WELLNESS & HEALTH

7 Tips For Reducing Chronic Pain Through Alternative Medicine
Wellness & Health

7 Tips For Reducing Chronic Pain Through Alternative Medicine

Millions of people suffer from chronic pain and living with chronic pain can be difficult or outright debilitating. Pain management can also be tricky. Often, even after taking the maximum dose of painkillers, the pain soon returns with a vengeance. But living with chronic pain is not only a physical strain, but it can also affect our mind as we…

Comfrey Comfort: Use ‘Knitbone’ to Soothe Muscles & Joints by Dr Josh Axe
Body, Wellness & Health

Comfrey Comfort: Use ‘Knitbone’ to Soothe Muscles & Joints by Dr Josh Axe

For those familiar with natural medicine and chronic pain, comfrey is likely on your list of remedies. This herb has been used for centuries to treat a variety of pain- and inflammation-related issues. Among its clinical uses, comfrey can help relieve pain, reduce inflammation of muscles and joints, speed the healing of bruises and contusions and potentially aid in the…

The Best & Worst Meat Substitutes for Your Health
Body, Wellness & Health

The Best & Worst Meat Substitutes for Your Health

If you’ve ever transitioned to a plant-based diet, you’re probably all too familiar with the first question that everyone asks: “Where are you getting your protein from?” While meat supplies a good amount of protein (as well as other important vitamins and minerals), there are many meat substitutes available that can easily provide a similar set of nutrients. In fact,…

Own Your Power Through Positive Affirmations
Happiness, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Own Your Power Through Positive Affirmations

When you own your power, you take responsibility for the situations and experiences you have in your in life.   Taking responsibility is empowering and freeing. Of course, while we cannot control all that happens in the world (or to us), powerful affirmations help us create a more positive response to how we perceive and experience these challenging situations. According…

How to Be Happy: 15 Life-Changing Steps
Lifestyle, Transformation, Wellness & Health, Wisdom

How to Be Happy: 15 Life-Changing Steps

Who doesn’t want to be happy? Aside from just feeling better on a daily basis, there is even scientific research to show us that being happy has concrete health and life benefits. As researchers point out, “Positive emotions contribute to important downstream life outcomes, including friendship development, marital satisfaction, higher incomes and better physical health. People who experience frequent positive emotions…

Moment Medicine: An Everyday Healing Practice
Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Moment Medicine: An Everyday Healing Practice

We need to feel safe in order to heal. I recently took a vacation to a little town in Mexico called Puebla. I’d never been there before, and as we walked the streets looking for a cafe con leche, I kept tripping on the uneven sidewalks, unable to take my eyes off the colorful architecture and tiny storefronts selling religious…

8 Ways Transforming Your Sleep Habits Can Transform Your Life
Rose's Blog, Wellness & Health

8 Ways Transforming Your Sleep Habits Can Transform Your Life

Creating an oasis for sleep improves your health, relationships and productivity The importance of getting an adequate amount of quality sleep every night absolutely can’t be overstated. Unfortunately, we live in a culture where sleeping enough tends to be equated with laziness. Our colleagues and friends often participate in the “Exhaustion Olympics” to compare who can get the most done…

Great Morning Routines To Start Your Day
Happiness, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Transformation, Wellness & Health

Great Morning Routines To Start Your Day

How you begin your day can change your life Starting the day with a great morning routine can change the feel of everything that follows. Healthy morning habits can prevent hormone spikes, increase your ability to handle stressful events, improve your digestion and make you feel empowered in life. Here are some ideas about how to start your day out…

Hay Fever: 9 Natural Ways to Treat Seasonal Allergy Symptoms
Body, Wellness & Health

Hay Fever: 9 Natural Ways to Treat Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

What makes spring so beautiful for many people leads to misery for those who suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms. Natural allergy treatments can be as effective and, in many cases, more effective than allergy medications. Fresh cut grass, blooming trees and flowers, and weeds release pollen, causing seasonal allergies in an estimated 40 million to 60 million people each year. (1) Allergic…

4 Non-Health Related Benefits Of Being Vegan
Mindfulness, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

4 Non-Health Related Benefits Of Being Vegan

Going vegan is good for the environment, society and your wallet You probably know that vegans do not consume any animal products. Some go beyond this and live a vegan lifestyle, which directly impacts the clothing a person wears and the personal care products they use. Many proponents of a vegan lifestyle say that it can make you not only…

Elevate Your Own Power Through Self-Care and Self-Love
Mind, Mindfulness, Transformation, Wellness & Health

Elevate Your Own Power Through Self-Care and Self-Love

Self-love and self-care aren’t about being self-centered, narcissistic, or pushing ourselves or our own agenda. It actually quite the opposite. Self-love and self-care are about loving yourself for who you are now and taking the time to care for yourself both emotionally and physically. It’s about quieting that little voice of self-doubt in your head and recognizing your own needs.…

