Heal Around the Chinese Medicine Body Clock

Heal Around the Chinese Medicine Body Clock

I was struck during a recent podcast interview when my colleague suggested that the time of day could play an important role in healing.  Specifically, she shared that in Traditional Chinese Medicine correlates time of day with the way energy moves through our bodies...
3 Detox Mistakes to Avoid

3 Detox Mistakes to Avoid

I don’t know about you, but I totally over-indulged over Thanksgiving, even breaking my normally impeccable gluten free streak to try the stuffing (my childhood favorite).  I have been hearing from a lot of clients and friends who are jumping into a post- holiday...
10 Signs of Poor Circulation

10 Signs of Poor Circulation

Do you need to wear socks to bed?  Or notice occasional memory lapses or brain fog?   Perhaps you’ve noticed varicose veins or tingling in your hands or feet. All of these can be signs of poor circulation or the lack of blood flow and nutrients to extremities, like...
5 Essential Oil Strategies to Battle Breast Cancer

5 Essential Oil Strategies to Battle Breast Cancer

What would you do if you found a lump in your breast? This hypothetical question became alarmingly real two years ago when a massage therapist friend found a lump during a lymphatic massage and urged me to get a mammogram to check it out. In honor of National Breast...
Kill Inflammation with Essential Oils

Kill Inflammation with Essential Oils

Inflammation is a normal process that occurs when your body launches a series of immune reactions where white blood cells and chemicals are sent to the injured area to protect you from foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses. Essential Oils for inflammation can...
Limbic System Impairment

Limbic System Impairment

As you may know, stress not only triggers disease, but can be a key impediment in the road to healing.  This is because our body’s stress response turns off all functions not related to our immediate survival, including our immune system and our parasympathetic state...

3 Ways to Move Lymph for Detoxification

The lymphatic system is critical for moving metabolic waste, toxins and infections out of the cells via the lymphatic fluid.  The lymphatic system also helps carry nutrients, oxygen, hormones and other healing substances into every cell. Lymph for detoxification is an...
Raise Your Core Temperature to Support Your Immune System

Raise Your Core Temperature to Support Your Immune System

Core Temperature Ever wonder why a cold is called a cold?  There is something about colder temperatures that seem to correlate with illness. Conversely, raising the core temperature in the body seems to help certain types of immune cells to work better. In fact,...
Essential Oil Alchemy

Essential Oil Alchemy

Essential Oil Alchemy involves the use of specific essential oils or essential oil blends to alter, transform or shift our physical, mental or emotional health. Alchemy is commonly associated with chemical transformation of matter, like changing water into wine or...