Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is something new to me. I started it about a week ago and have already noticed some changes in how I feel. The biggest thing I notice is in my oral hygiene. Oil pulling is noted for improving your dental health by freshening the breath and whitening the teeth. By the way, it […] Read more »

How to Reduce Triglycerides Naturally

Fibromyalgia and Weight Control

  My triglycerides have always run high but recently hit 313.  Holy Cow anyway!! I don’t want another pill so I want to know how to reduce triglycerides naturally. I already know some of the things to do to figure out how to reduce triglycerides naturally but I’m still looking for more information. Doing things […] Read more »

Preventing Dry Eyes

Life in the 1500's

Preventing dry eyes is a full time job for some of us.  There are many things that can cause dry eyes so it might take some trial and error to figure out the cause. Just because you have dry eyes doesn’t mean you have something serious going on but it’s important that you have your […] Read more »

This is Your Body

This is Your Body

This is your body on Exercise. Swimming, dancing, hiking, and any other aerobic exercise will decrease your stress after thirty minutes.  David Raichlen, an anthropology researcher from the University of Arizona, and his team have found that exercise stirs up the feel good endorphins in the brain.  Also, a sixteen week study conducted by Dr. […] Read more »

Fingernails Help Diagnose Illnesses

Fingernails help diagnose illnesses.Well, why not, they’re visible and you can see raw skin under them.Why shouldn’t certain nail conditions indicate illness or changes in your internal organs? Yury Zakarov, a doctor of medical sciences and director of the Moscow phytotherapy center thinks they can. Diagnosing illness by inspecting a person’s nails has been used […] Read more »

Improve Your Health with a Fecal Transplant

Improve your health with a fecal transplant

Improve your health with a fecal transplant.  It sounds gross, bizarre, and what the hell(?).  At least that’s what I thought when I first heard about it last week.  Come to find out I’m way behind in my information. Fecal microbiotica transplantation (FMT) is done to treat several conditions.  Ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and […] Read more »

Does Meditation Come Easy

Does Meditation Come Easy

Does meditation come easy? No, not for everyone.  If you’re like me your mind is too busy to quiet down long enough to meditate.  Frankly, I find this a pain in the tush. So many times I’ve just wanted to quiet my thoughts and convince myself to let my mind go blank, or convince myself […] Read more »

Reiki and Healing

Reiki and healing go together. Reiki is a healing practice that has its origins in Japan.  The work Reiki means “spiritually guided life force energy” in Japanese. It is used in the treatment in the reduction of stress and healing of most any ailment and is done with the laying on of hands.  Reiki treats […] Read more »

How Reflexology Works and Where it Began

How Reflexology Works

How reflexology works is really quite interesting.  In the 1800’s Sir Henry Head and Sir Charles Sherrington did some research that showed a relationship between the skin and the internal organs.  This research also showed that our entire nervous system is affected by certain types of stimulus. This theory indicates that when pressure is applied […] Read more »

What is EFT Tapping and How Does it Work

What if EFT tapping and how does it work

What is EFT tapping and how does it work? We’ll get into that in a moment.  It is something that caught my interest several years ago when I was under a tremendous amount of stress.  I was introduced to it by my reflexologist at the time.  She was, and still is, very involved in alternative […] Read more »