Better Homes and Bodies
Try an Internal Beauty Booster that can nourish your skin from within. PUR attitude has a nice Rest, Relax & Renew Supplement that delivers 1,000 mg of three different molecular weights of Hyaluronic Acid. (HA) is in almost every cell of our body and is essential for our body to function properly – like keeping the skin hydrated. Use as a dietary supplement 20 minutes before bed. Make sure to consult your doctor if under the age of 18. www.purattitude.com, $39.00
Now that the kids are back in school, it’s time for moms to take care of themselves! Setting aside nurturing time for a facial, massage or simply time to relax at home is very important to keep yourself healthy. We know you want to be the best you can be for your family; so when you find yourself feeling run down or stressed, make sure to schedule in a time for “self-pampering!” And for working moms, maybe schedule a personal day – you deserve some alone time and self-pampering at home.
After School (drop-off) Enrichment for moms
An at home Spa Day would not be complete without a long soak in a hot bath! Bath bombs or fizzies are the perfect addition to your bath. Why spend money on expensive bath bombs when you can make them yourself? Get the how to at www.somethingturquoise.com
Repair dull yellow nails with sliced lemon and cucumber in a bowl of cool water. Soak hands for ten minutes. Use an orange stick to push back cuticles.
Did you know you could use coconut oil while shaving? Conventional shaving cream is an expensive cocktail of chemicals that you don't need to get a nice clean shave on your legs or underarms. Coconut oil, on the other hand, is inexpensive, naturally antimicrobial, and smells divine. This natural source of vitamin E can promote and repair your skin. Simply bring your jar of coconut oil into the shower. The heat will melt the solid oil – then pour a small amount into your palms and smooth in any area (even sensitive bikini areas) you want to shave.
Knowing that every system in the body relies on H2O, it’s important to drink enough water to keep completely hydrated. Drink what you feel is an adequate amount (until your thirst is satisfied and your urine is a light color.) Dark = Dehydrated
Bored with plain H2O?
Try one of these recipes to get it down easier!
Infuse it. Put fruit slices, such as lemon, lime and orange in a pitcher of water and refrigerate.
Add coconut ice. Fill your ice cube tray with coconut water, then just pop the cubes into your glass to give water a nutty, slightly sweet taste.
You know; the food quest to feed our feelings. During our childhood we may have been comforted by our parents with soothing food; and these memories can turn into patterns of emotional eating. If you notice yourself wanting and craving food even if you’re not hungry, beware, and maybe enjoy a walk, work on a puzzle, or add some oxygen to your brain with some deep breathing.
Adding avocado to your morning omelet can bump up your levels of leptin, a hormone that regulates feelings of fullness.