Health
collagen

Do Collagen Supplements Work and Should You Take Them?

Did you know that collagen is the most abundant protein in your body? It is one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, and connective tissue. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood vessels, corneas and teeth. But as we age, collagen diminishes which leads to us looking and feeling […]

me time

24 Reasons Why I Didn’t Get To Meditate Today

In the dead of night while Googling the simple ways to be a happier and calmer person, I may have found myself stumbling upon the benefits of meditation. Given the fact that I have three kids, I’m pretty desperate for a bit of calm and peace. The idea of quieting my mind is certainly alluring […]

Birth Control

Why The Copper IUD Was A Nightmare For Me

After many years using hormonal birth control methods (the pill) and three pregnancies and postpartum phases, I decided I wanted to use a non-hormonal form of birth control after our third and final son was born in 2016. My hormones were imbalanced and both my mental and physical health weren’t the best at that time. […]

Apps

The 7 Best Meditation Apps to Achieve Relaxation and Mindfulness

The benefits of meditation are irrefutable–reduced stress, increased self-awareness, improved focus…the list goes on and on. The only problem? The simple act of sitting still and quieting your mind can definitely be more challenging than it seems. Luckily, there’s an app for that. Or, we should say, many, many meditation apps created to make this […]

Health

The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha Tea

In case you hadn’t noticed, kombucha has officially arrived as the latest go-to health drink for nutrition enthusiasts and wellness gurus. Many claim the popular tea-based drink provides a string of health benefits, such as improved digestion, lower blood pressure and a boost in energy. Plus, it naturally contains a trace amount of alcohol and […]