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Natural Healing

The Benefits of Practicing Yoga


Yoga is a mind, body, soul experience that teaches us to breathe properly (something many of us struggle with), release our tensions, and increase our flexibility. It encourages us to live in the here and now, to take care of our bodies, and to nurture ourselves inside and out. While Yoga does have it’s roots in ancient India, it has become increasingly popular in the western world since Continue reading

The Benefits of Regular Meditation


With a growing interesting in Yoga over the past couple decades, meditation practice has also been growing. They really blend quite well. Peas and carrots. Meditation is an excellent practice to incorporate into your daily life and natural lifestyle. Even with a busy schedule, a few minutes a day can be all you need to stay zen and release the tensions of the day. Continue reading

Finding Motivation to Exercise


Going to the gym. That’s one thing, among many things, we all have intentions of “finding time for”, right? The truth is, you aren’t going to find time anywhere. If you want to do something, anything, you need to make time for it. Of course, that’s the real trick isn’t it? Making time for all the things we need to do and all the things we want to do. Yet, we only have 24 hours each day to do it all. I haven’t learned the secret on how to balance it all out, but I would like to share my tips on how to find the motivation to make time for exercise and how to stay motivated once you do. Exercise will never go away, you do in fact need it to be healthy. Don’t let all your fabulous green living efforts die in vain because you can’t find the motivation to work out. Continue reading

Health Benefits of Using a Sauna


You may or may not have seen (and used) a sauna before. They are commonly found in spas and health clubs, and for good reason. Saunas are a therapeutic approach to natural healing that blend well with the relaxation achieved in a spa, or the body toning and strengthening done at a gym. Regular use of a sauna can help reduce stress, improve circulation, and help remove toxins from the body. Continue reading

Why You Should Drink Hot Lemon Water Every Morning


Everyday we are exposed to so many chemicals, inside our body, as well as outside. It’s hard to maintain a clean eating habit in a world so overrun with food additives and preservatives. Even if you are able to eat organic everything and avoid all chemicals in your home, you will be exposed to things that may prevent your optimal health. Natural things like stress, anxiety, emotions, and toxins are still part of our bodies and can create an imbalance inside of us that puts us at higher risk of getting sick. Continue reading

Uses for Coconut Oil


Everyone should have heard about the awesome benefits of coconut oil by now. If you haven’t, you should sign up to this wonderful website called Pinterest, because you are missing out on a world of awesome. There are tons of posts available which list the many wonderful ways you can use coconut oil on your body and around the house. I’ve tried many of them. We always have coconut oil on hand in the kitchen and in the bathroom. Almost all uses require extra virgin quality coconut oil. Pure and natural is always the way to go. Here are 10 ways I use coconut oil in my house that go beyond the typical “moisturizer”, “conditioner”, and “oil pulling” uses. Continue reading

Body Brushing


A few of the same wonderful benefits of Swedish massage can be achieved by giving yourself a body brushing, or dry brushing treatment. Originating in India, this is a natural way to aid your body in its natural healing process to help eliminate toxins and improve the look of your skin. It’s a really simple and fairly quick treatment you can add to your daily grooming routine. You will be glad that you chose to take such great care of your largest and ever changing organ, your skin. These are the benefits of body brushing. Continue reading

Hot/Cold Shower Therapy


To detox the body is to help it eliminate the bad stuff, or toxins, that are both naturally occurring in the body and introduced to our body through the environment. There are a variety of reasons we would need to detoxify and just as many ways to do it. You may have tried a few already. This is just another option to add to your health routine to maximize your energy, uplift your mood, inspire your life, encourage your body systems, and improve your overall well being. Best of all, it’s so simple anyone can do it, and you already have the ingredients in your home. Continue reading

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