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DIY 5 Minute Organic Face Cleansing Routine With Castor Oil | Firmer, More Radiant Skin That Costs Just Pennies A Day!

I know what you are thinking, another claim to beautiful skin—you have tried all of the celebrity endorsed and ‘top rated’ face masks, scrubs, acne cleansers and wrinkle creams at the beauty co ...

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Yoga to Feel Good, Not Look Good

As the call of the crickets chirp away in the dewiness of the morning, I make my way into my yoga studio. The sun isn’t up, no sparkle on the horizon, only a fresh, crisp, cool breeze that hugs and ...

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Quick Fix for Better Sleep and Tired Eyes | Nightly Castor Oil Beauty Routine

You know the saying, “there’s plenty of time to sleep when I’m dead”? I used to use this as an excuse to justify my erratic sleeping habits. When I was in naturopathic college I would stay up ...

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Castor Oil Packs, Influenza (Flu), & Your Immune System

In 1918, the Spanish flu pandemic threatened the world population which was at about 1.8 billion people. 500 million people (about 1/3 of the population at the time) were infected.  Mass grav ...

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Diastasis Recti and Constipation | Two Common Postpartum Body Challenges

Guest Blog By Kim Vopni, The Vagina Coach There are two things that I will never forget about the early hours after giving birth to my first son – Diastasis Recti and Constipation. I remember ...

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’Tis the Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

As the Christmas lights go up in the tree, the snowfall becomes increasingly more frequent, you get the lovely bulky snow tires on your ride for safety, and the holiday frenzies begin in preparation ...

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Why Is My Poop Green?

Picture this: It’s Christmastime and the Grinch lands in your toilet bowl, totally ruining your Christmas festivities! It causes a *gasp* and a “wtf”?!  Not everything that is red and gree ...

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How to Protect Yourself from EMFs

When I was younger, I suffered severely with anxiety. In fact, what dictated a lot of the damage done to me in my youth was an actual misdiagnosis of asthma instead of anxiety. This put me on a traje ...

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Gratitude in Tough Times | Three Steps to a Grateful Life

Gratitude is a practice that although may seem intuitive, is something that so many of us are out of practice with. So often we struggle with gratitude, we fall into the mindset, “the grass is alwa ...

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Grateful Gracias | Gratitude Before Meals

Thank you! “Gracias a Dios!” My mother would say this incessantly… So would every other Latino-American woman I know. We are grateful for everything from God. Whether because we w ...

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The BEST Gratitude Practice | Become a ‘Roll’ Model

Notice how everyone calls our daily life experience a grind, a hustle? People talk about how hard it is, how we have to push through it. The struggle. Drop Your Resistance But what if we though ...

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What Does 11:11 Mean to You? | How to Achieve Your Dreams

Make a wish! It’s 11:11. Your dreams can come true!  When you wish upon a star, Makes no difference who you are!  When you wish upon a star, Your dreams come true!  Ge ...

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How To Be More Grateful | The Legend of the Dung Beetle

From the outside looking in, especially in this day and age of social media, you look at people’s lives and get a bit of ‘comparitis’. Yup, this is a legit condition, in my mind of course. Ofte ...

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How to Look & Feel Good NATURALLY

“It’s not what’s on the outside that counts.  It’s what’s on the inside that matters.” How often have you heard this in your life?  It’s one of the most common sayings, but ...

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What Does it Mean When Your Poop Floats?

Why should you always look in the toilet bowl? I have a habit.  It’s a scary habit to some, but for me, I know it’s the single best thing that I can do for my health.  I look dow ...

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The Connection Between Addiction and Anxiety

I’ve seen a lot in the media lately about Demi Moore, as she recently released her memoir, Inside Out, where she candidly shares her struggles with addiction, failed marriages, and sexual assault in ...

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How to be more Mindful | Body-Connection Movement

Consciousness is the greatest gift that we have ever been given. You may not even realize it, but it’s probably the most important thing that we have, our most valued possession, that separates us ...

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Natural Solutions for Breast Health | Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I was inspired to write a quick article about some natural solutions for breast health. I think we’ve all been affected by breast cancer in some way, shape ...

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How to Sleep Better NATURALLY | No Supplements

“I’ll sleep when I die”. This is what one of my favourite Instagrammers, Kenzie Brenna, thought about her sleep (but she’s now getting help).  Do you think this way too?  Are your nights a l ...

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Ay chihuahua, arriba!!! It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month.  This is the month we celebrate the glory of our culture and the colourful life of living with Latin flair. I am enormously proud of ...

