We love interacting with our readers, whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, comments or our Ask the Experts column. Part of the effort to interact more closely to you guys is for us to share our own experience. What happens when we take our own advice? I tried it so you can see. Oatmeal has been mentioned several times on the site as a healthy ingredient and energy booster. Not too long ago, I even recommended a good bowl of oatmeal to help fight PMS. After trying it out myself, I’ve concluded...
by on May 25th, 2010 at 06:05 am

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    3 Ways to Create a Sanctuary for Sleep
    Dr. Gibran shared his┬átop 5 secrets for good sleep and mentioned how important it is to pay attention to the bedroom itself. All I could think was: in order to achieve the greatest, most relaxing sleep you’ve ever...
    by at May 19th, 2010 at 01:05 pm
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    An Eco-Friendly Shopping Revolution
    When it comes to fashion and giving back to the environment, how do you know for sure that you are purchasing eco-friendly and sustainable products? If you ask me, it’s confusing to choose, let alone find, credible...
    by at May 5th, 2010 at 07:05 am
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    Four Simple Movements for Movements
    A lot of people are embarrassed to talk about constipation but hey, it happens to be one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints in the country. More than 4 million Americans experience frequent constipation and most...
    by at April 28th, 2010 at 01:04 pm
  • Nuts About Coconut Oil
    This is me enjoying a coconut oil massage in Boracay, Philippines. I was born and raised in the tropics and whenever I think of home, I think about coconut oil. Never a beach trip goes by without my friends and I getting...
    by at April 23rd, 2010 at 07:04 am
  • I Tried It: Not Multitasking
    I’m sure most multi-taskers think multitasking is healthy and efficient because we get work done faster than usual. But is it really the way to go? Barbara Rowley of┬áNatural Solutions says that multitasking “pushes...
    by at April 14th, 2010 at 07:04 am
  • What’s Your Sound?
    My friend is 6 months pregnant and it’s not unusual for me to find her sitting comfortably on her couch, a book in one hand, with massive earphones pressed against her round belly. They call it the Mozart effect, a...
    by at April 6th, 2010 at 08:04 am
  • What’s My Motivation?
    If you asked me to name the biggest challenge to living a healthy and balanced life I’d say it’s exercising regularly. At least, I would have said that before. I’ve just realized that when I get motivated,...
    by at March 31st, 2010 at 08:03 am
  • Don’t Wait for Spring to Clean Up
    You don’t have to wait for Spring to clean up! It always feels good to remove the clutter in your life. Here are some practical ways to clean house. Body detox: Fulfill your New Year’s resolution to stay fit and...
    by at January 18th, 2010 at 09:01 am
  • 5 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas
    This time of year it seems like there’s a family feast, office party or cocktail party almost every evening. I think it’s nice to take a small gift. Here are my top five choices for personal, eco-friendly gifts...
    by at December 15th, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • A Healthy Side for Your Thanksgiving Table
    Thanksgiving is a new holiday for me since we don’t celebrate it back home. My first one was quite an experience–I remember eating too much, feeling lethargic, and having turkey sandwiches for the next couple...
    by at November 18th, 2009 at 08:11 am