The Power of a Detox Bath

Do you ever feel so run-down that you have to force yourself to get up and do things? Do you wake up feeling tired or feel like you’re ready to go back to bed just an hour or two after getting up? If the phrase, “I’m already tired tomorrow” hits home for you, a relaxing …

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

The warm breezes and sunny skies are calling us outside, and we … are sitting inside looking at our phones. It’s a disturbing trend that so many families spend more time indoors than they do out. Experts have called this “Nature Deficit Disorder” and predict that it will have dire consequences for both health and …

Stop Diarrhea Naturally

Diarrhea is one of those unpleasant (gross) things that no one wants to talk about but that we all suffer from at one time or another. It can range from mild to severe, yellow to green (eww), but whenever it strikes, you have three choices: 1) suffer, 2) take an over-the-counter or prescription medicine, or …

How to Choose a Probiotic

Probiotics are often in the news, and you’ve probably heard about them many times. But do you take probiotics already? Do you take them consistently? Today, I want to tell you why I take probiotics everyday and how to choose a probiotic for yourself. Why are probiotics important? Our bodies are full of bacteria – …

Horse Chestnuts: Natural Relief for Varicose Veins

No one wakes up one morning and says, “Hey, I think in another ten years, I’d like to have lots of bulging varicose veins!” It’s one of those things that creeps up on us, sometimes during pregnancy, sometimes not until later in life. Yet this doesn’t have to be an inevitable development because the beautiful …

The Problem with Fluoride

In America, fluoride is hailed as a great public health service, as the savior of countless teeth for generations. It’s added to our drinking water & toothpaste and applied directly to our teeth at the dentist’s office. The American Dental Association and other groups are very proud of this substance and frequently tout its benefits …

Promote Restful Sleep Naturally

How many mornings do you wake up feeling groggy and saying, “I didn’t sleep well.” For me, it’s been too many mornings to count! Thankfully, the world of holistic health has many options to help promote restful sleep. From herbal tea to aromatherapy, restful sleep is not far away. Let’s look at aromatherapy options first…. …

Hidden Dangers of EMFs

We’re surrounded by invisible electromagnetic fields almost everywhere we go. In our homes, work places, schools, cars. What are these fields and what do they mean for your family’s health? To put it simply, electromagnetic fields (EMFs) occur wherever electricity flows. The higher the voltage and current, the more powerful the EM field. Electromagnetic fields …

Why I Drink a Glass of Water First Thing Each Morning

My morning routine is the same everyday: bathroom first, of course, then head downstairs and fill a glass with pure water. I drink about half, then take my probiotic and lower bowel tonic, then finish off the rest. My morning glass of water has become to me what a cup of coffee is to many …

My Daily Vitamin Routine

Vitamins are in the news all the time – get your B vitamins! Buy CoQ10! Don’t overdose on Vitamin A! Getting nutrients from the foods we eat is the best way and is the way our bodies are designed to get the building blocks we need. It goes without saying that eating potato chips all …