Eliminate the Stress of Having “So Much to Do”
Career & Business, Happiness, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Eliminate the Stress of Having “So Much to Do”

Small changes can release you from the trap of stress and busyness so you can enjoy your life. From time to time, we all get consumed with our hectic schedule and demands of life. When that happens, we need to shift our thinking and adjust our expectations to reduce the stress of having “so much to do.” By making alterations…

Spring Cleaning For The Soul
Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health, Wisdom

Spring Cleaning For The Soul

Spring, what a lovely time of year! The weather begins to warm, the sky becomes bluer, and the snow melts. We find grass that has laid dormant in the cold winter months and see the leaves and flowers begin to bloom again. Longer days, more sunshine and everything is green and fresh. It’s spring, and it’s time to get outside.…

Embracing Your Hero’s Journey
Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Embracing Your Hero’s Journey

You already possess everything you need for your personal adventure

Mindfulness as an Attitude
Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Mindfulness as an Attitude

When I first I learned about the importance of mindfulness practice in reducing stress and increasing health, I inwardly whined, Another thing for the to-do list! As a committed transcendental meditation disciple, I thought I was doing enough to train my brain for optimal functioning. Then I interviewed Dr. Ron Siegel, assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School…

7 Tips to Let Go of Work For A Relaxing Weekend
Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Transformation, Wellness & Health

7 Tips to Let Go of Work For A Relaxing Weekend

Creating habits to help leave work behind Many of us struggle with a constant state of “take your work home” syndrome. When our brains can’t stop to relax, our quality of life pays the price. That’s when it’s time to create some good habits, allowing you to take a mental break from work. Here are seven tips to help you…

7 Weekend Stress Relief Tips
Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

7 Weekend Stress Relief Tips

Take time to recharge your brain and body Your weekend contains precious hours to de-stress and recharge your spirit and body. Using simple tools like laughter, setting boundaries and meditation, you can stop the negative effects of unchecked stress. The most successful people know to work hard and relax hard. Outsource Coming home isn’t relaxing if you feel like your…

What Is Pollution Doing To Your Skin?
Body, Wellness & Health

What Is Pollution Doing To Your Skin?

How to protect your skin from toxins in the environment When we think about pollution, we typically think about damage to our environment. Lately, we’re also looking at the effects of pollution on our largest organ – our skin. Everything from cars to sun can cause spots, splotches, wrinkles, sags, and even skin cancer. Fortunately, there are some ways to…

Necessary Vitamins for Vegans
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

Necessary Vitamins for Vegans

Supplements to support a healthy vegan diet Vegan diets, when done well, are a fantastic way to eat for health. So why do vegans still need to take certain supplements? The answers relate to the soil and particular nutritional gaps that can often be best filled with vitamins. Benefits of veganism Vegans primarily eat vegetables, seeds, beans, nuts, whole grains,…

Counting Macros For Nutrition And Weight-Loss
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

Counting Macros For Nutrition And Weight-Loss

New trend offers a balanced eating plan March is National Nutrition Month, so what better time to begin fine-tuning your diet? Counting macros is popular with weight-lifters, but it’s also a great way to boost your nutrition or lose weight. Here are some tips and macro-counting tools to help you balance your eating-plan: Macro counting Calorie counting is an old,…

Collagen: The New Superfood For Your Gut
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

Collagen: The New Superfood For Your Gut

This supplement helps heal a variety of stomach conditions Many of us are familiar with collagen in products to reduce wrinkles or strengthen your hair and nails. It turns out, however, that taking collagen orally amounts to a superfood for your gut. What is collagen Collagen is naturally created by your body and contains short-chain amino acids made from protein.…

6 Big Green Beauty Trends of 2018
Body, Lifestyle, Wellness & Health

6 Big Green Beauty Trends of 2018

Natural beauty trends focus on multiple benefits and the environment Green beauty is big business because people are paying more attention to their health and our environment. But unlike older versions, modern green products do more than simply make a statement about protecting ourselves from harmful chemicals. They’re quite effective, fun and often gorgeous – all the while keeping you…

Embrace Challenges To Change Your Mindset
Brain, Happiness, Mindfulness, Transformation, Wellness & Health

Embrace Challenges To Change Your Mindset

Face your fears as you approach obstacles There comes a time when many of us desire to make a fundamental shift in the way we approach life. Learning to embrace challenges is a fundamental part of changing our mindset. But knowing where to start can be overwhelming. Here are some concrete steps you can take to get yourself on the…

Using Edible Essential Oils
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

Using Edible Essential Oils

How these products can enhance your food and health Essential oils are not just for aromatherapy. Some are edible – good for your taste buds and your health. But edible oils do require know-how before you begin to use them, so you can safely reap the benefits. Essential versus fragrance oils Essential oils are made from natural compounds of plants,…

Entomophagy: Eating Bugs Might Be The Future Of Food
Body, Lifestyle, Wellness & Health

Entomophagy: Eating Bugs Might Be The Future Of Food

A new trend for low cost and nutrition Stemming from ancient times, entomophagy is the practice of humans eating bugs and arachnids for nutrition. But in the United States, you are more likely to see bugs served as food on a reality television show than on most dinner tables. Still, people around the world today eat insects regularly as part…

What Is Low Impact Interval Training (LIIT)?
Body, Wellness & Health

What Is Low Impact Interval Training (LIIT)?

