8 Ways Eucalyptus Oil Heals Your Body

Have you ever been lucky enough to walk past a eucalyptus tree? If so, you know it’s an amazing feeling. Breathing in the leaves’ fresh scent makes you feel like your lungs have been scrubbed. It puts a real pep in your step! If you don’t have access to a live tree, we have good news for you. You can get the same effect and many more ... Read More »

4 Reasons Pet Owners are Healthier

Have you ever owned a dog or a cat? If so, I don’t have to tell you about the joy that having a fuzzy friend can provide. There’s truly nothing like the feeling of being met at the door by a wagging tail or the love you feel when a cat weaves its way around your feet. But did you know pets can have a huge impact on your health ... Read More »

4 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Gallstones

Gallstones are tricky. They can be extremely painful, or they may exist in your gallbladder for years without causing any trouble at all. Symptoms of gallstones are miserable! They include sudden pain in the abdomen, back pain, pain in the shoulder and nausea and vomiting. So what causes them in the first place and can they be ... Read More »

7 Quick Fixes to Restore Your Energy

These days, it seems like we're all trying to fit too much into our days. We’re working and working out harder than we ever have before. We’re trying to make everybody happy. And we’re not getting enough sleep. Add all those things up – or even just a few of them – and it leads to exhaustion. So, is there anything that can be ... Read More »

What the Heck is MCT and Should I Take it?

If you're health savvy, you may have heard the word MCT. It has become popular due to its outstanding health benefits. In fact, some of the remarkable benefits of coconut oil are due to the presence of MCTs in them. What are MCTs? MCT is the short form for "Medium Chain Triglycerides," a type of healthy saturated fat. It has one or more ... Read More »

8 Painkillers from Your Kitchen

Painkillers are used by most of us. Most take either an over-the-counter medication or prescription medication. But, regular use affects your body. It leads to liver failure, intestinal damage, high blood pressure and other side effects. Yet there are ways to ease the pain with minimal to no side effects. Yes, this is possible with natural ... Read More »

4 Ways Procrastination Impacts Your Health (and 5 fixes)

Okay, let's be honest here, how many of you procrastinate? We all procrastinate from time to time. It can be for mundane things like sorting your files or crucial things like exercising. Of course, the bigger things need commitment and continuous effort. When you don't get to such tasks, it can make you feel lazy, and emotionally weigh you ... Read More »

A Stroke at the Young age of 35?!

Have you heard stories of young women having strokes? The 36-year old whose stroke started as a headache in spin class? The 26-year-old who had a stroke while having sex? When most people think of a stroke, they picture an old person, but that’s not always the case.  Strokes happen when the blood supply to the brain is blocked or a ... Read More »

This Wonder Leaf Could Control Cancer Cells but it Comes with a Warning

Have you ever heard of Neem? Some refer to it as the "wonder leaf" and you're about to learn why! It’s a large evergreen tree that grows in India, Pakistan, and similar tropical regions. It thrives in dry climates and sandy soil, and many think of it as a weed, but it's super useful! For centuries, people have used Neem leaves to keep ... Read More »

5 Surprising Benefits of Citronella Oil

Have you ever been to a nighttime party where the host used Citronella Oil torches or candles? The smell may be sweet and it does a great job of keeping mosquitoes away. Citronella Oil does not come from the Citronella plant, which is a member of the Geranium family. In a strange twist, the Citronella plant doesn’t keep bugs away. It ... Read More »