Complementary Alternative Medicine, Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

Get Ginger With It

Direct Link: https://vimeo.com/239854799 Why is ginger so effective? GINGEROL There are over 100 different chemical compounds in ginger, but gingerol is the one that gives us the therapeutic benefits. Gingerol is an oily substance that acts as both an antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory agent. Because of [6]-gingerol, ginger has been the focus of many studies… Continue reading Get Ginger With It

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

Breathe, Stretch, Shake, Let It Go

Friends. Family. People who have stumbled upon my blog randomly. WellfieWednesday-ers. I am sorry. I have been so out of it lately trying to figure out my schedule for, well, L I F E. I have let my work on updating my website fall and also the quality of my writing. I wrote this last… Continue reading Breathe, Stretch, Shake, Let It Go

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

Avocrazy

Soooo, apparently I missed avocado day┬á­čąĹ yesterday and now I can no longer call myself an insta-foodie-blogger because what kind of foodie misses a day praising that green creamy goodness? #socialmediafail We've all seen the avocado craze and all the jokes about us millennials spending all of our money for avocado toast, hell there is… Continue reading Avocrazy

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

My-OW-fascial Release

Last week I was having a conversation with someone about how he had sublet his apartment and come back to find a lacrosse ball and was like ?┬┐? only to find out that it was for muscular trigger point release and now he swears by it and takes it with him any time he travels.… Continue reading My-OW-fascial Release

Health is Wealth, Real Talk, Wellness Wednesday

Oh My God, Shoes

Who remembers that YouTube viral video about shoes from the 2007? #sorrynotsorry for everyone that had suppressed the memory of this video. Instead of my face for #WellfieWednesday, I feel like I need to bring attention to the importance of shoes and your feet. **Disclaimer: I am going to say that I encourage you to… Continue reading Oh My God, Shoes

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday, World

The Physical Effect of Travel (Part 1)

Happy #WellfieWednesday! I'm back and not quite ready to return to the weekly post life but gotta start somewhere, right? Since I'm still in the middle of wanting to rebrand I'll keep it short, sweet, and to the point (which we all know is not my style at all). Luckily the team I collaborate with… Continue reading The Physical Effect of Travel (Part 1)

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

I Want To Ride My Bicycle

It's National Bike to Work Week!! May 15-19, 2017* (It seems like every day has a national holiday but I am fully behind this one as it promotes movement, health, wellness, and greener forms of transportation.) Biking to work is a great way to get in shape and save on gas/metrocard fare. But┬áplease be safe… Continue reading I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Guest Post, Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

World Lupus Day

Today is World Lupus Day! What is Lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body in which the body's immune system incorrectly attacks healthy tissues because it mistakes the self as foreign invader tissues. When I was in school pursuing my physical therapy doctorate one of my close friends… Continue reading World Lupus Day

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

That One Time I Tried a Tanning Bed…

So, what's the deal with all these body builders being super tan? Why does every fitspo instagram/tumblr person have a somehow magically just off the beach glow? (Sidenote:┬áCan I just have the life they seem to have? Like hell yeah, I will eat freaking coconuts, dragon fruit, and mangoes all day on the beach and… Continue reading That One Time I Tried a Tanning Bed…

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

What’s Your Chronotype?

Are you a morning person? A night person? Apparently that doesn't really matter and there are 7 different categories of chronotype you can fall into: extreme early type, moderate early type, slight early type, normal type, slight late type, moderate late type, and extreme late type. I was recently talking with a friend about how… Continue reading What’s Your Chronotype?