Self-care is the first step in caring for others: remember the mantra on the plane with the oxygen mask- put yours on first before you help someone else.
Your ability to stay healthy starts with your daily decisions. Every decision is important.
Do you take dietary supplements? Many people do- not just here in the United States, but globally. It’s big business, actually. Below are five fairly basic questions about dietary supplements (not trick questions, honest). See what you know. Then check the link for the answers. 1. Dietary supplements can be used to help fill nutritional..
Last month a number of people took me up on my request for their ‘story’ and I extend hearty thanks to each contributor. The randomly-drawn winner of the MannaBear product was JR from Worthington. Here is her story (edited due to space). The week end of Memorial Day 2004, my 4 ½ year old niece,..
April is when the desert comes alive with cactus flowers like this prickly pear. Spring indeed brings beautiful flowers regardless of your geography, but for some, the itchy eyes, runny nose, stuffiness, headaches, breathing difficulties- or medication to control the unpleasant symptoms- override the enjoyment of the beauty. Does that describe you or someone you..
My short series on Wisdom from a Cactus continues with this short message: Stay sharp! First a little about spines, thorns and prickles. Spines Spines are a memorable feature of cacti. According to answers.com, spines are modified leaves, performing the function of photosynthesis for cacti, assisting in preserving water because of reduced surface area, and..
Being able to join a group for a short one-mile eco-walk at San Tan Regional Park on Saturday provides impetus for sharing some thoughts from a t-shirt I bought at the park store. Although this is definitely not my usual source of inspiration, I’m confident you will appreciate the suggestions in these next few..