Empowerment

Rise TV – Ep 02 – Optimize Your Health

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Rise Gatherings Co-Creator, Rachel Rubin, chats with Integrative and Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Lauren Houser, about optimizing your health and the power of knowledge. Lauren Houser will be facilitating “How To Heal Your Gut” and “Optimize Your Thyroid” workshops at Rise Gatherings 2020 Weekend Getaway in the Pocono Mountains on May 29-31! Lauren Houser’s private […]

Empowerment

ON INTUITION

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“I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.” – Albert Einstein We live in a world that values education, facts and science. A world that demands our credentials before hearing what we have to say. This emphasis on the scholar mind, rather than the […]

Mind and Body

Summer is a Super Vitamin

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I thrive in the summer. I have increased energy, vitality and positivity as well as decreased colds and viruses, lethargy and the urge to stay under a blanket and watch Netflix.  Summer is like a super vitamin for our health. There is a science to summer’s extra serving of happiness. There are easy, cost free […]

Empowerment

Five Misconceptions about Women’s Retreats

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(Spoken From Your Average, Far from Woo Woo, Skeptic) “Namaste, vinyasa, savasana”…. What in the world are these yogis saying!? They speak an entirely different language that can’t possibly resonate with the norm.  Tell me again about how I need to activate and balance my chakras. Or better yet, speak to me in sanskrit like […]

Empowerment

Crystals 101

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Let me start by telling you that I am not a crystal expert.  I am a crystal enthusiast. I am a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner by trade and so I am into lots of things – acupuncture, cupping, herbs, meditation, and well now crystals.  My crystal collection started organically and has turned into quite the […]

Mindfulness

From One New Mama to Another

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When my first child was just a few hours old, my then 7 year old niece was among the first visitors to arrive. When she entered my hospital room her dad leaned down and said “she’s been coughing today, I think she’s pretending to have a cold, but I warned her that whether she can hold […]