Posted August 6, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Is Microwaving Food Unhealthy?

Debra’s Wellness Tips

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 December 20, 2015 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Giving (Yourself) the Perfect Gift

Debra’s Wellness Tips Gift-giving can be a delightful experience, but at times the pressure can result in stress and panic about so much to do.

In 3 Reasons for Gift Giving, we remember what is most important:

In the movie “The Waltons,” John Boy wants to be a writer instead of a farmer […]

Posted November 22, 2015 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Thankful for Balance

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Holidays can be extra stressful when family members come together and eat (or drink) too much, get too little sleep, and trigger old habit patterns buried deeply within our culture.

Take a look at a few previously published hints for handling emotions well:

Posted January 8, 2014 in Wholesome Thoughts, […]

Posted September 20, 2015 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Healthy Body Image

Individuals who do not have a healthy body image tend to be less creative, less optimistic, and even less healthy. Everyone loses when anyone holds him- or herself in low esteem.

According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders website:

• Almost 50% of people with eating disorders meet the […]

Posted June 28, 2015 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Skinny on Weight-loss

The skinny on weight loss is shifting. For one thing, counting calories is out.

We have known for some time that stress is a factor in enjoying your ideal weight. High-fat, high-sugar foods have also been seen as a factor. According to an article on stress-related weight gain, Dr. Dean Ornish, however, the amount […]