Building Vitality and Immune Strength

Building Vitality and Immune Strength

Do you ever wonder why some people get sick all the time and others get through the cold and flu season without even a sniffle? (You secretly want those people to get sick, don’t you?) I think the reason some people get sick and some don’t is all about our vitality....
Transitioning to Fall

Transitioning to Fall

September is a month of transition, hanging there between summer and fall. I feel the shift in subtle ways, like the cooler evenings and mornings (the best sleeping with the window open weather!) I’m also starting to crave less salad and raw foods. Those foods are...
Summer Adventure First Aid

Summer Adventure First Aid

I just got back from a camping trip in the wilderness. We went on what’s called the Magruder Road Corridor.  It’s a unique road that passes through the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness and the Frank Church Wilderness in Idaho. It’s almost 4 million acres of nothing! It’s...
Spring Cleansing

Spring Cleansing

Spring is finally here! Winter is melting, rain is falling and the earth is heavy with moisture. Spring is a natural cleansing season. Once it starts getting warmer our bodies are wired to shed, flush and lighten up. You may have noticed that you are craving lighter...
Easy Ways to Improve Digestion

Easy Ways to Improve Digestion

For many of us digestive discomfort has become a way of life. When your digestive system is off, your health can suffer in all sorts of ways. If unaddressed, these symptoms can manifest into chronic health conditions. Making a few simple changes can help your...
How To Make Sole (and Why You Should)

How To Make Sole (and Why You Should)

Sole (pronounced Solay) is a deeply nourishing, mineral rich, salt water concentrate. Sole is essentially water that has been completely saturated with a natural salt. It isn’t just a small amount of salt dissolved in water, but water that has absorbed as much natural...
Stress Relief: Oil Your Skin

Stress Relief: Oil Your Skin

In Sanskrit the word ‘sneha’ means both oil and love. So, by oiling the skin you are being saturated by love! In Ayurveda, Abhyanga, is the ancient art of self-massage, with herb infused oils. The idea is to massage warm herbal oil into the entire body and relax for a...
Stress Relief: Breathe

Stress Relief: Breathe

Breathe I know reminding you to breathe may seem ridiculous, but most people do not breathe fully! Throughout the day, notice your breathing pattern and where you are holding tension in your body. Are you holding your breath? Scrunching your shoulders? The effect the...
Stress Relief: Practice Yoga

Stress Relief: Practice Yoga

Move the body. Even if you don’t want to do yoga, do something. It is difficult to work on the mind, with the mind. The body is a foundation for the mind and if you move your body and circulate the life force it will have a positive effect on the mind. The science of...
Are You Stressed?

Are You Stressed?

Are you experiencing any stress? The other day someone asked me what kind of things I do to de-stress. My first thought was, “oh shit, what the heck do I do for stress relief?” My second thought was, well, I do this and this and this, doing a mental run...