Millennials Stay Healthy by Practicing Tai Chi

By Judith Stuartcoale Bonner ~ Millennials, our first generation to grow into child and adulthood witnessing the horrifying events of 9/11, characteristically prefer to “go with the flow” as a lifestyle. It’s growing more common to find millennials flocking to Tai Chi searching for the antidote to high levels of stress from their start in

Is Your Colon Overdue for a Cleanse?

By Ronit Mor, ND ~ What if there was one organ in your body that had the power to control the way you look, feel and think? And what if this organ serves as a common denominator for most of today’s health problems? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, anywhere from 60 to

Excessive Sugar on the Brain?

Too Much of Anything Is Not Good for Your Health By Ronit Mor, ND ~ While a healthy diet contains a significant amount of naturally occurring sugar (in fruits and vegetables, for example), the problem is that we’re chronically consuming much more added sugar in processed foods. Excess sugar consumption has long been linked to

Express Yourself !!

By Vanessa Guild Emotions make us human. They provide the expansion of music, joy, and the depths of your lovers’ slight touch. They also derive sorrow, anger and despair yet without these extremes we would not experience life itself. Emotions paint the light of our soul’s anguish and greatness but when squelched can become the

The Practice of Tai Chi: Meditation-in-Motion

By Judith Stuartcoale Bonner. “JUST BREATHE!”, a popular song title, is also the mantra of Tai Chi, an ancient form of Chinese martial arts modernized for our current world. Deep, slow rhythmic breathing activates the immune system and flow of blood in the body stimulating the chi – our vital life energy. This activated flow

MENOPAUSE: A Natural Time in a Woman’s Life

By definition menopause means that no menses have occurred for a full 12 months. Ovarian function in women decreases over time with the waxing and waning of hormone production generally between the ages of 45-50. Menopausal symptoms generally start during this time even if the periods are still occurring.  When the ovaries stop producing estrogen

Robotic Hand On Heart: Dr. G. Kimble Jett

Plano Hospital Leads the Way in Minimally Invasive Surgeries BaylorScott&White The Heart Hospital – Plano An Innovative Team Approach To Surgery By Robert Frankel Photographs by Kim Leeson Kenneth Loss is no stranger to complexity. He spent his career in the chemical industry, working as a plant manager in charge of maintenance support and some

Treat Yourself to a Massage

STRESS RELIEF: Stress is a part of life that we all try to avoid, but it still happens. Stress may affect behaviors and factors that increase heart disease risk. One of the best ways to deal with the stresses of life is to receive a Swedish or a relaxation style massage that calms your mind,

Total Mind and Body Release

What if your yoga class went like this. You enter a softly lit room and find your place on a mat, perhaps near the glow of strategically placed candles. Yoga props appear — a bolster for each person, along with blankets, pillows and blocks. For the next hour or so your teacher guides you through

Benefits for Mind and Body

You’ve probably heard that yoga is increasing in popularity among people 50+, and for good reason! Besides increased flexibility and strength there’s much more: Improved Sleep As we age, certain biological changes can make a good night’s sleep more problematic. This may include changes in the body’s circadian rhythm, the 24-hour internal clock regulating sleep

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