Researchers have now confirmed what health and wellness advocates have known for decades — refined sugar destroys your gut.
New Study Finds Shingles Virus May Cause Significant Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke
Researchers have determined a reactivated shingles infection can also have serious health consequences well beyond nerve pain and blisters.
High-Salt Diet Linked to Inflammation, Multiple Sclerosis
If you have multiple sclerosis or another autoimmune condition, recent research suggests you may want to curb your salt habit.
How Intermittent Fasting Impacts Female Hormones
Intermittent fasting boasts many health benefits, but a new study sheds light on possible negative impacts of the practice for women.
The Surprising Connection Between Gut Health and Exercise
Wild and wonderful gut bacteria, how they can make (or break) your health, and new research showing that exercise can boost your microbiome.
Interoception: The Secret Inner Sense for Defeating Anxiety, Depression, & More
Tune in with interoception, the sense involving subtle signals sent from the cardiovascular system, gut, lungs, bladder, and kidneys.
Seasonal Health: Winter
Take active steps to fortify yourself against poor health and maintain your well being during the winter season.
Let’s Play! How Forest Floor Playgrounds Build Stronger Microbiomes in Kids
Study finds that children who regularly interact with nature have more robust microbiomes and lower risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
Managing the Symptoms of Lupus, Naturally!
Natural approaches to symptom management for calming lupus flares, including diet, lifestyle habits, helpful supplements, and herbs.
Here’s Why Walking in Bad Weather is Good For You
Cold is good? A brief review of some of the history and science behind the beneficial effects of embracing uncomfortable weather.
My Favorite Productivity Hacks to Boost Clarity, Relieve Stress, and Promote Calm
Establishing a positive daily routine can help you to accomplish your goals and create more happiness in your life.
How Stress Changes Your Microbiome for the Worse
Microbiome support with a fiber-rich diet, stress reduction practices, and herbal remedies may lead to a healthier, happier life.
Seeking a Natural Approach to Cushing Syndrome? Here are My Top Remedies.
Examining a multi-pronged approach to Cushing’s Syndrome, a multiple-symptom condition which impacts 10-15 million people every year.
Just in Time for the Holidays: How True Forgiveness Can Boost Our Health & Happiness
The practice of releasing resentment, anger, and hostility, or forgiveness, has been proven to impact health and happiness.
This Simple Breathing Technique May Help You Lose Weight, Alleviate Depression, and Calm Asthma
Improved Health in Only 3 Minutes Sometimes the most simple interventions are the most effective solution for health issues. And one of the best examples of this is a technique called Senobi Breathing Exercise (SBE). Gentle yet powerful, this method only takes three...
The Surprising Connection Between Glutamate, Autoimmunity, and Neurological Conditions
Did you know? A glutamate imbalance in the brain may worsen neurological issues, anxiety, insomnia, ADHD, and multiple sclerosis conditions.
Need Another Reason to Enjoy Nature? Here are 5 New Science-Backed Benefits
Learn what science has to say about the powerful impact of spending time in nature on your physical and mental health.
Amanita muscaria: A Legendary Mushroom With a Healthy Twist
How to locate, harvest, and prepare the impossible-to-miss Amanita muscaria mushroom safely during your foraging adventures!
Chronic Inflammation: What It Is, Why It’s Dangerous, and What To Do About It
Natural methods to decrease chronic inflammation and address underlying issues that may be contributing factors.
Here’s How to Naturally Improve Hair Health and Stop Excessive Shedding
Certain lifestyle habits, herbal remedies, and diet changes can significantly reduce hair loss and encourage healthy growth.
My Favorite Natural Solutions for Sleep Apnea
Suffering from sleep apnea? It’s important to address the underlying causes sooner rather than later to avoid chronic health issues.
It’s Back to School Time! Here’s How to Keep Families Happy, Healthy, & Focused
Tried and true methods that support a smooth transition back to school, while also supporting a happy, healthy, and focused school year.
Struggling With Insomnia? Try This Little Known Japanese Sleep Solution
A simple yet effective Japanese method called Kaizen may just be the answer to establishing a solid sleep routine.
As Global Temperatures Rise, Our Sleep Will Suffer. Here’s How to Soften the Impact.
A new study finds that global warming will significantly reduce sleep quality around the globe, but we can take steps to minimize the impact.
My Top Remedies for Alopecia Areata, Hair Loss & Slow Growth
Simple lifestyle choices and natural remedies that are highly effective in addressing hair loss and slow growth.
