by Zac Howe
Most of us have experienced taking a leisurely stroll through the park, when all of a sudden a group of energetic pavement pounders zip by, leaving us in the dust and wondering, “Should I be moving more?”
It’s time to end the guilt trip
by Meredith Montgomery
The latest National Health Interview Survey available, from 2012, shows that 33 percent of adults and 12 percent of children together spend $30.2 billion annually out-of-pocket on complementary health approaches, just under 10 percent of such U.S. healthcare expenditures. Insurance rarely covers complementary
by Kimberley Mertens
When life is in overdrive, or we get caught in the fight-or-flight mode, we may not realize that stress is also held deep within our facial tissues. It’s time to slow down; take a deep, cleansing breath; and rejoice in our natural beauty.
Fatigue due to physical or mental exertion is common in those beleaguered by stress, poor eating habits and insomnia, struggling to balance the needs of family and career and too often using caffeine and other stimulants to artificially rebound energy. James L. Wilson, Ph.D., a
by Sandra Williams, Ph.D.
We cannot have life on this planet without fungi. Mushrooms are the underpinnings of plant growth over the entire Earth, transporting water and nutrients, decomposing organic matter into soil, and for their medicinal properties. The fungal kingdom and its sphere of influence are enormous. Nobody knows how many species exist; estimates
by Keith Bishop
Adrenal fatigue symptoms include fatigue, exhaustion and poor sleep while feeling overwhelmed. Targeted supplements can recharge the adrenals so that they can make energy substances and help people deal with stress.
Many healthcare practitioners can provide laboratory tests to measure adrenal compounds. The following
by Dr. Amit Gumman
Adrenal fatigue syndrome results when the adrenal glands function below the necessary level. Most commonly associated with intense or prolonged stress, it can also arise during or after acute or chronic infections, especially respiratory infections, such as influenza, bronchitis or pneumonia. There
by April Thompson
The workplace can be filled with stress, egos and distractions that challenge the productive and happy atmosphere we desire. Both employees and employers are adopting mindfulness to help cope and transform both themselves and their work environment.
Rooted in Eastern philosophies like Buddhism, most
by Keith Bishop
Neurotransmitters are the chemicals in the brain that function as antidepressant, anti-anxiety or stimulant actions. Food and supplements provide the essential nutrients for the body to make and use neurotransmitters.
First, if one has significant depression issues, one should seek healthcare practitioner assistance
by Shannon Stephens
Meditation may not always come naturally for people. In the beginning, it’s easy to become fidgety, bored and unable to focus. Some people may even find comfort—especially in today’s world—to get lost in their own mind. Chitta vritti is a Sanskrit term