Essence Health Blog

Your source for informative, inspirational and beneficial mind, body, spirit topics.

5 Important Resets for your Mind and Body

It’s a new year and many people are talking about doing a cleanse or a detox. Many of these programs entail fasting, juice cleanses, enema cleanses or perhaps Beyonce’s Lemonade Diet that became a popular rapid weight loss and detox remedy. I am not a fan of any of these to say the least as some can do more harm than good. I’ve seen people lose muscle mass, get really hangry, bloated or constipated. Who needs that?!

Read More »

Prescription: Rest!

Literally everyone I know is tired – physically, mentally, and emotionally. I am so very, very tired of the pandemic and all that goes with it – I’m sure you are too! Nothing is simple right now and so much is unknown, and that is draining.  So “ are we tired are burnt out?  Read on to explore the nuances.

Read More »

Hardwired for Bliss?

We have all been on an emotional roller coaster ride the last few years. Rates of anxiety and depression are higher as stressors pile up. As the pandemic continues, it’s been hard to let our guard down and relax. However, for the sake of our physical and mental health we must find a way to regulate our nervous system.  It sounds simplistic, but a powerful way to do that is through savoring moments of joy and peace that can be found during our everyday lives.

Read More »

Come Back to Center

Healing from the Center begins with identifying who is behind the steering wheel of your life.  It begins with you at Your Center “ not your diagnosis or your problems. How are you relating to yourself and your life? Let’s begin there as this post explores what is meant by the Center and how it feels to operate from it.

Read More »

Begin your Journey to Reclaim your Health and Vitality

Schedule a free 20 minute consult to make sure working together is a good fit. I look forward to connecting with you. 

Sleep is #1 Wellness Strategy

Sleep is essential for the ability of our amazing bodies to do much needed restoration and clearing. This keeps the brain, immune system, digestive track, bones and muscles all functioning optimally.  Pre-pandemic, we already had a sleep deprivation epidemic.  Add in the major life disruption, stress, added screen time and extra alcohol, I will take a guess that sleep problems will increase.

Read More »

Neuro Hacks for COVID-19 Fear

It is hard not to get caught up in the media fear frenzy surrounding coronavirus. The oldest part of our brain that is in charge of keeping us alive is on high-alert!  Back in the day when our biggest threat was a tiger, our brain would scan our environment for signals of danger, report to our body via an interconnected messenger system how to respond – stay put, fight, run or in the worst case scenario, freeze and play dead.  Our brain is wired to fixate on the negative and potential dangers to keep us safe.

Read More »

Yes…And: Lessons from Improv

Most New Year’s messages involve inspiration to start over, set goals, and kick those bad habits once and for all! We make vision boards, come up with affirmations, and lists of good intentions.  But so often these convictions lose their steam and we end up doing the same things over and over.

Read More »

Unleash your infinite potential

Download this free audio training and get the clarity and confidence to build your dreams, on your terms.