Lowering Pain and Inflammation Levels Begins at the Grocery Store

Many American’s begin and/or end their day with pain medications.  From over the counter to prescription medications, ALL have significant health risks.  Side effects range from kidney and liver damage to bleeding ulcerations in the stomach lining, heart attacks and more.  Somehow, in our quest to escape from the constant nag of unremitting pain, we forget or ignore the ramifications of taking these powerful medications on a daily basis… Continue reading

Dietary Intelligence – The Importance of “Non-Negotiables”


Last week I posted an article by Dr. Joseph Mercola on the continuously debated topic of cholesterol drugs.  Even though I lean on the side of “less” rather than “more” when it comes to all pharmaceutical’s, I am a firm believer in the proactive approach to health and wellness.  In order to maintain a healthy, energetic, disease and pain… Continue reading

The Cholesterol Question: Should you take statin drugs?

January seems to be the time when most of us think about improving many aspects of our lives.  Health is usually a number one priority when it comes to goal setting for the rest of the year. Regardless of your health challenge or goal, it is always a great idea to educate yourself before making changes or taking pharmaceuticals.  There is no greater controversy I know of than the ongoing… Continue reading

Turning New Year’s Resolution’s into Healthy Habits

blank list of resolutions on blackboardAh, yes…it’s the new year and we’re ready to make some changes!  Our lists are long, our motivation is high.  We’re going to exercise five times a week, drink water instead of soda, eat veggies every day, cut back on alcohol consumption and stop smoking!  All at the same time!!!  WooHoo!!!  NOT!!!  Sorry.  As amazing as… Continue reading

All I want for Christmas is More Energy!


The holiday season is officially in full swing and I don’t know about you, but this year’s festivities have me sucking wind!   Just about every person I know, from friends to clients are exhausted and/or sick!   Going out-of-town for Thanksgiving and throwing my annual tree trimming party the following weekend, left me so drained that I had to take… Continue reading

Roadmap to a Healthy Holiday

compass on map

Last week I was lucky enough to be in a mountain cabin celebrating Thanksgiving week with some of my favorite people on the planet!

Out of the fourteen people there, at least a couple of us were trying to shake off the last phase of a cold.  Now we’re all pretty naturally inclined when it comes… Continue reading

Is a DriveThru Flu Shot Really Necessary?

Flu Shot ImageHave you experienced a “drive by shooting”?

Tis the season for colds and flues and everywhere you look there are companies peddling flu shots.  I fully expect them to be available at gas stations any day now.  There are now actual “drive by shootings”, where you don’t even have to leave your car to get that “injection of… Continue reading


IT’S TIME TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR “INTERNAL” HOUSEEasy Detoxes to Cleanse and Renew your most important asset…YOUR BODY!

There is something about the spring that cause’s most of us to embark on an instinctual flurry of cleaning and purging our homes. Throw open the windows and let the fresh air and sunshine in! Clean out and de-clutter! Yeah! That’s what I’m talking about! In all this activity to restore… Continue reading

Drug Free Pain Relief – Part 4

Hello all,

This is the final installment on the series on Pain Relief. I want to move on to some “timely” posts, like strengthening your immune system for the winter and natural ways to address other seasonal challenges like Raynaud’s Syndrome, SAD, etc.  Let me know if you have any challenges that you would like some help with and I’ll try to write about them. Continue reading

Drug Free Pain Relief, Part 3 Continued

Hi Everybody

Have you bought your Castor Oil yet?  I really want to hear some of your results after using it for a week or so.  Sometimes it takes a couple weeks to really feel the difference but for most people, there is noticeable relief within a few days.

In trying not to overwhelm you guys with too much information at once, I have broken down Part Three Continue reading