Pet Safety in the Home

Your fur (scaley or feather) babies have no control over your choices and to the best of our knowledge, they can’t read. Therefore you may understand the warning label attached to the electric cord, but they don’t. Also, unless you’re Doctor Doolittle, you can’t exactly have a conversation with them in order to talk aboutContinue reading “Pet Safety in the Home”

What the heck is squalene?

Squalene is a “natural organic compound originally obtained for commercial purposes primarily from shark liver oil, although plant sources are now used as well.” What should you care what squalene is? It’s found in a lot of beauty products because because it mimics our body’s natural oils and therefore is absorbed easily without leaving behindContinue reading “What the heck is squalene?”

Short Restorative Yoga Sequence to Add to Your Bedtime Routine

Building on my earlier post about sleep, I thought I’d share a short (approximately 20 minutes or longer depending on your customizations) restorative yoga routine that you can do prior to bedtime to prepare your body and mind for sleep. There are a few props I’d recommend having in your arsenal before practicing: a bolsterContinue reading “Short Restorative Yoga Sequence to Add to Your Bedtime Routine”

Why You Should Switch to Natural Deodorant

We all sweat. It’s a fact of life. Some of us more than others. Often, where sweat collects (i.e. our armpits), body odor follows. This tends to give sweat the bad reputation of making us stinky. However, it’s not sweat that makes us stinky, but the bacteria that grows naturally on our skin. When weContinue reading “Why You Should Switch to Natural Deodorant”

Tips for Home Training & a Few of My Favorite Things

The quarantine put quite a damper on a lot of people’s fitness goals when gyms worldwide were forced to shut their doors. As a result, many people turned their gym workouts into home workouts (or no workouts at all in some cases). Many mobile apps, digital videos (or dvd’s for old schoolers like me), YouTubeContinue reading “Tips for Home Training & a Few of My Favorite Things”