Challenge 4: Stocking Up Our Natural Medicine Kit for Wellness Throughout the Holiday Season Listen to this blog in 6 minutes by clicking here. Whether it’s due to snowfall, or from a change in schedule with being back at school, we have transitioned to more [...]
Healthism vs. Health- Living to Avoid Death, or Striving for a Well-Lived Life Part II & September 2017 Health and Integrative Medicine Top Reads
In Part I, I recapped this month’s blogs on healthism and the dangers of preoccupation with health perfectionism. I also reviewed a recent study that assessed dietary quality measurements relating to an outcome, rather than focusing on weight loss or laboratory measurements. The authors found that those with higher [...]
Dietary Rules and Regulations: Is There Really One “Right Diet” for Everyone? Is the “Right Diet” Really the Wrong Diet for You? My series on healthism and finding freedom from the “diet and fitness police” has gotten some feedback. I know for some it has been helpful, and, [...]
A Whole Lotta’ Hazards to Avoid for Heading into a Healthy School Year & A Glimpse at the July 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads
Keeping the Heat on Our Efforts to Simmer the Poisonous Sizzling of Our Planet Last week, we had a summer recap of steps to take for a safer and healthier world. Hopefully, you found the suggestions to optimize your family’s wellness helpful. Now that your skin is protected and [...]
75% of Genes May Be “JUNK,” Scientist Claims! Is This an Oversimplification of “Encoding,” or, is it Proof of the Power of Epigenetics for Health?! Learn 9 Ways to Optimize Your DNA Today!
Scientists Claim Our DNA May Be Mostly Junk: Is This Outrageous or Amazing? Regardless, with Epigenetics, We Can All Optimize Gene Function! Wowzers! As I was ending my work day with my usual activity of reading through some of the latest and most relevant research articles, a [...]
Can You Have an “Allergy” to Essential Oils? If So, Why? Part II & Access to June 2017’s Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads!
A few months ago, I posted two articles that contained important information regarding safe use of essential oils and information about allergic responses that may occur. By being aware of these important topics, the desired benefits of essential oils can be optimized and unwanted responses prevented. Recently, Natural [...]
POPs, PCBs, PVCs, PBDEs, Plasticizers/Phthalates…Oh MY! How to Stay Healthy Living in World of Toxic Alphabet Soup! Part II
Protecting Little Bodies and Our Beloved Brains (Click here to read Part I and/or click here to listen to the 13-minute of Part I and Part II.) In part I, I reviewed the “toxic effects” of chemicals on our brain and bodies. I also remediated the missing [...]
Honoring Our Dad’s New Feature! Want to Keep on the Move and Learn By Listening? Listen to the Blog Here!! (8-minutes) This Sunday, many Americans will be honoring the men in their lives by celebrating Father’s Day. Although we can’t put a price tag on fatherly [...]
It's Summertime, a Popular Travel Season. Don't Let Travel Derail Your Wellness Gains. Essential Oils Can Be a Helpful Tool to Stay On Track and Enjoy Your Trip in a Happier and Healthier Way! As seasons change, so do traveling trends! According to research by the [...]