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New Year, New You!

A sparkling ball descended on a crowd of thousands in Times Square, and with it, a massive chorus counted down from ten. When “one” was finally exclaimed at the stroke of midnight, there was rejoicing. In America, the New Year celebration comes with a flurry of resolutions.

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My Great Awakening

I was in college and – like most students – accustomed to pinching myself during sleepy lectures. Perhaps that’s one reason why Dr. Paul Bragg’s presentation left me thunderstruck and speechless. I was astounded not so much by the elderly man’s spoken words as by his physical

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Victim or Victor?

The 20th century innovator Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.” That powerful truth illustrates the strength of your attitude over all kinds of health challenges that might otherwise take you down. No human being is entitled to a negative

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Sonya’s Revival

As the calendar flips to a new year, we turn our thoughts to the positive change we can bring to our lives. This reminds me of Sonya’s story, which at first did not look at all optimistic. Sonya came into my office bent over and fatigued, which surprised

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‘Tis the season to be … stressed?

At midnight your favorite store will be selling this year’s hottest gadget for half the price. On a mission, you get in the car, head to the mall, and find yourself in a traffic jam. After an hour gripping the steering wheel and exclaiming, “Outta my way!”

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Carol’s Story: Beauty Revived

Carol walked into our health clinic complaining of chronic hip pain. She was about 35 years old with dirty blond hair. She was attractive and had undoubtedly turned a few heads in high school, although now she was 30 to 40 pounds overweight. She had three kids

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Stress Receptor Massage

Psychological stress causes physiological stress, negatively affecting the liver, adrenals, kidney, digestion and much more. Checking your stress receptors daily will reveal areas of itching or tension, which are signals of deeper stress. This massage is a terrific way to listen to your healthy instincts and nip

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Forehead Stress Reflex Points

“Oh, my gosh!” exclaims a startled person, whose hand impulsively goes … where? To his or her forehead! It’s an instinctive response that seems unrelated to circumstances. And yet my experience with patients, built upon research about acupuncture meridians, has shown that this instinctive response is profoundly

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Take Back the Family Farm

When I was given charge of our family farm in the 1970s, I converted our 450 acres to organic, biodynamic production. Why? Because I was learning how far our nation’s farms had come from their natural, healthy roots. I was astounded that much of our food came

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Sugar, Not Fat, Makes You Fat

A common misconception is that eating fatty foods is the main cause of obesity. People often avoid fats while still consuming desserts, sweet drinks and diet drinks. Actually, sweeteners – artificial or authentic – are the worst culprits when it comes to obesity. While it is true

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