Your words can literally alter your brain

Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at Thomas Jefferson University, and Mark Robert Waldman, a communications expert, collaborated on the book, “Words Can Change Your Brain.” In it, they write; “A single word has the power to influence the expression of genes that regulate physical and emotional stress.” When we use words filled with positivity, like “love” and “peace”, we can alter how our brain functions by … Continue reading Your words can literally alter your brain

Indoor plants

Having indoor plants is a must, especially considering the toxins that come with paints, carpets and cleaning products. Indoor plants cleanse toxins from the environment and are boosters for mental and physical well-being. These are the best 5 indoor plants you can have in your home or office: Snake Plant This plant is excellent for decoration and is easy to grow. Its presence in the … Continue reading Indoor plants

Why handheld devices are harmful under 12…

My Mother Says that studies have shown the negative effects of giving handheld devices to children under the age of 12. Brain development The brain of a child under the age of 12 is in constant development. This is why they are curious and ask too much questions. If you don’t offer them the much needed attention and you leave them with their phones, iPads, … Continue reading Why handheld devices are harmful under 12…

Earthing through barefoot walking

Earthing, otherwise known as grounding or simply barefoot walking, is an extremely accessible and simple holistic therapy that offers abundant healing properties. It lowers inflammation, decreases stress and offers a means to allow us to feel more connected to the very Earth that gifts us with the ability to exist. Your immune system functions optimally when your body has an adequate supply of electrons, which are … Continue reading Earthing through barefoot walking

Boost your eyesight with daily exercise 

Our eyes need regular exercise in order to keep them healthy, just like any other muscle in the body.  5 Exercises to strengthen your eye muscles and improve your vision Blinking – Computer users and television watchers tend to blink less, especially when they are intently focused on something.  Palming – Palming gives you the opportunity to rest your mind and your eyes for a … Continue reading Boost your eyesight with daily exercise 


Smudging is the (ceremonial) process of cleansing and purification. A collection of herbs are put together to make a smudge stick. These are lit up and the smoke is used to clean negative energy. These ceremony has been done throughout our societies for Centuries with records back to Egypt in 1530 B.C.E and Israel in the 5th Century B.C.E. Interestingly there have been some scientific … Continue reading Smudging…

A life lesson; a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?

How do you handle adversity… Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean? Here is a sweet story of a girl consoling with her grandmother about a problem she has encountered. The lady asks her granddaughter; “When a problem knocks at your door, how do you respond? Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?”… One young woman went to her … Continue reading A life lesson; a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?