Self-care

December Health Challenge: Prioritize Sleep

December Health Challenge: Prioritize Sleep

How is your sleep? Are you sleeping enough? Are you sleeping well? Do you have a hard time falling or staying asleep? Do you wake refreshed? If not, maybe this month you try to improve your zzz’s with some of the tips included in this month’s health challenge. After, all sleep is one of the foundations of health. It’s not something any of us can do without!

October Health Challenge: Detox your Cosmetics

October Health Challenge: Detox your Cosmetics

The average adult uses about 9 personal care products a day, and many of them contain toxic chemicals. Our skin is not an impermeable barrier. Many of the chemicals we put on our skin are absorbed into our bodies and can have a whole host of health effects. This month I challenge you to detox your cosmetics. Our monthly challenges are about making small, manageable changes to support our health and wellbeing. Choosing safer, non-toxic cosmetics can have huge impacts in your long term health.

August Health Challenge: Detox your Cleaning Products

August Health Challenge: Detox your Cleaning Products

The air inside our homes is 2-5 times dirtier than the air outside. There are so many factors contributing to this indoor pollution, one of which is toxic cleaning products that are full of harmful chemicals with a whole host of deleterious health effects. This month I challenge you to detox your cleaning supplies. Every small change you make to clean up the environment in which you live can have huge impacts in your long term health. So to start with, let's clean up the cleaners. 

February Health Challenge: Meditate Every Day

February Health Challenge: Meditate Every Day

For the short and sweet month of February, our health challenge will be to meditate every day, in an effort to cultivate more mindfulness in our lives. It's a chilly month across much of the continent, and a great time to turn inward and cultivate a daily meditation practice. 

7 Ways to Gently Support Detoxification this Fall

7 Ways to Gently Support Detoxification this Fall

Fall is almost here! I absolutely LOVE this time of year, as nature bursts into brilliant warm colors, in a dramatic display of beauty before the quiet of winter. This season of transition is a great time to detox. Intentionally adding in a few simple practices to encourage your body's natural detox processes, improving the body's transport of toxins and supporting elimination of toxins through the gut, urinary tract and skin, can do wonders for your health and happiness. Read on to learn about 7 gentle detox and elimination supportive practices to try this Fall.