Category Archives: Wellness

Science-based Assessments Are Best for Peak Performance


Athletic woman laying on a beach drinking a bottle of water.

One thing I’m pleased to see being discussed and tried are science-based assessments.

Want a Relaxing Night’s Sleep?


Image of a Himalayan pink salt lamp. The lit lamp is sitting on a table and is giving off a soft glow.

Himalayan pink salt lamps have surged in popularity recently, and I’m not surprised. These beautiful large pieces of pure Himalayan Salt house a small bulb inside and offer a nice, warm glow when lit. Personally, I like them for their great source of low light. Research shows different colors of light affect the body in different ways. Blue light, for example, which is the light source for cell phones, tablets, computers and TVs, can disrupt sleep. Salt lamps, on the […]

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90% of the World’s Water Supply is Unfit for Drinking


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Drinking water is essential to our health and well-being. In fact, you can go more than three weeks without food, but you can’t go more than a few days without water. That’s because at least 60 percent of the human body is made up of it, and every living cell needs it to keep functioning. But not all water is good for you. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 90 percent of the world’s water supply is unfit for drinking […]

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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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Mindsets that Lead to Low Self-Confidence and How to Change Them


If you suffer from low self-confidence, you might be stuck in some negative mindsets that are affecting the way you think about yourself and, ultimately, your self-esteem. Negative mindsets tend to have a lot of “always” or “never” talk, creating a sense of entrapment and hopelessness. Here are some examples of negative mindsets that can lead to low confidence. “I will never get it right.” Thinking this way can keep you from trying again, or even trying something for the […]

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Beans – Butternut Squash soup


Beans are high in Zinc a nutrient your body needs. So the recipe this week is good for you as well as delicious. Ingredients: 1/2 cup beans (I use bean mix which has lot of different beans, barley) 3 cups butternut squash (or pumpkin) pieces 2 cups carrot pieces 1/2 cup onion 2 tea spns chopped ginger 1/2 tea spn cumin powder 1/2 tea spn chili flakes 1 finely chopped green chilli 1/2 cup red bellpepper 3 cups vegetable stock […]

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Zinc Supplements For Your Body


Zinc supplements provide a much needed mineral that is needed by each and every cell in your body. The body is unable to produce zinc on it’s own, which is why we need to makes sure we eat enough food that contains the mineral, drink enough water, or use the proper supplements that will give our cells the zinc they need. Zinc is very important, as it plays a crucial role with hundreds of processes in the human body. The […]

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Ginger Root Heals Ailments


The vitamin ginger root offers you a lot of benefits, including the ability to treat headaches and common colds. One of the most common uses of ginger root is the treat an upset stomach, something we all know and hate. Normally in the form of flat ginger ale and crackers, this vitamin could fix even the most upset of stomachs – and fast to boot. For the last few decades, ancient civilizations have used the vitamin in both cooking form […]

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Meaty Portobello Chili with Cold-Oven Sweet Potato Fries (Vegan, Paleo)


Mushrooms have a number of health benefits please continue reading to learn a few. Mushroom health facts One of your 5 a day Mushrooms are a natural  source of vitamins and minerals and an 80g serving (around four large closed cup mushrooms) counts as one of your 5 a day Skin and bones Mushrooms are a natural source of B vitamins and minerals, including B5 which works in the body to help release energy from the food we eat Mushrooms […]

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