Is It True Dogs Don't Like To Travel?

Is It True Dogs Don't Like To Travel?

Most dogs don’t like to travel, and those that do have usually had to learn to like it.

When Pets Are Family, The Benefits Extend Into Society

When Pets Are Family, The Benefits Extend Into SocietyThere is a growing global trend to consider pets as part of the family. In fact, millions of people around the world love their pets, enjoying their companionship, going for walks, playing and even talking to them

Listen to Your Symptoms, They're There For A Reason

Listen to Your Symptoms, They're There For A ReasonCareful histories of people who come down with serious illnesses almost always reveal earlier warning signs that were ignored or treated superficially. Symptoms are like warning lights or gauges in your car. When the oil light goes on in your car, would you tape over it so you can go about your business?

Is Your 'Experience Diet' Making You Sick?

Is Your 'Experience Diet' Making You Sick?Just as our food diet affects our physical and emotional health, so does our “experience diet”. This is the day-to-day mix of the things we do, see, hear and feel. And, just like our food diet, the quantity, quality and balance of those experiences need to be right.

The Paw-sitive Effects Of Watching Cat Videos

The Paw-sitive Effects Of Watching Cat VideosAccording to ReelSEO.com, a website about video marketing, there are more than two million cat videos on YouTube. People have watched these videos more than 25 billion times, which equates to an average of 12,000 views per cat video.

The Art and Essentials of Cleansing the TLC Way

The Art and Essentials of Cleansing the TLC WayCleansing is the art and process of making health-enhancing dietary and lifestyle changes. These changes aid in effectively managing stress, eliminating toxins, improving nutritional intake, and cultivating a deeper connection with our innate wisdom.

Acceptance and Love of Self Using Self-Talk and Loving Choices

Acceptance and Love of Self Using Self-Talk and Loving ChoicesWhen I discovered that my illness was a cancer that needed to be powerfully and quickly released through surgery and chemotherapy, I became quite depressed. I couldn't blame the circumstances of my illness on my environment, for I ate well and cared for my body. I began to reflect on my...

Top 5 Ways To Boost Your Health

Top 5 Ways To Boost Your HealthIt’s the start of a new year and there is no doubt that 2019 will be as saturated with nutritional nonsense as 2018. The wellness industry was worth $4.2 trillion in 2017 and this figure is set to keep rising.

When Your Pets Behave Outside Their Nature

When Your Pets Behave Outside Their NatureWhen a dog behaves unnaturally in response to any neurotic, chaotic, or disruptive energy taken on from humans, he tends to look confused because he has nowhere to put the energy that is reverberating within him. He doesn’t really know why he is acting out, nor does his behavior make the least bit of sense to him.

Should You Compost Your Dog's Poo?

Should You Compost Your Dog's Poo?

Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, with 38% of Australian households owning dogs. Dogs improve the quality of our lives, and studies show that exposure to dogs can even improve our immune system.

How To Get Winter Skiing Fit And Avoid An Injury

How To Get Winter Skiing Fit And Avoid An InjuryFrom Vail in the US to Val d’Isere in France, winter sports holidays are all the rage. And with more older people now hitting the slopes, there has been an inevitable rise in snow sport-related injuries.

Are Medications Affecting Your Memory?

Are Medications Affecting Your Memory?We will present medications that have been identified as possibly causing temporary or permanent memory impairment. If you find that you are taking some of these medications, it is best to consult your physician and ask about alternative medications that might be available.

Tips On How To Avoid Heart Disease and Heart Attacks

Tips On How To Avoid Heart Disease and Heart AttacksThere are many influences that increase or decrease your risk of heart disease, but, like so many issues in medicine and science, there is probably more controversy than agreement on what exactly individuals should do to help themselves live longer, healthier lives.

Making Healing Moves and Taking Play Breaks: An Ideal Self-Care Strategy

Making Healing Moves and Taking Play Breaks: An Ideal Self-Care StrategyToday, virtually every form of medicine recognizes these basic truths: 1) Simple exercise can have profound healing effects. 2) Specific "healing moves" can help fight illness and enhance health. Healing moves provide an ideal self-care strategy to help prevent, relieve, and...

The Scientific Defense Of The Brussels Sprout

The Scientific Defense Of The Brussels SproutBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour and familiarity of the small green vegetable. To others, they are an object of derision and disgust.

Why Windows With A View Are So Important To Older People

Why Windows With A View Are So Important To Older PeopleWindows are something that many of us take for granted – they’re just part of the houses we live in or the buildings we work in. And yet for older people, windows can be vital as a way to access the world, especially for those who spend a lot of time indoors

4 Tips For Safely Cooking And Keeping Your Turkey

4 Tips For Safely Cooking And Keeping Your Turkey

For countless households, Christmas is turkey time. The bird takes pride of place in festive meals across the world – but if not stored, handled and cooked properly it can cause serious food poisoning.

