The Wellness Blueprint

Interrupt stress and reload piece of mind

Why Testosterone is So Important in Women

Why-Testosterone-is-So-Important-in-Women

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.

Continue reading
  767 Hits
  0 Comments
767 Hits
0 Comments

F.E.A.R.: False Evidence Appearing Real

FEAR

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.

Continue reading
  428 Hits
  0 Comments
428 Hits
0 Comments

Humita in a Pot

Humita-in-a-Pot

b2ap3_thumbnail_newspaper1.png
b2ap3_thumbnail_women8.png

Thick enough to eat with a spoon or fork, these creamy corn cakes with added vegetables are made in single-serving ramekins rather than traditional corn husks. Enjoy!!

Continue reading
  464 Hits
  0 Comments
464 Hits
0 Comments

What Lies Are You Telling Yourself and How it May be Making You Sick

What-Lies-Are-You-Telling-Yourself-and-How-it-May-be-Making-You-Sick Image credit: Terricks Noah on Unsplash

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.

Continue reading
  507 Hits
  0 Comments
507 Hits
0 Comments

Get Plenty of Sleep

Get-Plenty-of-Sleep

Don’t underestimate the importance of sleep. The body uses sleep to recover from the stress of the day, to balance and to repair the body at the cellular level.

Continue reading
  471 Hits
  0 Comments
471 Hits
0 Comments

11 Foods That Fight Stress

11-Foods-That-Fight-Stress

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.

Continue reading
  657 Hits
  0 Comments
657 Hits
0 Comments

In the Kitchen with Dr. Maiysha: Alkaline Juicing

Alkaline-Juicing

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.

Continue reading
  514 Hits
  0 Comments
514 Hits
0 Comments

We Are How We Eat

We-Are-How-We-Eat

We live in a rushed society, a society that wants everything fast and now. Thus there is the financial growth and success of fast food chains. However, the question that we really need to ask ourselves is, "Is faster really better?"

Continue reading
  587 Hits
  0 Comments
587 Hits
0 Comments

What Can I Do to Strengthen My Body After Having a Baby?

What-can-I-do-to-strengthen-my-body-after-having-a-baby

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.

Continue reading
  478 Hits
  0 Comments
478 Hits
0 Comments

The Truth About Wellness: Stress

The-Truth-About-Wellness-Stress

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.

Continue reading
  548 Hits
  0 Comments
548 Hits
0 Comments

How Do I Remain a Warrior Instead of a Worrier?

How-Do-I-Remain-a-Warrior-Instead-of-a-Worrier

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.

Continue reading
  534 Hits
  0 Comments
534 Hits
0 Comments

Where Have all the Good Grains Gone?

Where-Have-all-the-Good-Grains-Gone

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!

Continue reading
  595 Hits
  0 Comments
595 Hits
0 Comments

Start with Veggies!

Start-With-Veggies

We are focusing on mindful nutrition and this week, we're starting with veggies!

Continue reading
  414 Hits
  0 Comments
414 Hits
0 Comments

7 Veggies You Must Have In Your Diet

7-Veggies-You-Must-Have-In-Your-Diet
b2ap3_thumbnail_food.png
b2ap3_thumbnail_women8.png
b2ap3_thumbnail_Wellness-Blueprint.jpg

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.

Continue reading
  683 Hits
  0 Comments
683 Hits
0 Comments

Making a Spring Kale Salad

Spring-Kale-Salad

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.

Continue reading
  466 Hits
  0 Comments
466 Hits
0 Comments

Benefits of Pranayama

Benefits-of-Pranayama

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.

Continue reading
  600 Hits
  0 Comments
600 Hits
0 Comments

Are There any Natural Treatments for Fibroids?

Are-there-any-natural-treatments-for-fibroids

I have treated many women naturally for fibroids and here is primarily what we focus on.

Continue reading
  417 Hits
  0 Comments
417 Hits
0 Comments

Laughter is Truly the Best Medicine

Laughter-is-Truly-the-Best-Medicine

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.

Continue reading
  396 Hits
  0 Comments
396 Hits
0 Comments

Spice Up Your Food with Herbs

Spice-Up-Your-Food-with-Herbs_20160307-191518_1

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.

Continue reading
  319 Hits
  0 Comments
319 Hits
0 Comments

Finding Meaning in Life Through Acknowledging Death

Finding-Meaning-in-Life-Through-Acknowledging-Death

[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.

Continue reading
  319 Hits
  0 Comments
319 Hits
0 Comments
© 2015 Dr Maiysha. All Rights Reserved. Designed By Buzz Ur Brand