Healing


Do Horses Heal Grief? How Equine Therapy Works

Equine therapy isn’t a new way to help with the grieving process; it’s long been known that horses can heal grief, trauma, and emotional pain. But will equine or horse therapy work for you or someone you love?


15 Gifts and Ideas to Help a Patient Recover After Surgery

I’m recovering from orthopedic surgery; this gift list includes everything I needed to help me heal. I also found a doctor’s post-surgery suggestions recovery. No matter what type of surgery your patient underwent, you’ll find something to help with healing on this gift list. The Nifty Nabber Pick-Up Tool with Aluminum Handle is a great gift idea! After surgery, patients can’t move very […]


How to Survive the Grieving Process After an Unexpected Loss

Feeling empty, exhausted, and like you never want to get out of bed is normal when you’re in the grieving process. Here’s what I learned from a grief workshop I recently attended – I was inspired to share these ideas for recovering from loss by a widow who not only lost her husband, she lost her identity. “I feel empty,” […]


10 Natural Ways to Ease the Pain of Ulcerative Colitis

During my last flare up, I spent hours researching natural remedies for ulcerative colitis symptoms. Here’s what I found: the 10 best ways to naturally ease the pain of colitis, plus links to helpful resources, books, and products. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a month before my long-planned trip to Jerusalem, Israel to meet my dad for the first […]


7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility 

They say it’s easier to learn how to find peace when you call yourself “childfree” instead of “childless.” I say female and male infertility is painful no matter what label you give it. Painful, but not permanently disabling…unless we give it that power. These tips for finding peace whether you’re childfree or childless – or even if you’re struggling with […]


How to Sleep in a Noisy Hospital – 8 Tips for Patients

The irony about hospitals is that you’re supposed to heal, but it’s hard to sleep! These tips for sleeping in a hospital are for patients who want to heal fast and furious. Plus, here’s a brief summary of research showing how sleep disruption affects a patient’s healing process. First, the bad news: research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that there are […]


How to Get Over Depression

There is no magic formula for how to get over depression, but this information will give you insight into why you feel depressed. If you’ve been struggling with depression for awhile, talk to a counselor or doctor. Here, you’ll see you’re not alone…but to really learn how to get over depression, you must talk to a health care provider. The NatureBright […]


10 Benefits of Yoga Poses for the Grieving Process

Did you know there are specific yoga poses that help ease the grieving process? Learn about the emotional and physical health benefits of yoga for the grief process. Grieving causes physical pain in your body; these yoga poses relieve stress and promote healing in your mind, body, and soul. In Yoga and Grief: A Compassionate Journey Toward Healing, Gloria Drayer […]


Easy Home Remedy for Shingles – Homemade Oatmeal Bath

One of the best home remedies for shingles is an oatmeal bath. This recipe for a homemade oatmeal bath is a soothing and easy way to reduce the pain and irritation of shingles. After the bath, apply a healing ointment such as the Shingles Treatment Cream formulated for shingles recovery. It’s made with Manuka Honey, and is organic and fast […]