Category Archives: health and well-being

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posticon The Agony of Anxiety and Depression

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Just walk slowly in the time after the sun sets and before night descends. Feel the breeze, smell the flowers, hear the trees’ leaves rustle and the birds sing. Watch the stars begin to emerge. ~ Dan Rather, journalist

Peace at Sunset in Tuscany, Italy

Journalist Dan Rather knows a thing or two about finding peace in the present moment, despite a long career spent in anything but peaceful circumstances. Listen to what he says here:

One of my favorite things long has been taking a leisurely stroll with wife Jean at twilight time.Read more

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posticon Slow Down—It’s Life-Changing

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America is a country that doesn’t know where it is going, but is determined to set a speed record getting there. ~ Laurence J. Peter, Canadian educator

We live in a dizzy world filled with distractions literally everywhere we turn. It seems no matter what we’re doing, we’re constantly being hounded by someone or something pressuring us to do something else. Or to do more, often more than is humanly possible.

We live in a world where there are only two speeds—fast and faster.Read more

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posticon What Is True Wealth?

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We may be poor in the white man’s way, but we are not poor in the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota ways because we are connected to above and everywhere. ~ David Swallow, Elder and Head Man of the Oglala Lakota Nation

Oglala Lakota Warrior

When I first read David Swallow’s quotation above, I marveled at the power and simplicity of his words. Especially this part: “…we are connected to above and everywhere.”

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This idea of true wealth has become horribly distorted in your modern world.Read more

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posticon Is the Flu Season a Myth?

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Everyone has a doctor in him or her. We just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. ~ Hippocrates

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The holiday season is upon us. And so too is the flu season—or so the news media (and probably the drug companies) would have us believe. But I know many of you reading this do not buy into that propaganda.

I quit believing in flu season long ago.Read more

posticon The Power of the Present Moment

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As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless. ~ Rodney Yee, American yoga teacher

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A while back one of our readers sent us this letter:

Hi John,

I understand that I create my reality and that my thoughts and vibration matter. A few days ago I was shopping with my daughter and a friend visiting a fun shop in Sedona.Read more