Are Cannabis-infused sparkling waters good for your health?

Watch out THC, your cannabinoid sister CBD might be stealing your spotlight. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, and has been famous for decades. However, THC is only one of the chemicals known as cannabinoids produced by the cannabis plant. Another popular cannabinoid is CBD or cannabidiol.  While THC has psychoactive effects, […]

Current State: Trying All The Beauty Tricks Pre-Wedding, Including Bubble Masks

My wedding is two weeks away and all the last minute tasks are upon us. These tasks include all things grooming. Haircuts, manis, pedis, waxes, teeth whitening, facials, spray tans, the options are endless. So, when my friend Nancy suggested I try out the latest internet craze, a carbonated bubble clay mask, I said sure, […]

Don't Let Your Busy Life Wreck Your Healthy Diet: Fit Food Stop

Recently my esthetician glanced over my shoulder and saw the gmail calendar that I share with Molly. She almost fell over. It’s a little full. Ok, super full. With traveling, and working, and planning, and writing, and interviewing, and working out it’s often really hard for us to make it to the grocery. At the […]

The Difference between Yoga and Yoga Therapy: Kim Lauch

On a rainy Monday in April, I met Kim Lauch at Dr. Lisa Larkin’s private practice in Mariemont. Kim works with Dr. Larkin to offer yoga therapy as augmentation to traditional treatment (like for back pain, breast cancer recovery, etc.). Dr. Larkin’s practice is interesting in its own right and deserves a separate post so […]

Current State: Incorporating Intermittent Fasting Into Your Daily Routine

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. It’s also one of the latest trends blasting the internet. While I am usually the first to jump on new fitness, wellness, and fashion trends (I found out the hard way that overalls are not for me), when it comes […]

Sweating For Life, Not Just for the Wedding: It's Working Out Bootcamp

My dating career started in the fourth grade. Thanks to a colossal redistrict, I’d just switched schools and my unfamiliar face, freshly cut bangs, and new Jansport backpack made me a hot commodity for the gentlemen at Evening Street Elementary. Retrospectively, I think I really hit my dating prime that year. As an aside, I’d […]

Fruit and Vegetable Supplements: The Key To Achieving Optimal Health?

Today in America, 87 percent of us don’t meet recommendations for fruit consumption, and 91 percent of us don’t meet recommendations for vegetable consumption. I’m not a statistician, but I know those numbers aren’t great.   There has been a lot of work in the nutrition field in attempts to address this issue. And, since […]

What to Expect at the Chiropractor: Norwood Chiropractic

80% of the population will experience back pain at some point during their lives. A recent global survey of health conditions identified back pain as the single most disabling condition worldwide. It’s not shocking that chiropractors are in high demand. Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems including […]