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 Susan Lutz,
ATH Co-Editor of Organic Living
The pumpkin seems to kick off the whole Halloween theme. The rotund veggie appears in super markets by the bushel full. Some even question if we need an organic pumpkin...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: The holiday season begins. Off we go in pursuit of a lot of food. We all know perhaps too much. How to keep some of it organic? Here's a look at ideas for a more, natural, organic Halloween treat.
Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Best selling author, speaker, chiropractor, and developer of the 100 Year Lifestyle Dr. Eric Plasker describes the health care hierarchy. In this video Dr. Plasker discusses why you
cannot afford to get sick in this world and simple steps you can take to stay healthy for 100 years!
by Andrew Weil, MD
Is it okay to drink coffee during pregnancy?...
Editor's Note: Andrew Weil, MD is the author of the best selling books, "8 Weeks to Optimal Health" and "Why Our Health Matters." He is A Bravewell Foundation Pioneer in Integrative Medicine and the Founder and Medical Director of the Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.
by Joe Rakowski
I have great respect for the wisdom of the Vedas, although life today differs vastly from that our planet 5,000 years ago. In India, there has always been a substantial population who has traditionally lived a “vegetarian lifestyle,” or what in modern times may be referred to as a “lacto-vegetarian diet” that includes milk products; most likely from a cow that was family-raised or obtained from a nearby supplier...
Editor's Note from Julie Cerrato: Holding true to either a Vegan or Ayurvedic lifestyle may sometimes prove difficult in our modern world of processed foods. Without our ability to trace our food back to its roots, challenges arise in maintaining a healthy and humane plant-based diet.
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