In recent history, we’ve been made to fear the sun. Popular outlets push to sell us sunscreens with claims that we need a barrier between our skin and UV rays - and that the sun will always cause skin cancers and should be avoided as much as possible. But to the contrary, we need sunshine. Direct, uninhibited sunshine. That’s where healing and true reparations happen! It is my hope to shine some positive light (pun intended) on why we need the sun, how to get it safely, and the scientifically backed benefits of therapeutic sunshine.
If you're like most, your stress levels went through the roof this last year.
While it may seem manageable, chronic stress can lead to fatigue, headaches, upset stomach, nervousness, irritability or even chronic disease. Regular exercise, sleep, meditation and good nutrition are some of the best ways to combat stress, but several vitamins and supplements can also help.
School is back in session. And parents across the country let out a collective “halleluiah”! But amidst the joy and excitement, there is still the anticipation of all the sniffles, coughs and sore throats that inevitably pass their way around the classroom . As parents, our natural tendency is to do everything we can to shield our children, supporting them both emotionally and physically. While we can’t protect our kids against every illness, there are several things we can do to support their health right now.
Several years ago, I learned about the benefits of cold exposure from some of the big names in the world of health optimization – Tim Ferriss, Ben Greenfield, Dave Asprey, Wim Hof and Tony Robbins to name a few. Not quite ready to bathe in a tub of ice, I started with cold showers. I added shirtless walks during the winter (yes, my neighbors think I’m nuts). Finally, I ventured into the world of the cold plunge – full immersion up to the neck in water ranging from 35-45 degrees. This routine is here to stay…
"As above, so below" - are famous words spoken by Hermes. The stars and the movement of the celestial bodies can be utilized to help us understand:
Low Dose Allergen Therapy is an innovative new way to treat allergies. Instead of desensitizing and suppressing the immune system, LDA retrains it.
In today’s fast-paced and stressful world, it can be easy to neglect our inner lives. But research shows that spirituality – be it through traditional religion, meditation, crystal healing or something of your own making – can have lasting, positive effects on our mental health, self-esteem and physical health.
As we learn more about the impact of COVID-19, one aspect that requires additional focus is the long-term, lingering symptoms that many suffer. This is commonly referred to as Long-Hauler Phenomenon or Long-Hauler Syndrome.
Ayurveda is a self-healing modality encompassing diet, herbal and tonic enhancements, exercise, meditation, beauty practices and ritual all based on your constitution or what is called your ‘Dosha’.
If you desire to live in more alignment with your body, mind and emotions this ancient medicine can offer practices to live your life with more vim and vigor.
A plant-based diet, when incorporated in a balanced way, can have incredible benefits for your overall health. I have a few easy tips for incorporating more plant based meals into your world.