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Health Tips & Recipes

May2018

How Acupuncture Will Change Your Life

By |May, 2018|Health Tips|

How Acupuncture Will Change Your Life The most profound thing I or anyone can do for your health is to help you experience a state of relaxation, care, and love and then support you in recreating that experience more often in whatever ways work for your life. My chosen tool happens to be acupuncture, and it's incredibly effective. There are infinite other ways to tap [...]

May2018

Boulder is Spraying Pesticides for Mosquitoes, How to Opt Out

By |May, 2018|Health Tips|

Boulder is Spraying Pesticides to Control Mosquitoes I recently found out that Boulder has trucks that drive around neighborhoods in Boulder city, Longmont, Lafayette, Erie, Louisville, and Superior spraying toxic pesticides into the air in an attempt to control the mosquitoes. Permethrin is the pesticide currently being sprayed for mosquito population control. Effects of Permethrin Exposure This information is from the Insecticide Fact Sheet in the [...]

Apr2018

Eating Well for Disease Prevention, Why You Must Start Now

By |April, 2018|Health Tips|

Eating for Disease Prevention You Can't Afford to Wait to Start Eating Well Eating well means something different to everyone. Many people believe their diet is healthy when it's not ideal, and others don't think what you eat really matters very much. During most of my 20s I only cared about eating "well" to lose weight. I never considered eating in a way that [...]

Apr2018

Exercise Addiction

By |April, 2018|Health Tips|

Exercise Addiction Do you have a  healthy relationship to exercise? Boulder, your exercise addiction is showing. We don't talk about this enough. Exercise is assumed to be healthy at any frequency and intensity and with any underlying motive. But, like anything, too much can be dangerous and the motivation for working is revealing! Feeling anxiety if you go 1-2 days without getting in a workout is [...]

Mar2018

What’s the Deal with Matcha? Matcha Tea Benefits

By |March, 2018|Health Tips|

What's the Deal with Matcha? Matcha tea, not to be confused with maté, is a variant of green tea. It's my absolute favorite, and not just because it's trendy right now. I'll be drinking matcha till I'm old and wrinkled (if I'm lucky enough to get old and wrinkled). Real talk though, the hype around matcha tea benefits has some validity. Matcha is concentrated ground [...]

Feb2018

Emotional Triggers and Healing the Brain

By |February, 2018|Health Tips|

Emotional Triggers and Healing the Brain Here's how it went for me today: argument with loved one > emotional triggers around feeling abandoned light up > I feel nauseous, dizzy, antsy, shaky, on the verge of tears all day > get off work and go to therapy (great timing, right?) > totally avoid talking about what I'm actually stressed about > feel like I wasted [...]