16 Dec 2014

DIY Natural Remedy: Calendula Oil from Obercreek Farm

At Obercreek Farm in Hughsonville, New York (near Poughkeepsie), owners Sam Wildfong and husband Tim Heuer (who happens to be my cousin) have been growing more than 200 varieties of vegetables and herbs on ten acres since
16 Dec 2014

DIY: Back-to-School Hand Sanitizer

I’m not a fan of drugstore varieties of hand sanitizers with their slimy feelings, awful smells, and long lists of hard-to-pronounce ingredients. But with my eldest son starting preschool this fall, I’m getting nervous about the imminent
26 May 2014

The Healing Power of Honey

When you go to the grocery store, you probably see an entire shelf or several shelves dedicated to various types of honey. When we’re talking about honey as a healing remedy, though, it’s important that raw honey
20 May 2014

Food as Medicine

Have you ever heard the ancient saying, “Let your medicine be your food, and food be your medicine”? It’s a wise saying by Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician, from whom originates the Hippocratic Oath taken by doctors.
14 May 2014

Yoga and Your Mental Health – The Surprising Connections

What ís your primary reason for practicing, or considering, yoga? For many people, they’re looking for a way to get in great shape. After all, yoga is known for its ability to build strength, endurance, and flexibility.
10 May 2014

Homemade Cellulite Cream

Have you looked into using cellulite creams and lotions? You may have been put off by the cost, or maybe you aren’t comfortable with the ingredients used. You can actually make your own cellulite-fighting creams at home
6 May 2014


This morning when I woke up I had the biggest hangover ever… I’m sure you know how it feels like, when you wake up after a night of bar hopping and drinking… indeed, you feel terrible. You
28 Apr 2014

Can’t Do Yoga? Think Again

Can’t Do Yoga? Think Again – There’s a Style and Performance Level for Everyone Are you amongst those folks, and there are many of you, who believe that for one reason or another you just canít do
15 Apr 2014

10 Smart Food Swaps for a Balanced Body

Below are 10 smart food swaps which can make a huge difference to the health of your heart. These are simple tweaks to your diet that can boost your nutrition and they also taste great. 1. Start
2 Apr 2014

Stay in Balance (just 10 minutes of your time) !

I know that having a healthy body, mindset en lifestyle requires a lot of time and effort. Even though you get a lot of positivity in return, it often consumes a lot of time. I have found