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Why Birds Love Papayas | National Papaya Month & Body Confidence

September Is National Papaya Awareness Month and in case you’re thinking this is just another blog about the health benefits of a fruit, it’s not.  Get ready to expand your mind about this tropic ...

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The Common Unknown Causes of Anxiety and How to Fix Them

Anxiety is crippling.  You know what I mean by this if you have ever lived through dealing with anxiety.  It grabs a hold of you, paralyzes you.  Puts pressure on your chest, prevents you from gras ...

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Feeling Hungover but didn’t Drink Alcohol?

Inspired by a recent Instagram story by @thebirdspapaya & thousands of patients in my clinic.  I had one drink last night.  How can this be?  I woke up with a cluster headache, foggy brain and ...

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Troubleshooting with the Queen of the Thrones™ Castor Oil Pack

Our Queendom has been buzz, buzz, buzzin’ with everyone sharing their awesome experiences with their castor oil packs! There’s also been a few bumps in the road along the way, but no worries & ...

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The 3 Step Adrenal Fatigue Fix

Look, have you been waking up in the morning with such low energy that you think something is really, really wrong with you? When you compare the way you feel now to the way you used to feel, you thin ...

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Estrogen Dominance and Castor Oil – Your Best Tool for a Real and Relative Problem

The most frustrating part of having a hormone problem is that you often don’t get a diagnosis or confirmation of exactly what is wrong with you. This is because it depends on if you have REAL or REL ...

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How to Stay Healthy in the Summer | Fasting Diet

The hot, beautiful sun, dips in the pool, driving with the top down… Yep, it’s summertime!… Can’t you feel it bursting out everywhere? Of course, you want to put your best foot forward, feel g ...

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Red Wine, Resveratrol and the Gut | What is Resveratrol? | Dr. Marisol

Who doesn’t love to have a nice relaxing glass of red wine after a long day? And sure, it’s alcohol, but it’s okay because red wine is good for you, right? Well, my friends, this may be true (in ...

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Top 5 Things to Help You Poo When Traveling – Constipation and Travel, is it a Sign of Jet Lag?

Planes, trains, and automobiles. Why is it that when we travel, our guts go GAGA on us?! Not Lady Gaga, just out of the ordinary, unpredictable. Well, I guess when I put it that way, kind of like L ...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the Microbiome | Part 2 | Dr. Marisol

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Last week in my blog post,  Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the Microbiome | Part 1, we learned about the theories of Pas ...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome and The Microbiome | Part 1

The microbiome is the HOT topic in medicine and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). But what does this mean to you? Is it the key to alleviating your IBS? I suggest our fascination with the bugs in our g ...

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Food and Digestion in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, It Takes Two to Tango

When you’re living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), food is your foe. You’re pretty sure something in that ___________ (insert food you just ate here), left you feeling not so right. Worse, i ...

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How Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerances are Messing With Your IBS

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Food is foundational to our lives. What do we do when our food is causing us problems? With my irritable bowel syndrome (I ...

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Why Am I Constipated? It Isn’t Just About Food

It isn’t a good time, sitting, waiting, wishing for something to manifest. In fact, it is totally painful. Yes, I’m talking about constipation. It affects millions around the world and is the most ...

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Best Lab Tests to Help Treat Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome

So you’ve been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Now what?? As someone who has IBS, I’ve experienced first hand how debilitating it can be, and how confusing the diagnostic process is ...

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Castor Oil Packs and Constipation | Help to Get You Regular

I remember my mother always being constipated. She would hyper focus on food and what she should be eating. Sometimes it would help, most of the time it wouldn’t. This is the situation that most peo ...

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The First 3 Things To Do If You’ve Been Diagnosed With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  How stress, poor sleep, and too much sugar is messing with your bowel movements!   Bowel movements, defecation, going poo… the #1 most important process of the human body, and not the #2! If you ...

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How To Optimize Cleansing and Detoxification with Castor Oil Packs

When I first heard about cleansing I was under the impression that it was just a fad.  A trend that would soon disappear.  Something that Gwyneth Paltrow or the latest Hollywood starlet was ...

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Are you a Hyper Wiper? WTF!!!???!?!

Everytime I get to this question with a patient, I know what they are going to say. “What?! Well I have to wipe a few times to get clean.” Well my friends, that’s ...

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Do Castor Oil Packs Really Work? | They Are Making a Comeback!

Castor oil packs are a legendary treatment that dates back to ancient times. Traditional Chinese medicine, Indian Ayurveda, Ancient Egyptians and Mediterraneans all used castor oil for its rejuvenati ...

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There’s a lot to be said about your digestion, cleansing, castor oil packs, & optimizing your health & beauty routine… Here’s where you’ll find exciting & valuable information so that you can own your throne!