A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.
No matter where you are or what you are doing, nutrition and diet always seems to come up in the conversation (especially when people find out I’m a dietitian lol). I get asked the question all the time on how to boost metabolism. Everyone wants a faster one, but do...read more
So many of us travel weekly for work or have vacations planned for the summer, which means it is often difficult to keep a fitness regimen going. Some hotel “gyms” consist of nothing but an old treadmill and some have limited hours of operation. I’m going to show you...read more
When we think of mint, a cool fresh and peppery aroma comes to mind. Mint has been utilized and loved by humans for as long as their recorded history. It is said that the mint plant got its name from the ancient Greek mythological figure Minthe. Mint leaves have been...read more
As humidity and temperatures begin to rise, staying hydrated can be challenging, especially if you spend any length of time outdoors. We lose water every day through our breath, sweat and urine. It is critical for the health of our bodies that we take in enough water...read more
Do you find yourself sitting at a desk, driving, reading, and texting practically all day every day? Majority of Americans today have jobs that require them to sit and stare at a screen. Research shows that Americans sit for an average of 13 hours every day. Now add...read more
Anyone who has taken a science class learns that all material things are made up of atoms. Science has proven that atoms are 99.99999 percent energy and .00001 percent matter. This means that every little thing that exists in our world is made of energy. Written in...read more
Probiotics aka “the good bacteria,” are definitely a hot topic of discussion today. More and more studies are being done on what is known as the Human Microbiome, which is basically our own unique ecosystem of bacteria that live inside our body, primarily in the...read more
I have been seeing a lot of social media posts recently and hearing a lot of people talk about the benefits of going barefoot. Studies are showing major health benefits for those that spend even just 5 minutes each day walking on sand, grass, or soil. This practice is...read more
The History of Medicine 2000 B.C. “Eat this root” 1000 B.C. “That root is heathen. Say this prayer” 1850 A. D. “That prayer is superstition. Drink this potion”. 1940 A.D. “That potion is snake oil. Swallow this pill”. 1985 A.D. “That pill is ineffective. Take this...read more
It’s Easter which, although a religious holiday, is also the time of the Easter Bunny. This means fun and colorful candy, cakes and other treats. My two daughters, although adults now, still request their name written in jelly beans on Easter morning! We love those...read more
Welcome to the Mindful Guru’s blog. The Gurus are the experts behind Mindful Mixtures, a toxic-free product line that is safe and effective for the entire family. Jody is the resident aromatherapist, Tami, a Registered Dietitian and Health Coach and Taylor a Certified Personal Trainer and Soccer coach. The Gurus are a family of health professionals dedicated to educating and promoting a healthier way of life. Combining both east and west, this trio of voices share their wisdoms and inspirations to help those around them lead a more mindful life.