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4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Health and Wellness (It's the New Hygge)

4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Your Health and Wellness

If you were on the internet anytime during 2016 I’m betting you came across the phenomenon that is hygge. Hygge is a Danish word loosely defined as a warm, cozy atmosphere. However, it seems there may be a shift toward…

9 Immune System Supporting Drinks

9 Immune System Supporting Drinks

Diet and health are intrinsically linked. The vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, and more that we consume provide our bodies the nourishment it needs to function properly and keep us healthy. Hydration, of course, is vital as well. Water is…

5 Compelling Reasons to Try a Cleanse

5 Compelling Reasons to Try a Cleanse

After the many indulgences of summer, I was excited to have the opportunity to join up with Mindful Health and participate in their cleanse along with a community of others connecting through a Facebook group. I had never done…

6 Benefits of Honey + 4 Ways to Help the Bees

6 Benefits of Honey + 4 Ways to Help the Bees

Honey promotes good health and is an incredible natural remedy for a variety of issues. Unfortunately, as I’m sure you’ve heard in recent years, the bees are disappearing, and it’s not a good situation. The USDA just announced that beekeepers…

15 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

15 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

For over 40 years now April 22nd has marked Earth Day, which means this year it is landing on Friday. Talk about a Fri-yay moment! The theme for 2016 is Trees for the Earth (#trees4earth). They have created a goal…

Homemade Natural Dye for Easter Eggs

Homemade Natural Dye for Easter Eggs

Easter is so early this year, it has definitely snuck up on me. Luckily spring break started this week for my husband, so we’ve had some free time. Even though I don’t have kids yet, I enjoy having fun…

20 of the Best Plant-Based Calcium Sources

20 of the Best Plant-Based Calcium Sources

Calcium is one of the most important minerals for the human body. Most people associate calcium with strong bones and teeth, which is true, but that’s not all. Other functions calcium has in our bodies is helping blood clot, allowing…

Why and How to Start Meal Planning

Why and How to Start Meal Planning

I’ve been meal planning for years now, and I can’t imagine going back to how it was before. Just like most types of awareness and intention, meal planning allows you to think ahead and purposefully choose your meals and the…

23 of the Best Plant-Based Iron Sources

23 of the Best Plant-Based Iron Sources

As a vegetarian, my iron intake seems to be a hot topic for debate. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for iron is 8 mg for adult men and 18 mg for adult women a day, and it increases 1.8…

4 Ways to Stop a Cold Naturally

4 Ways to Stop a Cold Naturally

Over the Christmas holidays, Brad and I were both fighting against different colds on and off. There are a few natural remedies that I always implement as soon as I feel a cold or really any sickness brewing to boost…