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Lifestyle
May 1, 2019

Keep seasonal allergies at bay ~ Proven techniques!

This time of year, I get many questions from my clients about how to treat allergies. Often these clients have been taking A LOT of over-the-counter allergy meds, and are…
mental health Mental Health
April 14, 2019

What is “experience dependent neuroplasticity” and how can it affect me?

Experience-Dependent Plasticity is the continuing process of the creation and re-organization of neuron connections in your brain, depending on your life experiences. The theory means our brain changes over time,…
Detox
April 14, 2019

6 simple steps to decrease toxins in your home

People in developed countries spend an average of more than 90% of their time indoors. As such, indoor environments can be huge contributors to toxic burden and, ultimately, health. The…
Detox
April 14, 2019

Steps to take BEFORE starting Chelation Therapy

First of all, you may be wondering what the heck is Chelation? Chelation is a way to detox you from heavy metals by converting toxic metal ions into a chemically…
Sleep
April 14, 2019

Sleep tips from the Cleveland Clinic

I see it time and time again: a client seeks help for insomnia, and they want to know how to get to sleep faster. Of course, there can be a…
Ayurveda
April 14, 2019

The Ayurvedic “clock”

Most will agree nature has rhythms and cycles. We can make the choice to go with or against these natural diurnal rhythms. In Ayurveda, living in harmony with these cycles…
Lifestyle
April 14, 2019

What is box breathing and why would I do it?

Box breathing is a form of diaphragmatic breathing. This technique is often employed by Navy Seals to stop the fight or flight sympathetic nervous system response and promote relaxation and…
Lifestyle
April 14, 2019

5 Houseplants proven to remove toxins in the air

Many of us love houseplants in our house, why not choose ones that serve a dual purpose and make the air more healthy to breathe in? Allergies, headaches and fatigue…
Nutrition
April 14, 2019

What is Ashwagandha and why should I care?

You may have heard of Ashwagandha; but what is it used for and could it potentially benefit you? Ashwaganda is an herb utilized for over 3,000 years in Ayurveda. PubMed…
Detox
April 14, 2019

The phases of detoxification, demystified.

The average newborn baby already has 287 known toxins in his or her umbilical cord blood. 80,000 toxic chemicals have been released into our environment since the beginning of the…
Mental Health
April 14, 2019

Are depression and anxiety related to inflammation?

Inflammation is a good, and a very necessary, part of our immune system for healing issues such as a cut or a sprained wrist. However if inflammation is persistent, it…

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