Breathing Techniques That Reduce Stress

Without a doubt, recent world events have impacted just about everyone. For some, they are adapting to working from home; for others, they are facing the challenge of unemployment. In some households, parents are also acting as teachers, coaches, and tutors; in others, individuals are ill or becoming caretakers to loved ones. Each individual story is unique, and each is important. While we may be socially distant, many of us are experiencing stress from the situation together, and we are united in our efforts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic healthy and stronger than ever.Many individuals are experiencing varying...

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Immunity and Mental Health

The human body is absolutely amazing. Like a fascinating machine, it contains numerous concurrently operating functions, working in synergistic harmony. How we feel, think, and sleep is intimately connected to what we consume, do, and learn. The connections between functions are seemingly endless. Lately, especially since COVID-19 made its debut, immune health has taken center stage as one of the most widely researched topics. This is because concerned individuals seek credible information on how to stay healthy. Generic internet searches will provide lists of healthy foods and beneficial vitamins to take, but few examine the surprising link between immunity...

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Immunity and Natural Health

Staying healthy and resilient has always been important. Now that COVID-19 has challenged our daily norms and brought more focus to our natural immunity, staying well seems more important than ever before. As health precautions, we now wear masks when we visit public places, diligently wash our hands, and gather around screens instead of dinner tables to interact with loved ones. While these extreme measures are temporary and we look ahead to a more “normal” routine, it is still important to do everything we can to stay well now and to remain healthy long after this crisis is over.The...

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Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Lungs

Since COVID-19 began impacting the lives of millions across the globe, many have shifted their daily habits to avoid getting sick and to protect their loved ones. From wearing masks in public to social distancing, this “new normal” is primarily in place to keep us safe. Each day, we seek new, scientifically-grounded ways to optimize our health – inside and out – in an effort to be as resilient and resistant to disease as possible.Lung and respiratory health have gained more attention lately, as COVID-19 is primarily a lung disease. Diligently implementing daily practices to strengthen and cleanse your...

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Three Easy and Creative Exercises to Boost Your Energy

Lately, to limit the spread of COVID-19, many of us are spending the majority of our time at home. While every individual’s circumstance is unique, there’s one thing most of us can relate to: Some days it can be a challenge to find the energy and motivation to adapt to this new, temporary normal. Like most other public places, gyms and fitness clubs are closed. So unless you have a home gym, an energy-boosting workout can seem nearly impossible. Thankfully, if you can carve out 15-30 minutes to dedicate to your own self-care each day, you can get the...

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Gratitude Journaling: The Power of Three

Depending on the lens through which you see the world, life can sometimes feel overwhelming. Especially lately, as COVID-19 continues to impact our daily norms, most of us are experiencing a wide range of emotional responses to it. Because of these new and unique challenges, it may be quite easy to point out things you are unhappy with. Most of us don’t want to feel this way, but we sometimes think, “I can’t help it.” The good news is, you can! While you can’t fix all of the problems of the world, you absolutely can shift how you see...

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Diaphragmatic Breathing: What You Need to Know

The act of breathing: It is absolutely essential to our lives, yet we hardly ever think about it. The simple act of inhaling delivers clean air to our eager lungs, which is then distributed to the entire body via our red blood cells, producing energy. From the moment we are born, long before we are capable of understanding why, our instinct kicks in and we start breathing. It’s almost unbelievable that something so instinctual is also so vital.Because it is such a basic instinct, few people actually acknowledge their breathing – unless, of course, they have a reason to....

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How to Support Neurological Health

Right now, seemingly more than ever before, we are deeply concerned and conscientious about all aspects of our health. COVID-19 has truly impacted the way we see the world and our day-to-day habits. Staying well and keeping our family healthy has never been more important. Head to toe, many of us are increasingly eager to learn new ways to improve our overall wellness. As we shift our routines to accommodate staying home to stay safe, now is the perfect time to learn ways in which we can promote wellness naturally – from the comfort of our own homes. Delving...

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Simple and Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With immune health being especially important lately, it has never been more essential to find all-natural, practical methods to keep yourself and your family healthy. When your family’s wellness depends on it, you want simple, effective solutions you can implement immediately. That’s why, with you and your family’s best interest in mind, we have compiled numerous tips to help you stay well in these uncertain times. Get to Know Your Immune System: The Basics One common misconception about the immune system is that increasing your daily vitamin C intake can protect you from getting sick. Unfortunately, it is not quite that...

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4 Habits to Keep Your Brain in Peak Condition

Having a sharp, nimble mind is important at nearly every age. For those of us in our prime, it’s common to become more observant of lapses in memory – like forgetting where you left your keys or struggling to remember someone’s birthday. Fortunately, one of the most common misconceptions is that aging naturally deteriorates the brain. While mental agility can be compromised as a side effect of other health conditions, simply “getting older” is not one of them. At any age, you can implement habits that can, in essence, engage your brain in strengthening “workouts,” resulting in sharper mental...

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