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7 Foods That Fight Inflammation and Chronic Pain

Fight inflammation and Chronic Pain We know that inflammation is bad, something associated with aches, pains, and stiffness. We also know that if left unchecked it will lead to chronic pain and disease…..but there’s more to the story. In fact, inflammation is natural and necessary for healing and preventing illness. The trouble is, in today’s…

Meat Causes Inflammation and Pain in the Body

Meat causes inflammation, pain and aging. – Actor George Burns said that “you can’t stop getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” Considering he lived to be 100 and was active until just before his death, his words have more impact than most. The scientific pursuit of understanding aging is robust, and significant…

Cut Down on Stress with Yoga, Meditation, and Better Sleep

Cut Down on Stress with Yoga, Meditation, and Better Sleep We could all do with a little less stress in our life. While there isn’t much that we can do about the things that cause us stress, there are ways to make it so that those stressors don’t affect us as negatively. The best ways…

Mushrooms to reduce breast cancer

Mushrooms for cancer? Mushrooms having stunning powers to help prevent and fight breast cancer and other types of cancer. See what types of mushrooms you should be eating including a delicious, plant-based recipe for mushroom soup. The ancient Egyptians believed eating mushrooms brought long life. While their scientific method was not entirely sound by modern standards, scientists…

Whole Body Awareness Yoga WBAY

My goal and vision is to help people regain their trust in their body’s innate ability to self heal. Our bodies are speaking to us all the time, trying to tell us what they need, in a Whole Body Awareness Yoga (WBAY) we develop the tools to start listening to those needs. The body actually demands…

Tangy Herby Salad

Eat More Herbs! Herbs are packed full of a wide range of health benefits, some of these benefits includes boosting your moods, helping reduce affects of PMT and menopause, reducing the risk of cancer, regulating bowel movement, fighting chronic pain and inflammation, rich in antioxidants essential to treat various health problems, supports cardiovascular health, supporting…

Stress Depletes the Body

You are what you eat, is not really true….to be more accurate….You are what you absorb.  The problem is that for many people we do our best to eat a nutrient dense diet, but if we are under stress these nutrients are not being absorb. This principle, of course, deals with nutrition (the food and…

Science finally catches up with Yoga

For centuries the ancient wisdom keepers and healers in several traditions had a keen understanding of the energetic body. The healing traditions from China, India, Japan and Tibet, as well as other countries all spoke of energy channels, meridians or nadis along which the vital energy flowed. Photo courtesy of Upliftconnect.com Life was considered to…

Yin Yoga and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain has become my mission…well certainly searching for solutions to help my students, many who have been locked in a endless circle of pain and tension for years. Chronic pain is too often either untreated, under-treated or masked by drugs leaving 42% of sufferes with symptoms so severe they are unable to work and…

The 4 Spiritual Intentions Deepak Chopra Lives By

In a recent conversation with the team at The Mind Body Green, spiritual icon and best-selling author Deepak Chopra, M.D., shared his thoughts on what makes a fulfilling, soulful life—the small steps we can take to become more present and at peace in our bodies, every day. Here, I decided to share, because these steps are…

Sleep and Night Time Rituals

If you are getting less than 8 hours of sleep per night, decide right now, this minute to boost your self-care sleep ritual, take action and put yourself first.  Sleep is absolutely essential to your health & wellness… Avoid caffeine, sugar and anything stimulating after 3pm every day. Have a warm cup of organic caffeine free herbal tea instead.  Caffeine, too…

Pelvic Floor Strength – it’s not just for women!

The pelvic floor muscles are foundation of the whole body. They are our power centre and a source of our physical strength.  These muscles span from the tailbone (coccyx) to the pubic bone; front to back, and also side to side. These muscles are normally firm, thick, and resemble a muscular trampoline in its ability to…

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