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Imperfectly Perfect Pets

Posted on 07-31-2018

Imperfectly Perfect Pets Natural Therapies Transform Lives by Sandra Murphy Pets, like humans, can face physical and mental challenges. Today’s fresh approaches help pets replac...

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A Kinder Heart

Posted on 07-31-2018

A Kinder Heart Cultivating a Life of Compassion by Amy Leigh Mercree The path to mentally transcending the world’s intrusive bustle is to be compassionate with our self and othe...

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Multilevel Healing

Posted on 07-31-2018

Multilevel Healing Embracing All Dimensions of Well-Being by Linda Sechrist The stories of patients that have experienced healing from chronic illnesses or reclaimed well-being withou...

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Germs Can Be Helpful

Posted on 07-31-2018

Germs Can Be Helpful Research from Professor Linda Harrison of Charles Sturt University, in Australia, reveals that children that are exposed to other children in a daycare or school environmen...

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Natural Immune Boosters for Kids

Posted on 07-31-2018

Natural Immune Boosters for Kids How to Power Up Their Defenses by Marlaina Donato Strong immunity is a cornerstone of optimum health, and may be weakened or enhanced by what we eat a...

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How to Start Conserving Water Today

Posted on 07-31-2018

How to Start Conserving Water Today According to the Alliance for Water Efficiency, if every American cut their water use by 25 percent, the nation would save 2.8 trillion gallons in a year; ho...

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Waste No Water

Posted on 07-31-2018

Waste No Water Communities Get Creative in Urging Conservation by April Thompson As freshwater becomes increasingly scarce worldwide, communities are coming together to find creative ...

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True Happy Meals

Posted on 07-31-2018

True Happy Meals When there’s a little time and energy, use these ideas to connect. Start by smiling upon seeing the kids. Throw together an impromptu picnic and eat on the ...

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Heart-Strong Parenting

Posted on 07-31-2018

Heart-Strong Parenting by Deborah Shouse Incorporating love throughout the day keeps a child’s tank full. Consider these tips from love languages expert Gary Chapman. Physic...

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Simplicity Parenting

Posted on 07-31-2018

Simplicity Parenting Why Less Means More Happiness by Deborah Shouse Parents wishing to simplify child-raising seek less stress and more fun; less scheduling and more casual time; les...

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Mindful Benefits of Swimming

Posted on 07-31-2018

Mindful Benefits of Swimming According to studies by neuroscientist Sara Lazar, Ph.D., at Harvard Medical School, being mindful can affect stronger neural connections in the brain, effecting be...

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Swimmer Essentials

Posted on 07-31-2018

Swimmer Essentials by Marlaina Donato Stay Hydrated. Even in water, we perspire, and a mere 2 percent dehydration can affect muscle performance. Even slight dehydration leads to water ab...

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Dive into Swimming

Posted on 07-31-2018

Dive into Swimming 10 Tips to Optimize Workouts by Jim Thornton Swimming may be the perfect lifelong sport; it’s a low-impact, joint-friendly, sustainable way for anyone to stay...

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Mighty Minerals

Posted on 07-31-2018

Mighty Minerals What We Need to Stay Healthy by Judith Fertig Minerals—inorganic chemical elements or compounds that cannot be produced by the body, but occur in nature&...

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Gary Griggs on the Perils Facing Our Coasts

Posted on 07-01-2018

Gary Griggs on the Perils Facing Our Coasts by Randy Kambic While Gary Griggs has lived near the coast of California most of his life, visits to the coasts of 46 nations helped shape his...

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GMO Toxins Permeate Pet Foods

Posted on 07-01-2018

Why More Pets Are Getting Cancer GMO Toxins Permeate Pet Foods by Jeffrey Smith In the late 1990s, the nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, “Animal Doctor” Michael F...

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Natural Ways to Reduce Pain

Posted on 07-01-2018

Better Options than Opioids Natural Ways to Reduce Pain by Kathleen Barnes Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans, with annual treatment costs reaching $635 billion, according to ...

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Gardening Connects Kids to Nature

Posted on 07-01-2018

The Joy of Dirt Gardening Connects Kids to Nature by Barbara Pleasant Children benefit from a close connection with nature, and there’s no better place to learn about plants and...

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Artists Work to Save Nature’s Beauty

Posted on 07-01-2018

Art that Inspires Action Artists Work to Save Nature’s Beauty by Avery Mack Eco-art creatively highlights environmental sustainability issues and sparks possible solutions. ...

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Organic Farmers Growing America’s Health

Posted on 07-01-2018

Organic Farmers Growing America’s Health Restoring the Nutritional Value of Crops by Melinda Hemmelgarn When searching online for images of scientists, pictures of men and women...

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Quell Insomnia and Nighttime Anxiety

Posted on 07-01-2018

Exercise to Sleep By Quell Insomnia and Nighttime Anxiety by Marlaina Donato Insomnia plagues millions of Americans, and finding a solution can be difficult when the condition is chro...

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Flavorful Ways to Lower Disease Risk

Posted on 07-01-2018

10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Flavorful Ways to Lower Disease Risk by Judith Fertig Any time our bodies sense an “invader”—a microbe, virus, plant pollen or unwelcome c...

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Name is Balance

Posted on 06-03-2018

Beauty, Thy Name is Balance By Lin Weiss “Beauty is truth, truth beauty.” - John Keats   There is a pervasive confusion in modern American culture about what is...

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The Gift of Spiritual Freedom

Posted on 06-03-2018

The Gift of Spiritual Freedom By Milton Mayr Over the years, I have come to appreciate the gift of spiritual freedom granted to us by God. Harold Klemp, the spiritual leader of Eckankar, the...

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Salutation to the Sun

Posted on 06-03-2018

Salutation to the Sun by Dana Shamas This is the first in what I hope is a monthly series of articles about some aspect of yoga written by local yoga instructors and yoginis. Happy Su...

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Peter Gros on Preserving Wild Nature

Posted on 06-03-2018

Peter Gros on Preserving Wild Nature by Sandra Murphy Peter Gros, co-host of the original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom TV show, wildlife expert and environmental conservationist,...

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Top 10 Cities for Dogs

Posted on 06-03-2018

Top 10 Cities for Dogs San Francisco—dog parks, walkability and friendly restaurants Albuquerque—only 28 rainy days a year plus affordable housing Tucson—50 welcoming r...

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Top 10 Cities for Dogs

Posted on 06-03-2018

Top 10 Cities for Dogs San Francisco—dog parks, walkability and friendly restaurants Albuquerque—only 28 rainy days a year plus affordable housing Tucson—50 welcoming r...

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Pets Welcome Here

Posted on 06-03-2018

Pets Welcome Here Happy Places to Live and Travel Together by Sandra Murphy As of last year, 90 million dogs lived in American homes. Including cats, birds, fish, small animals and re...

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Doing Nothing

Posted on 06-03-2018

Doing Nothing Why Time-Outs Matter by April Thompson In a harried world where our work is never done, it’s tough to take time-outs to do nothing. But when we pump the brakes on ...

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All-Natural Beauty

Posted on 06-03-2018

All-Natural Beauty Health Concerns Revolutionize the Cosmetics Industry by Marlaina Donato From red carpets to Teen Vogue magazine, the natural beauty trend has taken the industry by ...

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Healthy Hydrating Recipes

Posted on 06-03-2018

Healthy Hydrating Recipes Blackberry + Lemon + Mint Electrolyte Drink Yields: 4 cups 4 blackberries, fresh or frozen ½ lemon, juiced 1 mint leaf (optional) 1 Tbsp ...

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Healthy Summer Hydratio

Posted on 06-03-2018

Healthy Summer Hydration Kids Love These Homemade Drinks by Judith Fertig At day camp or the pool, on the playing field or in the backyard, kids can get really thirsty, especially as ...

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Livable Communities We Love

Posted on 06-03-2018

Livable Communities We Love Good for People and the Planet by John D. Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist Many people define a livable city as one that is easy to get around in by foot, bike or ...

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Breathing While Running

Posted on 06-03-2018

Breathing While Running William Pullen: “Mindful breathing is simply making the observation of one’s breath being the priority over thoughts. Each time the mind interrupts, gently r...

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Running with the Kids

Posted on 06-03-2018

Running with the Kids Strengthens Body, Mind and Family Spirit by Marlaina Donato Combining regular exercise with quality family time can be an enjoyable and fun way to realize a heal...

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Eat Right to Sleep Well

Posted on 06-03-2018

Eat Right to Sleep Well 10 Foods Help Us Relax and Rest by Judith Fertig Getting enough sleep—or not—has a trickle-down effect. A study in the Journal of Obesity shows tha...

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Yoga Nidra is a new, and ancient, way to healing and wholeness

Posted on 04-26-2018

Yoga Nidra is a new, and ancient, way to healing and wholeness Do you desire to improve your health by increasing energy, relieving stress, increasing mental clarity, improving and restoring he...

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Training our mind to see Progress

Posted on 04-26-2018

Training our mind to see Progress by Tina Marie St.Cyr Learning simple, yet profound, tools that can help us shift our mental and emotional states and allow us to take our power back fro...

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Let Nature Comfort You

Posted on 04-26-2018

Let Nature Comfort You  by Sarah Gish There is nothing as exhilarating as standing in a huge expanse of natural beauty and feeling connected to all that is. I felt that way when I was a...

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Paul Hawken Shares a Plan to Reverse Global Warming

Posted on 04-26-2018

Paul Hawken Shares a Plan to Reverse Global Warming by Linda Sechrist For author Paul Hawken, a leading environmental entrepreneur working with a coalition of research fellows, advisors ...

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Touching the Earth: The Healing Powers of Going Barefoot

Posted on 04-26-2018

Touching the Earth The Healing Powers of Going Barefoot by Martin Zucker In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous. ~Aristotle Melanie Monteith, of San Di...

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Into the Woods: Nature Helps Kids Build Skills and Character

Posted on 04-26-2018

Into the Woods Nature Helps Kids Build Skills and Character by April Thompson A movement is afoot to get kids grounded in nature. Wilderness awareness programs, also known as primitiv...

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Healthy House--- Easy Ways to Green It Up

Posted on 04-26-2018

Healthy House Easy Ways to Green It Up by Avery Mack Living green isn’t difficult or expensive. Start small, one room at a time. In the Kitchen Defrosting trays ha...

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Five Steps to Take Today for a Healthier Climate

Posted on 04-26-2018

Five Steps to Take Today Swap tailpipes for pedals: Bike or walk instead of driving, especially for trips less than two miles, which comprise 40 percent of all car trips. A study in the journal Env...

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Why a Warming Planet is Harming Our Health

Posted on 04-26-2018

Healthy Climate, Healthy People Why a Warming Planet is Harming Our Health by Lisa Marshall Samantha Ahdoot’s son Isaac was 9 years old when he collapsed from the heat while pla...

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Gardening Asanas

Posted on 04-26-2018

Gardening Asanas Yoga Poses to Stay Pain-Free by Marlaina Donato Gardening is good for body and soul, but long hours and repetitive movements can negatively impact even the fittest bo...

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To Cool the Climate, Change Your Diet

Posted on 04-26-2018

To Cool the Climate, Change Your Diet Good Food Choices Enable Global Health by Judith Fertig Three years ago, the New York Times added a new word to the world’s food vocabulary...

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Healing With Your Human Body Field

Posted on 04-26-2018

Healing With Your Human Body Field by David & Virginia Landmesser   Quantum physics have shown that there is a regulating field of energy and information that operates in the physical b...

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Slow is the New Fast

Posted on 04-26-2018

Slow is the New Fast by Tina Marie St.Cyr As I approach my big ’50’, I have been taking inventory of the gifts my first 50 years has brought. I have learned to be more patie...

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AWAKE Meditation

Posted on 04-26-2018

AWAKE Meditation By Pho Nguyen There are many different styles of meditation or ways to meditate. The one that is best is the one that works best for you. What follows is the first in a seri...

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Ilona Selke on the Power of Dreaming Big

Posted on 04-26-2018

Ilona Selke on the Power of Dreaming Big by April Thompson For 30 years, international bestselling author, teacher and speaker Ilona Selke has inspired thousands of people worldwide...

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Sunshine on Our Shoulders-- Makes Us Happy and Health

Posted on 04-26-2018

Sunshine on Our Shoulders Makes Us Happy and Healthy by Kathleen Barnes Ever since skin cancer scares penetrated the national psyche in the mid-1980s, Americans have been conditioned ...

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Upbeat Kids: Five Steps to Positivity

Posted on 04-26-2018

Upbeat Kids Five Steps to Positivity by Tamar Chansky This is a family master plan for helping both children and adults resist negative thinking. Step One: Empathize with a Chi...

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Top 10 Tips to Tackle Food Waste at Home

Posted on 04-26-2018

Top 10 Tips to Tackle Food Waste at Home Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (And What We Can Do About It), suggests many ways to ...

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Frugal Foodie

Posted on 04-26-2018

Frugal Foodie Practical Uses for Aging Produce by Judith Fertig When Jacques Pépin was growing up in France during World War II, he watched his mother use every scrap of food t...

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Cook-It-Yourself Ethnic Recipes

Posted on 04-26-2018

Cook-It-Yourself Ethnic Recipes Smoky Yellow Split Peas (Tamatar Chana Dal) This vegan and gluten-free recipe traces its roots to Southeast India, where roasting spices to yield nutty-ho...

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The World’s Healthiest Cuisines

Posted on 04-26-2018

The World’s Healthiest Cuisines What Five Countries Can Teach Us about Good Eating by Judith Fertig Americans love to explore ethnic cuisines and then put their own “more ...

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Spice Up Healthy Cooking

Posted on 04-26-2018

Spice Up Healthy Cooking Six Seasonings with Surprising Payoffs by Amber Lanier Nagle Spices add a punch of extra flavor to our favorite dishes, but they also possess proven health an...

