Essential oils have been around for ages, and they have been an important part of healing for centuries. Not only were they used in Biblical times, but also by the ancients Greeks, Egyptians, and Chinese, as well as by others. People have used essential oils for many ailments, disease prevention, for cleaning, and in personal … Continue reading Do Essential Oils Really Work?
"The universe is not empty." Francis Schaeffer. There is a God who is there, who is good, and who invites our prayers. God left us some giants in the faith. We can learn much from those who have preceded us. On Sundays I like to take some time to focus more on spiritual things, after … Continue reading A Way to Pray
"I was in heaven and in misery every day". Kevin Marsden This statement sort of reminds me of the opening sentence in the book, The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...". But this idea can be true about many goals that we … Continue reading Goals Part 2: And They Finished the Hike!
Psalm 23 Helps Me Live a Happier Life My mind and spirit thrive on imagery and truth. I am no Bible scholar, but after meditating on Psalm 23 for years I wrote down some thoughts a while ago that I keep in the back of my journal. I refer to it fairly often and I … Continue reading Happiness is Having a Shepherd
What if there is a book that offers hope and solutions to your health struggles based on the very latest scientific genetic research? There is, and I am going to review it in this article! Plus add in some other good stuff. Like...an interview with the author, and an invitation to be a guinea pig. … Continue reading Dirty Genes: A Book Review & Author Interview
Ahhh, Setting Goals Maybe you should make a crazy one, like hiking the 221-mile John Muir Trail (JMT). I know someone who did just that. Meet Kevin, my husband. So, six years ago Kevin and our brother-in-law David hiked up Half Dome in Yosemite. Prior to that they, with a few other adventurers, son Kev … Continue reading Goal Setting: Be Audacious!
Since this is a deeper dive into prediabetes/diabetes, you probably want to read the first article I wrote about diabetes called Diabetes & Prediabetes: Can It Be Reversed? But prediabetes and diabetes are affecting so many people currently I felt it necessary to add a little more to the above conversation. The first article covers … Continue reading Diabetes: Part 2
It truly is alarming how many harmful chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis. One toxic burden I don't want to add in my life are the skin care products and makeup that I use. My body has enough to deal with already. Even though I grew up on Cap'n Crunch and Kool-Aid, … Continue reading Beauty & the Beastly
I have the book for you! ...since I am pretty sure that most people want to be more awesome. One clue that confirms this is the abundance of self-help books out there, and many of those are even making the best seller lists. My email newsletter subscribers got a preview of this book a … Continue reading Mindset: A Book Review of a Must-Read, with Further Discussion on Reaching Your Full Potential
I will start off by saying that, yes, both prediabetes and diabetes can be reversed. But first, why should you care... Case of the Clicking Foot Mystery When I was being trained by a podiatrist to do diabetic foot exams a few years ago, he told us a shocking true story. It had such an … Continue reading Diabetes & Prediabetes: Can It Be Reversed?