Inner Dignity: Ours to Nurture

What makes us get up, dust ourselves off and move forward regardless of failure, disappointment and a host of other emotions that might seem to otherwise drag us down? It’s our inner dignity that is the primary motivator for these self-empowered actions. The strength of our dignity is determined by the fluctuations of our energies such as resilience, determination, courage and care. Some people seem to have a knack for …

4 Things For A Stronger, Healthier Brain

Remember these four letters: DDFM. If it’s easier, think of them as call letters for a cheesy radio station, “Double D FM!” The letters stand for four nutrients critical to brain health that you probably aren’t getting enough of: Vitamin D, DHA, Folate and Magnesium. Research suggests that our diets are increasingly low in all four, and our brains are suffering for it. Vitamin D Why it’s important: I stumbled …

The Difference Between Light Therapy and Near Infrared Therapy

Light therapy is not a new age fad, it’s been around for thousands of years for treating  skin disease , depression and other  of ailments.  In fact, this could be one of the reasons why people experience SAD (seasonal affective disorder) – they simply aren’t getting enough sunlight.  Individuals who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) often report feeling depressed in the winter and their serotonin levels are proof of …

Vitamin D Abstinence

Vitamin D has been called the “miracle vitamin” by many health experts due to its significance in promoting health and fighting numerous diseases. It is likely to be therapeutic for neurodegenerative diseases – an epidemic amongst aging Americans. This particular vitamin is found in many food sources including milk, eggs, and fish, and it can be produced by the skin through sunlight exposure. While vitamin D is widely known for …