Alternative Health

The Way of Openness: Moving Away From Comfort and Security


It’s human nature to desire comfort and security. Unfortunately, that tendency is what causes most of our problems. We humans tend not to like uncertainty,...

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    The Way to Finding Powerful Human Connection

    Human connection is not so common in our age of connectivity. We see lots of people, but find our little cocoons to hide in. As... Read more

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    The Surprising Health Benefits of Hot and Cold Showers

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body People are constantly looking for better ways to improve their health that doesn’t require too much time... Read more

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    Conscious Beauty and Well-Being: What ‘Preservative-Free’ Really Means for Cosmetics

    Before you buy a product simply because it’s labeled as “preservative-free,” here are some guidelines to help you better understand why most cosmetics need some... Read more

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    Free Your Mind From Wanting People to Be a Certain Way

    One of the biggest sources of difficulty for every single human being is the desire for people to be a certain way. We can’t seem... Read more

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    3 Ways to Speed up Your Metabolism With Essential Oils

    So many people today want to learn how to burn fat and lose weight fast but also safely and effectively. For that reason, essential oils for weight... Read more

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    Honey Found to Have Potent Anti-Influenza Effects

    Honey is appreciated the world over as one of nature’s most delicious foods, but did you know it may have potent anti-flu properties as well? ... Read more

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    Why You Need Oil of Oregano for Cold and Flu Season

    Oil of oregano could win an award for being one of the most effective natural treatments for the common cold and flu. (And by the... Read more

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    9 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing This Holiday Season

    You can smell the holiday season coming even before it arrives. Whether it’s the crisp scent of a fresh breeze on a chilly winter morning,... Read more

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    10 All-Natural Ways to Tame Your Hormones

    Hormones — such as estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. Hormones are... Read more

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    Cooking With Adaptogens: Powerful Herbs and Fun Functional Foods

    During the Cold War, Soviet scientists began researching herbs that could give their soldiers, athletes, and even champion chess players an edge. They called these... Read more

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    Milk Thistle Heals and Protects the Liver and Acts as Poison Antidote

    In many ancient cultures, spiky plants known as thistles are a symbol for protection and respect. But there is much more to these weeds than... Read more

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    How Thanksgiving Promotes Health and Happiness (Video)

    Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather together with friends and family for a Thanksgiving feast — a ritual that many psychologists... Read more

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    Gratitude Good for Your Mind—and Our World

    Studies show that consciously counting our blessings has verifiable health benefits. But if giving thanks is so great, why do our blessings often seem so... Read more

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    3 Top Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Fast

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body  As the winter season approaches in North America, our immune system becomes more taxed with... Read more

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    8 Best Essential Oils for Sore Throats

    Did you know that essential oils can actually help make a sore throat go away quicker or avoid one all together? Sore throats can happen anytime of... Read more

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    Soaking in the Wonder of the Emerging Moment

    Lately I’ve been using the image of an empty cup to find a more peaceful state of mind. One of the most peaceful, meditative states... Read more

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