Did You Know Your Lungs Need Extra TLC When Grief Can Arise?

What do pears have to do with the lungs and grief? I had no idea myself until a three-month bout with whooping cough several years ago gave me a whole new reverence for the lungs and the pear. Ayurveda and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) revere the pear for its lung-healing properties. Its cooling nature helps when […]

My Favorite Cold and Flu Remedies

People here in NYC are downright panicking over the flu. Many states, including New York, have declared a public health emergency and hospitals are overflowing with sick people. On her Facebook page, Dr. Christiane Northrup had this to say: “Well, the media (and big Pharma) are at it again–Whipping everyone into a frenzy about the […]

You Are What You Eat…and Think and Feel and Breathe

Most people have heard the phrase “you are what you eat” but did you know that you are also what You Are What You Eat…and Think and Feel and Breathe? Just like food, emotions have a physiological effect on our health. Our minds and bodies are not separate entities but are connected and interrelated.If you […]

Simple Ways to Improve Your Immune Function

During sleep, our body restores and repairs itself. If we do not sleep enough, or well enough, we get rundown quickly. Try to get to sleep at the same time every night, optimally by 10pm. Our bodies’ circadian rhythms were set well before modern technology existed. Light signals us to wake, so should be avoided […]