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How to Navigate the Holiday Season with Ease & Joy

Once upon a time, I was horrified by the holiday season.   I found myself saying yes to triggering work parties and family gatherings, eating to cope with family members that cause anxiety, and obsessed over every little thing I ate. Although my social calendar was maxed out, I would feel desperately isolated, lonely, alone, and filled with fear.   Fear of grazing all day due to the mass amount of food. Fear of judgment on what other people will remark on your plate and why you’re not eating certain things. Fear of getting the 'F it’s' to feel ‘normal’ and eat like everyone else.   Instead of spending my seasons enjoying time and being present with my loved ones, I fed these mind-games and gave them the power to ...

3 Warming Dishes to Make This Fall

These warm and comforting dishes are the perfect way to welcome the colder temperatures. Not only are these recipes packed with nutrients, but they also have lots of immune-boosting ingredients! Simple and easy to prepare, you will love these recipes even on the chillest autumn evening.   Swipe for 3 warming dishes to make this fall. All recipes from NAO 🍂☁️  

Are You Worried About the Upcoming Flu Season?

The CDC has announced due to COVID-19 reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like flu, this fall and winter is more important than ever.     Every year, the flu sickens millions of people in the U.S., and with the flu season approaching fast, what we do NOW can greatly improve our immune system in order to combat the flu more quickly and efficiently, as well as prevent it. Among practicing good health habits, such as exercising and eating a balanced diet, and reducing your intake of sugar, preservatives, and processed foods, adding in supplements can boost your immune system and overall health.       Prepare yourself and your family for the cold and flu season this year with greater immune resilience and protection. Find out how your gut ...

Five Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Being a Nutritionist for 12 years, I know how much food can directly impact your mood. Our food choices matter, especially under stress.   We don’t want to add to that stress by any means. This is why I’ve compiled a list of five ways to eat healthy on a budget. While eating healthy may be seen overwhelming due to its costs, these tips can empower you to make food choices that will leave you feeling your best, emotionally, physically, and financially.   5 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget     1. Plan your meals Meal planning is a smart way to cut down expenses and eliminate food waste. Win-win! Planning at the beginning of the week or before you go to the grocery store is a great ...

Wellness Tips to Those Affected Out West from Week’s of Devastating Fires

Photo from the The Everygirl.   The past weeks our hearts have ached due to the devastating fires on the West Coast. On top of a pandemic, these fires throughout California, Oregon, and Washington have forced thousands out of their homes and in search for safety. Not only are these fires causing a great deal of stress, but they also can cause health issues, ranging from sore and scratchy throat, severe allergies, congested lungs, and eyes irritated.   Some of my friends and I joined up to provide those affected out west some easy wellness tips to practice during these times:   ✨ Diaphragmatic Breathing for Breathing Immunity from @thejoyfulapproach Diaphragmatic breathing is a deep breathing exercise that fully engages the diaphragm and increases the efficiency of the lungs. This type ...

I’m a Nutritionist and Here’s What I Make For My Kid’s School Lunches

Between all the hats we are wearing this school year, lunch should be the least of our worries. By planning, you’ll be able to hang one of your hats up each week. As a busy parent, I always take some time on the weekend to plan for the week and make sure I have all my snacks and lunches in a row.   Here are 4 simple tips to prepping weekday lunches:   1. Start with making a list of meals and snacks you need for the week (be specific and realistic)! From there, write an ingredient list you’ll need for the meals and snacks. Working backward will help save time at the grocery store, help with food waste, and leave you ready for each meal!   2. Have a ...

Back To School with Ear Seeds

With back-to-school upon us, nothing is more important these days than our mental health and wellness.   Especially this year.   NAO Wellness has a simple offering that can set parents and kids up on the right track for peace of mind..   Ear Seeds.   Ear Seeds are not only beautiful but they are healing physically and emotionally, non-invasive, and a way to manage stress and anxiety of the new school year, along with everything else, without leaving your home.   We have put together ‘Back To School’ Ear Seed Points below to help with anxiety, stress, focus, memory, insomnia, and finding balance.   All you need it your Ear Seed Kit and you're able to be your own healer in less than 5 minutes.   Use code: BACKTOSCHOOL ...

The Healing You Have Been Waiting For

As a business owner, nutritionist, a mother, wife, and New Yorker confined in a 700 square foot apartment, like many others, March of 2020 hit me hard. After our brick and mortar was temporarily closed due to the pandemic and its hard hit on New York City, I began to feel overwhelmed, fear, and uncertainty of the unknown.   After living with this non-stop worry and panic daily, I had enough. It was time to take back control of my health.   That’s when I turned to Ear Seeds.     Derived from Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ear Seeds are adhesive seeds placed on specific acupressure points on the ear to address symptoms and areas of the physical and emotional body. Not only are Ear Seeds healing, but they also are ...

How Friendships Make Us Healthier

Many children start to make friends as toddlers. From then forward, it becomes easier for kids to meet their peers as they start school. These relationships can evolve over time. In fact, you'll likely have many different friends throughout your life. A reliable friend group can add much to your life – and make you healthier! Here's what friends can do for our wellbeing.   1. They Create Positive Moods   Do you turn to your friends whenever you're overwhelmed or upset? Our friends can provide a needed happiness boost when we're down. That's mostly because they're always there for us with advice and support. It turns out that interactions with friends also trigger endorphins and dopamine to help us feel better. It's always nice to know that someone's on your side ...

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We kindly request that all changes to appointments be made by calling 646-830-4423. Services must be rescheduled or cancelled at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. Cancellations and reschedules made after this time will result in the full price of the session.

We do our very best to accommodate all of our clients. A late arrival may limit our ability to completely deliver your originally scheduled service. Clients who are more than fifteen minutes late for an appointment may forfeit their reservation. Late arrivals resulting in a shortened or forfeited appointment are responsible for the full price of the original scheduled services.

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All Infrared Sauna sales are final and non-refundable. Please ask any questions prior to purchasing a sauna. We will support you as best as possibly during the installation of your new sauna.

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