Posted October 15, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

No Hype in Hypnosis

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Hypnosis isn’t the exception. It’s the rule. ~Richard Bandler

Western thought has long valued the rational over the intuitive and the conscious over the sub-, un- or other-than-conscious. Even if you are aware of the power of hypnosis to help you overcome limitations and develop new skills and behavioral strategies […]

Posted October 8, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Jumping Rope

Debra’s Wellness Tips

When asked what is the best exercise a fitness expert responded, “The one you will do.” With all the exercise options available to us, from 24-hour fitness centers to online classes, from walking to triathlons, and with apps for everything in between, jumping rope is an old-fashioned exercise that might be worthy […]

Posted October 1, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Something Must Change

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Tommy Rosen (Recovery 2.0 guru who helps folks get free of addictions using yoga) said that something must change about the way you perceive things in order for things to change. One of the best resources for changing the way we perceive things is through Dr. Jerry Jampolsky’s “Attitudinal Healing.” Jampolsky is […]

Posted September 24, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Where's the Beef?

Debra’s Wellness Tips

In “If Everyone Ate Beans Instead of Beef” Helen Harwatt, a researcher trained in environmental nutrition, and a team of scientists from Oregon State University, Bard College, and Loma Linda University calculated just what would happen if every American made one dietary change: substituting beans for beef. They found that if everyone […]

Posted September 17, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Happy Belly

Debra’s Wellness Tips

“Health begins in the gut” is a pretty good mantra for health and well-being. Recently I came across an online resource you may want to check out. It is called Dr. Ritamarie’s Happy Belly Checklist and what I really appreciate is that she does not just tell you what to avoid, she […]

Posted September 10, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Hatfield-McCoy Feud

Debra’s Wellness Tips

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

Debra’s Wellness Tips

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

Debra’s Wellness Tips

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

Debra’s Wellness Tips

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?

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 […]