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Every single day we’re exposed to chemicals and toxins through the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink and in which we bathe. Over time, these toxins accumulate in our bodies.
While many gardeners scan the newly arrived seed catalogs to plan their next growing season, the industry’s visionaries are pouring talent and resources into products and ideas they hope will be sown in years to come.
Just when you feel like Christmas decorations and gift wrap are taking over your home, the holidays are over and it’s time to get rid of it all. The City of Phoenix has a few tips to help.
So much of Chinese medicine is linked to how our emotions are connected to our health and well being. In fact the very fundamentals of Chinese medicine are reflected in the five elemental theory. This theory states each major organ has a specific emotion that affects it. It also states that out of that negative emotion can come a positive drive. For instance, at one point in my life I got angry with the way that I was being treated as a patient. I was also upset that there were no options to help me in my condition. If that wouldn’t of happened I would have never thought of becoming a health care provider. Out of that anger came a passion to help others in their healing process.
Let’s say you just finished an intense workout, or you have a child that plays an outdoor sport. Maybe you’re a construction worker with a physically demanding job or a salesperson in and out of your vehicle during the hot, summer months.
If beef is what's for dinner, then salmon bacon can be for breakfast.
According to Chinese medicine, each season of the year is associated to a different organ. In the fall it is the lungs and in the spring it is the liver. That would make sense since many people enjoy doing cleanses during that time of the year. The organ associated with the summer is the heart. The heart is very sensitive to summer. More heart attacks will happen during the summer. A person with heart issues will generally be sensitive to heat.
"Hanna" is the bad-ass girl-power movie "Sucker Punch" wanted to be - or at least should have wanted to be - and the thriller that Angelina Jolie's "Salt" only was at times.