Articles by Elizabeth Ristow

I'm a Reiki Master/teacher doing energy work, teaching classes, and writing on spirituality and wellness. My subjects of interest are energy work, nutrition, meditation, Intuition development, crystals, chakras, working with Archangels, and spirit releasement. I also enjoy gardening, and working with herbs.

What’s For Breakfast? 3 Healthy Choices

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Even as I say the phrase to myself I can see and hear my mother admonishing me when I was young. And I must have deeply internalized this at some point, because long gone are the days when my morning meal consisted of a hastily downed...

5 Ways to Have a Healthier Lifestyle?

What is a healthful lifestyle? There’s a lot of information out there on this, and it can get confusing. Do I need a low fat diet, or is it a low carb diet? Is it really so important to eat organic or GMO free? I wonder if I’m gluten intolerant, and if so, what can I eat? How...

From Medical Wreckage to Greater Wellness

“I just want my life back!” That was my favorite phrase almost 10 years ago. I said it when I was having one of my many panic attacks. I said it in between panic attacks, when my body wouldn’t cooperate with me and the pain was at its height. I whispered it when my heart was racing...

Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

Lately, in health news I’ve been noticing, magnesium has become kind of a big deal. After researching it, I'm not surprised. Magnesium is the second most abundant element found in human cells, and is necessary in over 300 different enzymatic processes in the human body....