HEALING AND WELLNESS RESOURCES

Align your conciousness, Align your wellness.

SLEEP

According to Dr. Ginevra Lipton, author of "Figuring out Fibromyalgia", 

"Deep sleep is the part of of sleep that results in you feeling rested the next day. Brain waves are very slow during deep sleep, but the tissues of the body are busily undergoing healing and repair activity...Adults need about 20% of total sleep time spent in deep sleep to be healthy" 

Check out this resource for "Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep" :

http://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/healthy/getting/overcoming/tips

Dr. Andrew Weil, a pioneer in Integrative Medicine recommends turning off technology one to two hours before bedtime:

https://www.drweil.com/videos-features/videos/how-to-get-deep-sleep-naturally/

NUTRITION

"You can do everything "right" when it comes to nurturing your mind, but if your body is full of poison, either from your diet, what you drink, or your environment, a healthy mind just won't counteract the damage your're inflicting upon your body"  (Lissa Rankin, MD. Mind over Medicine).

Check out this article from inspiring cancer survivor and best selling author, Kris Carr, on choosing organic foods to nourish your body:

https://kriscarr.com/blog/the-crazy-sexy-guide-to-organic-foods/

Follow this link for a copy of the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) "dirty dozen" shopping guide to pesticides in produce: 

https://www.ewg.org/foodnews/dirty-dozen.php

Check out Dr. Andrew Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid here:

https://www.drweil.com/diet-nutrition/anti-inflammatory-diet-pyramid/dr-weils-anti-inflammatory-food-pyramid/

MEDITATION

According to best selling author and meditation teacher Susan Piver, "The ability to direct your thoughts (and mood) in more productive and peaceful directions..has profound self-healing implications for physcial and mental health" See full article here: 

https://www.drweil.com/experts/the-self-healing-benefits-of-meditation/

Check out the connection between meditation and sleep in this interview with Deepak Chopra, a pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation:  https://www.deepakchopra.com/video/meditation-and-sleep/