Captializing On Negativity

Captializing On Negativity

Self-Love Manifesto

It is a radical idea to love yourself.  Don’t believe me?  There are entire industries devoted to making you insecure of your physical attributes.  It has been said that, “In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself [and I would add, loving yourself] is a rebellious act.”  It’s radical.  We so easily internalize these negative messages from the media, our friends, our family, our loved ones – people and inst...more

Moms Need to Sleep Train Themselves

Fatigue and motherhood go hand in hand. After awhile, even after the kids are finally, gloriously, sleeping through the night, we moms tend to have trouble doing so. Moms are light sleepers for lots of evolutionary reasons. But our poor sleep can also be traced our habits for how—and when—we go to bed. Credit: mliu92...more
I love the title! That could be a book...sleep training for parents.more

What is Perimenopause?

Most women don’t even know what this is - why the secret and what exactly ‘is’ it?  ...more

Cellulite 411: How to do away with your dimples

If you’re reading this… then you probably have cellulite… but it’s not too late.  Most women will encounter those pesky dimples at some point in their lives.  It can be a major source of insecurity for many, and the reason we cover up with a sarong or sometimes avoid the pool all together.  We all secretly love to catch a glimpse of an unedited paparazzi shot exposing our favourite celeb caught off-guard sporting the tell-tale dimples that make them human, an...more

DIY Natural Hand Sanitizer


4 Nutrients to Eat for Better Skin & Hair

Ever wonder how some people achieve porcelain skin or that perfect, split-end-free, shiny hair? Most of us assume its genetics or that we need to spend half our paycheck at the salon for glam results. We’re probably right. But some research shows an association between certain vitamins and minerals and these celeb results. Does this mean we can eat our way to glowing skin and hair? Tune in for the 411 on some specific vitamins and minerals that may help  ...more

What are Bioidentical Hormones?

Bioidentical hormones (estrogen, progesterone and testosterone) are often called “natural” hormones, because they are chemically identical to the hormones that women make primarily in their ovaries. They are definitely not “natural”, however. Instead, like all hormone therapy, they are synthesized in a laboratory.HOW DOES HORMONE THERAPY WORK?Conventional hormone therapy uses estrogens, progestins and testosterone that differ slightly from the hormones women make in their ovaries. There are also hormones that are purified from natural sources that are not bioidentical....more

Responding to Criticism

You must be rubber (You know, I am rubber you are glue?)Words cannot hurt you.  Words do not have to make you question everything.  That is a choice only you can make....more

Simple Living

We live a pretty simple life.Outside of our needs we mostly live comfortably doing simple things - hanging out at home, grabbing a movie through Netflix, reading, spending time in the yard or at the park, traveling to a state or federal park for some forest adventures. We don't watch television, we cook most of our meals at home without much hoopla, and enjoy having less stress and fuss related to too much stuff....more