Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe

Fresh Strawberry Pie - Healthy recipe for the beginner or the gourmet cook. Great for vegetarians, health conscious individuals, or those simply wanting to live longer and healthier.

Ginger Spice Cake Recipe

This is a recipe for an old-fashioned gingerbread-style cake. Easy, nutritious recipe for the quality conscious family on the go from Pinch of Time: Meals in Less Than 30 Minutes by Sandra Rudloff

Holistic Health

An introduction into the principles and practices of Holistic Health.  There are three basic aspects of the wholistic approach to medicine. First, disease prevention is emphasized by placing responsibility with the individual as self-healer to use his own resources to promote health, prevent illness, and encourage healing.

Aura Painting: Changing the Color of Your Aura on a Day-to-Day Basis

Aura Painting: Changing the Color of Your Aura on a Day-to-Day Basis

by Judith Poole. In this exercise, we will experiment with changing the color of the aura. Observe any feelings, emotions, sensations, memories and thoughts as we try on the colors of the rainbow. Some colors will feel cooler, warmer, more comfortable, more alert. Be attentive too to how the aura it affected. It may feel compact or porous, loose or tight, heavy, dark, or light.

Dog Skills: Is Man's Best Friend Psychic?

Dog Skills: Is Man's Best Friend Psychic?

by Richard Webster. Most people want to show their dog's skills off to others. Your dog is extremely aware of the thought processes of everyone around him or her. If you try to show your dog's talents to someone who is skeptical, your dog will probably refuse to perform or will perform badly. However...

Why Energy Medicine? Emotional Problems Create Energetic Imbalances

Why Energy Medicine? Emotional Problems Create Energetic Imbalances

by Richard Gerber, M.D. Vibrational or energy medicine has finally found modern-day scientific validation in our Einsteinian understanding of matter as energy. For medicine and psychology to truly advance over the next several decades, we must begin to think about our emotional problems as energetic imbalances that affect the functioning of our subtle and physical anatomy.

Breaking Addiction Is More Than Just Stopping Substance Abuse

Breaking Addiction Is More Than Just Stopping Substance Abuse

by Gary Reiss, LCSW. Traditional approaches to addiction emphasize stopping use of the substance. Process work emphasizes saying "no" to the substance, but also emphasizes saying "yes" to the part of the personality accessed and supported by the use of the substance. Often addictions...

Animal Wisdom Connection: Renewing the Ancient Ways

Animal Wisdom

by Gareth Patterson. In the modern age, blinders have been placed over our eyes so that we cannot see the big picture. We have lost touch with the fact that the pyramid of life, the soil, the trees, the air we breathe, water, the animals, rain and sunlight and ourselves are all part of one community.

Think Health, Think Colored Fruits and Vegetables

Think Health, Think Colored Fruits and Vegetables

In the fifth century B.C., Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, declared, 'Let food be your medicine...' Fruits and vegetables, especially the most colorful ones, contain a bushel of disease-fighting compounds.

Self-Appreciation Is The Key To Spiritual Growth and Abundance

Self-Appreciation Is The Key To Your Attracting Abundance

Two feelings are fundamental to the attracting of anything in your life: one is gratitude, the other is self-appreciation. When you look at your life with gratitude, you shift your focus onto what you like. As you shift your focus onto something, more of the same comes to you. That is the Law of Attraction.

Addictions R' Us: Coming To Terms with our Demons

Addictions R' Us: Coming To Terms with our Demons by Caroline M. Sutherland

An addiction is anything that has a "hold" on us, such as work, exercise, sex, food (especially chocolate, sugar, and coffee), alcohol, cigarettes, illegal drugs, medications, money, worry, material possessions, relationships, negativity, overachieving, gambling, and so on. People can even be addicted to illness...

Gaining Time: Prioritizing, Multitasking, Planning

Gaining Time: Prioritizing, Multitasking, Planning

Humans invented the measurement of hours fairly early on in our history. Then we added minutes and seconds. We've only recently conceived of the nanosecond. We've forgotten that time is fiction, a simple measuring device we created. We imbue time with significance, judge it as being "quality" or not, and race against it.

Cats And You: The Secret Healing Powers of Cats

Cats And You: The Secret Healing Powers of Cats

Most people generally think that cats do nothing, are lazy and all they do is eat and sleep. Not so! Did you know that cats have a specific job to perform in your life? Did you ever wonder why so many people have cats nowadays, more so than dogs? Here's an unknown tip inside the secret life of cats...

Eating According to your Ancestry & Blood Type

Eating According to your Ancestry & Blood Type

You are what you eat, but you should "EAT WHAT YOU ARE.'' This means each of us should eat the optimal diet compatible with our blood type. Doing this sounds easy enough, but in practice it is...

