simple food swaps for better health

This is the time of year for resolutions, and odds are, yours has something to do with your health and wellness. But how long will your will power last? It is a fact, if your resolution is a difficult one, and if your goals are unrealistic, the outcome will not be successful. So let’s simplify…

The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen: Pesticides In Your Fridge

I recently wrote an article for a site dedicated to new moms and their babies, 15 Baby Foods That Contain Toxins. I admit, the article had mixed reactions from readers. I believe this was the case because some parents are not willing to accept the fact there are very few foods that are considered to be…

The 8 essential oils I cannot do with out, and neither should you!

The 8 Essential Oils you should have in your home Although I purchased essential oils from time to time in the past, mostly to add to my diffuser, I only really fell in love with them over the past two years. As an avid believer in natural remedies, and passionate researcher of alternative options for my […]

4 simple things you can do to purify indoor air

In many colder areas, being able to open our windows with the nicer weather becomes a sign of freedom. Freedom from winter, freedom from having to breathe warm, dry air over and over, freedom to breathe fresh outdoor air. I know this is the case in my home, and I love to be able to…

Easy food swaps you will love!

Spring is in the air…summer is fast approaching and we have to make better choices quickly in order to look and feel our best. Here are a few easy swaps you can implement daily to ensure you are cutting down on calories while at the same time getting the nutrients your body needs. Actually, in…

5 simple routines to improve your quality of life…

Every changing season brings some sadness with it. Not because we don’t look forward to a new season, but mostly because it is sometimes difficult for us to transition psychologically and physically into a new routine.  Changing seasons bring new routines into play; whether it is because it gets colder, or warmer, or whether it’s…

To tea or not to tea? Why you should be drinking tea everyday…

I know I try my best to to make the right choices for my health everyday. It’s not always easy because temptations are everywhere! What do I do in these cases? Well, I am human, and I do not have an iron will…so I do give in from time to time. When I do this however

5 qualities you should look for when purchasing an essential oil

The quality and purity of the essential oils you are purchasing will have a direct impact on their effectiveness and the results you will obtain with their use. I noticed a major interests in my post about the 8 essential oils everyone should have in their medicine cabinet, so I decided to add a post on what…

Thoughts on yoga 40 years +/ 40 C / 40%

After hibernating for most of the winter and (not) enjoying long meaningless daily walks on my treadmill…in my basement  for months :(…..I felt I had to turn my attention elsewhere for my daily work out.  I don’t like gyms. They are often loud and uninspiring. But I love yoga! Or should I say loved yoga,…

The 8 essential oils I cannot do with out, and neither should you!

The 8 Essential Oils you should have in your home Although I purchased essential oils from time to time in the past, mostly to add to my diffuser, I only really fell in love with them over the past two years. As an avid believer in natural remedies, and passionate researcher of alternative options for my…