Posts Tagged: health tips

Is Your Shower Toxic?

We all love a great shower, that feeling of washing off dead skin cells, sweat and maybe even the effects of a bad day. But what if your shower is giving you a dose of unhealthy chemicals that can cause adverse health effects?  Those great shower feelings just got dashed. If you’re showering with chlorinated… Read more »

Getting Well, Naturally

I am so thankful to be well – and maintaining it – after that horrific spell in October.  Alleluia! Several people have asked me how I got well from the crud.  Just as there wasn’t only one ‘why’ I got sick, there was an entire battalion of remedies and practices that brought me back to… Read more »

Kick the Crud with a Face Steam & Fresh Air Fare

One of the best healing techniques to kick a “cold” with congested crud, flu, or respiratory infection is to do a face steam.  These are powerful unto themselves to moisturize, heat and open up the bronchial system, yet adding just one drop of Fresh Air Fare kicks the effectiveness and healing action way up! How… Read more »

Have You Energized Your Water?

We all know that the sun and moon give off serious energy which affects our lives 24/7/365.  You’ve felt the intensity of a full moon as well as the burn of the afternoon summer sun.  Wouldn’t it be great to capture this energy and utilize its qualities? There’s an easy way to do this without… Read more »

Hydrogen Peroxide to Swimmers’ Rescue (Part 3 of the Swimming blog series)

Many times when I suggest lap swimming to clients as a great fitness practice (Lap it Up!), they quickly come back with “I can’t take the chlorine.”  I understand the concern because exposure to chlorine (whether topical, airborne or ingested in drinking water) poses many health risks.  I do everything I can to avoid and… Read more »

The Stings

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I’m talking about those from bees, wasps & hornets, not a rock band.  Bees are much less aggressive than their nasty counterparts but their bites can still cause discomfort and irritation. The wasps seem to be everywhere this summer and in great numbers.  Here are some tips to help avoid getting stung as well as… Read more »