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6 Ways to Stay Healthy Even When You Travel

6 Ways to Stay Healthy Even When You Travel

6 Ways to Stay Healthy Even When You Travel

Are you travelling soon? Often when we are on the go, by plane or car, we can more easily get worn out, and sometimes even sick.

Whether holiday travel plans, vacations, or work has you on the road, it can certainly disrupt your usual routine and throw you off track. So how do you still get in a workout and eat right even when you’re miles away from home?  

It's absolutely possible with some intention setting and pre-planning.  I promise.

You may have to be traveling, but taking the time to take care of you is critical no matter where you are.  Here’s how to do it without it feeling like a chore.

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe

This Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe is made with tart cherry juice - an ingredient that contains Melatonin, and has been proven to help you sleep better. Plus, it just happens to taste pretty great too!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pure tart cherry juice, unsweetened

  • 1 cup of coconut milk or almond milk

  • ½ banana (frozen adds a bit more texture)

  • 2-3 ice cubes

5 Tips To Make Your Holiday Season As Stress Free As Can Be

5 Tips To Make Your Holiday Season As Stress Free As Can Be

5 Tips To Make Your Holiday Season As Stress Free As Can Be

The holiday season brings a great deal of joy and happiness along with it.  There's something extra special about this time of year, but it doesn't come without stress. 

Many people find a great deal of added stress is seemingly dumped on our plates, and it can be hard to catch our breath.  The pressure of finding gifts, rushing around in the hustle and bustle to visit everyone, having people visit you, getting to see relatives you miss and even having to deal with those that aren't always a joy to be around.

This season really can be enjoyable and heart-warming, even with the stress involved.

Walking into this time of year with a great mindset and some helpful reminders gets me through every year... and I'd love to share my tips on how I do this with you.

Read on for 5 tips for a stress-free holiday season.

Essential Oils 101: Learn The Basics

Essential Oils 101: Learn The Basics

Essential Oils 101: Learn The Basics

The power of essential oils (EO’s) is real - and if you have been following me for awhile, you have likely heard me talk about them here and there. But have YOU made them part of your everyday life yet?

I’m going to lay out all of the basics so you can get on this one bandwagon, because it’s here for the long haul. And when you learn about the history of EO’s, you’ll know that they’re not even new. In fact, EO’s have been around for centuries!

Some essential oils come from seeds while many others are extracted from the leaves of the plant. Because EO’s are so highly concentrated, it takes a tremendous amount of plant to produce just one ounce of oil.

Due to this level of concentration, essential oils are incredibly powerful, so a little bit goes a long way!