S05E02: Find Empowerment on Your Healing Journey: Approaching Cancer Holistically

Today, I had the honor of speaking to Dr. Ifeyinwa Ezeudu, a scientist, pharmacist and medical doctor. Dr. Ezeudu started her journey in Nigeria as a scientist in the laboratory setting, before getting her pharmacy degree in the Philippines. She attended Southwestern University in Cebu, Philippines, as the best graduating student in the entire college […]

9 Unique Self-Care Practices for Mental Health

Photo by DreamLens Production   Without self-care, it’s nearly impossible to maintain a high quality of life. But many people believe self-care to be either insignificant or out of reach. The truth is anyone can incorporate simple habits and activities into their daily routines that benefit their health and well-being. I’ve provided nine ideas below, […]

Focus on Heart Health to Support Brain Health

Did you know: a healthy heart gives a sound mind and in turn a healthy brain. Let’s explore together just how the heart and brain work in tandem to give us a healthy life.  So if I need a healthy brain, how do I promote my heart health? Get moving: We have all heard this […]

S05E01: Defining Holistic, Integrative and Functional Medicine

Today, I had the honor of speaking to Dr. Ifeyinwa Ezeudu, a scientist, pharmacist and medical doctor. Dr. Ezeudu started her journey in Nigeria as a scientist in the laboratory setting, before getting her pharmacy degree in the Philippines. She attended Southwestern University in Cebu, Philippines, as the best graduating student in the entire college […]

How One Decision To Explore Herbal School Changed Everything

I cried at the open house at my herbal school. I was sitting in a cozy classroom full of eager budding herbalists-to-be, at ArborVitae’s open house back in 2016. The group gathered was asked to share why they’re interested in herbalism. When it was my turn, the dams seemed to break and I nearly bawled […]

How Men and Women Can Tackle Weight Loss

It’s true: the body you live in can determine metabolism and other key factors that affect weight loss. Studies of both genders show that even though they ate a diet of equal calories and exercised the same, men lose weight easier and quicker than women. The reason apparently goes to basic survival and the diverse […]

Want to change the future? Look to the past.

We’ve been conditioned to distrust and disassociate from our bodies. We were taught to feel shame about exploring our own bodies and experiencing the joy of being incarnated in the flesh. We were made to feel inadequate for simple acts of self-care, because only an expert medical healer could properly diagnose and treat us. We […]