Organic Spa Blog

Early Symptoms of Menopause

I am feeling a little grumpy this week. Perimenopause, or pre-menopause transition, is the stage of a woman’s reproductive life that begins several years before her ovaries gradually begin to produce less estrogen. It

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Give a Healthy Gift for the Holidays

Gift season is upon us! Instead of giving people more “stuff” that none of us really need—why not give your loved ones something to encourage a healthy lifestyle? Yoga Classes: Who doesn’t feel great after a

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Finding Balance through the Holidays with Rose Geranium Essential Oil

So much is going on this month. On top of our usual work-related pressures and stressors, there are the added “end-of-year” deadlines, reports and summaries, plus obligatory partying and gift-giving.  And that’s not even

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Little Duck Organics’ USDA-Certified Organic Healthy Snacks For Babies and Toddlers

Zak Normandin is the founder of Brooklyn-based Little Duck Organics, a USDA-certified line of little-kid-friendly fruit snacks (Tiny Fruits), and cereals that feature ancient grains.

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Banish Back Pain with Expert Tips

Back pain is one of the most common health issues in the United States, with up to 80 percent of the population suffering the condition at some point. “This exceedingly high number is just

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Get Ready For Winter With Three Coats In One

A few years ago I treated myself to Patagonia’s Tres 3-in-1 Parka as a Christmas present. Back then I bought it because the sales person mentioned that it was their warmest winter coat yet

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Gifts That Keep On Giving

‘Tis the season to go shopping! This holiday season I’ve been thinking a great deal about what constitutes picking out a great gift for someone. In accordance with trying to live a more holistic

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These Turkeys CAN Fly!

Bill Neiman, master of humanely raised meat, is now raising Heritage turkeys—just in time for the holidays

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Thanksgiving Raw Side Dish: Smashed Rootatoes Recipe

If you are still fine-tuning your Thanksgiving menu, consider incorporating a raw dish or two. Here is one of our favorites, from organic vegan chef Jason Wrobel, whose new TV show, How to Live to 100, is debuting on the Cooking Channel

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Improving the Patient to Doctor Relationship

Most parents want online options from kids’ health care providers, but half say it should be free, according to a national health care poll. In fact, most parents would love to get an email

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