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Take Care of Yourself Before It’s Too Late

Posted on 04-26-2018

Take Care of Yourself Before It’s Too Late   by Sarah Gish We all know it’s important to take care of ourselves – science tells us, our teachers tell us, our frie...

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A Coach's Guide to Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Posted on 04-25-2018

How About That New Year’s Resolution? A Coach's Guide to Keeping New Year's Resolutions How have you kicked off the New Year? Did you set a resolution or two for yourself? ...

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Posted on 04-25-2018

18 Ozone Sauna Health Benefits DECEMBER 7, 2017 You must be familiar with the term “Ozone Sauna” if you are a skin health conscious? However, if this is a new term and you ...

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Do-Good Dogs Do Almost Anything

Posted on 04-25-2018

Do-Good Dogs Do Almost Anything Service Dogs Train to Help People in Need by Sandra Murphy Service dogs help an aging population live full lives in spite of limitations, no matter the...

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Self-Love

Posted on 04-25-2018

Self-Love by Charlie Chaplin Today I call it Simplicity. As I began to love myself, I freed myself of anyth...

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What’s Your Meditation Style?

Posted on 04-25-2018

What’s Your Meditation Style? Find the Right Practice for You by April Thompson More Americans than ever before are seeking the benefits of meditation, which notably improves me...

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How Teens Can Learn to Love Their Looks

Posted on 04-25-2018

Banishing Body-Image Blues How Teens Can Learn to Love Their Looks by Amber Lanier Nagle Many young women don’t feel comfortable in their own skin. A 21st-century global study s...

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Resilience Resources

Posted on 04-25-2018

Resilience Resources Helpful Organizations OptionB.org provides a supportive space online for survivors of trauma and adversity to share stories, connect with others and get help from expert...

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How to Strengthen Your Resilience Muscle

Posted on 04-25-2018

Rising Above Adversity How to Strengthen Your Resilience Muscle by April Thompson At one time or another, an estimated 70 percent of people experience a life-altering traumatic event,...

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Putting Extra Fun into Fitness

Posted on 04-25-2018

Be On the Ball Putting Extra Fun into Fitness by Marlaina Donato Their playful appearance as a beach ball look-alike makes exercise balls welcome props in home workouts, gyms and yoga...

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Foods Our Heart Will Love

Posted on 04-25-2018

Foods Our Heart Will Love Top 10 Heart-Healthy Choices by Judith Fertig “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning once penned this unforgetta...

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What is Stress Weight Loss and How Can You Achieve It ?

Posted on 04-24-2018

What is Stress Weight Loss and How Can You Achieve It ? by Christina De Jesus, Wellness Therapist Any source of stress placed upon the body, whether physical or emotional, triggers the productio...

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Money Esteem … the BIGGEST THREAT to our dreams.

Posted on 04-24-2018

Money Esteem … the BIGGEST THREAT to our dreams. By Tina Marie St.Cyr Our internal money conversation can empower or ruin our lives. Of all the resources we have in our liv...

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How Will You Trust in Spirit?

Posted on 04-24-2018

How Will You Trust in Spirit? by Sarah Gish I was making bracelets for my I9NITE YOUR LIFE art project (www.IgniteYourOwnLife.com) with sober teens and one of them proudly handed me her crea...

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Don’t Overfeed Fido

Posted on 04-24-2018

by Karen Shaw Becker Cancer is the leading cause of canine fatalities in the U.S., Europe and Japan. Often diagnosed too late, the risks, heartache and expense of aggressive traditi...

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Five Ways to Manifest Our Desires

Posted on 04-24-2018

Expect a Miracle Five Ways to Manifest Our Desires by J. Marie Novak According to a Pew Forum study, nearly 80 percent of Americans believe in miracles. When we think we can’t h...

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Media Promote Junk Food

Posted on 04-24-2018

Media Promote Junk Food by Amber Lanier Nagle Secondary causes of childhood obesity include pervasive junk food marketing. A recent study in Obesity Reviews showed that young people expo...

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Healthy Weight Kids

Posted on 04-24-2018

Healthy Weight Kids Food Choices that Prevent Obesity by Amber Lanier Nagle Small changes in daily eating routines translate into healthier weight for America’s kids. ...

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Generosity Cheers Mind, Body and Spirit

Posted on 04-24-2018

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Sugar Linked to Depression

Posted on 04-23-2018

Sugar Linked to Depression The journal Scientific Reports recently published a study that confirmed a link between a diet high in sugar and common mental disorders. In 2002, researchers, from B...

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Hemp Oil Cuts Seizure Frequency in Half .

Posted on 04-23-2018

Hemp Oil Cuts Seizure Frequency in Half Research from the New York University Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center has found that cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive extract of hemp oil, significa...

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Fish Oil Twice Weekly Eases Arthritis

Posted on 04-23-2018

Fish Oil Twice Weekly Eases Arthritis Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, where the body's immune system m...

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Red Wine Less Toxic than White

Posted on 04-23-2018

Red Wine Less Toxic than White Alcohol has been linked with cancer in about 3.6 percent of cases worldwide, due to the presence of acetaldehyde, which damages DNA and prevents it from repairing...

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Lutein in Greens and Eggs Slows Cognitive Aging

Posted on 04-23-2018

Lutein in Greens and Eggs Slows Cognitive Aging Healthy diet options of spinach and kale may also help keep our brains fit. In a study from the University of Illinois appearing in Frontiers in ...

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Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Posted on 04-23-2018

Aerobics Keep the Brain Young Simple movement turns out to be the best way to lift mood, improve memory and protect the brain against age-related cognitive decline, according to Harvard Medical...

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10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

Posted on 04-23-2018

10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death Researchers at the Imperial College London say that five servings of fruits and vegetables is a good start, but more is better. After conducting a ...

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Kick the Plastic Habit Choose Earth-Friendly Alternatives

Posted on 04-23-2018

Kick the Plastic Habit Choose Earth-Friendly Alternatives by Avery Mack Grocery bags, bottles, cups and straws comprise much of the 9.1 billion tons of plastic manufactured worldwide ...

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Recycled Plastics Put to Good Use.

Posted on 04-23-2018

Recycled Plastics Put to Good Use Australia’s Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training at Deakin University has an affordable way to increase the availability of potable (drinka...

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Glyphosate Found in Breakfast Foods

Posted on 04-23-2018

Of 24 breakfast foods samples tested by the Alliance for Natural Health USA, 10 showed the presence of glyphosate. Executive and Legal Director Gretchen DuBeau states, “We expected that ...

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Safer Product Controls Citrus Pests

Posted on 04-23-2018

Safer Product Controls Citrus Pests The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Pest Regulation have approved CRS Plus, an aerosol pheromone biopesticide product that ...

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San Francisco Moves Toward Zero Waste

Posted on 04-23-2018

San Francisco Moves Toward Zero Waste The San Francisco Department of the Environment’s list of materials allowed in blue recycling bins has been expanded to include plastic bags, paper ...

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Meatless Millennials

Posted on 04-23-2018

Meatless Millennials Young Vegetarians Worry Meat Industry The 2017 Chicken Marketing Summit in North Carolina involved hundreds of leaders from fast-food chains, marketing agencies and poul...

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Cardiologists Urge Plant-Based Hospital Meals

Posted on 04-23-2018

Cardiologists Urge Plant-Based Hospital Meals The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is advising hospitals in improving patient menus by adding healthy, plant-based options and removing proce...

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Corporate Programs Boost Health and Bottom Line

Posted on 04-23-2018

Corporate Programs Boost Health and Bottom Line Corporate wellness programs are linked to a 25 percent reduction in absenteeism and sick leave, 25 percent reduction in health costs and 32 perce...

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City Greenery Boosts Public Health

Posted on 04-23-2018

City Greenery Boosts Public Health Urban trees reduce obesity and depression, improve productivity, boost educational outcomes and reduce incidence of asthma and heart disease for residents, ye...

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Secrets to Better Furniture

Posted on 04-23-2018

Secrets to Better Furniture A new year can prompt us to refresh the look and feel of our home. Eco-minded individuals may wish to spruce up a treasured piece of furniture or find a replacement...

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Eight Ways to Banish Stress

Posted on 04-23-2018

Eight Ways to Banish Stress by Lisa Marshall We can take charge and do even more things to keep stress at bay in the first place, says Christine Carter, Ph.D., a University of California...

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Dial Down Stress

Posted on 04-23-2018

Dial Down Stress How to Stay Calm and Cool by Lisa Marshall Whether from natural disasters, divisive politics, unmanageable workloads or a smartphone culture that makes it tough to un...

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Breathwalking Adds Benefits

Posted on 04-23-2018

Breathwalking Adds Benefits This kundalini yoga breathing technique, when combined with a brisk walking program, changes the basic rhythms of the body, even at cellular levels, according to the...

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Keep Moving to Stay Fit

Posted on 04-23-2018

10,000 Steps and Counting Keep Moving to Stay Fit by Kathleen Barnes We have become a nation of couch potatoes. The average American takes only 5,900 steps a day, somewhat better than...

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Eat Wheat Again

Posted on 04-23-2018

Eat Wheat Again Eight Ways to Restore Gut Health by John Douillard New York University Langone Medical Center recently reported that 74 percent of Americans experience some form of di...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Enjoy life.” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 04-23-2018

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Enjoy life.”    by Sarah Gish “Enjoy life” is the twelfth way to ignite your life in my “IGNITE YOUR LIFE!” art project and...

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Posted on 04-23-2018

Naps Boost Toddler Talk Researchers from the University of Oxford, in the UK, have found that infants that take more daytime naps tend to develop a larger vocabulary at an earlier age than thei...

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.Gut Bacteria Imbalance Linked to Chronic Fatigue

Posted on 04-23-2018

Gut Bacteria Imbalance Linked to Chronic Fatigue Fifty healthy patients and 50 with chronic fatigue syndrome were tested for bacteria and immune molecules by researchers from Columbia Universit...

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Pink Noise While Asleep Helps Memory

Posted on 04-23-2018

Pink Noise While Asleep Helps Memory Researchers from Northwestern University have found that acoustic stimulation using pink noise (random sound with more low frequencies than white noise) inc...

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Regular Sleep Times Promote Health

Posted on 04-23-2018

Regular Sleep Times Promote Health A report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that 35 percent of U.S. adults don’t get adequate sleep. Dr. W. Chris Winter,...

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Tai Chi Eases the Blues

Posted on 04-23-2018

Tai Chi Eases the Blues Boston researchers found a reduction in depressive symptoms among people that practice tai chi among 50 Chinese-Americans diagnosed with depression. They were divided in...

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‘Dear Diary’ Comforts the Elderly

Posted on 04-23-2018

‘Dear Diary’ Comforts the Elderly A UK study of 19 elderly volunteers participating in a 12-week training program for providing companionship to dying patients showed that consideri...

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Milk Chocolate Also Benefits Heart Health

Posted on 04-23-2018

Milk Chocolate Also Benefits Heart Health High-cacao dark chocolate contains high levels of flavanol, a compound known for its heart health benefits, but less is known about diluted foods such ...

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Alcohol Affects Our Heartbeat

Posted on 04-23-2018

Alcohol Affects Our Heartbeat German researchers studied the correlation between cardiac arrhythmia and alcohol consumption using about 3,000 middle-aged volunteers for 16 days during Oktoberfe...

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Microplastic Mess Threatens World Oceans

Posted on 04-23-2018

Microplastic Mess Threatens World Oceans Scientists from the University of Hull and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have published research in the journal Science of the Total Environment sh...

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Chimps, Zebrafish and Bees Communicate Like We Do

Posted on 04-22-2018

Chimps, orangutans and bonobo apes are now known to be capable of understanding what others are thinking and recognize human beliefs, an ability once thought to be impossible. A team led by Ch...

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Digitalizing Data Helps Rainforest Census

Posted on 04-22-2018

The Amazon rainforest is thought to harbor a greater diversity of trees than anywhere else on Earth, but the exact number has long been a mystery. In 2013, scientists estimated that the number...

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New Options for Independent Co-Housing

Posted on 04-22-2018

New Options for Independent Co-Housing For 20 years, Maria Brenton, an outspoken proponent of older people living independently, has been campaigning and planning for the opening of a different...

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New Tech May Relieve Elder Isolation

Posted on 04-22-2018

Robot Roomies New Tech May Relieve Elder Isolation      Approximately a third of those older than 65 and half of elders at least 85 live alone, as do many people wi...

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Re-gift or Recycle Smart Phones

Posted on 04-22-2018

Erase E-Waste Re-gift or Recycle Smart Phones When replacing holiday purchases of smartphones and other electronic devices, don’t just trash the old ones. Manufacturing electronics con...

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Pets LOVE Music

Posted on 04-22-2018

Pets LOVE Music Each Species Grooves to Its Own Beat by Sandra Murphy He could tell by the way animals walked that they were keeping time to some kind of music. Maybe it was the s...

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Five Ways to Make the New Year Sparkle

Posted on 04-22-2018

Inspired Living Five Ways to Make the New Year Sparkle by Kelly Martinsen Inspiration may strike anywhere, at any time. The trick is nurturing the process to appear on demand when we ...

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12 Happy Holiday Tips

Posted on 04-22-2018

12 Happy Holiday Tips How to Really Enjoy the Season by Dianne Bischoff James Feelings of comfort and joy can seem elusive when the holiday to-do list looms or runs amuck. The season ...

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.Raising Connected, Confident Kids

Posted on 04-22-2018

Awake Parenting Raising Connected, Confident Kids by Judith Fertig One of the greatest challenges parents face is connecting with their children in deep and meaningful ways. The aim o...

