26 Articles by Jess Ainscough

Jess Ainscough

10 Simple Ways To Let Nature Heal You

It’s very true that the simplest healing tools are the most powerful. It’s also true that these are the ones that are most often overlooked. This is...

Jess Ainscough
September 27 2013

​15 Tips To Travel Like A Wellness Warrior

Traveling is awesome, but it can also take a major toll on your body if you’re not careful. Many of us get so caught up in the excitement of visiting...

Jess Ainscough
September 23 2013

10 Healing Herbs You Can Grow At Home

Herbs are among the best and easiest things you can grow at home. You don’t need a large space, and by having herbs on tap, you’ll be able to pick...

Jess Ainscough
September 19 2013

All You Need To Know About Vitamin C

My old housemate was never real big on nutrition. One morning when we were gathered in the kitchen, he pulled a bottle of orange fruit drink out of...

Jess Ainscough
June 13 2013

8 Foods People Think Are Healthy (But Aren't)

Between the mainstream media, the Food Pyramid, the gazillions of health blogs out there, and the premise that you can just walk into an organic store...

Jess Ainscough
May 8 2013

5 Tips to Kick Your Coffee Habit

Coffee is a drug. It’s addictive, gives you a sudden rush of energy and offers you a bit of a high, which is usually followed by a bit of a crash....

Jess Ainscough
August 10 2012

How to Tell If Your Adrenals Are Fatigued

Too many of us wear stress and busy lifestyles like a badge of honor. Unfortunately, the medal that goes along with stress is usually adrenal fatigue....

Jess Ainscough
May 24 2012

The Healing Power of Green Veggies

Way back before I was diagnosed with cancer I had three thoughts about the disease: 1) Kylie Minogue once had it. 2) There could be the possibility of...

Jess Ainscough
April 26 2012

7 Ways to Turn Your Home Into a Health Retreat

When people ask me how I have managed to last so long on Gerson Therapy -- a strict regime of juicing, coffee enemas, and eating only food we have...

Jess Ainscough
March 6 2012

5 Steps to Ending a Tortured Relationship with Food

Before I was diagnosed with cancer, and was forced to take brutal inventory of what I was putting in my body, my relationship with food went a little...

Jess Ainscough
February 8 2012

7 Reasons You Don't Meditate, Even Though You Know You Should

Meditation is one of those things that once you've carved out a daily practice, you can't imagine not having it in your life. But before that, when...

Jess Ainscough
January 16 2012

The Top 8 Herbs and Spices for Healing

Before the pharmaceutical industry discovered just how profitable disease could be, ancient traditions like Ayurvedic medicine understood the value of...

Jess Ainscough
October 4 2011

5 Ways Food Can Affect Your Mood

Did you know that the foods and drinks you put in your mouth have a lot to do with how moody, bitchy, tired, emotional or psychotic you feel? This is...

Jess Ainscough
August 11 2011

8 Things Your Doctor Should Check If You're Diagnosed With Cancer

The way most doctors operate these days is pretty odd when you think about it. You go to them complaining of an ailment, hoping they will be able to...

Jess Ainscough
June 9 2011

20 Ways to Be Extra Kind to Yourself

I did something crazy the other day. It was three o'clock in the afternoon. I had a week's worth of blog posts to write, coaching business to tend to...

Jess Ainscough
June 2 2011

8 Lifestyle Lessons From Our Elders

It's hard to deny that we have things pretty sweet these days. We don't have to rely on snail mail to connect with our friends and family, we don't...

Jess Ainscough
April 20 2011

17 Wellness Tips From the Pros

We nutrition nerds have been experiencing some exciting times of late. Awesome books are being released, wellness experts have been touring all over...

Jess Ainscough
February 24 2011

7 Tips to Eat Mindfully

The thing I love most about living back at home with my parents, aside from having a free personal cook and laundry lady, is meal time. At breakfast,...

Jess Ainscough
January 13 2011