A little PMS can be normal, it reminds us to take some time for self-care. But when your mood drops, you want to throw things and you have painful cramps, that’s going too far! It is time to bring balance to the body. What are some simple remedies? A healthy diet is important: Eliminate the … [Read more...] about Turn down that PMS!
I have never met anyone who was unhappy when I suggested that they eat more butter and bacon. Fats are medicine for the brain, so when eating fats consider a selection of raw oils and saturated fats. Avocado is rich in fats for the brain and skin. In Mexico, it is called “poor man’s butter”. One of … [Read more...] about The first, best change you can make for your brain and mood
Green tea is an ideal beverage to reduce anxiety while staying alert and focused. This smoothie is an excellent alternative to stimulant medications for people of all ages. It contains the anxiolytic amino acid theanine, which reduces the buzz provided by the caffeine. This smoothie can be eaten any … [Read more...] about Recipe: Green Tea Smoothie to Calm Down
Cashews and apples are a perfect combo for focus and attention. Bananas are rich in tryptophan which also lifts mood and supports focus. Make this Cashew-Apple Smoothie recipe a “family affair”: Ask family members to help make these smoothies and contribute their ideas for … [Read more...] about Recipe: Cashew-Apple Smoothie to help you Focus
There is so much discussion of detox methods these days and I am always being asked about what I think of these various methods. There is plenty of empirical research to support the use of coffee enemas for physical and emotional well-being. As in all therapies and detoxification methods one should … [Read more...] about Demystifying Coffee Enemas. What are the Benefits?
Strengthen resilience with food and herbs. How I work hard, yet stay healthy. I became interested in adaptogens many years ago because I wanted to enhance my own ability to work hard and play hard and sustain those efforts without getting sick. The way I stay healthy is by using foods and … [Read more...] about Adaptogens: Herbal Medicine to Smooth Out the Stress