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Healing the Hard Stuff

Although gentle, natural modalities effectively treat a host of major health issues, people that happily use them as a first resort to ward off illness often turn to mainstream medicine by default when confronted with a serious problem.

Personalized Health Care

What began 25 years ago as holistic healthcare has evolved into functional medicine that looks at underlying causes of disease and incorporates genetics for customized diagnoses and non-drug treatment strategies.

Touching the Earth

Simply going without shoes for 30 to 60 minutes a day drains the body of inflammation, pain and stress and generates greater well-being, research shows.

Sunshine on Our Shoulders

Wait a few minutes before slathering on natural sunscreen or covering up with long sleeves. It turns out we need five to 10 minutes of direct sunlight a few days a week so that our bodies can produce the vitamin D we need.

Rising Above Adversity

By choosing self-direction instead of self-pity, we can turn difficult times into opportunities to grow and even thrive.

Meditation That Works

Meditation has many forms and functions, but with a little knowledge and experimentation, we find can find what works best for us.

Dial Down Stress

In these anxiety-inducing times, eating a gut-healthy diet, exercising at the right intensity, and practicing mindfulness can keep illness at bay.

Understanding Nutraceuticals

Unlike most other supplements, nutraceuticals are sold solely in medical offices and typically offer, for a higher price, clinically tested precise formulations of vitamins, minerals and herbs.

12 Happy Holiday Tips

Shuck seasonal overwhelm with these simple strategies, from eschewing perfection to designating a binge day to building a snow fort.

Preventing, Reversing and Managing Diabetes Naturally

When we’re aware of the physical and emotional components of diabetes, it’s easier to make the lifestyle changes that ward it off.

Sacred Silence

People seeking a deeper experience of life and self are increasingly turning to silent retreats offered by many spiritual centers and religious traditions.

Choosing a Chiropractor

Chiropractors today draw from more than 140 different techniques, which is why it’s important to find a practitioner with an approach that resonates with you.

Floating Away Stress

Floating in a sensory isolation tank induces a deep state of relaxation that can bring on healing, stress relief and even ‘Aha!’ moments of creativity.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

If you seldom feel rested upon awakening, simple strategies from diet to sleep position can help overcome what may be an undiagnosed case of sleep apnea.

Live Cancer-Free

Understanding cancer’s physiological and emotional roots gives us powerful tools to build a life free of the disease and related fears.

Enlightening Ideas about Money

Our attitudes toward money are loaded with emotional and cultural baggage, so we may fail to understand that all earning is not necessarily good nor all spending bad.

Natural Ways to Cleanse Body & Mind

Because we encounter some 100 chemicals in everyday products we need an ongoing detox practice to boost our body’s own cleansing process.

Proven Relief for Shingles

Natural, effective alternative treatments to dramatically reduce and relieve chronic pain.

Break Free of Chronic Pain

For the one in four Americans that suffer chronic pain with little help outside of risky opioids, alternative approaches can offer dramatic relief.

Heart-Based Leadership

Around the globe, women are organizing to bring compassionate, collaborative and consensus-building solutions to critical social, economic and environmental problems.

Medical Massage

Seniors, cancer patients, athletes and babies each need specialized forms of therapeutic massage that take into account the unique aspects of their conditions.

Holistic Eye Care

How we eat and exercise, the environment we live in, our emotional and mental issues, and even our belief systems all affect how healthy our eyes are.

In the O-Zone

In effectively treating everything from infections to Lyme disease to herniated disks, ozone therapy is proving its value to patients in more than 50 countries.

Weight-Loss Saboteurs

If you’re among the many of us that can’t keep pounds off, the cause may lurk in an imbalance in gut bacteria, thyroid function, immune response or exercise method.

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