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CULTIVATING CONTENTMENT CULTIVATING CONTENTMENT
The Spiritual Discipline of Evoking Joy

Our four-legged friends—from pampered pooch to stray cat—have the inborn ability to seize the moment. No matter what chaotic circumstances may swirl around them, they have a knee-jerk response to...

Earth-Friendly Pets Earth-Friendly Pets
Our Animals Can Go Green, Too

Although cats and dogs don’t require much more than food, a cozy napping spot and human attention, U.S. pet owners spent $95.7 billion last year on their furry companions, according to the 2019...

Coronavirus Pet Safety Coronavirus Pet Safety
Facts and Tips for Dog and Cat Owners

There are many types of coronavirus. COVID-19 is new—a novel coronavirus—and there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in dogs or cats. Dogs can become infected with a canine...

FINDING CALM FINDING CALM
During Trying Times

From the moment we wake up and log on to our day, we are flooded with news about people whose days started off much the same, with an expectation of going from...

FLOWER POWER FLOWERS' POWER
Botanical Libations Pack Healthy Punch

Flowers and other budding botanical elements this spring aren’t just eye candy to dress the table; they can bless an everyday beverage with intoxicating new scents, flavors and...

A Home That Heals A Home That Heals
Creating a Nurturing Space

Home, whether a humble studio apartment or a dream house, is a critical facet of well-being, a spiritual headquarters from which good health springs. Everyone in the family, including two- and four-legged children, can...

MOVING THROUGH CHRONIC PAIN MOVING THROUGH CHRONIC PAIN
How Exercise Can Heal What Hurts

When our body keeps hurting, especially if it’s been that way for a long time, it’s natural to want to snuggle into pillows with a good movie and move as little as possible. And for many years, that’s the kind of...

Brigit Strawbridge Howard Brigit Strawbridge Howard
on Rediscovering Nature

Bee advocate, wildlife gardener and naturalist Brigit Strawbridge Howard was alarmed the moment she realized she knew more about the French Revolution than the native trees around...

Creating a Sustainable Front Yard Prairie Creating a Sustainable Front Yard Prairie

Doing your part to build a sustainable environment starts in your own front lawn. The usual vision for a front yard space is one that is relatively flat or lightly sloped, loam/clay sand soil and...

DIY Cleaning Products DIY Cleaning Products
Eco-Friendly • Saves Money

It’s almost Spring Cleaning time again! The sunshine and fresh air gets us thinking about opening up the house, dusting off the cobwebs and making our house shine again. But if you...

HEALTHY HOME, HEALTHY KIDS HEALTHY HOME, HEALTHY KIDS
How to Keep Them Safe

Ahealthy home for kids looks much like what’s needed for a healthy planet: clean air, clean water and clean food, all of which create a space in which our children can be well and thrive. This means taking active steps to eliminate ...

MAKING LUCK MAKING LUCK
An Intentional Path to Good Fortune

By its very definition, luck is random, capricious and based on chance rather than our own actions. Yet there is reason to believe that might not be the whole story—that living a...

ACUPUNCTURE FOR ANIMALS ACUPUNCTURE FOR ANIMALS
Needles Work Wonders on Pets

Needles make most pet parents cringe, but those used for acupuncture don’t hurt animals, they help. They are what traditional Chinese veterinary medicine has used for thousands of years to enhance blood circulation, balance the nervous system and promote...

Dr. David W. Regiani Dr. David W. Regiani
on Treating Sleep Disordered Breathing with Holistic Dentistry

David W. Regiani, BS, DDS, has been involved in learning about and treating sleep disordered breathing and bite disturbances since 1993. His first classes were in February of that year, through the American Equilibration Society, and he is still ...

Disrupting Disposables Disrupting Disposables
The Drive to Banish Single-Use Plastics

Universities, sports arenas, restaurants and other businesses are taking up the call to “disrupt disposables” as part of a global effort to dramatically cut down on single-use plastics. The environmental problems caused by those ubiquitous throwaways have become a mainstay of news reporting, and studies on how best to reduce them through...

Kibble Quandary Kibble Quandary
A Fresh Look at Pet Food

Eating healthy is a family affair, and that includes the family pet. However, what works for humans may be less than optimal for Fluffy or Fido, as each requires a species-specific...

LIVING IN SYNCHRONICITY LIVING IN SYNCHRONICITY
The Power of Meaningful Coincidence

When we have an inner need that converges with an outside event, it is a meaningful coincidence known as synchronicity, and it happens to us all. It can be simple, like a playful sprite: recurring numbers or dates, all the lights...

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