8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning

For many of us, mornings begin in a rushed panic. We allow our alarm clocks to buzz at least a dozen times before we decide we have to get out of bed. We then rush around our homes half-awake trying to get ready for our day. In a hurry, we stub our toe on the bedpost, forget to put on deodorant, and don’t pack a lunch because we simply do not have time. Continue reading 8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning

6 Hormone-Balancing Foods For Women

Eating the right foods can make a massive difference in your mood. A high-nutrient diet can reduce symptoms of hormonal imbalance like mood swings, depression, weight gain and acne — and it can improve your energy levels and overall outlook on life. Below are some of the best foods to include as part of your regular diet to help balance your hormones. Continue reading 6 Hormone-Balancing Foods For Women

8 Ways To Promote Hormone Balance

One of the most common hormonal imbalances in women is estrogen dominance, which can mean elevated estrogen or simply estrogen that is unbalanced by progesterone. Estrogen dominance is associated with conditions like PMS, endometriosis, and fibroids. Luckily, there are some simple ways to help reduce estrogen dominance. Continue reading 8 Ways To Promote Hormone Balance

8 Common Traits Of Happy People (That They Don’t Talk About)

Happiness…it’s the term thrown around more often than any other term when people are asked what they are looking for in life. A loving partner, a fun high-paying job and endless world travel are also among some of the most common answers. However all of these are preference-based means to the one ultimate end, which is happiness. Being so sought after, I thought I’d comprise a list of common traits that seem to be found in happy people. I’m talking about the genuinely happy people, and not just those who appear to be so on the surface. Continue reading 8 Common Traits Of Happy People (That They Don’t Talk About)

BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL

Coconut oil is one of nature’s most powerful forms of nutrition. Mothers’ milk is considered the most perfect food on the planet for human consumption due to its ideal nutritional content and immune boosting compounds. The closest match in nature to mothers’ milk is found within the coconut. This tropical staple is loaded with many powerful fatty acids that give it a unique taste and an abundance of health enhancing benefits. Continue reading BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL

Top 10 Plant-Based Proteins To Add To Your Daily Routine

We all know protein is important. It is what keeps us full and feeds our muscle and keeps blood sugar levels stable, and prevent sugar /carb cravings. Protein is about more than building muscle. Each and every body part requires protein to function, from red and white blood cells to hair and skin (all made of protein.) Eating protein at every meal stabilizes our blood sugar levels, helping with everything from mood to weight management to nervous system health. Continue reading Top 10 Plant-Based Proteins To Add To Your Daily Routine

Sugar Detox: 6 Steps to Cleanse Your Body after a Binge

Detoxes and cleanses are in full swing right now. In January people are motivated and ready to get on a healthy track, so this is the perfect time for a sugar detox. The main aspect to focus on during a sugar detox is keeping the body well fed and hydrated. Sugar imbalances your hormones, mood, energy and blood sugar. In addition it suppresses the immune system… Continue reading Sugar Detox: 6 Steps to Cleanse Your Body after a Binge

Gluten Free Vegan Black Bean Brownies

(Inspired by Dr. Fuhrman’s Black Bean brownies) Makes 12 brownies Ingredients: 1 19 oz./793 g can black beans (salt free) or 2 cups fresh cooked black beans, drained 2 tsp vanilla extract 1tbsp chia seeds soaked in 2tbsp water (egg substitute) 2 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter 2 large medjool dates, pitted (18-24 if using smaller dates) 1 large ripe banana 1/2 cup cocoa … Continue reading Gluten Free Vegan Black Bean Brownies

Stay Healthy While on Vacation

Vacations are the best! They are an opportunity to take a break from the daily grind. Whether you are kicking up your heels at the beach or exploring a place you’ve never been before, there is a good chance you will be indulging when it comes to food and drinks. All those treats can take their toll and leave you feeling like you might need a vacation after your vacation. Continue reading Stay Healthy While on Vacation