The role of vitamins and minerals in our diet is often overlooked with a main focus on adequate macronutrients intake such as fats, proteins and carbohydrates. However, just as we need certain macronutrients, we need our vitamins and minerals to be provided through our diets. Specifically, magnesium is a major player in the body and its importance is something might want to consider if we are looking to become the healthiest versions of ourselves.
Maybe we think bedtime routines are for children or something we followed when we were young. A bedtime for a 50 year old?....hmmm haven’t thought much about this idea? Well, I can assure you, it’s important and incredibly helpful for our wellbeing’s to get a restful sleep each night. And as you know, a restful sleep carries you into a productive and motivated state to tackle and enjoy the day ahead. Without proper, deep sleep, our daily tasks and routines become compromised as we do not have enough energy to dedicate to the activities of the day. Well, I have some excellent news! We can change this! You can change this!
Do you wake up excited for the day ahead, jump out of bed, ready to hit the ground running? For most, mornings feel more like wanting to hit snooze just a few times, hoping for some additional sleep. However, waking up with a morning routine can make a huge difference in tackling, enjoying and navigating the day ahead. Establishing a routine to start the day allows for you to take hold of your schedule instead of your scheduling taking control of you. As human beings, we need structure and boundaries. Especially for those of us who work at home, having a set plan in place to keep ourselves accountable and on track can make all the difference in having a successful, constructive day.
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about our plans, goals, maybe shopping ideas and planning family get togethers. While this holiday season may look a lot different than any we have experienced before, it doesn’t mean there’s no room for the looming stress to sneak its way into our plans. However, we don’t have to let stress be a guest at our gatherings this year. Think about it … you have permission to un-invite guests!! Bye-bye stress! Of course, this is easier said than done. But today, I just want to examine what causes our stress around this holiday season and how we can permanently un-invite stress from our awesome holiday season ahead … for good!
With Thanksgiving just days away, many of us are starting to think about preparations. This year, your typical thanksgiving plans may look a bit different, as it will for almost everyone. With the increased risk of passing COVID-19, comes increased awareness and precautions when it comes to keeping our loved ones healthy. Our gatherings this year may be smaller, including a few zoom calls to connect the family. If a virtual gathering is in store, don't despair because the holiday can still be enjoyed, just in a new creative way.
Having optimal immune health is something we all could benefit from right now. However, beyond now, it’s important to keep our bodies strong and healthy year-round, no matter what season it may be.
Essential oils are something we have all heard about in one way or another, but have you ever wondered about the details, like what are the real benefits, ways to use them, and are there some specific things that you should pay attention to? This is the place where the answers lay. So, learning mode on, and let's find out more about essentials!
Nowadays we find ourselves spending more hours on the computer, phone, or gaming system, and less time being active. Furthermore, with the current pandemic crisis, more people are working from home or have found themselves unemployed and depressed. This inactivity brings on more stress and tension to the body, and if we do nothing, the worst it becomes!
Our body contains more than 25 mg of magnesium. Most of it is stored in the bones, tissues, blood and the intercellular fluid. During pregnancy, however, this amount will not be enough.
A lot of people do not realize that there are differences between the types of magnesium, their effects and their absorption rates.