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Healthy Aging

What is the key to healthy aging? Do you have a have good genes to live to be 100? Or, will some combination of fitness, supplements, vitamins, food and medicine do the trick? Find out here.

15 Quick Tips for Using Essential Waters to Sooth Your Body and Mind
2 weeks ago

15 Quick Tips for Using Essential Waters to Sooth Your Body and Mind

In my previous article, Discovering Hydrosols, I covered the production and cautions of essential oils (EO) and hydrosols, a type of aromatic water, also known as essential waters. Read More

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Maybe Meditation Can Help
2 weeks ago

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Maybe Meditation Can Help

Have you ever been a victim of your own thoughts?

If you are not sure, just think about the one or two or 50 nights when you were plagued by thoughts and constant thinking and you couldn’t shut down your mind and get to sleep. Or, you woke up in the middle of the night and you couldn’t go back to sleep. Read More

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!
3 weeks ago

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Around her mid-60s, Mama decided that she had worked enough and she completely stopped. She embraced a sedentary lifestyle and spent the long days watching TV from her recliner or sleeping in her bed. Read More

5 Ways to Tweak Your Routine to Achieve Healthy Aging
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Tweak Your Routine to Achieve Healthy Aging

Little actions can make a big difference when it comes to your health. Forget overhauling your entire lifestyle to match the far-fetched fantasies of fitness infomercials.

Introducing even small changes, from diet to exercise and self-care, can pack a powerful – and healthy – punch that will add years to your life. Here are a few suggestions to help you achieve healthy aging. Read More

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says
1 month ago

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says

If there was one food that I hated as a little girl, it was spinach.

I don’t know if I really disliked the taste or just the fact that my mom said it was healthy. Or, maybe, I subconsciously resented the fact that they needed an entire cartoon to sell spinach to kids. How could something that adults pushed so hard actually taste good? Read More

Exploring the Potential Benefits of Magnificent Magnesium
1 month ago

Exploring the Potential Benefits of Magnificent Magnesium

I was deficient of magnesium, but not anymore. I take my supplements religiously every night just before bed – 400 mg of magnesium citrate for me. Read More

Discovering Hydrosols, Powerful Secret Ingredients for the Body and Home
1 month ago

Discovering Hydrosols, Powerful Secret Ingredients for the Body and Home

I receive poor marks when it comes to my “womanly” skills of make-up, cosmetics or special body products. My use of the word womanly is indeed tongue-in-cheek. I recognize it may have insulting overtones to women and dismisses many men who are quite knowledgeable on these subjects. Read More

This One Decision Could Decide Whether You Achieve Healthy Aging
2 months ago

This One Decision Could Decide Whether You Achieve Healthy Aging

What happens to our bodies, emotions and memory in our 50s and 60s? They take us by surprise.
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How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money
2 months ago

How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money

Being sick is never fun. There are two schools of being ill: “Stop the world I want to get off,” (that’s me) or the stoic, “It’s nothing,” and carry on. I don’t know how the “it’s nothing” people do it. My body and soul say, Arthur Miller style, “Attention must be paid.”
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How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health After 60
2 months ago

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health After 60

Cold weather can have many adverse effects on health. For example, your metabolism has to work harder to keep warm, which may seem a good thing if you’re trying to lose weight.

The down side, however, is that your immunity can suffer, partly because of decreased blood flow and immune responses in the nose – your first line of defence against respiratory viruses. Read More