So, I did it. After watching Hungry for Change, a documentary about the food industry, dieting and what we eat, I made a mental commitment to change the way I eat and more importantly, what I eat. The documentary had many helpful suggestions on how to initiate a change in eating better with one of them being kick starting your system by “eating” nothing but raw fruits and vegetables for 3 days by “juicing”. I have read both sides of the argument that juicing (or detoxing) works, and that it does not work. (more…)
Not surprisingly for this time of year, there are a lot of viruses around at present, causing colds and flu. These highly infectious diseases particularly affect the upper respiratory system, such as the nose and sinuses, as well as the lower respiratory system, i.e. the lungs. (more…)
Winter if finally here, and anybody who lives in a climate that produces winter-like settings, knows that the colder temperatures, increased illness, and shorter days can really take a toll on a person. All of this can sometimes lead to feeling tired, worn out, stressed, and sometimes, even depressed. Here are a few ideas to help fight off the winter blues. (more…)
Tis the season, as the holiday saying goes.
This phrase means so many different things to so many different people; to some it is the season to be more grateful, to some it is the season to be more religious, to some it is the season to feast or buy lots of presents. (more…)
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My little family lives in a noisy complex. Near a freeway. In the city.
Night after night, it’s not unusual to find bed-time accompanied by sirens, car horns, the sounds of drunk debauchery slowly making its way home and echoing televisions. Needless to say, getting to sleep and staying asleep is often a problem. (more…)