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What Is the Connection Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia?

Dementia is a subject that has become of more interest to many of us these days, as we see the devastation caused to our loved ones or in other families close to us.  As reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans that are living with Alzheimer’s is growing and only 33% of those […]

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Traveling the Road to Better Decisions

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by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew Many people are not aware that one of my friends is incarcerated.  I remember when I first met her nearly 15 years ago.  She had a beautiful face with a pretty smile.  She was a great mother but her experiences were not the easiest.  Her relationships with men were difficult and […]

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Top 10 Tips for Health and Well-being (Part 2)

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by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD If you had the opportunity to read last month’s article, I hope that you are utilizing if not all, at least one or two of the suggestions to improve your physical well-being. If you haven’t read the article, I encourage you to do so. As I previously stated, simple and […]

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Fighting Stress — 5 Steps Towards Calm

by Susan Grotenhuis Remember the Seinfeld episode where Frank Costanza goes around yelling “Serenity now!” in a comical attempt to lower his blood pressure? Most of us have experienced that sort of stress, when even peaceful pursuits feel frustrating. It’s not surprising since world stress is on the rise. In Japan in the late 1980s, […]

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Seven Ways Women Can Transform Through Writing

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by Diana Raab, Ph.D. March is Women’s History month and writing is one way to preserve our legacy for future generations. Whether we write in journals, poetry, memoir or fiction, writing can be considered a gift to the future in addition to transforming ourselves in the present. Female writers such as Anais Nin, Virginia Woolf, […]

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Top 10 Tips for Health and Well-being (Part 1)

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by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD I have been a Holistic Health Practitioner since 1998. Along the way, I’ve seen the positive impact of very simple and easy to incorporate tips to improve the overall health and well-being of my clients and myself. Some of these tips may already be a part of your health program. […]

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We Are The Change That We Seek

by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew Previously we looked at the three stages of change, at what makes up personal transformation. I used the work of author Jack Meizrow (2000) to break the process into three components: A disorienting dilemma Critical Reflection Perception Transformation Personal Experience with Disorienting Dilemmas I’ve had my own disorienting dilemmas. I grew […]

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How Does Personal Transformation Occur?

by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew After a long hard week of preparing for Greater Dallas Movement Day, (an event that has over 1000 in attendance that I have been fortunate to serve as emcee for the past two years) I spent some time taking it easy. I’m not much of a movie watcher but I wanted […]

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Eat “Super Foods” for a Healthier Brain

by Florence Silverstein There’s no denying that as we age chronologically, our bodies age right along with us. But research is showing that you can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain well into old age by adding “Super Foods” foods to your daily eating regimen. Adding some or all of these “Super Foods” […]

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More on Using Supplements for Attention Issues (including ADD)

by Dr. Arielle Levitan and Dr. Romy Block In our previous article we discussed some supplements that have been show to be beneficial to attention, including attention deficit disorder (ADD).  As you know, not everything that is suggested to be useful actually has the desired result. Zinc Some have suggested Zinc can be useful to […]

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