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Love Your Lymph for a Healthy Immune System

Love Your Lymph for a Healthy Immune System

The lymphatic system carries out an important role in maintaining a healthy immune system. The vast network of tiny vessels, nodes and the spleen that lie just under the skin make up the lymphatic system. Its primary function is to isolate infection, toxins and debris and transport them through filtration points known as lymph nodes.

November 2018
Be Heard and Make a Difference

Be Heard and Make a Difference

As young adults and teens, we need to start taking action on issues where we want to see something changed. We can’t just look at these issues and say someone else will do it. We were given a voice and now, as teens, need to use it, especially on issues that affect us more than they affect adults such as school shootings.

October 2018
Three Simple Ways to Get Started With Social Marketing

Three Simple Ways to Get Started With Social Marketing

As small business owners, operators or managers, our lives involve non-stop, on-the-job training. Sometimes it seems we’re running fast just to stand still and sadly lose sight of the amazing learning opportunities granted to us each day (You may be thinking there aren’t enough hours in the day; I don’t have time to think about the lesson learned; this pile of work isn’t going to do itself, so please don’t give me one more thing to do.)

October 2018
A Game Changer:  Respecting All

A Game Changer: Respecting All

If you haven’t yet tried the 30-day challenge of only speaking positively for 30 days, here are the details: You are challenged to only speak (and think, in the advanced version) positively 24 hours a day for 30 days in a row—no snide comments, no yucky yammering—only pure positivity. If you mess up, you have to start your 30-day count all over again.

October 2018
Guided Imagery as a Life-Changing Therapy

Guided Imagery as a Life-Changing Therapy

Guided imagery therapy is interactive. It most resembles hypnosis in that the therapist and patient are having an ongoing conversation. It differs due to the brainwave level that is engaged during the process.

September 2018
10 Ways to Create a Healthy Sleeping Sanctuary

10 Ways to Create a Healthy Sleeping Sanctuary

The effects of bad sleep can ruin your whole day, making you feel like your brain is full of fog and your limbs are dipped in molasses. Feeling bad the next day isn’t the only effect of bad sleep; it can damage your long-term health as well.

September 2018
The Largest American Tributary to the Great Lakes is On the Mend

The Largest American Tributary to the Great Lakes is On the Mend

Leo Tolstoy opened his epic tale Anna Karenina with this powerful observation: “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The same could probably be said about rivers. Happy rivers are healthy, clean, teeming with fish and fowl, abundant with life, responsive to the seasons and beautiful to behold.

August 2018
The Mindfulness of Water

The Mindfulness of Water

Water. A precious resource and the foundation of our biological survival. It is not just our bodies that need it, but our minds that crave it. When we connect with water, we engage in a deeper connection to ourselves.

July 2018
Buying Foods Grown with Your Health in Mind

Buying Foods Grown with Your Health in Mind

One of the main goals of natural food markets is to supply customers with organic, non-GMO produce that is locally sourced. When you are weighing your options, be sure to consider the nutritional benefits of non-modified foods compared to modified foods as well as the foods’ environmental impact.

July 2018
The Time is Now

The Time is Now

Words, like other things, have value. When we value things, we use special words. Many things add to the value that we give something. The more limited something is, the more valuable it becomes. It is the old concept of supply and demand—the more the supply, the less the cost or value we put on it.

July 2018
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