How Long Should You Nap? [Infographic]

When was the last time you took a nap? If you’re not a regular napper, you’re not alone. According to Pew Research, “a third of the adults (34%) in the United States take a nap.”1 So, if you’d like to catch some zzzz’s during the day and wake up feeling refreshed, energized, and ready to more…

How To Take Time Off (and mean it!)

  We all lead busy lives and some of us have a niggling habit of relegating time off to the bottom of our priority list. Others try to cram a year’s worth of relaxation into two weeks of paid vacation, only to de-stress just in time to go back to work. You know what I more…

15 Simple Slumber Fixes: Eat Your Way to Better Sleep

  There’s nothing a good night’s sleep can’t fix—but what if you can’t get eight solid hours? What you eat and do during the day has a huge impact on your shuteye. The right sleep recipe, one that takes into account routine, environment, diet, and stress management, will help you get better rest. Sleep Boosters Nuts—Nutrient-packed more…

How to De-toxify and De-Stuff after the Holidays

Now that the holidays are officially over and we are getting back to the grind, we might find it’s not so easy to get back to our healthy routines. Maybe it’s the sluggish liver we now have, the poor sleeping pattern we’ve adopted, or the extra few pounds that make everything feel a little tighter. more…

Coping with the Holidays – Seasonal Stress-Busters!

  Coping with stress over the holiday period doesn’t just mean pouring another glass of sherry and hiding from family in the toolshed. Help yourself deal with the challenges of corralling small children, drunk uncles, and wayward grandmas with these natural stress-busters. Beans and Barley, or Beans and Rice There’s a reason why hearty winter more…