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Go Eco Like Grandma

Posted on 04-22-2018

Go Eco Like Grandma Honor Her Wisdom in New Ways by Avery Mack “Use it up, wear it out, make do or do without” was the motto of past generations. Today it’s recycle,...

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The New Face of Sports Medicine

Posted on 04-22-2018

Championing Holistic Athletes The New Face of Sports Medicine by Marlaina Donato From college athletics to Olympic training, sports medicine has a new holistic face. Coaches an...

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Colorful Good Health in Holiday Dishes

Posted on 04-22-2018

The Gifts of Citrus Colorful Good Health in Holiday Dishes by Judith Fertig Winter citrus fruits that arrive in a gift basket or show up on sale at the grocer present a welcome bright...

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DIY First-Aid for Dogs- Eight Natural Home Remedies

Posted on 11-18-2017

DIY First-Aid for Dogs Eight Natural Home Remedies by Karen Becker Many pet parents check their cabinets first to treat minor health issues with their canine companion. Three helpful ...

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Books Your Kid Will Love

Posted on 11-18-2017

Books Your Kid Will Love Advice for Parents from Award-Winners by Randy Kambic While kids may list movies, video games, music downloads and other media featuring their favorite athlet...

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Pumped Up about Geothermal

Posted on 11-18-2017

Pumped Up about Geothermal Homeowners Like its Eco-Friendly Cost Savings by Jim Motavalli It’s uncertain times for home-based geothermal heating and cooling, which has been tren...

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Lissa Rankin on Moving from Fear to Freedom

Posted on 11-18-2017

Lissa Rankin on Moving from Fear to Freedom by April Thompson Lissa Rankin wears many hats: physician, mystic, author, artist, speaker and blogger. What unites her many pursuits is ...

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Sharable Thanksgiving: Ways to Share What Really Matters

Posted on 11-18-2017

Sharable Thanksgiving Ways to Share What Really Matters by Marlaina Donato Thanksgiving inspires a season of appreciation for what sustains and gives meaning to life. Share Goo...

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Retreats for All Faiths

Posted on 11-18-2017

Retreats for All Faiths Retreat centers vary from nondenominational to those aligned with a faith, but even within a tradition, styles of meditation vary. The following opportunities highlight ...

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Sacred Silence: Discover the Benefits of Quiet at a Silent Retreat

Posted on 11-18-2017

Sacred Silence Discover the Benefits of Quiet at a Silent Retreat by April Thompson Individuals seeking to escape life’s ceaseless distractions, deepen their personal spiritual ...

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Live Diabetes-Free- Prevent and Reverse It Naturally

Posted on 11-18-2017

Live Diabetes-Free Prevent and Reverse It Naturally by Linda Sechrist More health practitioners today are recognizing both the mind-body connection and energetic and metaphysical insi...

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Stretching Guide at a Glance

Posted on 11-18-2017

Stretching Guide at a Glance Static What it is: Hold a stretch in a challenging, but not painful position for 10 to 30 seconds until feeling discomfort; once this is felt, the muscle then re...

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Stretch Yourself: Four Ways to Flex Your Muscles

Posted on 11-18-2017

Stretch Yourself Four Ways to Flex Your Muscles by Marlaina Donato Whether working out at the gym or taking to the trails, stretching is sometimes an overlooked asset to any exercise ...

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Healthy Holiday Stuffing Recipes

Posted on 11-18-2017

Healthy Holiday Stuffing Recipes Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed With Black Rice, Pecans, Dried Cranberries and Tempeh Yields: 8 servings Squash: 4 acorn squashes (1½ lb ea...

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Not Your Grandma’s Stuffing

Posted on 11-18-2017

Not Your Grandma’s Stuffing Healthy Twists on Old Favorites by Judith Fertig Thanksgiving side dishes continue to evolve, even though traditional entrées still hold pride...

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What can a Life Coach do for you?

Posted on 11-18-2017

What can a Life Coach do for you? As Hurricane Harvey ripped through our beautiful city, many of us watched in devastation as we lost everything we owned. Others of us were luckier. We all witn...

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Silent Retreats: the stepping stone towards Awake World

Posted on 11-18-2017

 Silent Retreats: the stepping stone towards Awake World In a busy world like today, it’s hard to even think about squeezing time in to just relax and not do anything… much le...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Learn something new.” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 11-18-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Learn something new.”    by Sarah Gish “Learn something new.” is the eleventh way to ignite your life in my “IGNITE YOUR LIFE!&rd...

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On Moving from Looking to Seeing

Posted on 11-18-2017

On Moving from Looking to Seeing by April Thompson For the past 40 years, Robert Llewellyn has photographed thousands of unique beauties—many of them trees, flowers, seeds and othe...

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Spirulina Reduces Weight and Cholesterol

Posted on 11-17-2017

Spirulina Reduces Weight and Cholesterol Spirulina platensis, a single-celled blue-green algae used in supplements, is often taken for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. A new st...

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Banning Trans Fats Lowers Heart Attacks

Posted on 11-17-2017

Banning Trans Fats Lowers Heart Attacks Eleven counties in New York instituted restrictions on trans fatty acids in restaurants in 2007. Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine used...

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Women Live Longer Surrounded by Greenery

Posted on 11-17-2017

Women Live Longer Surrounded by Greenery Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in Boston, followed 108,630 U.S. women enrolled i...

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Vitamin D plus Calcium Lowers Cancer Risk

Posted on 11-17-2017

Vitamin D plus Calcium Lowers Cancer Risk Researchers from Creighton University School of Nursing, in Omaha, Nebraska, studied 2,303 healthy postmenopausal women to determine whether a link bet...

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Music Soothes Pain after Surgery

Posted on 11-17-2017

Music Soothes Pain after Surgery Researchers from the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, in New York City, studied the impact of music therapy on 60 patients...

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Walking Reduces Symptoms of Dementia

Posted on 11-17-2017

Walking Reduces Symptoms of Dementia A study from the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, examined the impact of regular walking on people with vascular cognitive impairment, the seco...

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Resveratrol May Help Eye Health

Posted on 11-17-2017

Resveratrol May Help Eye Health Resveratrol is a natural substance found in grapes, peanuts, blueberries and other foods that’s known for its heart-protective nature. Researchers believe ...

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Biodegradable Reeboks Help Solve Waste Problem

Posted on 11-17-2017

Biodegradable Reeboks Help Solve Waste Problem Reebok is introducing a completely compostable sneaker designed to neither harm the environment when created nor potentially clog a landfill when...

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Innovative Building Material Trumps Concrete

Posted on 11-17-2017

Innovative Building Material Trumps Concrete Concrete and steel allow us to build immense houses, skyscrapers and dams, but in 2012, the U.S. Energy Information Administration determined that c...

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Toddlers Routinely Reach for French Fries

Posted on 11-17-2017

Toddlers Routinely Reach for French Fries A collaborative study published in the journal Pediatrics concludes that toddlers under the age of 2 are more likely to eat French fries than vegetabl...

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Court Removes Manmade Barriers

Posted on 11-17-2017

Court Removes Manmade Barriers A legal challenge in Washington state may require spending nearly $2 billion to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. The Ninth U...

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Forests Shift West with Climate Change

Posted on 11-17-2017

Forests Shift West with Climate Change The consequences of climate change are impacting plant species in unanticipated, but logical ways; for instance, conifers and other needle trees are movin...

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Wind Turbines Kill Winged Creatures

Posted on 11-17-2017

Wind Turbines Kill Winged Creatures Wind turbines make for clean energy, but are dangerous to birds and bats. According to a study in the Wildlife Society Bulletin, approximately 573,000 birds ...

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Columbus Day Renamed to Honor First Peoples

Posted on 11-17-2017

Columbus Day Renamed to Honor First Peoples Many people feel that Christopher Columbus is partly responsible for the genocide of Native Americans, and bestowing him a day of celebration adds i...

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Save on Holiday Plane Tickets

Posted on 11-17-2017

Save on Holiday Plane Tickets The easiest way to save money on airfare is by being flexible, because flying on certain days at certain times can be more affordable. Shopping among airports and ...

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Decaying Autumn Leaves Feed Summer Gardens

Posted on 11-17-2017

Decaying Autumn Leaves Feed Summer Gardens In many parts of the U.S., autumn brings fallen leaves, and the benefits of composting can be extended via leaf molding. “You get new leaves eve...

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On Moving from Looking to Seeing

Posted on 10-01-2017

Nature Photographer Robert Llewellyn On Moving from Looking to Seeing by April Thompson For the past 40 years, Robert Llewellyn has photographed thousands of unique beauties—man...

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Feline Workforce

Posted on 10-01-2017

Feline Workforce Why a Job Is the Cat’s Meow by Sandra Murphy Some cats started their careers in barns with minimal job opportunities. With updated skills, they now boost office...

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Soul Shine

Posted on 10-01-2017

Soul Shine by Marianne Williamson Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am...

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Choosing a Chiropractor

Posted on 10-01-2017

Choosing a Chiropractor How to Find the Best One by Marlaina Donato Chiropractic medicine is known for its non-surgical approach to chronic pain and other musculoskeletal conditions,...

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School Om Work

Posted on 10-01-2017

School Om Work Kids Calm Themselves with Meditation by April Thompson Schoolchildren are learning the calming effect of tuning into their minds and bodies through a pioneering...

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15 Ways to Craft a Circle of Caring

Posted on 10-01-2017

Creating Community 15 Ways to Craft a Circle of Caring by Linda Buzzell In facing up to today’s degrading environmental, economic, political, social and hyper-individualist...

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Chiropractic Techniques Sampler

Posted on 09-30-2017

Chiropractic Techniques Sampler Activator Method – A small, handheld instrument is used to gently address targeted areas for many conditions, especially low back pain and specific types o...

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Transformative Travel

Posted on 09-30-2017

Transformative Travel Outer Adventures, Inner Journeys by April Thompson An open-hearted journey can take unexpected paths. More travelers today are searching for deep and las...

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Best Bone Test

Posted on 09-30-2017

Best Bone Test The most common way of testing bone density is a DEXA (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) scan. The result is called a T-score and is one place where a zero is perfect. A score of...

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Yoga for Bones

Posted on 09-30-2017

Yoga for Bones Yoga doesn’t involve bouncing or jumping for the most part, but it can be helpful in maintaining strong bones, says Sherri Betz, a Santa Cruz, California, physical therapis...

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A Few Fermented Recipes to Start

Posted on 09-30-2017

A Few Fermented Recipes to Start by Judith Fertig “Fermented foods are well known for building gut health. Now a growing body of research shows that they improve immunity, brain an...

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Bounce, Leap and Lunge Your Way to Bone Health

Posted on 09-30-2017

Building Better Bones Bounce, Leap and Lunge Your Way to Bone Health by Kathleen Barnes Success in the quest for stronger bones is possible at any age. Start and Stay Young ...

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Fermented Foods Revival

Posted on 09-30-2017

Fermented Foods Revival Rediscover Probiotic-Rich Foods by Judith Fertig Colorful jars of fermented Korean kimchee, Indian chutney, German sauerkraut and bottles of kombuc...

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dining naturally: The Loving Hut Houston

Posted on 09-28-2017

Loving Hut Houston This was my first time to dine at Loving Hut Houston. I seldom get out to Kirkwood Road so when I learned that the Vegan Society of PEACE was having their monthly meeting there, ...

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Your spine, your health, and you

Posted on 09-28-2017

Your spine, your health, and you  Warning-- what you read here may change your life! Dr. Jackie St. Cyr, DC and Dr. Katie Ray, DC In the world of healing, most of us have heard o...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Explore your creativity.”

Posted on 09-28-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Explore your creativity.”    by Sarah Gish “Explore your creativity.” is the 10th way to ignite your life in my “IGNITE YOUR LIFE...

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Tonsillectomies Help Only Temporarily

Posted on 09-24-2017

Tonsillectomies Help Only Temporarily Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville, Tennessee, examined the effectiveness of tonsillectomies in children with recurring th...

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Less Salt Reduces Nighttime Potty Visits

Posted on 09-24-2017

Less Salt Reduces Nighttime Potty Visits A study from Nagasaki University, in Japan, has found that reducing salt in the diet can cut down on the number of trips to the bathroom during the nigh...

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Early Birds Eat Better and Exercise More

Posted on 09-24-2017

Early Birds Eat Better and Exercise More Researchers from Helsinki, Finland, analyzed data from 2,000 people to find out how sleeping patterns affected their food choices. They discovered indiv...

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Caring for Others Prolongs Life

Posted on 09-24-2017

Caring for Others Prolongs Life Researchers from several international universities have found that seniors that provide caregiving services live longer than those that do not. The scientists a...

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Beetroot Juice Helps Older Brains Act Younger

Posted on 09-24-2017

Beetroot Juice Helps Older Brains Act Younger Beets contain high levels of dietary nitrate, which can increase blood flow and improve exercise performance. Researchers from Wake Forest Universi...

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Meditation and Music Aid Memory in Early Stages of Alzheimer’s

Posted on 09-24-2017

Meditation and Music Aid Memory in Early Stages of Alzheimer’s A new study from West Virginia University, in Morgantown, reveals that listening to music and practicing meditation may help...

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Yoga Eases Eating Disorders

Posted on 09-24-2017

Yoga Eases Eating Disorders Researchers from Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, have found that regular yoga practice can help reduce anxiety and depression in young women with eati...

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Floating Away Stress

Posted on 09-24-2017

Floating Away Stress Isolation Tanks Induce Deep Rest and Healing by Gina McGalliard Sensory isolation in a floatation tank is known for inducing deep relaxation with subsequent impro...

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Excess in Food and Tap Water Harm Pets

Posted on 09-24-2017

by Karen Becker In 2009, an Environmental Working Group (EWG) study found that bone meal and animal byproducts in eight of 10 major national dog food brands contain fluoride in amou...

