Comfort and Joy this Holiday Season with Essential Oils

The holiday season has a way of rattling us, no matter how determined we are that “this year is going to be different.” Family, finances, loneliness, shopping, depression, colds, flu parties and the overall idea that the month of December must be a Norman Rockwell painting, can bring us to our knees by the first week of January. Young Living ... Read More »

When Thyroid Hormones Fail Us – A Free Talk

Even though many women are taking thyroid hormones and their lab tests state that they are “normal”, up to 90 percent continue to suffer from many of the symptoms. Dr. Serena Satcher is offering a free wellness talk to help break out of this cycle by discussing the root causes of hypothyroidism and natural ways to overcome it. The talk ... Read More »

Detoxification for Life

by Dr. Mark McClure What do we mean by detoxification, and why for life? Let’s get some perspective. All of us want to be healthy, because without health, all the money in the world is worthless. So, what are the chances of remaining healthy? How healthy are you now and what is your biological age compared to your chronological age? ... Read More »

How Stress Affects Us All

by Dr. Isabel Sharkar You’ve likely heard that stress is the biggest culprit and it runs havoc on your body. But how does stress do that? It’s important to understand the mechanics of stress and how it truly affects our bodies. When the body is stressed your muscles tense up, which is a reflex reaction to stress. When the stress ... Read More »

The Rise of Diabetes and Steps to Stop It

One-on-one with Margarita Kullick, M.D. Recently, Natural Awakenings had the opportunity interview Margarita Kullick, M.D., a local functional medical physician, board certified in internal medicine and concerned about the alarming increase in diabetes. She provided valuable insight into some of the possible causes and a fresh look on holistic ways to reduce the chances of getting diabetes. NA: Type-2 diabetes ... Read More »

Simple Steps to Diabetes Prevention

by Dr. Allan Tomson It is well-known that diabetes is a disease that can devastating as we age. In the U.S., approximately one in four Americans now have either diabetes or pre-diabetes. It is estimated that diabetes cases have increased more than 700 percent in the last 50 years. Another staggering statistic—25 percent of those 65 and older have some ... Read More »

The Wonders of Jasmine

The sensual and exotic fragrance of jasmine flowers helped Cleopatra to woo Marc Antony. In India, jasmine is revered as sacred to Vishnu and the flowers are often strung into garlands for votive offerings in religious ceremonies.  Throughout the world, jasmine is used in many fine perfumes. It is very time consuming and uses a large amount of jasmine flowers ... Read More »

Preventing, Reversing and Managing Diabetes Naturally

by Linda Sechrist More health practitioners today are recognizing both the mind-body connection and energetic and metaphysical insights into preventing and reversing illnesses. As a result, those facing diabetes and other health challenges are accessing contemporary resources such as Louise L. Hay’s explanation of the emotional roots of disease in You Can Heal Your Life, and the medical science and ... Read More »

Sacred Silence

Discover the Benefits of Quiet at a Silent Retreat by April Thompson Individuals seeking to escape life’s ceaseless distractions, deepen their personal spiritual practice, enhance well-being and gain fresh perspective are patronizing silent retreats in rising numbers. “Retreats are a special opportunity to enter a healing space where your natural energy, insight, intelligence and wisdom can arise,” says Thanissara, a ... Read More »

Innovation in Corporate Wellness

Spotlight​ ​on​ ​In​ ​Good​ ​Company​ ​Wellness by Robin Fillmore In and around Washington, D.C., where business and politics can create an atmosphere where employees are challenged to work at a breakneck speed, it is refreshing to see new services being established that support workplace wellness. In Good Company Wellness is such an innovation, providing a wide range of customized and ... Read More »