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Local Podcasters Help Listeners Live Meaningful Lives

The One You Feed Provides Digital Buffet of Food for Thought by Jenny Patton ***Publishers’ Note: Shortly after we went to print with this story, The One You Feed was named one of the “Best of 2014” podcasts by iTunes. Congratulations to Eric and Chris on their continued success.*** I was having lunch with Natural Awakenings co-publisher Kerry Griffith and ... Read More »

Central Ohio Experts Examine the Link Between Metabolism and Health

Local functional and integrative medicine experts weigh in on the link between metabolism and health, providing additional insights and tips for addressing well-being. Dr. Linda Cole, Integrative Psychiatrist – BrainEnergyMD (Gahanna) Many things in our lives can trigger inflammation. For Americans, however, our diet is number one for numerous reasons. Aside from food intolerances triggering immune reactivity and autoimmune disease, ... Read More »

Tired of Being Tired

The Search for Extra Energy by Dr. Julia Keiser Have Friday nights become a sofa marathon rather than a time to play? Have important and joyful events become too much to manage? Are friends and family being slighted because there is just no energy left to chat, catch up or even care about others? It seems like today we all ... Read More »

Exercising Friendliness

by Daron Larson In his new book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story, ABC News anchor Dan Harris recounts a 2004 nationally-televised on-air panic attack, in large part fueled by an emerging drug addiction. That event led him on a search to ... Read More »

Discovering Playfulness and Finding Peace

Kelli Joyce Strikes a Balance through Yoga Instruction by Jenny Patton “Hang in there, you guys. You’re almost done,” says yoga instructor Kelli Joyce, as we groan while holding the hip-opening pigeon pose for longer than expected. “Only two more breaths,” she says with bright eyes and a broad smile. The groans get louder. “Seriously, Kel?” quips client Lynn Ginsburg. ... Read More »

Give the Gift of Healthy Living in 2014

While opening presents is fun for all ages, giving a well-received gift can be especially gratifying. Whether gifts are handmade or store-bought, the most meaningful ones acknowledge each recipient’s specific needs and interests. Alternative gift fairs that support local or international charities are a good place to start. Homemade gifts add a personal touch and can be as simple as ... Read More »

Fall Harvest Foods Provide a Range of Health Benefits

by Trudy Pieper, ND Fruits and veggies are packed with powerful antioxidants which can lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes-related damage and even slow down the body’s natural aging process caused by free radical damage. Free radicals are unstable molecules that feed off healthy molecules in order to survive. Oxidation, caused by factors such as stress or chemicals, ... Read More »

Empowerment through Hypnotherapy

by TD Hickerson Empowerment is about getting in touch with personal power, developing the capacity to define and achieve goals, believing in the ability to make that happen, and taking smart action. Hypnotherapy, then, can be an effective tool to cultivate personal empowerment. Just to be clear, personal empowerment is not about wishful thinking or feeling superior. Personal empowerment is ... Read More »

The BioPhotonic Scanner

Innovative Health Assessment Technology by Angie Kiger The BioPhotonic Scanner is a unique nutritional testing tool that gives an accurate, quantifiable and objective measurement of antioxidant levels in the body. Antioxidant levels are a critical biomarker, an indicator of general health similar to monitoring cholesterol levels or checking blood pressure. Antioxidants are molecular compounds that help protect our cells from ... Read More »

The Energy Boosters and Energy Vampires in Our Daily Lives

Recognizing Those Who Give Energy from Those Who Drain It by Jenny Patton Electricians will install new outlets in the 1960-built building where I work to accommodate modern power needs. But how do we give ourselves more energy? And how do we reduce the drain of energy vampires in our daily lives? The first step is awareness of the energy ... Read More »

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