Whole Foods Plant Based Diet Plan

What is a Whole-Foods-Plant-Based Diet Plan?

The “Whole-Foods-Plant-Based” diet plan has been getting a huge amount of attention since the release of the Forks Over Knives documentary. (If you haven’t watched the documentary yet, I highly recommend it. It’s awesome, informative and inspiring!) The Whole Foods Plant Based diet plan (often abbreviated online as WFBP) is often described as “vegan” but it is much more than that, focusing solely on whole foods including nuts, fruits, vegetables, beans, and grains. Read more about What is a Whole-Foods-Plant-Based Diet Plan?

The Emotional Component of Physical Pain

The Emotional Component of Physical Pain

How much of your physical pain is compounded or exacerbated by emotional stress? For some people, a lot. When they find themselves in a stressful situation, their back spasms up again. Or their stomach starts to cramp. Or the migraines come back with a vengeance. Does this mean there isn’t a physical root to the pain? Of course not. But it does mean that we can each take pro-active steps to reduce stress and thereby potentially impact our pain. Read more about The Emotional Component of Physical Pain

Insomnia Sucks.

Insomnia Sucks. Here’s Some Help.

Do you suffer from poor sleep? Do you fall asleep easily but wake up unexpectedly in the middle of the night, unable to get back to sleep? Or perhaps you get into bed at your normal hour, and then toss and turn restlessly for hours. In any case, insomnia sucks.  In both situations, essential oils, herbs and certain supplements and habit changes can help. Really. I know you want to reach for the Tylenol PM (or stronger) but please, don’t. It will only make your problem worse. Trust me. Read more about Insomnia Sucks. Here’s Some Help.

hydrogen water

Should We All Be Drinking Hydrogen-Infused Water?

Oh yay. Another health fad. “Hydrogen-infused water”? Sounds like something a corporate executive thought up while high at Burning Man, right? Actually, it’s a real thing–and could be beneficial to your health. Scientists have been studying the benefits of hydrogen-infused water for about a decade now, and the result  are intriguing. Read more about Should We All Be Drinking Hydrogen-Infused Water?

Accepting Yourself for Who You Are

Accepting Yourself for Who You Are

Accepting yourself for who you are can be really…challenging.  There are constant pressures from society, from family, from friends to be someone you are not. And it can be hard to hear that quiet inner voice that is truly you, because that’s the real voice you should be listening to. And only by listening to that inner voice can you begin to accept yourself for who you truly are. Read more about Accepting Yourself for Who You Are

turmeric black pepper cancer

Can Turmeric and Black Pepper Kill Cancer Cells?

Two common spices have been shown in laboratory testing to deliver a one-two punch to cancer cells: turmeric and black pepper. Turmeric and black pepper kill cancer cells by inhibiting their growth and by targeting stem cells, thereby preventing reoccurence of the cancer. Read more about Can Turmeric and Black Pepper Kill Cancer Cells?

Essential Oil Diffuser Reviews

Essential Oils Diffuser Reviews

There are so many essential oils diffusers on the market today. It feels like everyone and their grandma is marketing diffusers. It can be really hard for a newbie to know which diffusers work the best (and last the longest!) This essential oil aromatherapy diffusers review will hopefully clarify the picture a little bit, and help guide you in what features you should look for when purchasing an essential oil diffuser.

Types of Diffusers

The following contain some affiliate links, which means I make a few cents if you click the link and buy the products. It do (1)The most common aromatherapy diffusers are cold mist aromatherapy diffusers and nebulizing diffusers. They range in cost from about $20 to almost $300. Each type works on very similar principles, so your first step is to decide whether you want a cold mist diffuser (the most common and less expensive) or a nebulizing diffuser (more expensive but better for larger rooms). Read more about Essential Oils Diffuser Reviews