Monthly Archives: October 2016

Thinking of Going Vegan? November Might Be Your Month to Start!


If you’ve been toying with the idea of going vegan, this could be the month to start … because November is World Vegan Month! This entire month is dedicated to educating people about vegan eating, and encouraging them to give it a go. If you’ve hesitated making the change because it seems so daunting, consider a slow and gradual shift. Some people manage to go vegan overnight, and that’s great for them. But it’s perfectly fine to make small changes […]

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How Do You Use Aromatherapy?


Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that’s more popular than ever. It’s the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers and plants to heal and enhance your physical and psychological wellbeing. I’ve been a believer and user of aromatherapy for years, which is why I’m excited about the ARLYS “Aromas To Go” Starter Kit. The kit comes with a recipe book and various essential oils, including eucalyptus, which is known to aid with sinus pain and respiratory […]

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Trying to Kick the Caffeine Habit?


Many of my clients are trying to kick the caffeine habit. I know that’s a problem for many. You only need to look at your closest Starbucks drive-thru on any given morning to know it. But for those of you that have a full-blown addiction, it’s not as simple as “just stop drinking coffee.” You need to wean yourself off of it in a way that helps you avoid the withdrawal symptoms. One piece of advice I always give my […]

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Do you think your tap water is clean of carcinogens?


I remember going to the movies to see “Erin Brockovich” the weekend it released. While the rest of America focused on Julia Roberts’ Oscar-worthy performance, I was seething over the story. As a health advocate, I was appalled over the fact that a utilities company could pollute a city’s drinking water with chromium-6, a known carcinogen! As we learned at the end of the movie, though, the good guys won and the bad guys had to pay dearly for their […]