Top 3 RA Flare Secrets

You can beat an RA Flare at its own game. For those of you with chronic illnesses, you know that a change in routine can send your body for a loop. Stress does a number on joints, on sleep, and attitude (well, the first two definitely have influence over the last). And that can result in an RA flare. Lately we had a HUGE chan...

Safer cosmetics are CRUCIAL to our health

Choosing safer cosmetics are crucial to our overall health and wellness What we put on our skin effects our overall health much more than many people realize. There are thousands of ingredients banned in the EU that are not restricted in any way here in the states. Chemicals that disrupt our endocrine system and can cause a whole host of issues and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects. It is imperative that we take this seriously and incorporate safer cosmetics into our lives. In a recen...

Powerful Benefits of Peppermint Oil

What are the benefits of peppermint oil as part of a morning hand massage? If you struggle with morning stiffness like I do - it's really the main trouble-maker for me right now, then you'll want to take a close look at the benefits of peppermint oil and incorporating it into your daily routine. In my previous blog post , guest blogger Alexis recommended heat therapy for soothing sore joints. Adding peppermint to this option makes it a hundred times more effective for me. I like to take a few drops of peppermint and either a carrier oil or doTERRA's unscented hand lotion and just take a few minutes to mass...

Living Successfully with Rheumatoid Arthritis

I'm super excited to welcome guest blogger, Alexis , to Hope-Health-Healing! Dealing with Rheumatoid Arthritis successfully is a process, and Alexis gives us some great tips that have worked for her. For me, adding oils to the tips she discusses makes for a great wellness routine for me. Get ready to take note of some awesome tips: Top Four Tips for Living Successfully with Rheumatoid Arthritis Hey Y’all! My name is Alexis. I am the owner of the healthy lifestyle blog, Chemistry Cach...

Whole 30 Tips for Success

Why would anyone want to do a Whole 30? THIRTY DAYS? Really?? It isn't easy, especially not in the world we live in, but it's totally worth it. Whole 30 brings us back to a more natural diet. "Certain food groups (like sugar, grains, dairy and legumes) could be having a negative impact on your health and fitness without you even realizing it. Are your energy levels inconsistent or non-existent? Do you have aches and pains that can’t be explained by over-use or injury? Are you having a hard time losing weight no matter how hard you try? Do you have some sort of condition (like skin issues, digestive ailments, seasonal allergies or fertility issues) that...

DIY Makeup Removal Pads

These Makeup Removal Pads are super simple, easy on the wallet, and so good for your skin This project was so stinkin' fast, I have no idea why I hadn't tried it before. With harsh ingredients and artificial fragrances that can irritate skin, DIY projects - like these Makeup Removal Pads - just makes sense. Not only are ...