wellness

Delicious soda substitutes

Addiction to sodas and other sweet drinks is common, but sodas are not healthy. Soda drinks cause many health issues, including damage to bones and teeth. I want to share some easy and effective strategies to stop soda addiction.  Read more…

7 Day self-care must do challenge for women in midlife

Most people agree that self-care is any activity that can make you feel recharged, peaceful or joyful. In this spirit, I have created a 7 day self-care “challenge” to motivate you to try something that will help you to recharge and refresh. Any activity can be self-care if it is mindfully done. The contrary of […] Read more…

You need these 2 awesome healing plants in your home

Home sweet home and with healing plants, home with a sweet healing garden. I am not a good gardener, many of my plants commit suicide, but I try and my garden more or less looks nice. Besides beautiful plants, our garden can also have healing plants. The two plants I will recommend you today are […] Read more…

The key to success: unmask your self-defeating behaviors

Do you have a friend, relative or co-worker who keeps making the same mistakes over and over? For example, shopping while their credit cards are maxed out, paying them, and getting in debt again. We all have behavioral patterns, some are good and some not so good. I had a friend who used to tell […] Read more…

Aromatherapy for menopause and perimenopause

Can you smell something delightful to reduce or eliminate perimenopause and menopause symptoms? I am talking of essential oils and aromatherapy. I love essential oils. I started to study aromatherapy in the early 90s, almost 30 years ago. I have used aromatherapy for many conditions and I find it works really well for hormonal and […] Read more…

Spring self-care for women in their 50

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough,” brought to us by the unforgettable Mae West. Self-care should be part of that life, right? Of course it should be, especially for women in their 40s and 50s. We have given so much and worked so hard already; we need some […] Read more…

Favorites this week

This is my collection of interesting things that I read, watched, ate, smelled, tried during the week, and that I think they are so good I have to share them with you. If you have your favorites leave a comment and share them. Read The Sinus CureThis is the newest version of an interesting old […] Read more…

Protecting your microbiome for women over 50

Imagine something in your body that can help you maintain your healthy weight, make you happier and keep you healthier. That is the role of the microbiome or good bacteria in our bodies. It is found all over the body, but especially in the digestive system (gut bacteria) and the mouth. During perimenopause and menopause […] Read more…

20 spring time rituals for health and beauty for mature woman

Spring is the season of awakening. It provides us with the opportunity of a new beginning, to renew our inner forces and strengthen our bodies. During this fabulous time in our lives we can create a spring routine based on Ayurveda and European natural traditions to help our bodies to more easily adapt to the […] Read more…