A Wellness Blog

Merry Christmas from Sweden!

Merry Christmas from Sweden!

God Jul från Sverige! My husband and I decided to go to Sweden for the holidays. It’s been a difficult last few months for us personally, so we decided to change things up! Life always hands out lessons, sometimes easy ones and sometimes harder ones. It’s important not to let temporary lessons change your long-term focus. Something as simple as changing locations can be enough […]

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Moringa Health Benefits!

Moringa Health Benefits!

Miracle Moringa Oleifera! If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing a lot about Moringa lately. So what’s the buzz? Moringa Oleifera is a tree originating from India, Pakistan and Nepal. It has been used for generations to prevent and fight disease. This plant is sometimes called Miracle Moringa because this superfood is packed with 92 phytonutrients, 46 antioxidants, 36 anti inflammatories and 18 amino acids. […]

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Stoicism – Tim Ferriss TED Talk

Stoicism – Tim Ferriss TED Talk

“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.” Tim Ferriss does it again! Watch his most recent TED Talk about Stoicism.  

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Bamboo Extract for Hair Skin and Nails

Bamboo Extract for Hair Skin and Nails

Bamboo – Effective, Affordable & Sustainable! Bamboo is one of the worlds best sources of absorbable silica. Silica is a mineral that is present in every single cell and internal organ of the body. At birth, we have abundant levels however, as we age those levels drop. Bamboo Extract helps to: Build healthy bones, teeth and nails Prevent wrinkles Promote hair growth Check out what one […]

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Mill Creek Botanicals – Biotin Shampoo

Mill Creek Botanicals – Biotin Shampoo

Biotin Shampoo for Healthy Hair! If you’re looking for an all natural organic shampoo, check out Biotin Shampoo from Mill Creek Botanicals! I have very oily long hair and have trouble with most shampoos. Clarifying shampoo can be rough on my ends and moisturizing shampoo…forget about it. It leaves my hair looking way too greasy. When researching shampoo ingredients, I found that a lot of normal […]

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Benefits of a Cold Swim

Benefits of a Cold Swim

Ice Ice Baby! I grew up in a tropical climate. To say I’ve experienced cold weather is a stretch. So when my husbands lovely Danish Aunt Eva told me she swims in the ocean year round, I was shocked. The water in Northern Europe is COLD! But according to Aunt Eva, cold swims keep her healthy. There is a lot of research that backs up the health benefits of […]

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Vitamin C Serum – Timeless Skin Care

Vitamin C Serum – Timeless Skin Care

Hydration and Anti-aging in One Bottle! When I travel to the northern Europe, my skin gets dry. I’ve tried lotions, oils, creams and special face washes with no avail. The best results thus far has come from Timeless Skin Care’s Vitamin C Serum. This serum contains Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Ferulic Acid and even DHA. Vitamin C is considered an anti-aging superstar. Vitamin C helps to: […]

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Exercise and Endorphins

Exercise and Endorphins

Biking to Denmark! My husband and I decided to get some exercise and bike from Sweden to Denmark. The distance for our route seemed manageable…70 kilometers, 43 miles spit over two days.  Especially since we have family at the half way point and would have an extra two days to rest in between. The bike paths were really beautiful! However the weather was not in our favor and […]

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A Wellness Blog Goes to Sweden!

A Wellness Blog Goes to Sweden!

Swedish Summer! I live part of the year in Sweden and part of the year in America. One of my favorite things about Sweden is the food! The flavors, freshness and popular food combinations are (in my opinion) amongst the best in the world. My diet is broader in Sweden. I eat more bread, potatoes, dairy, sweets, coffee, etc. and I don’t feel bloated or gain […]

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Natural Exfoliant for Radiant Skin!

Natural Exfoliant for Radiant Skin!

Mineral Enzyme Exfoliant from Cosmetica I’m loving this stuff! I searched Amazon for a long time looking for the best rated, yet natural exfoliant and voila, this product appeared. The price point is good, the ingredients are great and the results are even better! In the anti-aging quest, exfoliation is one of the keys! There are two types of exfoliation, chemical and manual. Manual exfoliants use abrasive ingredients or methods to […]

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