Mental Illness or mental wellness? .. Erasing the stigma

There is a definite obsession in society today with the physical. When we are feeling “off”, or “not ourselves”, where does this come from? Our thoughts and emotions are never taken with as much urgency as our sores and pains… But why is that ? This problem exists not only in the social community but […]

How about choosing to be happy?

We’ve all been told (more than once I’m sure) that the keys to longevity are “eat healthy, exercise, don’t smoke and sleep well”. Well these are all physical choices that we can actively make on a daily basis in order to increase our longevity, but what about our emotional choices? What if we just choose […]

Are we addicted to sugar & sugar alternatives?

Ive been reading a lot of health topics in the news lately, and sugar seems to be one of the most frequently touched on topic. Whether its a promotion on Dr. Oz for the latest sugar substitute,  or a news piece on how much sugar companies are putting into our foods, sugar is EVERYWHERE!! Now […]

ohhh the wintertime cold…..

Like many of you, I have been suffering the past week or so from the common cold, which as everyone knows is the worst thing ever! You’re tired, stuffy, coughing, and just feeling like crap in general! There are however a few things that help not only ease my suffering but I find help me […]

Hydration is key!

Many people don’t give it a second thought, but water can be one of, if not the most important factor in maintaining good health! I thought I drank enough water, but it wasn’t until I started making an active attempt at increasing my water intake that I started to notice a huge difference! Increasing water […]