If there is one thing that we should all have in our homes it is Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). My Grandma told me about its benefits many years ago, and as I conduct my research it seems to be making a resurgence as a heal-all product!
Unpasteurized (raw) and unfiltered ACV is a fermented food that helps to balance your body’s pH level and acts as a probiotic in your gut. It also has incredible antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Adding 1-2 tablespoons of ACV to 6-8 ounces of hot water with a teaspoon or 2 of honey and drinking it each morning will remove excess mucus from your body, cleansing your system and enhancing weight loss.
However- ACV also has some other interesting uses including:
Hair: rinse your locks with 1 Tbsp ACV & 1 cup water once a week to remove residue and boost shine
Face: Dilute ACV with water (1:2) and use as a toner to balance your skin’s pH and lighten age spots. Works just as well as an aftershave!
Teeth: If you can stand it- rub it directly onto your teeth to remove stains!
Sunburn & Windburn: add 1 cup of AVC to bath water and soak for 10 minutes
Cleaning: Mix 1/2 cup ACV with 1 cup water. This mix can be used to clean grime off of anything, and also works well as a disinfectant- try it in your kitchen or bathroom!
Flea Reduction: Rub toner dilution (1:2) onto pets skin, add some to their water, and spray their fur with ACV- all will help in repelling fleas!
I try to live my life as toxin free as possible- the world has enough toxins and carcinogens floating around without me adding them to my immediate vicinity! For this reason, I tend to follow the mantra: If I can’t eat it, I shouldn’t use it on my body or in my home. This also allows me to simplify my life- if you can help it don’t add to existing chaos right?
Boates Apple Cider Vinegar is locally produced, and can be purchased at the farmers market, health food stores and Superstore.
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Ariel Richards, R.H.N.
Thanks so much for your attention to this newsletter. There's so much you could be doing with these 5 minutes and I really appreciate you spending them with me. I wanted to update you on how I am going to be supporting you moving forward and how you can best use the resources and information I have available to you. I have overhauled my entire coaching model to provide more consistent availability, closer contact and more community- it is a passion project which I am super excited about! Moving forward I am going to be sending out an email each month containing tricks and tips for best holistic health and wellness as well celebrating those who are making progress in our Inner Circle Membership.
This had been bothering me for a long time. How can I (an open hearted, goofy introvert) have personal connection with my amazing clients without hitting a social wall each day? I absolutely adored the deep conversations I would have with clients and the breakthroughs they could achieve, but we found that their progress stagnated in the time between meetings, which was frustrating to both of us. I could also only connect with a dozen clients at a time, which meant I had to say 'no' to helping many people (which I absolutely hated doing!)
So, I finally nailed down a group membership structure which I believe is going to work for all of us! You choose your level of content and connection, and I get to be available to more of you on an ongoing basis. My favourite part? I get to connect more of you, some of my favourite humans, into close circles in which we can share and support each other in achieving our wellness goals and living the lives we were destined for. Empaths of the world unite!
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Keep Shining Bright and Making Progress!
This month I would love to have you help me celebrate my dear client Julie. Julie told me she had spent over two decades and thousands of dollars trying to heal her gut. She had tried every book, class, holistic program and supplement and had multiple doctors visits and medical procedures to try to fix the problem. I met her while she was participating in the WILDFIT® 90 Day Challenge.
We have spent six weeks together so far, and in that time she has achieved so much! She started honouring her empathetic and highly sensitive qualities in new ways. She started a daily journaling practice. She started setting boundaries for herself AND she has defeated her Sugar Monster! She has also shed lots of pounds and inches, but said that is not even a big deal anymore because now her goal is being healthy, rather than being thin. Together we found the answers to why everything else hadn't worked, and what she really needed to make lasting progress. She is EMPOWERED and UNSTOPPABLE! In her words she says: My very favorite thing (about working with me) is that she is helping me see and more importantly embrace the most amazing part of myself. As scary as that can be, she does it in a way that makes me feel excited and anxious to keep moving forward full steam ahead! So proud of you Jules!
Refresh, Renew, Release.
CALLING ALL WILDTHINGS! If you are a WILDFIT® Grad and are looking for an opportunity to move back into a season of Spring soon with a group- here it is!
I am so excited to combine what we love about our 4 week program with a little extra spice to ensure you get into your fat burning zone and achieve the results you are after- all while feeling the best you can.
I am also including more mind, body and spiritual aspects, practices and rituals to stimulate detox and release within the deeper layers of ourselves, without having to ever talk about it! It is going to be in a new format so that we can chat and share over Whatsapp in real time, PLUS you will receive notifications, reminders, inspiration and more direct from me in your personal app! Are you joining us?
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