Replenishing Energy with Solitude

November 15, 2013

by Chris Hammond M.Ac.,L.Ac. website Have you asked yourself how often you spend a day, or at least some part of a day in complete solitude – totally isolated from anyone or anything in the external sensory world? Now I am not really talking about meditation here. A meditative state is one in which the […]

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Roasted Root Vegetables

November 12, 2013

Even though they grow beneath the ground, root vegetables are differentiated from other vegetables because their entire root system qualifies as the vegetable itself.   They are also known as winter vegetables because they can be planted late in the season and left in the ground well into fall.  The root is the key factor in […]

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Ellen Koronet’s Creativity Cards

November 7, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist Ellen Koronet is the founder of LNK Creative, a creative problem-solving program for individuals and businesses.  Her website offers creative solutions to everyday issues that may be causing obstacles in either one’s personal or business lifestyle.  Ellen works with individuals and groups to help each one […]

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What do you really want?

November 4, 2013

by Andrea Wenger The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Don’t go back to sleep. People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch. The door is round and open. Don’t go back to sleep. […]

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Fun Treats for Halloween

October 29, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist Halloween is a fun, and spooky, holiday that traditionally involves large amounts of candy and other sugary treats.  For parents and health-conscious adults who don’t choose to give out candy on Halloween, and for those children who cannot have candy because of their dietary restrictions, there […]

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Pumpkins!

October 25, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist When most people think of pumpkins, they think of Halloween or pumpkin pies.  But many people do not know that pumpkins are jam-packed with vitamins, and minerals, and that both the pulp and the seeds are incredibly nutritious.  A pumpkin’s bright orange color is due to […]

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Good Oral and Dental Care

October 15, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist Smile.  What do you see?  Good oral and dental care is essential for optimal health. Regular visits to your dentist as well as twice daily flossing will help keep your smile bright and your heart healthy.  Wait… what?!  Endocarditis (an inflammation of the inner lining of […]

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Personal Goal Setting

October 10, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist Personal goal setting is a necessary and very effective tool in completing those tasks that we say are important to us, but somehow never seem to address.  Choosing a goal is an important first step, but it is very easy to get bogged down.  You want […]

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