Posted September 10, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Hatfield-McCoy Feud

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Laughter heals us. It is one of our heart’s songs. E.E. Cummings said the most wasted day is a day without laughter.

We know this to be true. We actually know lots of good things but the key is to make it a habit to do what is wholesome. We need […]

Posted August 27, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Music to Tiny Ears

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You have likely previously heard about the amazing benefit of music with those with Alzheimer’s, persons nearing death, and individuals with PTSD, but now we are also seeing the way newborn babies are responding to music.

“His oxygen saturation rate would fall at times, and the music therapy would get him […]

Posted August 20, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Integrative Therapies for Cancer

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The cancer statistics are staggering. A diagnosis can be terrifying. Treatments can be very unpleasant. As with everything in our lives, we must let ourselves be guided to the right things for us.

Even science is beginning to agree. Integrative Therapies for Cancer Care include things like acupuncture to alleviate nausea […]

Posted August 13, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Chit Chat

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Researchers have found that people who engage in small talk with strangers are happier than those who don’t. Chit chat can even give you a cognitive boost.

A Five Part Plan for Mastering the Art of Small Talk might be just what the doctor ordered. Some clever tips, for the most […]

Posted August 6, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Is Microwaving Food Unhealthy?

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Goodness knows, we have enough things to worry about without looking for problems where there are none. Now, I am a raw enthusiast. And I know people who have absolutely healed their bodies of diseases such as diabetes or cancer by eating raw. That said, it may be time to think again […]

Posted July 30, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Pigeon Pose

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Have you noticed how popular yoga has become? Yoga is always in the media. Just a few recent articles extolling the benefits:

Do Yoga to Treat Depression

Got Back Pain Try Yoga or Massage Before Reaching for the Pills

How to Do Pigeon Pose to Stretch Tight Hips

Pigeon pose is […]

Posted July 23, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Cohabitating

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According to Gallup polls, July is by far the most popular month for summer vacations, with 51% of Americans saying they will vacation then. August comes in second, followed by June and September.

Vacation often means time spent in close quarters with extended family and/or friends. Not everyone experiences bliss in cohabitating. […]

Posted July 16, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Infused Water

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Rather than repeat all the benefits of staying hydrated that we know (like fewer headaches, better skin, easier weight control, more restful sleep, etc.), I want to share some delicious ways to infuse water so you are thrilled to drink enough every day. These come from 10 Infused Water Recipes Keep You […]

Posted July 9, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Right Way to Shower

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Can there really be a wrong or right way to shower? According to dermatologists, the right answer is definitely. (See How To Take A Shower.)

● Don’t shower too often. ● Use cooler water. Hot water dries out our skin. ● Start at the top. (Women, shave your legs last.) ● Concentrate […]

Posted April 30, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Tick Time

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Every year this time I write a tip about ticks. I am a big fan of nature, and there are some things you can do to make sure you have a safe and happy time outdoors.

Summing things up, ticks carry diseases. Best to wear long pants, tuck in your shirt, […]