The thyroid gland is one of the body’s most important components. The thyroid regulates hormone balance and contributes to weight, mood, and mental stability—and that barely scratches the surface. Because of the thyroid’s influence on so many of the body’s important, and even “secondary” functions, an unhealthy thyroid can have far-reaching, unexpected, and odd effects … Continue reading 10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems.
Lavender’s sweet, floral and slightly herbaceous aroma is unmistakable. If you don’t already have this beautiful perennial shrub planted in your garden, chances are you still have the herb hidden in one of your products at home. From cosmetics, soap, and candles to herbal teas, essential oils and ice cream, lavender leaves its mark everywhere … Continue reading Lavender 101
New Year's Eve is quickly approaching as everyone gets their best outfit ready, their new year's resolution written down, bottles of champagne prepared, and asparagus stocked in the fridge. With too much champagne, like other alcohol, comes a hangover, and who wants to spend the first day of 2017 in bed with a hangover? Most … Continue reading Asparagus May Prevent Holiday Hangover
For many of us, the festive season around Christmas brings out our worst over-indulgent habits: we eat, drink and spend more than we would normally do, and regret it come to New Year when we step on those scales, or the credit card bill lands on the doormat. While it may not be desirable, or … Continue reading Have Yourself A Mindful Merry Christmas