Posts tagged holistic health
The Sunday Method | How To Plan Your Perfect Healthy Week

Have you ever started the week on Monday and wanted to cry because you already feel so behind? Yeah, me too. There are several structures I now put in place to make sure I go into a Monday feeling excited and confident about the week ahead. While it’s important to plan out your schedule and work, don’t forget to plan out your health. This is the method I teach my clients and have them plan out every week as well.

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Effects of Cortisol + High Stress on Weight Loss

This is not what you want to hear. High levels of stress produce more cortisol which results in a lack of weight loss or even more body fat. If you’ve tried everything but the scale is not budging, you may want to check your stress levels.

Let’s get into a bit of science on this so we can better understand how to tackle this problem that probably most of us have.

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What Oils To Take Traveling + How To Use Them | Daily Protocol

Start With Lemon was created when I lived in Vietnam. Needless to say, I love traveling! It’s one of those things that just makes you feel alive, you know? I absolutely love traveling but have often found it easy to get sick, feel low, or get all kinds of weird stuff happening (poop problems anyone?). Here’s how I prevent and work quickly when a problem comes up. I wish I could tell you to take every oil with you but here are my top 7 and how to use them!

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How To Use Essential Oils In The Shower + Ideas

There’s nothing quite like a calming and hot shower. You wash away the day and for just a second everything is okay. Whatever your shower routine looks like, I have a guaranteed way to spruce it up. Essential oils!

Oils in the shower can be great for a whole host of things. Helping to boost your immune system, calming down your body + brain, creating a relaxing environment, energizing you, clearing up congestion, and more. Here’s how you use oils properly in the shower.

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Easily Fend Off Allergies

It is spring time in South Carolina and everything I touch is covered in pollen. My pretty dark blue car is now a delightful shade of yellow. No matter what I do, spring comes with a vengeance every year. I’ve been talking to loads of people all over the country (+ world) who are experiencing the same things. Runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, general gross puffiness. You have got work to do and no time for allergies!

There’s plenty we can do to naturally and holistically kick those allergies in the face.

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Is Health A Luxury?

I use to think it was. I thought being healthy was a luxury that as a high school student, college student, or broke 20 something year old I couldn’t afford. I couldn’t afford $9 juices, a membership to SoulCycle, or even a 1:1 coach to help guide me through the process. Did that mean I couldn’t be healthy or at my maximum health?

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5 Ways To Use Peppermint Essential Oil

I love peppermint oil. It reminds me of Christmas time but with the oil in my pocket I get to have that feeling all year long! It not only smells delicious but has incredible benefits including helping with respiratory support, giving you energy, boosting mood and alertness, and soothing irritated stomaches.

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One Simple Step To Improve Your Mental Health + Journaling Prompts

I have struggled with my own mental health for quite a while. Sometimes I feel great other times I may be anxious or really sad. I have found this to be extremely normal but wanted to share a very powerful tool and step to improve your mental health and stay AHEAD of it so you can try to avoid it getting beyond your immediate control.

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My Favorite Oils For Skin (Acne Prone)

My skin has always had trouble. When I was little I had eczema and always got bug bites. When I became older, the bug bites still continued, I’d get an occasional heat rash in the summer, and then Started to break out. My grandmother convinced me I’d have perfect skin and so when my first pimple came, I was incredibly deflated.

The acne never really subsided. I also started to get hyper pigmentation from acne scars and being in the sun. As I started incorporating essential oils into my entire life, I dove deep into oils for my skin and here are my top three!

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Life Long Vitality Supplements

I love a good supplement! I’ve found incredible ones and I of course have to tell you about them!

Life Long Vitality is a 3 set supplement system aimed to give you optimal nutrition, cellular, + anti-inflammation support all day long with 100% bioavailable sources (aka it all comes from fruits and veggies).

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Best Places To Start Reducing Toxins In Home

When I first thought about the idea of reducing toxins and going chemical-free, I was very very overwhelmed. Honestly I can still be overwhelmed somedays at my lack of full control over what I expose my self to. It was really my move to Hanoi, Vietnam and joining doTERRA that pushed me to think long and hard about what I was exposing myself to and how I could make sure it contributed to my health instead of hurting me.

I like to start simple and small.

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Start Pooping Regularly

I love talking about poops. Why? They’re a huge clue into our overall health including digestion, nutrient absorption, and gut health (aka my favorite topic ever). The color, shape, consistency, and frequency of your poops can tell you a lot.

While you can check out more about exactly what your poop is telling you here, I’m here to talk about how we can be pooping regularly and what this means for our bodies.

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How To Beat The Winter Blues

You’re chugging right along in life and then BAM! You get smacked with winter. It’s cold, rainy, snowy, and all you want to do it snuggle up in bed.

I’m writing this post for me as much as I am for you. I've been struggling with motivation to keep going because all I want to do is stay wrapped in my warm blanket surrounded by my fluffy pillows in the morning.

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