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Joining Science to Spirituality

Posted on 09-24-2017

Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo on Joining Science to Spirituality by Linda Sechrist In 2008, the Sebastopol, California filmmaking team of Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo created Science and Nondua...

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Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Posted on 09-24-2017

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life Simple Strategies for Staying on Track by Marlaina Donato Renowned yogi and international teacher Rodney Yee, of New York City, has maintained an i...

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Being Beauty

Posted on 09-24-2017

Being Beauty What Makes Us Glow by Glennon Doyle Melton Plenty of people are pretty, but haven’t yet learned how to be beautiful. They have the right look for the times, but the...

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Milk Muddle

Posted on 09-03-2017

Organic Milk Producer Under Pressure The Aurora Organic Dairy pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colorado, are home to more than 15,000 cows—more than 100 times the size of a typical...

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Lasers Stamp Prices on European Produce

Posted on 09-03-2017

Lasers Stamp Prices on European Produce Food retailers are aiming to cut plastic and cardboard packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using high-tech laser “natu...

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Winnebago Assists Computer Literacy

Posted on 09-03-2017

Winnebago Assists Computer Literacy Librarian Shannon Morrison drives the Digibus, a new, 40-foot-long Winnebago computer classroom that hit the road in January bound for Fresno County, Califo...

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Gestalt-Based Curricula Emerging

Posted on 09-03-2017

Gestalt-Based Curricula Emerging Finland, internationally renowned for innovative educational practices, is poised to become the first country to eliminate school subjects. Officials are making...

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Retired Volunteers Keep National Parks Humming

Posted on 09-03-2017

Retired Volunteers Keep National Parks Humming Retirees are volunteering at hundreds of nationally protected lands. They staff visitor centers, do maintenance, clean up debris and remind visito...

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Outdoor Play

Posted on 08-30-2017

Outdoor Play “We are innately connected to nature, but need to provide opportunities to make that connection,” says Patti Bailie, former assistant director of Antioch University&rsq...

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Nature’s Classroom Outdoor Learning Engages the Whole Child

Posted on 08-30-2017

Nature’s Classroom Outdoor Learning Engages the Whole Child by Meredith Mongtomery Nature-based schools provide a child-centered, guided discovery approach to early learning tha...

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Solar Heats Up Demand Surges as Prices Fall

Posted on 08-30-2017

Solar Heats Up Demand Surges as Prices Fall by Jim Motavalli Now is a good time to buy a solar system and get off the grid. Solar photovoltaic prices have fallen 67 percent in the las...

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Aging with Passion and Purpose

Posted on 08-30-2017

Aging with Passion and Purpose Finding Fulfillment, Creativity and Meaning by Deborah Shouse Want to age well? The answer isn’t in your 401k. Self-acceptance, a positive attitud...

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Healthy Tailgating Recipes

Posted on 08-30-2017

Healthy Tailgating Recipes Crowd-Pleasing Marinated Green Beans Yields: 8 servings This simple salad is easy to double or triple. Make it the day before the game and refrigerate. ...

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Healthy Tailgating Foods to Cheer For

Posted on 08-30-2017

Fabulous Fan Fare Healthy Tailgating Foods to Cheer For by Judith Fertig Eat, play, party… and repeat. We may call it tailgating, fangating, homegating, a watch party or simply...

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Yoga: A Journey Through The Chakras By Lin Weiss

Posted on 08-30-2017

Yoga: A Journey Through The Chakras By: Lin Weiss When we hear the word “Chakra” it often gets dismissed as lofty or “woo-woo” in a sort of New Age-y, roll of the eye...

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Yoga for EveryBODY By Laura Burns

Posted on 08-30-2017

Yoga for EveryBODY By Laura Burns The Body Positive movement has created a shift in how we view the relationship between our bodies and our minds. Body positivity affirms that each of us deserve...

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5 Reasons to Switch to a Holistic Dentist

Posted on 08-01-2017

5 Reasons to Switch to a Holistic Dentist A Conversation with Dr. David Lerner of the Center for Holistic Dentistry by Kazaray Taylor A visit to Dr. David Lerner, a holistic dentist in Y...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Be of Service” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 08-01-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Be of Service”    by Sarah Gish (AUGUST) “Allow forgiveness” is the 8th way to ignite your life in my “IGNITE YOUR LIFE!” a...

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The Importance of Writing Down Dreams

Posted on 08-01-2017

The Importance of Writing Down Dreams By Paul Emekwulu Having dreams is a common human experience, and keeping a dream journal helps to preserve these nighttime experiences that we tend to forge...

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Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation

Posted on 08-01-2017

Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation Scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, and Harvard Medical School, in Boston, tested the effect of vacations and meditatio...

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Chinese Fungi Relieves Asthma Suffering

Posted on 08-01-2017

Chinese Fungi Relieves Asthma Suffering Researchers from Capital Medical University, in Beijing, China, tested the effectiveness of Cordyceps sinensis, a traditional Chinese medicine derived fr...

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Massage Relieves Chronic Back Pain

Posted on 08-01-2017

Massage Relieves Chronic Back Pain Researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University, in Indianapolis, set out to find out if massage therapy—typically an out-of-pocket expense not co...

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Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity

Posted on 08-01-2017

Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity A study from the University of Washington, in Seattle, tested the relationship of immune system functioning to lack of adequate sleep. To rule out genetic fac...

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Maple Syrup Gives Good Gut

Posted on 08-01-2017

Maple Syrup Gives Good Gut Researchers from the University of Rhode Island have discovered that pure maple syrup contains inulin, a complex carbohydrate that serves as a prebiotic. It encourage...

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Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk

Posted on 08-01-2017

Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk Scientists from the University of Oxford and the Chinese Medical Academy studied 500,000 healthy adults in China for seven years, tracking medical records of il...

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Natural Sounds Soothe the Brain

Posted on 08-01-2017

Natural Sounds Soothe the Brain Sussex University researchers in the UK tested the brain activity of 17 healthy subjects as they listened to a series of soundscapes from either natural or artif...

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Citizen Scientists Needed for Carbon Storage Experiment

Posted on 08-01-2017

Australian scientists have launched a project to bury tens of thousands of teabags in wetlands around the world to discover how efficient they are at capturing and storing carbon dioxide. Alre...

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Orca Finale

Posted on 08-01-2017

Sea Mammals Freed from Showtime The California Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act, sponsored by Congressman Adam Schiff, is aimed to end the famous SeaWorld orca shows. “It ...

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Buzzing RoboBees

Posted on 08-01-2017

Buzzing RoboBees Tiny Robots Seen as Tech Fix for Extinct Bees Harvard University researchers led by engineering professor Robert Wood have introduced the first RoboBees—bee-sized robo...

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Waterways Granted Personhood

Posted on 08-01-2017

Waterways Granted Personhood This year, the Whanganui River, in New Zealand, became the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person. Equally vital, a court in norther...

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Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions

Posted on 08-01-2017

Tuna Turnaround Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions Levels of highly toxic mercury contamination in Atlantic bluefin tuna are rapidly declining, a trend that has been linked ...

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Ugly Produce Gains Status

Posted on 08-01-2017

Ugly Produce Gains Status Due to customer requests and petitions, more stores are beginning to stock the one in five pieces of produce that never made the cut before, due to quirky shapes or o...

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Urban Planning Goes Green

Posted on 08-01-2017

Urban Planning Goes Green Early American developers of Washington, D.C., and Savannah, Georgia, strove to recreate the plans of European cities that offered plenty of public squares and pa...

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Where to Go on Your Day Hike

Posted on 07-31-2017

Where to Go on Your Day Hike Along with checking your state’s departments of tourism and parks and recreation, here are some broader resources for finding local trails.  Ameri...

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What You Need for Your Dayhike

Posted on 07-31-2017

What You Need for Your Dayhike Time spent outside is best when we’re well-equipped. Here are some basic tips. Be prepared for weather, stay alert, plan ahead and have a trail ma...

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Escape into Nature with a Day Trip

Posted on 07-31-2017

Take a Hike Escape into Nature with a Day Trip by Marlaina Donato To many, hiking means long-distance treks through forests or backpacking remote terrain. “In reality, it’...

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How Changing Our Thinking Changes Everything

Posted on 07-31-2017

Ellen Langer on How Changing Our Thinking Changes Everything by April Thompson For 40 years, Social Psychologist Ellen Langer has conducted pioneering research on the power of our minds ...

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Dogs at Work

Posted on 07-31-2017

Dogs at Work Finding the Right Dog for the Job by Sandra Murphy Every dog needs a meaningful job. Like us, some need help figuring out what they want to be when they grow up; others c...

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Create a Love Nest

Posted on 07-31-2017

Create a Love Nest Set Out a Welcome Mat for a Soulmate by Arielle Ford Just as we need to create space in our daily schedule to nurture a new relationship, we must create space in ou...

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The Proper Pillow

Posted on 07-31-2017

The Proper Pillow by Randy Kambic The right natural pillow is a key component to restful sleep. In fact, pillow comfort and support are as critical to good sleep as the proper mattress. ...

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Five Solutions for Sleep Apnea

Posted on 07-31-2017

Get a Good Night’s Sleep Five Solutions for Sleep Apnea by Lloyd Jenkins An estimated 18 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of sleep apnea. From the Greek expressi...

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Fresh Looks at Autism

Posted on 07-31-2017

Fresh Looks at Autism Focusing on a Child’s Optimal Potential by Linda Sechrist A new paradigm shift regarding autism spectrum disorder (ASD) centers on evolving beliefs about t...

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Natural Ways to Prevent and Heal Cancer

Posted on 07-31-2017

Natural Ways to Prevent and Heal Cancer by Linda Sechrist Victorious warriors against cancer are speaking to other patients about their journeys of recovery and healing. Two who regularl...

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Feast in the Fields

Posted on 07-31-2017

Feast in the Fields The Rise of Pop-Up Organic Dining by John D. Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist The flip side of enjoying farm to table is taking the table to the farm. So-called “pop...

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WHAT IS SPIRITUAL LIBERATION? AND HOW IS IT POSSIBLE TO EXPERIENCE IT?

Posted on 07-23-2017

WHAT IS SPIRITUAL LIBERATION? AND HOW IS IT POSSIBLE TO EXPERIENCE IT? You could reasonably become suspicious from such a big statement and say: “how is it possible that something that...

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Three Tips For Opening The Path To Abundance By Ange Dickson Finn

Posted on 07-23-2017

Three Tips For Opening The Path To Abundance By Ange Dickson Finn What’s your definition of abundance? Lots of money? Nice things, cool trips? Outward success and admiration? Do a test ...

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THE FORGOTTEN ORGANS OF DETOXIFICATION By Nettie Ramsay, ND

Posted on 07-23-2017

THE FORGOTTEN ORGANS OF DETOXIFICATION By Nettie Ramsay, ND I guess it is understandable that your skin, bowels, lungs, kidneys and liver are not at the forefront of your mind every single day; th...

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The Detoxing and Medicinal Power of Movement by Dr. Daniel Dannug, DC, CCSP

Posted on 07-23-2017

The Detoxing and Medicinal Power of Movement by Dr. Daniel Dannug, DC, CCSP In today’s society as a whole, we’re seeing a shift towards natural and holistic options for food, health...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Be of Service” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 07-23-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Be of Service”    by Sarah Gish “Be of service.” is the sixth way to ignite your life in my “IGNITE YOUR LIFE!” art project...

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From Gratitude Journal to Dream Journal by Paul Emekwulu

Posted on 07-23-2017

From Gratitude Journal to Dream Journal Listening to Oprah Winfrey, the queen of talk shows, on her show on July 3, 2000, as she discussed the importance of keeping gratitude journal,...

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Doggie Detox Tips

Posted on 07-23-2017

Doggie Detox Tips Be aware that glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide is prevalent in nonorganic foods, widely used as a weed killer and to dry crops before harvesting. This hidden p...

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Dogs Need Detoxing Too

Posted on 07-23-2017

Dogs Need Detoxing Too 10 Ways to Detox Your Dog by Patricia Jordan You know that mercury is bad for people. John Moore, a prominent 20th-century mercury and dental health researcher,...

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An Awesome Antidote to Polarization

Posted on 07-23-2017

An Awesome Antidote to Polarization by Kirk J. Schneider We live in polarized times. The current polarization of the American electorate and federal government is rooted in “th...

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Enlightening Ideas about Money

Posted on 07-23-2017

Enlightening Ideas about Money Think Independence, Intimacy, Integrity by April Thompson Money influences our choice of job or home, and sense of security, worth and power; it can als...

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Fun Ways to Get Outside This Summer

Posted on 07-23-2017

Fun Ways to Get Outside This Summer Be a Kid Again With Your Own Family by Sandra Murphy Summer is calling and so is the great outdoors. Here are super vacation sites, inviting activi...

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Tart Cherry Aids Runner Performance

Posted on 07-23-2017

A study of distance runners by Texas A&M University, in College Station, determined that short-term supplementation of dried tart cherry powder improved running times, decreased inflammation and i...

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Tax and Pricing Policies Spur Healthier Eating

Posted on 07-23-2017

A meta-study from Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts, documents a revealing relationship between diet and food prices. The researchers found that taxation of unhealthy foods and price reducti...

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Colicky Babies Respond to Acupuncture

Posted on 07-23-2017

Research from Sweden has found that acupuncture helps reduce the crying of colicky babies. The study monitored 147 babies between the ages of 2 and 8 weeks with colic at four separate Swedish public c...

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Post-Stroke Exercise Improves Brain Function

Posted on 07-04-2017

Post-Stroke Exercise Improves Brain Function Research from the University of Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania, has established that structured physical activity following a stroke can significantly i...

