Health, wellness and diet

Coconut Oil – oh Let me count the many ways you are good for me!!

Who would have thought that those magical big, hard-shelled, weird looking things from the trees when I took family vacations at Christmas time would end up such a huge part of my life. I do recall it being a tasty treat brought to me after it was smashed open on a rock, what a decadent treat. Now it is a staple in my home and not only a treat to eat but has so many other wonderful uses as [...]

defining holistic

Defining Holistic

If you’ve ever stepped into a health food store you’ve been bombarded with the word, “holistic,” but do you know what it really means? Simply put: holistic health means that wellness comes from the sum of all interconnected parts. These parts are not just our organs—but also our minds, our environments, our food, our experience, life. I like the phrase holistic because it acknowledges the fact that every part of our life affects our wellness. That sandwich you just ate, [...]