Sleep

It’s 2 am and the clock is ticking… VERY… Slowly. Does this sound familiar? You my dear are NOT alone. Insomnia is a [frustrating] reflection of a deep deficiency or in some cases a hormonal pattern that merely needs to be recalibrated. No more band aids, you deserve resolution especially since, we both know a [ continue reading → ]

SLEEP is a form of nourishment. In practice I call it vitamin S. It affects everything from our emotions to digestion + metabolism. While sleep may just seem like another form of rest [that can be replicated while awake in some other way] the time spent in dreamland has an even more powerful impact on [ continue reading → ]

BUILDING A POWERFUL MORNING ROUTINE Autumn is my favorite time of the year-perhaps because I grew up in Colorado surrounded by the splendor of changing leaves.  I revel in the season’s crisp winds, golden light and harvest foods because to me they provide a sense of inspiration to change in sync with the seasonal metamorphosis. Whether you live [ continue reading → ]

You: A clean-eating, gym-going, do-it-all superstar. The problem:  You can’t get the scale to budge. The harder you work, the cleaner you eat, the more you work out, the more things stay the same. Or worse! [gasp] The scale moves in the WRONG direction. UGH! I feel your pain. I know how hard you work [ continue reading → ]

Hormones have us wrapped around their little fingers as they communicate with each other thousands of times per second and their messages coordinate exactly how we feel on a day-to-day basis. Having spent YEARS pining after answers about hormone balance and being told that everything was “normal,” I’m here to tell you that pain, anxiety, [ continue reading → ]

Insomnia is a BIG deal! It’s definitely not worth ignoring. We hinted at the many consequences of insomnia in our last blog. We know how it affects us, and most of our friends too. But… what is it? In our fast-paced lives the effects of insomnia touch us all in some way. With 48% of [ continue reading → ]

We all know the frustration of a sleepless night. We toss and turn as our minds take this most inopportune time to dissect and analyze everything from the minor tiff we had with a friend to the pile of unfinished work awaiting us in the morning. We also know how crummy we feel the next [ continue reading → ]

If you’ve been following along with our post’s this month you now know how vital sleep is to your health. It affects everything from weight to cognition. Sleep is so important that we at Simply Nourished like to call it Vitamin S! Last week we gave you our top ten tips for getting some ZZZ’s [ continue reading → ]

The shelves of your health food and drug store are lined with supplements and other products luring in you with the promise of sweet dreams and sound slumber. Overwhelmed? Don’t be! We’ve taken the guess work out of it for you… below is a list of our favorites! Magnesium Magnesium is a vital mineral for [ continue reading → ]