Miracles in Native Medicine: Seven Keys to Healing Yourself

Miracles in Native MedicineI trained as a conventional physician. I have also studied Native American healing for more than twenty-five years. I have walked with feet in two different worlds for my entire medical career. I did this because I grew up knowing that 'Indian medicine' could help people when conventional medicine had nothing more to offer.

The Reasons Behind the Modern Pollen Allergy Epidemic

The Reasons Behind the Modern Pollen Allergy EpidemicFifty years ago less than 5 percent of our population suffered from allergies. Today it is estimated that some 38% of the US population now has allergies. As the number of people with pollen-allergies grows, attitudes toward trees themselves are already changing.

Herbal Remedies: Ojibwa Tea -- Myth or Remedy?

Herbal Remedies: Ojibwa Tea -- Myth or Remedy?Ojibwa Tea has a history dating back over 100 years. Believed to have great healing powers, this herbal remedy was originally prepared by the Ojibway Indians of Cobal Ontario, Canada.

Allergies Linked to Diet and Six Common Foods

Allergies Linked to Diet and Six Common FoodsThe American menu is actually made of various combinations of the same foods, usually wheat, beef, eggs, potatoes, and milk products. For example, a breakfast of eggs, sausage, white toast, and hash browns is the same as a lunch of a hamburger, white bun, and fries, which is the same as a dinner of steak and potatoes or white pasta.

Color Therapy and Healing from the Early 20th Century to Now

Color Therapy and Healing from the Early 20th Century to NowInvestigations into the therapeutic use of color were carried out in Europe during the early twentieth century, notably by Rudolph Steiner, who related color to form, shape, and sound. He suggested that certain combinations of color and shape have either destructive or regenerative effects on living organisms...

How To Heal an Ulcer Using Natural Remedies

How To Heal an Ulcer Using Natural RemediesNot too long ago, the most common advice for ulcer patients was to eat a bland diet. As it turns out, there is no real evidence that spicy foods cause or exacerbate ulcers. There are, however, certain foods, drinks, and behaviors that can increase gastric acids and thus create a problem...

Can We Prevent Osteoporosis?

Can We Prevent Osteoporosis?Osteoporosis can begin as early as fifteen years prior to the first signs of menopause -- often around the middle to late thirties. The association of accelerated bone loss with menopause led medical doctors to prescribe estrogen supplements. However, there is ample evidence in the medical literature that the therapy is...

Magnet Therapy: Magnetic Fields Can Affect The Body's Functioning

Existing magnet application: magnet ringsScientists have discovered that external magnetic fields can affect the body's functioning in both positive and negative ways. The use of magnets and electrical devices to generate controlled magnetic fields has many medical applications and has proven to be one of the most effective means available for diagnosing human illness.

Discovering Nutritional Therapy: The Role of Food in our Lives

Discovering Nutritional Therapy: The Role of Food in our LivesNutritional therapy is a system of healing based on the belief that our food is our medicine and our medicine is our food. Disorders ranging from chronic fatigue, energy loss, insomnia, depression, backache, skin complaints, asthma, and headaches can be relieved with nutritional therapy.

Six Healing Sounds Generate Energy for the Healing of Different Organs

Six Healing Sounds Generate Energy for the Healing of Six Different OrgansFor optimal health, you must learn how to take care of yourself; you must learn how to clear out your negative energy and transform it to positive healthy energy. The Six Healing Sounds practice is a simple yet powerful tool to promote physical, energetic, and emotional healing and balance.

Preventing Migraine Headaches and Stopping Them in their Tracks

Preventing Migraine Headaches and Stopping Them in their TracksMigraine headaches are usually associated with nausea or vomiting and tend to be preceded by seeing flashes of light, zigzags, blind spots, or stars. Migraines are often triggered by psychological stress, but distinct from tension headaches, migraines tend to begin after a stressed person is finally able to relax...

Fasting Safely for Health: The Pro and Con and the Why and How

Fasting Safely for Health: The Pro and Con and the Why and HowPeople who are not familiar with fasting may imagine that it entails sitting around getting bored and depressed, and not eating anything. It is difficult to imagine the powerful effects that fasts, using certain food and drink, can have...

What Foods and Herbal Remedies Help Alleviate Acne?

What Foods and Herbal Remedies Help Alleviate Acne?Acne is characterized by skin blemishes or pimples and can occur at any point throughout one's lifetime. Since it is related to hormonal imbalance, acne frequently appears at puberty and in women over forty as they approach menopause. Some foods that help alleviate acne include...

How to Eat a More Balanced and Nutritious Diet

How to Eat a More Balanced and Nutritious DietWhen some dietary changes are made there can be a reaction in the body that may seem negative. If caffeine has been taken in large quantities over a number of years, the body will experience withdrawal symptoms such as headaches and nausea. These will pass within a couple of days -- be patient!

