Last year, when I was in the jungle of Peru, I ate quinoa soup every day. Twice a day. As a vegetarian, quinoa soup was one of the only meat-free options available. And, I have to admit, I wasn't always excited about it. The outside temperatures were high, I was already hot and sweaty; the last thing I wanted was a bowl of hot soup. Despite this, the soup was delicious and filling; I was never hungry and it was packed full of local goodies (quinoa is a grain native to Peru!)Read More
Do you ever feel like like your day is one big interruption? A steady stream of questions, last-minute requests, and texts that just won’t quit? How are you supposed to focus on what you need to do when a million other things keep popping up? The ability to focus (and stay focused) on what is in front of us is like a muscle that needs to be trained; the more we focus, the stronger our focus ability becomes thereby making it easier to flex our self-control and block out distractions.
While we certainly can’t control how often some interruptions occur during the day, we have a great deal of control over those distractions we impose on ourselves. Below are my top 7 tips for strengthening your focus and helping you feel less distracted:Read More
I am lucky to know Sylvester McNutt III; (www.sylvestermcnutt.net) he is a seven-time best selling author and his inspiring works encourage readers to heal, cultivate genuine connections, and find daily purpose. I asked Sylvester to be a guest blogger and share some of his wisdom with you. Sylvester graciously agreed - here he imparts some great information about cultivating REAL communication. Keep reading to learn more about how to develop true, effective communication that builds relationships.Read More
We are, as a species, seriously distracted. We watch TV while reading a book, eating, and responding to a text. We check email while chatting on the phone, checking the calendar, and searching for restaurant reviews. Sound familiar? Yeah, me too.
Why is it so hard to do one thing at a time? Keep reading to learn why we are so easily distracted and what distraction actually does to your brain…Read More
High Frequency Facials are HERE! High frequency is an amazing, non-invasive method to treat and prevent stubborn acne, shrink enlarged pores, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, decongest puffy eyes, fade dark eye circles, and rejuvenate the condition of the scalp and nourish hair follicles for healthier hair growth. Keep reading to learn all about high frequency and how it can benefit you!Read More
Are you feeling run down? Maybe “take better care of myself” was on your to do list from last year, and you still haven’t quite gotten around to it. Self care is a major topic these days, and often it is poorly explained.
Developing a consistent self care routine is one of the best ways to keep yourself from running on empty. The beauty of a self care routine is that it allows us to incorporate self care into our daily lives, rather than viewing taking care of ourselves as a special treat or frivolous luxury.
Keep reading to learn more about self care and for my top 5 tips on how to developing a self care routine that resonates with you.Read More
Gua Sha. If you google this term, be prepared for some intense-looking photos of someone’s bright red freshly gua sha'd back. How can this same process be something that you want done to your face?
The answer is that face gua sha, although relying on the same principles of body gua sha, is a much, much different animal.
Keep reading to find out how face gua sha can help soften lines, boost collagen, and give your face a smooth and sculpted appearance.Read More
So often in my practice, my patients bring in a long list of the vitamins and supplements they are taking. When I ask why, most people admit they aren't exactly sure what each one does or why they are even taking it except they "heard somewhere that it was good to take." Supplements can be great - but they can also be not-so-great. In fact, some of the health problems you are experiencing right now can be attributed to your supplement routine. Here are the three supplements that can especially cause health havoc.Read More
The gut-brain-skin axis is for sure nothing new; but sometimes we need to go back to the future in order to find a path forward. Learn how you can get your skin, digestion, and emotional wellness in balance by following a few simple steps.Read More