Influenza 101

It's been a rough flu season, with lots of people falling ill, and sadly, dying from this very serious virus. Though it comes around annually, some years it seems to be more persistent and dangerous than others, and this season happens to be that kind. Now whether you...

The Anatomy Of Envy

We’ve all been there…we scroll through our social feeds. We see the images of friends, a recently promoted colleague, or a client and notice her beautiful family, her new vacation home or car, her recent trip to Paris -I mean who has the time to travel like this,...

7 Tips For Falling In With Fabulous Skin

Fabulous fall is here and that means time for a skin care regimen checkup. What worked in the summer may not be ideal for this time of year. Though the temperature is beautiful and comfortable, the cool, dry air can leave your skin craving some extra tender love and...

3 Simple Strategies To Cope In Times Of Sorrow

Yet, again, we are dealing with devastation and loss of life both at home and abroad. Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to Las Vegas, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the Caribbean islands that were devastated by the hurricanes, and everyone who is...

Heat Up Your Body With These Warming Foods

Here in North America, Europe, and some African and Asian countries, it's bye, by summer. Before you know it, fall will be in full effect with beautiful foliage, falling leaves, and cool air. As you pile on the layers to warm yourself up, don't forget you can access...

Spice Up Your Life With These 5 Healthy Spices

Way before pharmaceutical companies were synthesizing concoctions for medicinal purposes, spices were being served up to the sick to beat all kinds of diseases. Aside from vegetables and fruits, some believe that a diet rich in spices is the third key to beating...

The Problems That Pesticides Can Pose To Your Health

My grandmother always said that the day would come when I'd appreciate the life I lived with her in the Trinidad countryside. She was right. That day came a long time ago. Back then, the beach was my playground, climbing trees and scaling down trunks was my version of...

Hormones Of The Female Body

I'm sure you've heard the term "hormonal imbalance" or maybe you've heard women say, "I'm feeling hormonal." So what the hell are hormones, and how many of them do women have in their bodies? Well, hormones are the body's messengers, and they are produced by endocrine...

8 Stress Busting Foods For Your Menu

Stress is a normal part of our lives, and there's simply no getting away from it. The key to coping, however, is being able to manage the stressors effectively, and to do so our bodies mechanisms must be optimized and ready. The foods we eat play a huge role in how...

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