Tag Archives: Health

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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Stressed?- Here’s an Instant Reliever

You can never have too many…. The Astonishing Power of Breath Try this. Hold your breath for as long as you can- until it almost hurts to let it out. Unless you are a professional athlete or extreme yogi, you … Continue reading

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De- stress with a Hot/Cold Shower

Hydrotherapy Could Reduce Your Stress Osteopath Vicky Vlachonis, author The Body Doesn’t Lie, recommends  hot/cold rinsing in the shower to reduce stress and revitalize the body. Vicky says that changing hot water to cold and back again boosts your circulation … Continue reading

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Women are More Stressed Than Men

According to American Psychological Association’s  Work and Well-Being Survey,women are more stressed than ever. • 37% of women feel stressed at work, versus 33% of men. • Only 48% of women feel work is an equal playing field for both … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Enough Hugs to be Healthy?

You Need More Than You Think!   Me and Cinderella- the woman who gave me my hugs growing up! According to noted American pyschologist and educator, Virginia Satir, we need 4 hugs a day for survival, 8 hugs a day … Continue reading

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Are You Stuck in a Rut instead of Fired Up?

Humans Need NEW to Keep Growing  In his  book The Charge, Brendon Bouchard has some great suggestions about staying Fired Up!   The brain is hardwired for novelty and challenge and needs to be engaged to keep thriving.  Here are a … 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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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Tune into the Vibration of Happiness to Boost Yours For the past few weeks, I have been listening to the song from Despicable Me 2 called Happy by Pharrell Williams. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM    It is almost impossible for me to listen to … 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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