How To Get Started With Medicinal Mushrooms

Mushrooms have been used traditionally for thousands of years as powerful healers — to boost the immune system and promote wellbeing and longevity. Still, many people tend to lump mushrooms into the “vegetable” category or the “psychedelics” category. Medicinal mushrooms, also known as functional mushrooms, are only recently starting to be celebrated again in the … Read moreHow To Get Started With Medicinal Mushrooms

8 Ways to Love Your Lymphatic System — And Fight Off Cancer and Dementia

Ask most people if they’re taking care of their lymphatic system and the likely response would be, “What’s a lymphatic system?” Chances are, if you’re not involved in Western medicine or Indian Ayurveda or haven’t experienced a problem with the functioning of your lymphatic system, then it’s probably not something you’ve ever given much thought … Read more8 Ways to Love Your Lymphatic System — And Fight Off Cancer and Dementia

A Step-By-Step Guide To Keeping Your Skin Moisturized And Glowing This Winter

Winter is tough for a lot of reasons: lack of sunlight, frigid temperatures, runny noses — the list goes on and on. While most of these ailments are out of our control, there is one winter problem that you actually can do a lot about: dry skin. You know what we’re talking about: dry, itchy … Read moreA Step-By-Step Guide To Keeping Your Skin Moisturized And Glowing This Winter

5 Wellness Destinations To Add To Your Winter Bucket List

If you live in a colder climate, there are few things more rejuvenating than a winter getaway — especially if that place is several degrees warmer than home. And while indulging on vacation can be fun, if you can come back from your January or February getaway having moved a lot and consumed your fair … Read more5 Wellness Destinations To Add To Your Winter Bucket List

How To Start 2019 Off Right With Body Positivity And Self-Love

In light of intention-setting and post-holiday recovery — as many of us are coming out of weeks of foods, beverages, and lifestyle habits that may be a bit more indulgent or irregular than we are used to — may I offer us all a reminder to appreciate and honor ourselves just as we are. What … Read moreHow To Start 2019 Off Right With Body Positivity And Self-Love

Instead Of Making New Year’s Resolutions, Pick A ‘Word Of The Year’

“Run a half marathon” was on top of my New Year’s resolutions list for probably four years before I decided that running is not the right activity for me. (I sprained my ankle trying to train and kept hurting myself!) I was so caught up in what I thought would make me feel like I … Read moreInstead Of Making New Year’s Resolutions, Pick A ‘Word Of The Year’

8 Ways To Connect With Health-Giving Natural Rhythms

Whether we realize it or not, we are all rhythmic creatures, designed to exist in sync with rhythms both internal and external — from the beating of our hearts to the patterns of night and day and the changing seasons. These days, most people have some awareness of the concept of circadian rhythms — how … Read more8 Ways To Connect With Health-Giving Natural Rhythms

How To Get Back Into Your Wellness Routine After The Holidays

As we officially wrap up the festivities of the holiday season, it’s time to turn our attention to hitting the reset button and starting again. It’s necessary to drop the ball sometimes, to throw caution to the wind, and commit to really enjoying yourself in the process. But it’s also important to connect back with … Read moreHow To Get Back Into Your Wellness Routine After The Holidays

Here’s Everything You Need To Know For Thyroid Awareness Month

It’s thyroid awareness month — and the Be Well blog is full of great articles to help you learn all about yours! Why would you want to know about your thyroid? Because it’s the small butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck that is responsible for a whole lot that happens in your body. … Read moreHere’s Everything You Need To Know For Thyroid Awareness Month

Ditch Your New Year’s Resolutions And Make 20 Small Changes Instead

Ah, the old-school New Year’s resolution, that well-intentioned idea that you’re going to change everything overnight come January 1. And, we all know what happens to those resolutions often within hours of the ball-drop. This year, instead of setting yourself up for failure, I propose changing your approach. Instead of going cold turkey, take it … Read moreDitch Your New Year’s Resolutions And Make 20 Small Changes Instead

How To Set Heartfelt Intentions All Year Long — Without Causing Anxiety

“All that we are is the result of all that we have thought.” – Buddha Are you ever disheartened by the daunting task of mindful morning rituals and general age-old/new-age self-care practices? Do you ever feel bamboozled by the sound of the belligerent countdown on New Year’s Eve, let alone your morning alarm? Even as … Read moreHow To Set Heartfelt Intentions All Year Long — Without Causing Anxiety

These Are the Hottest Wellness Travel Trends for 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, one thing’s for sure: the global wellness industry is continuing to boom at lightning speed, and is now worth 4.2 trillion dollars. As part of the universal movement embracing all things health and a shift back to holistic, preventative, and natural wellness solutions, wellness tourism is on the rise. … Read moreThese Are the Hottest Wellness Travel Trends for 2019

Why I Started A Line Of Safe, Natural Wellness Products — For Kids

As parents, we all understand the immense responsibility of raising a child. Through the generations, there have been many different techniques and recommendations on parenting from little to no intervention to helicopter parenting and everything in between. While I personally try to create a balance of space for my kids to experiment with feelings, decision-making, … Read moreWhy I Started A Line Of Safe, Natural Wellness Products — For Kids

6 New Year’s Eve Wellness Rituals To Start 2019 Off Right

A new year means new opportunities! It’s time to cleanse, renew, and bring in more of what you truly want. In many traditions that means you first need to let go of what no longer serves you. Maybe you want to spend some time during the weekend before New Year’s Eve on actually cleaning up, … Read more6 New Year’s Eve Wellness Rituals To Start 2019 Off Right

“Gut Feeling” Or Butterflies In Your Stomach? Why It’s All In Your Brain

Have you ever had butterflies in your stomach? How about a “gut feeling” about something? Those sensations are more than just your mind playing tricks on you. They’re part of a larger internal network, driven by an area of your brain called the insular cortex. “The insular cortex has two main roles: the function and … Read more“Gut Feeling” Or Butterflies In Your Stomach? Why It’s All In Your Brain

Avocado And Apple Collard Green Wraps

Need a new go-to lunch recipe that’s nutritious and delicious? These wraps, which use collard greens in place of tortillas, should fit the bill. Filled with avocado, apple, onions, and cabbage, these gluten-free, vegan roll-ups will provide you with the perfect midday fuel — and help you sneak more greens into your diet. Perhaps you’ve … Read moreAvocado And Apple Collard Green Wraps

How To Handle The Holidays When You’re In A Transitional Phase Of Life

Sometimes it feels like we are all alone during transitions — whether it’s looking for a new job, being newly single, moving apartments, or smaller transitions in your life, relationships, and beyond, navigating the in-between moments can be downright stressful. After shutting down my ethical fashion business earlier this year, I found myself in the … Read moreHow To Handle The Holidays When You’re In A Transitional Phase Of Life

How To Maintain Your Fitness Routine Through The Holidays

Holidays are busy. Period. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — but also a time where routine fall by the wayside. There goes your exercise routine, your meal prep, your sleep rituals, and any dwindling opportunity you have left to nourish yourself. It’s not all bad, of course. It’s a fun time to … Read moreHow To Maintain Your Fitness Routine Through The Holidays

Could Your Winter Depression Be Caused By A Lack Of Nutrients?

If you’re anything like up to 20 percent of Americans, wintertime can make you feel pretty lousy. Known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), American Family Physician defines SAD as a kind of depression that’s related to the season. While it’s possible to have a summer version, most people are more familiar with the feelings of … Read moreCould Your Winter Depression Be Caused By A Lack Of Nutrients?