Top 10 Ways To Have The Best Holidays Ever

Dr. Rick

The holiday season will soon be upon us. And with it will come the hope that this one will be truly special. However, many of us quickly get bogged down in busyness, stress and old patterns. Here are 10 ways to turn that dynamic around and create the magic. Continue reading

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Nana’s Balm

Nana's Balm

Nana’s Balm was originally created to eliminate the toxic chemicals found in most commercial products that I had been using previously. Today I use Nana’s Balm from head to toe every morning and night, and I can’t imagine using anything else on my skin ever again!

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“Dance like nobody’s watching; love like you’ve never been hurt. Sing like nobody’s listening; live like it’s heaven on earth.” — Mark Twain

Atl Open Smooth 2018 (2)

As I’ve said before I come to life when I am surrounded by the truth and beauty of the arts, especially with music and dance. For the past few years I have been blessed with the opportunity of engaging in ballroom dancing. It was something I  wanted to do for as long as I can remember. And today, I simply can’t get enough.

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Putting All The Pieces Together

Kimo

So how do we put all the pieces together so that we become the best version of ourselves? No doubt our best chance for living a long and happy life is to remain grateful, avoid unhealthy foods and stressful environments and stay active. Easier said than done, right!?! Actually, with so many diverse choices today, there really isn’t a valid excuse for not making healthy food choices or for not living an active lifestyle in some way, shape or form. Avoiding stress, well, what can I say, that can sometimes be a little more difficult and certainly seem to be completely out of our control, but in reality we have a choice in most all things, except life and death.

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Apple Cider Vinegar … Yes Please!

Apple Cider Vinegar

Is apple cider vinegar really the cure-all people say it is … I think so! Apple cider vinegar can be used to cook, clean and most importantly…  improve our health! Apple cider vinegar has a long history of home remedy benefits, many of which are now supported by science, but did you know that ACV actually has a long list of health benefits as well? Just to name a few, this list includes reducing cholesterol, lowering blood sugar levels,  improving symptoms of diabetes, balancing the body’s pH, providing enzymes and improving digestion, and aiding in weight loss. The fermentation process of apple cider vinegar is critical to producing the primary beneficial ingredient found in the vinegar: acetic acid. The 5-6% concentration of acetic acid contributes to the sour, pungent taste, but it is also responsible for the numerous health benefits of ACV.

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Should You Be Taking Magnesium Supplements?

Dr. Axe

Considering all of the important roles that magnesium plays in the body — and the fact that a magnesium deficiency is one of the leading nutrient deficiencies in adults with an estimated 80 percent being deficient in this vital mineral — it’s a good idea to consider taking magnesium supplements regularly and eating magnesium-rich foods.

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How Well Do You Cope With Change

 

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August and September are times of typical transition. Whether you’re wrapping up your summertime fun, the kids are going back to school, or you perhaps are returning to work yourself, change is inevitable. It’s how we respond to it that can help or hurt us. Some life events are expected, enabling us to prepare for them, while others can be unforeseen, which can result in feelings of intense vulnerability. Each adjustment requires us to objectively look at the situation and problem-solve how to get through it. The following are some tips to help your transitions go smoothly and empower you to embrace change rather than react with fear and trepidation.

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