winter

A Winter Solstice Sleep Checklist, To Ensure You Get The Best Sleep Ever

    This weekend brings us the winter solstice (and honestly thank goodness because for my sanity I really need the days to start getting longer again) and the darkest day of the year should naturally be a time of hibernation and restoration… i.e. good quality sleep. Sleep is so important to your long term well being that you literally can’t live without it… sleep is non-negotiable and absolutely essential for longevity. And the good news is, that no matter how bad your sleep is right now, you are only ever one night away from a good night of sleep. …

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Here’s Why I Left Conventional Medicine (I Spill It All In This Interview)

      Today I’m sharing an interview with you that I recently had with Kids Who Explore. started by an amazing mama Adrianna Skori who resides in Alberta, Canada. She created Kids Who Explore as a fabulous resource for parents all over the world who want to incorporate nature into their child’s life. I highly recommend exploring her website! There are lots of upcoming events, both locally and virtually, along with a blog and podcast that are both filled with inspirational ideas and tips to get your kids connecting with nature. The company has the mission of “allowing nature …

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Grounding Outside In the Cold This Fall And Winter? You Can, Here’s How

    Well, we just passed the fall equinox (in the northern hemisphere where I live) that was on September 22nd this year. And as we move towards the cooler months of fall and winter, my inbox always gets overflowed with folks asking me if there is any way to keep grounding outside when the weather turns cold… and even bitterly cold. Yes, actually, there are tons of fabulous options to stay warm while still grounding outside. I’ve thoroughly tested them all for you — literally confirming that these grounding options work and truly ground you by verifying them with …

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The Best Grounding Shoes On Earth

  The best way to get grounded is to just go outside and directly touch the earth.   But what do you to when it’s getting too cold to go barefoot? Or too many hazards, like sharp rocks, glass, litter, fire ants, slippery ice, burning hot sidewalks? Grounding through your hands is a great option, as I talk about in this video here. But what if you are a die-hard fan of grounding through your feet? Then you are in luck because I have so many solutions today for you it’s incredible. First up, I have four shoe lines I’m …

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It’s Not Too Late To Significantly Lift Your Mood, Even Mid-Winter

I’m no stranger to the winter blues… …otherwise known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD.)   This temporary blah feeling that accompanies the winter months is thought to be triggered by shortened hours of daylight, which causes an imbalance in melatonin rhythms and decreased serotonin levels in the brain. SAD is thought to have a genetic component as well, and sure enough, almost every woman I know in my family has a touch of the winter blues. But there are 8 things you can do right now to help re-balance your mood naturally and feel better this winter than you ever …

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Save Your Winter Skin With These 10 Unique Tips

  Winter is a tough time for skin.   The dry, heated air that cracks our vulnerable skin when we are indoors combines with whipping cold winds that chaff skin when we are outside… …absolutely no fun if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis. The very moment you turn on the heat… yes, even heat from natural heat sources such as wood burning stoves or gas fireplaces… the air dehumidifies and the skin begins to dry out. Another reason skin gets a double whammy in winter is that not only are …

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Sauna + Grounding = A Win-Win Combo To Boost Your Health All Winter Long

  The weather is getting unbearably cold for me, so I thought today I would share with you what I do whenever it’s too cold to ground outside and too cold to go outside to exercise: I head to my local YMCA and sit in the sauna to reap very similar benefits to exercising, but without the risk of slipping on dangerous ice or feeling my lungs burn from the frigidly cold air Then immediately after my sauna session, I am warm enough to embrace grounding outside for a few blessed moments while I cool down. It’s win-win! Let me …

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