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.…