Flowers For Skincare

The beautiful flowers in our summer gardens and fields uplift our spirits. Many also provide nourishment and healing for the skin. Calendula officinalis is the best skincare herb ever! It’s easy to grow and blooms prolifically from summer to frost in sunny yellows, oranges, even reds...

Laughter as Medicine

Ever since we were little, we would be told quirky limericks meant to encourage good health and healthy habits. For instance, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But what if those sayings had some serious truth to them? Well, in the case of...

5 Natural Stress Reliever

We’ve all been there, you start your day with a positive mindset but the minute something goes wrong you immediately feel stressed. Stress can hinder your productivity and wreak havoc on your health. Fortunately, there are a few natural remedies to help reduce your stress.   Lemon...

Second Chances -The Women’s Bean Project

Recently we had the opportunity to talk with Tamra Ryan, CEO of The Women's Bean Project and learned about the amazing work this women run social enterprise is doing. The mission of the project is to to break the cycle of chronic unemployment and poverty by putting women to work learning...

Top 10 Inflammation Fighting Foods

Inflammation has a positive and negative affect in your body. Inflammation has a positive side because it helps your body respond to stress. But chronic, low-grade inflammation is thought to be one of the leading causes of disease, premature aging, and illness.   You can help your body...

The Power of Kindness

  Other than the mere fact that being kind is a good thing to be, spreading kindness can change the world. According to Science Daily, spreading kindness doesn’t only bring joy to those around you, but it can bring joy to yourself too. It is often...

Can you die of a broken heart?

Heartbreak.   Whether you’ve lost loved ones or pets, experienced a brutal break-up, or had your heart broken due to devastating news around the world, we’ve all been there. Heartbreak hurts.   But can you die of a broken heart?   Take the recent death of the beloved mother daughter duo,...