MSG and Deceiving Ingredients

I remember 20+ years ago when my 18-month-old son was dealing with “night terrors.”   The pediatrician told me that it was normal and he would out grow it.  Yikes.  You’re kidding … right?  He’ll out grow it?  Well when … tonight?  (Still amazed that physicians say things like that.) Well after some pray and research, I discovered the Feingold Diet. …

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Circle of Life … what are your results?

When I am working with a Health Coaching client, we begin by looking at Primary Foods not just Secondary Foods (foods you eat).  What are Primary Foods?  It’s your relationships, your physical activity, your career and your spirituality.  If anyone of those areas is out of whack, trying to encourage you to eat more broccoli might not be the first…

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What Are You Putting on Your Body?

My journey into wellness has taken a number of years.  It started for me 40 years ago when I had Typhoid Salmonella Food Poisoning and was feed IV antibiotics.  I truly needed the antibiotics to rid my body of the bacteria.    But what I didn’t realize is what those bags of antibiotics would do to my body long term.  Not…

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Untreated Stress

What is the definition of stress?  Stress is basically how our body responds to change.  This change can be good or can be difficult. Sometimes I feel my level of stress rise up when I’m getting ready to travel and go on a vacation.  As I am organizing, packing and preparing for my trip, there is a level of stress…

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28 Stress Reducing Ideas

With so much un-settlement STILL happening in our Nation … and the World for that matter, it is no wonder that the level of stress in people is at an all-time high.  Managing stress can be hard because when we have this sense of overwhelm, it’s hard to think clearly let alone come up with some ideas to help us…

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The Importance of Healthy Cells

Can having a “healthy” life be simple and basic?  I think so.  I think if we go back to the basics of life and look at logic and reason, we will easily see what we can do to obtain healthful living.  It truly doesn’t have to be complicated.  But making lifestyle changes are probably a must.  Those changes can be…

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10 Ways to Help You Not Overeat Over the Holidays!

We are just two days away from the start of our Christmas celebration.  It’s been a tough year for this nation and celebrating Christmas may seem daunting.  Don’t let that happen to you.  Celebrate with your family.  Love on each other and enjoy your traditions. If you’ve made some “healthful” eating changes this year and are concerned about the Holidays…

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What Causes Insomnia in Aging Women?

Throughout our life we can have times, seasons or years of dealing with lack of sleep or insomnia.  There are a number of reasons that we can be dealing with this issue and the good news is we can move beyond it.  But as we age and begin to have changes in our body, insomnia can pop its ugly head…

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How to Create an Economical Food Budget

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas and Hanukkah heading our way, looking at our food budget and seeing how much we are spending can be a bit overwhelming.  Do you go to the grocery thinking, “I don’t have that much to buy this week” and you walk out paying way more than you anticipated?  Is there a way we can…

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No Bake Coconut Cookies