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Medicinal Mushrooms Medicinal Mushrooms
Beyond Buttons and Portabellas

Ahandful of mushrooms a day just might keep the doctor at bay, according to a mounting body of research providing powerful evidence of the fungal kingdom’s abilities to promote health and...

The Minimalist Family The Minimalist Family
Trading Clutter for Calm

When Denaye Barahona, of New York City, became a parent, she felt compelled to buy everything for her son. “We are inundated as a culture with so many products for our kids that it’s hard to differentiate what we need; it really wears us down,” she says....

Sanjay Gupta Sanjay Gupta
On "Chasing Life"

During nearly two decades with CNN, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has covered wars, natural disasters and the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Along the way, the Western-trained, practicing neurosurgeon has...

Brain-Savers Brain-Savers
Smart Strategies for Preventing Dementia

With 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, there’s no shortage of advice on how to enhance, preserve and restore brain function. Judging from the assortment of brain training games and apps to the multitude of...

 Preventing Osteoporosis Naturally
The Role of Vitamins D3 and K2 In Improving Bone Density

Osteoporosis seems like a distant disease until you break a bone or start losing height or become stooped over. This condition, which occurs primarily...

Your Hidden Psoas MuscleYOUR HIDDEN PSOAS MUSCLE
Its Link to Back Pain, Spasms, Tension and Other Related Health Problems

In recent years, the psoas (pronounced “SO-as”) muscle has gotten much attention for its mystery in the body. In fact, on my YouTube Channel, the videos I created on the Psoas (Parts 1 and 2), are always...

HER SOUL IN BLOOM HER SOUL IN BLOOM
Self-Care for All Stages of Life

To be female is to be blessed with an innate gift for multitasking, but in our fast-paced, jam-packed world, daily life for most women is a juggling act that can come with a steep price tag if self-care isn’t...

WHEN EMOTIONS ARE PHYSICAL WHEN EMOTIONS ARE PHYSICAL
Bodywork for Trauma and Grief

Massage is often associated with spa-like pampering, yet it is also an effective therapy for reducing physical and emotional pain. Bodywork can lower blood pressure and reduce stress hormones, which in turn helps to...

Rainbow Foods Vision QuestVision Quest
Eat a Rainbow of Color for Healthy Eyes

One of the best ways to protect and preserve our precious eyesight is to focus on food. In general, the same plant-based, antioxidant-rich diets that defend against...

PLANTS TALK PLANTS TALK
Discover Their Secret Language

While flowers are known to lean toward light, a growing body of research is demonstrating plants also respond to sounds and scents—and then herald the news to their neighbors. Far from being...

Gardening for Kids Gardening for Kids
The Fun of Growing Their Own

It’s May, and the temperature is rising, as is the sap and green shoots. It’s the perfect time to involve kids in growing their own garden that will get them outdoors, teach them planning and perseverance, and develop...

The Mother Our Souls Need The Mother Our Souls Need
Connecting With the Energy That Made Us

This Mother’s Day, I want to tell you about a different way to think about your mother and about yourself—a way that is deeply true and liberating, no matter what...

TOXIC LEGACY TOXIC LEGACY
Breast Implant Warriors Unite

The U.S. Surgeon General’s warning on cigarettes hasn’t prevented individuals from smoking, nor has the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) list of risks and complications associated with breast implants kept...

CBD FOR PETS CBD FOR PETS
What We Need to Know

With the explosion of cannabidiol (CBD) products on the human medical scene, many pet owners are
looking into this hemp plant derivative as a natural means of medicating their...

BRINGING UP KITTY BRINGING UP KITTY
Get Off on the Right Paw

There’s nothing as endearing as a big-eyed kitten hopping sideways across the floor or curled into a small ball of fluff on our lap. Getting a new kitten started off on the right foot will...

Ocean Robbins on  Ocean Robbins on
Personal and Planetary Health

Food revolutionary Ocean Robbins has dedicated his life to inspiring others to rethink their food choices to transform both personal and planetary health. It’s a path forged in part by...

SACRED SPACE SACRED SPACE
Bringing Bliss to Every Room

Sacred space is most often associated with places of worship, but it can be any place that connects us to meaning or joy. In the blur of daily living, nooks of inspiration and beauty provide spiritual sustenance, remind us of...