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. Not long ago, we were most concerned with the health effects of wifi and processed …

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 do not work, and one big meta-analysis indicated they may increase your risk of mortality.” …

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, his teachings are widespread today, with hundreds of books written about him and his work. …

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, current studies reveal that we have much more control than previously thought when it comes …

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 a time of rapid change, causing many people to transform their ideas and even their …

Healing Breast Pain: A Holistic Approach (Guest Post)

Do you ignore physical problems such as pain while plodding through life? Nagging symptoms come with messages to be aware of what’s happening within and around you, but in our fast-paced culture, few take the time to hear them. Breast pain is one of these messages that many women ignore, believing little can be done …

What To Do About Death (Guest Post)

mindfulness/Flickr   We don’t get much training in dying, being with the dying or what to say to those who have just lost someone very close to them. The subject is generally feared and met with much resistance. We often hear the standard line, “I’m so sorry,” while people languish in their discomfort. I’m interested …