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Unique Inflamed Gut Linked to Type 1 Diabetics

Posted on 07-04-2017

Unique Inflamed Gut Linked to Type 1 Diabetics Researchers in Milan, Italy, have found that individuals with Type 1 diabetes display a unique inflammatory signature and microbiome in their dige...

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Coal Phase-Out Boosts Citizen Health

Posted on 07-04-2017

Coal Phase-Out Boosts Citizen Health The province of Ontario began a complete phase out of its coal-fired power plants in 2005, with all of them having closed by 2015. While the costly measure ...

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Combo Probiotics Ease Hay Fever

Posted on 07-04-2017

Combo Probiotics Ease Hay Fever A study from the University of Florida, in Gainesville, has found that the probiotic combination of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria (sold as Kyo-Dophilus) helps ...

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Healthy Eye-Catching Eco Wear

Posted on 07-02-2017

Healthy Eye-Catching Eco Wear It’s in Style and Easy Care by Avery Mack Do less laundry. Live stain-free. Travel lighter. Smell better. Save the planet. ~ Ably Apparel motto ...

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5 Ways to Detox Every Day

Posted on 07-02-2017

5 Ways to Detox Every Day by Meredith Montgomery “As soon as we start eating healthier diets, our body is able to detoxify more efficiently and diseases begin to be reversed,&rdquo...

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Kitchen Garden Stays at White House

Posted on 07-02-2017

Kitchen Garden Stays at White House The W. Atlee Burpee home gardening company and the Burpee Foundation have contributed $2.5 million to the National Park Foundation to maintain the White Hous...

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Floating Trash-Eaters Clean Up Baltimore Harbor

Posted on 07-02-2017

Floating Trash-Eaters Clean Up Baltimore Harbor Mr. Trash Wheel and Professor Trash Wheel, the solar- and hydro-powered trash interceptors cleaning up Baltimore’s inner harbor, have the a...

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Food Grows Without Soil or Groundwater

Posted on 07-02-2017

Food Grows Without Soil or Groundwater Proponents of GMO (genetically modified) food may argue that the technique is necessary because the world is running out of resources. However, agricultu...

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Water Overtakes Sweet Sodas

Posted on 07-02-2017

Water Overtakes Sweet Sodas After decades of strong growth, bottled water consumption has outpaced carbonated soft drinks to become the largest beverage category by volume in the United States....

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Animals that Are No More

Posted on 07-02-2017

Animals that Are No More Every year, more species reach the brink of extinction to inhabit only the annals of natural history. Species that have officially disappeared forever as of 2016 report...

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Endangered Species Protection Act May Go Extinct

Posted on 07-02-2017

Endangered Species Protection Act May Go Extinct The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), passed in 1973, strengthened earlier federal protections for animals that had been nearly wiped out by...

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Neonic Pesticides Again Linked to Decline

Posted on 07-02-2017

Neonic Pesticides Again Linked to Decline A study in the journal Nature Communications examined wild bee populations relative to the use of controversial neonic (neonicotinoid) pestic...

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GMO Studies Compromised by Conflicts of Interest

Posted on 07-02-2017

GMO Studies Compromised by Conflicts of Interest An article published by the journal PLOS One reflects the opinion of researchers affiliated with France’s National Institute for Agricultu...

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Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads

Posted on 07-02-2017

Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads Displays of flowers populating highway meridians, road embankments and adjacent green spaces are often due to the efforts of garden clubs working with state dep...

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Natural Ways to Cleanse Body and Mind-Take Toxins Out of Your Life

Posted on 07-02-2017

Natural Ways to Cleanse Body and Mind Take Toxins Out of Your Life by Meredith Montgomery The term “detox” has been gaining traction in health circles, but cleansing pract...

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Healthy Eating Aids Bone Density

Posted on 05-21-2017

Healthy Eating Aids Bone Density The importance of calcium for bone health in women is widely known. Now a new study suggests that a diet of foods considered low-inflammatory, such as fruits, v...

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High-Intensity Workouts Keep People Coming Back

Posted on 05-21-2017

High-Intensity Workouts Keep People Coming Back A study from McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, has found that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) makes working out more enjoyable f...

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Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals

Posted on 05-21-2017

Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals Research from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology, in Khartoum, Sudan, tested the efficacy of ginger, cinnamon and a combination of both in re...

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California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup

Posted on 05-21-2017

California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup A Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan has ruled that the state of California will require Monsanto to place a ca...

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Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation

Posted on 05-20-2017

Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation Scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, and Harvard Medical School, in Boston, tested the effect of vacations and medit...

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Tuna Turnaround

Posted on 05-20-2017

Tuna Turnaround Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions Levels of highly toxic mercury contamination in Atlantic bluefin tuna are rapidly declining, a trend that has been linked ...

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Independence Heights Farm

Posted on 05-07-2017

Independence Heights Farm Resources are everywhere. Presently Last Organic Outpost has partnered with Kelvin Williams and Cayn James King of Food Everywhere Coalition to build a resource Farm. ...

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Vegan DIY Room Service

Posted on 05-07-2017

Vegan DIY Room Service by Dustin Harder Hotel Smoothie Yields: 1 serving 1 cup filtered water or apple juice Handful or two of tender, baby greens, such as baby spinach or k...

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Eating Vegan on the Road

Posted on 05-07-2017

Eating Vegan on the Road Clever Ways to Eat Healthy Anywhere by Judith Fertig Traveling can be tricky for those trying to eat a plant-based diet, especially on long stretches of highw...

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The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins

Posted on 05-07-2017

4 Reasons to Break a Sweat The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins by Deanna Minich Doctors, health experts and fitness gurus tell us that we should break a sweat every day—and for goo...

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Enlightening Ideas about Money

Posted on 05-07-2017

Enlightening Ideas about Money Think Independence, Intimacy, Integrity by April Thompson Money influences our choice of job or home, and sense of security, worth and power; it can als...

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Post-Stroke Exercise Improves Brain Function

Posted on 05-07-2017

Post-Stroke Exercise Improves Brain Function Research from the University of Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania, has established that structured physical activity following a stroke can significantly i...

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10 Ways to Detox Your Dog by Patricia Jordan

Posted on 05-06-2017

Dogs Need Detoxing Too 10 Ways to Detox Your Dog by Patricia Jordan You know that mercury is bad for people. John Moore, a prominent 20th-century mercury and dental health researcher,...

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Homeopathy for Joint Injury and Pain

Posted on 05-06-2017

Homeopathy for Joint Injury and Pain 6 Remedies for Relief by Shawn Messonnier Joint disease, specifically arthritis, is a common problem in dogs and cats, especially as they age. The...

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The Lifelong Lessons of Being a Dad

Posted on 05-06-2017

The Lifelong Lessons of Being a Dad by Ben Greenman What is being a father? Being a father is, at least in part, about beginning. It is rejuvenating to locate ourself near the start of a...

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Proven Relief for Shingles

Posted on 05-06-2017

Proven Relief for Shingles 6 Drug-Free Ways to Preempt the Pain by Margie King One in three people will develop shingles (Herpes zoster) during their lifetime. Although the painf...

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4 Ways to Set Digital Limits

Posted on 05-06-2017

4 Ways to Set Digital Limits Keeping the family in sync about the amount of digital media use is challenging. Here are some expert tips on maintaining a healthy balance. Decide the groun...

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How to Set Boundaries in the Digital Era

Posted on 05-06-2017

How to Set Boundaries in the Digital Era by April Thompson Minecraft. Pokemon. Snapchat. Digital media dominates childhood. That time youngsters used to spend playing with friends, being...

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Why Buy a Green Car

Posted on 05-06-2017

Why Buy a Green Car Fuel Economy Plus Sales Incentives Equal Big Savings by Jim Motavalli While some carmakers are filling showrooms with ever-larger gas-guzzling sport utility vehicl...

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Robot Parks Vehicles in China Lot

Posted on 05-06-2017

Robot Parks Vehicles in China Lot A robotic, laser-guided automated vehicle, manufactured by Shenzhen-based Yeefung Automation Technology Co. Ltd., has been installed in the Chinese city of Nan...

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Beauticians Empowered to Fight Domestic Abuse

Posted on 05-06-2017

Beauticians Empowered to Fight Domestic Abuse An amendment to a law that governs the cosmetology industry in Illinois recognizes that the relationship between hairdressers and their customers m...

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Common Agrichemicals Endanger Hundreds of Species

Posted on 05-06-2017

Common Agrichemicals Endanger Hundreds of Species Under the Obama Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found in its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects o...

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Clarity for ‘Use-by’ Dates on Food

Posted on 05-06-2017

Many Americans have been confused the “sell by” labels on groceries for 40 years. Now, the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the two largest indus...

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Vegetarian Protein Options on the Rise

Posted on 05-06-2017

Vegetarian Protein Options on the Rise Last year, the United Nations International Year of Pulses recognized dry peas, lentils and chickpeas because they are affordable, nutritious and have a l...

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Driverless Cars Promise Safety and Savings

Posted on 05-06-2017

Driverless Cars Promise Safety and Savings Hyundai demonstrated its Ioniq autonomous, or driverless, hybrid car concept at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, demonstrating that such vehicles&m...

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Tips to Avoid and Treat Poison Ivy Rash

Posted on 05-06-2017

Itchy Ivy Tips to Avoid and Treat Poison Ivy Rash Avoiding even slight contact with poisonous vines that secrete toxic oil goes far in preempting nasty blistering, skin pain and itching. If ...

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Break Free of Chronic Pain Natural Ways to Feel Much Better by Kathleen Barnes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Break Free of Chronic Pain Natural Ways to Feel Much Better by Kathleen Barnes A majority of Americans feel pain on a daily basis. According to the National Center for Health S...

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New Ways to Court Fitness

Posted on 05-06-2017

New Ways to Court Fitness Racquets and Paddles Get a Sporting Makeover by Randy Kambic Two fun ways to use tennis courts for fitness are showing big increases in popularity. Me...

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Pizzeria Recipes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Pizzeria Recipes Broccoli Rabe and Garlic Bruschetta Yields: 8 servings Hearty greens such as broccoli rabe, kale, Swiss chard and spinach are interchangeable here. A quick saut&e...

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Backyard Pizza Party Grill Your Own Scrumptious Pizzas and Flatbreads

Posted on 05-06-2017

Ready to fire up your barbie? Here are a few pointers using a typical backyard charcoal-style, with toxin-free hardwood lump charcoal, or a barbecue gas grill. Grill grates...

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For a Gentle Birth, Just Add Water

Posted on 05-06-2017

For a Gentle Birth, Just Add Water “I’m never having another LAND birth again!” That was my statement to my mother after I gave birth to my second child in 2009. It was my first w...

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Why is it a Must Investment for our Children?

Posted on 05-06-2017

What is Zen Meditation? Why is it a Must Investment for our Children? Meditation is a must investment for our children.  As a mother of two sons, and an educator at an elementar...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Listen to Your Heart” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 05-06-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Listen to Your Heart”  by Sarah Gish We were given two ears and one mouth so it’s obvious just by looking at our physical bodies that listening is more imp...

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Demystifying Homeopathy By: Lin Weiss, Holistic Health Practitioner

Posted on 05-06-2017

Demystifying Homeopathy By: Lin Weiss, Holistic Health Practitioner Homeopathic medicine is an alternative to western, pharmaceutically inclined medicine.  It can often cure disease...

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Taggart Siegel Seeks to Seed an Agricultural Revolution by April Thompson

Posted on 05-06-2017

Taggart Siegel Seeks to Seed an Agricultural Revolution by April Thompson                    &n...

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Decoding Dog Body Talk Three Signals of Anxiety by Susan Briggs

Posted on 05-06-2017

Decoding Dog Body Talk Three Signals of Anxiety by Susan Briggs Family dogs frequently accompany us on errands and outings away from their familiar home environment, and we want them ...

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When We Set Out Let Spirit Steer Us Mark Nepo

Posted on 05-06-2017

When We Set Out Let Spirit Steer Us Mark Nepo Teaching me how to steer the thirty-foot sailboat he built, my father would say, “It’s the sail that follows the wind, and th...

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Heart-Based Leadership Women Mobilize to Heal the World by Linda Sechrist

Posted on 05-06-2017

Heart-Based Leadership Women Mobilize to Heal the World by Linda Sechrist The Heart to Lead: Women as Allies for the Greater Good, a documentary film directed and produced by Cheryl G...

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Conscious Grandparenting

Posted on 05-06-2017

Conscious Grandparenting Create new memories, but also share old stories. “Kids want to hear about how their parents were as children, and it gives them as sense of history,” adv...

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The Joys of Grandparenting How to Mindfully Love Little Ones by April Thompson

Posted on 05-06-2017

The Joys of Grandparenting How to Mindfully Love Little Ones by April Thompson Being a grandparent can be magical; an opportunity to create both lifelong memories and formative experi...

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Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers

Posted on 05-06-2017

Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers A study from the University of Prague, in the Czech Republic, has found that extracts from the bark of the Hintonia latiflora, a tree grown in...

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Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk

Posted on 05-06-2017

Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk A study from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, has linked alcohol consumption with an increased ris...

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Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk

Posted on 05-06-2017

Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk Researchers from the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Denmark, discovered that expectant mothers that take omega-3 supplements while pregnant ...

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DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition

Posted on 05-06-2017

DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition Telomeres, located at the end of human chromosomes, protect DNA from deterioration. In human beings, multiple studies over the past decade have associated...

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Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players

Posted on 05-06-2017

Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players Researchers from Germany’s Goethe University, in Frankfurt, sought to determine the impact that the belief held by some that females are ...

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Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Posted on 05-06-2017

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits Researchers from the United Kingdom’s University of Winchester have found that cycling improves brain function. The study tested the cognitive funct...

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Herbs that Beat the Heat Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer by Barbara Pleasant

Posted on 05-06-2017

Herbs that Beat the Heat Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer by Barbara Pleasant Some of the best plants to keep as summer companions are herbs that enrich life with their flav...

