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Beyond Thanksgiving: the Power of Gratitude

November 19, 2015 by Leave a comment
Beyond Thanksgiving: the Power of Gratitude

Long-term studies support gratitude's effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, better health and longevity, ...

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From Western Medicine to Alternative Approaches: How Did That Happen?

October 6, 2015 by Leave a comment
From Western Medicine to Alternative Approaches: How Did That Happen?

How on earth did a girl from a family of nurses become a holistic wellness coach? It took years of frustration and suffering, but eventually I wised up! ...

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Brrrrr…. Baby It’s Cold Outside!

January 10, 2015 by
Brrrrr…. Baby It’s Cold Outside!

When it’s cold outside, you know cold and flu season is here! How does a rational person best protect herself from those nasty infections? There are lots and lots of preventive steps and remedies available to us: Vitamin C, zinc, Vitamin D, probiotics, hot tea, hot lemon water, hot ...

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Keeping Your Pets Safe In The Heat

June 17, 2014 by
Keeping Your Pets Safe In The Heat

I asked my friend and colleague, Donna Kuck, a retired veterinarian and energy healer, to share some tips on pet safety. Here is her excellent article.

The hot months of the year can be stressful for healthy people. But for our pets (and small children and elderly), the hot months ...

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Five Self-Care Favorites

May 30, 2014 by

When you hear "self-care," what do you think of? Do you think of brushing your teeth, of seeing a therapist, or of going to the beach? There are many ways we care for ourselves, everything from getting enough sleep to eating well and planning some play time.When I think of ...

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Why I’m Joining the March

May 22, 2014 by

The March Against Monsanto, a peaceful demonstration, will be held in my city this Saturday, May 24, from 2 - 6 at our City Hall. I'll be there this year just like last year. I probably won't make a sign, but I'll be there to listen to the speeches, to ...

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I Bet You’re Already Doing It

April 5, 2014 by

Detox can be defined as "a period when you stop taking unhealthy or harmful foods, drinks, or drugs into your body for a period of time, in order to improve your health."

Can you think of a time when you've stopped eating unhealthy or harmful foods in order to improve ...

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Don’t Call it a Detox!

March 26, 2014 by

That's what my friend "Ricki" said when I asked her input on naming my first online program last year. Ricki is a marketing pro with 20+ years experience writing marketing copy and working in the natural health field. So when she said "Just don't call it a Detox!" I took ...

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Sweets for the Sweet

February 13, 2014 by
Sweets for the Sweet

The celebration of Valentine's Day has become synonymous with the consumption of candy, namely those little candy hearts with silly sayings on them and chocolate. Lots of chocolate. What makes candy candy is the presence of sugar. Lots of sugar. Sugar has been in the news a lot in recent ...

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2014: A Defining Moment

January 15, 2014 by

Was I ready for 2014?

Yes and no.You would think this is an ambivalent answer, but the opposite is true. Let me explain. For me, the end of 2013 was a time of intense introspection and reflection: looking at my life, where it's going, where I want it to go, ...

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