Tag Archives: mindfulness

The Power of Gratitude

As we approach Thanksgiving, we share one of our favorite talks on gratitude by leading expert Dr. Robert Emmons of UC Davis: All of us here at Dr. Verigin’s office wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving and festive … Continue reading

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1000 Words: Why Floss?

Thanks to electron microscopy… Yep, that’s what floss looks like, up close and personal, after it’s scraped the sides of your teeth, breaking up the biofilm (plaque) no toothbrush can reach. Previously

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Keeping Your Balance in Unsettled Times (Guest Post)

Current world affairs are causing a lot of distress. From the Japanese disasters to Middle Eastern uprisings and beyond, daily news of what we might have once thought of as unthinkable can easily pull us away from our natural balance. … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge of Antioxidant Research & Other News of Note

Newsweek Slams Antioxidants: Yawn! (nutraingredients-usa.com) On January 25, Newsweek published an article entitled “Antioxidants Fall From Grace: The popular dietary components may not do any good, and may actually harm.” The article treads the same old path of “antioxidant supplements … Continue reading

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Healing and the Power of Thought (Guest Post)

An American named Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) was nicknamed “The Sleeping Prophet” for his ability to enter a sleep-like state and answer the health questions of thousands of people who came to him for answers. Although he died 66 years ago, … Continue reading

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Understanding Stress & Mental Fitness: Techniques for Building Resilience (Guest Post)

Fr. Stephen, MSC/Flickr   Corporate and other wellness programs primarily focus on aspects of physical health, but mental fitness is an area worth exploring. While it may be hard to imagine we can directly affect this aspect of our being, … Continue reading

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A Drug-free Way to Manage Overwhelm, Stress and Uncertainty (Guest Post)

Lately, more people tell me they are overwhelmed. We witness and hear about more things now than any human beings before us. There is an onslaught of information which on its own can be overwhelming. But we are also in … Continue reading

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