Archive for November, 2010

A Thing of Beauty

The world is filled with incredible beauty, yet the filter of stress often casts a spell upon our eyes that, in turn, dulls all the senses. The result is that in every direction, we see […]

One Way of Saying Thanks!

Years ago I taught a popular course at the American University called Modern Theories of Health and Wellness, based on the quadrants of the wellness paradigm (mind, body, spirit and emotions) where the whole is […]

The Acid-Base Balance

A guest speaker who frequented my nutrition course at the University of Colorado often spoke of the importance of maintaining a diet that did not consist of foods with a high acid content. Her reasoning […]

Tribute to a Friend & Colleague

This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of Jane Goodall’s initial research of the chimpanzees of Tanzania. As a young woman in her 20’s she ventured into the rainforests of Africa to study our closest relative […]

Detoxing the Mind

Even if there were no Internet, no twitter, no cell phones, nor Facebook, there would be plenty of distractions to cause an overload of mental stimulation (also known as STRESS!) Our minds are barraged with […]

Food Allergies, GMO’s and Stress

These are the initial symptoms of food allergies: Shortness of breath, flush face, watery eyes, coughing, sniffling, diarrhea, gastro-intestinal problems, hives, etc. Typically, a protein structure in one of the foods you ate is recognized […]

Monday Morning Humor

Today, we are going to skip the theory and cut to the chase… enjoy! WHY MEN DON’T HAVE ADVICE COLUMNS WALTER’S ADVICE COLUMNDear Walter,I hope you can help me here. The other day, I set […]

Turning the Other Cheek…

Last weekend I attended a fund-raising event for the local Human Society. At my table sat several distinguished people from the community. In the course of the dinner conversation, a woman at the table made […]