Lifestyle

What Happens in the Sun? When light hits the skin, it creates free radicals that attach themselves to important cellular proteins and DNA, ultimately causing collagen damage. When skin darkens or turns red, it means that there has been an inflammatory response at the cellular level....

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are on the rise and research suggests that changes in the brain which are associated with declines in memory can begin up to three decades prior to the first signs of memory problems! That means working to protect...

In the next couple of newsletters, I’m going to focus on “First Aid Kits” for different systems. We’ll cover a few key remedies to have on hand at home to help address common issues. I’ll start today with your First Aid Kit for Skin. We’ll talk...

It turns out that changing behaviors is not just about setting goals it’s about changing our consciousness and awareness. When it comes to behaviors we don’t perform too frequently, changing our attitudes can motivate change. In these cases, knowledge is definitely power. For example, you...

I recently read a journal article which both surprised and inspired me. In this Newsletter, I’d like to share the findings of some scientific studies regarding the tremendous impact of positive thinking on health. A positive outlook on life has physiological effects. Positive attitudes have been...

The average child laughs up to 400 times a day while the average adult laughs between six and eight! There are tremendous benefits to the simple act of laughing. As the psychologist Arnold Glasgow puts it: “Laughter is the tranquilizer with no side effects”. Scientists...

In the US today, 80,000 chemicals are approved for commercial use and very few have been tested for their health effects on humans and the environment. We are ALL carrying chemicals in our bodies. These chemicals have been linked to cancer; are toxic to the nervous...

We’ve all heard of the effects of air pollution and water and land pollution. If you live near an airport or have teenagers, you’ve likely experienced the effects of noise pollution. But few of us have heard of light pollution. A few days ago, I...