Is Your Liver Congested? How a Gentle Detox Can Help

To be alive today means to be exposed to a constant barrage of environmental toxins. We’re exposed to them through the air that we breathe, the foods that we ingest, and the personal care items, such as lotions, deodorants, hair products, and perfumes that meet our skin each day. While our bodies have an advanced detoxification system—led by the workhorse organ the liver—to filter out these toxins, it’s possible for a toxic backlog to occur and for liver function to suffer as a result. When this happens, a person might have what I refer to as a congested liver. This

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Add a Sauna to Your Fitness Routine

For anyone who loves working out and living healthily, then the idea of “detoxifying the body” is definitely a known concept. You may have tried some cleanses or believe that sweating alone is enough. Turns out, you might be forgetting an important step in your fitness routine: visiting the sauna. Saunas come with multiple benefits, but today we’re going to discuss five enticing reasons why you need to visit a sauna.   What is a Sauna? A sauna, by definition, comes from an ancient Finnish word for ‘bathhouse’ and describes a small room or building where dry or wet heat

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Top 5 Things that A Workplace Wellness Program Needs to Be Successful

Did you know your employees spend more time with you, at work, during the week, than they do with their own families (excluding sleep of course)?  Wouldn’t this be a great time to help remind them to stay (or get) fit and healthy? Here are my top five things that your wellness program needs to be a success. 1. It has to start at the very top.  I’m going to make this one easy for you. As a CEO, You can’t expect your employees to do something that you’re not willing to do with them. Either start getting healthy, fit,

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Recharge with a Spring Cleanse

Spring is here and now comes the buzz of getting in shape for summer.  The key here is you can work on that summer bod in a way which is healthy and sustainable, or you can try one of those “lose weight quick” schemes which can cause more harm than good.  My suggestion would be to start your spring season with a healthy cleanse! Easy Juice Fasts And Other Cleanses To Detox Your Body Sauna Detoxification Aside from penetrating an inch and a half into your skin to revitalize your cells, Sunlighten sauna treatments  pull toxins out of your body

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Words of Wisdom from JP Sears: Empowerment Through Laughter

My second favorite biohack for creating an open mind that doesn’t stop growing or learning is laughter. Specifically, laughter that’s arising out of amusement with yourself is the most beneficial variety in my experience. In other words, laughing at yourself is a nutritious source of mind empowerment that can tear through the self-imposed cocoons of limited beliefs and stories that all people impose on themselves to one degree or another. Being careful not to slide down the slippery slope of laughing at yourself from the angle of shame is essential, as that is psychologically toxic and ultimately closes the mind

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Have a Heart Healthy February!

It’s February, and with it comes love, romance and all things related to matters of the heart… and speaking of heart, February is also American Heart Month.  So while passion and amour fill the air, it is also important to recognize the human heart as an organ vital to our health and quality of living. Bringing awareness to heart-healthy living is very important to us at Sunlighten, and with our longstanding partnership with the American Heart Association, we are paying it forward for healthy hearts. Every February, we donate a portion of our proceeds to the AHA and participate in

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Dieting Myths and Truths

Dieting Myths and Truths! Let’s face it:  our society really subscribes to “instant gratification” in many forms.  We want Amazon Prime, so we can get our new jeans within a day. We limit our purchases to under 20 items so we can get in the speedy lane at the grocery store. I personally get annoyed when my business cards aren’t ready within 24 hours.  In a time where we are used to receiving what we want, WHEN we want it, it is no wonder people are always looking for the next new diet or miracle pill that guarantees they lose

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New Year New Business – Sunlighten Therapy a Top Wellness Trend of 2017!

It’s a new year and with it comes an influx of new ideologies, inspiration and goals … and health and wellness trends are no exception. In fact, Mindbodygreen.com states one of the top wellness trends for 2017 are Infrared Saunas, and not just because of the treatments it provides it users, but because of the healthy profits it offers to wellness businesses benefits as well! Why Sunlighten is Good for Business At Sunlight Day Spa one of our most popular services are Sunlighten Purifying Treatments. Sunlighten’s patented 3-in-1® infrared technology offers near, mid and far infrared treatments in one place.

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How to Remove Heavy Metals From Your Body

Heavy metals can take a massive toll on your body, health and well-being.  Heavy metals such as mercury, lead and aluminum, accumulate in the body over time and can do more than simply slow you down mentally and physically.  They are suspected of triggering dangerous conditions like heart disease, thyroid problems, dementia, neurological conditions, autism, infertility and birth defects to name a few.  According to Mercola.com, heavy metal poisoning can cause fogginess, Alzheimer’s, depression and anemia.   The good news is that a heavy metal detox can remove these contaminants from your body and minimize their impact on your health – but first,

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6 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

It’s that time of the year:  good food, lots of fun and festive family gatherings everywhere we turn. Many don’t prioritize meat and veggies during meal time which means we snack more on high calorie foods that may not exactly come from nature.  Regardless, it is a time for celebration and eating yummy seasonal foods is a big part of our yearly celebration.  I hope you enjoy these healthy tips from some of Sunlighten’s partners! I have to say, they have some great advice on how to keep happy and healthy year-round. Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays Tip

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