Women who inspire
Published 2:56 pm Wednesday, April 29, 2015
My own prescription for happiness
The best medications do not always require a prescription. A series of events over the past few years; working two jobs simultaneously, a full academic course-load, a five-year relationship ending with my boyfriend’s death, and my father losing his job, negatively affected my life. Rather than going for a pill to numb the pain, I decided to improve in more natural, holistic ways.
I grew more interested in the benefits of exercise and proper dieting. I dropped manufactured food products and adopted a more natural diet. I discovered that an excess of unhealthy, processed foods can cause chemical imbalances. Yoga, cooking, and other de-stressing exercises helped me overcome the feeling of living in a bottomless pit.
The more I learned about healthy lifestyles, the more I wanted to share my knowledge with others. I began a blog on Instagram, to post recipes and help others turn traditional meals into new and healthier choices.
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One of my favorite activities is preparing tasty beverages to balance and start my day. After experimenting with variations on juices and smoothies, I post recipes on my blog and exchange information with readers ranging from how to go gluten-free to herbal remedies.
As I have become healthier, I recognize that my blogging is making a difference. My healthy journey has inspired me to further a career in nursing with an emphasis on nutrition, to share my knowledge of alternative medicine. I want to teach people to solve health issues through a natural diet and physical activity.
I discovered that natural medicine is essential for overall wellness of mind, body, and soul. The natural way is paramount to the radiance of life.