THIS MONTH

Making Positive Personal Change with Trainer John Mays

by Samantha Hudgins Middle age can be the best time in a person’s life cycle. As many aspects of life evolve, people in this age group have the opportunity to recreate their lives as they become empty nesters. Some things just get better with time, according to John Mays, certified hypnotherapist, behavior specialist and owner of Fitness Together in Chantilly. ... Read More »

What is Ayurveda?

by Ranjana Chawla Many of the health problems that we have today stem from the fact that we have become more and more disconnected from our bodies. The choices we make – including what we eat, how we eat, what we do, how we handle stress and what we think – profoundly influence our health. Ayurveda science believes that every ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

by Dr. Isabel Sharkar The use of marijuana has been around in America since the 1840s. It was known that George Washington himself used to grow hemp. In 1937, cannabis oil was available over the counter and heavily used to treat a whole variety of ailments. That same year, the Marijuana Tax Act was passed and the anti-marijuana propaganda known ... Read More »

Maid Brigade’s Commitment to Cleaning Your Home the Green Way

by Samantha Hudgins Maid Brigade, in business since 1979, made a commitment to green cleaning in 2007 and has been a Green Clean Certified business ever since. In every aspect of the business, Maid Brigade takes their commitment seriously to create the safest indoor environment for their client’s families, pets and homes. To become Green Clean Certified, a company must ... Read More »

Letter From the Publisher

Love and Joy, Come to you, – As we roll from our November holidays into the hustle and bustle of December, it is good to take stock. In our family and in many others (yours included, perhaps), December is the moment in our year where we make time to be with one another and to revel in the opportunity to ... Read More »

Choose to Do the Holidays Differently

by Karen Tasto What if there was a different way to approach the holidays this year—a way that left you with more energy, not less? Imagine how it would feel, come January 2nd, to not feel so drained from giving away too much of yourself all of December. It is easy to get caught up in the collective pressured energy ... Read More »

We Are All Electromagnetic Beings

by gLou Stevens The human body grounds electromagnetic radiation in the environment because of the electrical conductivity of our body. All living systems are based on electromagnetic energy. It is true that man-made electromagnetic radiation is not the only source of random photons in the environment, but the problem is these frequencies which we have never encountered before are a ... Read More »

Herbal Support in Colder Weather

by Laina Poulakos Now that the weather has begun to change, cold and flu season is upon us as well. It’s a good time to think of an herb that can help the immune system stay strong. While there are several, echinacea root is a great herb for supporting the immune system during the colder time of the year. This ... Read More »

Inspired Living

Five Ways to Make the New Year Sparkle by Kelly Martinsen Inspiration may strike anywhere, at any time. The trick is nurturing the process to appear on demand when we need it most. Often, an inspiration is sparked when we perceive someone being selfless, courageous, physically extraordinary or deliciously creative. However, we don’t need to wait for outside stimulus when ... Read More »

Sci-Fi is Now Sci-Fact

by gLou Stevens Did you know that human cells need to be recharged just like batteries and that our bodies produce enough electricity to power a small generator? Movies like Stargate and The Matrix introduced us to some amazing facts about the human cell. In Stargate, the aliens possessed an Egyptian sarcophagus that enabled them to regenerate their bodies when ... Read More »