Toxin-free coffee (review of Purity Coffee)!

I have a quirk (well, a few, if we’re being honest with each other.) The one that pertains to this blog post is called “supply chain flood.” It involves the tendency of this brain of mine to look at an object and immediately imagine the process that it followed to arrive in my world. ForContinue reading “Toxin-free coffee (review of Purity Coffee)!”

Meal Replacement Drinks That Don’t Contain Folic Acid or Cyanide

Recently, I saw an ad on Instagram for a really delicious-looking meal replacement drink. I’m always looking for excellent options in this area, and so are many of my clients, so I clicked real quick! Let’s be honest: real, unprocessed foods are always preferred but when time or digestive function are lacking, you still gottaContinue reading “Meal Replacement Drinks That Don’t Contain Folic Acid or Cyanide”

The benefits of CBD Cannot Be Denied!

Hype abounds because it sells. Luckily, the hype around CBD is legit. But, unfortunately, CBD is shrouded by ignominy because some think it’s the same as marijuana (not that that’s a bad thing!) CBD could be a Game Changer for people in physical or psychological pain. Anyone who insists otherwise is doing harm. **The informationContinue reading “The benefits of CBD Cannot Be Denied!”

Mastering emotions

“Everyone feels benevolent if nothing happens to be annoying him {or her} at the moment.” -CS Lewis Right? In a calm, quiet place where nothing provokes, a person may feel a hint of the pure flame that burns inside each of us: an unflickering, satisfied benevolence. But when a bird poops on this person’s head,Continue reading “Mastering emotions”

3 things a chronically ill person might want you to know

Do you know anyone with a chronic illness? You may without knowing it. Many people with a stubborn health condition might seem “normal,” but that’s only because you’re seeing them on a good day. They  may be expending all their energy to function normally and, after you say your farewells, may be headed home for a long nap. And afterContinue reading “3 things a chronically ill person might want you to know”

Power Poses (for 2 min/day) May Change Your Biochemistry!

Quick version: Holding “Power Poses” (making your body appear big) can change your biochemistry making you less stressed and more confident, at ease, assertive, confident, relaxed, risk tolerant, and fearless. More in Amy Cuddy’s TED talk. Long version: When my Mom and Sister are in airports or on long road trips, they pass the time by makingContinue reading “Power Poses (for 2 min/day) May Change Your Biochemistry!”

Flex your gratitude muscle

While we can’t change the world, we can change the way we see it. Practicing gratitude can increase your happiness by 25% (as reported by Robert Emmons, PhD in his book, “Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier.”) The idea is that gratitude is like a muscle: the more you flex it, the stronger itContinue reading “Flex your gratitude muscle”

Your cells work hard

Get to know your body by watching these mind-blowing, awe-inspiring videos… keep in mind, these things are happening RIGHT NOW in YOUR BODY! 1) An immune cell is chasing a bacterium: 2) A kinesin protein is WALKING on a microtubule. This is a simulation, but is complete non-fiction! 3) The previous video is an award-winning excerptContinue reading “Your cells work hard”

To sleep, perchance to… cleanse your brain

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep …As if we need another reason to get a good night’s sleep! This article on NPR.org, called “Brains sweep themselves clean of toxins during sleep,” discusses the new discovery of channels that cleanse your brain by whooshing out harmful toxins while you snooze. Snippets: During sleep, cerebral fluid flows throughContinue reading “To sleep, perchance to… cleanse your brain”