Terri’s Good Reads for September


I’ve been writing tips and blogs for many years now. Starting this month, I’m making a change! I’ll be sharing curated content with you. This will include links to articles and events on a variety of topics that I come across in my daily reading and studying that I think would be of interest to…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.

Think Your Allergies are Worse this Year? You’re Right.


After the brutal winter, we had this year in Iowa, I know I’m thrilled to see the arrival of spring. So are many of my clients—except those who are suffering from a variety of issues brought on by seasonal allergies. Runny nose and nasal congestion. Itchy and watery eyes. Sneezing and postnasal drip. Does 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.

8 Natural Ways to Control Seasonal Allergies


Are you suffering from seasonal allergies? Do they seem worse than ever? I know how you feel. My seasonal allergies have really changed this year—for the worse. Many of my clients with seasonal allergies report they are suffering more this year, with symptoms varying from dry itchy eyes and stuffy nose to sinus pressure and…read more.

Three Tips to Make Every Day Earth Day


Officially, Earth Day is April 22nd. But what if we committed right now to honoring Mother Earth every day? If you’re like me, you already recycle, use reusable cloth bags at the grocery, and drink out of a glass water bottle. Starting now, though, I’m challenging myself to do even more. In honor of Earth…read more.

Six Tips to Clear Your Body of Toxins


You eat well. You exercise. So why do you still feel lousy? If despite your best efforts you are still experiencing symptoms of “dis-ease,” such as fatigue, headaches, insomnia, and increased allergy issues, the culprit might be a toxic buildup in your body. Confused? How can you have toxins in your body if you eat…read more.

How to Heal through Resiliency


What is resiliency and how does it contribute to health and well being? Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress…family, relationships, health problems, etc. Bouncing back from difficult experiences. American Psychological Association, www.apa.org Just like the resilient dandelion flower which keeps growing…read more.

Lyme Disease: Follow this Natural Tip to Avoid It


In 2005, there were 89 reported cases of Lyme disease in Iowa, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One of those 89 was my husband, Wayne. Finding a doctor who knew how to diagnose and treat Lyme disease proved challenging. In fact, we drove six hours round trip to see a…read more.

Real Spring Cleaning


As April begins to unfold, spring cleaning is on many people’s mind. “Oh I need to clean out our closets.” I suggest this year, each person start with their kitchen first. Look in your cupboards. Yes, wipe down the inside of the cabinets and refrigerator, but also look at expiration dates on each food item.…read more.