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Staying Serene in Turbulent times, Image: miniartkur/AdobeStock.comStaying Serene in Turbulent times  
How to Turn Anxiety into Positive Action  

In this day and age, we have good reason to toss and turn in our beds at night. As our nation faces fears of climate catastrophes, acrid politics, stubborn inflation, unpredictable virus variants and hot-button issues like...

Skiing for Fitness and Pure Fun, Image: vitaliy_melnik/AdobeStock.comSkiing for Fitness and Pure Fun  
Tips for Enjoying Alpine and Nordic Styles  

Whether it’s the thrill of alpine skiing down the side of a high mountain with breathtaking views or the serene pleasure of Nordic cross-country skiing in a nearby park, strapping on skis and swooping off burns lots of calories, makes winter more...

Fall Beets, Image: everst/AdobeStock.comFall Beets  
Versatile Leaf-to-Root Eats  

Versatile, nutritious, colorful and flavorful, beets are quite the package deal. This easy-to-grow, multi-season vegetable is packed with nutrition and plays well with other ingredients. Beets can be...

The Joy of Movement, Image: New Africa/AdobeStock.comThe Joy of Movement  
Dancing Boosts Our Health and Happiness  

Whether it’s salsa, hip-hop, belly dance or ballet, finding our groove has proven to ease depression, support the cardiovascular system and improve overall joint function. By all accounts, dancing gives us a...

The Helpful Nature of Houseplants, Image: Anna/AdobeStock.comThe Helpful Nature of Houseplants  
  

Nestled among books on a shelf, soaking up sunlight by a kitchen window or filling the bare corner of a living room, nothing adds beauty and interest to a home quite like a living...

Sustainable Sanctuaries, Image: Алексей Кочев/AdobeStock.comSustainable Sanctuaries  
Supporting Human and Planetary Health at Home  

Nothing underscored the importance of a comfortable and versatile sanctuary quite like the pandemic. Stuck at home isolating, many families reconfigured their living arrangements to...

Nadine Clopton, Image: Nadine Clopton  
on Advancing Regenerative Organic Agriculture to Health Care   

During the last century, the rise of chemical-based agriculture has severely changed the way food is produced, and we have failed to recognize its unintended consequences. Research has revealed that if we continue...

Inviting in the Wild, Image: Photographee.eu/AdobeStock.comInviting in the Wild  

Amidst the whirlwind of our daily busyness, Mother Nature goes about her own affairs, conjuring everyday miracles from the humble trinity of tangled roots, dark soil and sunlight. On our way to our next task, we...

Reducing Radiation Risks, Image: NorGal/AdobeStock.comReducing Radiation Risks  
Ways to Lessen electromagnetic Exposure  

We are tied to our devices, continually connected via phones, tablets and computers, but this convenience comes at a cost. Many people are surprised to learn that our...

A Happy Halloween for Pets, Image: ShunTerra/AdobeStock.comA Happy Halloween for Pets  
Nine Ways to Keep a Dog or Cat Safe  

Halloween is celebrated on October 31, and as always on this fun holiday for humans, it’s important to take precautions to ensure furry family members wake up healthy, happy and safe on...

Green Schoolyards, Image: Sukjai Photo/AdobeStock.comGreen Schoolyards  
Concrete Jungles Become Natural Playgrounds  

Skipping rope, playing hopscotch or shooting hoops have traditionally been enjoyed on asphalt-paved schoolyards enclosed by chain-link fencing. But over the last few decades, city leaders, school districts and other stakeholders have been...

Growing Younger, Image: contrastwerkstatt/AdobeStock.comGrowing Younger  
Longevity Strategies that Help Reverse the Aging Process   

Longevity, a human quest through the ages, is now a hot topic among scientific researchers that assert there has never been a better time to maximize our potential for metabolic renewal. Biological age—the state of our health at the cellular level—is in the spotlight, as are the anti-aging benefits of ...

Aging GracefullyAging Gracefully  
How a Yoga Practice Keeps Us Young  

In 1967, Tao Porchon-Lynch left a successful Hollywood career as a model and actress to become a full-time yogi in her 50s. At age 87, she added ballroom dancing to her list of passions and at 93, she...

Your Built-In Boost to Longevity, Image: Your Built-In Boost to Longevity  
Yoga, Breathing and the Relaxation Response  

Negative and prolonged effects of stress and anxiety can be associated with age-related disorders and diseases, ultimately proving detrimental to health and longevity. During...

Heading Off Headaches, Image: Pixel-Shot/AdobeStock.comHeading Off Headaches  
Natural Strategies Help Halt the Pain  

Headaches are one of the most common pain conditions in the world. According to the Cleveland Clinic, up to 75 percent of adults have had a headache in the past year. While symptoms vary in scope and intensity, understanding the...

Food Dehydration Made Easy, Image:  yuriygolub/AdobeStock.comFood Dehydration Made Easy  
Best Ways to Preserve the Harvest   

Drying food is the oldest known method of food preservation. Middle and Far Eastern cultures have used the sun and wind to dry foods since 12,000 B.C., according to the National Center for Home Food Preservation (NCHFP). Today, the easy availability of...

Lissa Rankin, Image: Lissa Rankin  
on the Mysteries of Healing  

Mind-body physician Lissa Rankin, a New York Times bestselling author and founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute in the San Francisco Bay Area, takes readers on her decade-long journey in her latest...

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