How slower burst exercises benefit your body If you’re looking for an effective workout that’s easy on your joints, won’t leave you drained and doesn’t require a gym, low impact interval training (LIIT or LIT) is for you. Compared to some other recent cardio trends, this routine focuses on slower patterns of exercises, which are less stressful on your body.…

What You Need To Know About Sleep And Your Heart
Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

What You Need To Know About Sleep And Your Heart

Tips for heart-healthy sleep There have been times in my life where sleep was last on my list of priorities. I know I’m not alone in that experience. But maybe learning about how sleep affects your heart can be the motivation you need to get those extra, crucial hours of shut-eye. It has been for me. How sleep impacts your…

My Healing Journey out of Migraines
Body, Mind, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

My Healing Journey out of Migraines

Anyone who has suffered from chronic migraines knows the feeling of not being able to think, just wanting to sleep and turn off the pain. For me, the headaches started in high school and continued into my early married years. They were sporadic but intense. I couldn’t tolerate light or noise. Sometimes I missed school and work. Then they were…

Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally and Fast by Dr Josh Axe
Body, Wellness & Health

Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally and Fast by Dr Josh Axe

Cholesterol is a naturally occurring substance made by the liver and required by the body for the proper function of cells, nerves, and hormones. Cholesterol travels in the lipids (fatty acids) of the blood stream, also called plaque, can build up in the walls of the arteries decreasing the flow of blood to vital areas of the body.  If plaque…

7 Sodium Myths and Facts
Body, Wellness & Health

7 Sodium Myths and Facts

Did you know some sodium is essential to your diet? Learn these sodium myths and facts to help you eat heart-healthy every day. Myth: Eliminate sodium completely for good health. Fact: Some sodium is essential to your diet. Myth: Sea salt has less sodium than table salt. Fact: Just like table salt, sea salt contains about 40% sodium. Myth: If…

Resilience: How to Build It, Maintain It, and Restore It
Body, Mind, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

Resilience: How to Build It, Maintain It, and Restore It

  Important findings in recent years have deepened our understanding of resilience—the ability to recover quickly from difficult situations—and how important it is for human health. One of the leading organizations in this research is the HeartMath Institute (HMI). Devotees of Rewire Me are well acquainted with HMI. Rollin McCraty, Ph.D., its Director of Research, has been with IHM since…

Love Yourself Through Morning Meditation
Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Love Yourself Through Morning Meditation

  “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”  —Robert Holden What To Do: Loving yourself is a conscious decision that needs to be made every day. How you begin your day can set the tone for how the rest of your day goes and the power lies in positive thinking. Start your day with…

Moringa: The Remarkable Superfood
Body, Wellness & Health, Wisdom

Moringa: The Remarkable Superfood

The powerful benefits of Moringa If you enjoy drinking tea or eating soup during these cold winter months, there’s a great new way to get some of your important nutrients. Moringa is a powerful superfood that comes from the tree Moringa oleifera. The leaves and pods are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and other antioxidants. This nourishing plant has been…

What is Stress and how can we Manage it
Body, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

What is Stress and how can we Manage it

It’s important to learn how to recognize how stress affects you, learn how to deal with it, and develop healthy habits to ease your stress. What is stressful to one person may not be to another. Stress can come from happy events (a new marriage, job promotion, new home) as well as unhappy events (illness, overwork, family problems). What is…

Red Wine Can Boost Your Health And Appearance
Body, Wellness & Health

Red Wine Can Boost Your Health And Appearance

Red wine benefits your skin, sleep and longevity Since the discovery of the Mediterranean diet, it’s been understood that there are health benefits from red wine. In fact, enjoying this drink in moderation can provide a boost to your heart, skin, hair, sleep and even your longevity! How red wine is made Red wine is produced from dark-colored grapes, which…

Happy Chinese New Year: The Year Of The Dog
Culture, Wellness & Health

Happy Chinese New Year: The Year Of The Dog

Learning from the ancient traditions and celebrations of renewal January and February can be a challenging time of the year – filled with cold, dark days, when many of us are still grappling with resolutions to curb our indulgences. That’s why the Chinese New Year, celebrated after Winter Solstice, can be a beautiful way to reset the year’s beginning. The…

