Healthy Lifestyle Tweaks: Surprisingly Simple Changes for Feeling Good

by Kathleen Barnes All of us have heard the admonition: “Eat lots of veggies and exercise daily and you’ll live a long, healthy life.” There’s no question this advice is sound, but what about other helpfully healthy lifestyle adjustments we can make? Experts attest that doing easy things, such as going braless, walking barefoot or […]

It’s All About We – Conscious Evolution

Why We’re Better Together by Linda Sechrist After decades of studying issues of environmental destruction, poverty and war, Malcolm Hollick, Ph.D., author of The Science of Oneness: A New Worldview for the Twenty-First Century, concluded in 2006 that a better future for humanity requires a more holistic worldview. It must be one that reflects the […]

Healthy Holiday Baking

There’s nothing so comforting as the scent and taste of home-baked treats. To fill a home with cheer, try these delectably healthy recipes. Some are gluten or diary-free, others pack less butter and sweeteners (thus fewer calories) than their typical counterparts, and a few are vegan (containing no animal products, including honey). All are perfect […]

Breathe Easier

Try These Tips for Better Workouts To get the most out of every breath, follow these exercise tips from acknowledged experts. Running With closed lips, breathe in sharply and deeply through the nose. Then purse the lips as if trying to blow out a candle and exhale through the mouth. While running, breathe in for […]

Astrological Timing for Success

Moon Magic – December 2012 Every five hundred years the Phoenix dies and is born anew from its ashes. An old world passes away, a new world is born. This month the stage is set for the conclusion of the old world cycle and the beginning of the new. And now we come to heart, […]

Honoring Lost Loved Ones During the Holidays

Families Share How They Cope and Connect by Lisa Moore My mother went out of her way to make the holiday season extra special for our family. She thoroughly enjoyed shopping, decorating, cooking and spoiling her children and grandchildren. I have fond memories of our Christmas rituals and raucous gatherings. I lost mom to Alzheimer’s […]

Peace Mail – Spreading Good Will on Earth Through Art

Painter Franck de Las Mercedes, of New York City, has combined a pair of hopeful concepts—world peace and free art for all—in a quickly broadening art initiative inspired by an “Aha!” moment at the local post office. “I had always painted on the boxes I shipped my paintings in,” relates the native Nicaraguan. “One day, […]

Banishing Wheat Belly – The Drawbacks of a Wheat-Dominated Diet

by Lee Walker Dr. William Davis, author of Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health, is a preventive cardiologist who has gone against the grain to expose yet another genetically engineered monstrosity, shedding light on the dark side of today’s commercial wheat crops. What made you suspect […]

Functional Medicine Taking the Whole Toolbox Approach

by Kathleen Barnes Once called “alternative” medicine, then “holistic” or “complementary” and later “integrative”, the newest evolution is “functional” medicine, designed to search out the underlying causes of illnesses in order to carry out effective treatment. “Conventional medicine is like a carpenter that only has a hammer to work with, while functional medicine doctors are […]

No GMOs – Stop Monsanto’s Attacks on Safe Food Laws

Beyond continuing its well-documented opposition to genetically modified (GMO) labeling laws in order to protect its corporate interests, Monsanto has recently launched aggressive backdoor attacks on organic and non-GMO farmers and consumers. The corporation’s rider attached to the U.S. House of Representatives’ 2013 Agriculture Appropriations Bill would allow planting of new genetically engineered (GE) crops—even […]