Fast Healthy Snacks

Snack food. What comes to mind when you hear that? Cookies? Chips? Ice cream? Anything in a bag that rattles or that is covered in chocolate? Surely, you can do better than that. I would like to challenge you to steer clear of those machines loaded with colorful lures that hook you into breaking the […]

6 Steps to Better Health

My husband is struggling with a health issue right now. My sister-in-law has many health issues. I don’t have the energy I’d like to have. A friend struggles with her weight. I believe everyone on the planet, at certain times or seasons of their lives anyway, could live a healthier lifestyle. That is what motivates […]

The Health Benefits Of Keeping A Dream Journal

Journaling is good for your health in more ways than one – but what about a dream journal? Research into what our dreams mean has been contested by significant names in history such as Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) and Carl Jung (1875-1961) for centuries and, although in many ways we are no scientifically nearer the truth […]

The Health Risks of a Desk Job

Many people assume that working at a computer all day long is less detrimental to your health than, for example, hard, physical labor. However, if your work regularly includes spending a few hours a day at the computer, you are putting your health at risk. As someone who spends a considerable amount of time working […]

Picking the Best Cookware For Your Health

It’s hard to know what is the best cookware for your health. When I was first married, cooking in aluminum pans was a hot topic. Aluminum use was linked to Alzheimer’s disease, they said. More recently, the topic of using Teflon coated skillets has been in the news. Teflon use is linked to cancer, they […]

How To Deal With The Winter Blues: Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder

During the winter months, do you find that your mood is lower, you are tired more often and you start craving “comfort” foods more? If you do, you might be suffering from a mental health disorder called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a condition that is now taken more seriously by the medical profession than it […]

3 Ideas For Exercise In The Winter

To be honest, I could be happy curled up all winter next to the woodstove, never taking a step outside. But that is both impractical and unhealthy. So I have set up a few disciplines in my life that get my old, tired body moving and some fresh air in my lungs. There are also […]