TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine – Benefits, Treatments and Our Modern Life

Today you have television, mobile phones, cars, and all the trappings of modernity. So how can an understanding of medicine from thousands of years before the Internet—or even the microscope—help you today? It’s all about connection. TCM is based on your connection to the world around you. And the principles of Qi—the flowing of energy … Continue reading TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine – Benefits, Treatments and Our Modern Life

Why You’re Hoarding Toilet Paper

I find these last couple of weeks of frenzy interesting to observe. We’ve been talking about epigenetics and generational trauma - trauma that is carried down from generation to generation, in our genes. Epigenetics is the study of changes in gene activity which are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence. It is the … Continue reading Why You’re Hoarding Toilet Paper

Frustration

Typically Tuesday, up n out the door for cardio at the stairs. Today however with the wisdom from my naturopath on Sunday I explored my shoulder, my liver, anger, resentment, frustration. Anger~nah, I’m not an angry person What little sources of anger I experience I think, I, in a healthy way, express and clear.Resentment ~ … Continue reading Frustration

Dealing with visceral fat … — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

Fat is fat, right? Well, no. There is more than one kind of fat. Visceral fat is stored in a person’s abdominal cavity and is also known as ‘active fat’ as it influences how hormones function in the body. An excess of visceral fat can, therefore, have potentially dangerous consequences. Because visceral fat is in […] … Continue reading Dealing with visceral fat … — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

Happiness Is A Habit

"A number of years ago, I stayed for about a week in a farmers house in Connemarra on the west coast of Ireland. He seemed to be always singing and whistling and was full of humor.  I asked him the secret of his happiness, and his reply was: "It is a habit of mine to … Continue reading Happiness Is A Habit

How To Choose Happiness

Everyone wants to be happy.  What if it was really as easy as what some make it out to be?  What if it really is a choice? Too good to not share from my recent read THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND read...................every day "Divine order takes charge of my life today and every day. … Continue reading How To Choose Happiness

The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice

Sunday morning, off to church.  If for nothing else, belt out a tune.  It's good for you.  But I knew that already after engaging in a Radical Self Love Program. One of the areas we touched on was the vagus nerve; what it is, why it's important and how we can EASILY get it working! … Continue reading The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice

The Italian Cooks With Thai Curry

I think of my one daughter when posting a recipe.  She always jokes when looking at recipes on websites "what's with the story,   just get to the recipe already." In addition to encourage communicating thoughts and feelings, storytelling promotes a feeling of well-being and relaxation.  Isn't that what a well thought out, intentionally prepared … Continue reading The Italian Cooks With Thai Curry

Autumn Resolutions

A simple book, filled with daily reflections, "Simple Abundance ~ A Daybook Of Comfort and Joy", offers some wisdom eloquently put to describe my love of September and the season of fall. She talks about in this entry how the swiftness of days turns into weeks that we hardly notice. "But when the leaves start … Continue reading Autumn Resolutions