Kamini Desai Explores a Yogic Life: Inner Calmness Leads to Self-Mastery

by Linda Sechrist Kamini Desai’s Ph.D. worthy versatile body of teachings combines her lifelong interests in Western psychology and Eastern philosophy. Trained at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, she develops and leads core programs for Florida’s Amrit Yoga Institute, providing advanced studies dedicated to the science and system of integrated […]

Moon Magic: Astrological Timing for Success

by Steve Nelson September brings the Harvest Moon, the most powerful lunation of the year for creative manifestation. The gathering of the harvest begins in earnest at the 1st Quarter Moon and the Gate of Inspiration / Melpomene Muse Gate on Sept 2-3. The 1st Quarter lends itself to discerning what is of value to […]

From Faith to Fear: A Caregiver’s Journey with Joyce Sheldon

by Lisa Moore As new Florida retirees in 1998, Joyce Sheldon and her husband were looking forward to a carefree lifestyle. But the words “six months to live” soon changed everything. When he was diagnosed with a terminal illness, Sheldon found herself facing the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of being a caregiver. Her personal […]

Day Care Goes Green: What’s Good for Kids is Good for the World

by Avery Mack With children especially susceptible to germs, chemical sensitivities and allergens, it makes sense to ensure that the child-friendliness of day care facilities extends to their ecological integrity. When Denise Adusei, of New York City, was unable to find a preschool that included all the criteria she sought, she decided to create and […]

Super-Immunity for Kids

Simple Ways to  Boost a Child’s Long-Term Health by Lisa Turner We’d love it if our kids had fewer sick days away from school, but what if by bolstering their immune systems now, we could also protect them from serious diseases going forward? “During childhood, when the immune system is still developing, there’s a great […]

Cures in the Kitchen Dr. Mark Hyman is Fed Up with Our National Health Crisis

by Judith Fertig In the groundbreaking new documentary film, Fed Up, Dr. Mark Hyman prescribes a major overhaul of the diets of all family members in communities across America to prevent far-reaching unwanted consequences. Hyman practices functional medicine, which takes a whole-system approach to treating chronic illnesses by identifying and addressing their root causes, starting […]

Moon Magic: Astrological Timing for Success

by Steve Nelson August is the month of illumination and great new opportunity in this renaissance year 2014. Venus rising before the Sun now with the bright star Sirius is the signal event inaugurating this new Summer of Love at the dawning of the Aquarian Age. What has been hidden now comes to light and our […]

The Food Babe: Vani Hari Gets the Facts Out of Food Industry Giants

by Lisa Moore As the author of, a blog that investigates methods and ingredients used by the American food industry, Charlotte native Vani Hari has taken on some of the best-known names in the food industry. Armed with her Food Babe Army that signs petitions, calls company headquarters and share her investigations with the […]

Developing Money Consciousness: Meadlock Financial helps people take control of their finances

by Lisa Moore Meadlock Financial helps people  take control of their finances When Ashley Meadows set out to get some professional assistance with managing her finances, she found out that traditional financial planners wanted a minimum investment of few thousand dollars to give her advice. Later, after studying financial mathematics and acquiring an MBA, she […]

A Woman Following Her Own Heart: Claire Blocker founded HeartBright to offer preventive cardiology programs

by Lisa Moore At 47, Claire Blocker had a stroke and lost the use of her right side for a year. Four years later she had a heart attack in the middle of the night while she was resting in the hospital for an unrelated issue. With 40% of her heart muscle damaged and eight […]