Jumping Off the Merry-Go-Round


It is time to move off the merry-go-round that keeps circling. I have never been successful at New Year’s Resolutions. Those resolutions create stress, guilt and feeling failure of broken promises. The year of 2020, is the time to build from 2019. Build on the foundation I have already created in my evolution and lifestyle.…read more.

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.

Pearls of Wisdom about Osteoporosis


Recently I discussed osteoporosis with a local medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Here are some important pearls of wisdom you should know: The body can only absorb 600mg of calcium at one time. This means when calcium rich foods are eaten with a meal only so many mg.’s of calcium…read more.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Tips to Great Gut Health


5 Tips to Great Gut Health Unless your tummy is aching, you might not give much thought to your gut health. But science is showing we should. Over the past decade, research on the importance of gut health has escalated, making it clear that our day-to-day lifestyle and diet choices can positively or negatively impact…read more.