Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Post Birth Control Syndrome + 5 Steps to Balance Your Hormones After the Pill

If you recently quit hormonal birth control, you're probably going through a bit of hell right now. I know it's not fair, but you are going through something called Post Birth Control Syndrome. This withdrawal process from hormonal birth control lasts anywhere from 6-12 months, and it peaks at month 6 (1). It's usually around this time that … Continue reading

Blog, Brain Health, Health & Wellness

How Sugar Affects Your Mood

Depression is a subject that hits close to home, as I struggled with ADD and depression from the age of 10.  When I was 18,  I ditched the anti depressants and instead started focusing on my diet and lifestyle. And guess what? It worked! (To find out more about how you, too can ditch your depressants click … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

The Gluten-Free Life: Just Another Fad?

  Let’s Talk Gluten. Gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, rye, kamut, barley, spelt, and some oats. It is formed when the two proteins called Gliadin and Glutenin are combined with water. Gluten is touch and rubbery, and responsible for allowing bread o stretch and rise. Chances are you eat a lot … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Herbal Remedies/Drinks, Recipes

10 Reasons to Drink Turmeric Milk + RECIPE

From curing the common cold to preventing or fighting against cancer, turmeric is an essential spice that you should become familiar with. With a long history of being used in traditional medicines such as ancient India’s Ayurveda, it has lately become more recognized in western practices - it’s really no surprise that it is currently … Continue reading

Blog, Brain Health, Health & Wellness

5 Steps to Help You Ditch Your Antidepressants

Today, one in 10 Americans takes an antidepressant, and I am happy to say that I am no longer one of them. I started taking prescription drugs at the age of 10 when my doctors diagnosed me with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). By the time I reached 18, I had been on 15 different antidepressants. … Continue reading

Blog, Brain Health, Health & Wellness

5 Things You Can Do Now To Repair Your Brain

Did you know that Alzheimer’s starts 30 years before any symptoms appear, and that it affects 50% of people over 85? Or that depression is one of the greatest killers of our time? Our brain is sometimes overlooked because we can’t see it, unlike our skin, hair, and body size, but it is vital to enjoying … Continue reading