Take Time for You

2012/10/25 Health comments closed

While you’re looking at that schedule, is there any time on that schedule for you? If there isn’t, there should be. Everyone needs time to unwind and just regroup from the everyday pressures of their day. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s the Rage

2012/10/22 Children's Health comments closed

Have you ever overreacted to something that happened at a sporting event? Maybe an umpire called your son out at a Little League baseball game, and you were sure he made it to home plate ahead of the ball. If you ran onto the field screaming and cursing at the umpire, you exhibited a growing phenomenon called sport rage. Read the rest of this entry »

How can I use Antibiotic Herbs?

2012/10/17 Conditions and Diseases comments closed

Herbs for healing can be used in a variety of ways; as a tea, infusion, decoction, tincture, vinegar, compress, poultice, in the bath or in infused oil. Read the rest of this entry »

Fibromyalgia?

2012/10/04 Conditions and Diseases comments closed

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that typically causes pain and fatigue in muscles, tendons, and ligaments — though not in the joints of the body. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Exercising

2012/10/02 Exercise comments closed

Exercise saves lives. It’s been researched, proven, documented and placed in just about every magazine known to man. Yet, very few of us ever take the time to exercise, why is that? Could it be lack of time, not enough desire, or is it simply too long before the benefits take affect? I would venture to say it’s the latter of the three. Read the rest of this entry »

Martial Arts The Dangers of Overtraining

2012/09/21 Wellness comments closed

Is too much training harmful? This is a question I am often asked by many serious and enthusiastic martial artists. The answer I regularly give is reflected by Buddhist and Taoist philosophy: ‘Moderation in everything.’ Read the rest of this entry »

Sleep Changes

2012/09/19 Women's Health comments closed

What medications can cause sleep problems?
Many different prescription and nonpresciption drugs have been associated with sleep problems. Some of these medications include: alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, some hypertension medications, corticosteroids, decongestants, diuretics, leuprolide acetate, L?┬ędopa, methyldopa, oral contraceptives, some seizure medications, progesterone and some thyroid and asthma medications. Read the rest of this entry »

Moving Energy Health Practice

2012/09/12 Health comments closed

The optimum way to bring energy into the body and feel it is to move s – l – o – w – l – y. Not only will you feel the energy in a way that cannot be felt when moving faster, but it’s also the best way to improve balance. Take a minute, yes a full minute or more, to stand solidly in your beginning stance. Read the rest of this entry »

The Lighter Side of Running The Fitness Proselytizer Me, Part 2

2012/09/04 Fitness comments closed

The second test is finding something that I revere enough that it could be said that I worship it. Well, there is one thing that an intrepid runner seeks above nearly anything else, and if one is a serious runner, then perhaps it is something that is worshipped. “The Ultimate Mile,” as I like to call it, is not so much a real thing as an intangible segment of exercise; your best mile ever. Read the rest of this entry »

The Time Bind: Balancing Work and Family. Part 5

2012/09/03 Fitness comments closed

Societal supports have not kept pace with changing family structures, and people often find themselves without the tools they need to care for aging parents, help children who are struggling in school, or deal with other problems that arise. No one is really to blame, least of all ourselves. Read the rest of this entry »