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Balloon Doom Far-Flying Rubber Harms Sea Creatures

Posted on 05-06-2017

Balloon Doom Far-Flying Rubber Harms Sea Creatures Helium-filled balloons look pretty when released at special events, but they eventually become earthbound trash littering land and water, o...

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Pioneering Bike Paths Promise Easy Commutes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Pioneering Bike Paths Promise Easy Commutes Chicago has created 100 miles of new bike lanes in the last five years and plans to add another 50 miles of upgraded lanes with curbs to protect ride...

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New Seed Sharing Law in California

Posted on 05-06-2017

New Seed Sharing Law in California California is the fourth state to pass a law making it legal to swap seeds and collect them in non-commercial libraries. That’s good news, because the U...

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Marine Reserve Preserves Ocean Biodiversity

Posted on 05-06-2017

Marine Reserve Preserves Ocean Biodiversity The French government has expanded the Réserve Naturelle Nationale des Terres Australes Françaises, a highly protected marine reserve i...

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Cloth Better than Disposable for People and the Planet

Posted on 05-06-2017

Cloth Better than Disposable for People and the Planet Disposable diapers are the third most common consumer item in landfills. When even those labeled “eco-friendly” are covered by...

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Blessing the Birth by Deborah Shouse

Posted on 05-06-2017

Blessing the Birth by Deborah Shouse “The blessingway ceremony helps a woman prepare mentally, emotionally and spiritually for the work of birthing, opening her to instin...

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Natural Motherhood Creating the Best Start for New Life by Deborah Shouse

Posted on 05-06-2017

Natural Motherhood  Creating the Best Start for New Life by Deborah Shouse “A woman’s body is exquisitely designed to conceive, nurture and give birth,” says Dr...

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Mastering Self-Defense Staying Aware Avoids Problems by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Mastering Self-Defense Staying Aware Avoids Problems by Aimee Hughes “I began my personal training in the Non-Violent System (NVS) of self-defense with Grandmaster Verkerke in 1...

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Evaluating Alternative Milks by Judith Fertig

Posted on 05-06-2017

Evaluating Alternative Milks by Judith Fertig When dietary concerns, food sensitivities or curiosity prompt us to try alternative milks, it helps to know basic facts about the leading ty...

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Posted on 05-03-2017

Barefoot Running Improves Technique Barefoot running has become a popular activity for athletes, and with the right training, can be a helpful tool for many runners. A recent study from the Un...

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Eco-Friendly Home Building Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist

Posted on 05-03-2017

Eco-Friendly Home Building Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist Smart, innovative, technological breakthroughs are making buildings more energy-effi...

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Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Posted on 05-03-2017

Many grocery store foods are wrapped in plastic packaging that creates non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, even though thin, plastic films are not efficient at preventing spoilage. Some p...

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Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific

Posted on 05-03-2017

Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific The Pacific island nation of Kiribati has established one of the world’s second-largest (1.3 million-square-mile) shark sanctuaries, which bans commerc...

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Insects Assault America's Forests

Posted on 05-03-2017

Insects Assault America's Forests In a towering forest of centuries-old eastern hemlocks, the tiny hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life sucking sap and eventually killing the tree. The bu...

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Teen Finds Drought Solution in South Africa

Posted on 05-03-2017

Teen Finds Drought Solution in South Africa Kiara Nirghin, a South African teenage girl and recent winner of the Google Science Fair’s Community Impact Award for the Middle East and Afric...

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Adidas Recycles Ocean Plastic to Make Shoes

Posted on 05-03-2017

Adidas Recycles Ocean Plastic to Make Shoes In 2015, Adidas partnered with Parley for the Oceans to produce 50 pairs of shoes made from illegal fishing nets and other discarded plastic waste ta...

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Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide

Posted on 05-03-2017

Dirty Driving Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide When air pollution blanketed Paris for three days, authorities called it the worst bout in 10 years and made public transit free. ...

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Growing Organics Pesticide-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

Posted on 05-03-2017

Growing Organics Pesticide-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres According to data service Mercaris, the U.S. had a record 4.1 million acres of organic farmland in 2016, an 11 percent inc...

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Butterfly Rescue: How to Create Helpful Home Habitats

Posted on 05-03-2017

Butterfly Rescue How to Create Helpful Home Habitats We watch the graceful flight of colorful butterflies and appreciate their crucial role as pollinators. Establishing butterfly gardens or ...

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Run Fun: Races Beckon Beginners by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 05-03-2017

        Run Fun Races Beckon Beginners                          by Aimee Hughes “I’ve ...

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Egg-xactly Right Find Fresh, Tasty, Humane Eggs by Judith Fertig

Posted on 05-03-2017

Egg-xactly Right Find Fresh, Tasty, Humane Eggs by Judith Fertig Janice Cole, the author of Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes, knows how delicious a ...

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Medical Massage Targeted Therapy for Specific Ills

Posted on 04-03-2017

Medical Massage Targeted Therapy for Specific Ills by Linda Sechrist Sharon Puszko, Ph.D., founder of Daybreak Geriatric Massage Institute, in Indianapolis, teaches and certifies mass...

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More Eco-Yard Ideas

Posted on 04-03-2017

More Eco-Yard Ideas Edible Landscaping A kitchen garden represented by any kind of edible landscaping replaces some turf grass with produce. Carefully designed and maintained, it can be ...

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Eco Yards Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes

Posted on 04-03-2017

Eco Yards Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes by Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko “Traditional turf lawns are an ecological nightmare,” says John Greenlee, author of The ...

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Gluten Free. Is that for me? By Megan Magill

Posted on 02-26-2017

Gluten Free. Is that for me? By Megan Magill What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Why is it a bad thing? Gluten is not inherently ba...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Meditate Each Morning” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 02-26-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Meditate Each Morning”        by  Sarah Gish I was a kid when my parents took poet and counterculture guru Allen Ginsberg ...

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Dr. Joseph Mercola on Simple Steps to Well-Being by Judith Fertig

Posted on 02-12-2017

Dr. Joseph Mercola on Simple Steps to Well-Being by Judith Fertig Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Joseph Mercola has practiced as a board-certified family physician for more than 30 years...

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Natural Remedies for Itchy Pets Gentle Ways to Calm Allergies by Sandra Murphy

Posted on 02-12-2017

Natural Remedies for Itchy Pets Gentle Ways to Calm Allergies by Sandra Murphy Rather than routinely giving drugs to dogs and cats to relieve dry, itchy, skin or food allergies, consi...

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Fearless Eating How to Move Past Food Sensitivities by Kathleen Barnes

Posted on 02-12-2017

Fearless Eating How to Move Past Food Sensitivities by Kathleen Barnes Complaints of digestive upsets, brain fog, headaches, relentless food cravings and unrelieved stress appear to b...

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Kids Going Online at Bedtime Sleep Poorly

Posted on 02-12-2017

Kids Going Online at Bedtime Sleep Poorly A new study from King’s College London has found that children’s use of electronic devices close to bedtime can reduce their chances of a g...

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DHA Boosts Elder Brain Function

Posted on 02-12-2017

DHA Boosts Elder Brain Function Researchers from Tianjin Medical University, in Tianjin, China, have discovered that regularly taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) improves brain function in older...

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Wheezing Toddlers Prone to Food Allergies

Posted on 02-12-2017

Wheezing Toddlers Prone to Food Allergies Researchers in Singapore studied the relationship between eczema and wheezing in babies and food allergies in toddlers. Researchers collected data from...

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Stress and Fatigue Abate with Combo Supplement

Posted on 02-12-2017

Stress and Fatigue Abate with Combo Supplement A study from Dijon, France, found that a specific nutrient combination supplement can help reduce feelings of anxiety and tiredness. Researchers s...

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Eye-Health Nutrients Also Aid the Brain

Posted on 02-12-2017

Eye-Health Nutrients Also Aid the Brain Lutein and zeaxanthin are important carotenoids for eye health, filtering out harmful high-energy blue wavelengths of light and helping to protect and ma...

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The Five-Second Rule Debunked

Posted on 02-12-2017

The Five-Second Rule Debunked                            &nb...

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Veggie, Fish and Nut Fats Preserve Heart Health

Posted on 02-12-2017

Veggie, Fish and Nut Fats Preserve Heart Health Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, used data from previous studies to discern the association between dairy and ani...

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No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Posted on 02-12-2017

Anyone that has struggled to reduce their intake of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad” cholesterol) may have considered avoiding saturated fat in their diets, although the lates...

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Green Goodbyes Creative Ideas for Eco-Burial by Avery Mack

Posted on 02-12-2017

Natural burials allow those that lived their principles of an environmentally sound life to complete their days in a planet-friendly, personalized way. “The number of U.S. cemeter...

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Hello Gyro Workouts Use Natural Body Patterns by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 02-12-2017

“Imagine an exercise system that strengthens the body enough to be used in training world-class athletes, stretches more safely than any form of yoga and expands the core training concep...

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Reframing Your Life Story Create Your Own Hero’s Journey by Kim Schneiderman

Posted on 02-12-2017

Every life unfolds as a uniquely dynamic, purposeful and potentially heroic story that is open to interpretation, especially our own. We are the star and spin doctor of this work-in-progress, ...

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Silencing Cyberbullies How to Defuse Bad Actors by April Thompson

Posted on 02-12-2017

Whether it’s a damaging rumor posted on Facebook, a humiliating photo shared on Instagram or a threatening text, cyberbullying is increasing among today’s youth. A 2015 Cyberbullyi...

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Holistic Eye Care Taking the Whole Body into Account by Linda Sechrist

Posted on 02-12-2017

The “old wives’ tale” about eating carrots for healthy vision wasn’t wrong, but fell far short of a holistic approach to eye health. Today’s holistically trained ...

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Prime Sources of Healthy Fats

Posted on 02-12-2017

Functional medicine physician Mark Hyman suggests that we include four to five servings of fat in our diets every day. “In the last five years, the scientific evidence has been mounting ...

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Thumbs-Up on Fats Good Fat Doesn’t Make Us Fat by Judith Fertig

Posted on 02-12-2017

In an era of too much information, the role of fats in our diet has been a victim of not enough information. Today’s turnaround in nutritional thinking acknowledges natural fats as vital...

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Should you and your family receive a chiropractic check-up? s By Dr. Jackie St.Cyr, Network Spinal Analysis Chiropractor

Posted on 02-12-2017

Chiropractic for me and my family? Why? We don’t have back or neck pain.” If you are wondering about the answer to this question, you’ll want to read on. As chiropractors, we ofte...

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Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Posted on 02-12-2017

A study from Harvard Medical School, in Boston, has found that tai chi, a low-impact exercise and movement meditation, can help relieve chronic neck pain. Researchers divided 14 participants, ...

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Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Posted on 02-12-2017

Researchers from the Mount Sinai Medical Center, in Miami Beach, concluded in a 2016 review of research that chelation therapy using agents such as EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) can s...

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Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Posted on 02-12-2017

A 2016 review from Australia’s Murdoch University, in Perth, confirms the cognitive benefits of consuming plants in the Salvia genus, particularly sage. Cognition includes processes asso...

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Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Posted on 02-12-2017

A study from the University of Eastern Finland, in Kuopio, has found that less active boys perform worse in reading and arithmetic classes than their more active counterparts. Researchers stud...

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Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Posted on 02-12-2017

Ruopeng An, Ph.D., a kinesiology and community health professor at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, studied the hydration and dietary habits of more than 18,300 American adults ...

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Posted on 02-12-2017

Barefoot running has become a popular activity for athletes, and with the right training, can be a helpful tool for many runners. A recent study from the University of Jaén, in Spain, c...

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Run Fun Races Beckon Beginners by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 02-12-2017

“I’ve run in cities, rural areas and suburbs. I’ve run while deployed to military bases in the Middle East, in cities on four continents, in blazing heat and winter snowstorm...

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Eggs-pert Advice How to Buy Good Eggs from Happy Hensby by Judith Fertig

Posted on 02-12-2017

Janice Cole, the author of Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes, knows how delicious a really fresh egg tastes. She keeps three chickens she calls “the girls&rdquo...

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Enzyme Therapy for Pets A Key to Good Health by Shawn Messonnier

Posted on 02-12-2017

Enzymes are among the most commonly used supplements for cats and dogs because they are widely beneficial. They support digestive health and enhance nutrient absorption, as well as reduce infl...

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Medical Massage Targeted Therapy for Specific Ills by Linda Sechrist

Posted on 02-12-2017

Specialty certificate programs representing advanced education and training within a modality qualified as therapeutic massage and bodywork are benefitting today’s massage therapists and...

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Youth Sea Change

Posted on 02-12-2017

Youth worldwide are engaging in innovative ways to activate their communities and combat ocean pollution. Pédrisson and Emmanuelson Bernard, of Carrefour, Haiti, won the 2016 Mil...

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Saving Our Oceans: What We Can Do Now!

Posted on 02-12-2017

Everyone has a part to play in keeping oceans clean and healthy. Here are some ways concerned individuals of all ages can help. Do away with disposable plastics. Use reusable alternativ...

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New Wave Kids Organize to Save Our Oceans by April Thompson

Posted on 02-12-2017

Earth’s oceans shelter more than a million species, employ millions of people and feed billions more. Their complex ecosystems increasingly face critical challenges, including acidificat...

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Wild Places Give Our Soul Sanctuary by Terry Tempest Williams

Posted on 02-12-2017

It was standing inside Timpanogos Cave (a national monument) as an eight-year-old child that marked me. Hiking to the entrance of the cave with our church group we were ushered in by a park ra...

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Tony Jupiter on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity by Randy Kambic

Posted on 02-12-2017

Leading author and environment advocate Tony Juniper has been an Earth champion for three decades, imploring humanity to urgently understand that we need nature to thrive. His recently reissue...

