Category Archives: Tips

Six Benefits of Asparagus

Six Benefits of Asparagus. For the Love of Renewal and Asparagus

In honor of Spring renewal, introducing our six favorite benefits of asparagus and recipes! Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and with it the return of our beloved asparagus. In honor of mama earth renewal and her little green sprouts, we are so excited to share with you the six benefits of asparagus and fabulous recipes! Asparagus is another of nature’s miracle foods. When Spring arrives so do these amazing little green asparagus spears. Did you know that asparagus is only recognizable several days each…

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A Sticker for Self Love

An Easy Mindfulness Practice for Self Love

How a sticker inspired self-love and a return to the present moment. LoveSelf’s contributor Beth Ricanati, MD offers a simple practice for mindfulness and self-love. We all need friendly reminders sometimes. I want to share a great reminder that I learned: a reminder to take a deep breath and allow my best self to shine. How? With the help of a little blue dot.   You place one little blue dot sticker anywhere you need a reminder to take a deep breath and return to self-love. You…

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11 steps to love yourself. Healing well with autoimmune celiac disease.

How to Love Yourself in 11 Simple Steps. Healing with autoimmune disease.

Real life wisdom from a woman who overcame depression and is living well with Celiac disease.   Figuring out that Celiac disease was at the root of many of my challenges was only half of the journey. Now that I am off of prescription medication, I am constantly balancing what it looks like to take care of myself and continue to heal. I have discovered there are a handful of tricks that help keep me on board when I feel the waves rocking me. Below…

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LoveSelf Three ways to get a better nights sleep tonight

Three Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight!

Sleep is so important to self care. Check out the simple tips from our contributing holistic MD to get better sleep starting tonight. Sleep. We need it, we covet it, and some of us even dream of ways to get more of it! Every major medical organization recommends 6-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep each and every night. Why? Getting enough sleep, and enough good sleep (deep, restorative REM sleep) allows us to have more energy, improves our memory and our moods, lessens our anxiety and…

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Ayurveda Dosha

Learn about Ayurveda and Determine Your Dosha!

Learn about Ayurveda and determine your healing food dosha! Ayurveda (pronounced Aye-ur-ve-dah) is a 5,000 year old art and science of balance. Taken apart, Ayu = Life, and “Veda” = Knowledge. Balance according to Ayurveda equals health and wellness. This ancient healing system has a prescription for healing via the foods we eat each day. There are two words to become familiar with in the Ayurvedic vernacular, and they are “Dosha” and “Sadahana”. Dosha means one’s mind/body/spirit “personality”, and Sadahana means routine. In a nutshell,…

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