What’s in Your Carton?

July 19, 2012

If you’re like most people, before buying eggs at the grocery store you open the carton to check for broken shells.  You’re probably not too surprised when you come across a cracked egg or two and you simply continue your search, rendering the previous carton useless.  As you proceed, you notice that some cartons contain […]

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Be Different. It’s Good For You.

July 19, 2012

It’s funny how some things come to be accepted as normal just because the larger flock is engaging in them.  If you are fortunate enough to have an open mind and think for yourself, all of a sudden you are the one who is considered odd, or alternative, or irresponsible. When did it become normal […]

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Devil in Disguise

July 19, 2012

Painkillers are being abused like never before.  The media likes to sensationalize the use of prescription pain meds being sold in dark alleys by neighborhood thugs and resident riff-raff. But what about the gentleman who just purchased the drugs legally from his local pharmacy, as prescribed by his doctor.  Is he in any less danger […]

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Detox Your Mind

June 27, 2012

Whether you realize it or not, one of the most powerful forces in your life is your self-image.  A positive, healthy self-image can carry you to heights you’ve never imagined, while a negative self-image will pin you down like a lead weight. To a large degree your self-image is influenced by the pictures and messages […]

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Commit… Then Follow Through

May 31, 2012

Let’s get right to the point.  There is no magic bullet, the easy way out is the wrong way, and quick fixes never stand the test of time.  We all know this to be true yet, astoundingly, we have been led to believe the exact opposite when it comes to our health and well-being.  Medicine […]

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Orthodontics for Your Health

May 17, 2012

One of the biggest myths about acupuncture is that “once you start, you have to go forever.” First of all, it is entirely up to you how long you choose to continue to get treatments.  Of course, like any other healthy habit, the longer you maintain it, the better your quality of life.  But just […]

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Are You on a Slow Simmer?

May 4, 2012

There’s an old metaphor about a frog in boiling water.  If you drop a frog in a pot of boiling water, he will immediately jump out because of the sudden, drastic change in temperature.  If, however, you put a frog in a pot of tepid water and slowly bring it to a boil, the temperature […]

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100 Years… and Counting

April 20, 2012

Would you like to live to be 100?  You would be surprised at how many people would answer “no” to that question.  Many people are in such poor health that it is a physical and emotional struggle to get through each day, let alone an entire century.  It doesn’t have to be that way. Actually, […]

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A House Divided

April 20, 2012

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” –Abraham Lincoln Pain killer…Check.  Anti-inflammatory…Check.  Anti-anxiety…Check.  Antidepressant…Check. And that’s just breakfast! For many, starting the day by downing a handful of pills has become the norm, a natural accompaniment to their eggs and toast. You take pills because you are taught to, and that’s what most people are […]

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24 Hours to a Better Life

March 23, 2012

24 hours.  One day. What if you only got one?  What would you do with it?  Who would you see?  How would you act?  Where would you go? Fortunately most of us get more than one day to live out our lives.  But for too many of us there seems to be something wrong with […]

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