8 immune boosting foods

8 immune boosting foods

The air smells different, the sounds of late September whispering "fall" and a strange sadness mixed with anticipation takes hold of me. Every season has its own charm and while I'm truly a sucker for spring and summer (primarily because I don't enjoy wearing a boatload of clothes and like being barefoot), fall has its own charm and beauty. But the start of fall marks the start of school and the start of school inevitably marks the start of cold season in my house.

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balancing hormones and seed cycling

balancing hormones and seed cycling

How many of you have blamed your moods on your hormones? You know, you suddenly get emotional for no reason half way through your cycle, start crying at that horse rescue video you saw on twitter (maybe that's just me) or suddenly snap at your partner because they forgot to pick up eggs? We can all agree, hormones have a deep impact on our lives. I mean for good reason because for about 30-35 years we are biologically a vehicle for creating and carrying human life. Whether we choose to do so or not, is a different story but we can't change biology - we are designed to perpetuate the species. 

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what are adaptogens and why you need them

what are adaptogens and why you need them

Cold season is upon us. Unfortunately I do not have a good relationship with it. I've certainly had my fair share of cold viruses over the years but this past year has been especially bad as my son started pre-school. The stuff he brought home deserved some sort of trophy..."shittiest of shit cold viruses" award because that's how last year was. Months upon months of nothing but sickness. Sleepless nights and misery plagued our home.

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