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Family can be a wonderful social support and connection if the relationships are positive and healthy. How can we keep these connections going with our loved ones, when we are safe at home and social distancing? First, remember that connecting is vital to our...read more
1. Get out in nature with yourself or someone in your home. 2. Home exercise – Planet Fitness and other gyms have free exercise classes – take advantage 3. Dance party – put on some favorite playlists and move to music for 15 minutes at least once a day – the kids...read more
Those who have challenges with immune balance realize that part of the healing process comes from within. Our love for ourselves and others has a major impact on our healing and well-being. The work we do in this area may be more powerful than any medicine or...read more
The links between immune function and pregnancy, birth and postpartum are still unclear. Some inflammatory markers rise after birth and return to baseline about 12 weeks later. Psychological stress during pregnancy seems to raise inflammation as well. The brain-immune...read more
Autumn is a wonderful season for a good detox before the holidays are upon us. We normally think of this process as eating “clean” and clearing up our liver. Food can be part of detoxification, but sometimes we aren’t healthy enough to do an online cleanse. In fact,...read more
Taking a walk in the woods, sitting under the trees, or being in a green area, are all ways that we can support our innate immune system. Our immune system responds favorably to activities that are relaxing, positive and joyful. Here’s why and how: Listening to the...read more