Thanksgiving is a time for family and good food (lots of food…lots of bad food!). Dishes that make their way to the Thanksgiving table are usually loaded with dairy (mashed potatoes, whipped cream), sugar (pie, sweet potatoes), processed ingredients (marshmallows, cranberry sauce from a can) and rancid oils (store bought dressings). Luckily, WLB is…

It’s that time of year again: time for the winter blues. If you are one of the many people affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) at the change of seasons, not to worry. You’re not alone and there are definitely steps you can take for overcoming those blues. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? SAD is…

Heading out for tea or coffee with a friend is awesome. It means you’re probably going to slow down and unplug for a while on top of spending some quality one-on-one time with somebody important to you. Awesome. Because we all know unplugging is a healthy way to manage stress and gain some fresh perspective on life….

Making your own broth is an awesome, not to mention a TASTY, way to get the most out of the meat you buy. When you buy broth from the store it’s usually full of preservatives and cheap flavorings, so making your own is a cheap and clean way to eat. Guess what? There are even…

I want to start with a story. One of my good friends lives in Toronto and her sister lives in the States. They’re pretty close and talk a lot on the phone, through text, and see what’s going on through Facebook and Instagram. But on a recent visit to Toronto, no matter where these ladies…

Anything you can do to clean up your home and environment is a step in the right direction. I get that not everyone is a DIY kind of person, but making a natural air freshener is one of the easiest, cheapest, and best smelling things you can do to clean up your space. The Problem…

What is color therapy? Color therapy says that we are energetic beings, that all things are energy including light and colors, and that different colors will have different effects on us. The way color affects us is taken into consideration for healing. Each color is connected to a particular chakra, and using different colors can…

Listen: I get it. Life is busy and it’s not unusual to feel short for time, like you’ve got too much on your plate, or that you don’t have time to take on something new. But let me tell you a secret: When you don’t prioritize yourself, you actually get less done and waste more…

When you look at the foods that dominate TV commercials, billboards, and grocery aisles – white bread, French fries, chips, etc. – they are high in sugar and/or starch and low in everything else on the nutrient spectrum. These nutrient poor foods, among other things, can actually lead to overeating due to starvation. Not starvation…

That’s right, it’s coming – and for some parts of the country, it’s already here: cold and flu season. One good cold can REALLY set you back in school, at work, whatever. And who needs that? Prevention is key, and just a few simple changes can have a big impact on how well your immune…

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