The Health Benefits of Gratitude

The Health Benefits of Gratitude

It takes no great leap of faith to believe that an attitude of gratitude is beneficial to your psyche and, with a little further thought, also to your physical health. The common line of reasoning is that, since gratitude is a positive emotion, it would make you feel...
Sweating Out Toxins

Sweating Out Toxins

I am writing this during a record-breaking heat wave that is affecting at least two-thirds of the country. Probably not the best time to be promoting the beneficial effects of sweating! However, it IS a good time to mention that if you are out in severe heat and you...
Independence From Pain

Independence From Pain

Pain is a very interesting phenomenon. Pain signals from the body to the brain are vitally important in protecting us from life-threatening injury, and they are also the after-effect of tissue damage, whether minor or life-endangering. Pain serves as more than a...
All Things Creepy, Crawley

All Things Creepy, Crawley

Although I talk and write a lot about germs and microbes in general, there is constant new information coming out of the science world, so I thought I would update my “soap box” stand on bugs. Research on the human microbiome is confirming that all of the major...
Spring Into New, Healthy Habits!

Spring Into New, Healthy Habits!

How to help people make and sustain healthy habits has been an over-arching, and sometimes frustrating, career-long problem I have pondered and explored. The reason I still search for answers is that, despite the alarming plethora of symptoms, syndromes and newly...

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