Benefits of Eating Whole Grains

September is Whole Grains Month, which is an annual reminder that you should be eating more whole grains. Why, you ask? Because they’re chock full of health and nutrition benefits, and lots of them! In fact, according to WebMD, eating more whole grains is like...

9/11 How To Deal with Trauma

The one thing that stands out in my mind about the events of 9/11 is how angry I was. For many months after the event, I couldn’t shake it. It actually began to seem abnormal to me. Everyone was sad, grieving and weeping, yet I...

What are Adaptogens? And How Do They Help The Body Heal

Adaptogens are non-toxic plants that are marketed as helping the body resist stressors of all kinds, whether physical, chemical or biological. These herbs and roots have been used for centuries in Chinese and Ayurvedic healing traditions, but they’re having a renaissance today. Today we are...

Sunburn Treatment

Summer -- the sun rises early, the sun sets late, but is it all dandy? That’s up for debate! A poem was written by yours truly.  No, seriously, is summer really all that it’s hyped up to be?  Well, yes, it’s a wonderful, sunny time...

5 Ways to Bring Wellness into Your Workday

With an inbox full of unread emails, demanding deadlines, and chunks of your day blocked out for meetings – it can feel almost impossible to keep your health, lifestyle and mentality in-check, especially while sitting in a cubicle all day! Though it may not seem...

Wellness Mondays: Our 5 Pillars of Wellness

We are bombarded daily with the demands of life including a busy schedule, the demands of work, inadequate family or personal time, not enough rest, and environmental challenges. But in the midsts of all that we need to remind ourselves about living with purpose and putting...