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Transform stress into serenity

November 20, 2015

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Transform stress into serenity by Leeann Carey —  Let us face it, we all experience stress. Stress is the body’s way of responding to external forces and is a powerful indicator that we need to pay attention to something before serious problems occur. However, unhealthy levels of stress can delay healing and aggravate existing health […]

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From Stress to Peace: An Intimate Journal on the Journey from Living in Darkness to Living in the Light

November 6, 2015

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From Stress to Peace: An Intimate Journal on the Journey from Living in Darkness to Living in the Light by Kandace Jones — From the outside, Jones seemed to have it all together — a successful career, a loving husband, two children, a great group of friends and a lovely house. Internally, she was filled […]

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An IBS investigation

August 23, 2013

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by Diana Wiggins and Julie Oppenheimer —  What is it about those detective shows like CSI, 48 Hours or even House that have us tuning in every week for a new episode? For most people, it is the armchair detective work that we can do from our living rooms — participating in thinking through the […]

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Help for handling stress

August 21, 2013

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by Ada Porat — Are you getting your seven hours of free time a day? According to new research from Direct Line Insurance, seven hours — or six hours 59 minutes to be precise — is the minimum we need for a perfect work/life balance. The reality, of course, is a different matter. On average, […]

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Secret formula to be happy and lean

August 18, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The secret formula to being happy and lean is 70-100 mg/dl — that is it. Now that you know the secret, here are more details. The numbers reflect the ideal range of your blood sugar. When there is too little, your brain and muscles cannot work at their best. When […]

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10 steps to reduce stress in your life

August 16, 2013

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by John Koeberer  —  There is no doubt that stress kills. Many health professionals and medical analyses validate the strong negative impact stress can have on your health and general well-being, as well as your longevity. It is the chronic, day-in and day-out stress that is the problem. Stress can exacerbate pain, cause depression, obesity, […]

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Put mind over matter with integrative imagery

July 13, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  When people hear the words integrative imagery, they probably think about CAT scans or MRIs. But integrative imagery does not refer to a mechanical device separate from us. Rather, it is a technique of putting mind over matter to become healthier. In her book, Molecules of Emotions, Candace Pert states that […]

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The stress effect and reduction techniques

June 20, 2013

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Your body is designed to experience stress and react appropriately. Stress will put you in fight-or-flight mode, alert and ready to avoid danger. The body also experiences physiologic responses, such as increased heart and respiratory rates, to enable immediate action. However, increased incidences of illness can develop if these physiologic changes are not restored to […]

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Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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Clear your path to a stress-less lifestyle

November 18, 2012

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by Nathalie Ekobo —  “I  am so stressed out!” How often do we hear, feel and say these words? How many of us know how to effectively manage stress and its debilitating effects on our lives, or know people who live stress-less lives? Did you know that by learning to engage in a stress-less lifestyle, […]

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Packing for the journey to happiness, fulfillment, potential and greatness

September 15, 2012

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by Valerie Fink Sierra —  Life has finally worn you out. It is time for a little vacation; time to get away from all the stress, challenges, heartaches, conflicts, disappointments and overall disarray of your life. The decision is made, and it is time to journey toward your desired destination of happiness, fulfillment, potential and […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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