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The Dismissed Dandelion

My mother, a horticulturalist, often reminds me that a “weed” is a plant growing in a place where you don’t want it to grow.  By that definition, any plant could be a weed.   For most people however, a weed is … Continue reading

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Something to Drink with That?

Last week I wrote about the need to properly chew your food to aid in complete digestion.  One of the important parts of chewing your food is to allow the enzymes in your saliva to begin breaking down the molecules … Continue reading

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Springtime Wellness Tip

You can tell it’s springtime in Northern Arizona when all of the snow on the ground has melted overnight and the wind starts to blow, or rather howl non-stop until about the 10th of July.  Then just as suddenly it … Continue reading

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A Loving Massage for Your Valentine

In many ways our culture has associated touch exclusively with sexual intimacy.  We learn at an early age to “keep our hands to ourselves” and to maintain an appropriate space between each other.  I’d like to take a moment and … Continue reading

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Why is Wintertime Cold and Flu Season?

Did you ever notice that most people get colds in the winter?  Some people even say that’s why its called a “cold” – because you get it in cold weather.   As early as the 1960’s, British researcher Dr. R. Edgar … Continue reading

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A Sweet Tip For Healing Wounds

Injuring yourself by a cut or a burn can be painful.  One of the things we sometimes seek after an injury is to be soothed to help soften the pain.  Sure spreading some anti-biotic ointment and slapping a bandage on … Continue reading

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Simple Solutions to Prevent the Spread of Flu Virus

The current buzz in the media and around the water cooler is about the upcoming flu season, especially the H1N1 strain of influenza – or the “Swine Flu”.   While the main focus of the discussion centers around getting immunized, there … Continue reading

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