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3 Tips For Getting Better Sleep

February 8, 2018 Amandalee 0

Sleep. That sometimes elusive, ever important time of day. Sleeping well and waking up refreshed is something many people struggle with in our modern society. I think most people are unaware of how their daily habits affect their sleep cycles. Sleep time is also when our bodies do repair work […]


August 8, 2017 Amandalee 0

These days you can walk into almost any department store to see ¬†Himalayan Salt Lamps in the home decor section. They used to only be carried in natural health stores, but now they can be found just about anywhere. So is this just a new coffee table trend? Or do […]


July 28, 2017 Amandalee 0

It is a known fact that sleep is important, but how does certain types of sound effect our brain health later on in life? Recently, researches believe that “pink noise” may help with less memory loss as you get older. Here are the facts: White Noise vs. Pink Noise White […]

Napping: The Unlikely Cause of Heart Failure

May 14, 2016 Amandalee 0

According to research from St. George’s University in the United Kingdom, heart failure may be correlated with the amount of sleep one has throughout the day [1]. The study, which followed 3723 men between the ages of sixty and ninety for nine years, found that sleeping in excess of an […]

Civilization Syndrome: Social Media and Disease

May 1, 2016 Amandalee 0

Civilization syndrome is, in essence, the factors that predispose us to diseases based off our culture. Though this term is a relatively recent development, where the many modern things are concerned, it was first used to describe the North American obesity epidemic in 1993 [1]. The authors of the study […]

Can’t Fall Asleep Fast?

January 17, 2016 Amandalee 0

It is not unusual for people to spend between 15 and 30 minutes trying to fall asleep most days. There are insomniacs¬†who spend more than 30 minutes. With this training anyone can learn fall asleep in less than 30 seconds and in some cases they fall asleep instantly. Yogic breathing […]

Co-sleeping With Baby? Safe Or Not?

November 22, 2015 Amandalee 0

Many countries around the world encourage co-sleeping and breastfeeding. Why is the AAP out of step? It turns out that co-sleeping improves breastfeeding, more rest for mom, and happier babies. The only cautions are don’t do it if you a smoker or if you are drinking alcohol. Alcohol stupor prevents […]

Frankincense: To Reduce Anxiety And Stress

October 20, 2015 Amandalee 0

Essential Oils are making a come back as self help health tools. Frankincense is one of the key ones from my perspective. It has been used for its health benefits since ancient times. It is one of the edible ones, so feel free to add a drop to shakes, rub […]

Preventing Leg Cramps With Magnesium

October 13, 2015 Amandalee 0

Leg cramps in kids and in adults are quite different. This is specifically for adults. I’ll post for leg cramps in kids another day. The most common cause of leg cramps is simple dehydration. You need to drink warm water before you go to bed with a 1/4 tsp of […]