Forbidden Grief…….a mothers blog about grieving for your old life…

Mothers & parents’ grief of your old life is something that is never spoken about, as if its forbidden to have those sorts of feelings and somehow detracts from the love you have for your children. I am here to say I believe this is wrong all feelings, good, bad, guilt, shame, fear are valid and need to be addressed …

SAUNAS – Why you should indulge…..

Sauna therapy is all the rage now with some long term studies from Finland showing numerous benefits for health, performance, longevity and even social isolation. Saunas work by creating a heat stress to the body, similar to the heat stress that is created when you exercise and get your core body temperature up for a period of time. The heat …

Is Dairy Required – for Proper Bone Health?

Do you have to consume dairy to have adequate bone health? Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium are all important for proper bone health and maintenance or prevention of osteoporosis (brittle bones).  Everyone says ‘Milk does a body good’ and its conventionally thought you must consume diary to have adequate bone health. Well there are a few reasons that you may want …

Paleo Deliciousness Granola Bars – Oh my……(not low carb lol)

Ingredients: • 4 cups of nuts of choice (we used pecans, pistachios and cashews – its good to have a variety with some softer and some harder nuts) • 1 cup of seeds (used a variety – pumpkin, sunflower, sesame, chia) • 1/2 cup of unsweetened desiccated coconut flakes • 4 tbsp of almond flour • 6 tbsp of honey …

Better Humans

Better Humans Better humans…..that can be taken in so many ways be a better person, be a better partner but what I mean is an overall better humans. I want to talk about the fact that with our accessible world we have such power to be able to become better humans – physically, mentally, spiritually and in all aspects of …

Heat Shock Proteins – How they can help with Depression & Inflammation

Heat Shock Proteins (HSP) are proteins that occur in living cells when your core body temperature rises above normal level. These little proteins can be induced to form when we are exposed to heat such as in a hot bath, saunas, hot yoga and exercise. HSP are one of the main reasons that we see such health benefits from heat …

Is your pillow causing your neck pain?

In our modern society we have so many comforts, technological advances and hacks to make our life easier and more efficient but is this always a good idea. We have apps, automatic door openers, chairs and so much more that provide us with comfort and convenience. Even the cushy pillows we lay our head down on at night can be …