winter

Too Cold To Exercise Or Ground Outside? This One Tip Fixes Both Of These Problems Together

    Even in the winter, we have to get our circulation moving.   I love anything that boosts circulation because I know how crucial it is to get healing blood flow throughout your entire body… carrying much needed nutrients and oxygen to all the tissues and organ systems of your body. So I’m a big fan of the health benefits of movement and exercise, as I’ve blogged for you here: Try Not To Sit Still For More Than 2 Hours At A Time Today, Here’s Why Moving Your Body Helps Your Brain Function Better, Immediately. How To Discover Your […]

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Things You Walk By Every Single Day That Could Easily Ground You, Even In The Cold

      Typically when you hear folks recommend grounding, you only hear about walking barefoot on green grass. That doesn’t help in winter, when the winter grass is either non-existent, crunchy and dried out, or covered in mud or snow.  Not to mention even if I could find living grass, I really don’t want to go barefoot on it when the temperatures are cold. In fact, even in the summer, grass is not my favorite surface to get grounded on.  Grass in the summer can be sprayed with chemicals, have fire ants, have dog poop, and sometimes just isn’t

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Your Body Is Almost Entirely Made Out Of Stars, Here’s How To Celebrate It

    As a physician, every single cell in our body is literally like a miracle to me.  How it functions, replicates, repairs, lives, dies, replaces.  The fact that our skin is self healing, our bones fuse back together, we breathe and our heart beats while we use our body to do other things all day long without even thinking about it, how we create life, how little humans grow within us and are born. The fact that all of it, almost every bit of it, comes from cosmic dust and stars — it’s all just so damn magical.  We

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Winter Sleep: 12 Ways To Hibernate Now For A Deep Reset Before Spring

    One of my main goals in writing free healing articles for you every single week year after year after year is to help link your body to the natural seasonal rhythms of the world around you — taking the seasonal variations into account in your healing journey allows you to more easily get an instant health boost — and long term being in a season rhythm is much less stressful on our body. Similar to eating seasonally available fresh foods in rotation throughout the year for your gut health, your sleep needs also fluctuate throughout the year.  In

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My Favorite Grounding Shoes + A Dozen Ways To Ground Outside When It’s Cold

  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. It’s so important to get outside, even in the darkness of winter, to keep you sleeping deeply at night and as I wrote about here, thinking more clearly during the day. Thankfully, there are tons of fabulous options to stay warm while still grounding outside.  And I’ve thoroughly tested them all for you — literally confirming that these grounding options work

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12 Questions To Ask Yourself To Make Sure You’re Ready For Fall

  The fall Equinox is this week, so we are officially headed into fall now!  And for so many of us, shorter days and longer nights means a dip in our mood. Fortunately, there are lots of great things to do to get prepared as the seasons change. Of course there are things like pulling out your sweaters and boots and knitting a scarf or two and planting a winter garden and getting the fireplace cleaned that you might look forward to this fall. But one thing that I get every year, and absolutely never look forward to, is a drop

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When It’s Too Cold To Exercise, Do This Instead — For Similar Health Benefits!

    I love anything that boosts circulation because I know how crucial it is to get healing blood flow throughout your entire body… carrying much needed nutrients and oxygen to all the tissues and organ systems of your body.  So I’m a big fan of the health benefits of movement and exercise, as I’ve blogged for you here: Try Not To Sit Still For More Than 2 Hours At A Time Today, Here’s Why Moving Your Body Helps Your Brain Function Better, Immediately. How To Discover Your Play Style, And Use It To Improve Your Health      

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