When people hear the word testosterone they typically think only of its importance in men. While men produce much more of it than women, it is essential for the health both sexes. Women with low testosterone often experience several potentially serious medical problems. One of the dangers of low-testosterone in women is that the symptoms are often believed to just be part of natural aging so they are ignored.
We’re focusing on being mindful of how our thoughts impact our lives. And this week we’re focusing on fear. Now, an acronym that I often use for fear is “false evidence appearing real.” Let’s break down that acronym.
It has been well studied that the power of thought can influence the body’s ability to heal. There are many self-help books on positive thinking and it’s effects. However, what is not always addressed are the subtle tapes that we as humans sometimes play in our head that can be holding us back from our full health potential and even could be making us more ill. These are called your internal dialogues.
Stress is a common feature in the lives of many American citizens, whether it is due to our career, financial situation, or family life. Studies show that 3 out of 4 Americans experience stress at levels that cause them to experience a range stress related physical symptoms. Stress can manifest itself in stomach upsets, insomnia, headaches, elevations in blood pressure, changes in appetite and muscle tension and pain. Over half of stress sufferers claim that fatigue is their most frequent symptom.
Today we’re going to do a great alkaline juicing recipe. I want to talk a little bit about juicing and how easy it actually is. Some people thing juicing can be very complicated, but you don’t need a gazillion ingredients. You can use four or five ingredients. You can even use one or two. This is one of my favorite recipes, and it’s easy to make.
First off .. congratulations!
Yes, there are a lot of ways that you can restrengthen your body after having your child. The most important principle is strengthening the core. That's the underlying principle in strengthening the body and balance and there are several ways that you can do that.
Wellness is currently the growing craze right now. But what does it really mean, wellness. So many people are joining the bandwagon with detoxification and cleansing, colonics, exercise and weight loss programs, herbal therapies, homeopathy all claiming to be well, however missing a few very important steps.
For those men out there who are getting a little bit older and who worry about their levels of testosterone dropping, here’s what you need to know.
We are always searching for variety in our foods as we move towards healthy eating, and as we move towards whole grains and unrefined foods, brown rice and oatmeal starts to take its toll on our sanity. So, I put together a little summary of some not-so-well known grains that a great in taste, gluten free (for those who need that), and easy to prepare!
We are focusing on mindful nutrition and this week, we're starting with veggies!
Why is there such an emphasis on fruits and vegetables when talking about healthy nutrition? What is all the fuss? Research has proven many health and healing benefits of different nutrient components of fruits from beta carotene in carrots to sulphurane in broccoli and sprouts. There are many chemical compounds that work with the cells inside of the body to both regulate and stop abnormal cell growth. In addition, vegetables contain immune boosting and anti-oxidant value which help to remove damaged cells that may cause inflammation that promotes disease as well. There are vast amount of healing veggies available, but here are 7 vegetables that are a must have in your regular diet.
Today we have a great recipe for you. I have to tell you I love kale. But for so long I never liked to eat kale raw because I thought it’s so potent, it’s so hard to chew, and I didn’t realize it was so easy to make a kale salad. Today, we’re going make a springy kale salad with a lovely citrus dressing.
On my radio show the Wellness Blueprint Radio, my colleagues Deb Davies, Andrew Carr, and I talked about the benefits of pranayama. Because it was such an energetically expansive conversation and very informative, I felt that a follow up blog would be beneficial.
Have you ever noticed that feeling of euphoria that you feel when you have a long hard laugh? That’s because laughter is more than diffuser of stressful situations and a distracter from negative emotions; Laughter contains numerous physical benefits as well. Here are some fun facts that may convince you to laugh more in your daily life.
This week we’re focusing on how to spice up your recipes with herbs and spices.
We often default to salt and pepper in our cooking, and salt can actually be detrimental in excess, raising our blood pressure, causing water retention, among other things. There are so many wonderful herbs and spices out there that are not only tasty to add to any meal but are healing in nature.
[A special dedication honoring the life and transition of Jamilah Nation]
We all experience death and loss at some point in our lives. However, death should not be the first time we consider the meaning of our own lives, nor should we avoid talking about death as part of the meaning of life.