The most powerful way to resolve old physical and emotional hurts might be as simple as giving yourself permission to move on. Fear may be holding you back from experiencing complete health, but what do you do after you’ve begun to let go of those fears? When you let fear go, what takes its place? Just like we spoke last week about directly addressing our fears, “On the road to health, start by letting go of fears”, try actively inviting health and well-being into your body and mind.Details
Its that Time of Year Again!
We know the routine… we get the children back to school, and before you know it, it is time to shop for Halloween candy! What a set up! Next, Thanksgiving, Christmas and low and behold, we are back to the same old drone of weight gain and belly bulge. It happen’s every year, like an endless cycle.Details
Over the last 100 years as we have doubled our life expectancy, the soft tissue glands which create our hormones are being forced to produce them longer than ever. Our increasingly stressful lives, worsening nutrition and lack of proper fitness combine to result in declining levels of hormones in our bodies. Both men and women over 40 experience these changes, whether mild or drastic, and each symptom affects the whole body in so many ways. When in balance, the body functions like a finely tuned instrument. When out of balance, there is disharmony and chaos within the system, as well as in other aspects of one’s life.Details
It is estimated that 25.8 million men, women and children in the United States have diabetes. In Hawaii, there are 113,000 cases of diagnosed Diabetes and over 26,100 cases undiagnosed.Details
Avoiding Skin Cancer in Hawaii:
Did you know that the highest incidence of serious skin cancers is right here in Hawaii? However, by taking certain simple skin care and dietary precautions, the risk of these cancers can be avoided or drastically reduced.
First, let me explain why Hawaii has the highest risk for skin cancer.
The U/V index- the measure of skin being exposed to the intensity of Ultra Violet rays- is the highest in the entire nation, both in winter and summer time.
The mountains, sea and sand reflect more U/V rays than any other geographical location. This predisposes the population to skin cancer and eye cataracts. In fact, the serious degenerative eye disease Polypoid Macular Degeneration is found only in the Hawaiian Islands.Details
At any given time, up to 500 different toxic chemicals can be found in a human blood or adipose (fat) tissue.Details
You just finished a most delectable meal and the waiter asks “May I entice you with our fabulous Cherry Jubilee? Surely you left room.” Your head says “NO”. Yet somehow your lips are not connected to your head in that moment in time and the next thing you know, the cherry Jubilee has made it’s way down the hatch.Details
Its time to start planning Healthy Meals! One way to move from the “bacon & eggs/meat & potatoes” routine is to write a diet diary of what you usually eat and then gradually substitute healthy foods for the ones you want to eliminate. In this way, you can change as slowly as you need. Another…Details
Fiber Making Friends with Fiber: Fiber is a great food friend, because it helps keep your body’s system clean and running in tip-top shape. It also helps prevent a lot of different symptoms and diseases like constipation and cancer. What is Fiber? Fiber is in a class all by itself. It is a natural part…Details
How the Brain Adapts ~ At my peer advisory group today, we watched a Ted Talk about what occurred in the psyche of a person having a stroke. It occurred to me how quickly we adjust and adapt to adversity when we are put into the situation requiring that of us. For instance, when the…Details
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