I’ve long been a beauty product junkie. I don’t wear much makeup, but I deeply love the process of taking care of myself. The rituals of skincare, dry brushing, long showers with body scrubs and masks and body oils. The process of getting made up, on the rare occasion that I do, brings me a sense of peace and calm (one of my versions of hyygge). But when I learned a few years ago that these rituals may be contributing to hormonal issues, build-up of toxic metals in my body and possibly even cancer, those once soothing parts of my days became overwhelming and scary.Read More
The holidays can be such a polarizing time. Some people love them, and count the days until pumpkin pie and Christmas music, while others adopt more of an Ebeneezer attitude, grumbling about the pumpkin spice obsession and griping about the very same Christmas music others love.
Whichever camp you fall into, we can all agree that the holidays can be a stressful time, especially for your health. With Thanksgiving a couple days away, I'm sharing a few of my favorite tips to keep yourself feeling happy and grateful – rather than stuffed and bloated – this Thanksgiving.