Is Gluten-Free Necessary for My Good Health?

There’s a lot of talk about gluten in both the medical and lay community. It’s quite the buzz word these past few years. You know it’s a big deal when cereal boxes and packages of cookies start touting their contents as “Gluten-Free.” But what does that mean? Why is this of value? WHAT IS GLUTEN? Gluten is a protein composite …

Peace Takes Practice

You’d think that, if given an hour to lie down, close your eyes, and listen to soft music while getting a massage, it’d be the easiest thing for anyone to do. Just relax. Chill. Be still. But the reality is, many people can’t do this. It’s hard to chill. They can’t relax. Having to lie down and be still sets …

How Does Your Stress Signature Look?

Beyond the smiling faces and glad tidings posted on Facebook, underneath the pretty clothes and makeup, behind the executive desks and bedroom doors, inside homes and workplaces, inside ourselves, there is often an underlying current of stress. Or you might identify with it as discontent, tension, anxiety, irritability, moodiness, overwhelm, overthinking, worry, fear, fatigue, busy-ness, lack of rest, a deficiency …

Help Me With My Back Pain! But Don’t Tell Me What I Need To Do!

Thorough. Whole. Complete. This should be our approach to our health. A singular pill or supplement approach, a half-hearted yo-yo diet approach, or an easy “everything in moderation” approach will NOT result in true health and longevity. More is required of us. Effort. Discipline. Mindfulness. Positive Action. And when you begin to truly understand how your body functions best, when …

Massage – The Necessary Luxury

I always say it and I’ll say it again – massage should not be a luxury – it’s a necessity. How many times have we moaned and groaned about the stiffness in our neck or the ache in our lower back? Ever catch yourself not breathing because you’re so tense? Ever get headaches? Stomach upset? PMS? Insomnia? Irritability? High blood …