CBD For Pets

We cannot forget the health of our furry friends.  Great article by Honest Paws! CBD has been making front news lately. Yes, CBD as in cannabidiol! The industry keeps growing and developing into different markets. We continue to see hemp and it’s calming extract everywhere since Congress decriminalized the harmless strain of cannabis in December. CBD’s growth in cosmetics, foods,…

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The Home Organizing Tool Kit

  When the seasons change, it seems that we have motivational changes either to our home or our health.  But when the Spring season comes, I find that most people have that motivation to tackle organizing projects in their home.  The windows open up more for that fresh air, we do “spring” cleaning and make the decision to tackle those…

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Health – It’s More Than Just Food

Our health is affected by much more than the food we eat or the stresses in our life.  There are other areas of our lives that we need to look at to determine if they are impacting our health negatively. Cosmetics What you put on your body affects your health just as much as what you put in your body. …

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Traditional vs Holistic/Functional Medicine

Not too long ago, I was in the Hospital tending the needs of my soon to be 90 year old mom.  I brought her to the ER because I thought she might have an UTI, which would explain her confusion, and a possible mini stroke.  After spending some time in the ER, she was admitted into the Hospital and preceded…

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Clutter and Thoughts … Do They Correlate?

I just started reading a book by Dr. Caroline Leaf called “Think Learn Succeed … Understanding and using your mind to thrive at school, the workplace and life.” It’s quite fascinating the research she has done for over 20 years about what we put in our mind, what we keep in our mind and what we speak out.  It’s not…

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Health – It’s More Than Just Food

Our health is affected by much more than the food we eat or even the stresses in our life.  There are other areas of our lives that we need to look at to determine if they are impacting our health negatively. Cosmetics What you put on your body affects your health just as much as what you put in your…

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The Danger of Habits

“Habit is a vain and treacherous goddess. She lets nothing disrupt her rule.  She smothers one desire after another: the desire to travel, the desire for a better job or a new love.  She stops us from living as we would like, because habit prevents us from asking ourselves whether we continue to enjoy doing what we do.”  From the…

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GOALS NOT RESOLUTIONS!

So many have been trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions.  Are you?  I don’t and don’t encourage them.  We make them only to feel a level of frustration … especially when it only last’s a few weeks. What I like to encourage is setting a goal or goals and doing a paradigm shift in thinking.  What would you…

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Adrenal Fatigue – What to Do?

Adrenal Fatigue is something you may or may not be able to determine you have without the guidance of a physician … and preferably a Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner. Your adrenal glands are located above your kidneys and produce hormones that control your immune system, regulate your metabolic system and help maintain your blood pressure.  They also secrete cortisol…

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Are You Dealing With Depression?

Depression is so prevalent in our society with many being on anti-depressants only to find that after a while they don’t seem to help.  I am not a big proponent of medications … especially as the first line of defense.  There are other steps I would take before I ventured down that path.  The first path would be looking at…

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