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Home Tech Update

Posted on 02-12-2017

Nest Smart Thermostat Google’s Nest Learning Thermostat replaces the old thermostat and immediately starts saving energy and money. Partnered with a smartphone, custom settings wi...

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The Bradley Method

Posted on 02-12-2017

Tania Nuezca has been teaching Bradley Method® partner-coached natural childbirth for four years and currently teaches classes at her home in Humble and at the Cherry Blossom Yoga Studio in Champi...

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Eco-Friendly Home Building Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist

Posted on 02-06-2017

Smart, innovative, technological breakthroughs are making buildings more energy-efficient, healthier to live in and highly attuned to our connected world. “Homeowners continue to be inter...

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Water-Saving Gardens

Posted on 02-06-2017

“Water-saving gardens use less of this precious resource through appropriate plant choices, rain-conserving features, employing berming and terracing to slow runoff, water-permeable hard...

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Edible Landscaping

Posted on 02-06-2017

A kitchen garden represented by any kind of edible landscaping replaces some turf grass with produce. Carefully designed and maintained, it can be as attractive as any other garden space. &ldq...

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Eco Yards: Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes by Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko

Posted on 02-06-2017

“Traditional turf lawns are an ecological nightmare,” says John Greenlee, author of The American Meadow Garden, who notes that most monoculture turf lawns never even get used. ...

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NRG Stadium: Big Game Sustainability

Posted on 02-02-2017

What a winning team … sustainability and football! NRG Stadium is home to the NFL’s Houston Texans and the host site of this year’s biggest game (Super Bowl 51), on Sunday, ...

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BBVA Compass Free Rides

Posted on 02-02-2017

Houston BCycle Houston Bike Share and BBVA Compass wish to announce the “BBVA Compass Free Rides” program, designed to help alleviate increased traffic congestion and suppor...

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Yoga and Pregnancy By Valerie Immore

Posted on 02-02-2017

A yoga practice is not an exercise class.  It is a practice that addresses all our bodies at once: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and energetic.  It helps us relax and get centered j...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Take Care of Yourself” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 02-02-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Take Care of Yourself”                by  Sarah Gish “All work and no play makes...

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Placental Encapsulation by Erin Young

Posted on 02-02-2017

Did you know that your placenta is a perfect bio-identical organ made by your own body? It's full of hormones, iron, and other constituents that science hasn't documented yet. The hormo...

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Easer pregnancy with chiropractic Alayna Pagnani Gendron, D.C., C.Ac

Posted on 01-29-2017

Congratulations on your baby! The moment you find out you are pregnant is a special time filled with joy, nerves, and excitement. You are also probably still feeling great.  Eventually ho...

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Chiropractic Care for Mom and Baby by Dr Jackie St. Cyr

Posted on 01-29-2017

Integrated health care is more in demand today than ever before. With this increasing demand, the search for professional natural health care options for families has become common place. Howe...

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Motherhood Empowerment By Crystal Prince

Posted on 01-29-2017

As mothers, we are generally the main caregivers for our children, leaving great pressure, responsibility, and consequence of both good and bad with each decision we face, most of which we will not kn...

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Can HypnoBirthing® really help you have a great birth? by Cliodhna Griffin

Posted on 01-29-2017

Imagine being pregnant and being terrified to give birth, or so afraid of your birth day that you can’t bring yourself to even think about it. What if you’ve had a previous traumatic b...

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An Interview with a Midwife by Mike Hart

Posted on 01-29-2017

An interview with Michelle Levins of Heights Midwifery Tell me a little about your background. How did you decide to become a midwife? As a mother, I am a natural caregiver and the role...

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Functional Medicine for Pets Why the Best Vets Use It by Shawn Messonnier

Posted on 01-02-2017

Functional Medicine for Pets Why the Best Vets Use It by Shawn Messonnier Many pet owners have chosen functional medicine for their own care, so they logically turn to it for their fo...

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Body-Sculpt with Kettlebells Workouts Burn Fat and Tone Muscle by Taylor Geiger

Posted on 01-02-2017

Body-Sculpt with Kettlebells Workouts Burn Fat and Tone Muscle by Taylor Geiger Kettlebell training promotes fat loss, toning of major muscle groups and greater functional strength, w...

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Sky High A Simple Gaze Invokes the Infinite by Sandy C. Newbigging

Posted on 01-02-2017

Sky High A Simple Gaze Invokes the Infinite by Sandy C. Newbigging Imagine being outside on a sunny day, looking at a clear blue sky. It’s natural to feel calm and wonderful whi...

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The Wild and Wooly Teen Brain What Kids Need [from Us] to Grow Wise by April Thompson

Posted on 01-02-2017

The Wild and Wooly Teen Brain What Kids Need [from Us] to Grow Wise by April Thompson Peer pressure and body consciousness are universal challenges facing teens and their pare...

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Posted on 01-02-2017

Holistic Dermatology Inner Health, Radiant Skin by Linda Sechrist Holistic skin care practices are simple, healthy and sustainably good for people and the planet because they follow n...

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The Dark Side of Gluten-Free Living Most People Benefit from Gluten by Judith Fertig

Posted on 01-02-2017

The Dark Side of Gluten-Free Living Most People Benefit from Gluten by Judith Fertig Sales of gluten-free products reached $973 million in 2014 and are projected to grow to $2.34 bill...

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Julia Schopick on Effective, Affordable Medicine by Randy Kambic

Posted on 01-02-2017

Julia Schopick on Effective, Affordable Medicine by Randy Kambic Following up on the success of her bestselling book Honest Medicine: Effective, Time-Tested, Inexpensive Treatments for L...

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Weight-Loss Saboteurs Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes by Lisa Marshall

Posted on 01-02-2017

Weight-Loss Saboteurs Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes by Lisa Marshall Eat less, move more. These words have been the cornerstone of diet advice for decades, leading millions o...

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PREGNANCY AND CHIROPRACTIC

Posted on 12-31-2016

PREGNANCY AND CHIROPRACTIC by Dr. Jackie St.Cyr Are you pregnant?  Have you been experiencing low back pain, headaches, nausea, insomnia, or other symptoms?  Chiropractic c...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Trust in spirit”

Posted on 12-31-2016

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Trust in spirit”                 by  Sarah Gish Imagine yourself standing on a ...

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Disconnect to Reconnect

Posted on 12-31-2016

Disconnect to Reconnect by Carrie Harmon All day and even at night, we hear ring, chime, buzz, jingle coming from all our digital devices. I can always find a digital device within arm&rsqu...

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Kindness in the Light of Compassion by His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda

Posted on 12-03-2016

Kindness in the Light of Compassion by His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda Dharma is said to be complete when kindness and charity are practised as its integral components in additio...

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An Interview with His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda By Mike Hart

Posted on 12-03-2016

An Interview with His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda By Mike Hart I had the privilege of speaking by phone with His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda this past week and was impressed that...

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Know your Nervous System . . . By Jackie St. Cyr, D.C.

Posted on 12-03-2016

Know your Nervous System . . . By Jackie St. Cyr, D.C. TRUE PHYSICAL HEALTH is the condition that exists when all of the organs and parts of the body work together in coordination an...

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Your Spine: The Gateway to Health for You and Our World By Jackie St.Cyr, D.C.

Posted on 12-03-2016

Your Spine:  The Gateway to Health for You and Our World By Jackie St.Cyr, D.C. In 1895, a new paradigm of health and disease was born when Daniel David Palmer, D.C. delivered t...

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Planning for a Brighter Energy Future: Wind Energy Leads the Way

Posted on 12-03-2016

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Not Just for Elimination By Carrie Harmon

Posted on 12-03-2016

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TRAINING AFRICA’S YOGA TEACHERS by Sarah Grey

Posted on 12-03-2016

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Yoga Mass® by The Reverend Gena Davis

Posted on 12-03-2016

Yoga Mass® by The Reverend Gena Davis The yoga revolution in the U.S. has caught on and is changing lives.  Yoga offers innumerable health benefits physically, emotionally and p...

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Yoga: A Path To Liberation By: Lin Weiss

Posted on 12-03-2016

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The Void By Shri Mataji

Posted on 12-03-2016

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To change the world, be the change by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 12-03-2016

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The Power that Keeps Us Going by Carrie Harmon

Posted on 12-03-2016

> The Power that Keeps Us Going by Carrie Harmon After hopping on the health train, you are now exercising more than ever and you are consistently watching out for what you consume.  You...

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Life in the Foreground By Lin Weiss

Posted on 12-03-2016

Life in the Foreground Present Moment Awareness, A Choice For Self-Liberation By Lin Weiss, MH In the 1970’s and 80’s, life in the fast lane was a popular response to one&r...

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Growth of Kirtan Yoga in Houston and the World

Posted on 12-03-2016

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DIFFERENCE MAKERS by Wendy Fachon

Posted on 12-03-2016

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Can HypnoBirthing® really help you have a great birth? by Cliodhna Griffin

Posted on 12-03-2016

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“The Easy Formula to RightSize® Your Body” FB ‘Doc’ Willis

Posted on 12-03-2016

“The Easy Formula to RightSize® Your Body” FB ‘Doc’ Willis, CPL, BA, MEd, MBBS, PhD, FACSM             The ...

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BRINGING HOPE TO PATIENTS WITH A TERMINAL DIAGNOSIS by Wendy Nadherny

Posted on 12-03-2016

BRINGING HOPE TO PATIENTS WITH A TERMINAL DIAGNOSIS by Wendy Nadherny The use of the word “terminal” limits one's mindset, while the word “curable” opens up a wor...

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How QIGONG HEALED a Wounded September 11th Firefighter!

Posted on 12-03-2016

How QIGONG HEALED a Wounded September 11th Firefighter! On duty the morning of 9/11/2001, Jonathan searched for lost friends after the tower collapses and then volunteered for thirty days ...

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A Balanced Diet is a Well-Balanced Life By Carrie Harmon

Posted on 12-03-2016

A Balanced Diet is a Well-Balanced Life By Carrie Harmon Do you struggle every day to maintain a well-balanced life?  Whether you attempt to stabilize your social life, weight or wo...

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The Unexpected Meetings of Love by Petra Valica

Posted on 12-03-2016

The Unexpected Meetings of Love by Petra Valica Author of Sipping Green Tea and the Journey to Me Love can be a precarious thing. Whether someone is in a relationship or looking for one, ...

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Women’s Health by Angel Marlow

Posted on 12-03-2016

Women’s Health by Angel Marlow Without health, what do we have?  The average woman has so much going on in her life on a day to day basis. I know, I work a demanding work week, ...

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Bridging the Gap Between Parents and Teens by Pho Nguyen

Posted on 12-03-2016

Bridging the Gap Between Parents and Teens by Pho Nguyen We’ve all heard it before …. “The teenagers today, they are just so…..” And coming back ...

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Holistic Health through Chakra Meditation

Posted on 12-03-2016

Holistic Health through Chakra Meditation: Stopping Diseases Before they Start This article is based on the teachings of enlightened master from India Paramahamsa Nithyananda. Health is not the ...

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Energy Clearing Your Animals with Essential Oils by Meg Shehad

Posted on 12-03-2016

Energy Clearing Your Animals with Essential Oils  by Meg Shehad at Gritman oils Spring is the time to let go of the old and bring in the new but we often forget that our beloved pet...

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Breaking Away From Toxins by Carrie Harmon

Posted on 12-03-2016

Breaking Away From Toxins by Carrie Harmon Do you ever feel like you just need a break? You are constantly running, walking or dancing around and from time to time, you feel like you need a ...

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Indoor Air Quality Impacts Health by Keith Rowe

Posted on 12-03-2016

Indoor Air Quality Impacts Health by Keith Rowe We are all familiar with ancient wisdom that states the health of our bodies is directly attributable to what we put into our bodies. While many t...

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Your Diet, Gut Health, and Probiotics by Dr. Lawrence Hoberman

Posted on 12-03-2016

Your Diet, Gut Health, and Probiotics by Dr. Lawrence Hoberman             Diets are always a topic of discussion with reference to we...

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The Water Element: Kidney Qi, Balance & Light By Lin Weiss

Posted on 12-03-2016

The Water Element: Kidney Qi, Balance & Light Mind/Body Medicine By Lin Weiss Water is a great necessity, without it nothing can live. Only earth and water can bring forth a livin...

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The SPA of Chiropractic

Posted on 12-03-2016

Chiropractic is the Science, Philosophy and Art of restoring balance within the body. It is a drugless, knifeless, natural and holistic approach to relieve pain, restore...

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Rain Harvesting in Houston-Metal Rain Tanks, LLC By Mike Hart

Posted on 12-03-2016

Rain Harvesting in Houston-Metal Rain Tanks, LLC By Mike Hart In keeping with this month’s theme of freshwater scarcity and everyday sustainability we are pleased to Spotlight Metal Rain T...

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On climate, industry is leading Congress By Peter Bryn

Posted on 12-03-2016

On climate, industry is leading Congress By Peter Bryn CERAWeek is the Super Bowl of energy policy conferences, and with a hefty price tag it tends to attract some pretty high-horsepower ind...

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The Nabhi Chakra

Posted on 12-03-2016

The Nabhi Chakra Saha means ‘with’, Ja means ‘born’. Sahaja also means effortless or spontaneous. Yoga literally means union or connection. This method of meditation is ...

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Reconnect with Nature’s Nutrients by Foraging by Carrie Harmon

Posted on 12-03-2016

Reconnect with Nature’s Nutrients by Foraging by Carrie Harmon Living in the fourth largest city, you can easily distance yourself from nature. In the city limits you find everything y...

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Acupuncture and Stress Management by JoNell Norcini

Posted on 12-03-2016

Acupuncture and Stress Management by JoNell Norcini What is stress and how does it affect our health?  Stress is a natural and necessary part of life.  Without stress, we would not eve...

