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How to Sustain Motivation for Your Resolutions

sustain motivation

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD”If you can dream it, you can do it.” ~Walt DisneyA new dawn, a new day, a new year….and the resolutions begin. Yet how many have mentally, year after year, committed to making a change with all sincere intention and once more fell short of that plan? It is beneficial to […]

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How Negative Self-Talk Sabotages Your Health & Happiness

​by Julia Scalise DN, PhDEveryone, or almost everyone, reading this has talked to themselves. Some of us do it more often than others, but most of us carry on conversations with ourselves on a regular basis. However, what we “self-speak” or think about ourselves in these mental dialogues matters more than we ever knew. We must […]

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The Best Way To Have A More Satisfying Life: The Gratitude Habit

the gratitude habit

[EDITOR’S NOTE] I talk to a lot of people who feel their life is missing some key ingredient, but don’t know what it is.  Feelings of dissatisfaction are common, but they suppress it with TV, a few beers, mindlessly eating.  They just do not know what to do or how to make life better. The suggestion […]

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Proven Methods for Spreading Gratitude: Time, Treasure, Talent

spreading gratitude

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving 2016 is on the immediate horizon. Another year is flying by quickly. For many it has been a difficult year.  Some people have lost loved ones, some have experienced trauma from weather disasters, and some have had the onset or worsening of illness. It […]

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Serious About Your Health? 12 Favorite Books from the Personal Library of a Holistic Health Professional

Favorite Books

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhDIt’s no secret that I like to read. I often preferred spending time in my local library, or time at home reading to other playtime pursuits during my “growing up” years. As the years progressed, I continued to read and belonged to 4 book clubs. It didn’t matter if it was […]

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Good Service Creates Success and Good Karma

Good decisions create good karma

by Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha author of Soul Over Matter: Ancient and Modern Wisdom and Practical Techniques to Create Unlimited Abundance [Editor’s Note:  It is unusual to begin an article with a bio of the author, yet in this case we wanted to be sure you understood BEFORE you read the article who Dr. & […]

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The New Sexy: How to Raise Your Sexiness Quotient

the new sexy

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD What is YOUR definition of sexy? What is it in another that you find sustains interest and keeps you attracted in a relationship? These are questions that get asked in conversations, in online dating sites in roundabout ways, and in relationship or emotional counselling sessions. We are bombarded in advertising, articles, […]

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What They Don’t Tell You About Motivation

By Marcus Clarke It’s no secret, there is a ton of information out there about motivation. Blogs, articles, books, magazines, self-help gurus and of course audio programs all aim to help us increase our levels of motivation – whether to improve our work life or personal life. And while the majority of available information is […]

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How to Cure the Sick Soul

How to Cure the Soul

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD Many years ago, I read this quote:      “If the head and body are to be well, you must begin by curing the soul.”  ~Plato Somewhere deep inside my being, that resonated with me. I truly believe, no matter our state of good physical health, emotional well-being, or how healthy […]

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Animals as Heart Medicine: Healers of Mind, Body, and Soul

By Shannon Kopp, Author of Pound for Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life Even before my father became an alcoholic and my family fell apart, I’d always been a sensitive and emotional girl. I can remember crying for the trees thrashing in the wind during […]

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