Have you noticed the explosion of books and articles on happiness in the past decade? No doubt it’s great that we’re getting expert advice on such an important topic. My problem with the idea of chasing happiness, though, is that it implies that we can reach a permanent blissed-out state. The reality of life is […]
How I Overcame My Crippling Anxiety I would imagine everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. But have you ever had full blown panic attacks or had to go on antidepressants, because the symptoms were so bad your will wasn’t strong enough to handle them? I have. Yep, you heard me right. Upon graduating from college,
When I was 14 years old, my grandfather died of Alzheimer’s disease. I remember the years leading up to his death and how quickly his mind wore away. I’d accompany my father to the hospital and be shocked to watch my grandfather drinking imaginary tea from an imaginary teacup, talking to himself, and not recognizing
By Dr. Michael L. Johnson, Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist Have you heard about excipients in your nutritional supplements? If this is the first time you have come across the term, you need to know that “excipients” are used as fillers, glues, and binders. You can imagine them as a type of substance that is extremely
For almost all my adult life, I struggled with full-blown bulimia. I started nourishing a destructive relationship with my own body at a very early age and quickly fell in the vicious cycle of eating disorders when I was 13. As I grew older, my issues grew with me, more and more serious. I spent
Being holistic is a lifestyle. It’s not just about eating organic food and being a yogi. It’s about looking at your whole life, from your food to your career to your home to your relationships and removing what’s toxic from it. And it takes time to change your mindset from what’s easy to what’s right.
By Pauline Hanuise Suffering can take many different forms in our lives. It may be jealousy, sadness, anger, frustration or disappointment. We all experience these forms of suffering on a regular basis and this is normal. After all, we are still human beings. However, thinking that we are powerless represents a complete lack of trust