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The Depression Pill Epidemic

Dr. Joseph Mercola – Antidepressants may be prescribed far too often, but natural remedies exist to help individuals get back on their feet.

Who Owns Yoga?

Film – A film about the evolution of yoga in modern society.

Yoga And Breakdancing

Video – Some amazing dancing by Arthur Cadre that blends yoga and breakdancing into a truly inspiriting performance.

Laughter Works Better Than Pharmaceuticals and Benefits the Body Like Exercise

Mae Chan, Prevent Disease Waking Times It’s no secret that laughter is good for you and, even when indulged in liberally, is gloriously free of side effects. Laughter is a simple stress reducer, a kind of natural Valium, but is also allows us to connect to other people in such unique ways, that it cannot

The Drug-Free Way to Prevent Depression

Dr. K.J. McLaughlin, Doctors Health Press Waking Times Depression is a very common health issue which affects millions of people worldwide. As a matter of fact, depression is the second most common cause of disability on a global scale accounting for lost time, decreased quality of life, and high treatment costs. Many people see their

7 Ways Yoga Can Help You Lose Weight

Erin Schumacher, Guest Waking Times When you think of yoga do you think of sitting cross-legged in a yoga studio chanting ‘om’ for 60 minutes? When I think of yoga, I think of sweating, intensity, breathing heavy, a toned-body and weight-loss! There are many types of yoga and the style of yoga that I teach

The All Food Diet: Buy Foods With One Ingredient

Hans Guttmann, Guest Waking Times We are not a healthy country. Our food supply is industrialized. This will be the first generation not to live longer than their parents. Obesity is rampant, even among children. Diabetes is on the rise. We are sedentary. We drive to work, sit in an office, drive home, and sit

The Benefits of Reconnecting with the Earth

Dr. Daniel Chong, Green Med Info Waking Times What are the most basic, fundamental recommendations you can think of in terms of how to improve your health and prevent disease? Eat well. Exercise. Get more sleep. Sound familiar?  That’s what I learned in school and that’s what I teach to my patients and clients on

A New Look at the Five Rites of Rejuvenation

James Borges, Borderlands Waking Times The Five Rites are a form of simple stretches that among many things stimulate the gland of the body to increase in vitality and stamina. The Rites are not rigorous exercises. The Five Rites are simple postures that activate the body’s nervous system on the etheric level to restore optimal

12 Health Tips Acupuncturists Wish Everyone Would Remember

Sara Calabro, AcuTake Waking Times Acupuncturists do more than just poke people with needles. They use non-needling techniques, such as moxibustion and cupping, and some prescribe herbs. They also offer advice—acupuncture-inspired tips that can help you feel healthier and happier. Some people heed this advice and others ignore it, often to the chagrin of acupuncturists. There are

Qigong Meditation

David James Lees, Guest Writer Waking Times Pronounced ‘Chee Gong’, Chinese is difficult to translate directly into English so Qi roughly translated means air, breath of life or vital essence. I prefer life force, vibration or energy. Gong means work, self-discipline, achievement cultivation or mastery. Qigong is a discipline whose practice allows us to gain

The Chinese Secret to Long Life

Prevent Disease With all the stories from China about dangerous toys, environmental abuses, crowded and dirty cities and widespread poverty, it’s hard to imagine how the Chinese can live to a ripe old age. But they do, with spectacular success, boasting of a life expectancy surprisingly close to that in the United States. China manages

Using Exercise Instead of Drugs on ADHD Children Gaining Credibility

Prevent Disease Exercise clears the mind. It gets the blood pumping and more oxygen is delivered to the brain. This is familiar territory, but Dartmouth’s David Bucci thinks there is much more going on. “In the last several years there have been data suggesting that neurobiological changes are happening — [there are] very brain-specific mechanisms

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