It is a fact of life that everyone experiences stress from time to time. The ability to manage stress helps dictate how healthy our lifestyle can be. Sometimes that stress management shows up in our diets. People often turn to "comfort foods" to ease their tension in the short term, but in the long run these actions have very unhealthy consequences.
However, there are foods that are not only good for you, but good for fighting everyday stress as... Read More
How many times have we started a diet, only to have a decrease in blood sugar sabotage our efforts by lunchtime? Sometimes dieting can feel like a double-edged sword. We do everything right. We count calories, fat and carbohydrates and we reduce our sodium.
Then why does it sometimes feel as though nothing is working? How can we decrease our food intake and still have the energy to go to the gym? The answer... Read More
Usui Sensei, the recognized founder of Usui Reiki once said, "Just for today, do not worry. Be filled with gratitude." There are reasons why the great Reiki teacher uttered such words. And it's primarily because he knows how much power your thoughts and statements have on you.
If you tend to worry about a lot of things such as your job, money, health, and everything else in between, negative energy will flow into your body. The positive, mind... Read More
by Stephanie Larkin
Imagine getting home from work to the tantalizing smell of dinner, ready to dish out, hot and delicious. For a busy working mom, corporate couple or live-alone single, that's a dream that doesn't seem likely, unless you can afford your own chef. But it's not unattainable. All you need... Read More
Crystal healing is a form of vibrational medicine in which subtle energy given off by a crystal is used to treat the body, the mind, and the spirit. Since crystals emit beneficial energetic vibrations, introducing them into one's energy field can actually help to repair energetic imbalances within the ethereal body. For this reason, crystal healing can be performed on anything that possesses an energy field, be it a person, a plant or animal, or the... Read More
Introduction Astrology is defined as "the art or practice of determining the supposed influences of the planets and their motions on human affairs and human disposition." From this practice a horoscope can be produced -- a diagram (or chart) of the relative positions of planets and signs of the Zodiac at a specific time, usually the time of birth. A forecast can then be produced.
The... Read More
by Samantha Stevens
Each Sun sign in astrology also has its shadow side, which is why the very first thing I do when I fall in love is grab that person's birthdate! I want to know how that person is going to treat me once the first bloom of love has worn off the rose. Most of us are familiar with the positive personality... Read More
by Mike Z. Wang
Have you ever wondered what feelings do you have when you look at bright red rose in the garden? Can you imagine if a garden that does not have colorful flowers but only the green foliage? Early in the morning when you see a newly opened flower in your garden, your heart is filled with joy and happiness. Each flower in... Read More
by Cucan Pemo
There are many, many ways to read Tarot cards, but it helps to have a consistent method that you use each time -- this way, you can think less about how you're going to read and focus completely on your subject, the cards and their meaning.
A basic reading can be boiled down to seven steps: Rituals, Shuffling,... Read More
Feeling burnout as a Mom is very common. It does not mean that you are failing as a Mom. It's mostly due to the isolation that a lot of Moms face in our culture, as well as the overscheduling and overwork that a lot of us deal with.
Here are 6 things you can do to prevent burnout and treat it if it comes up.
- Find your tribe: Find a support group of like minded Moms. There are neighbors, people... Read More