It’s just about that time of year again. It seems like each year as the seasons change from summer to fall, I can’t help but get a killer sinus infection. It hasn’t quite struck yet, but I’m preparing myself, especially since this year I have to be particularly careful with what I take. Since that’s the case, I’m prepping myself with a few general dietary and lifestyle changes to try to prevent and eventually treat a sinus infection should I end up getting one. By balancing a healthy diet, exercise, and my emotional well-being, I’m hoping I can prevent a sinus infection before Little One makes her grand entrance.
If you look at the majority of medications in your medicine cabinet right now, you’ll probably be met with any number of health warnings and precautions. We decided several months ago that we wanted to avoid all of the potential hazards of common medications and began trading in many of our traditional remedies for home remedies. I’ll be the first to admit that we’re not quite there yet (and we’ll probably always keep a few over-the-counter options on hand for when we’re in a pinch), but we have made a number of changes to reduce our toxic intake via medicine. If you want to make the change, too, check out my tips and must-have natural remedies for a budget-friendly medicine cabinet makeover. Continue reading
I’ve found that one of the biggest reasons people don’t do more to improve their health is that they don’t feel that they have the knowledge to do so. That is especially true when it comes to improving health naturally. It’s my goal every time I share a post to empower you with the knowledge to make a positive change in your life, whether it be a change that involves your finances, personal relationships, professional endeavors, or even your health. One of the ways that we’ve been able to improve our health naturally is through the use of essential oils.
Don’t get all weirded out on me just yet. No, we’re not hippies and we don’t plan to go live with the earth anytime soon. However, we have seen significant improvements in our stress level and overall health by using a few simple oils on a regular basis, and I know you can, too! So, first things first… Continue reading
Yep, it’s definitely that time of the year…Inevitably the cold weather always seems to bring with it a sore throat for at least one of us if not both of us. This year was no different. Like I mentioned before, though, we do our best to keep medicine at a minimum in our home, so I always try to use natural remedies for treating a sore throat before pulling out anything else. The big advantage to using these treatments, too, is that they are much more budget-friendly. The next time you’re warding off a sore throat try one of these frugal sore throat remedies, and see what a difference it makes! Continue reading