6 Ways to Boost Focus & Concentration Naturally

Our daily choices affect the brain, as well as the rest of the body — and sometimes our modern environment can make us feel a little off, tired, or experience a lack of concentration or “brain fog”. Thankfully, there are some habits we can adopt to naturally support focus and productivity each day. Here are some top tips to try: … Read More

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Is Coffee Okay? 5 Things You Should Know

Many people look forward to a fresh cup of coffee to start their day or for a “boost” during an afternoon slump. But those who are health conscious might be wondering if coffee is okay to consume regularly. Well, the answer to that isn’t black and white, but let’s look at some facts about coffee and how it affects our … Read More

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How A Meaningful Life Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you wake up each day with a purpose? Whether you do or not could have a significant impact on your sleep and sleep-related conditions. A study recently published in Sleep Science and Practice journal demonstrated this in over 800 senior citizens. The results showed that those who said their lives were meaningful experienced: Better sleep quality 52 percent less likelihood … Read More

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Time, Space and Energy

I had an interesting chat with my acupuncturist about time, space and energy. According to him it is an old Chinese thought. I felt it is appropriate to share because I think it can help relieve stress and anxiety. Basically, all three elements have to be aligned for things to work out. Sometimes the timing is off, other times the … Read More

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Energy Metabolism

The body gets its energy from the foods you eat through the process of healthy metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Energy metabolism is one of the most important aspects of good health. Metabolism is the term used to describe the sum of all chemical processes which take place in the body. There are quite a few nutrients essential for … Read More

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Fear and Stress – An Unhealthy Combination

Fear and stress can be very detrimental to your health, but fear is the deadliest of all. Fear has many different effects on an individual and the body. On one level, it is a mind killer in the sense that it erodes your courage and confidence, and at the same time it fuels doubt, uncertainty and low self-esteem. From a physiological … Read More

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Weight Loss Naturally, Part 2: The Thyroid

A causative factor in weight gain can be a sluggish or low thyroid. Often called the “master gland” or “power control center,’’ the thyroid is vital because of its interactions with other glands. It is also involved in sexual development and maturity. What the Thyroid Does The thyroid secretes two hormones that influence the rate and processes of basic body … Read More

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Weight Loss Naturally

Weight loss is a major topic with many ways to approach it. There are psychological concerns as well as physiological and glandular effects at work in most everyone with weight issues. Levels of stress affect weight as well. Stress depletes calcium, which disrupts the relationship between potassium and sodium, and five to 15 pounds can be gained very quickly through … Read More

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Cleansing the Liver

The liver is the largest internal organ of the body. It is crucial to the maintenance and regulation of homeostasis of body fluids and control of body processes. In one of its many operations, it defends the body against internal poisoning through toxin elimination and storage. It serves a key role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and … Read More

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How to Have Good Days When Things Go Wrong

When I counsel people, I always ask how their day starts. Do you wake up tired? Are you moody in the morning? Are you sensitive or irritable? These questions help me to determine what is going on healthwise. These symptoms are all related to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. If you are relating to these conditions upon waking, then consider … Read More

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