Integrative Options for Sleep

Integrative Options for Sleep

Sleeping complaints are so common! Our busy, modern lifestyles can make getting good rest seem impossible. Most of us are familiar now with the usual recommendations - limit caffeine, exercise but not just before bed, and other sleep hygiene strategies. These are certainly good suggestions, but here are some more options that may be new for you to try:

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Detox Part 1 - Personal Care Products

Detox Part 1 - Personal Care Products

Think about all the personal care products you likely use on a regular basis. In the shower, or for your skin, or perhaps even more importantly - on your child! Unfortunately there are SO many common ingredients out there that are best avoided. Want to learn about WHY detoxing your products matters, and HOW to do it? Keep reading! 

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Pumpkin Spice Diffuser Blend

I love this time of year! We are pumpkin obsessed over here and I couldn't wait to experiment with a pumpkin spice oil blend. This one is a winner. These oils in particular are potent. When I tried adding them directly into my diffuser, it was too difficult to get the right combo without being overpowering. Mixing them into an empty bottle was the trick. I use 5-6 drops in my diffuser and it's perfect. Here is the recipe for 100 drops of pumpkin spice magic!

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Homemade Almond Milk

I've been meaning to make homemade almond milk for the longest time, and finally tried it this weekend. Amazing! It was SO good. It was easy and didn't take very long, and its definitely a step up from store bought. Even buying organic, it can be difficult to finding almond milk without additives I would prefer to avoid. This recipe is seriously delicious, slightly sweet and spiced with cinnamon.

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