It’s official. The Monarch Butterfly is on the endangered species list. There was once billions, now it is millions. And although that sounds like a lot, it’s not. The continued downward trend of their population makes this an urgent post. Along with Monarchs, other butterflies and bees are disappearing too. What a colorless sky weContinue reading “Help the Endangered Monarch Butterfly”
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”
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.
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”
The days are getting shorter, the sun is casting shadows in different spots in my yard and the nights require another blanket on the bed. September is here. Fall is lovely and there is much to be grateful for: pumpkin spice everything, warm fires, a brisk walk, fall TV shows and cozying up with aContinue reading “Why is Vitamin D so crucial now more than ever?”