Category Archives: Self

The best zero waste products to start reducing your trash

It seems like going zero waste, along with zero waste products, have become kinda in vogue recently. It’s fashionable to be zero waste, so a lot of people are jumping on the bandwagon without really understanding the movement and what it’s all about. And sometimes, that does more harm than good. We all have limited understanding. We’re all somewhere along

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Easy DIY pumpkin spice latte sugar scrub

Ahhh, fall. It’s a magical time of year. The air gets crisp, cute scarves and boots come back into vogue, and that rare, magical creature, the pumpkin spice latte, makes its first appearance. Pumpkin spice latte lovers of the world, rejoice! It smells so good you just want to rub your face in it! Oh wait, now you can? I

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Why Christians should be the healthiest people on the planet

Christian health. Sometimes that feels like an oxymoron to me. Christians, for many reasons, don’t prioritize health. And I think that’s a big problem. It’s not only a problem for our health and happiness, but for the ways these two things impact those around us. Our lifestyles speak. In a way, your health and how you live say something about

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What to expect when you start intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is getting some time in the spotlight right now! It might seem like a quick road to weight loss, but is it really? And what can you really expect when you start intermittent fasting? Read on to find out! This website contains affiliate links- meaning that if you follow a link to something I recommend, I might receive

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The best deals on Amazon Prime Day for healthy living

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is over! We’ll have even more details here for you for next year’s sale. Make sure you’re signed up for Hopeful Holistic’s newsletter to keep you up-to-date on everything you need to know!  The bigger-than-Black-Friday event of the year is here! Amazon Prime Day starts NOW. It’s 36 hours of highly discounted bliss, and I’m excited

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The life-changing health benefits of grounding

What is grounding? Grounding, also known as earthing, is simply touching skin to earth to experience grounding benefits. This might sound simple, automatic even, but it’s a rare experience today. For thousands of years, humans have been in direct contact with the earth. As technology advances, we become less and less in touch in many ways- we aren’t connected to

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How to use a menstrual cup to revolutionize your period

Have you heard of menstrual cups? They’re a fantastic invention that makes me very glad I live in this day and age. It revolutionized my period. What is a menstrual cup? A menstrual cup is a small silicone or rubber cup that replaces tampons. Instead of absorbing liquid, it sits tucked inside the vagina to catch your flow. You can’t

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Using a menstrual cup- FAQ and troubleshooting

Wondering how to use a menstrual cup? If you’re just starting out, make sure you’ve caught up on Part 1! That’s where I go over everything you need to know to get started- putting it in, washing your cup, and the (crazy awesome) benefits of using a menstrual cup! Part 2 will go over some common (and not so common)

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What are EMFs? (And the best EMF protection)

What if I told you that each of us carries around a constant stressor that might be holding us back from healing? Electromagnetic frequencies (or EMFs) are all around us. We all carry an emitter -our cellphone- but they also come from microwaves, computers, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and smart meters. Pretty much anything that can plug into an outlet will create

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Natural, non-toxic sunburn remedies for instant relief

Summer is here, the sun is out, and our skin turns cherry-red as we bask in the first burn of the season. Yowch. Hindsight is 20/20, but what do you do for quick relief when you get a sunburn? And what do you do to keep your skin healthy as it heals? Read on for some easy-to-make, natural sunburn remedies.

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