Want to get healthier? Prioritize YOU.

Simple to say, harder to do – as so many important things in life are. This one is so simple, but it’s SO important. You cannot heal until you prioritize yourself. The idea of putting yourself first doesn’t sound appealing to many people; there’s a stigma of selfishness around it. However, it’s actually one ofContinue reading “Want to get healthier? Prioritize YOU.”

How to Deal with Cold+Flu Season, from a Naturopath

It’s that season…every sniffle, cough and sneeze brings a new wariness. Instead of holding your hand sanitizer as tight as pepper spray in a dark alley, take a deep breath and read on for some natural remedies. Hydration. You already know this one, but it stands the test of time. The winter months tend toContinue reading “How to Deal with Cold+Flu Season, from a Naturopath”

Presence, Kindness and the Joy of the Season

This article was featured in the December 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings – Rhode Island edition. The holidays are a season of wonder and giving. When we recognize that every moment is a gift, everything becomes illuminated with wonder. Maintaining this wonder in the face of uncertainty in the world—whether from natural disasters, humanitarian crises,Continue reading “Presence, Kindness and the Joy of the Season”

Snack Happy.

You know the feeling. You’re busy and you’ve got a list of things to do, but you’re hankering for something sweet, salty or otherwise snack-worthy. While it’s seems easy to grab a bag of chips or candy bar, that’s the opposite of easy on your body. Instead, choose a snack that satisfies your hunger andContinue reading “Snack Happy.”

Everything happens for a reason.

This morning my professor shared many words of wisdom and inspiration. As the day progressed, his words turned out to be particularly well-timed and relevant. Some of them are below. Choose to be around positive people Don’t listen to the “noise” Confidence before success Preparation is key Be willing to fail Understand how to feelContinue reading “Everything happens for a reason.”

The Importance of Prioritizing YOU: Self-care

“First you save yourself, then you save the world…” the song goes on. While we may initially feel guilty for prioritizing self-care, we must recognize that in order to best care for others, we must care for ourselves. Taking care of ourselves allows us to be at our best, so that our shine can upliftContinue reading “The Importance of Prioritizing YOU: Self-care”

Feeling a little under-the-weather? Magical Wet Socks to the rescue!

Yes, you read that correctly. Wet socks. This treatment works so well, we may call it magical. It’s simple, inexpensive (maybe even free, depending on your current sock stash) and effective. The wet socks treatment is an easy way to use hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is the use of water for therapeutic purposes. We like to useContinue reading “Feeling a little under-the-weather? Magical Wet Socks to the rescue!”