Are goals and self talk important for motivation and our success? I am sure you are familiar with goals and new year’s resolution. Dream-setting is the new term. In all actuality, it is the same. You set a time limit or date to reach your desired goal. This could be to quit smoking, lose weight, stop drinking, exercise more, drink more water, get more sleep, and the list goes on. What we say to ourselves during this process is what’s important. Read More
What is an essential oil? Essential oil is derived from a plant, flower, or tree through different forms of extraction. Essential oils have dated back to the Egyptians 4500BC. It is the chemistry of the plant that gives its valued properties, much like our genetic code. Read More
Adaptogens – Get Ready – Get Set – ADAPT What are adaptogens? An adaptogen is an herb that helps the body to adapt to stress on a physical, mental, or emotional level and brings the body back to normal balance. In addition, adaptogens are also known as tonics. The herbs can be found in combination in pill or liquid form. Read More
TRAVELERS – Health Warning – BE AWARE! Forbes magazine reports that there are on average 2.3 million passengers per day that fly on US carriers. If you are among the many people who travel from airport to airport for work, business, or pleasure, there are several environmental obstacles that you should be aware of namely: germs, pollution, weather, food, and the other people around you. Everything that you eat, drink, breathe, and touch can lead you down the road to illness. Here’s a checklist that will bring your awareness to items and tips to keep you healthy. Read More
So…Do you think you are stressed? It is that time of the year! The Happy Holidays!! Just more stuff to worry about. Pay the bills, get to work on time, finish deadlines, put away Thanksgiving décor, and get out Christmas. Dealing with family you haven’t seen since last Christmas. Parties to go to or parties to plan. Go on vacation with kids. Gifts to buy. We feel like the ever-ready battery bunny, 24-7 go-go-go. Don’t you just want the world to slow down so you can catch up! Read More
Just what is the difference between a virus or a bacteria illness? When we get sick, how do we know what we have? The old saying “feed a cold, starve a fever” is not practical anymore. How do they affect our health? What does the research say? What can we do for prevention?
During a typical flu season, up to 500,000 people worldwide will die from the illness, according to WHO. But occasionally, when a new flu strain emerges, a pandemic results with a faster spread of disease and, often, higher mortality rates. The most deadly flu pandemic, Spanish flu that began in 1918 and sickened up to 40% of the world’s population, killing an estimated 50 million people.