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Cheers to a productive and challenging 2017!

As the year comes to a close, we have the opportunity to reflect upon the past year’s events, both personal and public, and look forward to our future. What does it really mean to make New Year’s resolutions? Are they fantasies that we create to allow us to continue indulging in certain behaviors that may […]

Staying on Your Path to Health, Strength, and Joy

We were born and bred for movement. Regularly moving our bodies should be right up there with eating, breathing, sleeping, and going to the bathroom. Though, any or all of these things are too often postponed or outright ignored thanks to our many roles at work and at home. Lack of movement means impaired circulation, […]

Emotional Detoxification

The beginning of a new year  presents wonderful opportunities to improve ourselves and our environments, to create goals, and make resolutions. We also tend to look for things to add to our physical and mental lives: new vacation plans, new gadgets, and other distractions. But what about our emotional health? Emotions are a normal part […]

Getting Back in Shape after the Holidays

Many of us tend to avoid checking ourselves out in the mirror after the holidays, as we know we have put on some extra pounds. Between the desserts, potatoes, and extra helpings of stuffing, no one could accuse us of not enjoying ourselves in the moment. However, a quick glance at our reflections will show […]

Happy New Year of the Horse

The year of the Horse in 2014 symbolizes momentum, movement and action so expect lots of travel by plane or road trips by cars, always you have a trade policy insurance. If you have a clear purpose, the momentum of the horse year shall carry you the distance. Although you will accomplish much, you must […]

Lifestyle Suggestions to Enhance your Fertility Potential

(Adapted from The Tao of Fertility by Daoshing Ni, D.O.M., L.Ac., Ph.D., Dipl.C.H. and Dana Herko) Here are eight areas of your life that you can work on to enhance the likelihood of conceiving and supporting a healthy pregnancy and baby. Stop Smoking Active and passive smoking increase the time it takes to get pregnant, […]

How Stress Causes Aging

We intuitively know that stress is harmful. Recently, however, science has proven this to be a hard fact. An overdose of stress can harm us down to our genetic makeup. The cells in our bodies are continually replicating to replace old or worn-out cells. Our genetic material is stored within chromosomes in each cell, and […]

Low-Mercury Sustainable Seafood: Protecting Ourselves & Our Planet

Are you interested in knowing what fish you can eat without worrying about mercury toxicity or the danger of eating a species of fish on the verge of extinction? Some environmental organizations are now making lists of sustainable seafood, or seafood that is safe to eat without adverse effects to the planet or sea life. […]

Good for You, Good for the Planet

Assaults from global warming, pesticides, dioxins, and poisons in our air, soil and water threaten the health of the whole earth. Let’s wake up and consciously respond to earth’s multiple warning signs. Start making greener and healthier lifestyle choices now! Here are some ways you can contribute to a healthy, harmonious planet. Also, remember to […]

Words of Encouragement for New Beginnings

Dr. Dao has helped to create new beginnings for many families. As we usher in a new year, enjoy this summary of his words of encouragement that apply to all of us beginning a new time cycle. Life itself is hope. It is like a dream or a wish that comes true. You should always, […]