Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Written by Chrysta Lewis, Guest Blogger and Owner of Scarlet Edge Beauty When it comes to health, how often do you think of pedicures and manicures? If you’re among the majority, it’s not too often. One of my missions is to break the stereotype of esthetics being just for “pampering” and help you understand that it’s about …read more

Activated Charcoal - Healthy or Hype?

Activated Charcoal – Healthy or Hype?

Activated charcoal seems to be attracting attention in the health and beauty industries these days. Some say that it has the amazing ability to pull toxins out of the pores of the skin, and that it can absorb between 100 and 200 times it’s weight in impurities. What about the medical side of activated charcoal? …read more

Computer Games - Beneficial or Hazardous?

Computer Games – Beneficial or Hazardous?

Computer and video games – quite a craze these days! This is not limited to the kids or teens, either. More and more people over the age of 40 are getting into playing computer games. Computer solitaire, sudoku, mahjong, and candy crush are just a few that come to mind but there are hundreds (probably …read more

The Magic of Homemade Soup

The Magic of Homemade Soup

Homemade soups can be magical, healing, comforting foods for us, especially homemade chicken noodle soup. Anytime someone is under the weather, feeling chilled to the bone or needing some form of comfort (physical or perhaps emotional) – homemade broth based soup can do the trick! That is the legacy our Grandmothers left us! Undoubtedly there …read more

Love And Its Amazing Connection to Great Health

Love And Its Amazing Connection to Great Health

During the month of February the emphasis is on the season of ‘love’! It’s all about cupid, that special someone, the romantic evening, the chocolates and roses. In reality, love knows no season, love takes many forms, and is an amazing component of great health. While the romantic kind of love is wonderful and very …read more

12 Top Tips for Great Health in 2015!

12 Top Tips for Great Health in 2015!

Here are some top health tips for 2015 – or for any other New Year, for that matter! These timeless tips will get your year started off in a healthy and energetic way! 1. Reduce your salt intake. Did you know that about 80% of sodium intake comes from processed foods, canned foods, and foods purchased …read more

How to Avoid the Dreaded 'After Christmas Hangover'!

How to Avoid the Dreaded ‘After Christmas Hangover’!

Many people thoroughly enjoy the Christmas season – the parties, the social connections, the festive drinks and the food – only to end up with an ‘after Christmas hangover’ in January. This ‘hangover’ can include feeling bloated and overweight, having headaches or even brain fog, digestive issues, low energy and sluggishness, feeling run down, and …read more

Yin Yang and Cravings - What is the Connection?

Yin Yang and Cravings – What is the Connection?

Cravings are something that most people have experienced or struggled with at some time in their life. There are many theories about the reason for cravings, particularly food cravings. When thinking about cravings, I wondered about the concept of yin yang and whether or not there is a connection between this concept and cravings. The …read more

Eating Controlled By Emotions - 5 Tips to Break Free!

Eating Controlled By Emotions – 5 Tips to Break Free!

There are many reasons for eating that are not completely based on the nutrition our body requires. Sometimes food is a means for wonderful social connection – it can definitely bring people together for social enjoyment, like family gatherings or school reunions. Food can also part of a special reward or perhaps for celebration of …read more

Dancing - The Hidden Benefits of 'Getting Into the Groove'!

Dancing – The Hidden Benefits of ‘Getting Into the Groove’!

Dancing is an activity that is done in almost every culture, in one form or another. It is widely accepted as being very healthy. But dancing actually has more health benefits than you might realize. Let’s take a closer look at the hidden benefits of ‘getting into the groove’. There are some very astonishing bonuses! The health …read more