A Review of the “Estrogenic” Essential Oils: Fennel Oil Part I

By | April 10th, 2018|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

The Science to Set the Saga Straight…Hormonal Effects and Essential Oils & Link to March 2018 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads             Listen to Part II of my review of clary sage oil in about 7 minutes below.   Listen to this blog in about 8 minutes [...]

How Positive Belief, a Little Hope, and Essential Oils Can Bolster Health Outcomes & Link to February 2018 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | March 20th, 2018|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

              If it Were Not for Hope, the Heart Would Break. -Thomas Fuller You can listen to this blog in less than 8 minutes here.   American Heart Month spurred my desire to dig deeper into what it means to have a more comprehensive and integrated approach [...]

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Could Isolation or Toxic Relationships Be Harming Your Heart and Health? & January 2018 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | February 13th, 2018|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

            The Healing Power of Connection and the Dangers of Loneliness Part II: Toxicity, Ambivalence, Loneliness- The Deadly Trio for the Heart It’s time to put down the fork attached to the gluten-free, organic, nutrient-dense, guilt-free bite, hang up the obsessive biohacks (for a minute), and chew on how your [...]

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Revisiting Cats and Animals and Essential Oils & December 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | January 16th, 2018|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

              Listen to this blog in about 5 minutes below.   Maybe you weren’t aware of it, but a post on the “toxicity of essential oils to cats” recently went viral on Facebook. I heard about it through an oils group I belong to. I wanted to [...]

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Essential Oils- The Ancient Tradition of Healing Meets Modern and Holistic Medicine & November 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | December 12th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

  Listen to this blog in 4 minutes below:   For the past few weeks, I’ve been focusing on the emotion of Gratitude™ and have discussed how essential oils can effectively modulate our moods and physiology in distinct ways. This week, on my Healing, Health, and Wellness blog, I highlight how the essential [...]

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How You Can Support Your Body and Mental Health by Loving on Your Microbiome with Food, Movement, and Essential Oils & October 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Medicine Reads

By | November 7th, 2017|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

    Listen to the full blog in less than 10 minutes here. The research of the human microbiome (the population of microbes in and on humans and their genes) has led us to discover the major role it has on our wellness. These critters impact our physiology, biochemistry, and psychology in powerful ways. I [...]

Healthism vs. Health- Living to Avoid Death, or Striving for a Well-Lived Life Part II & September 2017 Health and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | October 10th, 2017|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

            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 [...]

Diet Crazed, Weight Obsessed, Health Fixated, and Food Wars? & August 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | September 12th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well, Top Reads of the Month|

Has the “Health and Wellness Industry” Contributed to the Obesity Epidemic? Part II               Why Diets and Weight Loss Don’t Cause Better Health In Part I, I explored how the societal pressure for the perfect diet, health, and body may be causing more harm than good. Furthermore, the very [...]

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

By | August 8th, 2017|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

            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 [...]

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