As the days get shorter and the weather colder, most of us tend to need more sleep. Research shows how the right sleep is an essential requirement for health and healing, not just another indulgence. To optimize the rejuvenating power of sleep, we need to support healthy relaxation, melatonin production, and more.
Published: December 4, 2015
By ecoNugenics founder, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc. Fascinating new research shows that feelings of gratitude help improve physiological well-being, reduce stress hormones and benefit other areas of health. Gratitude, simply put, encourages healing — and a more enjoyable way of life.
Published: November 25, 2015
Feeling down? Take a look at your diet – at least that’s what many researchers are doing in order to explore the connections between food and mood.
Published: November 3, 2015
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?
Published: October 7, 2015
While conventional medical and mental health establishments don’t generally recognize brain fog as a condition, it's actually a surprisingly common issue that affects people of all ages. Here are five simple ways to combat brain fog and stay sharp.
Published: August 27, 2015
We’ve all heard it before: “Just think positively -- everything will work out.” But does consciousness really affect the world around us, including our physical state? Can we make tangible changes to reality simply by focusing our thoughts and emotions? Science is now telling us that the answer is yes.
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.
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.
Published: April 29, 2015
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.
Published: April 15, 2015
A number of workouts and health practices gaining in popularity these days, such as yoga and Tai Chi, are dubbed “mind-body exercises.” But what does that mean exactly?
Published: April 10, 2015
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.
Published: February 25, 2015
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
Published: February 20, 2015