Your Gut, Your Second Brain – Mind Altering Bugs to Beat Anxiety and Depression

I was over the moon excited to write this post because the recent discoveries on how the gut affects our mental health is so incredibly hopeful and refreshing. Let's face it--for most people, mental health has been a revolving door and for many it has been that case for years, even decades. The idea that … Continue reading Your Gut, Your Second Brain – Mind Altering Bugs to Beat Anxiety and Depression

How to Spring Clean Your Liver (Part 2)

The Liver - The Detox Process The liver detoxes in two phases. In Phase One, the harmful chemicals and toxins are converted into less harmful substances called 'free radicals'. Free radicals are unstable and can damage the body's cells. In order to make sure we eliminate these free radicals we need to make sure we … Continue reading How to Spring Clean Your Liver (Part 2)

Spring Cleaning – Love your Liver (Part 1)

If there is one organ that I am most fascinated by in the body it is the liver. Not only is the liver the second largest organ after the skin, it has an incredible ability to stay alive and to regenerate. The liver has the ability to regenerate (grow back even after most of it … Continue reading Spring Cleaning – Love your Liver (Part 1)

Yoga Poses for Digestion

1. Forward bend - This improves and rejuvenates the entire digestive system (all organs) as well as promotes spontaneous healing 2. The Cat Cow 3. The Cobra - Improves digestion and elimination 4. The Bridge 5. Spinal twists 6. The Camel 7. The Plough 8. The Crow 9. The Boat 10. The Locust 11. The … Continue reading Yoga Poses for Digestion

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It's that time of the year to turn to hearty, comforting food like pumpkin, squash and baked apples. This smoothie is a tasty, sugar-free treat packed with all the vitamins and minerals you need to keep you energized and healthy this fall. Ingredients: 2 bananas 1 cup roasted or canned pumpkin 1/2 tsp vanilla 3/4 … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Smoothie