Antiviral herbs are gentle yet effective powerhouses. There are so many amazing antiviral herbs out there & many of them are in your spice cupboard right now. I wanted to share what herbs those are and an easy recipe to sip throughout the day during a time when it's VERY important to bolster our immune system. What herbs you can use: holy basil- creates t-cells and natural killer cells (immune cells) lemon balm oregano sage fennel peppermint rosemary echinacea- antiviral & bo
And how the Empowered Life Planner came about :) #empoweredlifeplanner #naturallyempowered #stephaniepopso #planner #rituals #stopfailingatyourgoals #healthyhabits #healthcoach #detroitwellnesscoach #detroitwellbeingcoach
For all the “yes” people. Some ideas on how to fill your cup & say yes to you. An important tidbit on focusing our time so we can say yes to us. Learning boundaries.
Learning to say no.
Reaping the benefits of yes to you. Stay tuned for my course where you can hone these skills and many more so you can be the director of your life! #naturallyempowered #pouringfromanemptycup #burnout #stephaniepopso #fillup #selfcare #getshitdone #detroitwellbeingcoach #yespeople #empoweredl
There is no quote truer than this one when it comes to our relationship with our planet. I'm committed to helping people reclaim their time & reclaim their minds. Once people remember how to care for themselves, they have room & bandwidth to care for our planet. Because it should be Earth Day each day, here are my favorite tips on how to waste less. Something you need to know & share widely: Every single piece of plastic that has ever been created since the 19th century is ST
I was invited to Live In The D Extra to talk about goals & how to start them back up. Any time is the right time. Watch HERE to get some tips. #goals #naturallyempowered #detroitapril2015 #detroithealthcoach #detroitwellnesscoach #wellbeing #corporatewellness #corporatecoach #corporatehealth #healthyhabits
The last time I made lasagna it was almost a disaster. The only reason I say it wasn't is because I was so hungry I ate it anyways. I decided to try again! This time the results were enjoyed by many!!! Drool-worthy. Here's the brand of noodles I used. They were fantastic & noone noticed they were gluten free! The directions on the back had the option of pre-boiling the noodles for 5 minutes or assembling the lasagna with the noodles uncooked. I chose to cook the noodles and G
Does anyone else ever get sick of water? I drink it all day, but sometimes I just want something else!!! One of my go-to’s is iced ginger tea with a touch of honey and lots of lemon. During the colder months, it's hot ginger tea. There are so many benefits. I make a big pitcher for the fridge so I can have it on hand. I love the way it makes me feel & I love the taste of ginger. If you're pregnant, ginger might help soothe the icky feeling of first trimester nausea. It's also
I recently presented a Lunch and Learn at Sachse in Downtown Detroit. After reading the feedback from my first visit, the group I presented to was very interested inflammation and how it affects us. They also wanted some new, easy smoothie recipes that help create balance and energy. I came up with these 2 recipes just for them. They are quick, easy & filling. In the past few years, most of my practice has moved into the corporate arena because I want to support companies tha
This is a formulation made to help the user find balance in their day to day, to slow the spinning wheels. As a wellness practitioner, I know that mental wellness is just as important as what we eat and how we move our bodies. Essential oils are a great way to lower stress, get into the present moment, and feel good! Uses: In the morning to help start the day, mid-day as a pick-me-up or any time when that balance is needed. Inhale, use on pressure points or as a perfume. Safe
It's been a ride and what a ride it has been! I have learned more in the past 9 months than I thought was possible. I have a lot of takeaways but the biggest is how to be a better human. To take care of me because intern I am taking care of someone else (inside). Just days away from baby Popso's big debut, I wanted to share what's been helpful in all trimesters but especially in the 3rd and how I've stayed grounded (most of the the time). This list is NOT just for pregnant p
January has past. February is almost gone. How are you treating you? Are you still taking time out each day for your health and happiness?
Especially around this time is when we cast our goals to the wayside and get back into old habits. It's EXTRA important to power through the next month or 2 and still make time to say yes to you! 3 Tips to Get and Stay in Your Groove 1)Get Present: Let go of yesterday and tomorrow. Focus on today. Yesterday may not have been perfect and
I'm always looking for ways to simplify my life. Whether it's better time management, better routines, less stress, feeding myself better, I want more time to enjoy the beauty & less time going throught the motions. For most of us, trying to create a healtheir, happier life, steals a lot of our energy. Here is a list of 5 apps that have helped me make progress with my goals, while taking the stress & energy of planning out of the equasion. Take a look & feel free to leave a c
French toast was always something I enjoyed as a kid. Whether my mom made it at home or ordering it out to breakfast, it was always a treat! Being a health coach & having been on my own wellness journey, I always try to make my favorite recipes healther. Here is my take on traditional french toast that has less sugar, sprouted bread & more fruit! It's sure to be a weekend favorite! Enjoy :) Sprouted Superfood French Toast serves 3 people-2 pieces each ingredients -6 slices of
As we kick 2015 into full throttle, many of us are making new years resolutions & talking about what we want to do different this year. The NEW year is a great time for change, a great time for rebirth, and a great time to get into a new groove. Many people, including myself get amped up in the resolution-making and end up with goals that are too lofty to achieve. Knowing that everything is a process and that small victories lead to large goals, I invite you behind the scenes
I don't know about you, but from time to time I get burnt out on smoothies. I love the way they make me feel, but sometimes I'm looking for more excitement on the home-front. I recently had fresh juice at my friend Annette's while preparing for our Gypsy Sisters 7-day detox this Sunday & it had organic orange juice, kale, ginger & strawberries. It made me feel alive! I've adapted it into a tasty smoothie that is velvety, tasty, high in vitamin c & will get some pep in your st
My journey as a health coach as been amazingly fulfilling in so many ways. I am filled with pride and great joy as I watch my clients set & achieve their goals of health and happiness. I few months ago I received a message from my friend Kimo, owner of True Body Fitness, letting me know there was a couple that he wanted to refer. This wonderful couple became my clients & I am ecstatic with the progress they are making. I believe they are able to make this progress because the
This simple and delicious recipe is perfect for fall. I was brainstorming about exciting toppings and spreads for toast while walking around Whole Foods one day. I really enjoy both of these flavors separately, so I decided to try the together. The end product is a winner friends! I've served this Pumpkin Peanut Butter Toast at a few breakfast pop-ups and guests loved it! I hope you do too! ingredients: pumpkin puree peanut butter raisins shredded coconut directions: 1) mix e
Use what you have in the fridge or garden to make this healthy, refreshing & cool soup! Be creative and use heirloom tomatoes. Your soup will take on a brand new hue. Kitchen Sink Gazpacho I created the recipe below for a cooking class I did for Keep Growing Detroit's Garden Resource Program. The topic was how to get the most out of your garden, especially what we get an abundance of. Gazpacho is quick, delicious & uses up a lot of the veggies we usually have so much of that