Tea ceremony for mindfulness
If you aren’t sure how to start your mindfulness journey, enjoying your morning cuppa in a more purposeful way might work wonder. Many of us have lost the ability to enjoy the moment. We rush through the morning to get somewhere. With all the rushing , we miss the opportunity to experience peace and joy of the moment. Practicing mindful tea making & drinking can be a lovely peaceful way to start the day. You can also use coffee for this purpose if that is what you prefer. This kind of mindfulness practice has been mastered by Japanese for many
Woman sleeping for hormone balance
Did you know that the hours you sleep at night could affect your hormone balance, your thyroid, adrenals, and even your sex hormones? For women close to menopause, this relationship becomes even more important. According to the Sleep Doctor, menopause is driven by the decline in the production of hormones, which include estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.  All of these hormones work together to help regulate your reproductive cycle and your menstrual cycle. These hormones also affect your mood, your energy, your sexual drive, your cognitive and emotional abilities and especially your sleep. Sleep problems not only impact menopausal women, but
Woman submerse in lemon water
Why We Become More Acidic as We Age – Symptoms of Over Acidity How do you know if your body is overly acidic? What is the big difference between a more acidic body and an alkaline body? How does your body change as you age? Ideally, your body’s pH is equally balanced between acidic and alkaline. If your body is overly acidic, you may be more susceptible to certain illnesses or problems. When the body is too acidic, it may need to take minerals such as calcium or potassium or sodium from your bones in order to neutralize the acid.
Super Alkaline Green Juice Recipe by Bountiful Bird
We all know that an alkaline pH in the body is good for us. With the modern day diet and lifestyle, our body tends to be on the acidic side which creates  various health issues. Symptoms of over acidity in our body includes mild depression, lack of energy, brain fog, joint paint, sluggish digestion, etc. One way to turn this around is to incorporate more alkaline foods into your diet. Here is an ultimate alkaline green smoothie recipe, it tastes great and is good for your body Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1 cup of coconut water Half of an
Two women best friends chatting and laughing
There are many advantages of being over 40, many called middle age. One of which is that we takes a lot more interest and thus have much better understanding of how our body works compares to when we were in our 20’s or even 30’s. We learn to filter out the noise and choose to listen within. As we are always reminded, knowledge is power. Understanding our endocrine system and what aging does to the dance of hormones empowers us to fully embrace middle age and there is no reasons why the years ahead not to be the best years.