healthy living Tag

Stress impacts the whole body.  When a stressful situation occurs, the nervous system responds and immediately increases cortisol and adrenaline to prepare the body for emergency action.  Your heart rate and blood pressure increase, muscles tighten, you may feel nauseous, and begin breathing harder.  Although this is a natural response to...

Before catching a flight back home the other day, I decided to connect with nature on an hour-long walk.  The air was crisp as ever, and the sunshine lit up the blue sky.  I’m always inspired by nature, but today everything seemed raw, and stripped...

Brassicas are one of my favorite groups of vegetables, and they’re perfect for a hearty comfort-food meal this Fall!  These brilliant foods rank as the healthiest vegetables around. Brassicas are also known as cruciferous vegetables and they belong to the Brassicaceae family, more commonly known...

  A lot of excitement had built up to the day I received the lab results from food allergy testing.  I was desperate to heal my sick body and I knew that if I honored my new dietary guidelines, I’d soon find myself feeling better.  The...

Budgeting your time and resources is key to succeeding in all areas of life; and this is especially true when it comes to your health. What does your budget look like and how often are you preparing home-cooked meals versus eating out? Consider this food for thought...

The law of attraction is the name given to the belief that “like attracts like”.  By focusing on positive thoughts, you bring about positive results, by focusing on negative thoughts you bring about negative results.  “Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition...

Budgeting is a practice that we implement in many areas of our life; we budget our money, our time, and our efforts. If we didn’t, we could easily end up broke, burned out and exhausted!  The practice of shopping on a budget is no different....

We may occasionally think about savoring a bite of food, or savoring a special moment but today I’d like to talk about savoring some “normal” moments in your day.  Taking time out for you; to breathe, be present and find beauty in the simple things. Beach...

Happy New Year! If you're like many people, the start of the new year means that you're focused on some new resolutions for 2017. But if you want to stick with your resolution for more than just a few days or weeks, here are a few tips...

This week, I'm sharing one of the simplest ways to help ease some of the daily stress we all encounter in our lives. It's a two-part mantra: give permission, release control. Enjoy the video above to see what I mean! Want more tips for managing your...