Displaying items by tag: November 2019

CHASING ZZZZZs CHASING ZZZZZs
How to Put Insomnia to Rest

Tossing and turning most of the night while obsessing about the need for sleep is a torture we all go through every now and then, but for the 40 percent of Americans dealing with current or chronic insomnia, it can be a regular...

ZENFUL EATING ZENFUL EATING
Mindful Meals in Quiet Gratitude

In Zen monasteries, the head cook (known as the tenzo) is one of the most important positions a monk can hold; Eihei Dogen, founder of Soto Zen, one of the longest-established sects of Buddhism, said this is “because the position requires wholehearted practice.” In the 13th-century...

Click and Sweat Click and Sweat
Virtual Workouts Change the Game

Welcome to the digital age, where budding gym rats, former couch potatoes and schedule-challenged fitness freaks are finding new ways to get in shape. These days, virtually anyone with...

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ANTIQUES RISING ANTIQUES RISING
Discovering the Green in 'Brown’ Furniture

Fast food and fast fashion are common in this amped-up world. There’s also fast furniture—the kind that often comes in a box, assembly required. It’s made of...

ENOUGH FOR ALL ENOUGH FOR ALL
In Pursuit of Grateful Living

Grateful living is the awareness that we stand on holy ground—always—in touch with mystery. Jewish sages interpret the words of Genesis 3:5 in a way that is of great...

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Coming Home to Roost

Locavores with a hankering for fresh, organic eggs produced close to home have sparked a resurgence in backyard chicken keeping; even people that don’t like omelets are...

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Kids With Gratitude Kids With Gratitude
Making Thankfulness Second Nature

This Thanksgiving, there’s something to be especially thankful for—gratitude itself. Emerging research shows gratitude to be one of the easiest, most effective ways to kickstart...

St John's Wort the Most Common
Herbs interacting with St. John's WortSome herbs can interact with medications just as other conventional medications do. This is just one reason to monitor (based on risk) drug levels or drug outcomes such as...

 

Understanding and Dealing with Sleep Loss
Understanding Sleep Loss, by Lee Rossano. Photo credit: Ljupco Smokovski/Shutterstock.comAs a nation we do not value sleep. In order for all our hormones to work properly we need 6-8 hours of sleep between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Even going...

 

Focus Is On Children With ADD, ADHD and Autism
New Holistic Neuroscience Center Opens in SouthfieldThe Brain Training Center, LLC, which opened on October 1 in Southfield, offers a natural, drug-free process to help the body and brain, improve focus and help with...

 

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