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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

March 9, 2012 by Editor  
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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

by Jean Kowalski
For days you’ve been watching the calendar with your sights on the first day of spring. It’s getting closer and closer and you can actually feel the sun getting warmer. The robins start returning, the lakes and rivers are melting, and then within a blink, you feel totally crushed with the vision of [...]

Chiropractic: The Natural Choice for a Growing Family

March 9, 2012 by Editor  
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Chiropractic: The Natural Choice for a Growing Family

by Dr. Judy Soborowicz
Many Patients choose to receive chiropractic care throughout their lives because they see the improvements in their lifestyle and health. Families are choosing natural healing disciplines hoping to bypass invasive drugs or surgical options whenever possible. Chiropractic is the third largest health care discipline after medicine and dentistry. Of these three disciplines, [...]

Reiki For Critters

March 8, 2012 by Editor  
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Reiki For Critters

by Stuart Johnson

Growing up, there weren’t cats or dogs around the house and the relationship with cats and dogs (critters) was very odd to me. Why were they so important to people? Why do people go to such great lengths to have them around? I just didn’t “get it”.
But, my perfect wife introduced me to [...]

Holistic Dental Care for Dogs & Cats

March 8, 2012 by Editor  
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Holistic Dental Care for Dogs & Cats

by Dr. Linda Vognar, DVM
Have you ever wrinkled your nose at the odor coming from your pet’s mouth? We have long called this “doggy breath” or “kitty breath”, but it is really a sign of dental disease, and can make it unpleasant to cuddle or play with your dog or cat.
When tartar (hardened plaque, those [...]

Superfoods You Should Be Eating

Superfoods You Should Be Eating

photo by Sally Mae Meyer
These days superfood can be used to describe a whole grocery store full of food. It seems that every fresh, natural, and organic food has some healing property that we can all benefit from. Antioxidants in blueberries and acai berries, omega-3 oils in avocados and grass fed, organic beef, and vitamin [...]

Holistic Pet Tips

March 7, 2012 by Editor  
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Holistic Pet Tips

De-hair the Chairs
If it takes a moment to notice that the cat or dog is not, in fact, sitting on the couch, recliner, or upholstered chair, defuzzing is your first priority. Don’t waste your time with a lint roller; it’s ineffective for a large task like this. Instead, don a pair of clean rubber gloves. [...]

Green Pages » March/April ‘12

March 7, 2012 by Editor  
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Green Pages » March/April ‘12

“The Most Important Change Is the One You Make Just For Yourself” – Anonymous
How often have you heard yourself or someone else talk about needing to make lifestyle changes for health and wellness, only to follow up with a stream of excuses and obstacles making it seem daunting, if not impossible to achieve?
Over two-thirds of [...]

Balanced Living » March/April ‘12

March 7, 2012 by Editor  
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Balanced Living » March/April ‘12

Yogurt Cups Get Their Day of Glory
If are like me, you always feel guilty throwing away cottage cheese, yogurt, and three bean salad containers. Thinking there has to be a better way!  There is! As of January 1st, Veolia Waste Removal started taking ALL plastic containers! All of them! So no longer do you have [...]

Editor’s Note » March/April ‘12

March 7, 2012 by Editor  
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Editor’s Note » March/April ‘12

Good Spring to you all! I hope you are out and about enjoying the thaw and soaking up the sunshine. Summer will be here and gone before you know it.
This issue is packed with TONS of great articles. We have divided this issue into Holistic Pet Wellness and, of course, being green for Earth Day [...]

The Nose Knows: Aromatherapy and Your Pet

The Nose Knows: Aromatherapy and Your Pet

by Meg Wittenmyer
If you Google aromatherapy and essential oil use on dogs and cats, you could get lost in a web of information and never come up. There are the basic oils that have proven to work in specific ways, and then there are the blends, of which there are about ten for every ailment [...]