4 Sleep Habits of Successful People
Rose's Blog, Wellness & Health

4 Sleep Habits of Successful People

Get enough quality sleep for a healthy life What do Benjamin Franklin and Bill Gates have in common? Besides being brilliant thought leaders, both men share similar sleeping habits. Ben Franklin used to sleep seven hours a day, and seven hours is also the magic number for Bill Gates. Research shows getting at least seven hours of quality sleep is vital for…

Eat This for a Younger Brain
Body, Wellness & Health

Eat This for a Younger Brain

Here are six tasty ways to boost your intake of lutein. If you’ve been meaning to eat more greens, a new study out from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign may give you the extra nudge you need. It found that middle-aged people with higher levels of lutein—a nutrient that occurs in green, leafy vegetables like spinach and kale, as…

These 5 Heart Disease Tests Could Save Your Life (And Your Doctor Probably Isn’t Ordering Them)
Body, Wellness & Health

These 5 Heart Disease Tests Could Save Your Life (And Your Doctor Probably Isn’t Ordering Them)

Heart disease tests are important. After all, heart disease kills 610,000 people in the United States every year. That’s one in every four deaths, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women.  High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, obesity, poor diet, physical inactivity and excessive alcohol use all contribute to this life-threatening disease. But what if…

Crystal-Infused Beauty Products For Your Skin And Soul
Body, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

Crystal-Infused Beauty Products For Your Skin And Soul

Top natural products with a spiritual essence Used for centuries for their healing properties, crystal-infused beauty products are a new way to enhance your skin regimen. If the idea of combining natural products and a sense of the spiritual sounds appealing, these ideas may be calling your name: Crystal massage Similar to acupuncture or cupping, this ritual is amazing for…

How To Eat For A Healthy Heart
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

How To Eat For A Healthy Heart

Nutrition tips to support heart health February is American Heart Month, and we are doing all we can to promote heart health. In partnership with the American Heart Association for Go Red for Women, we are working hard to spread information about heart disease – which kills a woman in the United States every 80 seconds. But lifestyle changes like…

5 Ways BIG Change Can Boost Your Self-Esteem, Happiness And Success
Career & Business, Transformation, Wellness & Health

5 Ways BIG Change Can Boost Your Self-Esteem, Happiness And Success

Often, when I’m working with my clients or course members, the concepts we explore together take on a brand new meaning given what’s going on in my own life. Such was the case this summer. In late June, I underwent a massive change in my life, including selling our house of 16 years where we raised our children, moving (in…

The Basics Of Prebiotics And Probiotics
Happiness, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

The Basics Of Prebiotics And Probiotics

ABC’s of increasing the bacteria you want growing in your gut Prebiotics and probiotics are bacteria that keep your intestinal tract healthy and support your immune system. The importance of their function is becoming clear, yet many of us still don’t really understand what they really do. How do prebiotics and probiotics really work, what benefits do they offer, and…

Diet Soda – Bad News For Your Brain
Wellness & Health

Diet Soda – Bad News For Your Brain

Artificially sweetened drinks increase your risk of stroke and dementia Ever find yourself wondering, “Is diet soda bad for you?” It may seem like a better option compared to sugary soda, but the science shows that viewpoint falls flat. And now, we have even more reason to avoid soda at all costs. Artifiicially sweetened drinks increase risk of stroke and…

4 Ways to Fight Fatigue
Happiness, Mind, Transformation, Wellness & Health

4 Ways to Fight Fatigue

  In an ideal world, we would all get eight hours of sleep every night, and wake up with enough energy for that 6 a.m. spin class before work. But when you’re struggling to balance the responsibilities of everyday life, cutting back on sleep can seem like the only solution. Many of us rely on coffee or energy drinks to…

Natural Care for Whatever Skin You’re In
Body, Lifestyle, Wellness & Health

Natural Care for Whatever Skin You’re In

7 healthy ways to nourish your skin type With natural, effective ways to care for any skin type, the days of over-scrubbing and stripping our faces with harsh chemicals are gone. Instead, using personalized, natural products can actually heal your skin. Here are seven remedies that could already be waiting in your cabinets:     Tea for too-agitated skin Green or…

Top 5 Essential Oils For Arthritis
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

Top 5 Essential Oils For Arthritis

How these natural remedies can provide pain relief The winter weather can be painful – especially for those who suffer from arthritis. The good news is there are essential oils for arthritis that can soothe this common affliction. Just how common is arthritis? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 52.5 million adults in the United States alone are afflicted…

Connect To Your Heart Center
Insight, Meditation, Rose's Blog, Science, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

Connect To Your Heart Center

Meditation doesn’t come easily for many of us. In fact, most people I know find it challenging and give up after a few tries. Because it’s definitely not one-size-fits-all, I’ve often felt that if everyone had access to a variety of different practices we would have a larger community of meditators. For me meditation is getting up at 5:30 in…

Could Your Gut Benefit From Low-FODMAP Eating?
Body, Wellness & Health

Could Your Gut Benefit From Low-FODMAP Eating?

