How To Have A Healthier 2018

My word for 2018 is prevention. Set your goals to prevent disease, avoid stressful crowds filled with germs, and escape the chaos in your life. If you practice preventative measures in every aspect, you can avoid many illnesses and unpleasant experiences. Follow these 10 basic guidelines in 2018, and let go of the turmoil. Learn to relax, […]

What Is Your Health IQ?

No one reading this is old enough to remember when margarine first came on the American market in 1870, but many of you might remember the 1960s when margarine was “heavily marketed” as a solution to evil butter. Margarine was not a success in the Good Ole’ USA prior to the 60s because Americans were smart enough to […]

Follow Your Healthy Instincts

I’m writing this on Mother’s Day – a western tradition where we take a day to reflect on our moms. One thing that stands out when I think of “mothers” is instinct. All mothers have a natural instinct that is built into our DNA to protect our offspring – this applies to everything. Consider a mother duck […]

The First Thing To Do If You Catch A Cold Or The Flu

My son visited me this weekend, and he told me that everyone at his work was coming down with the flu. I sent him home with a bottle of Alpha CF, a homeopathic remedy for colds and flu. I discovered this amazing homeopathic remedy about 20 years ago. I don’t get the flu. I don’t get […]

2017 Is The Year To Ask Why

Every year seems to have its own focus. Last year, the focus was on change. This year is the year to ask why; maybe we can better understand these changes. I have always been a “why” person – I was one of those kids who asked why, why, why all of the time – I drove my mom […]

Do Some Prevention Before You Fill That Prescription

Modern meds. Are they over-used? Over-prescribed? Over-abused? Most of us realize that medications are not what they used to be. Be cautious and do your homework when your doc pulls out his pen and med-pad. Do some prevention before you fill that prescription. Antibiotics When antibiotics came onto the scene, they were miracle drugs – really. […]

How To Know If You Are High In Mercury

Mercury is back in the news these days with warnings that it is still found in flu shots. And tuna? Well, mercury is still found in tuna products. There are two types of canned tuna: chunk light and solid or chunk white (albacore). Most canned white tuna is albacore, and its mercury levels are almost three times […]

We Have The Solutions – We Just Aren’t Using Them

I’m from Dallas, and the senseless shootings that happened in Dallas this past week inspired this article. It got me thinking about the increasing changes in America today, and the solutions, that are right in front of us. I never thought of myself as a social commentator; I’m an educator. But, I am discovering that to […]

Freedom To Choose What’s Best For YOUR Health

It’s Independence Day in the US, and that got me thinking about what “Independence Day” really means. As the fireworks go off, think about what they represent. Freedom. Celebrate your freedom to choose what’s best for YOUR health. Freedom and Health Freedom is a critical component to good health. Freedom is how you live your life […]

Why Vaccines Were Safe – Back In The Day

Through social media, I have observed that most people do not like posts about vaccines. This puzzles me because health and wellness is connected to vaccines. Soooo, do me a favor and keep reading. Humor me. Back in the day, vaccines were a game changer. They were new discoveries that advanced societies. They were composed of […]