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The Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle in the Modern Professional


The workforce in the United States has tremendously shifted over the past fifty years. For most Americans, a typical workday does not involve manual labor. With the advance of technology, occupations have become more sedentary. Not including sleeping, the average American worker is seated for 10-13 hours per day. If you add in eight hours … Continue reading The Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle in the Modern Professional

It’s Nice to be Kneaded: The Health Benefits of Massage


It’s time to dispel the myth that massage is only a feel-good way to indulge or pamper yourself.  In fact, massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being, whether you have a specific health condition or are just looking for another stress reliever.   Massage is a … Continue reading It’s Nice to be Kneaded: The Health Benefits of Massage

3 Powerful Benefits of Eating Locally and Why We Are Better For It


Eating locally is the idea of intentionally and purposefully eating locally grown or raised foods. It means growing or raising our own food. Supporting a local farmer’s market or farm stand. Or enjoying seasonal fare at a restaurant featuring fresh foods produced within our own (or a nearby) community.   The 3 powerful benefits of … Continue reading 3 Powerful Benefits of Eating Locally and Why We Are Better For It

A Deeper Connection With Your Food Will Drastically Improve Your Life


by: Jordan Scroble, Grow Your Own Freedom As we develop a deeper connection with our food we begin to see more of its inherent value. Food is nourishment. It provides our body with the fundamental building blocks and nutrients that it needs to function. Of course, the wrong types of food can wreak havoc on … Continue reading A Deeper Connection With Your Food Will Drastically Improve Your Life

Skin Friendly Foods


With the end of the harsh winter weather, which can be drying and damaging on the skin, seeking remedies to keep the skin healthy and youthful is always high on our to-do lists. Beyond topical treatments, there are actually skin-friendly foods that can be nurturing and rejuvenating. In actuality, whatever you eat that’s good for … Continue reading Skin Friendly Foods

How to Stay Motivated with Exercise


When you are starting an exercise program, it is important to be mentally prepared, start with a positive attitude, and define clear-cut goals. Without a game plan to keep you motivated, you will feel overwhelmed and want to give up, before you even break a sweat!   Motivation in fitness is the key to perseverance and … Continue reading How to Stay Motivated with Exercise

Making Friends With Your Microbes


By Kevin Spyker, Certified Healing Foods Specialist from Culture Den What does it mean to be human? Really, truly human? In a moment, you’ll understand why we are 1/10th as human as we previously thought, and how this realization has profound implications for modern medicine and nutrition… all with a little help from my friends… … Continue reading Making Friends With Your Microbes