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Improving Mood Disorders through Functional Medicine

Did you know? Mental disorders, such as mood disorders, are the leading cause of disability in ages 15-44 There has been a 10% increase in mood disorders every decade over the last 100 years Nearly 25% of the US population will be affected at some point in their life By 2020 depression will be a [...]

By | May 1st, 2011|Health, Joy and Depression|0 Comments

Jasmine oil

The use of aromatherapy as a legitimate form of treatment for various ailments has recently come to be accepted by the medical as well as holistic communities. In recent years, research has revealed that certain smells have a significant effect in regards to the way we feel because smells and odors can impact the brain [...]

By | April 29th, 2011|Aromatherapy, Joy and Depression|0 Comments

No Drudgery: 6 Summer Exercises to Energize your Body and Spirit

Some of the best times of the year are the spring, summer, and fall months.  The warm weather, the shining sun, the cool breeze, and the fresh air are all wonderful elements to get you moving outdoors.  If you have a gym membership, now is about the time when you are tired of being cooped [...]

By | April 23rd, 2011|Balanced Fitness, Joy and Depression|0 Comments

Finding Joy in the Midst of my Great Depression

"This joy that I have, the world didn’t give it to me. The world didn’t give it, and the world can’t take it away!" ~ Shirley Ceasar After two major surgeries in three months, I was laid off from my job the same day my physician released me from his care. Still reeling from the [...]

By | April 23rd, 2011|Joy and Depression, Living Inspiration|0 Comments

How do you Spell JOY

Your baby'’s smile.  The sparkle in a lover’'s eyes. Achieving a long sought after goal or the return of a loved one from some distant place. Maybe it'’s a simple card or token of appreciation, “just because”.  All these things cause the heart to flutter and warmth to permeate our being. We beam with delight, [...]

By | April 22nd, 2011|Balanced Living, Joy and Depression|0 Comments

The Hidden Dangers of Periodontal Disease

From as far back as the days of Hippocrates, there has been a correlation between oral disease and overall general diseases.  Over the past century, even more interest and focus has been given to this subject. Gum Disease and Its Causes: Periodontal disease is the more advanced form of gum disease; it involves the breakdown [...]

By | April 19th, 2011|Health, Joy and Depression|0 Comments

Fighting Depression Nutritionally

 One in five adults experiences depression every year.  Many of us have been affected by depression personally or through someone we know.  The cause of depression is not fully understood but it has been linked to a number of challenges including a traumatic life events, chronic stress, poor immune system, hormonal disorders, nutritional deficiencies, a [...]

Halibut Recipes

    Grilled Halibut Salad 8 oz Grilled Halibut filet (flaked)½ cup Orange Juice1 cup Olive Oil½ cup Red Onion (sliced)½ cup Sweet Peas½ cup Yellow Bell Peppers (small dice) Combine orange juice and oil in a bowl and whisk vigorously to create vinaigrette.  In a large bowl stir together fish, onions, vinaigrette, peas and [...]

By | April 10th, 2011|Joy and Depression, Recipes|0 Comments

The Heavens on Display

It'’s time again for a photographic walk through the Solar System and view God's heavens on display! Remember, God is a God of beauty, and through our advanced technology we'’re able to see what His creation is like in other parts of the Solar System. Where in the Solar System is this? While astronauts are [...]

By | April 9th, 2011|Astronomy Corner, Joy and Depression|1 Comment