General Health

How to Support Autism Awareness Month this April

Ladislas de Toldi , Contributor

What is Autism Awareness Month? 

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. More than 3.5 million Americans currently live with ASD, and 1 in 68 children are born with a variation of it, so it’s likely you know, whether Read more

Dr. Christine Horner – Radio Interview

Click on the following link to hear Dr. Christine Horner’s latest radio interview where she mentions the Life Vessel.

She discusses the Life Vessel around 4 minutes 12 seconds and then again around the 1 hour 11 minute mark.

Please click on the picture below to listen.

Ep #510 – Dr. Christine Horner – Energy Medicine, Sleep, Ayurveda, Sailing Through Chemo & Easy Principles To Radically Improve Your Health!

The Power of Music To Reduce Stress

By Jane Collingwood

The soothing power of music is well-established. It has a unique link to our emotions, so can be an extremely effective stress management tool.

Listening to music can have a tremendously relaxing effect on our minds and bodies, especially slow, quiet classical music. This type of music can have a beneficial effect on our Read more

What Are Common Headache Triggers?

By Colleen Doherty, MD

There are lots of headache triggers — some easier to avoid than others. If you cannot avoid or minimize them, coping is your next best option. Here is a look at 10 common headache triggers in no particular order.
Holiday Headaches
Certainly the stress of seeing family, hosting, and all the delicious foods and Read more

The Surprising Psychological Benefits of Music

By Kendra Cherry

Listening to music can be entertaining, but is it possible that it might make you healthier? Music can be a source of pleasure and contentment, but research has also shown that there are many different psychological benefits as well.

The notion that music can influence your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors probably doesn’t come Read more

5 Meditation Techniques to Get You Started

Benefits extend beyond a calmer state of mind
By Elizabeth Scott, MS

Meditation is widely recommended as a healthy way to manage stress, and for good reason. It provides many health-enhancing benefits, like reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety, relieving physical complaints like headaches, and even enhancing immunity to illness. If you read more on the health benefits of meditation, Read more

The Five Most Essential Vitamins to Take in 2014

By Elle | Healthy Living

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Plus some B12, Vitamin C, D, and E, and who knows what we’re going to be told to take next month. With so much noise around what to take and when in the vitamin-sphere, especially this time of year, we were beginning to Read more

Maintain A Sense of Humor

By Elizabeth Scott, M.S.

Developing a sense of humor about life’s challenges is an effective coping technique that can actually lead to better overall health as well as simple stress management. That’s because, aside from the health benefits of laughter (which are numerous and significant), having a sense of humor about life’s difficulties can provide a way to bond Read more

Worst Things to Say to Someone Who Is Depressed

By Nancy Schimelpfening

Even though you may have good intentions when you offer a depressed person advice, you may do more harm than good if you do not truly understand the nature of the illness. Depression is a medical condition that requires proper treatment with medication and therapy. And what the depressed person needs is not sage Read more

Music Relaxation: A Healthy and Conveneint Stress Management Tool

Why and How Music Aids Relaxation
By Elizabeth Scott, M.S.

Music Relaxation: Music and Stress Management
With all the ways music affects your body, you can probably already clearly see how music can be used as an effective relaxation and stress management tool. In addition to the many physical changes that music can bring (which I list in this Read more