Getting the proper nourishment during and after cancer treatment can help patients feel better and get stronger.
Good nutrition is critical to maintaining optimal health at any stage of your life. A balanced diet includes eating foods and drinking liquids that have essential nutrients—vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fat, and water—that the body requires to function at its best.
Because cancer, chemotherapy, radiation and other treatments can cause side effects that...
Hugs are far more than just an affectionate greeting, they are a powerful prescription for what ails you
Offering a potent wellness boost, hugs are a holistic way of healing the side-effects caused by disease, loneliness, stress and so much more. Research has proven the amazing health benefits of hugging; a gentle, magical medicine, aiding in restoring the mind, body and spirit.
A hug a day, may indeed keep the doctor away!
A cancer diagnosis delivers a devastating blow physically and emotionally—without warning you’re free falling
Your mind races and the wind is knocked out of you. In a New York minute, you find yourself in a heartbreaking tailspin and the life you have dreamed of is suddenly gone.
Just because you have cancer does not mean you have lost control of your life. Learn as much as you can about your cancer; ask questions and don’t be afraid to say something when you don’t...
Wishing you were a specific shape or size is a thief waiting to steal your joy
Avoid falling into the trap that you’re not thin enough or pretty enough that is created by the constant onslaught of body-shaming social media hype. Stop comparing yourself to others by reducing the amount of time exposed to ridiculous promotional propaganda and start loving your body type right this minute!
More than likely, the problem isn’t your body at all, it’s what you think of it. Begin...
You have cancer. Perhaps the most frightening three words you will ever hear.
Life changes in an instant; suddenly and seriously. And after the initial shock diminishes you’re left with the realization of the overwhelming physical, emotional, and spiritual demands that lie ahead.
You’re facing the sobering urgency to develop a plan so that you can continue living your best life after a cancer diagnosis.
Most often the initial reaction to ‘you...
While promoting mindfulness to your employees may sound trendy, it’s a trend that’s been around for thousands of years
Because of the stressful and results-driven nature of any business, companies all over the world are profiting from the physical and mental qualities inherent in this ancient modality. Leading companies are realizing the benefits that this holistic practice offers and are employing mindfulness to develop a competitive edge among their employees.
What does it mean...
Refining your yoga practice will be a slow and steady evolution
It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been attending yoga classes for a few months or a few years, there will always be room for improvement—that is why it is called a practice.
The fast way to effortlessly reap the benefits of your yoga practice is to decide to be your own first priority.
Yoga will encourage involvement in your overall health and wellness
Because yoga calls on your physical and mental senses, it has...
Simply because a product claims to be organic doesn’t mean it’s a healthy choice for you
Shopping the aisles of many natural, conventional, and whole food stores you’ll find a variety of organic products to choose from. Increasingly, retailers are stocking their shelves with a wide selection that includes heavily processed organic grocery items.
If you are considering buying organic junk food, beware, it’s still junk food and should be treated as such.
Coping with the reality of a cancer diagnosis and the treatments that lie ahead, you may be faced with seemingly endless challenges on your journey to health and wellness.
With the struggle to live in the present moment, more and more people are discovering the ways mindful meditation helps cancer patients decrease stress and increase psychological function.
Enhance your capacity to assuredly manage the urgency of cancer treatments and live in the present moment by learning how you can use...
Modern research is discovering the positive effects that a yoga practice offers those who are undergoing cancer treatments or are cancer survivors
While this ancient modality is not a cure for cancer, yoga for cancer patients and its importance to health and wellness are numerous.
With today’s technology and superior level of healthcare in the United States you may be asking why you should incorporate the principles of a yogic lifestyle while undergoing cancer treatments. And why is...
Emphasizing the concept of mind, body, and spirit, my blog guides you to walk the walk. It offers you tips on weight loss, healthy eating, practicing mindfulness, and incorporating yoga and exercise into your already busy lifestyle.