Achieving Your Dreams by Working Your Goals

Achieving Your Dreams by Working Your GoalsI was about eight years old when I announced that I was going to play for the Yankees. My parents were receptive to my dream and talked about what it would take to achieve such a difficult goal. They told me hat I could do anything I wanted in life if I worked hard enough and stayed dedicated to it.

Take What'cha Got and Make What'cha Want

Take What'cha Got and Make What'cha WantMany years ago my mentor told me, Take whatcha got and make whatcha want. We all want to change our lives for the better. The question is, how? There are two ways you can change your life...

How to Release Stress with Simple "Do-It-Yourself" Methods

How to Release Stress with Simple "Do-It-At-Home" MethodsOne of the most effective systems for using sound was developed in the fifth century A.D. by the famous Taoist physician T'ao Hung-ching. T'ao discovered that vocalizing different sounds while expelling the breath could cleanse and restore the organs, regulate the blood circulatory system, and stabilize the central nervous system.

Nothing Is Impossible: If I Have Dreamed It, It Must Be Possible

Nothing Is Impossible: If I Have Dreamed It, It Must Be PossibleWhen Clare was young, he and his mother would spend long afternoons walking through the neighboring lands. For the most part, she walked in silence speaking only when there was something to say. He loved their walks together — most of all, because of the stories...

Conscious Workplace: One Action at a Time

conscious workplaceAt the office, we can demonstrate our personal relationship with, to quote Ernest Holmes, the "Unity behind all things," by having integrity, ethics, compassion for others, and respect for the planet. By doing so, we re-enact our divine nature in the workplace.

Release the Past and Regain Your Vital Energy

Release the Past and Regain Your Vital EnergyPaying attention to how we spend our energy can provide major clues in the process of healing. Certain emotions, such as blame, guilt, anger, or fear, that we return to again and again, can literally drain our life force and leave little or nothing to fuel the immune system.

Don't Be Too Busy For Lunch

Don't Be Too Busy For LunchIt's a popular notion that we will get more done if we skip lunch. Unfortunately that couldn't be farther from the truth. According to various studies, researchers agree that performance scores plunge when people skip lunch and those who skip lunch soon feel more anxious and tense...

Dealing with Pain: Suggestions for Pain Relief

understanding pain Pain is an inherent protective device that nature has given us. It is sometimes difficult to acknowledge the value of pain while one is experiencing its wrath. Still, pain is absolutely essential for the survival of the human species. Among other benefits...

A Self-Healing Personality Can Be Yours

A Self-Healing Personality Can Be YoursI recently met a 'senior citizen' with a childlike twinkle in his eyes, the mental acuity of a 20-year old and the nimble body of a person at least 35 years younger than his 100 years on earth. When I asked his secret, he replied, 'I live right now. I live only in this moment. The past is over, and it is a joy to be on earth.'

Getting Rid of Stress and Creating Stress-Free Moments

Getting Rid of Stress and Creating Stress-Free MomentsStress, generally speaking, is actually nothing more than a self-trained response we have developed in dealing with problems and uncomfortable situations. Getting rid of stress can be quick and easy, but only if we allow ourselves to change the response. Changing a behavior or trained response, however, is...

Surviving External Pressures & Resolving Conflict Positively

preventing conflict

Our belief systems are very real and solid to us and filled with myriad preconceptions about what is "right" and what is "wrong". When something occurs that contradicts our preconceptions, we immediately react defensively. This defensiveness is the seed of conflict...

How to Trigger the Placebo Effect for Self-Healing

How to Trigger the Placebo Effect for Self-HealingMany of us have learned not to put our trust into very many things. Lack of trust coupled with low élan vital is perilous. No treatment can make you well if you are secretly tired of life. So, first, be mindful of your pessimism...

Blame & Self-Blame: Opposing The Miracle of Peacefulness

Blame & Self-Blame: Opposing The Miracle of Peacefulness: The people who consult me are often desperately scared. An illness threatens the length and quality of their lives. They want to be well. They want to be cured. They want a miracle. Unfortunately, miracles cannot be guaranteed or produced on demand...

Understanding and Applying the Three Keys to Success

Understanding and Applying the Three Keys to SuccessI can tell you that learning effective human-relations skills completely changed and dramatically improved my life. Since getting along with people is crucial, it's important to learn how to get along early in your life. Human-relations skills should be taught from kindergarten through college...

Heal the Body by Healing the Mind & Heart

Healing the Body by Healing the Mind and HeartThings happen in our lives because we believe in our subconscious mind that they should be happening. Yet when something bad happens, like an illness, you may say to yourself, "How can this be? I haven't been sitting here asking to get this disease."

Too Busy for Our Own Good?

Too Busy for Our Own GoodThose of us who inhabit the more industrially developed nations of the world seem to believe that doing more will somehow yield us more. When we mistakenly enter into this thought pattern, we come dangerously close to...

