Month: June 2007

Meditation Techniques for Stress Reduction

Have you ever attended one of those corporate-sponsored seminars that overwork the “establish your goals and then take little steps to achieve them” argument? While a valid approach, goals have a weird way of being cast aside in favor of newer ones. Sure, goals are fine, but life, like a spoiled child, tends to whimper […]

Book Review – Health and the Honeybee by Charles Mraz

I became interested in apitherapy (the use of bee products for healing and health) when doing some online research about allergies. That led me to this book. This is an autobiography of Charles Mraz who has been a leader in bee venom therapy (BVT) in America since 1934. In this book Charles Mraz walks you […]

Weight lifting

Cardio Exercise Definition and Benefits

Cardio exercise is any exercise that raises your heart rate. Face it our bodies were made to move. And we all know that to keep our muscles in shape we need move them. This movement makes them stronger and stronger muscles make for a more efficient and healthy body. Your heart is a muscle. Therefore […]

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

More than a handful of doctors – perhaps specialists in gastro-intestinal disorders – believe that the culprit for most diseases is a dirty bowel. Dr. Richard Schulze wrote in a wellness journal once, “by our retaining pounds of old, infected material in bowel pockets (diverticulosis), this material would be reabsorbed into the body and infect […]

Understanding Calories and Weight

A calorie is a unit of energy. Scientifically a calorie is the amount of energy or heat it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius. But for this article let’s just think of calories as units of energy.