Let It Grow!

Pollinators such as monarch butterflies, bumble bees, and honey bees are an important part of healthy ecosystems. Unfortunately, wild pollinators are experiencing declines due to loss of habitat, disease, pesticides, and other factors. Roadside vegetation plays an important role in providing food, shelter, and a habitat to benefit pollinators. In 2015, The U.S. White House released the…

Essential Oils – Fad or Fact?

Whether you have a friend that sells essential oils through a multilevel marketing company, or you've noticed them on the shelves of your local discount store, chances are you've heard the hype about essential oils. Perhaps you've tried rubbing lavender on your temples to help you relax or diffused peppermint to help you focus. Maybe you've…

What Exactly is CBD Oil?

The marijuana extract, Cannabidiol, also know as CBD oil, is being credited with helping to treat a variety of medical problems, from seizures and anxiety to sleeplessness and inflammation. Although the buzz about CBD oil has peaked curiosity among many, experts say the evidence is lacking for more most of these touted benefits. More importantly, CBD…

Stay Healthy Around the 4th!

If you have chronic health issues, holidays and summer vacations can be hectic. Whether you're traveling to the beach or staying local to celebrate the Fourth of July, it's important to stay safe and healthy while enjoying yourself. Here are some tips for feeling your best on Independence Day. Hydrate. The heat and humidity can…

A Good Night Sleep is Essential

A good night's sleep is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental and physical health, safety, and quality of life. Unfortunately, sleep deficiency is a common problem for many people. It may be the result of schedules, lifestyle choices, medical conditions, or medications. Here are…

Stressed Out? You Might Want to Unplug!

If texting, emailing, and the demands of social media have you feeling a bit stressed out, it might be a good time to unplug and carve out time for some real self-care. In the age of social media, people often feel pressured to engage in performative wellness with picture-perfect healthy meals, gym check-ins, and decluttered closet…

Not All Massages Are the Same

Massage therapy has been practiced for thousands of years for its numerous health benefits. Today, there are many massage therapy styles that include a wide-variety of techniques. These include rubbing, pressing, or manipulating muscles and other soft tissue with hands, fingers, forearms, and elbows. Massage therapy can support overall wellness, aid in injury relief, and help…

Help Mom Stay Pain Free

If your Mom is suffering from any kind of chronic pain, it can really take a toll on her physical and emotional well-being. As you ponder ideas for Mother's Day, it might be helpful to include different ways that will help her stay pain-free. Whether you live nearby or far away, here are some ways you…

Spring is Here!

As the weather gets warmer, it's a great time to begin your spring cleaning and outdoor gardening. After a long, cold, winter, it feels good to get organized and get your hands a little dirty. Whether you're cleaning out closets or planting a vegetable garden, spring cleaning can be strenuous work. Although you may feel accomplished after…

New Treatments for Migraines

Whether you suffer from migraines yourself or know someone who does, migraines can be serious and debilitating. Migraines are a prevalent neurological disease that affect one billion people worldwide. They tend to run in families and are most common between the ages of 25-55, although children can suffer from migraines too. While most people experience an attack once…

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