Health Benefits of Nettle Tea

I have recently renewed my love of nettle tea, and it’s all due to rediscovering the benefits of this common garden weed urtica dioica. There are many documented benefits of drinking nettle tea, but can we just start with the fact that it just tastes good? It’s one of those “light and refreshing” tastes that would [Continue Reading]

Life is about constantly reinventing yourself. Let’s do it!

Why am I reinventing myself? It’s a long story. Stop me if you’ve heard it all before … Not quite the beginning, but … When I started this blog, I was in a multilevel marketing (MLM, network marketing, whatever you choose to call it) group centered around health and fitness products.  I did well. I [Continue Reading]

Weight and see

I recent attended an information seminar hosted by a group of health-inspired people in my community. The featured speaker was a local health professional who gave a great spiel on maintaining weight through healthy eating – paleo-style, environmental toxins, stress, and all the popular health topics. At the end of the presentation, he made the usual offer of [Continue Reading]

The Do-Over (not the movie)

Reboot! Here I am again. I seem to have been in this spot a number of times. And every time I’m determined to make this the last reboot. I’ve been successful before. Again, a number of times. Each time though, I unintentionally self-sabotage under the guise of “I’ll make it up next week” or “It’s just this [Continue Reading]

Try foot massage the Ayurvedic way: Pada Abhyangam

There’s not much that’s more relaxing than having your feet massaged. I’m not talking about the “please rub my aching feet” massage – I mean a real foot massage! There are many techniques of foot massage, including inserts for your shoes, spiky mats that you walk on, wooden rollers that you roll under your feet, and [Continue Reading]