Displaying items by tag: November 2020
Fix It, Don’t Nix It
Repairing Can Prolong Life of Products
With every Amazon delivery and late-night QVC purchase, the verdict is in: America is the Godzilla of consumerism, and far too many of the products we buy are disposable or designed to...
The Green Burial Revolution
Sustainable End-of-Life Options
There’s an emerging movement in the funeral industry, fueled by environmentalism and a yearning to accept mortality and reclaim a connection to...
Sherry Mitchell on
Indigenous Wisdom for Our Times
Author of Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) has been an attorney, spiritual teacher and indigenous rights activist for...
Meditation on Gratitude and Joy
I offer this meditation that opens our hearts to gratitude and joy this holiday season. Let yourself sit quietly and at ease. Allow your body to be relaxed and...
Skin-Soothing Herbs for Dogs and Cats
Simple Ways to Reduce Itching
From allergies to liver deficiency, many factors can itch, inflame and irritate the skin of our pets. A dog’s or cat’s skin can become damaged or compromised because the skin is the first line of defense against attacks from external substances. Skin problems in pets have...
The Conscious Path to Raising a Child
Lo Bannerman, a Tucson nutritionist, was making homemade cookies with her toddler. “Or rather, making a mess while stirring cookies,” she recalls. “Something in me snapped. I wanted to take control, kick her out of the kitchen and...
Being Thankful Empowers Our Workouts
Exercise is crucial to preventing and managing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression and many other health conditions, but staying motivated to maintain a routine can sometimes be challenging, even for fitness devotees. Cultivating an appreciation for the way our bodies carry us through life can...
Giving Thanks for a Healthy Feast
How to Lighten Up Thanksgiving Fare
Due to travel restrictions, tighter budgets and concern for family members that may be older or have underlying health conditions, Thanksgiving might be a smaller affair this year, but that’s no reason to...
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Natural Lifestyle Choices to Curb the Disease
Six decades ago, only one American in 100 had diabetes. Today, it’s almost one in 10, including rising numbers of youth and one in four people older than 65. More than 90 percent of the cases are Type 2, once known as adult-onset diabetes, which is linked to...
Technology Upgrade Supplements Hands-On Feldenkrais Method
Lisa Ponichter of Awakening Movements has used microcurrent in conjunction with her hands-on physical therapy sessions and has now upgraded to a device that is