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Relishing Raw Food
Supermodel Carol Alt on How Eating Raw Keeps Her Vibrant
by BETH BADER
CCarol Alt characterizes the latest stage of her 30-plus-year career as a “perfect storm of busy,” including the launch of her latest book, Easy Sexy Raw, and her roles in Woody Allen’s film, To Rome with Love, and the HBO documentary, About Face, exploring the relationship between...
Banish Acid Reflux
Eating Alkaline Can Cure the Burn
by LINDA SECHRIST
Nearly everyone has some reflux, the upward backflow of the stomach’s contents into the esophagus connecting the stomach with the throat, or even up into the throat itself. When it occurs more than twice a week, reflux can progress from a minor irritation causing heartburn to gastroesophageal reflux disease, or...
Hypnosis and the Use of Neuroplasticity
Understanding the Brain's Amazing Abilities
by Frank Garfield and Cheryl Beshada
NNeuroplasticity is the latest flavor of the month in medical circles as science once declared that once brain cells were damaged they could not ever be repaired. We now know that the brain has an amazing ability to build bridges, bypasses and...
The Fatherhood Factor
How Raising Children Changes Men
by ARMIN BROTT
Becoming a father is one of the most defining benchmarks in a man’s life.
In their research, University of California-Berkeley Psychology Professors Phil Cowan, Ph.D., and Carolyn Cowan, Ph.D., found that...
Reframing Personal Priorities
Craig Hamilton Explores the Gender Gap in Spiritual Growth
by KIM CHILDS
Craig Hamilton is a writer, radio host and workshop leader devoted to helping people evolve their consciousness for the greater good. The former managing editor of What is Enlightenment? magazine, Hamilton went on to...
Doing Good During Time Away
by AVERY MACK
Ken Budd, former executive director of AARP and current editorin-chief of Currents magazine, says, “I was approaching 40 when my dad died suddenly, and at the funeral, I heard people say how he’d...
Coloring Our World
How Hues Can Help and Heal
by JUDITH FERTIG
While humans have long appreciated nature’s chromatic displays, it wasn’t until 1666 that Sir Isaac Newton proved that white light from the sun refracted through a prism separates into the individual bandwidths we perceive as...
Gentle Natural Cleansing Works Best
o secure optimum performance, maximize lifespan and maintain the warranty of vehicles, knowledgeable drivers follow the regular maintenance needs recommended in the owner’s manual. Similarly, many health practitioners, integrative physicians