Paulina Nelega, RH (AGH), Clinical Herbalist

Paulina Nelega, RH (AGH), Clinical Herbalist

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Natural Ingredients to Protect the Immune System During a Pandemic

During the current global pandemic, one of the most important things to focus on is the body’s natural defenses against infection. Our continued health and wellness begins with a strong immune system, as it is our first line of protection against invasive flus, colds, and other illnesses.

Wellness Rituals to Help You De-Stress While Social Distancing

During a global health crisis like the current pandemic, people around the world are being urged to stay at home and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus. While doing so is beneficial for the community at large, it can also be isolating, boring and extremely stressful—particularly for people who aren’t accustomed to spending lots of time inside or alone. 

6 Tips for Navigating the Transition to Working from Home

For many people, the idea of working from home sounds great. There’s no morning commute, your coffee maker is always available, and you can even work in your pajamas from the comfort of your couch! Unfortunately, in practice, working from home isn’t quite as easy as it seems. Children and pets provide a constant distraction, there are tons of household chores waiting to be done and working from your bed or cushy couch makes you ready for a nap—not ready to be productive! Suddenly, it’s 5 p.m., and you’ve accomplished next to nothing!

Community is More Important Than Ever During a Health Crisis

In the face of a global health crisis, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and alone. We’re scared for the health of our family and friends, we’re uncertain about what the future holds and, to top it all off, we have to avoid social situations at a time when we could use a lot of support.

What Heat Styling Is Really Doing to Your Hair

You hop out of the shower in the morning and are running a bit behind, so you blast your hair with the blow dryer instead of letting it air dry. After you’re dressed, you run a flat iron over your strands to smooth out the frizziness that seems to be getting worse. This is your standard morning routine—heat, followed by heat…followed by more heat.

Why Wellness is Essential for Women with Long-Term Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic injury is a leading cause of disability on a global scale, and 96% of people who do survive a traumatic event may suffer debilitating long-term consequences. If you're a woman and you've been through an injury such as a fracture or fall that caused long-term trauma, it is important to know that you may be affected in a different way from men.

3 Things Chronic Stress Does to Your Heart

Everyone experiences stress. A frustrating day at work, a close call on the highway or a bit of bad news can make your body go into fight or flight mode to protect you from real or perceived threats. While this response could help save your life in a dangerous situation, it can also have some harmful effects on your body.

5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Child's Attention Span

Working on chores or homework assignments with children can sometimes feel impossible. One minute, they’re focusing intently, and the next minute, they’re up out of their seats, interested in anything and everything around them or holding their head in their hands, unwilling to do any more. Your child’s flighty attention span can be frustrating to deal with…but it is also normal.

Can Art Boost Your Wellness?

In an age where technology seems to be king, you may be shocked to hear that 77% of those with a creative hobby would rather give up their Netflix subscription than go without their creative activity.