The Naturmend Blog

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Eating for the Chakras: Nourishing your Solar Plexus Chakra

Welcome to my chakra series! Over the next few months, we will be diving in to each of the separate chakra points and discussing how to nourish these powerful energy centers through food and mindful action. This is such an important concept and I often see people in my practice who have deep chakra... Continue Reading

Eating for the Chakras: Nourishing your Sacral Chakra

Welcome to my chakra series! Over the next few months, we will be diving in to each of the separate chakra points and discussing how to nourish these powerful energy centers through food and mindful action. This is such an important concept and I often see people in my practice who have deep chakra... Continue Reading

The Power of Intuition

Intuition. Have you ever experienced a subtle nudge, an undeniable gut feeling, a deep heart knowing? Intuition is defined as “unexplained feelings you have that something is true even when you have no evidence or proof of it.”  It’s also commonly known as... Continue Reading
Coffee - friend or foe?

The Truth about Coffee

Coffee arabica or Coffee robusta, if you prefer a little more caffeine, is amazing. It’s also a central nervous system stimulant & habit forming so we should be prudent when consuming it.  I love coffee and am always trying to find ways that I can justify having it each day.  Here are some... Continue Reading

The Importance of Balance

One of our senior citizens greatest concerns is the fear of falling and suffering a hip fracture or other mobility reducing injury. The prevalence of falls in the elderly is due to a loss of muscle strength and body proprioception (sense of balance). As we age, most of us realize that we are... Continue Reading

Dangerous Cortisol – Part 2

As with anything in life, the best way to learn and grow is to look at things from a ‘child’s mind’, that is, pretending that you don’t know anything about it and allowing your brain to pick up information as if it was brand new. Give yourself the gift of ignorance in this situation and... Continue Reading
Nicole Barry Chiropractor

Meet Chiropractor Dr. Nicole Barry

  Thomas Edison was a man that could think outside the box. His ingenuity quite famously brought us the light-bulb that we have all come to appreciate and probably couldn’t live without. He also understood the principle that health comes from within. The human body is... Continue Reading

Guest Blog: Movement is Medicine – Finding the bounce to your step

It’s that time of year; a change in the air and reclaiming routine, fall is upon us. Movement is medicine for not only the body, but the heart, mind, and spirit. Are you ready for a fresh start? In a season of new beginnings now is a great time to TAKE ACTION and GET MOVING! I invite you to think... Continue Reading

yoga sequence: happy hamstrings

This yoga sequence was inspired by Casper and the awesome blog they have.   As much as I love practicing yoga I also love to run. It's a great combination because running gets me sweating and yoga nourishes my body, mind and spirit. When I run it's very all or nothing but when I'm practicing... Continue Reading