Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

Overstuffing on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming up and if you’re like me, you’re probably excited to eat an entire pecan pie by yourself… but this year, I will refrain and attempt to eat just half a pie. The average American consumed 3,000 calories during their holiday dinner. To put that into perspective, the average person eats 1,500-2,500 calories a… Continue reading Overstuffing on Thanksgiving

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 🥑 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

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 please 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

What’s OM Got To Do With It?

We've all seen the silhouette image of a figure sitting cross legged with their hands perched on the knees, palms up. We can all recognize this as a symbol associated with meditation and mindfulness. Many of us have gone to yoga classes and at the end sat in silence with eyes closed in this position and… Continue reading What’s OM Got To Do With It?

Health is Wealth, Real Talk, Wellness Wednesday

Flirting with Depression

Let's take a step back from external, physical wellness and take a detour internally and mentally. Let's get way too personal. "Man, I'm so depressed about xyz, I don't think I'll ever get over it." This is something we frequently hear people say about relatively small things, like the grocery store being out of your… Continue reading Flirting with Depression

Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

High Quality H2O

I am one of those people that drinks an obscene amount of water throughout the day. I have so many reusable water bottles it’s quite frankly ridiculous. I might actually be a fish. I mean, I am a pisces and my name does actually translate to body of water... but I digress. Water is life! L’eau… Continue reading High Quality H2O