I’ve talked many times about how weight loss comes down to more than just calories. That’s why starving yourself tends to lead to short-term results. Much of your weight loss success comes down to balancing your weight loss hormones. Now, I’m not talking about your reproductive hormones. I’m talking about the hormones that are responsible for storing fat, and controlling your appetite. These … [Read more...] about Your Weight Loss Hormones. How to Make Them Work!
Totally true story. I went through a horrible stretch a few years ago where I was beyond exhausted. I was not sleeping and felt groggy all day. But despite being exhausted, I would lie awake all night tossing and turning. So I totally get that you can be exhausted and still not be sleeping. During the worst of that stretch, I averaged under 20 hours of sleep A WEEK. Let me tell you, that’s way … [Read more...] about 7 Sneaky Reasons You’re Exhausted & Still Not Sleeping
So this week I wanted to do a quick little roundup. Because I have quite a few free programs aimed at living healthier, putting an end to bloating, and decreasing other feelings of discomfort. But you have to really hunt for them on my site. So, I thought to myself, what if I just made it easy? Who has time to go hunting around my website, looking for these free plans? I sure don’t. Life is … [Read more...] about 3 Free Programs to Stop Bloating/End Food Cravings
There’s so much buzz about vitamin D lately. And for good reason. It’s becoming more and more apparent that vitamin D is essential for not just building health. But staying healthy for years to come. Bone Health This is massively important for your bone health. Sure, you can pop a bunch of calcium pills, hoping to avert osteoporosis. But all that pill popping is a waste of money if your vitamin … [Read more...] about Vitamin D: How Much to Take/ Why You Need It
My mother was a native New Yorker. And New Yorkers love their bagels. So I ate lots of sesame and poppy seed bagels with a cream cheese schmear growing up. I also gave seeds to my bird as a snack. But that was the end of my seed relationship. Little did i know how I was missing out. Now that I’m older, I try to include seeds daily in my diet. Many contain vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. … [Read more...] about 6 Seeds for Hormone Balance, Heart Health, & More!
You probably get that healthy living is pretty important. After all, who wouldn't want to be healthy? But do you follow that up with action? Just because you're aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, doesn't mean you'll actually follow through. A lot of the time people find themselves either unaware of what they need to do in order to be as healthy as possible. Or they become … [Read more...] about Unhealthy Lifestyle? 3 Things to Do Now to Change That!
We know that eating lots of fruit and vegetables lowers our risk of developing diabetes. And we understand that we should cut out fatty meats from our diet to improve heart health. But can we eat our way to better mental health? The stigma of mental health is lessening as more people are willing to discuss their own experiences. And rightly so. This is something that should be talked … [Read more...] about Healthy Mood: Better Food – Eat For Mental Health
OK gang. We’re gonna get real personal today. I’ve suffered from fibrocystic breast disease since I was teenager. Talking about this feels awkward. But maybe my experience can help someone else going this. I’ve had cysts, lumps, tons of pain. So I’m sharing my story in hopes that it can help others struggling with fibrocystic breasts. What is fibrocystic breast disease? Well, it really isn’t a … [Read more...] about The Natural Way I Deal with Breast Pain & Cysts
The girly girl in me loves trying on new makeup. A little known fact about me is that I once dabbled with the idea of becoming a makeup artist. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become extremely picky about the makeup I wear. I won’t let anything touch me skin that isn’t made of clean ingredients that are non-toxic. And that’s why I was super excited to try Vapour Organic Beauty. (Full disclosure: I … [Read more...] about Vapour Organic Beauty: My Review
Chronic back pain is truly a pain. It can affect your sleep, your work performance, and your ability to be active. But there's no reason to let back pain win. Here are just a few ways that you can strike back against back pain. Buy the right mattress A mattress that’s too soft could be aggravating your bad back. Doctors recommend a firm mattress that can support your spine. You can buy … [Read more...] about Strike Back Against Back Pain
I’ve been pretty proud of myself lately. I’ve been drinking lots of water. That means laying low on the coffee. And remembering to hydrate myself before I feel thirst. So I don’t want all my hard work to be compromised by having the wrong water filtration system. How much water do you need? There’s a lot of confusion about how much water daily is ideal. I’ve talked about this before, so if … [Read more...] about The Perfect Water Filtration System (Based on You!)
Wanna slow down the aging process? You're in good company. It's no wonder there are so many products on the market claiming to help slow the aging process. So how do you reduce the signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles? Hold onto your wallets! Because I'm going to go over some anti-aging products that don't cost a lot of money! Well, let's start with a no-brainer. Keep hydrated, both … [Read more...] about 5 Anti-Aging Foods You Need to Eat Now!