LIVE WELL BLOG

Knowledge and resources about Nutrition, Wellness & Toxin Free Living to help you be your best self. 

 
Sadness And The Change Of Seasons | SAD
Tim Culbert

Sadness And The Change Of Seasons | SAD

In over 60 years of clinical practice, Dr. Emmons and I have witnessed that natural approaches can be very effective for the majority of folks dealing with SAD. More severe versions can be effectively treated in a number of conventional ways, including the use of antidepressant medications and talk therapy. 

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Sustainable Love
Lorri Weisen

Sustainable Love

This is how it should be. Dragging our chairs to the beach to watch the day go by. Bundling up, facing each other, holding hands — yet each having a different view, a different perspective.

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Essential Oils For Adrenal Fatigue
Tim Culbert

Essential Oils For Adrenal Fatigue

This article was written by Dr. Tim Culbert, MD, of Natural Mental Health and used with permission. For trusted information and holistic supplements and products to help individuals of all ages optimize their mental health and build resilience in mind, body, and heart, please visit naturalmentalhealth.com  Essential oils are a popular

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Beauty Counter - lorriweisen.com
Lorri Weisen

Safe And Effective Skin Care And Make Up —Beauty Counter

Living a toxin free lifestyle is an extremely high priority for me. After watching my husband suffer through an environmental cancer, non Hodgkins lymphoma – twice – I learned the importance of what we put on our bodies and how much it impacts our health. Skin care and make up that was safe and effective was really hard to find.

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Yes. I am afraid - lorriweisen.com
Lorri Weisen

Yes. I Am Afraid.

Since I made this decision to travel the country full time, I’ve been asked the same questions over and over by countless friends, family and strangers.

“Aren’t you afraid?”

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don't fight a cold
Lorri Weisen

Don’t Fight A Cold, You Won’t Win. Do This Instead.

I think a good way to explain how natural/holistic remedies work in general is that they perform “differently than” traditional or medicinal remedies and not necessarily “better than”. I believe many skeptics give up on a natural/holistic remedies too quickly. They expect some sort of miracle to happen and when it doesn’t, they claim foul and go back to traditional routes.

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Lorri Weisen
Lorri Weisen

Learning To Allow Change.

And trying not to control the uncontrollable. Well, I guess this is it. I’m not sure if I should call this the beginning of my new life and the end of my old, or just the turning of the page from one chapter to another. It feels bigger than a

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The Things We Keep
Lorri Weisen

The Things We Keep.

Worn out and rough. Dirty and rugged. They touched things and held things and fixed things and built things. His hands were here. These beat up ol’ work gloves. A symbol of his existence and reminder of the man who wore them. I found them in the shed as I

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The marketing of food
Lorri Weisen

The Marketing Of Food.

Obesity is not just a willpower problem. Telling someone to ‘just stop eating’ is like telling someone to ‘just stop being poor’. Why have we gained so much weight? How did High Fructose Corn Syrup (HCFC’s) get so prominent in our foods? When did super size portions get so popular? Why

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Cancer
Lorri Weisen

The Things I Didn’t Learn In School.

This is where all the really good stuff is. The things one doesn’t learn in school, but only by living an extraordinary life. When I say extraordinary I’m not implying my life has been all rainbows and unicorns, on the contrary, it’s been rather strange and heartbreaking, wonderful and confusing,

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Farmers Market
Lorri Weisen

12 Tips On How To Shop A Farmers Market.

It’s summer in Minnesota and the farmers markets are in full swing. Living in Minneapolis I have the advantage of choosing from dozens of local markets within an easy 20 mile radius of my home. Farmers Markets in Minnesota dot the landscape in abundance and it seems as if you

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Histamine Intolerance
Lorri Weisen

The Real Secret Behind Histamine Intolerance.

No, it’s not DAO or eliminating the trigger foods. We’ve heard all that before. In fact, that’s all we know about Histamine Intolerance —until now. (11 Minute Read) Histamine Intolerance (HI) is a fairly new allergy disorder that is starting to gain in popularity. On the interwebs, no one can explain

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New Year 16 - Lorri Weisen
Lorri Weisen

Wherever You Go, You Take Yourself With You.

How have your goals and desires been working out for you? (4 Minute Read) Are you achieving the goals you set out to accomplish at the turn of the new year? How have they been working out for you? Contrary to what we have been taught, determination, motivation, and even

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Ayurveda - Lorri Weisen
Jennifer Colletti

Ayurveda. Self-Care For Beginners.

What the heck is a Dosha anyway? And how can Ayurveda help me live a more sustainable and happy life?  (5 Minute Read) If you’re anything like me, your curious about natural ways to support and heal your body and Ayurveda can help. Many folks though, turn to outside forces

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Becoming a widow - Lorri Weisen
Lorri Weisen

6 Insights From My Inaugural Year as a Widow. ​

High Five. I made It through the “Year of Firsts”. Now what?​ As you can imagine, my first year as a widow has been full of sadness, contemplation, growth, melancholy, frustration, love, anger, laughter and appreciation. And sometimes that all happens within the same hour.

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CLOSED ahnesti haircare
Lorri Weisen

Why I Closed My Company — AHNESTI Haircare.

Sometimes we have to let go of the things we love, in order to make space for what’s coming next. Or – why I closed AHNESTI Haircare. (7 Minute Read) My company is closed and here’s why. I’ve wanted to help people live a more sustainable life since as far

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mind body spirit
Lorri Weisen

Mind. Body. Spirit. Connecting The Dots.

It’s not all woo-woo. Chaos is internal as well as external and understanding the connection of dots between mind, body, and spirit can actually help you feel happier and live healthier. Most folks get all uncomfortable when you say these three words together. Mind. Body. Spirit. as if there’s some

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dear 2016
Lorri Weisen

Dear 2016, I Won’t Punch You In The Throat.

I won’t punch you in the throat, however, I may be the only one. Seems everyone is pretty upset with you because Carrie Fischer just died. And then her mother died. And a few days ago George Michael. Don’t forget about David Bowie and Prince. They also died this year.

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