When I began teaching tai chi 30 years ago it was often the case that a few of my new students were physically unable to participate which was extremely disappointing for them and sad for me to see. I felt there must be a system where all levels of ability have an equal opportunity to benefit. With the goal of benefiting the greatest number of people, I decided change my focus to the healing arts. Continue reading
What are the symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer’s? What are the contributing factors? How many people are affected? Can essential oils or aromatherapy be effective in lessening some of the symptoms such as anxiety, managing pain, stress, insomnia, and other symptoms. Find out more.
Do you have enough magnesium in your diet? Magnesium has been shown to help muscle cramps, as well as constipation, kidney stones, osteoporosis, insomnia, fibromyalgia and asthma, and recent studies have shown that magnesium can be very effective as a treatment for depression and possibly PTSD, ADHD and stress or anxiety. What can you do to make sure you have enough magnesium in your daily diet? Continue reading
Dry eye or keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a painful condition that can be overlooked or misdiagnosed. A person might be experiencing a feeling of heaviness in the eyelids, or fatigue, itching, stinging, or other symptoms that might be misinterpreted as a common cold or allergy. Even a watery eye flooded with tears, can be caused from “dry eye.” So what is this condition and how can it be prevented and treated? Continue reading
I am a a Licentiate Minister with UCM and an authorized Continuum Movement Teacher. Sometimes I have to laugh. I’ve spent a good chunk of my life being very serious. Questions about the meaning of life, what reality really is, and how to ease suffering have driven my search. Short questions…big job…big stakes….or so it has seemed. Continue reading
Planning a road trip? Booking a flight? Returning home by bus or train? Feeling exhausted, foggy-headed, in a daze? If you are planning a long distance trip for the summer or for an upcoming holiday vacation, you might want to consider these tips to prevent or reduce jet lag. Can jet lag be treated naturally? Can it occur on bus, train or in the car? Ideas include a special jet lag diet, homeopathic remedies, and lifestyle changes and exercise. Find out more.
Are you feeling plugged up, run-down, depleted, overweight, stuffy, puffy, itchy, tired, and TOXIC? It’s important to see your trusted physician when things are not going smoothly, but it’s also wise to do everything you can with diet and nutrition. Detoxifying is a daily process that our body does for us naturally and effortlessly. Find out more about how we can support this process to help our bodies detoxify the natural way.
Are you a caffeine lover? For many years coffee drinkers have been battling with the debate as to whether the benefits of caffeine outweigh the detriments/ Find out more about current research on caffeine and coffee and decide whether it is beneficial to you.
Do you wonder if you have arthritis? Do you have pain, stiffness, fatigue? What can you do to determine whether it is arthritis or structural stress and pain and are there things you can do to treat it naturally? Find out more in this informative article. Continue reading
How many times a day do you check your phone, text, email, search or watch online streaming television, or engage in social media interaction? Most of us text friends and tap, swipe, or type in front of our family members throughout the day, and even sacrificing valuable and much needed time when we should be sleeping. Why are we as a society so compulsively engaged in these addictive behaviors? Discover natural tips to boost your productivity, the role that dopamine plays, and how you can take control of your health.