Why Allergies Might Help You Live Longer

A new study suggests that folks with allergic rhinitis are more likely to outlive the rest of us.   Allergic rhinitis patients have a decreased risk of heart attack, a decreased risk of stroke and over all a significantly decreased risk of all-cause mortality!   “They were basically half as likely to die during the study period,” says Dr. Crans Yoon, after looking at a database of over 200,000+ allergic rhinitis patients and following those patients for a 7 year period.   Presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2014 conference, Dr. Yoon found that people who …

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Winter Checklist: 6 Ways To Feel Your Best All Winter Long

  Once again, it’s time to post a winter checklist of all the things I have pulled together over the years to keep me feeling my best during the darkest month of the year. With Winter Solstice last weekend and Christmas, Kwanzaa and Winter Holidays this week… this is the perfect time to make sure we are doing all we can to feel our best and slow down and care for our inner spark while the world sleeps on around us. It’s okay to take these winter months slower, to tend to our inner needs more, and to make sure …

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The Most IMPORTANT Thing You Will EVER Read About Your Weight.

  Here it is.   This is not something you are going to hear from your regular doc. But it is so so important and you should know it and *feel* this truth: You do NOT need to lose weight… not even one single pound…unless you are morbidly obese. If you are overweight, you actually have LESS risk for dying then someone in the ideal weight category.   And if you are mildly obese, up to BMI of 35%, you have a death rate that is exactly the same as peeps in the “ideal weight” category (check out the chart …

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To Support Your Healthy Weight Resolution

  Getting in shape and losing weight are both popular New Year’s Resolutions. I’ve gotten multiple emails from folks asking my opinion on what programs out there offer the best support to achieve these goals. Today I’m going to share with you an on-line resource for supporting your weight goals… and at the end of the article, I’ll share a quick tip that you can use right now to decrease any binge cravings you may get and feel more satisfied when you eat! Instantly! If you are like me you are sick of trying to stick to a diet (doesn’t …

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The Top 3 Earthing FAQ’s!

This video is going to answer the top three questions I get asked constantly about earthing, in 3 minutes flat! Give me three minutes, and I’ll not only answer them for you, I’ll show you!!!   1. Can I wear socks and still be grounded? 2. Can I lay on a blanket and still be grounded? 3. What the heck do I do in winter? Let’s see! xoxox, Laura      

Change Your Daughter’s Life Today!

I am pushing back the chakra series one week because today is Labor Day!!! As promised, I’m giving away 5 copies of my “Goddess Delivers” Giclee Art in honor of what Labor Day means to me and women around the globe. Because Labor Day isn’t just a day to rest and recover from long hours on the job… it’s a chance to turn around society’s concept of what “birth” is and a chance to change how your own daughter grows up and anticipates the birth process.   I was watching Good Luck Charlie the other evening with my daughter on …

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Why Our Brain Craves FAT!!!

This is a blog post I wrote last year and it is the perfect time to re-release it as it explains a bit about what brains need to grow and remain flexible and make new connections. Especially in those early childhood years. I really enjoyed writing this post and hope you will find it full of not only solid medical advice but also heart open intuitive advice as well. Here we go:     Concerned parents ask me all the time if they should be forcing their children to eat a certain amount of veggies each day, and still other …

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