Sweet(s) Talk


Happy Holidays! A big thank you to all those who found benefit by participating in my Black Friday sale on Wellevate. I hope you had a chance to stock up! It is a busy time of year so I will mention just a few tips to benefit your health and well-being. Want to reduce your…read more.

Roses and Thorns


“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden Life can be tough sometimes. Are you curious why some people stay so healthy and others are frequently sick? Often it is not just about what they eat, drink, or how long they…read more.

6 Tips to Alleviate Pain with Essential Oils


  While working in a hospital years ago as a nurse, the only way I knew of treating pain was with medications. Then I discovered John Gregory “Greg” Toews. Greg, an early innovator of advanced medical aromatherapy, trained with healers all over the world and has done extensive research into the use of essential oils…read more.

5 Tips to Prevent Mosquito Bites


When I was a child, my mother would pull us into the house and close all the windows when the “fog truck” drove through the streets spraying the pesticide DDT to fight mosquitoes. The truck earned its name because it left a thick fog in its wake. Fortunately, DDT was banned in 1972 due to…read more.

4 Tips to Rethink Habits this Spring


Ah, Spring! Days become longer. Weather gets warmer. Plants start growing and flowers start blooming. But with Spring comes Daylight Saving Time and the loss of a precious hour of sleep. That change alone can make us moodier—and prompt us to engage in not-so-healthy habits to help give us a boost with or without coffee.…read more.

2 Tips to Start a Healthier Lifestyle in 2019


Happy New Year! Are you starting 2019 off with a list of resolutions? I hope not. Instead of New Year’s resolutions, which, let’s face it, the majority of us don’t keep, why not simply resolve to start on a path to a healthier lifestyle, period? I know. Easier said than done. But it is possible—if…read more.

Put Self-Care at the Top of Your List This Holiday Season


Every year around the holidays so many of my clients tell me they are stressed out and burned out from trying to be all things to all people. As self-care authority Eleanor Brown says, “Self-care isn’t selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” But especially at the holidays, we attempt to do just that,…read more.

6 Tips to Help You Identify High-Quality Supplements


No matter how clean we eat and how we try and protect ourselves from environmental toxins, I’m a firm believer our bodies need support in the form of supplements. I’m also a firm believer that not all supplements are created equal. Statista estimates that by 2024 the dietary supplements market is projected to generate around…read more.

6 Ways to Reset This Fall


August ushers in the busiest time of year in my office. Clients are stressed, tired, anxious and depressed. They report sleeping less and experiencing more headaches and general crabbiness. So, what’s the reason behind this uptick in negative moods, emotions, and health? The shift from summer to fall schedules. Whether summertime is a slower pace,…read more.

Tips to Start Your Day


How you start your day can inform the way your day goes. Do you rush into it? Jump on social media first thing? Turn on the TV and radio and find yourself reacting to what is often negative news? You’re not alone. This spring I began thinking about my morning routine. I knew it wasn’t…read more.