Benefits of A Good Cup of Coffee!

I personally do not drink coffee because it makes me hyperactive and jittery. I can honestly say that after drinking one cup of coffee while working on the night shift in the intensive care unit; I gave 26 bed baths and changed all the beds for the patients in the unit that night. Many American’sContinue reading “Benefits of A Good Cup of Coffee!”

Truth About Menopause

Menopause is a sign that the reproduction hormones have decreased. Both sexes experience menopause. Women experience hot flashes, insomnia and a decrease in vagina fullness. According to Rozen and Oz (2005) the onset for men is gradual and not as clearly defined. Dr. Northrup stays “healthy ovaries continue to make small amounts of hormones forContinue reading “Truth About Menopause”

Essential Oils

Essential oils can be an alternative for over the counter pain medications, a sleeping aid, like lavender, or have the benefits of eucalyptus that has both analgesic, antiseptic and antiviral effects. Essential oils have been used for centuries to assist in healing and treatment. These oils were used in Biblical times, ancient Egypt, Greece andContinue reading “Essential Oils”

Five principles of self-healing and wellness.

According to Dr. Maoshing Ni, (2008) the five principles of self-healing and wellness include: 1. diet and nutrition, 2. herb and supplements, 3. exercise and acupuncture, 4. lifestyle and environment, 5. mind and spirit. I subscribe to everything on this list but acupuncture, . Please consult your physician before changing or stopping any medication. RememberContinue reading “Five principles of self-healing and wellness.”

What Are You Doing To Reduce Your Stress?

There are many things we can do to reduce stress, and many chose different options that include exercise, meditation, cooking, watching television, movies, or creating something. I engage in many things to manage my stress, that include Zumba, jump roping, bike riding and coloring. Yes, coloring, I shared this with a friend and he saidContinue reading “What Are You Doing To Reduce Your Stress?”