Winter Blues and Broken Bones: How To Get Enough Vitamin D3

winter blues and broken bones: how to get enough vitamin d3Vitamin D is often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin”. It is produced in your skin in response to sunlight and is a vital organic compound supporting the absorption of calcium and protecting bone strength, supporting immune function, and regulating mood. Deficiencies in Vitamin D can lead to...

5 Ways To Cut Down Your Food Waste This Christmas

5 Ways To Cut Down Your Food Waste This ChristmasThe average family throws away about £700 (US$885) worth of food each year. This is not just a drain on our finances, but also has significant environmental impacts – both in terms of production and waste management – and Christmas is no different.

I've Been Diagnosed with Cancer: What Should I Do?

I've Been Diagnosed with Cancer: What Should I Do?Upon receiving a cancer diagnosis, you may find yourself facing this frightening experience without any knowledge or understanding of how best to help yourself. The sheer volume of information that is now available about cancer and various treatment options can make the aftermath of diagnosis even more distressing for you and your family.

Ego and Creative Energy Create Our Life Experiences

Ego and Creative Energy Function Together to Create Our Life ExperiencesPhysicist Max Planck demonstrated that the behavior of energy is influenced by the intent of the observer -- the implication is that you can intentionally impact how your creative energy acts. The way in which energy behaves depends on what the observer expects to see. If you intend to see certain events, your creative energy will transform itself into those events.

Homeopathy: History from Germany to the USA

Homeopathy: History from Germany to the USAToday, homeopathy is widely accepted in most Western or industrialized countries except the United States. In France, some 25 percent of all pharmacies are homeopathic. In England, half of all physicians either use or recommend homeopathy. In India, it is taught in almost all medical and pharmacy schools.

5 Ways To Encourage People To Reduce Eating Meat

5 Ways To Encourage People To Reduce Eating MeatMeat makes a meal, so goes the saying. But with more people than ever before ditching meat for plant-based alternatives, it seems meaty dishes are starting to go out of fashion.

Meet The Trillions Of Viruses That Make Up Your Virome

Meet The Trillions Of Viruses That Make Up Your ViromeIt may be hard to fathom, but the human body is occupied by large collections of microorganisms, commonly referred to as our microbiome, that have evolved with us since the early days of man. Scientists have only recently begun to quantify the microbiome, and discovered it is inhabited by at least 38 trillion bacteria.

Are Your Grandparents Getting Tipsy At The Holiday Party?

Are Your Grandparents Getting Tipsy At The Holiday Party?November and December are defined by parties and social events. And in the U.S., alcohol is synonymous with socializing, with Americans particularly likely to overindulge during the holidays.

Is It Unethical To Give Your Cat Catnip?

Is It Unethical To Give Your Cat Catnip?As the Christmas season gets underway thoughts turn to buying gifts for the entire family. For some, companion animals are on the gift list, particularly cats and dogs who share our homes and hearts.

The Next Blockbuster Medicine Could Be Lurking Inside An Insect

The Next Blockbuster Medicine Could Be Lurking Inside An InsectFor thousands of years humans turned to nature to cure and soothe their ills. Modern science built on these ancient foundations and the “natural product discovery” programmes established by pharmaceutical companies provided us with medicines that could treat cancer, infections and more.

This One Gene Error Is Linked To Early-Onset Dementia

This One Gene Error Is Linked To Early-Onset DementiaScientists have discovered a lone mutation in a single gene that causes an inherited form of frontotemporal dementia makes it harder for neurons in the brain to communicate with one another, leading to neurodegeneration.

Stepping Out Of Our Little Corner and Open To Uplifting Others

Stepping Out Of Our Little Corner and Open To Uplifting OthersNothing contributes more to unfolding our divine potential than “stepping out of our little corner,” reaching out beyond our personal needs alone, and opening to abundance for uplifting others. This is how we enter the stream of divine grace in its fullest expression. We open ourselves to be divine instruments of healing and blessing.

How An App Can Help Fight Loneliness In Old People At Christmas

How An App Can Help Fight Loneliness In Old People At ChristmasLoneliness, as a leading cause of depression and obesity, is believed to cost £6,000 per person in health and social care services. Loneliness is especially prevalent during the winter holidays, perhaps intensified by the short days, bad weather and the impression that everyone else is enjoying the festive season with family and friends.

