Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue

Are you tired and wired? Here’s how to heal adrenal fatigue.

How to Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

If you’re in a position in which you can plan and prepare for pregnancy, there’s so much you can do to optimize both your chances of getting pregnant and your own nutrients to nurture a healthy baby with ease. When it comes to fertility and pregnancy, there are a lot of things that feel out of our control but how you treat your own body and what you eat are in your control. Give yourself time to prepare and allow space in your life, both emotionally and physically.

Be Well Kitchen: Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipe

Who doesn’t love a warming cup of hot chocolate this time of year!? Unfortunately, most hot chocolate drinks and powders come loaded with ugly sugars, toxic preservatives and artificial ingredients – all things that we do not want to be filling our bodies with.

Not to worry! With this warm cup of health boosting ingredients, you can have your hot chocolate without compromising your health! Unlike most hot chocolates, this nutrient-dense drink is filled with tons of health promoting factors, such as antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, adaptogens (which help the body adapt to stresses) and fiber!

7 Ways To Boost Your Energy Naturally

You deserve to go through your day feeling full of energy, enthusiasm and vitality. With busy schedules, demanding jobs and the expectation of always being “on,” life can get exhausting! Here are some tips for boosting your energy levels today.

8 Tips for Treating Thyroid Problems Naturally

I had a chance to meet with the “thyroid whisperer” Andrea Beaman and learn some techniques that she uses to help her clients get their thyroid into balance. As a holistic health coach, she finds that diet is a great place to start but for complete healing you have to go much deeper.

Andrea’s journey started with her own thyroid problems, which she was able to heal naturally with diet, lifestyle and mega-doses of self-care. But the catch is — it didn’t happen overnight. It took 2 full years to get back into balance. In that time she swung from hyperthyroid to Hashimoto’s, and hypothyroid and then finally came into balance.

Adaptogens:
Nature’s Miracle Anti-stress and Fatigue Fighters

Stress and fatigue. Judging from the proliferation of coffee and cupcake shops popping up these days, clearly caffeine and sugar are what a lot of folks are using to try to fight back. The problem is, they don’t actually work. Sugar and caffeine do offer a quick lift, but the crash is never far behind – so it’s back to Starbucks to start the cycle again, turning your day into a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. Fortunately, there are healthier ways to get through the day – and one of my favorites is with “adaptogens,” the special herbs that help your body adapt to stress and resist fatigue. Here’s my adaptogens-at-a-glance guide: