How Repetition Can Kickstart a Habit

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‘Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.’ ~Napoleon Hill I sometime get accused, by readers who have been reading me for awhile, of repetition. I repeat concepts when it comes to habits, simplicity, mindfulness. Well, sure. My most basic principles are repeated often on this blog: start […]

Earth To Sky Wake-Up Stretch

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Morning is nature’s way of saying: “Live life one more time, make a difference, touch one heart, encourage one mind and inspire one soul.” Especially your own. Monday morning is probably the toughest day of the week to wake-up and haul your sleepy self out of bed.  So, if you are reading this right now, […]

Bones For Life

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(This article was originally published in May, 2010.) I consider myself very lucky. A few days ago while running with Louie, my adorable little Boston Terrier, I took a nasty and what could have been a devastating fall on the pavement. Somehow, Louie got tangled between my feet and with tremendous momentum I was suddenly […]

Treating The Root Cause of Allergies With Acupuncture, Chinese & Naturopathic Medicine

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Allergy and sinus season is in full swing! Read how acupuncture, traditional chinese medicine and naturopathic medicine can make a big difference in how the season effects you. Acupuncture for the treatment of sinus and allergies With unseasonably warm temperatures and flowers and trees in early bloom, sinus and allergy season has lurched upon us […]

Time To Detoxify

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Researchers have found that adults over the age of 40 who have higher levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in their urine tend to be obese, have more abdominal fat, and are insulin resistant. Studies have shown these metabolic disorders can lead to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.(1) […]

CANCER: In Your Face – Arrival, The First 30 Minutes

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Huge Breath. Deepest inhale. Longest exhale ever. It was 6:45 a.m. and the cab barely came to a stop at the main entrance of MD Anderson Cancer Center. I had one foot out the door, full speed ahead, my heart pounding with no idea what the day had in store for me…us. In retrospect had […]

News About Estrogen And Endodim?

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What is Endodim? And why should I care? Let me go back a few months to tell you where this came from. I started on a very low estrogen dose for postmenopausal discomforts. Taking it every other day at first and then going to two times a week. When my sister-in-law from LA came in […]

New 2010 CPR Guidelines: Are You Prepared For An Emergency At Home?

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“Be Prepared… the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.” The American Heart Association has updated it’s 2005 guidelines on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care. For CPR, the […]

Baby Boomers And Sexually Transmitted Diseases On The Rise!

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When the late Marvin Gaye crooned his 1973 hit, “Let’s Get It On,” many young couples swooned to his sultry overtones. Fast-forward to 2010, and those same people – now in their 50s, 60s and up – continue to fuel love’s flames with a healthy sex life. Some of that can be attributed to erectile dysfunction-thwarting drugs, […]

Hormonal Sensitivity And Anxiety

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Some women are more sensitive to hormonal fluctuations than others. For many women, anxiety issues appear for the first time during periods of hormonal change. For other women, hormonal changes intensify previously existing anxiety symptoms. Anxiety is one of the most common symptoms of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS), post-childbirth, and perimenopause (the period of time before […]