by Dr. Laura Markham PhD
Bullying begins in preschool and gains momentum as kids grow. Depending on which survey you read, between 40 and 80 percent of middle schoolers admit to bullying behavior...
Editor's Note: Dr. Laura Markham provides quick and easy things we can do to instill confidence in our children so that they can handle themselves in a bully situation. I found this article very helpful and encouraged me to take a look at what I have taught my own children regarding bully behavior.
Family & Parenting
by Neda Smith, FDN, CMTA, HHC,
ATH Co-Editor of Holistic Nutrition
Do you find yourself midday crashing and needing a pick me up, such as coffee, chocolate, energy drinks or sweets in general?...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Did you know that your chronic fatigue could be associated to your weight gain as well as the other way around? Also did you know the same to be true about the health of your thyroid? Neda Smith has written a great article on how they are all entwined and what 3 steps can be taken to improve the health of your adrenals.
by Marie Tyndall
The right to emergency obstetric services for life-threatening complications is fundamental to saving lives in Latin America. Childbirth should be safe and empowering for women and children alike; our future depends on it...
Editor's Note: Nothing can be more important to start an organic life than a birth without the intrusion of drugs, unwanted chemicals, and a safe place to deliver a child...
by Cynthia Chatfield
If we can learn to communicate with our bodyminds, we can tap into our body’s own language to better understand and facilitate healing. Pert has come to believe that emotions are the key to coordinating all the parts of us into a harmonious and healthy whole.
by Colleen Huber, NMD
Even if you have an excellent fresh diet of whole organic food at home, that can all fall apart while you're traveling because relying on restaurants and markets away from home is often a disappointing experience. The problem is worse as you move from the large cities out to the suburbs and hits bottom in rural areas...
Editors Note: If you are travelling this holiday season, check out these healthy eating tips while away from home and the comforts of your usual routine and local food choices. ~Sam
by Dr. Elizabeth Wisniewski, DC,
ATH Co-Editor of Chiropractic
Today is Halloween and images of skeletons are everywhere! Since health is a process, not an event, do you have any health related “skeletons in your closet”? Do not wait to the new year to make a change in your life, now is a perfect time to be mindful of your health and take some time to think about your own skeleton...
Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Learn the difference between Osteopenia and Osteoporosis as well as how to maintain your bone mass. Follow these steps, and avoid becoming 1 of the 1.5 million people in the United States who break a bone due to one of these conditions each year.
Philanthropist farmer Howard G. Buffett recently released his new book, 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World, which traces his journey to learn about the challenges and successes of farmers around the world as they battle global food insecurity...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: There is hope out there. The more we read of the efforts to improve and excel, the more we will be inspired to change ourselves.
by Sonia Choquette
As an intuitive and spiritual teacher, my mission in life has long been to guide people toward creating and experiencing the kind of lives their hearts desire...
Editor's Note from Sue O'Callahan: We truly deserve to love the life we live. Tending to our happiness and well-being is a powerful act of self-love. Sonia Choquette’s article takes us through the seven chakras and how we sort and process our life experiences. She provides easy, practical steps for supporting and restoring health and vitality in our lives.
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