HEALTHY BENEFITS OF HAVING FRIENDS

Whether you need a shoulder to cry on, a partner in crime, or just somebody to vent to and relax with, best friends are truly invaluable and a vital aspect of leading a happy and fulfilled life. Now don’t get me wrong, alone time and...

The Meaning of Alzheimer’s Month

As June—Alzheimer’s Month—comes to an end, I’ve been struggling trying to write an article about Alzheimer’s. It’s very personal for me, as my mother in England is in a wonderful nursing home that specializes in taking care of people with advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia. The...

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...

Teas for Change

Let’s be real, what’s better than spending a snow day curled up in bed with some sweats, a book, and a piping hot cup of tea? Well, here’s what’s better: Doing all of the above while still focusing on sustainabili-tea!   All too often we forget about...

Health Benefits of Berries

In this day and age, we are constantly bombarded by “new," “exciting” and “innovative” products meant to make us healthier with something as simple as a single pill. And while modern medicine has made fantastic strides in recent years, sometimes it’s the simple things that...

The Medicine Cabinet Must-Have – Emu Oil

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anne Geller, the Founder and CEO of Thunder Ridge Emu Oil Products and as it turns out, a leading authority on emus! Anne has been raising them on her 30-acre ranch in Virginia since 1993 and now,...