Visit the doctor for periodic checkups... Many people visit the doctor only when they get sick. Which really isn't a good idea. Periodic checkups can assist the doctor in making an early diagnosis in case of sickness. Nowadays, people have become too busy. As a result, the body can suffer many issues (e.g. fatigue, lack of enough sleep and general poor health.) The doctor will do blood tests and monitor the normal functioning of the heart. They also can recommend good health
This past weekend I cohosted a wonderful workshop on cooking with essential oils. An intimate gathering that involved a few delicious recipes using doTerra’s essential oils. In an earlier blog regarding meditation, I mentioned the use of essential oils to relax and prepare for your meditation session. Essential oils are the fragrant, highly concentrated natural ingredients that are found in plants. They are what give the plant its characteristic odor and contain the healing p
Meditate... Spend some time alone. Take a walk if you can or sit down in a quiet area of the house. Focus on positive thoughts while at it. Doing so encourages you to appreciate yourself better. It boosts mental health. Taking walks while meditating, exercises the body. It helps burn calories and promotes physical fitness. It also improves blood circulation and enhances concentration levels.
You guys one word – FLAVOR!! This dish is easy to throw together and makes a perfect and quick lunch. The combination of onion and garlic with tomatoes, cumin and red pepper flakes gave the chickpeas incredible and spicy taste! I like cooking my quinoa and brown rice in vegetable or chicken broth because it gives the quinoa flavor, but if you don’t have any broth on hand you can of course just use water. This dish heats up great, making them perfect for your weekly meal pr
Have quality sleep... The quality of sleep that one gets determines how productive they are. People who get quality sleep are known to have high self-esteem, are happier, and are more productive. Good sleep helps one keep diseases at bay. Sleep deprivation can be as a result of underlying issues. It is important to seek professional advice if the problem persists. Many people who get insufficient sleep are likely to be moody and have low self-esteem. To promote good sleep, on
Oh, Mexican food how I love thee! Especially nachos. I can eat a whole plate of nachos all by myself, not that it’s wise for the waistline, but hey it’s nachos!! Like most of my recipes, I play around and research alternatives to make traditional recipes healthier. And that’s what I did with these sweet potato nachos! What makes them a “healthy” alternative, is the substitution of tortilla chips with baked sweet potato slices (good carbs), and Greek yogurt instead of sour cre
Eat healthy This is among the most preached topics. In today's world, many people are indulging in unhealthy eating. This can be detrimental to your health. It can cause obesity, increase chances of cardiovascular-related complications and even cause cancer. Watching your diet is important. It helps in keeping away unnecessary weight gain. It nourishes the body and provides it with organic antioxidants. Developing good eating habits helps in portioning meals and control cravi