Thursday, April 2, 2015

Getting More Joy in 2015

Getting More Joy in 2015

“Remember that your natural state is joy.” – Wayne Dyer
The depths of winter are upon us in Wisconsin. In the frozen ground, right at this very moment, there are bulbs and seeds just waiting for spring to bloom and show off their colors. What seeds did you plant inside yourself last year? Did you vow [...]

Yoga + Ayurveda = Robust Good Health in 2015

Yoga + Ayurveda = Robust Good Health in 2015

Happy New Year! Here we are again, January, a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. After all the holiday feasting, January arrives like a lovely winter stay-cation. For me it is a time to truly slow down, reflect, and to go within. It is also a time to renew and re-enliven my commitment to [...]

Grandma’s Recipes

Grandma’s Recipes

When it comes to housekeeping, take cues from grandmothers, who worked naturally, before the advent of synthetic cleaning products. Though they used vinegar and water for most household cleaning tasks, each had a few baking-soda tricks up her sleeve. Today we’d call such habits “green.” Here are a few of their no-mess, no-fuss recipes:
Air freshener: [...]

More Confident in 2015

More Confident in 2015

by Dr. Jennifer Bimmel, DPT
Just because urinary incontinence is common, does not mean it is normal,
nor should it be something you have to “just live with.”
Let’s talk specifically about stress urinary incontinence. What is it? Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the loss of urine upon physical exertion such as [...]

Auto-immunity: Management through Nutrition

Auto-immunity: Management through Nutrition

by Daniel Czelatdko,DC, CCSP, DACBN, Tenold Chiropractic
Auto-immunity occurs when our system develops antibodies to attack its own tissues. The body does not recognize its own tissue and perceives it as foreign. The body then wants to destroy this particular tissue because its main goal is to survive infection. In case you haven’t noticed, the frequency [...]

What Are the Benefits of Colon Hydrotherapy?

What Are the Benefits of Colon Hydrotherapy?

1) Colon hydrotherapy detoxifies your body.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death. The American Cancer Society suggests that the increase in bowel cancer is due to pesticides/herbicides sprayed on crops, hormones/antibiotics fed to animals, carcinogenic agents in the air we breathe and the water we drink. The longer waste stays in our colon, [...]

Friends Don’t Let Friends Fall Off Their Diets During the Holidays

Friends Don’t Let Friends Fall Off Their Diets During the Holidays

“C’mon. One bite’s not going to hurt you. It’s the holidays. Live a little.”
There’s one in every crowd: holiday diet saboteurs. Whether it’s among co-workers, family, or friends, they’re out there. And although their intentions might seem harmless enough, they can derail months of concerted effort in losing weight and improving one’s health.
Diane Dressel, a [...]

Live Greener: Pesticide’s Dirty Little Secrets

Live Greener: Pesticide’s Dirty Little Secrets

by Heidi Toy

When we think of pesticides, we focus on farmers spraying conventional crops; however, it is important to realize that our exposure isn’t all related to farm use. The US homeowner uses two to six times more pesticide per acre than do farmers. We are being exposed to pesticides on a daily basis, yet [...]

Live Greener: Are Substances in Household Items Affecting Your Thyroid?

Live Greener: Are Substances in Household Items Affecting Your Thyroid?

Our environments often affect our health. Our homes are our most personal environment. Here are some ways items in your home may be affecting your thyroid.
A recent study, published in Epidemology, found that more than 10 percent of people exposed to drinking water contaminated with perfluoroctanoic acid (or PFOA) also had some sort of thyroid [...]

Organic Apparel

Organic Apparel

by Abbie Burgess
Conscious consumers are taking note of ways to eliminate chemical exposure in their bodies and on their skin, as evidenced by the recent growth of the organic food and naturally derived beauty product industries. But what about what we wear? Choosing organic clothing helps the health of people and the environment by reducing [...]