Tip: Energy from Sun

Most people get a powerful surge of energy from sunlight or bright indoor light.

Most people get a powerful surge of energy from sunlight or bright indoor light.

Call to Action:

1. Try moving your desk chair closer to a window.

or better yet,

2.  Take a five minute walk outdoors in the sunlight every few hours. Continue reading “Tip: Energy from Sun”

Tip: Good Nights Sleep

As a natural sleep aid, a power down hour will help ensure a good night’s sleep. One hour before bedtime, prepare your body for rest and reduce the chance of having trouble falling asleep.

As a natural sleep aid, a power down hour will help ensure a good night’s sleep.  One hour before bedtime, prepare your body for rest and reduce the chance of having trouble falling asleep.

Call to Action:

  1. Spend 20 minutes doing light chores that must be done so you will sleep better (pack book bags, make lunches, do NOT do heavy cleaning).
  2. Spend 20 minutes on personal hygiene. Continue reading “Tip: Good Nights Sleep”

Tip: Natural Skin Products

When selecting hygiene and skincare products (lotions, soaps, shampoos, makeup, etc.) be sure to read the labels. Look for 100% natural ingredients. Your skin absorbs what you put on it.

Do you make a point of only buying natural skincare products?

When selecting hygiene and skincare products (lotions, soaps, shampoos, makeup, etc.) be sure to read the labels.  Look for 100% natural ingredients.  If you can’t pronounce the name you probably do not want to put it on your skin.  Your skin absorbs what you put on it.

Call to Action: Continue reading “Tip: Natural Skin Products”

Tip: Body Hydration

Our bodies run on water as our cars run on gas. Every organ and body process utilizes water to function optimally and efficiently. One rule of thumb is to drink half your body’s weight in ounces of water.

Our bodies run on water as our cars run on gas.  Every organ and body process utilizes water to function optimally and efficiently.  A few facts as a reminder:

  • Your body is 83 percent water.
  • Your muscles are 75 percent water.
  • Your brain is 74 percent water.
  • Your bones are 22 percent water.
  • Water is necessary for digestion and absorption of nutrients.
  • Water removes the waste from our bodies.
  • Water flushes toxins and fat through the kidneys and liver.

How much water should you drink per day? Continue reading “Tip: Body Hydration”

Super Foods for Healthy Skin

Did you know your skin is an organ? Many people find this impossible to believe. This particular organ covers the outside of your body, but it is just as much an organ as one inside your body that you can’t see. When you are not nourishing the inside of your body well, it shows on the outside of your body, via the skin. By changing your eating habits, your skin’s health will improve right along with the health of your entire body.

Did you know your skin is an organ?  Many people find this impossible to believe.  This particular organ covers the outside of your body, but it is just as much an organ as one inside your body that you can’t see.  When you are not nourishing the inside of your body well, it shows on the outside of your body, via the skin.  By changing your eating habits, your skin’s health will improve right along with the health of your entire body.

The Skin Within

The skin contains three layers: epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue. Continue reading “Super Foods for Healthy Skin”