, parties, and yummy desserts, it’s tough to stay away from sugar during the holidays. The trouble is that even just a little bit of sugar can kick off cravings and the temptation binge, even for the best of us. Many people don’t realize the [...]

Holidays Got You Feeling Stressed? Here’s What to Do

It’s so easy to get frazzled during the holidays. Gifts, parties, outfits, in-laws -- it can be challenging to manage your stress and energy with so much going on, especially because stress tends to sneak up on you if you don’t keep an eye on it. Many people don’t realize that the more stressed [...]

IS VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY IMPACTING YOUR MOOD, WELLBEING, AND HORMONES?

Are you getting enough vitamin B12? You want to make sure you have plenty of this amazing vitamin. B12 is a building block for wellbeing. Your body uses it for a wide variety of things, including smooth brain function, hormones, vibrant skin, and mood regulation. About 15% of Americans are deficient in vitamin B12 and [...]

NO SLEEP? 4 STEPS TO GET BETTER SLEEP

Sleep is a foundational part of wellbeing. Your body needs deep, quality sleep to recover and restore your cells after the stresses of a long day. Sleep is especially important for your brain; it’s during sleep that you consolidate memories and repair your neurons. If you have trouble relaxing at night, or you feel like [...]

TOP 4 NATURAL COLD AND FLU REMEDIES

Winter is coming, and it’s bringing cold and flu season with it. There’s still no cure for the common cold, and in my experience flu vaccines are hit-or-miss. But if you dread this time of year, I have some good news: there’s plenty you can do to keep yourself healthy. These four natural remedies bolster your [...]

10 SUMMER SNAFUS & SOLUTIONS

Many don’t realize the health mistakes they make during the summer. A majority of these snafus are even things I grew up doing as a child – but now I know better! It's easy to overlook health during the summer months, when all you want to do is be outside, soaking up the sunshine and [...]

Fight Spring Allergies with Mocktails

  The first step to fighting Spring allergies is through nutrition. People often forget that food is medicine, and we can help our bodies fight off allergens like pollen, dust, and blooming flowers through the nutrients found in the foods we eat. There are 3 mocktails that are my [...]

Supporting Your Baby’s Microbiome: Why Infant Gut Bacteria Matters

This post is sponsored by Evivo, all opinions are my own.   It’s no secret, the gut, gut bacteria and a balanced microbiome are all becoming household terms. Most doctors and moms understand the importance of a healthy microbiome and its implications on the health of both the baby and the mother.  Although researchers continue [...]

Choose Fish Over Flax for Cancer Prevention

Old news: Omega-3 fatty acids improve brain function and eyesight; they also reduce heart disease, digestive issues, depression, osteoporosis, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis, ADHD, cancer, and more. These are essential fatty acids, meaning that they are necessary for human health, but your body can’t make them (you have to get them from [...]