Why The Key To Humanity Isn't Genetic But Microbial

Why The Key To Humanity Isn't Genetic But MicrobialWhat if the key to perfecting the human species were actually … yogurt? The fantasy of trying to perfect humanity through genetics was recently reignited by the announcement of the Chinese scientist claiming to have made the first “CRISPR babies

Why You Need to Let Go of What No Longer Serves You

Activate the Law of Vacuum: Let Go of What No Longer Serves YouIt is said that nature abhors a vacuum. To have the opportunity to attract what you do want, such as a better relationship, more attractive clothes, or furniture, you must make room for your desires to manifest.

5 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Stillbirth

5 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of StillbirthStillbirth is defined as the death of a baby of at least 20 weeks’ gestation or 400 grams in weight. Most stillbirths occur during pregnancy.

After 50, Death Risk Climbs In Wake Of Loss Of Wealth

After 50, Death Risk Climbs In Wake Of Loss Of WealthAdults in their 50s and older who suffer a catastrophic loss of wealth have a 50-percent higher risk of dying than those who do not have such loss, according to a new study.

Communicating With Insects As Intelligent Fellow Beings

Communicating With Insects As Intelligent Fellow BeingsWhen we consider interspecies communication we usually think in terms of human-creature exchanges or interactions in which some kind of relationship has been established. But it is not uncommon for us to experience an interaction with members of the plant kingdom...

Learning to Let Go, Relax, and Be More Vibrant and Alive

Learning to Let Go, Relax, and Be More Vibrant and AliveWhen you are able to detach yourself from the areas of stress, tension, and pain in your body and just be aware of them without the interference of your analytical mind, they have room to unwind and release. This is not to deny or ignore pain; it is to be present with it in a relaxed, open, non judging way.

Why Snacking Could Be Damaging Your Health

Why Snacking Could Be Damaging Your HealthBreakfast simply didn’t exist for large parts of history. The Romans, for example, didn’t eat it – usually consuming only one meal around midday

Your Poo Is Mostly Alive. Here's What's In It

Your Poo Is Mostly Alive. Here's What's In ItIf you’ve ever thought your poo is just a bunch of dead cells, think again. Most of it is alive, teeming with billions of microbes. Here’s what studies in healthy adults reveal makes up our poo.

How Kids With Overweight Genes Can Lose Pounds

How Kids With Overweight Genes Can Lose PoundsChildren who are genetically predisposed to being overweight can still lose weight by changing their diet and exercise habits, a study of about 750 children shows.

How Important Is Eating Breakfast?

How Important Is Eating Breakfast?In the middle of the last century, popular nutrition author Adelle Davis advised people to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.

Twigs and Shout: Let Success Be Your Theme

Twigs and Shout: Let Success Be Your ThemeAs you and I enter the new year, we find ourselves on a journey over a vast uncharted sea. Will we ever reach the prosperity, rewarding relationships, health, clarity, and inner peace we have been promised? Can I have a job that fulfills my soul and provides me with a substantial income? Can I meet someone who...

Fine Particle Air Pollution Is A Public Health Emergency Hiding In Plain Sight

Fine Particle Air Pollution Is A Public Health Emergency Hiding In Plain SightFine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 millionths of a meter, known as PM2.5, was the fifth-leading cause of death in the world in 2015, factoring in approximately 4.1 million global deaths annually. In the United States, PM2.5 contributed to about 88,000 deaths in 2015 – more than diabetes, influenza, kidney disease or suicide.

Why GPS Apps Make You Worse At Navigating

Why GPS Apps Make You Worse At NavigatingMany of us have had the experience of arriving in an unfamiliar city and needing to get to a specific destination – whether it’s checking in at a hotel, meeting a friend at a local brewery, or navigating to a meeting on time.

5 Ways To Boost Your Nutrition Before Pregnancy

5 Ways To Boost Your Nutrition Before PregnancyThinking about trying to have a baby? Then now is the time for future moms (and dads) to “spring clean” food and lifestyle habits. Here are our five nutrition tips before pregnancy.

Why The Wizard Of Oz Has Been So Influential

Why The Wizard Of Oz Has Been So InfluentialFilm director Joel Coen – one half of the famed Coen Brothers – once quipped that “every movie ever made is an attempt to remake The Wizard of Oz”

Are We Ready For Genetically Designed Babies?

Are We Ready For Genetically Designed Babies?The media is buzzing with the surprise news that a Chinese researcher, Jainkui He, has created the world’s first genome-edited twins.

Symptoms of IBS: Medical Investigations and Treatments

12 04 symptoms of ibs medical investigations and treatmentsIn the past, indeed until quite recently, people with IBS had appendix removals, intensive abdominal investigations, major gynecological operations, numerous x-rays, and prescriptions for a whole range of pills and potions to rid them of the strange collection of symptoms we now recognize as Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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