Life has its ups and downs, and it's not unusual that we should feel a need to be comforted when we are more aware of the downs. Because of past programming, though, too often our ways of comforting ourselves are less than ideal, especially in terms of our health.
The vast majority of these are worthy and noble endeavors, showing veterans their service is appreciated. And yet, far too many veterans struggle with the transition to civilian life. With all these organizations offering help, how can this be?
As I've gotten older I've been forced to accept that I need to put in a lot more time, thought, and ownership when it comes to my body.
After years and years of school, research, reading, doctor advice, nutrition school, spiritual psychology school, and my own journey, I decided to check in with my body, slow down a bit, and see what was what.
With the warm weather comes a plethora of farmer's markets that sprout up every spring. They can be an overwhelming experience, with so many stands and so much fresh produce to navigate. Here are my tips for making your trip to the farmer's market cost-effective, successful, and fun.
Integrative cancer care does not only include medical visits and treatments. In combination with necessary conventional cancer treatments and other integrative therapies addressing the entire body, cancer patients need to use self-care daily.
You can have peace at any given moment, and you can make it reoccur, until the peace becomes constant: the new normal.
Hugh Jackman is looking for inner peace. I stumbled upon this fact while atop a hill on Australia's Gold Coast where I am trailing behind the most enthusiastic organic gardener I have ever met. We have come to Gwinganna, a wellness center that has perfected the art of peace for visitors.
What is balance? It is defined as finding equilibrium for the body or mind. I've been on a mission to find both.
Do you have the sense that life is speeding up the older you get? If so, you're not alone. Can there be a reason for this perception? I've discovered three scientific theories that shine a little light on this mysterious experience.
In the midst of all the chaos during wedding planning, immunity might not be the first thing on your mind. But your health should be something you think about in the months leading up to your big day.
Extra and undigested food is processed through the intestines. Interestingly though, you don't seem to get rid of nearly half as much as you take in!
I see so clearly now how a sense of community is perhaps what we now need more than ever, as more of our time is spent plugged into some technological device or other and the world seems more unstable than ever.
We should always remember to find pauses in our own lives. Those moments that allow us to renew ourselves so we can live the life we choose to live.
Being an athlete teaches you to get up when you fall, and to be resilient in times of pain or adversity. The at-risk communities and kids in the system have very little, if any, access to fitness programs.
Many people mistakenly believe that as long as you are drinking fruit juice, it's healthy even though it's sweet, but this is a dangerous misconception.