Quite often, the most powerful botanicals come from unexpected sources. Honokiol is an example. Derived from the bark of the Magnolia tree, honokiol is a highly active polyphenol compound that…Read more
This season, give yourself the gifts of less stress and better health. The holidays are a stressful time of year for everyone, even if you love the occasion. In our modern…Read more
Breathing is essential to life, but we rarely think about it. Because it’s automatic, we don’t have to focus on breathing like we do eating or exercising. Or do we?
It is no coincidence that Mother's Day comes at just this time of year. The archetype of motherhood is the source of all life -- the most primary and primal connection that marks the beginning of our individual existence. This season ushers in a real opportunity to get in touch with the life force flowing within us, and to feel a deep sense of gratitude for our own life.
For generations, medical professionals and researchers asserted that once your brain and nervous system are developed, you can’t re-grow lost neurons or repair damaged ones. This meant that once the destruction is done – be it from injury, aging, neurological disease, heavy metals or other neurotoxins, chronic stress, or other factors -- there’s no way to repair it. However, new research is turning this idea on its head.
We’re hearing more and more about the importance of good sleep countless areas of health including cellular and metabolic function, cardiovascular health, immunity and more. But we’re also learning what quality sleep really means. Essentially, sleep by itself is not enough.
Do you find yourself struggling to cope with ever-increasing amounts of stress? Do you have healthy tools available to help you relax and let go of ongoing tension and anxiety? Do you feel like your patience and inner calm is slowly eroding away? In today’s world, healthy solutions stress are more important than ever.
By training your abilities in mindfulness, martial arts can protect your cardiovascular system, boost immunity and more. Here’s an inside look at the meditative tranquil awareness that can significantly improve your health.
Tibetan herbalism carries a rich and sophisticated history of traditional use. A Tibetan herbal formula often includes more than 20 unique ingredients, and sometimes more than 100! These ingredients can generally be grouped into three classes: 1. A major group of ingredients that target specific area(s) in the body 2. A secondary group that supports and sustains the effects of the first group 3. A third group that helps balance the first two groups
Avoid "holiday madness" and give yourself the gifts of less stress and better health.
On our search for wellness it can seem that a new super food pops up on a daily basis. While we want to do the best for our bodies, these exotic ingredients can create a strain on our pocket books.
The body spends a lot of effort dealing with blood sugar (glucose): getting it, storing it, transporting it into cells.
As summer winds down, our to-do lists pile up. It can seem like the peace and spaciousness we felt during the summer starts to slip away as we enter a new mode of productivity.
Staying on track with a healthy diet can be daunting. How can we stay on track with all the meal planning?