As the industry grows, so do the number of essential oil manufacturers and channels for buying. I am often asked, “How do I know which is better? What’s the difference?” Remember, however you are using these products, whether directly applying to your skin or inhaling, they will be absorbed into your body. So knowing the … Continue reading What’s the Difference?
The human body has amazing powers to protect and heal itself. For example, controlling a consistent temperature and regulating glucose levels are just two ways our body maintains a homeostatic balance. When we are in good health, we are resilient, capable of fighting viruses and environmental stresses. But when we are out of balance or … Continue reading Natural Remedies
What is meditation to you? Most would think meditation requires “an inner state that is still, where the mind becomes silent”. Typically sitting in lotus position and chanting Om with the intent of attaining enlightenment. But don’t let that intimidate you, it can be so much more than that! I used to set goals for … Continue reading Personalize Meditation to Fit Your Lifestyle
The benefits of practicing mindfulness are documented in psychology publications, reported by popular news sources and even included in corporate wellness programs. This old age practice is gaining popularity for the positive effects it can offer in a wide range of applications: Cognitive function and working memory Athletic performance Communication and relationships Just Google the … Continue reading Life Hacks for being Mindful
One world led to the other. Like many Americans, my yoga practice started with the physical practice of asana. I enjoyed vinyasa classes for the work out. Over the years, I began appreciating the value of meditation and Ayurveda for the mind, body and soul. I found a great introductory book that combines the spiritual history … Continue reading Ayurveda & Essential Oils
I believe in approaching health holistically, and practicing functional medicine to reach and maintain balance. I advocate for eating whole foods, exercising regularly and tapping nature's gifts to promote health. When I became a mother, my view of living healthy expanded to include the use of natural products in our home. I switched out cleaning … Continue reading My Story