Living

The Minimalist Family

Trading Clutter for Calm by Meredith Montgomery When Denaye Barahona, of New York City, became a parent, she felt compelled to buy everything for her son. “We are inundated as a culture with so many products for our kids that it’s hard to differentiate what we need; it really wears us down,” she says. While working on her Ph.D. in ... Read More »

Plants Talk

Discover Their Secret Language by April Thompson While flowers are known to lean toward light, a growing body of research is demonstrating plants also respond to sounds and scents—and then herald the news to their neighbors. Far from being passive life forms, members of the plant kingdom are adept at interacting with their environments and with each other. “Plants don’t ... Read More »

Her Soul in Bloom

Self-Care for All Stages of Life by Marlaina Donato To be female is to be blessed with an innate gift for multitasking, but in our fast-paced, jam-packed world, daily life for most women is a juggling act that can come with a steep price tag if self-care isn’t on the to-do list. Depression, anxiety and feeling overwhelmed are all too ... Read More »

Got Hormones?

by Elizabeth McMillan, CNS, LDN Do you ever feel like you are going crazy or have mood swings? Perhaps your menstrual cycle govern your mood and well-being, or you are having hot flashes or terrible menstrual cramps. Maybe you are so tired that you cannot get out of bed, or have steep dips in energy in the afternoon. Many of ... Read More »

Burnout or Fatigue: A Free Webinar

Some call it “burnout” but adrenal fatigue is a stress syndrome and is found in near epidemic proportions in our modern society. The adrenal glands help in responding to stress by producing hormones such as cortisol and are responsible for handling stress. Yet adrenal fatigue occurs when the adrenal glands are unable to compensate for the daily stressors in life ... Read More »

Power Switch

Taking a Home Off the Grid by Jim Motavalli Jesse Stafford and Alyssa Craft quit their jobs in 2015, bought five acres of remote land far away from utilities and began building their 36-foot-by-36-foot timber frame home from scratch. Next up was a septic system, then a clean water source and of course, alternative energy. Their rooftop solar panels are ... Read More »

The Path to Wealth

How to Make a Dream Come True  by May McCarthy Successful professional athletes, musicians and business men and women that have achieved their goals can often point to repetition as a key to their prosperity and success. Undergoing both physical and mental training on a daily basis are keys for them to perform at their highest levels. Keeping their goals ... Read More »

A Holistic Approach to Pain Management

by Dr. Isabel Sharkar Joint Therapy is a form of nonsurgical ligament reconstruction and is a highly effective treatment for chronic pain. It is a connective tissue injection therapy of collagen producing substances which can reconstruct damaged or weakened connective tissue in and around joints. Joint Therapy can reduce pain and inflammation in the joint quickly, restore circulation and provide ... Read More »

Spring Decluttering

Many Benefits of Reorganizing Spring is the season of renewal, and on the home front, that means cleaning, organizing and reducing clutter. While we apply natural, eco-friendly cleaning agents, the act of moving items around offers the opportunity to rearrange or eliminate some of them, providing a fresh look and a sense of comfort, order and control. To clear clutter, ... Read More »

Testing Replaces Guessing: New Answers for Health in the New Year

By Dr. Isabel Sharkar When it comes to taking care of your body, how will you make this new year different from all the rest? A healthy mind, a clean body and a strong spirit will go a very long way in helping you live your best year ever. Your health is the most important thing. Read on to learn ... Read More »