A nutrition plan to ease digestion If you suffer from digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you may be a candidate for low-FODMAP Eating. As part of this healing diet, certain foods are restricted, which produce a fermentation process in the gut. For some people, this process triggers a sensitivity. By following a low-FODMAP eating plan, you may…

Natural Remedies To Stop A Headache At Its Source
Happiness, Wellness & Health

Natural Remedies To Stop A Headache At Its Source

Treat the cause rather than merely the symptoms of your pain   Treating your headache with natural remedies can heal your body at the actual point of pain. Rather than masking the pain with chemical pain relievers, finding the source of the pounding or piercing is a better way to end it. You could be experiencing a tension headache or…

Knowledge is Power: Living Heart-Healthy
Body, Insight, Rose's Blog, Wellness & Health

Knowledge is Power: Living Heart-Healthy

Knowing your numbers could save your life February is American Heart Month, and Rewire Me is proud to support Go Red For Women® to advocate, educate and prevent heart disease in women. The fact is: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. Go Red For Women® saves lives. They encourage awareness…

5 Ways To Let Go Of Toxic Relationships
Relationships, Wellness & Health

5 Ways To Let Go Of Toxic Relationships

Tools to begin the process of letting go Toxic relationships can come from any source – mother-daughter, romantic, work-place relationships. Likewise, there are many different ways that a relationship can be toxic. Some people can be endlessly demanding; some are even manipulative or cruel. Whatever the relationship, or however the toxicity appears, it can be negative, unhealthy and draining. Sometimes,…

8 Natural Stress Relievers To Try Now by Dr. Josh Axe
Happiness, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

8 Natural Stress Relievers To Try Now by Dr. Josh Axe

Prevent serious physical and mental effects of chronic stress Stress: we all deal with it. Yet we know how much better off we’d be, both physically and mentally, if we could only get it under control. We need stress relievers that really work. We know stress can be a positive, motivating factor at times such as when you’re under pressure…

Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss And Longevity
Body, Happiness, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss And Longevity

Science supports health benefits of breaks between eating   Fasting is something that most of us already do: it’s called sleeping. For those of us with regular sleep schedules, we go without eating for the hours we snooze. We usually tack on some hours before and after bed too. Intermittent fasting is similar. But it’s sharply defined as going between…

7 Ways to Help Kids Unplug from Technology
Body, Brain, Happiness, Insight, Lifestyle, Mind, Mindfulness, Parenting, Relationships, Technology, Wellness & Health

7 Ways to Help Kids Unplug from Technology

My childhood unfolded in the last few years BC (Before Computers). However, my own children and my students have lived their entire lives with bleeps and buzzes and signals from multiple channels of information. Parents and teachers alike worry about the impact that constant multitasking is having on children’s developing brains. Kids—digital natives—swim comfortably in the floods of information and…

Rewiring Our Expectations For the New Year
Happiness, Lifestyle, Transformation, Wellness & Health, Wisdom

Rewiring Our Expectations For the New Year

Stay open to a future of possibilities Do you ever get excited for a big trip, an event or holiday, only to find out that the reality didn’t quite meet your expectations? Perhaps something over the holidays triggered that feeling, and you’re stumbling to jump start the year with a positive outlook. “Expectation is the root of all heartache,” Shakespeare…

Meditation in Motion
Body, Meditation, Mind, Mindfulness, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

Meditation in Motion

Most people probably envision meditation as something done while sitting motionless and in silence. But meditation doesn’t have to be a retreat. You can meditate while walking, doing chores, even during vigorous exercise like running, swimming, or any other athletic pursuit. Meditation Can Help Change the “No Pain, No Gain” Equation Thinking too much while exercising—especially during workouts requiring a…

How to Achieve Your Goals for the New Year
Happiness, Mindfulness, Transformation, Wellness & Health

How to Achieve Your Goals for the New Year

Plan ahead to get ahead for the new year. With the New Year upon us many are thinking about their resolutions for 2018. It’s a time for letting go of the things that we may be holding onto that no longer serve us to achieve our goals. At the same time, it’s also the perfect opportunity to bring in that…

9 All Natural New Year’s Day Headache Cures
Body, Wellness & Health

9 All Natural New Year’s Day Headache Cures

Pain relief for today and a better future in 2018 Here at Rewire Me, we all hope you had a Happy New Year! But we know some of you may have celebrated a bit too late or a bit too heartily last night. Even if that’s not the case, here are nine all natural headache cures to get you started…

