By Pat Keenon
Several studies show that acupuncture may offer significant relief for a variety of diseases and conditions, including most kinds of common pain such as low back pain and headaches, fibromyalgia, migraines and... Read More
For great abs, you need two things: A little knowledge and a little action.
Start with the knowledge. The first thing you should know is that crunches are a lot of pain for little gain. True, they will shape and tone the outer layer of abdominal muscles but shaping jelly still only gets you well-shaped jelly.
There are three layers of abdominal muscles, and the only way to get killer abs is to work... Read More
There are many things in life that separate us and make us unique, however, over the years I have seen one consistent common denominator; our need to forgive. Regardless of our upbringing, our cultural similarities or differences, or any other circumstances of our lives, we have each held onto one or more hurt,... Read More
Many workout and fitness plans get derailed by some common mistakes and bad habits. Be careful to avoid the following mistakes.
Working out without a battle plan -- Some people walk into the gym and wing it -- with no sense of how well they're working out all their muscles, then wonder why they don't make progress. Write down a workout plan: Map out all your workouts to the set. Figure out your goals and set a plan to get... Read More
By Chris Le Roy
The world we live on is nothing but a mound of chaotic pressure that is building to the point it bursts like a volcano. We are bombarded with pressure from our employers, our customers and families to the point where some people actually do break. Most of us today in professional lives spend... Read More
by Marjorie Geiser
Friends, colleagues and clients often ask me about Reiki (pronounced "ray-kee"), as it is gaining such popularity as an alternative medicine. According to NCCAM, (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine), Reiki is an energy medicine practice that originated in Japan. In Reiki, the practitioner... Read More
Ask any professional body builder what they do when they're not working out, and you'll quickly find out it has nothing to do with exercise. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Fitness buffs use their downtime to relax -- as in, their muscles.
The reason for this is that the truth behind building muscle has a lot less to do with "building" than many people think. When we work out, we may feel that our muscles are growing larger and... Read More
By Laura Ng
We spent one third of our life sleeping -- an activity that's seemingly useless. But we need sleep as much as we need oxygen and food. Sleep is important to us. It increases one's work efficiency, extends one's lifespan, cures illnesses. One should not deprive him/herself of sleep.
But during our lives,... Read More
by James Calvin
Stress is an evil six-letter word that can be so harmful to your health. Work can be stressful, traffic jams can be stressful, raising a family can be stressful, and sticking to a strict budget can be stressful. Stress causes headaches, muscle aches, irritability, insomnia and a broad range of other problems that you can... Read More
By Janice Feuerhelm
Chronic pain affects millions of people worldwide. Chronic pain is different than acute pain. Chronic pain is pain that continues long after the original cause. Chronic pain also has a psychological component that affects every area of one's life. The challenge of living with chronic... Read More