Persistent sadness and loss of interest in daily activities are what people call depression. Depression is often perceived as a heavy burden, and if you feel the same way, you're not alone! It is one of the most common mental disorders in America, with millions of people also trying to recover the illness.Read More
From the blare of car horns to the hum of bustling conversation on our crowded city streets, it is all too easy in our modern world to fall out of step with ourselves.
Our body gives us an array of cues to tell us it needs attention, but we often tend to ignore these signals. And in doing so, we can eventually end up in a more dire health situation. What does it mean though to “listen” to these messages from our body and how can we actually do it?Read More
Are you tired of the same old negative story you tell yourself — the story that you can’t reach your goals or the one where you’ve tried everything and nothing works? Done getting winded when you walk up a flight of stairs? Are you fed up with not living the happy, active, self fulfilling life that you truly want to live? Frightened that your doctor might be right and you need serious change? Struggling to make those important health changes?Read More
Before I get into my findings of the Dosha Mat, I want to explain acupressure. I’ve posted pics and video of using the mat on Instagram and many people have reached out asking exactly what acupressure is and what it can do for you. Acupressure is a technique similar to reflexology or even acupuncture.Read More
Thinking about taking a fitness vacation? There are so many benefits to going on an active getaway versus the traditional vacation of overindulgence. We are all familiar with the typical vacation where there’s way too much food, maybe some adult beverages, over indulging in sweets and not getting in regular workouts. There’s nothing wrong with over indulging here in there but many vacations lead to over consumption and under activity — which leads to feeling sluggish and tired.Read More
With our day-to-day lives becoming busier, fitting in an adequate amount of sleep is becoming more and more of a challenge. If, when you do finally get in to bed, you struggle to drift off, it can all feel like something of a disaster. Research by the Sleep Help Foundation shows that one in every three people suffer with at least mild insomnia. Difficulty sleeping can arise at different points in our lives for a variety of reasons and can often be related to stress in our work or home lives, anxiety or depression. In fact, at any given time, around 10% of people are suffering with insomnia.Read More
Congratulations on reaching your weight loss goal! Weight loss is hard for most people so reaching your goal should be celebrated. You’ve reached your goal and you should be proud. Don’t get too comfortable just yet though. Maintaining your weight loss is next on the agenda and it can be an even tougher feat if you’re not careful.Read More
We all understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle to keep us living longer and better. However, there is so much conflicting and confusing advice out there about what a healthy lifestyle actually looks like that it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what we need to do. Even when we do figure that out, we then have to deal with the challenge of building these habits into our busy schedules.
So, let’s take a step back and make it simple. Here are the four basic foundations of an effective head-to-toe strategy, and how to best incorporate them into your life.Read More