Change Your Entire Life with this Simple Technique from Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s Kind of Amazing!

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“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”  ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I was visiting a friend in New York City this past weekend as we discussed various elements of all things spiritual.  Discussion of teachers, techniques, paths and so forth culminated into […]

Graceful Aging: The Link Between Exercise and Aging

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“Keep up and you will be kept up!” Is there a relationship between how much I exercise and how well I age? The quick and easy answer is YES! But, let’s first start with two simple concepts, aging and detraining. People often confuse the two and this is unfortunate because it makes the aging process […]

Stay in Bed or Feel the Burn? What to Do When You Are Sick

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Stuffy noses, hacking coughs and aches all over — cold and flu season has arrived. Though your body may be aching and your nose running like a faucet, it can be difficult to decide if you should continue your exercise routine or take a temporary break. “We all know that exercise is key to good […]

Wash Your Hands – Properly!

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It’s the easiest and most important way to protect yourself from viruses, diseases and flu this season;  but also the most overlooked. It’s imperative that you wash your hands as frequently as possible, especially before eating or drinking. But as easy as it sounds (and absolutely is), you must make sure you are washing your […]

Herbs 101

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What are Herbs? Herbs are excellent plant sources of foods loaded with nutrients (vitamins, minerals, enzymes) which our body can use to achieve and maintain good health. Herbs also nourish, regulate, cleanse and help the body heal itself. Herbs are powerful natural foods. Do Herbs Cure? No. They nourish. If the body has the ability […]

What You Need to Know About Autoimmune Diseases

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What are autoimmune diseases? Our bodies have an immune system, which is a complex network of special cells and organs that defends the body from germs and other foreign invaders. At the core of the immune system is the ability to tell the difference between self and nonself: what’s you and what’s foreign. A flaw […]

100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body

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The human body is an incredibly complex and intricate system, one that still baffles doctors and researchers on a regular basis despite thousands of years of medical knowledge. As a result, it shouldn’t be any surprise that even body parts and functions we deal with every day have bizarre or unexpected facts and explanations behind […]

Pharma’s “Don’t Take Vitamins” Study Diametrically Opposed by Valid Study

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I am very passionate about educating the public regarding natural health and the truisms related to knowing the choices between traditional medicine practices and naturopathic/holistic ones. Over the past couple of weeks, the media is putting out some pretty outrageous information saying that supplements or herbs are actually more harmful than helpful and to be […]