7 Natural Tips to Stay Healthy & Recover Faster for Kids & Adults

School starts, the weather turns cold and kids get sick!  What can you do to minimize the number of illnesses each year?  And how can you help your kids (and yourself) feel better faster, when they do get sick?  Here are my top 7 tips and tricks to stay healthier and recover faster: #1: Cool Mist Humidifier + Essential Oils:…

5 Natural Tips for a Healthy Fall and Winter Season!

Sleep, eat and move your way to better health.  Here are 5 simple tips to keep your immune system happy, healthy and resilient all season long: #1: Go to bed at the same time, get up at the same time. Ever heard of Circadian Rhythm?  Circadian Rhythm (see below) is the natural daily rhythm that helps regulate our hormones, appetite…

Winter Wellness in Maine

Winter is the darkest, coldest time of the year.  It is a time when all of nature takes a break from ‘doing’ – Animals hibernate, plants are dormant, even insects are quiet but we humans just keep scurrying about as if nothing had changed.  We keep up the same, frantic pace all year long, living on minimal sleep, maximum caffeine…

What Should I Eat?

Health is complex interaction between the internal workings of the body and the external environment. The internal environment of the body needs to maintain equilibrium while the external environment is constantly changing. It is an amazing feat and when in a state of health the body maintains equilibrium with seemingly little effort. In reality it requires a great deal of…

Fasting, Cleansing & Detoxing

We live in a beautiful, dirty world.   Our water and air quality are generally poor, our food is not as nutritious as it once was and we continue to add toxins and poisons to our nvironment through manufacturing, nuclear power and drilling for oil and natural gas – to name just a few.  Our bodies absorb these toxins and…

The Social Stigma of Ill Health

As Americans we live in a fast-paced, goal-oriented society that leaves no room for illness or even simple relaxation.  We work 40+ hours every week, take very little vacation time, drink too much coffee and alcohol and spend billions of dollars on antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication every year.  When we do take time off we numb out, trying to forget…