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Meditation: More than Just Relaxation

According to the Health and Human Performance Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University, meditation is helpful in buffering the effects of stress for well being and physical health. There are two main modalities of meditation practiced: concentrative meditation (CM) and mindful meditation (MM). CM teaches individuals to focus on a single sound, image, mantra, and their […]

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17 Daily Toxins Linked to Breast Cancer

Environmental Health Perspectives is a peer-reviewed journal that recently released the article “New Exposure Biomarkers as Tools For Breast Cancer Epidemiology, Biomonitoring, and Prevention: A Systematic Approach Based on Animal Evidence”. The article identified biomarkers, a measurable indicator of a biological state or condition, correlated to daily toxins in rodents and compared them to humans. […]

My Hair!: My Story of Hair Loss

In 2010, I was a newlywed and had just graduated with my Master’s of Public Health degree, but life was anything was blissful. My body had been in physical pain for more than a year and I wasn’t finding relief, even with New York City medical care. The pain forced me to move across the […]

Heal Your Pain with Tapping

What is tapping? Tapping, also known as the Emotional Feeling Technique (EFT), uses the body’s energy meridian points to heal physical and emotional pain. You can stimulate these meridian points by tapping on them with your fingertips, tapping into your body’s energy and healing power (TappingSolution.com). How does tapping work? The body is composed of […]

Skin Care Event Recap: Oils Are Your Skin’s Best Friend

We would like to thank everyone who showed up for the You Can Thrive! skin care event last Saturday. We had an amazing time teaching our thrivers and survivors the importance of skin care through diet and chemical free products. We gave complimentary face washes and toner spritzes with the ART Skin Care System by […]

Skincare 101 During Chemotherapy & Radiation

Undergoing chemotherapy and radiation can be stressful on the body. On top of all the other side effects, chemo and radiation can cause dry, irritated skin. Treating your skin properly approximately one week before and during treatment can help prevent these side effects. While many think dry skin is simply cosmetic, the more irritated your […]

Toxic Sunscreen

Did you know that the vast majority of sunscreens are toxic and active ingredients in them act as endocrine disruptors?? Chemical vs. Mineral Sunscreen With the rise of skin cancer, we have all been slathering on the SPF to avoid harmful UVA and UVB rays. However, what is not talked about are the harmful chemical ingredients […]

Coconut Oil: Myth or Miracle?

What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is 92% saturated fat and composed of a blend of fatty acids. Some studies have shown the fatty acids of coconut oil may affect cholesterol levels, but it is unclear if the results are positive or negative. Experts say if you consume coconut oil, it should be 7-10% of […]

Reach Advanced Energetic States

By Luana DeAngelis, reprinted with permission from GoddessOfOils.com  Brain Waves: Research has shown our brain usually stays in four major levels of awareness and can reach a fifth. The first four are known as Beta, Alpha, Theta Delta.  Finally Gamma is a state of higher awareness. Lets explore. 1) Beta (14-40Hz) – The Waking Consciousness And Reasoning Wave […]