Mind - Body - Soul 

Tips on taking better care of your Mind, Body & Soul! #betterYOUday

 
 
Picture of My Steamer at Home. 

Picture of My Steamer at Home. 

Buy a steamer instead of boiling

I bought this steamer on Amazon.com for about $22.00 and I am obsessed with it! It has a section to put your vegetables in and another section to cook rice in.  The steamer keeps all the vitamins & nutrients of the vegetables.  (This is super important!)  

For all mom's out there...your kids will love how tasty the veggies come out!  I mash the vegetables with sweet potatoes (looks like mashed potatoes) and add some salt, butter and a tiny bit of olive oil.  D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!


Choose powered over pill  

I thought this was interesting and wanted to share!  If you can...choose powdered and/or liquid vitamins over pill vitamins! 

I was reading up about vitamins and what kinds to take and never knew that powered and/or liquid vitamins are the best way to take vitamins. Better than vitamin pills!! Now don't get me wrong...obviously the BEST way to get the nutrients and vitamins your body needs is by eating a nutritious and wide-ranging diet rich in whole foods!  This is important to remember! I just thought it was cool that powdered vitamins are better absorbed than pill vitamins because before I got pregnant..thats what I took! Also when I was in Greece I remember always drinking a powdered vitamin! Now that I'm pregnant...not to sound like a hypocrite...my prenatal vitamins are both a pill you swallow and a pill you chew!  But when I'm done with pregnancy...I will go back to my powdered! 

Picture Courtesy of : Empowered Sustenance

Picture Courtesy of : Empowered Sustenance


Courtesy of : Innocent Delight

Courtesy of : Innocent Delight

Artichokes for your liver 

Eat your artichokes to help support your liver!  The next time it's at the grocery store, pick it up and add it to your dinner! The benefits are well worth it! :-)


Picture Courtesy of: Breakfast at Tiffany's. 

Picture Courtesy of: Breakfast at Tiffany's. 

GET YOUR SLEEP IN

 

Get your sleep in! Getting a good night sleep is very important for your health! It's recommended to have a night-time routine that will help calm your mind and get you ready to get your zzzz's in.  Some rituals to do before bed are... taking a hot bubble bath with calming salts, reading, listening to music, praying, etc. Anything that works for you!