Healing with Aromatherapy

A Mainstream Practice Affecting Every Aspect of Daily Life

Guest Post by: Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D. In the modern world, our sense of smell is bombarded with, and exhausted by, all the aromas that surround us. Upon awakening, we take baths and showers, lathering ourselves with scented shampoos, soaps, and conditioners, followed by hairspray, gel, and deodorant application, oral hygiene involving toothpastes and mouthwash, […]

8 Health Benefits of Green Juice

How to Fit in Your 9 Servings of Daily Fruits and Vegetables

The American Heart Association recommends eating 9 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables EVERY SINGLE DAY. Did you know that? Better yet, are you doing that? Here’s the sad truth: even if you are getting nine servings of fruits and veggies, which I’m gonna venture to say that most of us aren’t, the nutritional value of […]

Lavender Essential Oil for Stress Relief

3 Ways to Use Lavender to Decrease Stress

Lavender is an incredibly versatile, powerful, and yet still gentle essential oil for naturally balancing our body’s systems. We often recognize it for its ability to both relax and balance emotions, but did you know that it also affects our Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, and our Skin at a deeper level? It promotes a general sense of wellbeing, […]

How To Stay Fit During Pregnancy

6 Exercises to Prepare for Birth

Staying active during pregnancy is very important for our growing bodies and babies, as well as, our strength during labor and our recovery after birth. It is often stated that whatever you were doing before you got pregnant is safe to continue during your pregnancy. While I agree to an extent with this, there are […]

12 Minute Morning Routine To Decrease Stress

How to Promote Physical, Emotional and Mental Health in 12 Minutes or Less

Our bodies are designed to handle stress, and going through bouts of it, is a completely normal and beneficial physiologic response. If I’m being chased by a tiger, I’d much rather my body ramp up and kick into fight or flight mode, than decide to kick back and take a load off! Wouldn’t you? The problem comes, […]