Disease, Heredity, Past-Lives and the Potential for Breakthroughs

Disease, Heredity, and Past-Lives

The concept of hereditary predisposition to disease cannot be limited to the physical definition of heredity. For it encompasses the potential contributory factors of 'past-life' predisposition to a given condition, as well as factors that are karmically based.

Is Your Stress Affecting Your Pets and Those You Love?

Is Your Stress Affecting Your Pets and Those You Love?In treating stress-related disorders in animals that we share our lives with, we must first look honestly at ourselves. How is the stress that we are carrying affecting them? Animals who are closely knit with their human families experience extreme stress when their humans do.

How To Eat Vegetarian While Out And On-the-Go

How To Eat Vegetarian While Out And On-the-GoOne way to ensure that you'll enjoy a variety of delicious vegetarian meals is by eating out, but many new vegetarians feel unsure about what to order. With my busy workshop schedule, I travel nearly every weekend. I've learned how to maintain my vegetarian lifestyle, no matter what type of restaurant I'm in.

How To Create True Prosperity

How To Create True ProsperityTrue prosperity is not something we create overnight. It is not a fixed goal, a place where we will finally arrive, or a certain state that we will someday achieve. It is an ongoing process of finding fulfillment that continues to unfold and deepen throughout our lives.

The 6 Healing Secrets of Food

The 6 Healing Secrets of FoodWe are being cheated nutritionally. Food constitutes a six-part gift, but all we're hearing about is one thing. But this skewed perspective, focusing solely on the physiological aspects of food, has become the norm. I call our one-sided, limited view the Dark Ages of nutrition.

Detoxification Therapies for Better Health

Detoxification Therapies for Better HealthThe more toxic we are, the faster we age. "Everyone needs detoxification...because the air that we breathe is polluted, the water that we drink is full of chlorine, the clothing we wear is made of artificial fabrics and chemicals, the lotions and shampoos that we use all contain chemicals."

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! by Marie T. Russell

It is good to have a fresh start on January 1st... this gives us the needed motivation to release our previous beliefs and behaviors. Although the difference between Dec. 31st and January 1st is only one day, our psyche measures it as a major milestone in our existence...

Wanna Fool Around?

Wanna Fool Around?

If someone called you a "fool," how would you react? Would you feel hurt or upset? Let's think about that word for a minute. What does being a "fool" mean to you?

Herbal Guide

A guide to herbs, with their natural food sources, content, and uses.

Mineral Guide

 A guide to minerals, with benefits, symptoms of deficiency, and natural food sources.

VITAMIN GUIDE

A guide to vitamins, from A to K, with benefits, symptoms of deficiency, and natural food sources.

Craving Something? Can It Be Fulfilled?

Craving Something? Can It Be Fulfilled?

We often crave something (whether it is a new TV, a new car, a certain food, a relationship) only to find once we "fulfill" the craving, that we still aren't satisfied... Why? Because the object of the craving was only a symbol of what we really needed. What we are really seeking is...

Maximize Your Business Success

Business Success

In this time of high unemployment, many people will turn to starting their own small business. Statistics show that 8 out of 10 new businesses fail within the first three years. However, following these basic principles will give you a better chance of success...

What are the Causes of Acne?

What are the Causes of Acne?

What are the causes of acne? There are many theories and myths about the causes of acne -- some are based on facts and some on hearsay. However there are several specific things to avoid (no, it's not chocolate)...

The Trick to Money is Having Some

The Trick to Money is Having Some

Money is a symbol of energy and as such it has no real, intrinsic value. It is neither good nor bad, positive nor negative. It is impartial. The guy who wrote that "money is the root of all evil" just flat out didn't...

Always Wanting More... Can This Be A Good Thing?

Always Wanting More... Can This Be A Good Thing?One of the characteristics of humankind seems to be a desire to have more. Many experience the feeling, or have the belief or attitude of never having enough. We sometimes seem to view this as a "negative" experience, but it does have its positive side...

Humble Pie? No Thanks! I Gave It My Best Shot!

Humble Pie? No Thanks!I've given myself permission to be proud of who I am, of what I've accomplished, and the greatness that is in store for me. Now, some of you may have a strong reaction to this "who does she think she is anyway?" That's easy enough to answer. I am...

Don't Worry! Stop Being Such a Perfectionist!

Don't Worry! Stop Being Such a Perfectionist!

A way of preventing worry is to stop being such a perfectionist. You don't have to do everything flawlessly. It's mainly in the mind that you worry about doing everything just right. I've learned to replace perfectionism with permission to be human...

The Crisis of Imagination: Clinging to the Familiar

The Crisis of Imagination: Clinging to the Familiar 

The greatest crisis in our lives is a crisis of imagination. We get stuck, and we bind ourselves to the wheel of repetition, because we refuse to reimagine our situation. To address our challenges, we need to...

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