Balance

  • Beauty According to Horst

    Gandhi imparted the now famous quote, “Be the change you wish to see in the world,” and Horst Rechelbacher is taking him quite seriously.

    He is the founder of monster corporation Aveda and, now, the USDA certified organic Intelligent Nutrients line, which boasts products comprised of the latest in plant-based health and beauty technology.

    Founder of Aveda discusses the future of the beauty industry
    By Cara Lucas
  • Feeling Stressed? Get Outside!

     

    Think about the time you spend indoors versus the time spent outdoors. If you’re like most Americans, you probably spend much more time inside an artificial environment working, cleaning, caring for the household, in transit, watching TV, or surfing the Internet.

  • The "Wicked Success" Revival Plan

    You’re a modern woman—which means you’re barely surviving.

    Ways stressed out women can revive and renew - mind, body, & soul
  • Turning Back to the Land

    Aromatic coffee brews quietly, filling the small café at Mazopiya with a rich, morning scent. The warm drink is especially welcomed today, as the light drizzle outside rings in the cold season at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) reservation in Prior Lake, Minnesota.

    Organic garden provides tribal concept market
    By Cara Lucas
  • Renew and Revive

    In the first part of this article (“The ‘Wicked Success’ Revival Plan: Eight Ways Stressed Out Women Can Revive and Renew—Mind, Body, and Soul”) published in the November issue of Natural Solutions, author Vickie Milazzolo asserts that women should not accept a state of stressed-out existence and call it living. 

     

    Part II of Vicky Milazzolo’s plan for de-stressing your life.
  • The Music Man

    In the late 1960s, the renowned French physician Alfred Tomatis was summoned to a Benedictine monastery in the south of France to investigate a mysterious illness that had flattened the unfortunate brothers. “Seventy of the 90 monks were slumping in their cells like wet dishrags,” he later wrote. The cause of their lethargy?

    Joseph Hooper
  • Get Inspired: A New Calling

    Danielle Messina has always been a girly girl. A dedicated figure skater for nearly thirty years, Danielle became infatuated with the glitz and glamour of skating competitions at a very early age, sparking an interest in makeup that eventually became as much of a passion as the sport itself.

    Breast cancer transformed a figure skater into a glamour guru.
    By Margaret VanEchaute
  • Breaking Through the Fear

    One of the most devastating parts of having a chronic or terminal illness is the isolation that occurs because of people's fear of death and dying. This fear creates a "conspiracy of silence" around the patient that can be very uncomfortable. It also makes it impossible for them to speak about feelings that are very important to them.

     

    Growing together through chronic or teminal illness
    By Jacob Teitelbaum, MD
  • Shift Awareness for Well-Being

    Our bodies are innately wise and have much to teach us about restoring and preserving our health…if we are willing to listen. A symptom is more than an isolated event. It is a messenger from our body giving us a “heads up” that an underlying problem exists and needs attention.

    Your body has a message for you. Are you listening?
    By Marc Levin
  • Get Inspired: Unconventional Wisdom

    Jerry Brunetti is a cancer survivor, but he didn’t beat it traditionally. When diagnosed with life-threatening lymphoma, he took his health into his own hands and decided to forego the aggressive chemotherapy his doctor said was necessary to save his life.

    Bucking conventional treatment, and beating cancer
    By Cara Lucas