Archive for April, 2012

The Art of Assertiveness

Last week over a breakfast meal of French toast, fresh cut fruit and grits the topic of  assertiveness came up. It came up again at a recent nursing conference I spoke at in Cleveland. In […]

Watch the Beef: Dangers of Factory Farming

  Watch the Beef! News headlines this week highlight a problem in the beef industry: Mad Cow Disease. If you have been following the news, there are other problems too. Last week my head turned […]

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables: The Chakra (rainbow) Diet

When I was teaching my course, Nutrition, Health & Performance at the University of Colorado in Boulder, toward the end of the semester, I would include a lecture about spiritual nutrition. After reading a passage […]

Earth Day: Honor Mother Earth

The news about planet earth today does not constitute cheery headlines. Our oceans are greatly depleted of fish (this week, Whole Foods Market has decided NOT to carry many species of fish that are deemed […]

The Sunstainable Soul: Stress and the Empyting Process

During a conversation over lunch with a friend named Ian a few weeks ago, the focus shifted from global events and world problems to possible solutions and individual responsibility. Ian made the comment that the […]

Walking the Path of Peace

The other morning, while walking my dog, Logan, at the nature preserve near my house, I ran into a dear old friend named Harry. Harry is not his real name. Rather it is one he […]

Adaptation; The Art of Graceful Change

If there is one thing in life that’s constant, it’s change. A change of jobs, a change in relationships, a new addition to the family, a dramatic change in finances, or even climate change (and […]

Sugar, Stress and Your Immune System

If you are like me, you might find yourself growing increasingly alarmed by various news sources regarding the quality of our food today. Currently, food labels contain more verbiage of what is not inside the […]

Embrace Your Destiny!

Two of the hardest questions you can ever ask yourself are these: “Who am I?” and “Why am I here?” These are great questions to ask and we should revisit these questions with great frequency, […]

Embrace Your Destiny!

Two of the hardest questions you can ever ask yourself are these: “Who am I?” and “Why am I here?” These are great questions to ask and we should revisit these questions with great frequency, […]

Good Vibrations: The Healing Sounds of Music It’s no secret that music can stir the emotions. Music holds the power to either excite or calm the mind/body. As the expression goes, “Music soothes the savage […]