Health Blogs

Intro to Chakras

7.9.20

Today I want to share with you some not so mainstream scientific and spiritual studies about chakras. This is an introduction into what chakras are, why they are important and much more. Chakras are complex energy vortexes found in the body. They were first mentioned in the Vedas, from 1500 t0 1000 BC. They are only just now growing in popularity with New Age philosophies. There are 114 chakras that can be found in the human body, but we are going to focus on the main seven chakras located along your spine…

Brain over Body

7.5.20

Hydrotherapy has been used for centuries to become more resistant to stress by exposing and letting your body adapt to harsher conditions, like cold water. Cold showers are considered cold when the water temperature is below 70F or 21C.There are many benefits from taking cold showers. It can increase your endorphins by acting as a subtle electroshock therapy by sending electrical impulses to the brain from the cold water, overall increasing your mood to positivity. Cold showers also stimulate leukocytes in the blood stream, which help fight infection in the body…

Drink to Health

6.21.20

Today I want to share with you a health habit that my family and I have found great value in. Every morning, for the past 6 months, we’ve been drinking 16 ounces of celery juice on an empty stomach. This may sound crazy, but we aren’t the only ones doing it. Today millions of people around the world participate and experience the healing benefits of celery juice…

Healing Touch

6.14.20

Today, we all have been deprived of physical contact by social distancing orders which is why I have listed some alternative ways to stimulate your nerves to help keep you healthy. As humans we’re wired for physical touch, it’s our greatest desire as a species. This probable lack of human contact can be detrimental to our physiological and psychological well-being. Hugging induces oxytocin, also known as the “bonding hormone”. Oxytocin is the hormonal chemical that reduces stress and increases trust and security. Physical touch strengthens the immune system…

Seeing the Light

6.11.20

I don’t know if it’s just me but ever since quarantine submerged us in the virtual world, my eyes feel like they are going to pop out of my head. I have found myself staring at my phone and laptop more than usual. This can’t just be me. One of my friends, we’ll call him Sam, shared some research he found about ways to lower and soothe any eye strain you may be having…

Resourceful Gardening

5.28.20

Something I love, and am very fortunate to have access to is fresh produce – I love fresh fruits and veggies. I did not know that plants don’t actually need soil to grow, they can actually grow in little bowls of water on your windowsill. This is called hydroponics, a form of soil less gardening. When plants grow in the soil, they have to spend a great deal of energy developing roots to seek out the water and nutrients they need from the soil. Hydroponic gardening gives the nutrients needed directly to the roots.