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Could Ecotherapy (Being in Nature) Relieve Your Stress?

Nature:  Free and Easy Cure to Anxiety and Depression Did you know that most Americans suffer from nature deficit disorder?  A typical American spends 80-90% of their time indoors- and sadly too much of that time is spent sitting.  The … Continue reading

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Protect Your Family’s Health with this Beverage

It’s cold and flu season in the US, and having had pneumonia myself over the past few years, I wanted a powerful immune system builder.  After much reading, I’ve come up with a hot drink that I love and that … Continue reading

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It’s National Hug Day!

Celebrate National Hug Day “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” Virginia Satir We all need to be touched.  Babies who are not … Continue reading

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Stressed? Get More Sleep

You can learn how to sleep better by takinga few simple actions. Continue reading

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Could Stress Actually Be Good?

New Research May Change How You Think About Stress Most of us know that stress is bad for us. It’s epidemic, costing business and industry in the US $300 Billion annually.  80% of all doctors’ visits are stress-related. And yet … Continue reading

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Having a Pet Could Save Your Life

Pets Heal on So Many Levels “Cathy, Eric and their son Michael Keesling had retired early after handling a flooded basement and setting up a gasoline pump to empty it. Their beloved mellow cat, Winnie, sat in the window enjoying … Continue reading

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The Surprising Source of Most Pain

Lack of Sleep Causes Many Serious Issues New research out of England shows that lack of sleep is the strongest predictor of pain for those over 50. Pain obviously causes more stress and makes you sleep poorly.  It’s a vicious cycle. Restless … Continue reading

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Water is Critical to Your Health & Productivity

Are you massively dehydrated? In many parts of the world, water is a rare and precious commodity. 780 Million people lack access to clean water. And yet in the Western world, we take it for granted, waste it on our … Continue reading

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Eat Walnuts and Eggs to Prevent Depression

Stop Depression Naturally Through The Right Foods The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020, depression will be second only to heart disease as a worldwide health issue. 38% of women who experience depression have low folic acid. Eggs “contain … Continue reading

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Two Things That Shorten Your Life

Stop Sitting So Much & Cut Down on TV   According to an article in US Today, if you spent less than 3 hours a day sitting, it would add 2 years to your life.  And if you reduced your TV watching … Continue reading

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