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Back to Life

Back to Life

This past weekend was Labor Day in the US, the unofficial ending to summer. September is like “back to life, back to reality…” for me. It means extra traffic driving into the office, my clients don’t skip out at 4pm to enjoy the sunshine and that they’re in the office all day on Fridays. It’s … Continue reading

Guest Post: Micheala

Guest Post: Micheala

Today’s post was written by Micheala, a freelance health writer focusing on the treatment of skin conditions and diseases and how to avoid potential flare ups of psoriasis and eczema. How to Avoid Psoriasis Flare-Ups  What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a non-contagious and fairly common skin disorder. Normal skin cells take about four weeks to … Continue reading

Nutrition and Psoriasis

Nutrition and Psoriasis

There’s still no scientific study that backs it up, but in my personal experiences the food that I eat plays a role in my skin’s health. My skin flares when I indulge in any junk foods, eat tomatoes or eggplant or any kind of liquor. (Luckily to me, red wine – in moderation of course! … Continue reading

Turmeric + Me = Love

Turmeric + Me = Love

It’s official – I’m having a love affair with turmeric.  It’s been just a bit over a month since I began incorporating it into my daily lifestyle. I take one 500mg pill a day and cook with it on just about everything – chicken, salmon, soups, salad dressing, etc. Pretty shortly after I discovered the … Continue reading

Health Haiku

Health Haiku

Health haiku. Write a haiku about your health focus. Japanese Symbols for kansen (meaning: psoriasis) Soothe my itchy skin Will it ever get better With patience and care 

Ekphrasis and Popcorn

Ekphrasis and Popcorn

Ekphrasis Post. Go to flickr.com/explore and write a post inspired by the image. Can you link it to your health focus? Don’t forget to post the image! The image I received is this one to the left of the ladies hanging out in their denim shorts. I wish I was that comfortable in shorts and … Continue reading

Inspired to try Turmeric

Inspired to try Turmeric

Inspire.com is a wonderful tool for people with specific health concerns to discuss their conditions with people who understand what they are going through. I use it as a source for new treatments and to provide guidance and encouragement where I can. Through Inspire, I’ve been connected with newly diagnosed psoriasis sufferers, people who have been battling … Continue reading

A life without cheesecake?

A life without cheesecake?

In the past 8 months, I’ve become incredibly aware of what I’m putting into my body and how it makes me feel. About 2 weeks ago, I put myself on an anti-inflammatory nutrition plan. I really like the word “plan” versus “diet” because it makes me feel more in control. The word “diet” seems too … Continue reading