For the past 6 months I have been going through a hard time and I want to share some self-care methods I have adopted to help me. I ended a long-term relationship that I deeply wanted to last but that was clearly detrimental to me. Why would I want that to last, you might ask?… Read More What To Do When It Hurts – Coping With Grief
We all know by now that flossing between our teeth helps to clean away bacteria, protect our teeth and prevent gum disease. However there is another part of your body that you can floss. Photo from http://calmag-c.com/ It is your nerves. I learned of this technique while searching for a reason that my arms fall… Read More Floss My What?
I love lavender and that is why I make 3 different lavender soaps. The scent of lavender is one of the most popular and recognized fragrances in the world. It comes from Lavandula Angustifolia, an evergreen woody shrub that is native to the western Mediterranean, primarily the mountains in northern Spain. Today it is grown all over the… Read More Lavender – Medicine and More
The holidays are over and winter has settled in, challenging us to survive what it dishes up. After shoveling mounds of snow & resisting temperatures that would kill an ice cube I came down with a virus that wanted to kill me. My throat was so sore it felt like it should be bleeding and… Read More Comfort Food
Thanks to these lovely Chicago winters, my feet have been super dry and itchy lately. They’ve gotten so bad that I find myself waking up during the night scratching at them. Simply using lotion hasn’t been helping, so I finally decided it was time to solve this little problem of mine. One of my favorite (and one of… Read More Home Spa – Foot Treatment