• The Many Benefits of Napping

    As we age, the quality of our sleep decreases. While it was once thought that older people didn’t need as much sleep as young adults, teenagers, or children, recent research has proved this to be untrue. Everyone should get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep per night.

  • Yawning to Relate


    You’re probably familiar with the situation; you’re sitting in a waiting room, watching the clock. The person sitting across from you yawns and, as if on cue, you also yawn.

  • Perception of Movement and Sleep

    You have the power to impact your own health and well-being. The actions we take, the choices we make, the way we think, the way we act or react to situations, and the way we move through life all impact our health and wellness more than we may realize. There are shifts you can make in how you think and act that will affect the overall quality of your life.

    Leverage two powerful tools for managing your own wellness.
    By Marc Levin
    Movement and Sleep
  • Five Health Tips for People Over 45

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    Dear Readers,

    Here are 5 quick energy and pain-relief tips that can help those of you who are over 45 feel great!

  • Eat Right to Sleep Tight

    Can’t sleep through the night? If you find yourself tossing and turning instead of sleeping soundly, you are not alone. Experts say that at least once in our lives, most of us will suffer from severe insomnia. But before you reach for the over-the-counter sleeping aids, try an all-natural approach to catch those Zs.

    The right food at the right time can get you ready for a good night’s sleep.
    By Ellen Kamhi PhD, RN, AHN-BC, AHG and Lynn Allison
  • Sleep, Interrupted

    Years ago, I went camping with my cousin Mike. At nightfall, we retired to our separate tents to sleep, and an hour later, I startled awake at the sound of a bear growling outside my tent. GggrrRAAWWLL! This terrifying grumble continued until I realized it was, in fact, Mike snoring. And then I heard something even more frightening: total silence. He’d stopped breathing.

    9 holistic ways to treat obstructive sleep apnea
    By Kristin Bjornsen
  • The Secret Life of Dreams

    It has happened to all of us: You sit up in bed after a doozy of a dream and wonder What did that mean? Mankind’s fascination with dreams has a long history. In fact, one of the world’s oldest surviving documents, an Egyptian papyrus, contains dream interpretations. Most ancient cultures believed dreams were communications from deities or departed souls.

    Your nighttime revelries could hold the key to your health.
    By Jeanne Ricci
  • Health Secrets from Holistic Docs

    Even though I crave caffeine, carbohydrates, and chocolate right before my period, these foods make me feel bloated and aggravate my cramps. So to avoid the kind of aches and pains that can leave me feeling sapped for days, I make it a point to eat especially well during that time—lots of big salads and antioxidant-packed smoothies.

    Top practitioners share advice that can transform how you look and feel.
    By Nora Isaacs with: John Douillard, DC, Phd Christiane Northrup, MD Andy Seplow, Lac Lise Alschuler, ND Alison Eastwood, RD
  • Into The Calm

    It’s 10 o’clock and you don’t know where your life is. You haven’t been sleeping well, and you’ve got a major presentation at work first thing in the morning. Your mother called two hours ago and can’t find hAer hearing aid (that’s the second time today), your daughter’s got a bad cold, and your husband thinks the two of you are growing apart.

    Find yourself constantly seeking sanity? Stress can impact your physical and emotional health more than you think. Here's how to achieve better balance before it's too late.
    By David Scrimgeour, LAc