Category: Health + Wellness

The Chronic Stress Cycle

“Unless we regain the ability to notice, to save, we will be sucked ever more into unrewarding and unsustainable busyness.” -Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much Something amazing happened when I went on vacation and was just relaxing and...

Down and Dirty with Probiotics

So you’ve seen them mentioned in your favorite magazine, heard about them on the radio and even your doctor may have recommended them, but what exactly are probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria that have been shown to be good for your health. Yes, those little...

What the Heck is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important?

What the Heck is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important?

Let’s get down and dirty with the microbiome. If you are staying up to date on developments in the health community than you’ve probably at least heard the buzzword microbiome even if you don’t quite know what it means. To put it simply, a microbiome is...

One Foot in Front of the Other

One Foot in Front of the Other

Yesterday I got to run for the first time in what felt like the longest time ever, but was really only a little over two months. Believe me, to those who hate running, there was a time when I never ever thought I’d actually miss...

Why Buddha Belly?

Why Buddha Belly?

  How did I end up calling my blog Buddha Belly? Well, get ready for story time! After a surgery to diagnose and remove my Endometriosis growths, a fibroid, two cysts and fix a hernia my pelvic area was a mess. I started in pelvic physical therapy 6...

Where Does the Calm Live?

Where Does the Calm Live?

Here’s a little thoughtful questioning for the day: Where are some places that speak to your soul? If that question is a bit too hippie dippy for you it can simply be places that gives you energy or makes you feel at peace. Surroundings have...

So Fresh, So Clean

So Fresh, So Clean

When New Year’s comes along everyone thinks about the new year unfolding before them and all they would like to accomplish and change along the way. Each year I wholeheartedly jump on the #newyearnewme bandwagon as if my life is fresh snow waiting for me...