7 NATURAL WAYS TO COMBAT PMS DEPRESSION AND MOOD SWINGS

All of a sudden, the world becomes a very dark and hopeless place, and whatever life difficulty I might be having in that moment, becomes this catastrophic dilemma, and I become inconsolably solemn. Only after several hours of swimming in sadness, do I finally think to check my menstrual calendar. And EVERY time I have checked my menstrual calendar while cowering under my raincloud of doom, I have found that it was always several days before my period. Every single time, without fail. Continue reading 7 NATURAL WAYS TO COMBAT PMS DEPRESSION AND MOOD SWINGS

WHAT I EAT IN A DAY TO DETOX FROM THE HOLIDAYS

The older I get, the more I realize how long I want to live, and the more important my health and wellness become to me. During this period of detox, I have been trying to focus on eating tons and tons of vegetables and fruits, along with healthy grains. I’m also doing my best to avoid sugar and fat. Continue reading WHAT I EAT IN A DAY TO DETOX FROM THE HOLIDAYS

MY TOP 8 FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS

Remember to treat essential oils with respect, as you would anything in nature. Nature can be mysterious, unpredictable, incredibly loving, and incredibly terrifying, all at the same time. Even though we are just talking about a little bottle of liquid here, remember that this little bottle of liquid contains incredibly pure entities from the wild. Never forget, and always remember to just treat your oils, and the entire process, with respect and humility. Continue reading MY TOP 8 FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS

MANAGE FEAR LIKE A GODDESS

I’m frenemies with fear, and have been for my entire life. Every part of this definition incisively describes my lifelong relationship with fear, with the exception of describing fear as a person. Also, I would replace the word “friendly” with “familiar,” but other than that, razor sharp accuracy. Although I suppose everyone feels this way … Continue reading MANAGE FEAR LIKE A GODDESS

TURNING 40

I recently celebrated my 40th birthday (September 19th) and I thought it might be nice to compile a list of things I have learned thus far. Forty years is not immensely impressive, but it’s also not nothing. It’s four decades (holy crap) and includes childhood, puberty, and the terrible twenties (I was miserable in my … Continue reading TURNING 40

HOW TO HANDLE YOUR CYCLE LIKE A GODDESS

I used to be confused and skeptical when I would hear women complain about their PMS symptoms, because I had never really noticed many problems within my cycle. Yes, I would get some mild physical disturbances a week or so before my period (I’m going to call her Dana for this post), but nothing too … Continue reading HOW TO HANDLE YOUR CYCLE LIKE A GODDESS

WARMING TO COCO ROSE

If any of you have even remotely explored the HEALTH/BEAUTY section of this blog, you will have gathered by now that I am passionate about beauty products (specifically skin care), and have formed an almost-but-not-quite-disturbing attachment to Herbivore Botanicals. You can read all about my love affair with this company in my earlier article, BEAUTY … Continue reading WARMING TO COCO ROSE