Keeping Your Eyes Bright, Healthy, and Disease-Free — Naturally!
Don’t take your vision for granted! Learn about simple methods, like medicinal herbs and lifestyle, that can support healthy eyesight.
Nature Rx: The Science-Supported Miracle Medicine That’s Free
An increasing number of medical professionals have begun writing “nature prescriptions” for their patients.
Encouraging Small Moments of Joy in Everyday Life
Cultivate moments of joy to boost health and contribute to less stress, improved heart health, a stronger immune system, and reduced pain.
CBD and Inflammation: Here is What You Need to Know
Lifestyle and dietary choices, time in nature, CBD, and other medicinal herbs are Nicole’s go-tos for taming chronic inflammation.
It’s Time to Let Go of Chronic Busyness — Here’s How
Daily constant stress can cause health issues like weight gain, anxiety, depression, headaches, insomnia, brain fog, and heart disease.
Why Everyone Should Take Snapshots of Nature
Nature inspires feelings that connect us to each other and the environment, here’s a practice to foster that connection.
Suffering From Tinnitus? Here’s How to Manage Your Symptoms Naturally
Tinnitus is a common condition affecting an estimated 50 million Americans. In some cases, anxiety and neuroinflammation may be the cause.
Sleep Easy with These Top Herbal Remedies
When our sleep is disrupted, every area of our life is affected – medicinal herbs offer a safe and effective solution for sleep problems.
Crohn’s Disease and IBS: 6 Herbs for Rapid Relief
Living with an inflammatory gut condition? Take heart! Pain, inflammation, motility issues & gut health can be improved with medicinal herbs.
The Transformative Power of Gratitude in the Workplace
Gratitude is a powerful practice for our overall health and well-being. It can transform our daily lives, even in the workplace.
The Power of Connection for Health and Happiness
Connection is a crucial part of our emotional and physical health, and the holidays are a great time to strengthen social bonds.
The Top 5 Benefits of Yoga that are Backed by Science
Yoga is a wonderful practice for both mental and physical wellbeing, and its benefits are well backed by science.
Giving Thanks and The True Power of Gratitude
The practice of gratitude helps to put our lives in perspective and enriches us spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
The Art of Doing Nothing — And Why It’s Important
Being in a constant state of activity has a negative impact on physical and mental wellbeing – prioritize slowing down for overall health.
How to Have a Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving — Wild Food Recipe Included!
The holiday season is fast approaching, do you have a game plan to support yourself through this busy time?
Laughter really is the best medicine. Here’s why.
Learn more about the science behind laughter and improved health, and the therapeutic benefits of laughter for your life.
Breaking the Cycle of Herpes and Shingles with the Power of Herbal Remedies
Medicinal herbs are a safe and effective avenue for preventing and treating herpes and shingles outbreaks.
Gratitude is good medicine for your health. Here’s why.
Gratitude is a profound habit that can transform your life. A growing body of research shows how it may also impact your physical health.
Stay Healthy, Happy, and Calm with My Favorite Back-To-School Herbs
Back-to-school can be a stressful time. Medicinal herbs may help fortify against illness and soothe overstimulated nervous systems.
The Life-Changing Power of Medicinal Herbs — One Family’s Inspiring Story
Nicole’s path to managing MS led to the creation of healing herbal formulations in her Apothecary, and the answer to this user’s prayers.
How to Break the Habit of Worry and Fear: 4 Ways to Naturally Calm Anxiety
Nicole shares simple suggestions that can help you break the cycle of fear and worry—and cultivate peace of mind.
Gratitude: A Powerful Practice for Relieving Stress and Anxiety
Practicing gratitude can become a habit that powerfully shifts our thoughts so that we experience less stress and anxiety.
Herbal Focus: Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus)
Lion’s Mane mushroom is an outstanding medicinal herbal remedy, providing stress and anxiety support, boosting energy, and reducing fatigue.
Stress less this holiday season with these 4 easy (and perhaps surprising) tips
There will always be busy moments, but these practices can help to break the stress cycle and support your ultimate wellness.
Herbal Focus: Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
The ashwagandha plant has a wide range of medicinal uses that include stress relief, improved cognitive function, and enhanced immunity.
Suffering from autoimmunity? Avoid these popular herbs
If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder, it’s important to tread carefully when using herbs like echinacea, goldenseal, and astragalus.