Mind-Body Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but it is preventable and controllable.  Many lifestyle-related factors are known to have a direct impact on cardiovascular health.   To celebrate American Heart Month this February, take the following steps which are an important... Read More
This month we’re pleased to feature a special radio show with Andrew Weil, M.D., a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and natural health. In the past four decades, Dr. Weil has written many best-selling books on mind-body wellness, founded the Arizona Institute for Integrative Medicine... Read More
The healing tradition of Ayurveda teaches that health and wellbeing depends upon our ability to digest everything we take in from the environment. This includes not only tangible substances like food and drink, but also our experiences, emotions, and the impressions we take in via our sensory... Read More
During the dark winter season when there is a limited amount of light, it is especially important to reconnect with friends and loved ones and with our deeper self. Reconnecting gives us emotional nourishment, enlivens our mind, and expands our experience of the inner light of consciousness. While... Read More
When I talk to people struggling with excess weight, the same themes repeat themselves, often for decades. Does any of this sound familiar?   • “I’ve tried everything, but nothing has worked. I might as well give up.”   • “I must be genetically programmed to be overweight.”   • “I’m too old to... Read More
Getting healthy need not be overwhelming. Here are six simple, straightforward ways to get on track toward optimum health in the new year. 1. Post It on the Fridge! Adopt the Anti-Inflammatory Diet The anti-inflammatory diet isn't a weight-loss program (although you can lose weight on it) or a... Read More
No doubt about it. The time, or zeit, is certainly jumping with Geist, a spirit of a most spectacular character. An arcing rainbow of colors is rising today from the world’s spiritual traditions, given power by the urgent questing of so many people all over the world for unmediated experience of... Read More
Having chosen a path embracing non-Western approaches to health, it surprises some to learn that I have chosen to take the flu vaccine.  Because this has elicited such a variety of responses, I would like to share some of the reasons why I chose to do so. First, you have to understand where I am... Read More

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