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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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6 Time Tested Steps to Long Term Well-Being

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD Most people, in all stages of their lives, have a desire to improve. Most would like a magic pill or some fairy dust to sprinkle to fix whatever they feel needs fixing. Sadly, we all know, more often than not, magic pills or fairy dust, are not available for our well-being […]

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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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Technology Influences Your Brain – For Better or Worse?

Texting and Tweeting: How Technology Influences the Brain By Susan Grotenhuis, Brain Fitness Facilitator at Asbury Methodist Village  What do Finland and North Carolina have in common? They are both pitching the appeal of silence. Finland’s board of tourism is promoting the phrase Silence Please as one of its ad campaigns, and in North Carolina you […]

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Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda – Life in a Parallel Universe

parallel universe

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD What if? Have you ever questioned yourself to think what if you had said yes or no to certain events, choices, or circumstances, when you have said or done the opposite?  How would your life be different? How would your life be better? How would your life be worse? Life unfolds […]

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6 Ways Super Genes Can Make You Invincible

Do you think that your genes are just what they are? That your parents handed them down to you and that is what you are stuck with for the rest of your life? For years we had the belief that they were fixed, but the study of epigenetics has exploded that myth. Your genes are […]

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Creating Your Writing Style: 5 Ways to Find Your Voice

by Diana Raab, Ph.D. Remember when your mother used to say, “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it”? Well, that statement is all about voice. Your voice conveys your attitude, mood, and relationship to life. Your tone is the voice readers hear when they’re reading, and your voice affects how the reader […]

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Confession is Good For the Soul: 7 Ways to Stimulate Confessional Writing

by Diana Raab, Ph.D. “Confession is good for the soul in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff—it is a palliative rather than a remedy.” — Peter De Vries A few years back, I presented a workshop at the West Hollywood Book Festival called “Confessional Writing.” It was very well attended; in […]

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