Tag Archives: environment

Earth Day can inspire positive, cost-saving actions

November 10, 2014

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Earth Day can inspire positive, cost-saving actions by J. Fulkerson —  Earth Day is on April 22, and whether or not you celebrate Earth Day, it serves as an important reminder about the condition of our planet, and also about the steps we can take to make a positive difference in the environment. As the […]

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Every Earthen day

May 25, 2014

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Every Earthen day by Jesse Wolf Hardin —  Every April in this country, our society gives at least a token nod to the well-being of the planet we exist on and within. We call it “Earth Day” — as if we spent the remaining 364 days somewhere else. And, in too many ways, we do […]

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The trouble with tiny coffee cups

April 20, 2014

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The trouble with tiny coffee cups by Mary Budinger —  Love those convenient single-serve cups of coffee or tea made with the new style of individual brewing machines, first launched by Keurig®? Well, think again. Turns out we threw away so many of those convenient single-serve packages last year that, if assembled like a daisy […]

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The ancient art of healing with color

January 24, 2014

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by Anita Alexandra —  Color is one of the nine basic cures of feng shui and is considered to be among the most mystical and effective of all the cures. Feng shui (pronounced fung schway) is the art of placement and energy flow. In its simplest interpretation, feng shui uses color, shape, texture and placement […]

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Strategic thinking and planning — Why bother?

April 16, 2013

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by Loretta Love Huff —  Many people balk at the idea of planning, believing there just is not time. It is the people and businesses who make time for planning, though, who experience significant expansion, growth and satisfaction. Three basic assessments can make the difference between surviving and thriving. What’s our current performance? In what […]

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Hypnotherapy and irritable bowel syndrome

March 14, 2013

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by Irene Conlan —  Although irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disease, it is now being seen more and more often in doctors’ and therapists’ offices. IBS is not life-threatening, but it can be debilitating, embarrassing and a nuisance to those who suffer from it. General symptoms of IBS include diarrhea and/or constipation, […]

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Feng shui and the Valley

February 7, 2013

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by Denise A. Liotta —  Almost everyone has heard of feng shui, but why do business moguls Steve Wynn and Donald Trump use it? Simple: because it works and it sells. Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas mega-builder, has used a feng shui master from Hong Kong for many years to help him build his hotels […]

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Feng shui for challenging times

August 16, 2012

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by Luckie Bosselman —  For thousands of years, wise men and women have used the natural energies or chi of each season to support and enhance their lives in making positive changes. Using the Chinese doctrine of the five elements — fire, water, wood, earth and metal — provides the building blocks for manifestation. Transformation […]

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Health care in crisis: Part II — Searching for solutions

February 29, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Force —  This second installment concerning the health care crisis in the United States lists the component problems that create costly and ineffective health care, and then discusses the steps we can take to rehabilitate health care. Fundamental components of the crisis Emphasis on treatment rather than prevention — Treatment for existing […]

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Everything is energy

February 27, 2012

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by Sheevaun O’Connor Moran —  Whenever we express that someone is “in our space” or getting too close to us, we are talking about our energetic space, otherwise known as the magnetic field, the auric field or simply, personal space. Even if we are not familiar with the terminology, we all have a keen awareness […]

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Health updates: Environmental exposure and ractopamine

February 27, 2012

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The following is information regarding environmental exposure and arthritis, and information about a drug pumped into animals days before slaughtering. Environmental exposure can trigger arthritis The links between autoimmune diseases, infections and the environment are complex and mysterious. Spondyloarthropathies, a group of common inflammatory rheumatic disorders, appear to be triggered by environmental factors. Unlike osteoarthritis, […]

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Children surrounded by chemicals in school

February 25, 2012

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As your children board the bus for school tomorrow, consider this: A study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that cleaning products used in California’s schools emitted more than 450 chemicals into the air. This includes formaldehyde, chloroform and a long list of chemicals that have clear links to asthma, cancer and other troubling […]

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Make your own laundry detergent

February 25, 2012

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Making your own homemade laundry detergent can save you money and eliminate chemicals that affect the environment. Here is a recipe that will help accomplish this. All ingredients can be found at your local grocery store in the laundry section. Homemade Laundry Detergent Ingredients: 1 bar of Fels Naptha soap, shaved 4 cups of hot […]

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