Are Potatoes Healthy?

Are Potatoes Healthy?

Potatoes have long been a beloved food of mine. Beloved might seem like an extreme word for a simple food such as this. But, I assure you, it’s accurate. As a kid, I declared early on that mashed potatoes were my all-time favorite. I always felt comfort and satisfaction while enjoying them. But, like many, I often asked “are potatoes healthy?”…

What does holistic health mean and why is it important?

What does holistic health mean and why is it important?

As awareness grows around health and wellbeing, so does interest in holistic health. More and more people are seeing that the conventional ways of addressing health issues are not quite serving them. People can spend their entire lives on the merry go round in and out of doctor’s offices, never finding answers or relief…

Aromatic Assault: Why Fragrance is Toxic

Aromatic Assault: Why Fragrance is Toxic

To most people, fragrances seem completely harmless. So they use them throughout their days in various ways unknowingly exposing themselves to an abundance of poisons. Fragrances have the same chemical compound construction as those in pesticides and herbicides. Do you want to be spraying yourself and filling the air in your home or vehicle with poison?..

Get Rid of your Smartphone : 5 Reasons it May be Time

Get Rid of your Smartphone : 5 Reasons it May be Time

2020 was a year filled with intensity and change. Many of those changes didn’t happen voluntarily and inspired personal changes While some of them were choices made. Amongst the grandiose involuntary changes going on, some of us felt inspired to make changes to our personal lives. In May of 2020 I decided to do something I had been wanting to do for years. It was time for me to get rid of my smartphone…

Healthy Foods: A Simple, Straight Forward Guide

Healthy Foods: A Simple, Straight Forward Guide

Do a quick search online and the opinions and beliefs about what are actually healthy foods vary drastically. It can be overwhelming and super confusing. I’ve been there. Struggling to know what is truly healthy. On some level though, I think deep down, we all have some idea of what foods are healthy and those that are not. But with all of the noise out there, we can get overloaded. As a result, we can constantly question whether what we are eating is healthy…

Is a Plant-Based Diet Healthy? An Honest Look.

Is a Plant-Based Diet Healthy? An Honest Look.

It’s difficult to paint a large swath over every individual plant based diet out there. You will see so many varying arguments about this topic. It’s enough to overwhelm and make your head spin. The question “is a plant-based diet healthy” comes with a lot of baggage and dogma. I’m not interested in a debate or a fight. This article is all about what is healthy for the human body. I am sharing this information as someone who’s eaten the gamut…

How to Lead By Example, Not Force

How to Lead By Example, Not Force

During these times of great change, many are looking for answers or direction. They are seeking refuge and a way out (or through) their situation. As a result so many people seek answers outside of themselves. They are vulnerable as they look for “leaders” to show them the way or to solve their problems. This is when it is especially critical to lead by example, not force…

How to Find Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

How to Find Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

If you are human on earth at this time, chances are you have had moments where you feel like you’re not ok. We’ve all been experiencing profound loss in various ways. The world we knew is falling away. With that, we can experience loss of identity, our livelihood, our sense of any stability, and even our sanity at times. Peace of mind can feel hard to come by. That’s all so normal right now…

Why Hydration is so Critical to Wellbeing + How to Improve Yours

Why Hydration is so Critical to Wellbeing + How to Improve Yours

Hydration is one of those crazy simple pieces to our health. So simple that it frequently gets overlooked. Most of us are walking around severely chronically dehydrated. Yes, that even includes those who already know that hydration is important, never leaving home without a water bottle. I realize this can be confusing and even possibly triggering…

Fear of Success as a Teacher

Fear of Success as a Teacher

I recently wrote a spiritual awakening blog that was quite near and dear to me. It was the culmination of my profound healing journey and innumerable lessons learned and imparted. Though I’ve been helping guide others on their journey for a short while now, it seems writing and posting this particular blog literally helped mark a turning point for me…

Causes of Insomnia and How to Remedy It

Causes of Insomnia and How to Remedy It

Insomnia is something I became intimately familiar with over the period of several years. And we aren’t just talking, waking frequently, or having trouble falling asleep. We are talking…Could. Not. Sleep. If I did start to slip into that sleep brain state, it would be very light sleep – oftentimes still being half conscious. After 20 minutes or so, I would be fully conscious again. It was maddening and crazy making. Quite literally. At one point, I walked outside and screamed at the top of my lungs up to the heavens out of total frustration and despair. The cops ended up on our doorstep shortly after due to a concerned neighbor’s call. I was clueless as to what the causes of insomnia were for me at the time, and I would have done anything to remedy it…