Sunshine on Our Shoulders

Makes Us Happy and Healthy by Kathleen Barnes Ever since skin cancer scares penetrated the national psyche in the mid-1980s, Americans have been conditioned to cover up and slather on sunscreen when we leave the house. Now experts say we haven’t been doing ourselves a favor, even when strictly using all-natural formulas. We’ve been blocking the sun’s life-giving rays, essential ... Read More »

Embracing the Natural Spring Diet

by Elizabeth McMillan Spring is sprouting all around us. This is the time of year for a new beginning and the scenery around us has a youthful appearance. This holds true to the foods that we eat. After a long winter filled with dense foods, we start to crave crisp greens and youthful plants. We naturally eat less to cleanse ... Read More »

Hypnosis as a Tool for Weight Management

by John Mays Weight loss and weight management are the most common goals for many people. While the media promotes how easy losing weight can be, we all know that it is often difficult—to impossible—to achieve lasting weight-loss success. Most people have tried to count calories and exercise, but often the missing element is the ability to control the human ... Read More »

A Mighty Herb: St. John’s Wort

by Laina Poulakos St. John’s Wort has been effectively used to treat depression, anxiety, PMS and menopause. As a medicinal herb used for its antidepressant properties, it has been used for more than 2000 years. More recently, it has been found that St. John’s Wort can be helpful in relieving addictive behaviors. Also, it has been proven to help prevent ... Read More »

Moving Meditations

by Dr. Allan Tomson When most people hear the word meditation, they think of sitting on the floor with legs crossed in quiet contemplation. However, there are other ways to explore as one works to quiet the mind. Used for centuries as well, moving meditation is a way of being in mindful, yet moving through space—albeit more slowly and focused. ... Read More »

Rising Above Adversity

How to Strengthen Your Resilience Muscle by April Thompson At one time or another, an estimated 70 percent of people experience a life-altering traumatic event, and most grow stronger from surviving it, according to decades of research by leading institutions like Harvard and Yale universities and the University of Pennsylvania. We can prepare now for life’s inevitable hurdles and setbacks ... Read More »

New You, New Brain with NAD+ IV Therapy

If only there were a compound that can help turn back the hands of time by restoring your energy, improving your mood and mental clarity, increasing your athletic performance and taking away your cravings for alcohol and drugs. Well there is! A new you this February boils down to your brain and how clearly you are able to think. By ... Read More »

Eating More Mindfully

by Elizabeth McMillan It has been a long day at work, you come home and feel ravenous. You just want 20 minutes to yourself before picking up the kids from soccer. You sit down with a bag of chips to have a snack and poof, before it’s even time to pick them up the entire bag is gone. How many ... Read More »

A Free Talk: Why Are My Joints and Muscles Hurting?

Many people suffer with insomnia, muscle and joint pain, inability to exercise because of pain and fatigue, depression or lack of motivation, memory problems, brain fog, nervous and emotional problems without any hope of relief. Dr. Serena Satcher, M.D., has an approach that can get at the root causes and is offering a free talk that will help participants to ... Read More »

10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit by Kathleen Barnes We have become a nation of couch potatoes. The average American takes only 5,900 steps a day, somewhat better than the sedentary Brits that average less than 4,000. The notion that overall we need to take 10,000 steps a day to be physically fit started with manpo-kei, a 1960s Japanese marketing tool ... Read More »