Week 3: Weight, Sleep, and Overall Health

This post is part 4 of a journey for better health. If you missed part 1-3, click here. Week three has turned out to be disappointing at least for me. I am still having occasional nausea usually in the middle of the night. I thought my sinus was complete cleared, but once in awhile i still experience burning in my throat and…

Week 2: Exercise, Mood, and Energy

This post is part 3 of a journey for better health. If you missed part 1 and 2, click here. Week two has turned out to be a challenging week. I still miss my morning cappuccino dearly. I am also disappointed that I still have the occasional nausea associated with acid reflux. According to the book, “It Starts With Food,” by Dallas…

Week 1: Detoxing, Food Cravings, and Food Choices

This post is part 2 of a journey for better health. To read Part 1: Do you have a bad relationship with food, click here. Week one has turned out to be a decent week since changing my bad relationship with food. From day one, I made the commitment to only eat foods that will make me more healthy.…

Do You Have a Bad Relationship With Food?

This post is really a journey for better health. For years I’ve been living with nausea that sometimes wakes me two to three times a night. Sometimes I have it all day long. I have had numerous doctor’s visits and tests but I always get the same treatment –  Prilosec for heartburn. It’s discouraging and frustrating.…

OrganicPedic – The “Green” Mattress

Its lunch break and you are craving fruit. You go to the grocery store looking for an apple, or maybe a mango or two. You enter the produce area and instead of seeing one pile of apples, there are two! Puzzled, you look closer. Both appear the same, so after you read the label, you…

Choosing the Right Pillow: My Experiences with Vertigo

I clearly remember the first time I experienced the symptoms of vertigo. I was in high school sleeping over at a friend’s house. We were all laying down in her room going over the latest middle school gossip.  All of a sudden I felt extremely dizzy and literally saw the room spinning in front of…

What do you do in bed?

The old adage that your bed is only for sleep and another word that starts with a “s” has fallen victim to technology. According to a study done in March 2013, 80% of 18-44-year-olds reported checking their smartphones as the first thing they do when they wake up. And 8 out of 10 young professional are working from…

Unplug from the ordinary

How are you doing so far with your New Year’s resolution? Are you taking the proper steps toward healthy living? Whether you’re doing well or just need a little motivation, here’s a great opportunity to rev your engine. Wanderlust, an international yoga festival, will be celebrating its 7th annual gathering on the grounds of Turtle Bay on O’ahu February…

Healthy Summer Treats

Here in Hawaii, you could say we enjoy the season of summer all year. We can enjoy activities like hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and more. But how do we stay hydrated and keep cool?  With fresh local fruits like ice cold mango, chilled coconut, and lychee we have a wonderful selection of fresh treats.…