When I think back to myself as a little girl, I wanted my future self to have peace and happiness.
But as I grew up, I was so afraid of everything. My anxiety took over and controlled my life and my choices. There was a fear of getting hurt, being judged, looking different, making a mistake, and so on.
At some point we stop listening to the inner child and we focus on the external influences such as society and the media. The next thing we know, we are just going through the motions in life without much creativity, fu...
I have become fascinated by nutrition and how truly beneficial it is to both our bodies and minds all year long. So many health concerns could improve if people incorporated more nutrient-dense foods and supplements into their daily routines.
I personally have struggled with anxiety, depression, seasonal affective disorder, mood swings, low energy, weak immune system, and hormonal and digestive issues over the years. Once I began to learn how depleted our bodies are with certain vitamins, so...
Have you ever noticed that you crave soup and meat when the weather gets cooler? Or you want fresh fruit and vegetables when the weather gets warmer?
You may have heard that it’s beneficial to eat according to the season. Ayurveda is a 5,000 year-old tradition that believes in basing your diet on a seasonal rotation to keep both nature and your body in balance.
Our bodies and minds are meant to absorb certain types of nutrients at different times of the year as well as focus on what is currently being harves...
You probably can’t go to a store or hop on social media without a reminder to “stay positive”, “smile” or “create your own happiness”.
And although we absolutely need those reminders with the negativity, stress and fear surrounding us daily, sometimes they may not be helpful.
You see, life is full of ups and downs.
There is a constant ebb and flow. No one’s life is 100% happy all the time. We do create our own happiness but sometimes things happen that create sadness, grief, fear, anxiety, stress, anger and other emo...
Sometimes you smile when it's the last thing you feel like doing.
Sometimes you smile because someone else needs it.
Sometimes you smile because you want to feel what it's like to be happy for a moment.
Sometimes you smile because you are happy.
Because of the memories.
Because of the future.
Sometimes you smile when you have no idea why.
Or nothing else to do.
It just feels right.
Your heart aches but your lips smile anyway.
You know the depth of pain.
You know the truth of joy.
Because that's what life i...