How to thrive this Allergy Season (Yes, Even You!)

Grab your tissue box. We’re in for a terrible spring allergy season. Experts say that the long winter may cause early-blooming trees to pollinate late this year, which means more trees pollinate at the same time. About one in five Americans suffer from some kind of allergy, with seasonal allergies the most common, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. While not as severe as food and insect allergies, hay fever can put a real damper on your life—seasonal allergies are responsible for some 4 million missed or lost workdays every year, the National Academy on an Aging Society estimates. The upside is that if you take your allergies seriously this year, you might feel better and save money. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, we spend over $18 billion per year on over-the-counter allergy medications, most of which only give temporary relief and have […]

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Invitation to Free Clinic: Spring Cleansing for Body & Mind to Feel Your Best.

Finally, Spring is making it’s mark! If you feel like me, this winter has definitely been too long!  I am so ready for renewal! I have started cleaning out my closets, took 5 boxes of books to the library that I probably won’t miss, and have started a super-clean diet. Have you felt the urge to lighten your load? Whether you are letting go of material ballast, or shedding some pounds, it just feels great. It means you are aligned with the energy of Spring! On the other hand, feeling a bit cranky, irritable, indecisive, and have a hard time moving forward with ideas or projects are signs that some winter sludge is stuck, and it’s time to do some spring cleaning for your body, mind and soul. If we don’t purposely purify our systems as spring arrives, the body may naturally begin cleansing itself from toxic build-up by releasing […]

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