pressure points for labor

Pressure Points for Labor

Did you know certain pressure points can help move you more comfortably through labor’s stages? Below are the 5 pressure points you need to know during labor for everything from making things faster to anxiety relief. Print it out and give it to your partner so you’re not stuck when the big day finally arrives! 

puerto rico fundraiser

Safe Water for Disaster Relief

From Mountain Safety Research/Cascade Inc’s Go Fund Me Page: Widespread devastation caused by hurricanes and earthquakes in Puerto Rico and Mexico have left hundreds of thousands of families without access to basic survival essentials, including safe drinking water. So how do you get safe water to people in need? You empower them to make it.…

oatmeal fig bars

Recipe: Oatmeal Fig Bars

This is a Fall favorite recipe in our house. Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and fibers. As such, they help to nourish and tone the intestines. In addition, figs are fairly rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium which helps control blood pressure. This easy recipe for Oatmeal Fig Bars (or homemade fig newtons!)…

12 benefits of plant life

Living That Plant Life

Whether or not you have a green thumb, introducing a few plants into your home decor has many benefits for both your mental and physical health. (PS- if you don’t have a green thumb, may we recommend Snake Plants and ZZ Plants?? Both of which are awesome looking and very hard to kill!) Read on…

tui na

Tools of the Trade: Tui Na

Literally translated, Tui Na means “pinch and pull”. This Chinese massage uses rhythmic compression techniques along different energy channels of the body to establish harmonious flow of Qi and bring the body back to balance. The healing process can be enhanced with various Chinese herbs. It is very effective in reducing neck, shoulder, hip,  back,…