Hello from Bali! As I sit here melting (willingly) in the sticky heat, I am enjoying a nice, lightly salted glass of water. Why, might you ask, am I torturing myself when there are plentiful delicious beverage options?
If you don’t know this fabulous secret, get ready to learn a super simple trick to stay hydrated in the heat:
This super simple ingredient is an electrolyte. Sprinkle a little in your water on a hot day, and you’ll have a magical rejuvenating drink. 😉
A little Himalayan salt for hot and sticky nights | by: July Westhale
Our beloved Dr. Mercola has much to say on the cultural importance of salt. He cites the historical etymology of the spice: “the word “salary” comes from the root “sal,” because Romans were paid in salt. …
The story that follows is about the relationship we have with ourselves, as opposed an intimate partner, as it really all starts with oneself!
I am going to confess right off of the bat here. For a short period in my life I was quite a hypochondriac. During high school I loved studying psychology and took any opportunity to learn more, and elected AP courses. The more I studied, and learned about psychology, the more I felt the need to study myself-as I was the perfect subject for observation. When I understood the correlation between psychological disorders and physical symptoms, I believe I began looking for issues within myself to dissect. There was a brief time when I first started college, and had overcome my hypochondria; and I decided to get tested for everything instead of diagnosing myself. …
FREAKING elated. Yup. That’s what I was during a class I attended at Rainbow Grocery Cooperative in San Francisco. This class drew me in with the saucy subject; Libido and Sexual Health. “Poop,” as you may have noticed in the title of this post, is a bold way of referring to digestion. I will expound more on this topic in following posts! The main topics of the class were as follows:
- Which foods boost and which foods squash your sex drive
- The connection between your mind, heart and libido
- Understanding the role of hormones
- The role of stress and mood on your sex life
- Herbs that support libido and sexual well being
The three presenters, Sara Reed, Marisol Kim, and Sara Jane Gorman delivered such intriguing and useful information that I was literally on the edge of my seat, while attempting to take notes at lightning speed.…