My first brush with arthritis happened at about the age of 57. I was actually in my kitchen doing some light cleaning, and suddenly felt a stabbing pain at the base of my right thumb. I initially thought that I had sprained it somehow, and tried to treat it with massage and over the counter anti-inflammatory … More Why Does Everything Hurt? Arthritis 101
As the days start to get shorter, many of us begin day dreaming about crisp evenings snuggled in the heat of a crackling fire… And while it’s great to look forward to the changing seasons, with the earlier darkness and chillier season comes the fight to keep afternoon grogginess at bay. We lead busy lives … More Best Essential Oils for a Natural Energy Boost
While I don’t follow a Paleo or Vegetarian diet, I am very curious about how our diets affect our health and recovery. As you can probably guess by now, I would recommend Paula’s Purple Rice food supplement as making the critical difference in management of my health issues. You can watch the story of my … More Paleo vs. Vegetarian: Which Diet is Better for Autoimmune Recovery?
So you’ve resolved to drop a few extra pounds for your health and energy — good for you! First, I want to tell you that the journey you’re about to undertake won’t always be easy, but it is worth it. Getting to and maintaining a healthy weight not only increases your long term lifespan, but … More Are Your “Diet” Products Making You Fat?
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Even though there is similar information in other categories on this website, I get asked so often about “how to” and “how much” that I decided to post this more detailed article. Enjoy! And if you haven’t yet tried Paula’s Purple Rice, please click on the “Order Now” tab, so you can start your own journey to better health … More How To Eat Micronized Purple Rice
As my grandkids prepare to start or return to school this August, their moms are bracing themselves to catch everything that’s going around. It seems like no matter what precautions you take, children in large groups will inevitably trade diseases along with their lunchtime snacks. That’s why any back to school shopping trip should include … More Essential (Back-to-School) Oil
Those who know me are well acquainted with my preference for natural healing options whenever possible — so much so, that my (now grown) kids sometimes affectionately joke that I am a Witch Doctor! I have been interested in and using essential oils for aromatherapy and for treating minor health issues for a few years … More What Essential Oils Can I Use if I Have an Auto-Immune Disorder?
As we approach the thick of Summertime, prepare to be exposed to lots and lots of sweet treats. Whether it’s the ice cream truck, a quick cool-down smoothie, or apple pie and watermelon at a cookout, there are a multitude of ways to indulge a little here and there and before you know it, your … More Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Blood Sugar
As the weather gets more pleasant through the summer, we often want to get out and get moving, but if you have a chronic condition or injury, you may feel like you have to limit your activity and your options. If this is you, don’t feel trapped on the couch! Explore low-impact exercises, many of … More The Best Low Impact Exercises
Several years ago, I was diagnosed with Leaky Gut Syndrome ( I know, sounds icky! – but over the past year and a half, with the help of Paula’s Purple Rice and eliminating foods that cause problems for me, I have begun to reverse my condition! I still need to watch what I eat, but … More Common Foods That Can Aggravate Auto-Immune Disorders
I quit using dryer sheets years ago, but occasionally have used the liquid softener. Now I don’t use any of these toxin-filled products. The article below lists the reasons why I gave both my daughters, who both have young children, a gift of New Zealand Wool Dryer Balls with a bottle of Young Living Lavender … More Dryer Sheets Are Toxic!