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Discover the Many Benefits of “Earthing”

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD The winter of 2015 was brutal for most areas of the country and seemed as if it would never end. Even the usual break of some patches of warmer weather in the spring didn’t happen for many areas, mine included. So, while the hazy, lazy days of summer are still […]

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6 Ways to Write With Compassion

By Diana Raab, Ph.D. On July 6th, His Holiness the Dalai Lama turned 80 years old. That day has also been also named National Compassion Day. Many years ago, I saw the Dalai Lama speak at a local university. Knowing that I would be inspired by his words, I stood in line for the event […]

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5 Tips for Adding Spark Back Into Your Life

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD As the 4th of July holiday approaches, we see many announcements and advertisements for fireworks events. The spectacular displays are both exciting and beautiful to watch. The bursts of color and design are a delight to the eyes. But these demonstrations are short lived, and quickly fizzle and fade. I […]

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The Power of Mindfulness – How it Helps Addiction Treatments

by Mel Mardle In health circles and rehabilitation centers alike, the buzzword is mindfulness. Whether employed in yoga sessions, meditation or alone, ‘being in the here and now’ has proven to wield plentiful benefits, in numerous large-scale studies. Mindfulness is simple; it begins with being more aware of what is occurring in the present moments, […]

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Why We Love Random Acts of Kindness

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – The Dalai Lama We hear people talk about compassion, but what is it really? Merriam-Webster defines it as “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.” While it is related to empathy, it […]

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5 Ways to Bust Your Worry Cycle

Worrying often just comes out of nowhere, and hits us right in the middle of a great day. It can start with just a tiny little thought that passes thru your brain and then STICKS. Have you ever had that experience? You find yourself fixating on it and the strength of it grows and grows […]

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3 Important Questions About Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer has been in the news more than usual, probably spurred by the unfortunate death of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden. He was only 46 years old. Have you ever wondered about Brain Cancer – how common it is, how can you tell if you have it, what are the survival […]

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5 Summer-Fun Health Risks and Holistic Aids to Save the Day

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by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD It’s that time of year again when people are going on vacations (exotic and local), attending reunions, enjoying barbeques, and playing once more outdoors in the hazy, lazy days of the upcoming summer season. As much fun as this time of year is for many who are sequestered indoors due […]

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Too Busy to Take a Holiday From Work?

By Susan Leigh  Did you know that 19 million days of annual leave remain untaken in the UK every year? And that figure doesn’t include the sole traders, small businesses and self-employed who regularly forgo holidays, feel they’re too busy to take a holiday for fear of missing out on sales, business opportunities or at […]

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