Spiced Chaga Tea

So it’s bloody cold out, but we’re getting there… March is just around the corner and soon we’ll all be in bathing suits complaining about the heat, right? But meantime, here’s a little something delicious to warm you from your head to your toes, from the inside out. It’s also easy to get dehydrated in…

My Intention to Celebrate

A big realization for me recently was that in trying to do things differently than I have been – BETTER than I have been – it may not be about doing anything that looks radically different, but about refocusing my intent as I do these same things. I was recently doing that New Year thing…

Holiday Sweet Tooth Guide

Happy Holidays, everyone! Whatever events you may be into celebrating, I think we can probably agree that we’re all into celebrating food. And as this time of year tends to find us surrounded with not-so-healthy temptations, I put together a little something to help you out – my seasonal gift to you! Check out my…

Symptoms

Let’s talk symptoms. What is a symptom? I’d love it if you would pause here a moment and really think about what experiencing symptoms means to you (upset stomach, a headache, fatigue, any old ache or pain, etc), and how you deal with them. Symptoms are your body’s way of communicating with you, indicating that…

12 Herbs to Help you Sleep & Bedtime Tea

Having trouble sleeping? There’s a whole lovely selection of naturally relaxing herbs that are great for helping you catch those Z’s. Many of them are simply calming without causing drowsiness, making them appropriate for stress or anxiety in the daytime as well (but save valerian for night time only). See chart below for a description…

Top 10 Food Rules

If you’re interested in eating and/or living in a healthier way, but aren’t sure where to begin, here’s a great first baby step that is enjoyable, quick, relaxing, simple, and yet highly educational: Read Michael Pollan’s book Food Rules. While I recommend taking your time with it, it is short enough that it can be…

Free Digestion/Mood Talk Tonight

Your digestive system and your nervous system are inextricably linked. It’s not surprising then that our mood or emotions can have a profound impact on our digestive system, and conversely, the state of our digestive system can have a dramatic impact on our mood and emotions. There are many ways that one can affect the…