Health

Symptoms

Lifestyle Determines Health

“...if we remember the fundamental principle that the symptomatology of an illness is at the same time a natural attempt at healing....”  ~C.G.Jung, Collected Works How would we relate differently to our achy backs and stiff joints, or instable blood sugars and heartburn if we honored the symptom as the body’s way of attempting to… Read More

We cannot be healed against our will.

Although I certainly could write something in regards to this without preparing, I chose to research it. While I was reviewing what has already been written about this topic, I came across a sermon by Reverend J.M. Brewer: It begins from Luke 17... “And it happened, as he was on his way to Jerusalem, that… Read More

Is Fabric Softener Unhealthy

What is fabric softener? It is a combination of chemicals that coat the surface of textiles with a thin layer of lubrication. This results in clothes feeling smoother and prevents the buildup of static electricity, but it also leaves them less absorbent. The most common softening chemicals are called "quats,” which is short for quaternary… Read More

Glycemic Load

Perhaps you have heard of glycemic index (GI).  This is an indicator of how different foods affect our blood glucose (sugar) levels.  As glycemic index does not factor in the amount of food consumed, it may be misleading indicator.  Both quantity and quality of food consumed affects blood glucose. The glycemic load (GL) of a… Read More

Pacification

To pacify Vata keeping a routine time of going to bed and rising, as well as eating meals is ideal.

According to Ayurveda, it is Vata season in the western hemisphere.  What that means is there is more air and space relative to fire, water and earth.  In addition to it being Vata season, most of lives activities increase Vata, or air and space, within our bodies.  Vata governs movement, and all movement is Vata… Read More

Green Lives Long

Greenery

Recently researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discovered a positive relationship between green and longevity, as well mental health. First of all, green is referring to greenery, which is abundant right now in my neck of the woods.  The trees are vibrantly green with their leaves, as are the ferns I… Read More

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