10 All Natural Energy-Boosting Foods
Lifestyle, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

10 All Natural Energy-Boosting Foods

After the holidays, we’re all typically a bit more sluggish and have less energy than usual from all the celebrating. Festive food and drink from parties and large celebratory meals often leave us starting the New Year feeling less dynamic than our typical, energetic selves. The New Year is a great time to start fresh and reassess how what we’re…

Train Your Brain: How to Reduce Anxiety Through Mindfulness and Meditation
Body, Brain, Insight, Meditation, Mind, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Train Your Brain: How to Reduce Anxiety Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Back in the 1960s Dr. Paul D. Maclean devised the Triune Brain model as a way to explain the brain’s evolution while reconciling rational human behavior with more primal and violent outbursts. The Triune Model suggests three parts to the brain: Reptilian (posterior, brain stem): the source of instincts Paleommamalian (mid-brain): the source of emotions Neomammalian (cortex): the source of…

The Many Health Benefits of Fasting
Body, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

The Many Health Benefits of Fasting

While most people need to address the foods they DO eat, before considering skipping meals, intermittent fasting can provide you with many benefits, and is another tool you can experiment with to help you reach your goals. There’s been a significant amount of research on fasting and the benefits it can have on our bodies. Typical intermittent fast times range…

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load: Discover What Both Are All About
Body, Happiness, Lifestyle, Science, Wellness & Health

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load: Discover What Both Are All About

Did you know that according to the large-scale Nurses’ Health Study, women eating the highest glycemic load diets were much more likely on average to develop type 2 diabetes or heart disease compared to women of the same age with the lowest glycemic load diets ? (1) This is a pretty startling statistic, especially considering the rapid rise in foods…

How Functional Foods Can Benefit Our Overall Wellness: 10 Nutrition Tips for 2018
Happiness, Nutrition, Wellness & Health

How Functional Foods Can Benefit Our Overall Wellness: 10 Nutrition Tips for 2018

As we make nutritional resolutions for the New Year, it’s worth considering the concept of functional foods-such as probiotics- and how they can benefit us. The idea behind functional foods is that they may create a positive effect on your health beyond simple nutrition. Those who support eating functional foods suggest that they encourage our peak wellness and help decrease…

5 Steps for Surviving a Lifequake and Starting Your Next Chapter
Happiness, Spirituality, Transformation, Wellness & Health

5 Steps for Surviving a Lifequake and Starting Your Next Chapter

By Dr. Howard Samuels September 11, 2001 started out just like any other Tuesday. Men and women all over the country woke up, showered, got dressed, kissed their kids and sent them off to school, and then got into their cars or boarded buses or trains and went off to work—same as any other day—absolutely unaware that everything they knew…

A More Mindful Way to Discipline Kids
Mindfulness, Parenting, Relationships, Wellness & Health

A More Mindful Way to Discipline Kids

As a mother and a writer who frequently covers child development issues, I’ve read countless parenting books filled with methods “guaranteed” to result in better-behaved children and a more peaceful, productive home. All of these titles are penned by experts who seem certain that their step-by-step strategies (and their strategies alone) are the key to raising happy, healthy kids—no matter…

Realizing True Wealth
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Realizing True Wealth

By Americ Azevedo We are born with true wealth, but constantly forget to realize the wealth we already have. Failing to acknowledge our true wealth we keep grasping for more, like hungry ghosts who are never satisfied while constantly eating! Thus, we go about despoiling the earth, corrupting relationships, and twisting societies into grotesque forms that promote needless suffering for…

Is it Spiritual to be Rich?
Happiness, Lifestyle, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

Is it Spiritual to be Rich?

By Will Donnelly Though it seems a familiar formula for those on a spiritual path to rebuke money and keep things simple (many holy people have taken vows of poverty), I now wonder if it isn’t time for light workers, those doing the most healing work on the planet, to be unafraid to be the next billionaires. It begs the question:…

Suspending Judgment: Losing Control to Be in Control
Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Suspending Judgment: Losing Control to Be in Control

My work as a post-trauma coach means I study the brain and how to calm it, so I know all about how science has proven that the practice of paying deep, nonjudgmental attention to the present moment quiets the mind, quells emotions, and creates a neurophysiological environment (complete with reduced stress hormones) that reduces anxiety. I also hear firsthand from…

Mindfulness—The Real Deal, Beyond the Buzz
Mindfulness, Spirituality, Wellness & Health

Mindfulness—The Real Deal, Beyond the Buzz

Just as Zen became a buzzword in the ‘90s, mindfulness is traveling a similar route into our 21st-century vernacular. Madison Avenue and social media have discovered that we like our diets, our magazines, our businesses, our relationships, and even our fashion to be mindful. Oversaturation does not mean that mindfulness is a bad thing. It’s accessible, simple (although not always…

