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The Awful Truth About Television

Read this little e-book and you will never look at your television set in the same way again. Backed with scientific research, "The Awful Truth About Television" examines the manifold ways in which TV affects your weight, your family relationships, your acedemic achievements,your mental and emotional states, your community, and much more.

Slow Down & Green Up - The Beginners Guide to Downshifting

This great little guide – a Holistic Local collaboration with Downshifting pioneer Tracey Smith – has been given the seal of approval from Carl Honoré, author of the international bestseller 'In Praise of Slow - How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed'. - Written by Tracey Smith.

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The Aura - Your Energy Skin
Most people do not realize that they have a second skin — an energy skin that protects and shields their energy system just as physical skin protects their inner organs. Imagine having no skin. What would happen? All your organs would spill out onto the ground. Your veins and arteries would sag and bulge. You would be defenseless against dirt, germs, and viruses. And, perhaps worst of all, you would look pretty frightening! Your skin is a highly efficient protective layer between you and the e
By Francesca McCartney, PhD

Water - Your Best Medicine
How important is water to our health? Do we need to drink water only when we are thirsty, or should we drink a regular amount each day? Do we need to drink water at all or will tea, coffee, alcohol and soft drinks suffice. The author, nutritionist Michael Sellar relates his personal experience of life without water and what happened after he added it to his dietary regime.
By Michael Sellar

The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, is a serious disorder of the brain marked by cyclical mood swings, which often disrupt work, school, family, and social life. The symptoms typically begin in a person's late teens or twenties and affect men and women equally. If left untreated, it can lead to suicide in nearly twenty percent of cases.
By Yvonne Perry

Heal Trauma - Make Space and Heal
get a chance to really heal the TRAUMA and stress that is holding you in a crystal cocoon....
By Brigette Hass

The 7 Golden Rules of Facial Care
How marvelous it is to look in the mirror and see a healthy, radiant glow emanating from your reflection. The secrets to a vibrant complexion lie in the golden rules of facial care.
By Ariana Vincent, Massage Therapist & Instructor

Is It Time To Move?
Are you feeling a bit wilted or stale? Is it time to make a move?
By Sepia Baker

The Conversation of Recovery - Part One
While this article will outline the basic principles and components of Transformational Counseling for assisting others, it will also explore its use with those who are experiencing drug and alcohol dependency problems. Transformational Counseling makes available a very powerful technology for anyone who would like to create new possibilities for themselves including those who are in and struggling with recovery.
By Dr Harry Henshaw

Improving Self-Esteem With Affirmations And Therapeutic Relaxation Music
Positive self-esteem is very important for our general health and wellness as human beings. Having positive self-esteem is also important for promoting any type of healing, whether physical, emotional or spiritual. Poor or low self-esteem on the other hand can be quite detrimental to our well-being and even our very existence. Negative self-esteem can create anxiety, stress, loneliness, depression, problems with relationships, seriously impair academic and job performance and also can generate an increased vulnerability to drug and alcohol abuse and dependency.
By Dr Harry Henshaw

As a massage therapist who specializes in this field, I believe that those who suffer from this do have some options. When I was a recently graduated massage therapist, this disorder spoke to my heart...
By Patricia A. Williams

What Kind of Candles Do You Burn In Your Home?
99% of the candles burned in homes today are made from the bottom of the oil barrel..the sludge left over at the oil-refineries. Homes are being polluted with carcinogens from these paraffin wax candles. Can you imagine the impact this is having on your home enviroment?
By Theresa Phillabaum