Video: CBD Oil– Is It Legit Medicine or a “Magical Elixir”?

By | January 25th, 2019|Articles, CBD Oil, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

CBD Oil… Hype, Harm, or Heck Yay! Part III   Watch video 1 here. Watch video 2 here.   The Summary of CBD So Far… In Part I of my CBD (cannabidiol) series, I reviewed its rise in popularity and how it is being praised as a “miracle elixir” throughout the whole nation. I [...]

Medical Breakthrough or the Latest Craze? CBD Oil… Hype, Harm, or Heck Yay! Part III & a Link to December 2018 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | January 21st, 2019|Articles, CBD Oil, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well, Top Reads of the Month|

Why CBD Oil Is Not the Latest “Health Fad” and Some of Its Accepted Medical Indications & Inquiries In Part I of my CBD (cannabidiol) series, I explained why it is so popular and some precautions one should have be aware of before taking it. In Part II, I reviewed the history of the cannabis [...]

Slow and Steady Wins the Race for Optimizing Change: Inching Your Way into Better Health, Hormonal Harmony, and Heightened Happiness in 2019

By | January 1st, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, latest news, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

For many, the flip of the calendar to January 1st signifies the start of New Year’s resolutions. Clicking through the blogosphere could easily lead one to believe that they are in the minority if they don’t have an action plan for making 2019 “the best year yet.” Let me put those of you who have [...]

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Video: My Favorite “Christmas Blend” and Essential Oils to Diffuse and Use for the Holidays

By | December 25th, 2018|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

Happy Holidays Everyone! Welcome to the last video in my series to support you in staying sane and happy during this hectic time of year. I wanted to pop in to wish you all good tidings as well as to provide you with a video of yesterday's article on my favorite "Christmas Blend" [...]

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Video: Dealing with Addictions During the Holidays: How Essential Oils and Spirituality Can Help

By | December 13th, 2018|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

After concluding my mini dissertation on the emotional, physical, and spiritual benefits of various species of frankincense oil, I continued with my theme of essential oils and the sacred in this week’s article. I felt compelled to share more ways that spirituality and essential oils can support our brain and biochemistry. This time, [...]

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Dealing with Addictions During the Holidays and How Essential Oils and Spirituality Can Help One Cope & a Link to November 2018 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

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

  Last week, I concluded our discussion on the many powerful benefits of frankincense (Boswellia sp.) and the properties and actions of the four most popular species. My goal was to help you in deciding between which oil brand would best support you and your loved ones during the holiday jitters and daily stressors. The [...]

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Video- The Merger of Medicine and Spirituality: Uplifting the Soul with Essential Oils

By | November 15th, 2018|Articles, Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

    This week, I provide you with the second pre-holiday stress prevention tip. My hope is that these resources will assist you in finding more cheer and ease during this hectic time of year. In the previous video, I reviewed how the brain was the master controller of the stress response. It [...]

Video: How Rejection Hurts Your Health and How to Fuel Healthy Relationships

By | November 2nd, 2018|Essential Oils, Holistic, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

      In this week’s article, I discussed the biological and biochemical impacts of rejection. It boils down to the fact that rejection triggers stress, stress triggers inflammation, and inflammation drives disease processes. I wanted to provide you with this knowledge now, because we are approaching the holiday season. This means it [...]

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How Social Connections & Rejection Effect Health & How to Nourish Your Genes with Better Relationships

By | October 30th, 2018|Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

            Sociogenomics is the study of how biology and social behavior interact for the evolution of species. Genes are programmed and enforced through social regulation which influences how our brains function. (source) This fascinating research is validating how and why similar habits and behaviors exist and are perpetuated within members [...]

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