Bad attitude banishment

You know the person: “So-n-so Bitchypants” who just can’t stop being the voice of negativity in the world. this person has spread the seed of vile anger across the countryside and cannot, no matter the effort, get over the negative vibe he (or she) seems to be enveloped within! UGH! How can someone have so […]

Berberine – a golden health nugget

Those of you who actively follow the “latest and greatest” may have heard some about a supplement called Berberine. This bright yellow supplement is bitter and is often found in capsules alone.   Nature’s Sunshine also has a berberine supplement. While berberine is found in many yellow root herbs ( like Oregan grape and golden […]

Henna: a natural hair dye

Prematurely grey I have had grey hair growing in since I’ve been 17 years old. Many people get grey hair early, I am told. Unfortunately, my hair is dark. Therefore, the grey shows….badly! Thus, I started coloring my hair at an early age. After some time, I started to notice my hair was thinning and […]

Handling life’s speed-bumps

When life gets bumpy…we get TIRED! Not what you were expecting me to say? LOL! But it is true! People get tired! There is only so much a person can do or so much stress one can endure before the body says, “ENOUGH!” ENOUGH…is enough The body’s adrenal glands are about the size of the […]

The sweetness of life

“The longing for sweets is really a yearning for love or “sweetness.” ― Marion Woodman This quote from Marion Woodman, a Jungian psychologist, gives insight to how food cravings may work for some people. Since psychology was one of my majors in college, I am fascinated with how it inter-plays with human biology. I am […]

Really? A “new you”?

It’s the new year! All thew champagne is gone. All the party poppers have been sprung. You are now left with a brand new year. What are YOU going to do with it? Do you really want an “all new you”? I’m hoping to just improve and refine the “me” I already am! I recently […]

Wholistic Chronicles – I just can’t swallow that

Stress can be detrimental to a person’s health on all levels. Each and every bodily system seems to be effected on so many levels. The connection between the heart and cardiovascular system and stress has been well documented and, now, is widely known to the general public. But what about the connection between stress and […]

Wholistic chronicles – your emotional kidneys

“I’m so pissed off!”‘ “I about pissed my pants.” “She’s full of piss and vinegar.” “I just feel pissed on.” Pissed off; pissed on; pissin’ in the wind…WHY are there so many references to urinting in our verbalization of our feelings? One could say it is a coincidence. However, research comes out every day showing […]