Yearly Archives: 2012

Lavender Health

As an herb, lavender has been in documented use for over 2,500 years. In ancient times lavender was used for mummification and perfume by the Egyptians, Phoenicians, and peoples of Arabia. Romans used lavender oils for bathing, cooking, and scenting the air, and they most likely gave it the Latin  Read more »

Get on the Ball: Core Stability

Get on the Ball: Core Stability

Have you heard the term, focus on the core? No, we are not talking about the inside of a golf ball; we are talking about the inner muscles that make up the abdominal region, hips and lower back. Most people focus their attention on the muscles that are more visible  Read more »

“Heat Up” New Year Weight Loss with an IR Body wrap

“Heat Up” New Year Weight Loss with an IR Body wrap

Did you know you could lie down, breath deep & burn 900+ calories? Neither did I… And it sounded too good to be true so I did some research on my own to find out about this seemingly wonderful body wrap treatment. First I had to try it. Let’s face  Read more »

Nutrition as Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Alternative Treatment: Help is as Close as the Kitchen

Nutrition as Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Alternative Treatment: Help is as Close as the Kitchen

The quality of food we eat (or lack thereof) has a profound affect on Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD. For many people, nutrition alone can effectively work as an ADHD alternative treatment. A growing body of research points to nutritional deficiencies – especially with essential fatty acids and amino acids  Read more »

9 Hair Styling Secrets of the Top Salons

9 Hair Styling Secrets of the Top Salons

You may not be able to visit an expensive salon, but you can take advantage of these styling tips from some top hair stylists. Create Soft Waves – Blow dry your hair straight. Spray Evian (or other bottled water) on hair with a pressurized spray bottle. Let hair dry naturally.  Read more »

8 Ways To Fall In Love With Fitness

8 Ways To Fall In Love With Fitness

No, it’s not impossible. You can fall in love with exercise instead of having that dreaded feeling every time you lace up your sneakers. The trick to falling in love with fitness is finding something you love to do, and trying new things because you may discover a dormant passion  Read more »

“A Better You” Your 7 days program to self-improvement

Is your self-esteem on the rocky side. Here is some helpful hints to improve, the better you in seven days.

17 Secrets to Sticking to Your Exercise Routine – and Maximizing Results

17 Secrets to Sticking to Your Exercise Routine – and Maximizing Results

1. Make natural food choices – go through the pantry and donate anything that is in a box, can or frozen from a processed source. The more natural the foods you eat – in their most raw states, the more energy you will derive from it. Avoid anything that has  Read more »

6 Advantages of Free Weights Over Exercise Machines

6 Advantages of Free Weights Over Exercise Machines

Meet Sarah. About a year ago, Sarah saw an infomercial about a “multi-unit” workout machine. The announcer called it a “revolutionary” piece of equipment, claiming that people would see results in “just 2-4 weeks”. It exercised all major body parts and the female model shown using the machine said it  Read more »

10 Powerful Keys To Healing Yourself

10 Powerful Keys To Healing Yourself

1. Be Present Live in the now. The past is gone. You can never go back and make it right. You can never re-live a life that was yesterday. Live positively in the present moment, no matter what is occurring. It is All right and perfect. Do not look ahead  Read more »