My Visit To The Stanford Inn by the sea

written by:  Tenli VanRozeboom

This past October, my husband and I stayed at The Stanford Inn in Mendocino, California.  We both were feeling a little burned out and wanted  a relaxing vacation in a beautiful setting that was within a day’s drive. We  had recently switched to a plant based diet and  hoped to find restaurants that could accommodate our new eating habits. After doing a lengthy Google search,  I chose The Stanford Inn.  Read on to find out why…..

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Essential Oil Safety For Dummies

by:  Tenli VanRozeboom

Essential oil use has become very popular in the last decade, as our society has begun to look for alternative ways to preserve and improve  health.   More of us are realizing that there are natural ways to clean our homes and support our health which ultimately lessons the toxic load on our bodies and environment.  These are good things.  However, many people indiscriminately use essential oils without knowing anything about them other than what a salesperson tells them. The problem is:  essential oils are powerful and if misused, can cause medical problems. Read on to learn more about using essential oils safely…

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Underarm Detox: Do You Need To Do This?

Have you been thinking about switching from antiperspirant to natural deodorant? Or have you tried to switch but experienced problems with increased odor and perspiration or red, itchy underarms? Surprisingly, it is not uncommon to have a few problems when transitioning from antiperspirant to a healthier option. Read on to find out why, and what you can do about it.  An underarm detox may be the answer…..

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WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT BREAST CANCER

written by: Tenli VanRozeboom

It’s October, which means Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  You may think you’ve heard everything regarding breast cancer but I’d like to share some things  you may not know.  As a physical therapist, I decided several years ago to specialize and became a certified lymphedema therapist.  For a period of time I worked exclusively with breast cancer patients who had or were at high risk for lymphedema.  Lymphedema is a potential side effect for breast cancer patients who have had lymph nodes removed either from their armpits or breast tissue. Lymph nodes can also become damaged from radiation treatment. From treating these amazingly brave women I witnessed first hand all the side effects they endured from their breast cancer treatment.  It became my mission to learn as much as I could about breast cancer; what women can do to improve their recovery, decrease their risk of reoccurrence and preventative measures for those who don’t have it. I am sharing with you some of what I have learned….

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Curcumin: What Is It And Why Is It So Good For You?

 

Written by: Tenli VanRozeboom

Curcumin is one of nature’s best kept secrets. Curcumin is a flavonoid found in the spice turmeric.  Turmeric is what  gives curry its yellow color.  It is an orange root that looks similar to ginger, but has a much milder flavor. So why is curcumin one of  nature’s best kept secret?  Read on….

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