Maca Powder Maca Powder was discovered in the Andes mountains of Peru in the 1980’s but has recently began to gain some great attention. And for good reason! It has tons of amazing health benefits that you wouldn’t even think about. Firstly, a little background on Maca itself. It is a plant of the Brassicaceae… Read More What’s The Hype || MACA Powder
Spirulina If you haven’t heard of spirulina, don’t worry, it is just on the upswing. Although it’s too bad that many of us didn’t find out about it sooner! Although, I have a feeling that vegetarians and vegans have known for quite some time, because of its high source of iron. Have you ever heard… Read More What’s The Hype: Spirulina
How the Environment Can Influence Eating Habits Have you ever heard the saying, “You are what you eat.”? Okay, now how about this one, “You tend to eat what is around you.”? I don’t know how much I believe in the first one, but the second, created by yours truly, is very, very true. Especially… Read More How the Environment Can Influence Eating Habits
Did you know that you can change your brain? Likewise, you can actually change the way your brain thinks, sends signals, and more! This is called neural plasticity. Your brain surely isn’t plastic, but it can and does form and reform like a plastic! Although our brains constantly change without our knowing or purposeful doing,… Read More Neural Plasticity Vs. Overeating
Of course, when you set a goal, you intend on achieving that goal. But what I am getting at, is that you can actually set both, each of which have different objectives. Goals can be short or long term, but most people set goals that end up being long term, and then forget about them… Read More Setting Goals and Setting Intentions
If you have been keeping up with the blog, you may have been awaiting this post, as self-care was the main focus of the last post. If you haven’t had the chance to read it, you can find it here. Now, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty; self-care is very important to the wellbeing of… Read More Subtle Self-Care Practices
Treat Yourself Right! Self-care is about as simple as it gets when giving back to yourself. All you are really doing is caring about yourself. Now, this can get broken down into a variety of ways, reasons, and different possibilities, as each person is so much different than another. Different people may need to focus… Read More Significance of Self-Care
Do you consider yourself a negative person? Maybe you think more pessimistically then you feel you should be. Well, this could be affecting more than just your momentary attitude. In fact, it has been proven to have a much greater affect on your overall outlook, personality, and health. Yep! You read that correctly. Being positive… Read More A Positive Outlook Converts to a Healthier You
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! I recently met a woman who very rarely drinks plain ol’ water. I thought, “Hmm, only camels could survive without water…” I was actually concerned, but it also got me thinking about all the benefits that come with being hydrated. In a recent post, I mentioned a few benefits that come along… Read More Why is Staying Hydrated So Important?
Hydration is key… This is one of the most difficult questions to truly answer, as there are so many alternatives in play. Each person’s body is completely different, thus giving an unspecified certain amount of water to drink per day. Another huge element to think about is what foods and water-based beverages we are consuming.… Read More How Much Water Should You ACTUALLY Drink?!