Wellness Lifestyle Articles

Gratitude: Upgrade Your Life

We are always self-creating. When we focus our consciousness toward gratitude, beauty and communion, we weave peace into our very cells. This isn’t just flowery sentiment; this comes from leading-edge research in the fields of positive psychology a...

Head Over Heels for Barefooting

With all the great advancements in health and wellness our society has made, it is ironic that NS3 signs (“No shirt, no shoes, no service”) still exist. Some establishments, regardless of whether they’ve posted a sign or not, will even eject a good,...

Also labeled: Author Bill Ades, Issue #29

Amazing Capacities & Self-Inflicted Limitations: An Interview with Joseph Chilton Pearce

Joseph Chilton Pearce has authored many books, beginning with 1973’s The Crack in the Cosmic Egg and continuing through Magical Child, Evolution’s End, The Biology of Transcendence, and most recently with 2007’s The Death of Religion and Rebirth of...

The Vitalistic Healing Model

The modern vitalistic principle was introduced in the nineteenth century when Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840) maintained that there is an “innate” impulse in living creatures toward self-development. This principle of vitalism holds that life...

7 Habits of High Level Living

Everyone has a “to do” list. What we need to work on is our “to be” list. The following 7 habits, when actualized, will become a foundation for increased self-assurance, happiness and prosperity 1.  Be Happy Abraham...

The DNA Overlay

Scientists are looking into epigenetics, a promising new way to break free of our genetic heritage. It is often said that you are what you eat. That’s true, to a point, but you are so much more than that! You are also what your mother ate, a...

Expect the Expected: How ADHD Can Be a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

At a recent national conference on ADHD, one speaker suggested that “good science” argues that ADHD is entirely a pathological condition—a genetic illness—and that there is no value whatsoever in a person “having ADHD.” Anybody who may seek to offer...

Hunters and Farmers: The Origins of ADHD

If ADHD is a genetic disease or an abnormality, it’s a popular one, possibly afflicting as many as 25 million individuals in the United States. Some estimates put ADHD as occurring in 20 p...

The Hospital “Birth Plan”

There is a fairly normal course of events for women giving birth in a hospital setting. In order to be truly prepared to give birth in the hospital, it is important to be aware of today’s standard hospital procedures. All hospital procedures and...

The Germ Theory: A Chiropractic Look at the Germ Theory

Two Vital Perspectives The following article is contributed by two writers, a chiropractor and a naturopath. Each offers a unique and vitalistic perspective.The germ theory states that diseases are due to specific...

Lyme Disease An Integrated Approach

The conventional medical approach is to treat Lyme disease with antibiotics. When a child or adult is quickly treated with an appropriate antibiotic, the result is usually a swift and positive healing. However, if the person does not recover with...

Fluoridation Flows and Flaws

Fluoride recently began flowing through the tap water into millions of Southern California households. But the pipeline of information to warn the public about fluoride exposure is apparently clogged up with something. any people need to...

Supporting the Immune System for the Care and Prevention of Autoimmunity

Autism is an early-onset biological disorder that causes severe deficits of higher mental functions, as well as behavioral manifestations. There is no single, clear-cut cause. Causally speaking, immune factors, neurochemical factors, antibiotics,...

The United Methodist Church Resolves to Protect Children from Mercury in Drugs

When the 2008 General Conference of The United Methodist Church, meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, approved the resolution “Protecting Children from Mercury-containing Drugs” on April 29th, it brought a new and commanding voice to the issue of mercury in...

Also labeled: Issue #21

Healing is Spiritual

Recently, there have been news stories about scientists who are cloning pigs. The great benefit of this research, say the newscasters, is that pigs are anatomically similar to humans so they hope to clone organs that can be used for human...

We Are Simply Light

An excerpt from the book, The Breakthrough Experience I’m amazed by the number of people I meet every week who believe that they will one day get to perfection, instead of acknowledging that there already is perfection. They have the...

Why Light Matters

Bone health is greatly dependent on quality light. We make vitamin D when our skin is exposed to optimal levels of sunlight. Vitamin D is the key to a proper quantity and balance of calcium and magnesium in the body, as well as a healthy balance of...

Pharmaceuticals Are Gateway Drugs

Gateway drugs to more serious substance abuse have often been thought of as just the illegal drugs: marijuana, amphetamines, cocaine to begin, and worse drugs, such as heroin, later. However, there are other gateway drugs, and these affect a much...

The Brand Name Bandwagon

Industry experts predicted that, by 2005, half of the fresh meat products in the supermarket would carry a brand name. No more anonymous, shrink-wrapped beef, lamb, and pork. The reason for the branding is simple: merely adding a name to a package...

Health Benefits of Kindness

Being kind has a profound impact in the lives of others but you may not know how much of a positive health benefit it delivers to you as well. People who perform acts of kindness would agree that being kind to someone else makes them “feel...