Are you ready for a habit reset?
It’s time to reset after holiday eating and indulgences. It’s common during the holidays for the average American to gain 10 lbs! Once you let the sugar, refined food and alcohol habits in, it can be tricky to get them back out of your days.
Standard Process has offered the 21 Day Purification for 18 years. My first experience with it was 12 years ago and I found it beneficial enough to repeat it periodically throughout the years.
Welcome Tess! We are so happy to have Tess Bois Licensed Acupuncturist join us. She's been an Acupuncturist and Herbalist for 20 years. Educated in the San Francisco Bay area, Tess has given over 30,000 acupuncture treatments for a wide variety of physical and emotional ailments. Married with 2 teenagers and 2 dogs. Tess loves her occupation, Jet Li movies, music, learning from books about health and nutrition, gardening, walking Mt. Wachusett and connecting with family a
Good Choices for the holidays. Bring something that you benefit from eating to share with others…a great way to enjoy social eating without social pressure to eat something that your body does benefit from. Something simple that doesn’t require host’s energy is best. Veggie platter, shrimp cocktail, fruit platter, cheese & preservative free meet platter, salad with protein or a healthier version of one of your holiday favorites. Choose something that replaces your challenges
The American Massage Therapy Association has this evidence based info about massage. We know it’s good for you, here are a few proven ways : 5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health Massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen. See what the research says about massage for health and wellness. 1. Reduce stress - The long-term effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as
This Facebook video released by Dr Axe is a great simple overview of contributing factors to acne with dietary and natural topical treatment approaches. In my office we talk a lot about how our skin condition is evidence of our digestive and detox pathway health. Here's the information he put together: "Bottom line: If you have acne, you have internal issues. Your skin is a reflection of your internal environment, particularly your gut. So, whether you’re a teenager or even
Do you or someone you know have a body image barrier to getting a much needed and deserved massage? Please read and maybe pass this thoughtful article along… Body Image Risk and Reward in Massage Modified from an article by Barry Hatfield Almost everybody has something about their body that they don’t like. For many people it’s a minor issue, no big deal. But some people have a major issue with their body image. It affects how they live and their level of happiness. When you
Food for Thought... Being prepared to be hungry can be pivotal in succeeding in nutritional goals as well as fueling yourself to make the most of your day.
Sundays and Wednesdays I prepare meals for the next few days (when I’m on my game). Here is an example of how to prepare six meals in the time to prepare one. This salad preparation is not a recipe but a template that can be customized and varied in so many ways.
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Enjoying safe summer days ... Some sun exposure is essential. Healthy limits and awareness are key. One resource for information for choosing safer products and practices that I rely on is The Environmental Working Group (EWG). Here are some of their sun tips: Sunscreen Should Be Your Last Resort Wear clothes. Shirts, hats, shorts and pants shield your skin from the sun’s UV rays, reducing risk by 27%. Plan around the sun. Go outdoors in early morning or late afternoon when t