I love cherries. I load up in summer. Sweet cherries have health benefits but the season is short. Off season I drink black cherry juice because it has amazing benefits for my health. Black cherries aren’t as sweet as the store bought cherries we know and love yet the juice is flavorful and yields someContinue reading “Black Cherry Superpowers”
Giving a gift that will make the world a better place this holiday season will make your heart smile. Inspirational gifts are thoughtful, kind, cherished and can be sustainable. Most recently in 2020, the volume of scrap plastic exported by the U.S. amounted to 1.37 billion pounds. This is a drop since 2018 but wow it’sContinue reading “Holiday Gifts to Inspire”
The scientific study of mushrooms is mycology. If you are a mushroom enthusiast then you are a mycophile. My interest stems from the healthy benefits I get when eating or supplementing with them. I feel their magical little powers! In the previous article, I covered some mushroom basics. Here we will learn the benefits of specificContinue reading “Mushrooms for Our Health”
Do these tiny little fungi possess powers we are only just discovering? Collectively they contain powerful, healthy nutrients which benefit our bodies and also this Earth.
Our health is everything. Achieving health is multi dimensional. I’ve learned this over the years through experience, education and experimentation.
Valentines Day and Heart Month bring to mind chocolate, candies, champagne, romance, right ventricle, left atrium…huh? February is also Heart Month, a chance to reexamine how we treat our hearts and know how important they are. There are multiple ways to help our heart health which add up to wholeness. Diet Try a Meatless MondayContinue reading “Your One True Love – Your Heart”
2020 was a master class. What have we all learned about ourselves, our loved ones and the world? Writer Kristin Joy Lavin shares personal insights and experience about 2020.
I used to hate to go to bed when I was little. We used to have family game nights where we played Sorry, Clue and Monopoly. Since I was the youngest, I always had to hit the hay the earliest. I wasn’t having it so I would either have fake coughing fits, whine or sneakContinue reading “Sleep Better!”
When I was twenty years old, I decided to teach exercise classes. I had been going to a local Lucille Roberts gym and was a dedicated class member. The manager there would try and recruit me once per week, “Come on Kristin, you’d be a great instructor.” The truth of it was that I couldn’tContinue reading “Drug-Free Stress Relief”
Life seemed so much simpler way back when. Maybe I sound old, like I never thought I would. Or maybe it’s that life has just gotten more complicated over the years with age, technology and the quest for more.