And, Happy April! There’s nothing like a new month – not to mention a new season – to spark the momentum for change in your life. Here are a few *small* changes that can make a big impact: This blog and website do not provide medical advice. It is intended for general informational purposes onlyContinue reading “Happy Spring!”
Tag Archives: self care
Let’s talk about bowel movements.
Daily bowel movements are essential for good health. If you’re never been asked detailed questions about your poop, you’ve never seen a naturopathic doctor.
Tips for Warming Up
Tips to warm up and feel warmer throughout your day
Those Bedtime Habits
Do you have a hard time avoiding your computer and phone for 2 hours before bedtime? Me too. Research shows that stimulation from electronic devices can impact your sleep. Avoiding electronics for at least 2 hours before bedtime can help, as you’re not exposed to the blue light from screens that can disrupt your circadianContinue reading “Those Bedtime Habits”
Water + Bubbles
Why carbonated water isn’t the same as regular flat water
Did you know? Your skin is your largest organ AND an essential part of your body’s protective barrier. It’s affected by UV rays – more than 15 minutes of sun exposure can be damaging for most people, regardless of skin tone. Your eyes are also sensitive to UV rays, and the skin around your eyesContinue reading “Sun Safety”
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”
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.”