Infrared sauna warms the body from the inside out, penetrating the skin more deeply than traditional saunas, and enhancing the restorative and relaxing effects of the heat. Infrared’s radiant heat is also a lot more comfortable for those who need to avoid excessively hot or humid environments, but still need/want to get their sweat on.
Sneezing and wheezing? Here’s how to prep your body for the seasonal onslaught.
There are a few lifestyle changes I make every year when summer starts. We all want to look and feel our best during the summer months, and my little mental checklist makes me feel at least a little more in control and prepared during swimsuit season. Here’s my list of healthy habits for summer-ready skin from head to toe.
Change. Why is it that the changes we promise to make on New Year’s Day are so easily broken just a few days later? Why is it that sticking with new, healthy habits can seem like such a challenge? One reason might be that we’re not actually enjoying the process of making those changes. But what if they were fun? What if these healthy changes were more like treats that filled us with good feelings instead of resentment or cravings for old, not-so-healthy habits? With this in mind – the idea that changes that feel fun are the ones that’ll stick – I’ve put together a ‘pleasurable plan’ for 2016.
Autumn is here. Is your body ready for it? Or are you one of the runny-nosed masses who dreads those Indian summer days because of all the ragweed-filled breezes and sneezes they bring? Well, I’d like to help you change all that – without drugging yourself senseless with Benadryl or prescription drugs. Here are a few of my favorite tricks of the wellness trade to help you welcome the season with open arms, clearer nasal passages and less watery eyes:
Most of us only get one heart in this lifetime, and with second-hand hearts so hard to come by, nothing is more important than taking good care of the one you were born with. If by chance you haven’t been treating yours as the precious organ that it is, it’s never too late to start showing your heart some lov
Saunas. They’re relaxing, rejuvenating and can even feel a little indulgent. But did you know a regular sauna routine is also a very pleasurable way to enhance health? As you’re probably aware, I’m a big believer in engaging in as many good-for-you activities as possible, and saunas, particularly infrared saunas, are high on the good-for-you-to-do list. Why infrared? Because its radiant heat is known to penetrate the skin more deeply than traditional saunas, better aiding in a number of restorative body processes. Here are just a few ways infrared saunas can benefit your body – and why I encourage many of my patients to make them part of their health-supporting routines:
So, you’re on the Be Well Cleanse. Congratulations! You’re changing your diet to remove inflammatory foods, and you’re adding in nutrient-rich detoxing shakes and supplements. Chances are you’re feeling great, but your body is detoxing, so you want to make sure to be gentle with yourself and practice extra self-care during this process!
Here are a few ways you can increase your self-care and supercharge your cleanse:
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