Sauna To Protect Your Brain

  Now this is a medical study I can really get behind! Woot! I LOVE HEAT. And I love love love anything that boosts circulation — like grounding, sauna, steam room, hot baths, sleeping with a hot water bottle, massage, exercise…   …it just feels intuitively right to get your blood flowing, don’t you think?   Turns out there are lasting benefits to getting your brain circulation boosted through heat specifically… having regular sauna bathing decreases risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease! Researchers had previously discovered that men who used a sauna two or more times a week had significantly […]

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Higher Morale, Longer Life Span

  A new study shows that having a sense of optimism about your future actually helps you live longer… much longer!   Published March 15, 2015 in Age and Aging, the results are clear: a higher morale leads to a longer life.   Researchers looked followed over 645 elderly participants (85 years old and older) for over 5 years using interviews, assessments and home visits, and after adjusting for age, health conditions, mobility, functionality and other variables. Those with higher morale lived on average 5 years longer than their more pessimistic counterparts. If folks who are already 85 years old

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Your Perfect Summer Skin

I’m dedicating the last three weeks in June to talking about skin care.   After all… …we are going to be showing more of our skin in the summer months than we do at any other time… …so it might as well be as glowing, gorgeous and radiant as possible!   So this week — let’s talk basic skin care. Next week — I’ll share with you how to troubleshoot summer skin concerns like sunburn, yeast overgrowth, athlete’s foot, and bug bites. Lastly, on the third week — I’ll tell you all about the intuitive energy of the skin and

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