How and Why Meditation Really Does Work

With life already feeling like there’s not enough time in the day, I understand people who are skeptical of the world of meditation. I mean, who really has the time to wake up and make the time in between getting ready for the day and...

Best Ways to De-stress

No matter how much we try to avoid it, stress seems to always find a way of creeping up on us. Demanding work schedules, deadlines, assignments, and relationships may feel unbearable and overwhelming at times, and stressing out only further impedes our ability to be...

The Meaning of Alzheimer’s Month

As June—Alzheimer’s Month—comes to an end, I’ve been struggling trying to write an article about Alzheimer’s. It’s very personal for me, as my mother in England is in a wonderful nursing home that specializes in taking care of people with advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia. The...

Flowers For Skincare

The beautiful flowers in our summer gardens and fields uplift our spirits. Many also provide nourishment and healing for the skin. Calendula officinalis is the best skincare herb ever! It’s easy to grow and blooms prolifically from summer to frost in sunny yellows, oranges, even reds...

Laughter as Medicine

Ever since we were little, we would be told quirky limericks meant to encourage good health and healthy habits. For instance, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But what if those sayings had some serious truth to them? Well, in the case of...

5 Natural Stress Reliever

We’ve all been there, you start your day with a positive mindset but the minute something goes wrong you immediately feel stressed. Stress can hinder your productivity and wreak havoc on your health. Fortunately, there are a few natural remedies to help reduce your stress.   Lemon...