Happy Smokers? Think Again

In 2008 The National Institute of Health Interview Survey estimated 24.8 million men and 21.1 million women smoke.  That’s 20% of the population of our country that is unwilling and unable to choose a healthier lifestyle. The negative side-effects of choosing to smoke are: COPD or emphysema Heart disease Abdominal aneurysm Various forms of cancer: […]

My Balanced Living Plan

1.  Start each morning with affirmations, gratitude statements, song, “I AM statements. 2.  Pay attention to your choices in all 6 essential areas (eat, drink, breathe, rest, exercise and think). 3.  Set aside time for your walking/exercise. 4.  Pay extra attention to everything you eat and drink. 5.  If you smoke, take steps to stop, […]

Birth Control: Bad For Your Bones

There was a recent article in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology that 47% of women who received the Depo-Provera shot lost significant bone mass in their hips within two years.  It seems it’s not nice to try to fool with  mother nature and medical therapies that seek to control physiology ALWAYS come with dire […]