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Here comes the SUN!

Summer! Yay! Beaches! Yay! Swimming! Camping! Hiking! Gardening! Hurray!! We are all overdue for some outdoor fun. Sun is so important for mood, growth and vitamin D!  But what is safe sun? In order to get adequate vitamin D from…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Love your mother!! Ways to nurture the mothers in our lives. It does not really matter how old we are. Seed cycling can help support menstrual irregularities and is high in essential fatty acids that reduce inflammation, fiber that will…

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Spring Fever –

Many people experience increased restlessness, maybe trouble sleeping and more energy as the days grow longer – particularly after the Spring equinox. Some people will have increased anxiety as well. Spring fever is a real psychological and physiological change to…

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Be My Valentine

February is a time when we show others, we love them and for me, of growing older. (My birthday!) And that makes me think of hearts. Our hearts make us tick. They beat blood to our cells and allows each…

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Beating the Winter Blues

Winter is upon us. It’s barely sunrise when we leave for work and past sundown by the time we get home.  And now the rains set in with day after day of gloomy gray skies. Does the winter get you…

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Naturally High

Looking for a boost? Feeling kind of blue or bored?  Time for a dose of endorphins. Endorphins are your body’s personal stash of narcotic like substances.  They improve your mood, take an edge off, reduce pain, no prescription needed. And…they…

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Bolstering Your Immune System For Fall

There is something bittersweet about autumn – the change in light, the shortened days, the final harvest of our summer’s bounty. The colors change from bright florals and greens to darker, subtler oranges and browns. Although my children may gasp…

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Autumn: A Time to Nourish the Lungs

In Chinese Medicine, Autumn is the season associated with the lungs and large intestines and with the element of metal. This year in particular our lungs seem to be put to many challenges – COVID-19, allergies, massive levels of air…

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Sweet Dreams

We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep. - Shakespeare Sleep is not just some passive time out from living. A lot happens while you sleep. Sleep plays a critical…

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Bottoms Up to Water

Water, because of its structure, is good at picking up toxins and unwanted elements. Overtime, exposure to some of these substances can create an increased burden in our bodies and disrupt biochemical processes and affect how we feel. Depending on…

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