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22 Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

22 Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

Shorter days are upon us and the time to hunker down and cuddle up in cooler weather is here. With the onset of early darkness comes the opportunity to focus on getting more satisfying and rejuvenating sleep.

As a recovered insomniac I understand how debilitating it is to miss out on a good night's sleep and I've experienced all of the negative side effects it has on mental and physical health.  The good news is that there are many simple hacks you can do that will allow you to have consistent, rejuvenating, quality sleep.

Gentle Daily Detoxing

Gentle Daily Detoxing

Detox is a word that is thrown about pretty often these days. From the Master Cleanse, to juice cleanses, colon cleanses and Dr. Oz's 48-hour cleanse, to more traditional detoxes such as fasting, sweat lodges and enemas. Some detoxification methods are a wonderful way of healing and ridding the body of toxins, while others are going to cause more harm than good.

What Living With Chronic Stress Did To Me

What Living With Chronic Stress Did To Me


I had extreme adrenal fatigue and barely made it through my day. I would wake up and peel myself out of the bed, motivated only by the fact that once I got through my work day I could crawl right back in. I called it “living in survival mode”. My cortisol levels were completely off. I couldn’t sleep through the night even though I was beyond exhausted. My thyroid was failing, I developed a goiter and hypothyroidism.  I lost my period (for 4 years) and was an anxious, mental wreck in a constant brain fog. Sound miserable? Well...it was.