Indoor plants do more than just look pretty. Certain plants can actually help improve the air quality and bring a bright, uplifting energy to your indoor space. Get to the nearest nursery and get your green on!
Beyond just simply being drawn to the sun – its light, its warmth, the everything-will-be-OK vibe it brings – we actually need sunshine. Much like plants which harness the sun's rays through photosynthesis, our bodies use sunlight to help the skin produce the vitamin D it needs to build bones, tame inflammation, boost the immune system and protect against cancer.
One question I am most frequently asked is, “What are the most important thyroid tests to check to assess my thyroid’s function?” This, along with what the thyroid test results mean, are two of the most important topics to understand to determine if you truly have thyroid dysfunction or not. And let me tell you, there is a lot of misinformation on the internet and in the conventional medicine world surrounding thyroid tests and thyroid test results.
You may have thought about quitting sugar before but that 3pm craving for chocolate makes it difficult! Quitting sugar may not be easy, but it’s oh so good for you, and it truly gets easier the more you do it. Here is some inspiration (and scary facts!) to help you kick the habit.
The biological laws that govern sleep are more potent than social obligations and work responsibilities, as well as the pharmaceuticals created to override them (we’re looking at you, Ambien). They were written back when our ancestors were living in caves and huts, waking with the sun, eating the plants provided by nature, and resting as darkness fell. Even if our lifestyles are quite different today, our DNA hasn’t changed all that much.