What Element Are You?

Do you know which element governs you? Together with the concepts of Yin and Yang, the theory of Five Elements forms the basis of Classical Chinese medicine theory, diagnosis, and treatment. The five elements of Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal show us how our internal organs, personalities, and even body types are categorized and connected. Keep reading to find out which element governs you and what it means for your health and wellness!

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My First Aid Kit Essentials

What’s in your first aid kit? Mine includes all of the traditional things such as bandaids and gauze, but I also like to be prepared with some herbal support. There are many natural remedies that work wonders on everything from nausea to wounds - all without side effects! Here are my top 5 herbal remedies that are essential to my first aid kit (BONUS: all of these travel especially well - pack these on your next summer adventure!)

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Just Breathe

Just breathe. Easy enough, right? After all, breathing is something we do unconsciously about 23,000 per day. But why is breathing so powerful and why does it matter if we put some thought into it? 

If we put a little intention behind breathing and focus on taking deep breaths, we get much much more than just respiration. Here are 5 ways deep, intentional breathing can give you an extra physical and mental boost: 

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What You Put Into Your Body Matters

Do you try to consume food that is all-natural or organic? How about your beauty products? Maybe you even go out of your way to shop at the local health food store and pony up the extra few cents to ensure your entire household is cleaned, stocked, and fed as naturally as possible? That’s great—I love seeing the abundance of natural foods, skincare, and household products. But are you missing out on a key component of total body health?

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Is CBD interacting with your medication?

CBD is wonderful - it has the potential to help many people and is relatively safe for consumption. (Check out my previous post HERE about the power of CBD). However, CBD interacts with a LOT of pharmaceutical drugs because CBD and these drugs share the same metabolic pathway. Keep reading to find out more and whether your medication interacts with CBD

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