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The Connection Between Humans, Animals and the Planet by Tracey Narayani Glover

Posted on 12-03-2016

Why Vegan? The Connection Between Humans, Animals and the Planet by Tracey Narayani Glover Too often human beings fail to see the interconnection that exists between the non-human ani...

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Probiotics Are Effective Allergy Treatments, Backed by Scientific Research by Dr. Lawrence J. Hoberman

Posted on 12-03-2016

Probiotics Are Effective Allergy Treatments, Backed by Scientific Research by Dr. Lawrence J. Hoberman An estimated 50 million people suffer from allergic rhinitis in the United States, acco...

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“Tame Your Stress” by Suzanne Sears

Posted on 12-03-2016

“Tame Your Stress” by Suzanne Sears Stress is simply the body’s response to a change in the environment (internal or external) that requires a physical, mental or emotiona...

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What is the “Point” of Acupuncture? By JoNell Norcini

Posted on 12-03-2016

What is the “Point” of Acupuncture? By JoNell Norcini, L. Ac., M.A.O.M    People are getting frustrated with the current medical system.  Many people find...

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Network Spinal Analysis & Chiropractic: Gentle Hands-On Healing by Jackie St.Cyr, D.C.

Posted on 12-02-2016

Network Spinal Analysis & Chiropractic: Gentle Hands-On Healing   by Jackie St.Cyr, D.C. Victor Hugo, one of France's famous poets and writers, said, "Nothing is so powerf...

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Have you ever wished you could… get rid of stress completely? Well, now there’s a way… Here’s how… By: Pho Chon

Posted on 12-02-2016

Have you ever wished you could… get rid of stress completely? Well, now there’s a way… Here’s how… By: Pho Chon Most people believe that stress is ...

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Renewable Energy in Texas Versus Germany

Posted on 12-02-2016

Renewable Energy in Texas Versus Germany A report published by Stanford's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance looked at three of the world’s largest economies and large...

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The Tools of Anima Meditation By Anne Apfel

Posted on 12-02-2016

The Tools of Anima Meditation By Anne Apfel   Anima meditation was created by Anne Apfel and is called an in body type meditation. It encourages you to release the negative energies tha...

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My Bottled Water Must Be Good… Do you really think so? by Henry Pine

Posted on 12-02-2016

My Bottled Water Must Be Good… Do you really think so? by Henry Pine Is bottled water the best for you? Most people feel that they are getting safer, better tasting water by buying it ...

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Swadisthana Chakra

Posted on 12-02-2016

Saha means ‘with’, Ja means ‘born’. Sahaja also means effortless or spontaneous. Yoga literally means union or connection. This method of meditation is born with every human be...

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My WATER Must Be Good.... Do you really think so? by Henry Pine

Posted on 12-02-2016

My WATER Must Be Good.... by Henry Pine The simple answer is NO.  We hope…believe…and trust that the system works, but we know that most city governments, including Ho...

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Lunar New Year Meets Zen: Wishing You a Forever Spring By Hanh Tinh

Posted on 12-02-2016

Lunar New Year Meets Zen:  Wishing You a Forever Spring By Hanh Tinh Lunar new year?!  What in the world is that and why would anyone celebrate a new year on a day other than the ...

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A Brief Interview with Dawn Mountain’s Family Educator, Simone Woodage

Posted on 12-02-2016

A Brief Interview with Dawn Mountain’s Family Educator, Simone Woodage Tell us about your journey to becoming a mindfulness teacher. I grew up in an untraditional family with no re...

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Protect your child's gut health after the holidays By Dr. Lawrence J. Hoberman

Posted on 12-02-2016

Protect your child's gut health after the holidays By Dr. Lawrence J. Hoberman With run-amuck meals at all hours of the day and night and too many kinds of sugary sweets close at hand, a...

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Your Posture and Your Health: How Your Posture Affects Your Health By Jackie St.Cyr, D.C.

Posted on 12-02-2016

Your Posture and Your Health:  How Your Posture Affects Your Health By Jackie St.Cyr, D.C. Chiropractic is a natural science, philosophy and art concerned with the relationship ...

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Staying Healthy and Detoxing Naturally in 2016 / Is Detox a Scary Word? by Ruchika Behal

Posted on 12-02-2016

by Ruchika Behal What is a toxin? Any substance that the body cannot use in a purposeful way, that requires energy to be removed, or that can cause harm in sufficiently large doses, qua...

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Dallas-based Breeze Energy Co-founder by Julie Thibodeaux

Posted on 12-02-2016

Dallas-based Breeze Energy Co-founder Found His Calling Blowing in the Wind by Julie Thibodeaux          Breeze Energy co-founder Walter Hornaday make...

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Karma and Destiny in Vedic Culture By Sri Sachdev

Posted on 12-02-2016

Karma and Destiny in Vedic Culture By Sri Sachdev The roots of Vedic culture are found in the Indus Valley, present day India, as far back as 3000 BCE.  Vedic culture gave us: Yoga, the...

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How a Probiotic Can Keep You Healthy, Naturally by Dr. Lawrence Hoberman

Posted on 12-02-2016

How a Probiotic Can Keep You Healthy, Naturally And boost the effectiveness of the flu vaccine by Dr. Lawrence Hoberman There are trillions of good bacteria in our bodies that help figh...

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In With The New! By: Lin Weiss

Posted on 12-02-2016

In With The New! By: Lin Weiss It’s a new year!  What will you do with your one wild and beautiful life?  What keeps you from slipping into your greatest aspirations a...

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SHADING ON SOLAR PANELS by Shen Ge

Posted on 12-02-2016

SHADING ON SOLAR PANELS by Shen Ge Introduction Is your house suited for solar? Previously, we have talked about the effects of orientation of the roofs(east, west, south, or north)...

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Natural Water for Your Home By Henry Pine

Posted on 12-02-2016

Natural Water for Your Home By Henry Pine Water is the universal solvent. This means water has the tendency to dissolve everything it touches. Chemicals and minerals become part of the water...

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Mooladhara Chakra

Posted on 12-02-2016

Mooladhara Chakra Saha means ‘with’, Ja means ‘born’. Sahaja also means effortless or spontaneous. Yoga literally means union or connection. This method of meditation is...

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IMPACT OF ROOF ANGLE ON ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION by Shen Ge

Posted on 12-02-2016

IMPACT OF ROOF ANGLE ON ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION by Shen Ge Introduction Seasonal Tilt of Solar Array Although the orientation of solar panels have greater effect than the tilt angl...

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Processing Grief during the Holidays Maisha Tianuru

Posted on 12-02-2016

Processing Grief during the Holidays Maisha Tianuru, B.S., P.E., N.D., M.T., Msc.D., D.D. William Hancock, B.S., N.D., M.T., Msc.D., D.D. Experiencing grief for the physical transitio...

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SOLAR PANEL BECOMING STANDARD FEATURE FOR HOMEBUILDERS by Shen Ge

Posted on 12-02-2016

SOLAR PANEL BECOMING STANDARD FEATURE FOR HOMEBUILDERS by Shen Ge Smaller footprints and greener features ranked at the top of the trends list among the 2015 National Association of Home Builder...

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Handling Holiday Stress With Zen Meditation by Tue Giac

Posted on 12-02-2016

Handling Holiday Stress With Zen Meditation by Tue Giac  If the holidays are the happiest time of year, why are they so stressful? Many of us feel the pressure:  Will I h...

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Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body & Spirit By Carrie Harmon

Posted on 12-02-2016

Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body & Spirit By Carrie Harmon Ever feel like you just need to press the reset button? Our daily life consists of stress, bad food choices and toxins has worn y...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Cosmetic Acupuncture By Jo Nell Norcini

Posted on 12-02-2016

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Cosmetic Acupuncture By Jo Nell Norcini, L. Ac., M.A.O.M In the current era where life expectancy has jumped to an average of 80 years and 50 is the new 30, it i...

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Transforming Disease Patterns Into Healing Habits by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 12-01-2016

by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy Would you believe that to live is to heal? Would you believe that, because you are alive, born into a physical body, and bound to earthly physical laws, you...

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SOLAR INCREASES HOME VALUE AND MAKES IT EASIER TO SELL by Shen Ge

Posted on 12-01-2016

SOLAR INCREASES HOME VALUE AND MAKES IT EASIER TO SELL by Shen Ge Solar Home For Sale! By now, most people know that a residential solar system can help the environment and save the ...

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Can Hypnosis Help My Child? by Suzanne Sears RN, ACCH

Posted on 12-01-2016

Can Hypnosis Help My Child? by Suzanne Sears RN, ACCH “What is hypnosis, really?” Hypnosis can be defined as a mental state of altered awareness during which the subco...

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AYURVEDA FOR YOU by Shwetha J Reddy

Posted on 12-01-2016

AYURVEDA FOR YOU by Shwetha J Reddy  Our Physical body is ‘the Media’ to achieve anything in life. To achieve any success we need sound body and mind. There are so many...

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What is Qi? by Jo Neil Norcini

Posted on 12-01-2016

What is Qi? by Jo Neil Norcini  For those of you who have been to a Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) practitioner, you have probably heard of the term qi. Even if you have not, this term s...

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How Your Angels Help You Discover Your Soul Purpose by Kim O’Neill

Posted on 11-30-2016

How Your Angels Help You Discover Your Soul Purpose by Kim O’Neill Are you aware that the secret to creating inner peace and happiness is directly linked to carrying out your spiritua...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and High Blood Pressure by Jo Nell Norcini

Posted on 11-30-2016

Traditional Chinese Medicine and High Blood Pressure by Jo Nell Norcini  A blood pressure reading is one of the most basic diagnostic tools used in health care today.  Every healt...

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7 Tips on Improving Home Energy Efficiency by Shen Ge

Posted on 11-30-2016

7 Tips on Improving Home Energy Efficiency by Shen Ge Making sure your home is as energy efficient as possible helps in ensuring that your solar panels generate the maximum benefit for you....

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To Think Well is to Live Well by Master Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 11-30-2016

To Think Well is to Live Well by Master Gladys Wesley-Kennedy Master Gladys has been called back to the monastery in China for a six week sabbatical. During her absence we present a few of “...

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The 4-1-1 on Hypnosis. by Suzanne Sears

Posted on 11-30-2016

The 4-1-1 on Hypnosis. by Suzanne Sears RN, BSN, MS Are you curious about hypnosis and perhaps would like to try to use hypnosis for an issue that is bothering you or to change a bad ha...

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Qigong Healing and Universal Oneness (Pt. 2 of 2) –Interview with Jeff Primack

Posted on 11-30-2016

Qigong Healing and Universal Oneness   (Pt. 2 of 2) –Interview with Jeff Primack, Founder of the Qi Revolution Conference Interviewer Kathy Rivera Wallace is a TV talk show host wh...

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GREATEST SOLAR ENERGY POTENTIAL IN US IS TEXAS by Shen Ge

Posted on 11-30-2016

GREATEST SOLAR ENERGY POTENTIAL IN US IS TEXAS by Shen Ge Texas is an energy superpower. Not only does the Lone Star State produces more natural gas than any other state, but it also leads ...

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Acupuncture: Medical Marvel or Mystical Myth by Jo Nell Norcini

Posted on 11-30-2016

Acupuncture: Medical Marvel or Mystical Myth By Jo Nell Norcini, L. Ac., M.A.O.M Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years; however, its debut into the United States did not occur until...

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Ready to Wake Up? by Sam Nguyen

Posted on 11-30-2016

Ready to Wake Up?  By Sam Nguyen Are you ready to Wake Up? Zen meditation is about Waking Up from False mind so that you can return to your Awake mind and live truly happy and free in ...

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Qigong Healing and Universal Oneness (Pt. 1) –Interview with Jeff Primack

Posted on 11-30-2016

Qigong Healing and Universal Oneness  (Pt. 1) –Interview with Jeff Primack, Founder of the Qi Revolution Conference Interviewer Kathy Rivera Wallace is a TV talk show host who regularly...

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Disease – A Gift of Death or Life? By Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 11-30-2016

Disease – A Gift of Death or Life? By Gladys Wesley-Kennedy June 15, 2015 Seventeen years ago, I developed a genetic form of cancer, which had already claimed the lives of my grandm...

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Yoga Man! by Ravi Sing

Posted on 11-30-2016

Yoga Man! The essential questions in life as we know it, for men, for women, and for a soul in a human body is: how to be. For men this is especially poignant, living as they do in the cusp bet...

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Yoga and Men: an interview with Ravi Sing

Posted on 11-30-2016

Yoga and Men: an interview with Ravi Sing by Mike Hart Mike: Most yoga classes are primarily made up of women. Why do you suppose this is? Ravi: Women are much more comfortable with their...

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Creating a Heaven on Earth by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 11-30-2016

Creating a Heaven on Earth Heal Your Mind to Heal Your Life By Gladys Wesley-Kennedy Submitted May, 2015 In last month’s article, “Climbing Out of Mind Hell,”...

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Getting Out of Mind Hell by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 11-30-2016

Getting Out of Mind Hell By Gladys Wesley-Kennedy Submitted April 10, 2015 (Natural Awakenings Article 3) In last month’s The WHAI™ article entitled, “Transforming Diseas...

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Transforming Disease Patterns Into Healing Habits by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 11-30-2016

by Gladys Wesley-Kennedy March 10, 2015 Would you believe that to live is to heal? Would you believe that, because you are alive, born into a physical body, and bound to eart...

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Introduction to Master Gladys Wesley-Kennedy

Posted on 11-30-2016

Introducing Master Gladys Wesley-Kennedy By Mike Hart, publisher I have only met a few people in my life whom I would describe as spiritual pioneers. I had the pleasure of meeting on, Master...

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