Don’t Get Sick This Holiday Season
Rose's Blog, Wellness & Health

Don’t Get Sick This Holiday Season

5 tips to keep you and your loved ones healthy Are you starting to feel that trickle in your throat? Cold chills? Lethargy? Yes, the holiday germs are here again. If the holiday season gives you anxiety from all the flu and cold germs floating around, I encourage you to embrace the following tips to stay healthy during the holidays.…

3 Thanksgiving Health Tips To Prevent Weight Gain
Wellness & Health

3 Thanksgiving Health Tips To Prevent Weight Gain

How enjoy eating during the holidays while avoiding extra pounds   Today, I want to share with you my Thanksgiving health tips, specifically how to avoid gaining 10 pounds on Thanksgiving! Now, has anyone ever really gained 10 pounds on Thanksgiving day? Fortunately, I haven’t seen anyone actually gain that much on Thanksgiving day itself, but I have seen people gain 10 pounds over a…

11 Essential Nutrients Your Body Needs Now
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11 Essential Nutrients Your Body Needs Now

Focus on a simple healthy diet By Rachael Link, MS, RD With so much information circulating out there about nutrition, it can be challenging to make sure you’re getting the nutrients you need each day. In fact, with some sources listing as many as 90 essential nutrients, following a balanced diet can quickly become overwhelming. However, getting all the nutrients…

Spread Awareness About The Risks For Women On World Diabetes Day
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Spread Awareness About The Risks For Women On World Diabetes Day

Women and Diabetes: Our Right to A Healthy Future Worldwide, there are nearly 200 million women suffering from diabetes – that’s 1 in 18. Diabetes is the ninth most common cause of death among women today. Sadly, there are still millions of women living with the condition who don’t even know they have it. As a result, this year, the…

Can Instagram And Facebook Predict Depression And Narcissism?
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Can Instagram And Facebook Predict Depression And Narcissism?

The social media connection to mental illness  Could the Instagram filter someone chooses actually clue us into their mental state? According to a new study published in the journal EPJ Data Science, social media and mental illness are linked. And the images a person shares on Instagram, and the way they’re edited, could offer insight into signs of depression. The study examined…

5 Natural Energy Boosting Foods
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5 Natural Energy Boosting Foods

Feel rejuvenated when you eat these top nutrients In this video I’m going to talk about the 5 best foods that are going to increase your energy and leave you feeling great all day. 1.) Coconut oil (includes medium chain fatty acid) 2.) Chia Seeds (also known as warrior’s food) 3.) Green Leafy vegetables with Chlorophyll (packed with magnesium) 4.) Fruit (contains carbs that are…

Not Getting Enough Sleep? It May Be Your Diet
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Not Getting Enough Sleep? It May Be Your Diet

Discover foods that can help you get a good night’s sleep Getting enough sleep is essential, and not simply to help you pay attention and be in a good mood the next day. A variety of studies show that not getting enough sleep can lead to weight gain, increases in risk-seeking behaviors and a greater risk of developing dementia. It’s…

Go Red For Women Educational Symposium: The Heart Brain Connection
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Go Red For Women Educational Symposium: The Heart Brain Connection

An event to remember I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the NYC Go Red for Women Educational Symposium about stress and its connection to heart health. Joined by a talented lineup of physicians and experts, we helped to raise awareness and educate women on the simple lifestyle changes they can make to transform their health. It may seem like there’s…

Dr Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book
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Dr Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book

Every Woman’s Guide to a Heart-Healthy Life Find balance. Reduce stress. Check in with yourself. These platitudes make for the springboard into Dr Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book. The cardiologist draws from her years of practice to offer a holistic approach to healing the heart. She leads a grand tour of the heart’s physical and emotional landscape, from the importance of the…

The Heart’s Impact on the Brain
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The Heart’s Impact on the Brain

How to strengthen the heart-brain connection for better health Today, I will be speaking at the NYC Go Red for Women Symposium about how the emotions related to stress have become habitual, so it’s part of our automatic programing; it’s now behavior we demonstrate without thinking about it. Once people understand the science of how those habits and behavior develop,…

7 Benefits Of Ayurvedic Medicine: Lower Stress, Blood Pressure And More
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7 Benefits Of Ayurvedic Medicine: Lower Stress, Blood Pressure And More

An ancient tradition of natural treatments Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that’s stood the test of time. First originating in the Vedic culture of India, it’s actually considered by many to be the oldest healing science there is. Ayurvedic medicine is based on the premise that there are three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha and that disease and…

7 Ways To Manage Stress And Keep Your Heart Healthy
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7 Ways To Manage Stress And Keep Your Heart Healthy

