Science of Sense: How Aromatherapy and Music Therapy Help You Heal

Science of Sense: How Aromatherapy and Music Therapy Help You Heal

When you’re searching for a sense of calm, you can find candles that promise the freshness of an Ocean Breeze or the warmth of Pumpkin Spice. ...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss: Four Mothers’ Voices

Pregnancy and Infant Loss: Four Mothers’ Voices

Several weeks after losing her son at only four weeks old, a bank teller’s simple question — “How many children do you have?” — left my ...
What Scientists Know About COVID-19

What Scientists Know About COVID-19

As COVID-19 has reached pandemic status with almost 4 million confirmed cases in the United States alone, scientists are globally racing to better ...
5 Health Benefits of Collagen and Why You  May Need a Supplement

5 Health Benefits of Collagen and Why You May Need a Supplement

More than just a hip, new trend popularized by different lifestyle personalities and brands, collagen is a protein that your body has been making ...
Allergy Season Survival Guide

Allergy Season Survival Guide

Are You Ready for Allergy Season?
6 Must-Read Books to Help Keep Your Life’s Battles in Perspective

6 Must-Read Books to Help Keep Your Life’s Battles in Perspective

If you’re lucky enough to have never experienced adversity, you’ve also never been given the opportunity to know quite how resilient you are. ...
5 Bug Bites You Should Know and What to Do About Them

5 Bug Bites You Should Know and What to Do About Them

In Chicago, you brave at least six months of crushing cold. When those clouds give way to sunny skies, it feels like bliss. Summer can feel golden. ...
10 Ugly Truths of Living with Lyme Disease

10 Ugly Truths of Living with Lyme Disease

You have morning routines like everyone else. The alarm blares, and you hit snooze for ten more minutes. Yoga and morning walks happen some days. And ...
Winter Wellness Guide

Winter Wellness Guide

Are You Ready for Flu Season?
Warning Signs You Have Adrenal Fatigue and  How to Treat It

Warning Signs You Have Adrenal Fatigue and How to Treat It

In the natural health community, adrenal fatigue is diagnosed by a set of specific symptoms and stages, but it’s often dismissed by the mainstream ...
How to Heal a Broken Heart

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Use your mind-body connection to heal the damaging effects of broken-heart syndrome. For six months after my husband left, I rarely ate. I rarely ...
The Basic Guide to Essential Oils

The Basic Guide to Essential Oils

A beginner’s first steps to choosing the best essential oils. Aromatherapy is no longer relegated to incense-laden mall shops from the 1990s. ...
How to Reduce Stress and Protect Your Immune System

How to Reduce Stress and Protect Your Immune System

Stress is inevitable. Getting sick from it is not. The term “stressor,” a word coined no earlier than 1956, is now a catchall for feeling ...
Sugar and the Gut Microbiome

Sugar and the Gut Microbiome

How excessive sugar consumption disrupts a healthy balance of microbiota for gut health.   Several years ago, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. ...