[Stepping on my soap box] I’ll admit I’m not much for conventional medicine/intervention unless absolutely necessary. I always try natural remedies first, and I’m proud (and grateful!!!) to say my son will be 3 in January and he’s never been on antibiotics or medications other than the occasional Tylenol or Motrin. Please note: I believe there… Continue reading How my 2-year old Overcame Illness Naturally
Everyone knows I’m obnoxiously positive and optimistic, but there are times when I feel crushed to my soul, crippled with fear, anger, grief and pain…but I still have hope. I’m probably one of the least political people you will ever meet. I’ll be honest; I’ve never really kept up, I don’t watch the news, and… Continue reading Now is the Time for Connection & Love
What is an Essential Oil? Watch video HERE. If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. Essential… Continue reading What is an Essential Oil?
I personally have a love/hate relationship with alcohol…then again…who doesn’t?! My experiences go as follows: 1- As a child, my parents were addicted to alcohol so my outlook on what alcohol was and how people acted while drinking it were somewhat flawed. I saw the worst of alcohol’s effects, blamed alcohol and wanted no part… Continue reading All About Alcohol
I HAVE BEEN THERE…I get it…The vicious cycle…the guilt, the shame, the frustration. I’ll start Monday I say. I’ll do better next time I say. Monday and Tuesday go super well and then Wednesday I get stressed or sad or lonely or triggered in some way or another and BOOM- I’m back to square one.… Continue reading WHY Do We Self-Sabotage?
My Personal Experience with Vitex: I’m obsessed! My first experience with vitex was when I was getting off birth control a few years ago to conceive our son. I thought it would take a few months to regulate my cycle, and I was pregnant the first month! My recent experience was because I was experiencing… Continue reading Reduce PMS & Acne with Vitex
I recently started back on my morning smoothies to get all of my greens and super foods into my day in one shot. Well, let me tell you how my body responds to sugar in the morning: LIKE CRAP! I know it looks pretty, but looks can be deceiving! 9am: Smoothie Recipe: 1 cup organic… Continue reading My Blood Sugar Crash