Monthly Archives: January 2012

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Food – Your Body’s Natural Healer

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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 … Continue reading

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