I’m Not Sorry

Remember a few years ago when this commercial sparked a larger conversation around women’s tendency to say “I’m sorry” with more frequency than men? It prompted the questions, “why is that?” and “what can we do about it?” In terms of the ‘why’, according to a study published in 2010 in the journal Psychological Science, […]

Oil Pulling

I used to have this coworker, an older woman from the hippie generation, who shared my passion for alternative medicine. We’d always discuss the latest healing practices we’d tried or read about. It was she who, nearly 5 years ago, introduced me to oil pulling. She brought in a book for me to read and […]

Morning Elixir

It’s easy this time of year to fall into a routine of eating comfort foods, which are often not the healthiest. We crave starchy grains and sweets, nostalgic foods, anything that’s easy and warms up the body. This is especially true when we feel stressed as tends to happen during the crazy fall/winter months surrounding […]