Category Archives: Wellness

The 8 Most Surprising Methods to Stop Snoring

Although snoring is considered to be something normal, it’s not. It is a health issue that people should be concerned about because it could be a symptom of a serious health condition, like sleep apnea, and it could induce other health issues, such as heart disease. This is why it is important for you to...
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Healing and Wellness – The Medicine Wheel Way

Native Americans have an approach to health and wellness that stems from the belief that illness is related to more than the body. We believe that sickness is related to imbalance. Imbalance is not limited to the physical body but rather it is an extension of all the bodies - physical, spiritual, mental and emotional....
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The Effect of Scent on Moods

When we talk about scents it could refer to a variety of applications. From the choice of perfume we wear, to lotions we use, candles we choose, oils, potpourris, etc. It is known that certain scents seem to effect people in different ways. (more…)...
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Wise Woman Ways to Boost Your Energy

Almost every woman has, at one time or another, felt so fatigued she wanted to cry. But for some women, and for a variety of reasons - including menopause, caring for a new-born, working odd hours, chronic anxiety, and poverty, to name only a few - fatigue is a constant, not an occasional, problem. Read more

Chakras and Flowers

How do you connect chakras, the energy centres of the body in Eastern tradition, and flowers, pretty, ephemeral, bright, cheerful manifestations of nature? ...by way of color therapy.. yoga energy balancing techniques...meditation... and a simple way of making yourself feel better and reenergized even if you don't really believe in any of the above. There are seven...
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Four Types of Shaman

The word shaman came into the world's languages via Siberia and has gained popularity in everyday language. Generally speaking, a shaman is one who calls on the spirit world to help him do something. Despite the image created by Hollywood or those shown by National Geographic a shaman may be a man or woman and...
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Native Foods, Modern Remedies

I grew up being told about the Three Sisters and why they are important. Corns, beans and squash contain all the amino acids to make a complete protein, and were often planted together (and some still are). Now, they can be part of a low fat diet, but that is not the only benefit of...
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Purification by Fire

Purification by fire is the final element in the five element series or air, water, earth, sound (spirit) and of course fire. Modern society is once again embracing fire as a purifying element. While it has never actually gone out of style, in the past few years home environments have gone from having a fireplace...
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Purification by Air

The third of the Four Elements, air is very important for energy content of the astral light. Its quality is important for nourishing our energy body with this light. Your auric fields take in and process the air around, you so it is important to keep it purified. Read more

Purification by Sound

In the past two articles, I've covered purification by water and earth. This time I'll discuss purification by sound. Sound, while not specifically one of the Four Elements, Earth, Air, Fire and Water, is sometimes associated with air and by others with a fifth element Spirit. (more…)...
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Purification by Earth

Purification through the four natural elements is about living in harmony with the environment. Native culture traditions name earth, air, fire and water and show reverence to their powers. Here we will discuss the purification by earth. (more…)...
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10 Ideas To Help You Think Positively

Sometimes we all need a little push in life. Whether were itching to pursue the dreams weve held in our heart since childhood or we simply need the willingness to tackle mundane chores, we can often find ourselves mired in a rut of inertia and feel like its the most difficult task to rise out...
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5 Tips for Natural Winter Wellness

Winter's short days can make us feel lethargic and a little depressed; the long hours spent indoors hibernating on the couch can have a major impact on our overall wellbeing. To avoid the effects of old man winter, fight your hibernating instincts by embracing the season, while taking the necessary precautions to be healthy. To...
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10 Simple Ways to Stay Grounded

The importance of staying grounded, of being truly connected in your body cannot be overstated. A well-grounded person is more relaxed, healthier, and more spiritual and enjoys life to its fullest. Here are 10 simple ways to stay grounded. (more…)...
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The Boldly Beautiful Formula for a New Life

This simple, yet effective formula is excellent at transforming the old and worn out aspects of your life into a brand new and beautiful life. Are you tired of going in circles and failing to meet your goals one foot before the finish live? You are not alone. It has been my experience that many...
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Breathe Your Way to Good Health

When I launched my latest gardening book two weeks ago I spoke about the health and fitness benefits of gardening for the physically challenged. People then asked me if I had any more tips? Yes, I said, do yoga and learn to breathe. To breathe is to live! Sounds simple, doesn't it? Read more

Kill or Cure – A World without Medicine

‘Kill or cure – we use that expression lightly but what if we were really faced with such a choice? At a time when so-called "natural" remedies are coming under increasing scrutiny by the medical profession, it's worth looking back to times and places where the prescription drugs we take for granted today – antibiotics,...
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Three Tips To Never Get Sick

Are you pro-active and self-accountable about your daily health, or do you play the victim when you come down with a cough, congestion, sneezing and runny nose? Forget the overly dramatic complaints of your typical hypochondriac; I'm talking about legitimate sicknesses that people can easily avoid with the daily choices that they make. Yes. I'm...
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