Reduce the effects of stress on your body For some of us, our minds start working against us as soon as the alarm clock sounds. “Will I be able to make that appointment in an hour?” “Did I remember to pick up my suit from the dry cleaners?” “What if I can’t leave my afternoon meeting in time to pick…

8 Top Apps of 2017 to Help You Break Bad Habits
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8 Top Apps of 2017 to Help You Break Bad Habits

New ways to change bad habits and create positive ones Everyone has habits that aren’t particularly productive, but changing them can be a challenge without some help. That’s why web-based and mobile apps exist to help you disconnect from bad habits, so you can establish positive ones. Learn the science for how we develop habits, and check out our favorite…

15 Foods To Boost Focus and Memory
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15 Foods To Boost Focus and Memory

Protect your brain with this healthy, delicious diet and recipes What does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Turns out a great deal. While we’ve always known that what we eat affects our bodies and how we look, scientists are also learning more and more that what we eat takes a toll on our…

14 Natural Headache Remedies For Instant Relief
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14 Natural Headache Remedies For Instant Relief

Discover triggers and healthy solutions to reduce headache pain Life can get busy and stressful, and the common headache is sometimes overlooked or masked with a painkiller such as aspirin – which, especially when overused, can sometimes cause more serious health issues. A headache is a good indicator that your body is missing something; maybe you need to take a breather, drink some water…

8 Foods You Should Be Buying In Season
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8 Foods You Should Be Buying In Season

How to pick fresher and more nutritious foods year round We all know that the best fruit and produce is always what’s in season. When you buy it, not only do you support your health, but you support local farmers and businesses who can continue to bring it to you year-round. So if you happen to live in California and…

Biking To Work Lowers Mortality
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Biking To Work Lowers Mortality

How to take advantage of biking’s health benefits   We know there are many effective ways to reduce mortality. But what about biking to work? Can this exercise help you live longer? It turns out that it may, according to recent research. Given what we already know about how a sedentary lifestyle can increase mortality and disease risks, this should not come as…

Warning: Long Work Hours Are Bad For The Heart
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Warning: Long Work Hours Are Bad For The Heart

How working late can affect your cardiovascular health We associate long hours with stress and fatigue – and on the flip side, with achievement and financial success. But what effect does working long hours have on your heart? According to a new study, published in the European Heart Journal, it can boost the risk of an irregular heart rhythm called atrial…

Interview with Rose and Dr. Steven Daniel: How Stress Impacts Your Health
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Interview with Rose and Dr. Steven Daniel: How Stress Impacts Your Health

Effects of stress on the body Studies have revealed that stress can wreak havoc on our immune system, cause changes in our personalities, disturb our sleep, and contribute to chronic disease like periodontal disease.   In my interview with Dr. Steven Daniel, DDS, we talk about the effects of stress on the body, specifically how stress can contribute to chronic disease causing…

Waldo’s Wisdom: Cooking For Your Dog
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Waldo’s Wisdom: Cooking For Your Dog

Improve your pup’s diet with these nutritional recipes

Top 13 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure
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Top 13 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Preventing high blood pressure naturally through your diet

How To Make Homemade Sunscreen
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How To Make Homemade Sunscreen

Natural skin protection nourishes with vitamins and nutrients

How To Lighten Hair Naturally
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How To Lighten Hair Naturally

Achieve blond and reddish hues without chemical dyes

Three Meditation Practices to Try This Summer
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Three Meditation Practices to Try This Summer

Integrate mindfulness into your warm-weather lifestyle organically

8 Massage Therapy Benefits
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8 Massage Therapy Benefits

Reduce pain, speed healing and improve your overall health

Fighting Skin Cancer with Food
Body, Wellness & Health

Fighting Skin Cancer with Food

The right nutrients help protect from the inside out

5 Insomnia Cures To Implement Now
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5 Insomnia Cures To Implement Now

Changing lifestyle rituals for better quality sleep

Do You Know How To Go With The Flow?
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Do You Know How To Go With The Flow?

Experience this state of consciousness for optimal happiness

5 Natural Acne Treatments That Work
Body, Wellness & Health

5 Natural Acne Treatments That Work

Secrets to nutrition, supplements and scar remedies

Tea for Alzheimer's Prevention
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Tea for Alzheimer's Prevention

Scientists says it lowers your risk up To 86 percent

Five Healthcare Trends in 2017
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Five Healthcare Trends in 2017

The future is tech, natural health care and focus on elderly care

Rose’s Expert Insider: Wellness Expert Dr Josh Axe
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Rose’s Expert Insider: Wellness Expert Dr Josh Axe

Get answers to your most sought-after nutrition and wellness questions

How Nature Walks Change Your Brain
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How Nature Walks Change Your Brain

Urban dwellers need to get out in nature for their mental health

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