Health and Beauty Blog

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Welcome to my blog!

I’ve spent a lifetime practicing what I preach and I’ve never felt better and more on a mission to help others do the same. Hope you enjoy these posts from me and my dear friend and kindred spirit, health expert Julia Loggins. We’ll serve up fresh, organic and delicious health & wellness practices, beauty regimes, recipes, stories, insight and inspiration.

Be well and enjoy!

7 Ways to Let Go of Tension

By Julia Loggins / November 5, 2020
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Turn on some music and dance! That’s one of Patricia Bragg’s secrets to reducing stress, and who couldn’t use some stress relief this week?!  Here are seven more of our fearless leader’s favorite things to do to let go of tension: 1.   Do five minutes of deep, diaphragmatic breathing 2.  Take a brisk walk in…

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Natural Headache Remedies

By Julia Loggins / November 4, 2020
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Headaches are no fun! 😣👎   Some people struggle with them constantly. They take us out of the present moment and can lead to depression and fatigue. Stress exacerbates pain and inflammation of all kinds, particularly in our head and neck.   🚶‍♂️🦋🌳Yoga, brisk walks in nature and breathing fresh air all help us release…

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Healing Miso Ramen Soup

By Julia Loggins / November 3, 2020
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🍲🍽This is a recipe for “Healing Miso Ramen Soup,” with a ginger-miso broth, chunks of tofu, fresh veggies and buckwheat soba noodles. It’s vegan, gluten-free and non-dairy!👏🎉   🍜Miso is made from fermented soybeans, and it’s the fermentation process that makes it so high in nutrients. The natural probiotics in miso are wonderful for the gut…

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Making Sure You Take Time for YOU!

By Julia Loggins / November 1, 2020
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🛀💆☀️📖 It’s Sunday Spa Day, a day for basking in the autumn sun, or a long, lavender-scented bath and a good book! But what if you are quarantining with family, and privacy has become a thing of the past? I’m Julia Loggins and I want you to consider these two questions:   ▪️How do you…

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Breaking Down the “Healing Crisis” of Fasting

By Julia Loggins / October 30, 2020
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Have you tried fasting, but experienced headaches or brain fog? One of the main benefits of fasting is purification, but detox may cause what we call a “healing crisis.” Those symptoms include fatigue, and even a flu-like feeling. However, you don’t have to suffer or abandon your fast!   Here are some simple detox protocols…

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The Beehive – Vol. 1

By Julia Loggins / October 28, 2020
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Welcome to “The Beehive”, our new column about honeybees! More than ever, bees need our support, and the “The Beehive” is dedicated to helping us all become their allies and protectors.   After all, honeybees’ hard work, 365 days a year, helps create 1/3 of all the food we eat! Did you know that honeybees’ first role…

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Tempeh Reuben Sandwich

By Julia Loggins / October 27, 2020
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Are you missing the crunchy, tangy taste of a Reuben sandwich? Today’s 10-Minute Tuesday features the delicious Tempeh Reuben, a great vegetarian alternative to a classic East Coast favorite! This fast and easy entree is courtesy of The Fresh Food Chef, Suzanne Landry.   Tempeh is a soybean cake that originated in Indonesia where the…

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Health Benefits of Ginger

By Julia Loggins / October 27, 2020
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As we move into fall, and fill our homes with the aroma of gingerbread cookies, ginger snaps and ginger ale, it’s the perfect time to explore the medicinal uses of this spicy root! Ginger tea is wonderful for digestion. It can also be a lovely, gentle caffeine-free stimulant, and the perfect substitute for coffee or…

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Spa Day: Foot Baths!

By Julia Loggins / October 18, 2020
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We’ve talked facials and essential oils, but what about our often-neglected feet? They are our foundation, the bedrock of our being, and deserve extra attention and appreciation today!   Here are some ideas for foot baths that not only rejuvenate your feet and toes, but detoxify your body and lift your mood. All you need…

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Natural Ways to Improve Memory

By Julia Loggins / October 16, 2020
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Do you ever dash into a room, only to forget why you went? It happens to all of us!   Though our memories do fade with age, there are natural remedies for safeguarding our brainpower. Here are six of them:   Meditation Meditation has been proven to increase grey matter in the brain, which impact…

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Superfood Kale Salad Recipe

By Julia Loggins / October 14, 2020
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We are excited to share a recipe from best-selling author, health crusader and Bragg devotee, Liana Werner-Gray, who visited Patricia this spring, and made her this delicious kale salad!   Liana, whose book, “Anxiety-Free Foods” will be out this December, healed a golf-ball-sized tumor in her throat naturally, without drugs or invasive procedures, by tossing…

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Meet Revolutionary Beauty Kathlyn Hendricks, PhD!

By Julia Loggins / October 14, 2020
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Dr. Hendricks, director of the Hendricks Institute, has been a trail-blazing catalyst in the field of body intelligence and conscious loving for fifty years. She is co-author of 12 books, including the best-selling, “Conscious Loving” and “Conscious Loving Ever After: How To Create A Thriving Relationship at Midlife,” has appeared on “Oprah” and hosted seminars…

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