life insurance
Looking Into Life Policies – When Do I Need It?  Life insurance has always been marketed as a way to provide financial protection for your family– implying you have a spouse and/or children– should you pass away. Therefore, it can be difficult to decide whether or not you need a […]

I’m Single, Do I Need Life Insurance?


online shopping
Due to convenience and public health uncertainty, most people are doing the brunt of their Christmas shopping from the comfort of their own homes. While online shopping is a great alternative to in-person shopping, it can be dangerous. With 54% of Americans preferring to shop online, it is important to […]

Make Online Christmas Shopping Safe


Healthy heart, healthy brain
Does Heart Health Affect the Brain? Protecting your heart requires a healthy diet, frequent exercise, and taking control of risk factors like high blood pressure or high cholesterol. But did you know that your heart health also plays a part in maintaining a healthy brain? Maintaining Good Heart Health Living […]

Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain



dry brushing
Dry Brushing Benefits As dry skin takes over the winter season, you may be looking for a new skincare remedy. The cold air and heating systems set to blast can leave skin feeling so dehydrated, that even the thickest creams and lotions might not cut it! Adding some fine bristles […]

New Winter Skincare: Dry Brushing


Turducken
The Bird Stuffed Bird The turducken is a curious creation… a chicken inside of a duck inside of a turkey? Oh, and don’t forget to layer it with stuffing! Interestingly, I’ve never tried a turducken— but don’t worry— I plan to remedy that situation at this year’s Thanksgiving feast. The […]

The Story of Turducken


Pumpkin Pie
Pie Please Is anyone else getting excited for the holidays and all of the glorious pie-baking that comes with it? I love pumpkin pie— provided that it’s my dad’s version! Store-bought pumpkin pie has never done it for me. I’m not sure what bit of magic he sprinkles into the […]

Pumpkin Pie: How It Started



Spinach
Super Strength Spinach is a popular leafy green vegetable with many different health benefits. You’ve likely eaten it before! I myself like the throw a handful of it into my health smoothies. Spinach has always been a favorite of mine and part of that has to do with my childhood […]

The Great Spinach Mistake


blue light
What is blue light? If you have used a cell phone, computer, tablet, or television, then you have been taking in blue light. Blue light is one of the colors in the light spectrum; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Obviously, you get the most light exposure from […]

Blue Light and Its Effect on the Eyes


EMDR therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, known as EMDR Therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that helps people process through the traumatic experiences that contribute to anxiety, PTSD, panic disorders, and depression. EMDR therapy was founded by Dr. Francine Shapiro. While taking a walk one day, she discovered that her […]

What is EMDR Therapy?



Common Cold
Common Cold Season As the autumn breeze rolls in, I usually find myself stuck with a cold or extreme allergies. Every season, I hope to finally break my cold streak, but somehow continue to find myself in the same situation− runny nose, stuffy head, and lingering cough that seem to […]

Preventing Common Colds this Fall