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Holiday Practices

During holiday gatherings, we’re often exposed to other people’s issues, the dynamics of various relationships, and our own issues. Now that can be a lot of ISSUES in one room. It’s hardly surprising that people experience so much stress, anxiety and depression during the holidays. With positive, appreciative thoughts and good feelings, we can play […]

Giving Thanks

Counting your blessings is a time-honored way to flourish. It’s been part of almost every culture and spiritual practice. Science has now proven what the ancients knew intuitively. Grateful people are likely to be much happier and healthier than their pessimistic counterparts. The regular practice of gratitude produces impactful “side effects:”

9 Energy Boosting Foods

Need an Energy Boost? Your body needs fuel to function, just like a car engine. This fuel comes in the form of carbohydrates, fats and protein which your body sources from food. These are broken down into glucose (sugars) in your digestive system and transported through the bloodstream to every cell in your body where […]

Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkins and pumpkin seeds belong to the same family as cantaloupe, watermelon, cucumber, and squash. Long valued as a great source of zinc, pumpkin seeds are becoming increasingly recognized for being rich in antioxidants. Before processing pumpkins for meals, desserts or decorating, remember to retain the seeds. Nutrients & Vitamins Pumpkin seeds are a great source […]

Why Silver Should be in Your Medicine Cabinet

Did you know……. The antimicrobial properties of silver have been known since 400 B.C. Silver was commonly used as an antimicrobial agent in wound management until the early 20th century. Modern science has since confirmed silver’s antimicrobial effects. It’s even been shown to be effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Tests reveal that silver destabilizes the structure of […]

5 Tips For Great Sleep

The quality of your sleep has an enormous impact on well-being (both physically and psychologically), and is partly affected by your bedtime routine. Most people recognize the need for bedtime routines in children, but so often forget to honor the need for these routines as adults. Yet poor sleep affects us in the just the […]