Making the transition from a Standard American Diet to a real, whole foods diet was not easy for me. Sure, once I got my bearings I was so glad to see the changes I was making… but that’s not to say that I didn’t have my moments of “what am I doing?” and “how can I continue to do this?”
I was (and still am) grateful for the online world and support that helped me slowly navigate through all the information available, but I definitely made some mistakes along the way that made my transition much more difficult than it needed to be. And that’s why I’m here today: To hopefully help someone from making the same mistakes I did. Whether you are new to real food or know someone who is, I hope these five little reminders can make real food easier and more enjoyable. || Read more
Dry skin brushing is one of the most simple and effective ways to pamper your skin and improve your health. Don’t believe me? Let’s talk skin for a moment.
Skin gets lots of attention from the beauty industry. It seems people are always trying to get their skin look baby soft, smooth, and just the right color. Creams, lotions, potions and whatnot are sold at ridiculous prices in every mall with the lack-luster promise of “more beautiful skin.” || Read more
When I first started this blog I was still teaching full time at a University. This little space was a place for me to write, document ideas, and hopefully inspire at least one person to be healthier (even if that person was just me). I never imagined the amazing community that would grow here, on facebook, and the like during these past few years. I love sharing (hopefully) helpful information and learning from you guys, too. || Read more
Welcome to Thank Your Body Thursday! It’s that time of the week where you link up your healthy-living posts!
Here are the most clicked posts from last week (Make sure you link your posts back to this post or you can’t be featured!): || Read more
Home birth. GMOs. Co-sleeping. Vaccinations. Real food. Toxins. Think about all the hot topics that get people riled up. For many, choosing to go against “the norm” and live a more natural, back-to-basics life is an easy decision. For many, those choices only come after lots of research, deciphering, and small changes. Either way, making the decision to go against mainstream living can be both gratifying and challenging… especially when those close to you don’t understand why you do the things you do.
It seems kind of silly that anyone should have to “justify” their natural approach to life, but the truth is that going against the grain can bring some major headaches. How do you justify your not-so-common, crunchy-granola, hippie ways? || Read more