Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Weekend Away with Friends Stopped my Acne – How is this Possible?

Can Hanging Out with Friends Stop Your Acne Breakouts?

I recently got an email from a reader who told me that she had been concentrating on doing the paleo diet for a while now, and it didn’t seem to be working the way she hoped. She seemed anxious, so I told her to give it some more time and try not to get too…

Are You Suffering from “Diet Envy”?

Do you have diet envy?

This is a guest post from a really awesome reader named Hanna. Hanna believes that eating well shouldn’t be stressful and blogs at A Chai Kind of Day about easy recipes, healthy living, and learning to make food choices that make you feel good. Hanna is going to be doing semi-regular guest posts for The Love…

Is Coconut Oil an Acne Menace or an Acne Miracle?

I know one thing for sure – that coconut oil is fantastic to ingest internally to help with your acne and overall health. Coconut oil contains lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, which have antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. It can help to kill yeast and parasites which improves digestion, and it can also…

Want to Balance Your Brain? Try Alternate Nostril Breathing

Okay, so we’ve learned a proper breathing technique for deep relaxation. We’ve also learned a quick panting breath for those times when you want a quick pick-me-up! Today we’re going to learn a breathing technique that you can use to stay alert, detoxify your body, ease your anxiety, bring everything in balance, and get you…

Try this Breath Technique for a Stimulating Pick-Me-Up That’s Better Than Coffee!

Last video, I told you all about how to breathe properly – deep and slow, into your belly! Totally relaxing… but what if you’re falling asleep at your desk and can’t resist reaching for that tempting cup of coffee? Instead, try the stimulating breath that I show you in this video, and you’ll be bopping…

Are You Making This Mistake When You Breathe?

Have you heard that long, deep breaths will force your body to calm down, relax, and lower stress? What about how many toxins proper, deep breathing releases from your body and how great it is for your health and your skin? Yoga and other eastern practices have always promoted the power of the breath…. and…

The Love Vitamin Update – I’m Moving to Australia!

erm... I'm not living in the Outback though

Hello my friends! So I just want to give you an update on my life so you know what’s going on with me. I’m very excited, but I’m also very overwhelmed at the moment! First of all, we had an awful, rainy, June and July up here on the west coast of Canada. The weather…

Are You Making Your Food with Love?

Are you putting love into the food that you make? Are you putting love into all the things that you do in life? I think I’ve mostly got the life part down pat… I put plenty of love into this blog, that’s for sure. But I sometimes get very cranky about having to feed myself…

A Quick Guide to Natural Treatments for Acne Scars

I got three different questions today about acne scarring, so I figured it was an appropriate time for a post about it! Here’s the deal with scars. There are two types: Pigmentation Acne Scars. These are your typical acne scars and most people are only dealing with this type… they’re basically just red or brown…

Got Foot Pain? Check Out This Simple Foot Workout for Pain Relief

A lot of people get pain in the arches and heels of their feet after they exercise and in every day life. It can be pretty debilitating and make it really, really hard to get excited about moving your body! And we definitely want to be moving our bodies in order to clear our skin….