Interviewed by Susan Lutz, ATH Editor of Organic Living
Pregnancy can offer challenges on the organic path - from finding time and energy to shop and cook, to managing health and stress and of course, ultimately the birth. Lauren, author of Ginger is the New Pink: My journey towards healing with vegan whole foods, and editor at Crazysexylife.com returns to All Things Healing to share some of her experiences of keeping up with a healthy life for her and her baby on the way...
by David Pratt, LMT, BA
“...It is very important to understand there is no disease process which cannot be made more likely - or more serious ...
Author's Note: Most people seem to know that reducing stress results in feeling better. That's a bit of a "no-brainer," but did it ever occur to you that our reactions to stress can cause and perpetuate a whole slew of diseases and illnesses?
Massage & Bodywork
by Melina Meza, BS Nutrition, 500-RYT
Have you ever heard the word ama before? It’s an important word in the Ayurvedic system to describe the toxic waste, sticky gooey sludge that builds up in the channels of the body when your digestive fire (agni) becomes weak due to overeating, improper food combining, too many cold liquids mixed with your meals, stress, or a compromised immune system...
Editor's Note from Lexi Yoga: According to Ayurvedic systems, most of us carry toxic build up in our bodies. This is called Ama - which is when the digestive fire (agni) becomes weak, due to our lifestyle of unhealthy eating and stress. Melina Meza shares with us the symptoms of Ama and ways to clean out your body for spring time.
by Janet Lansbury
A couple of years ago I was driving my daughter home from high school, and she shared something from her Human Development class that day. The students were asked to draw an illustration of their emotional state. “And mom,” she said, “everyone drew pictures of stacks of books and things like that. I think I’m the only one who’s not stressed..."
Editor's Note: Beautiful steps to follow with the goal on less stressed kids in mind. Given the world we live in and all that we face daily these steps are incredibly helpful.
Family & Parenting
by Dr. Bob Hoffman
There are many forms of stress – physical stress, chemical stress and emotional stress. We even have stress subdivisions like relationship stress, money stress, time stress and work stress to name a few...
Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: This article discusses how we are at the beginning of a neurological epidemic.Our society is over stressed and out of balance. This article declares, that there are no drug corrections for lifestyle problems! It also offers some simple lifestyle changes on top of regular chiropractic care, so that the brain and body will come into true balance.
by Dr. Benjamin Martin, DC
Pregnancy affects every woman differently. The changes in hormones, weight, and the stress relating to the birth all affect health during pregnancy...
Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: "You're glowing!" is a common compliment for a pregnant woman's appearance. By following Dr. Ben Martin's tips, pregnant women can glow on the inside too! He covers advice on food, exercise, and the benefits of Chiropractic care.
by Anne Sture Tucker
I’m off! Today is the day I have been longing for – for months – the first day of the summer holiday!
I am off to spend 3 delicious weeks in a summer-house by the sea.
I can hardly wait...
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: So fun to send in this article as I, too, am in the midst of summer... literally doing my ATH work... while my kids are outside playing. Finding balance is so important. Finding mental and spiritual room to interlace work, life, play... and finding the time also let each be a singular focus.
by Mr. Beaujangles
Hello everyone! I hope you've all been wagging your tail more and barking less ... hmmm... I meant, smiling more and stressing less. Today, I'd like to address a ticklish, or rather biting, issues: fleas and ticks...
Editor's Note from Cathy Alinovi: Mild midwest winters two years running have lead to flea control issues equal to those on the warm southern coasts. How should we fight those horrible blood-sucking, disease carrying critters? Here are some great, natural tips by a fella who knows first hand.
Animals & Pets
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