All Waters Are Not Created Equal – Healing Remedies of the Sea

Most of us take water for granted. It’s in our oceans, rivers, lakes and swimming pools. It falls from the sky and flows from our faucets. We swim, bathe, wash and soak in it. When we need it, or want it, we have it. Our supply of water is not the problem today, (more thanContinue reading “All Waters Are Not Created Equal – Healing Remedies of the Sea”

Winter Skin Care – Smoothly Surviving the Season

The winter season brings with it cooler temperatures and drier air, which can lead to skin dehydration, formation of fine lines and loss of nutrients. Incorporating some specific face and body treatments into your weekly regimen can help to combat these skin concerns. These seasonal treatments can assist in rebalancing the skin, as well asContinue reading “Winter Skin Care – Smoothly Surviving the Season”

Moving With T’ai Chi – Regaining Strength and Self-Esteem Despite MS

In August 1977, Angelina Hekking was living on a kibbutz in Israel, exploring new horizons and possibilities for her life. She had been experiencing problems with headaches and strange sensations in her body before leaving her native Holland. During her 2 1/2 years in the kibbutz, the symptoms gradually worsened. Journal notes from her book,Continue reading “Moving With T’ai Chi – Regaining Strength and Self-Esteem Despite MS”

Creating a Home Gym

Three factors keep many Americans from joining a gym: they’re crunched for time, cash strapped, or self-conscious about working out in front of others. One solution is setting up a home gym. But where do you start? And does that old, rusty dumbbell tucked away in your closet constitute a home gym? Because one person’sContinue reading “Creating a Home Gym”

Journaling Journey – Prescription to Write becomes Surprising Gift

Chronic migraine headaches were giving me so much pain I was willing to try anything that might offer relief. A physician suggested I begin keeping a journal and writing in it on a regular basis. He wouldn’t see me again until I’d been writing at least two weeks. This was something I’d never considered. KeepingContinue reading “Journaling Journey – Prescription to Write becomes Surprising Gift”

Bust Your Rut – Six Steps To Getting Unstuck

If you’re doing the same things over and over, and you’re not happy, you might be in a rut. Maybe you feel bored with life or burned out. Perhaps making your goals a reality seems insurmountable and not even worth trying. Being stuck in a rut is never fun. It makes you more prone toContinue reading “Bust Your Rut – Six Steps To Getting Unstuck”

Slowing Down – Patience a Trait That Pays Off

There are two things that are most likely to make people struggle with patience. The first is our genetic makeup. Some of us come from a gene pool that has a lot of calm, cool, and collected in it. Patience comes more naturally. Others of us come from a gene pool that has a lotContinue reading “Slowing Down – Patience a Trait That Pays Off”

Seeking Alternatives for Arthritis Sufferers – Life Span–Chasing the Pain Away

Arthritis is an insidious disease, eating its way into the joints of nearly 70 million Americans, or nearly one out of every three U.S. adults. It is considered one of our most prevalent chronic health problems, costing the economy more than $124 billion in healthcare and lost wages each year.1 One of the more unnervingContinue reading “Seeking Alternatives for Arthritis Sufferers – Life Span–Chasing the Pain Away”

Restoring the Simple Pleasures of Food – The Art of Slowing Down

The succulent and distinct taste of a fresh Olympia oyster. The sweet, mellow, nutty flavor of dry jack cheese intensified by years of aging. The aromatic juiciness of a pixie tangerine. The richly flavored meat of the bourbon red turkey. Chances are you’ve never experienced any of the palatable pleasures mentioned here because these foodContinue reading “Restoring the Simple Pleasures of Food – The Art of Slowing Down”

Food – Your Body’s Natural Healer

Your body can heal itself from skin and digestive disorders, as well as a host of other maladies, if you just give it a chance. What does it take? According to Scott Ohlgren, holistic health practitioner and proponent of nutritional cellular cleansing, it’s as easy as changing what goes from hand to mouth. What’s difficult,Continue reading “Food – Your Body’s Natural Healer”