There’s a reason why well-maintained hospitals always have an antiseptic smell to them. Hospitals are where diseases go to die, but not without a fair fight. Nurses, doctors, and other hospital staff are constantly at war with every disease or infection that’s wheeled into their facilities. And one of the best weapons for fighting this …Continue reading "How to Disinfect a Home for Better Patient Recovery"
During turbulent times – and we are surely in the middle of some very disturbing times, no matter what your viewpoint is when it comes to the political – kindness, and the spreading of it is even more needed, than ever before. It is our point of power, our way to shine, one person at …Continue reading "10 Ways You Can Practice “A Random Act Of Kindness”"
Sleeping well, eating well and generally making yourself a priority are the cornerstones of living a happy and healthy life. While eating well is something that we have a pretty good idea about how to do, even if that just means eating more fruit and vegetables and less processed food, that alone is likely to …Continue reading "The Science behind a Perfect Night’s Sleep [Infographic]"
What does it take for you to make yourself a priority? Often it takes a wake-up call, a tragedy or a serious illness that will shake our priorities in place, but I am here to hopefully impress the importance upon you, that waiting for those moments to make yourself a priority, might leave you …Continue reading "Make Yourself A Priority"
I am sure you know those days, when you have more to do, then there is time, and hunger strikes you out of nowhere, pulling you toward whatever you have handy at the moment. Now, these moments can lead us either to grab something that is not optimal for our health, or – if you …Continue reading "My Emergency Snack Kit Essentials – My Three Favorites"
Insomnia is punishing. It not only ruins your night, it leaves you incapable of functioning at you best the following day. After enough sleep deprivation, you experience emotional and psychological problems, like anxiety, depression, worry, grief, and anger. It’s no wonder people with insomnia look so fervently for a cure. Recent research indicates mindfulness may …Continue reading "How to Lower Your Stress with Mindfulness and Fight Insomnia"
For most of my adult life – before life circumstances derailed my efforts for a short while– I have been eating intuitively and mindfully. I was at peace with food and loved to prepare it. At one point my husband even owned an American Restaurant in Germany, and with my then small children, we loved …Continue reading "Learn To Eat Again – Mindful Eating And Intuitive Eating – An Introduction"
Hi there, Some of you may have noticed that I have been a little AWOL over the last few days. We have been moving our large family and our business over the weekend, which is always quite an adventure. Yet, mindfulness does not have to be a practice that is only taken seriously when it …Continue reading "Mindful Moving – The Art Of Living Positively"
I am sure that many of us realize that owning a pet is a great way to add to our families or that we are doing our pet a service by saving them from an uncertain future. My family surely has, as we are currently owned by three rescue animals, one of them – Charlie, …Continue reading "4 Ways That Pets Can Improve Your Health"
Of course, mindfulness asks you not only be present during the times of joy but always be present at the moment, without attaching to the outcome. Connected to your present self, mindfulness brings with it a quiet peace. Yet, during moments of doing something you love, when the thoughts in your mind may wander to what …Continue reading "Mindfulness Is Doing What You Love, And Allowing Yourself To Be Present"