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What causes fear?

January 9, 2014

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by David Berger —  Fear is not an inherent human emotion. Rather, it is passed on to us at conception. This means a fearful mother-to-be will, in turn, pass her fear to her fetus. Joy and happiness are similarly transferred. After birth, parents’ fear is nurtured within their child because the parents unknowingly reinforce it. […]

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10 steps to reduce stress in your life

August 16, 2013

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by John Koeberer  —  There is no doubt that stress kills. Many health professionals and medical analyses validate the strong negative impact stress can have on your health and general well-being, as well as your longevity. It is the chronic, day-in and day-out stress that is the problem. Stress can exacerbate pain, cause depression, obesity, […]

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Reduce stress and strengthen your immune system

September 29, 2012

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by Sarah McLean —  A healthy immune system regulates our body’s healing process and protects it against infections and diseases. When stress compromises our immune function, it can result in colds, flu, fatigue, cardiovascular disorders and premature aging — or big trips to the hospital. Stress increases heart rate, blood pressure, glucose levels, adrenaline, cortisol, […]

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Slowly is holy

September 17, 2012

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by Scott Kalechstein —  We are seeing a lot of interest these days in slowing down the aging process. We take human growth hormones and state-of-the-art vitamins. We take power walks and veggie juices. But how many of us take our time? There is a new time-release, super-food-for-thought supplement I’ve been chewing on lately: “The […]

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Energy drinks equal toxicity

August 27, 2012

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by Dr. Theresa Ramsey —  If there are any products that bespeak our ever increasing fast-paced lifestyle, they would have to be the energy drinks people consume to become more alert or to enhance athletic performance. A plethora of them are on the market to provide a quick pick-me-up. Yes, energy and sports drinks can […]

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The constructive use of fear

August 10, 2012

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by John English —  Fear is a fascinating phenomenon. When we lived in different ways and times, fear was important for us to stay alive. It was the energy that triggered the survival instinct. Over time, the ego, or small self, got hold of this survival instinct, ran amok with it, and turned it into […]

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Reflexology hints

March 5, 2012

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Reflexology, also called zone therapy, is based on the idea that there are reflex areas in the feet, hands and ears that correspond to all organs, glands and other parts of the body, and that by massaging, squeezing or pressing on specific points within these areas, therapeutic effects can occur throughout the body. In 1915, […]

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