Entries by Danna Norek

Danna is an occasional blogger in the health and beauty arena, works in the insurance industry as a day job, and also owns AuraSensory.com, a natural body, skin and hair care company that offers highly effective alternatives to traditional chemical-heavy products. Her product line includes a natural deodorant, natural sulfate free shampoo and silk conditioner, facial skincare and more.

Woman-Pose-Yoga-Outdoors-Field-Grass

Depressed, Tired or Anxious? Scientific Reasons Why Getting Outdoors Can Save You

“All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.”
- Marie Curie
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be an “outdoorsy” type, you undoubtedly have witnessed and experienced the healing effects on both…

0 Shares |
Bananas-Bunch-Yellow

How bananas improve gut health, aid in weight loss and improve mood

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits here in the US. You will always see them readily available in your produce aisle, and like apples which are the second most popular fruit, you may even see them in places…

0 Shares |
Woman-Eating-Chocolate-Happy-Smiling

Harvard Study Confirms Effect of Food on Mood and Stress Response

A recent study seems to confirm what most health-conscious, emotionally healthy people not only already know, but also tend to practice just about every day. Researchers at Harvard University concluded that the foods we eat have a definite impact not…

0 Shares |
Portrait-Face-Woman-Emotion-24

Four sneaky, lesser known reasons our faces look “older” as we age

In this advanced age of technology, self awareness, and many with disposable income for marketers to target, we can barely turn on the TV, browse online or look in a print publication without being reminded of what we can do…

0 Shares |
Woman-Tanning-On-Beach

Natural oils that act as a partial sunscreen

If you’re looking for a better way to get some sun protection, then you may need to look no further than your kitchen cupboard for some partial UV screening. There are of course a slew of sunscreens on the market,…

0 Shares |
Body-Fat-Measurement-2

3 powerful natural weight loss aids to help you get in summer shape!

I don’t know about everyone else, but this unusually cold winter really had an impact on my normal “winter weight gain”. The more you put on, the more difficult it is to take it off, so a safe and effective…

0 Shares |
Woman-Beauty-Skin-Wrinkles-Face

5 Beauty Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

Organic apple cider vinegar, complete with “the mother” sediment has earned a reputation as somewhat of a “cure all” in the past decade.  Those who faithfully swear by its numerous health boosting qualities know it as an inexpensive “supplement” to…

0 Shares |
Beets-Vegetable

Use beets as a detoxifying, brain boosting, colon-cleansing side dish

Beets are one of those foods that most people tend to either love or hate.  The soft, buttery texture of a roasted or steamed beet is what gets most people hooked, and the slightly sweet, distinct flavor is what people…

0 Shares |
Vitamin-C-Oranges

Citrus fruits provide instant mood, energy boost

If you don’t typically keep citrus fruits in your pantry, you may want to reconsider.  Citrus fruits are an excellent way to get an instant pick-me-up on several levels. Unlike other fruits, such as bananas, citrus fruits often times will…

0 Shares |
Mixed-Nuts-Bulk-Food-Almonds-Cashews-Walnuts

Nature’s Best Skin Exfoliators

Nothing refreshes skin like a good exfoliation.  Exfoliating the skin on a regular basis, say 2-3 times a week can really help boost collagen production and also helps to accelerate cell turnover, leading to a fresher and more vibrant look. …

0 Shares |