Small yet significant changes to reduce the internal and external stressors in your life and help you to live more consciously… for yourself and our planet — Do you know what's in the products that you're using to clean your home, nurture your skin, and care for your … [Read more...] about 6 Simple & Healthy Choices For You, Your Home and Our Planet
Whole Body Wellness
By maintaining balance within the systems of your body, you can realize better overall health, boost your energy, and encourage a positive mindset — It seems like everyone is talking about finding balance… and for good reason. Maintaining a state of balance within your body … [Read more...] about Body Balance: Simple Practices to Balance Your Metabolism for Better Health
With a belief in your body’s inherent regenerative power, coupled with some simple lifestyle choices, you can begin the journey of healing — Raise your hand if you've ever had a pap smear come back abnormal? Raise your hand if you feel strange and funny when you think … [Read more...] about Healing Your Cervix: Tapping into Your Innate Power of Self-Healing
Caffeinated beverages are enjoyed the world over, but too much of a good thing is not so good. Here are 5 tips for consuming caffeine in a healthy way — According to the National Consumers League, 85% of Americans consume some form of caffeine on a daily basis. Though … [Read more...] about Healthy Guidelines for Consuming Caffeine
Inspired by her own childhood cancer, one young woman is moved to combine her love of cycling with her charitable spirit to help others combat this disease — [The following questions were posed by Bill Miles, co-founder and creative director of Best Self Media] Q: Life … [Read more...] about Cycling for Life: Q&A with Cancer Survivor and Charitable Activist Blake Bohlig
A largely plant-based diet is part of a healthy lifestyle. But what really happens to your body when you eat more fruits and vegetables (or not)? — Do you eat enough fruit and veggies? We all eat these items in some form or shape, but most of us are not really … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Don’t Eat Enough Fruits and Vegetables?
Yoga is much more than a mental and physical recharge; it’s a way to integrate your body and keep everything functioning properly… including your kidneys — Why did you start practicing yoga? Was it for the workout? The community? The mental reset and recharge? For me, it … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Yoga Can Benefit Your Kidneys
Despite old wives’ tales, there are mental and physical health benefits to sleeping with your pet… follow these guidelines to keep you and your pets safe — The age old advice to not sleep with your pets is now seen as slightly outdated. In fact, there are studies that … [Read more...] about Does Sleeping With Your Pets Take A Toll On Your Health?
5 Lifestyle choices that can help you live longer, but more importantly, improve the quality of your experience…and isn’t that what life is really about? — Just a couple of decades ago, living beyond 100 would have seemed something of a long shot. While the average life … [Read more...] about Life Beyond 100: What Can You Do To Increase Your Longevity?
Smart, informed décor choices combined with mindful bedroom hygiene will help ensure you get the deep, restorative sleep your mind and body need — If you’re anything like me, you long for deep, sound sleep — preferably as much of it as you can possibly get. As it turns out, … [Read more...] about How to Create a Healthy and Safe Sleeping Sanctuary
It took years of living with eating disorders for one brave woman to finally discover that true healing requires forgiveness… for herself and others. — Growing up, I heard the names my brothers called me… Hippo, Fatty, and every other fat name you can call an … [Read more...] about Freedom Through Forgiveness: The Emotional Causes of Eating Disorders & a Path to Recovery
Backed by science, probiotics can enhance your physical and cognitive functions, as well as add a boost to your mental and emotional health — Probiotics — which have been around since the start of the 20th century — are categorized as living organisms that are useful … [Read more...] about The Good Bacteria: The Healing Power of Probiotics