Posted April 30, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Tick Time

Debra’s Wellness Tips

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, […]

Posted April 23, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Joints Popping

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Have you ever stood up after sitting for a while and had your joints pop? Studies now conclude the poppings may be irritating but they’re typically normal. (See Medline Plus)

When I was a kid, every time I straightened my arm out completely, my elbow popped. I made a bit of […]

Posted April 16, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Incredible Eggs!

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Whether you are celebrating Easter as a religious holiday or a secular opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family, no wellness tip posted on Easter would be complete without mention of eggs!

I am not talking about those sugary, sickening sweet, mallow eggs, nor the chocolate and caramel Cadbury variety, I […]

Posted April 2, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Whole Grains

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A study found that people who ate whole grains burned off more calories at rest than those who did not.

For the study, researchers recorded the weight, metabolic rate, blood glucose, fecal calories, hunger and fullness for 81 participants over an eight week period. After an initial period of two weeks […]

Posted November 20, 2016 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Fruitarian

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Regular followers of the Tips for Well-being know my first rule of thumb is always for you to discover what works for you. It is a fact that the same thing is not right for every body. Nowhere is this more obvious than with all of the diets that are endorsed as […]

Posted November 6, 2016 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Goals and Wellness

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“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”

~Henry Ford

Goals are an interesting thing. We do best when we have a goal. With wellness, having a goal is important, that is for sure. When I did an online search for […]

Posted October 2, 2016 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Safe Soap

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Sometimes the best ingredients are the ones that are missing. That is soon to be the case when it comes to soap.

Soon, according to NBC news, antibacterial agents will no longer be found in soaps, and that is very good news.

“Companies will no longer be able to […]

Posted April 3, 2016 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Mystery

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Watching a video interview of a man (Jim Hamers) who has been called a total “responder” (the cancer disappeared) after going through chemotherapy for stage-4 pancreatic cancer was a rush. News is not always so good.

When asked by the reporter, what they attribute this miracle to, Jim and his wife shared […]

Posted May 24, 2015 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Mindfulness-Spiritual Benefits

How to address the spiritual benefits of mindfulness without highlighting (or alienating) religion might be best left to the experts. For sure, as Sam Harris, author of several bestselling books, said, “Your mind is all you truly have. So it makes sense to train it.”

Sam’s newest book, Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality […]