Resistance and Possibilities by John English...

Aug 16, 2016 by

Resistance and Possibilities   You should never resist a challenge because there is so much benefit not to do so!   And, you should pay close attention to any resistance that swells up within you.   Now there are many ways you might have become creative in developing resistance. Such as, avoidance behaviors, being defensive and stubbornness, to name a few.   The reason you should pay attention to anything you resist is because resistance is directly related to your growth in personal power.   Let me explain.   Most often it takes more power than is currently available to break through any resistance. Consider a chick breaking through the shell of an egg.   At first the chick doesn’t have near the strength and power to break through to freedom and more growth....

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Watermelon: Utilize the Benefits and be Aware of Harmful Elements...

Aug 12, 2016 by

Watermelon Watermelon hit its prime season from August till September, so right now is the perfect time to get them! However, before you do you should know that among of all the advantages they can actually do some harm. Benefits As for the advantages, watermelons, just like lots of other berries, are very rich in antioxidants like ascorbic acid, carotene, niacin, riboflavin and thiamine. It is not a secret that all those substances prolong life, have anticancer properties and have carotene (can be found in higher levels in carrots) which can improve your vision. Even though those are some great advantages of watermelons, you can find them in a lot of other products we consume on a daily basis. The main benefit of watermelons is that it is the only product that is rich...

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Natural Sleep Remedies to Optimize Your Slumber...

Aug 5, 2016 by

Natural Sleep Remedies Before you rush to the drugstore to buy an over-the-counter sleep medication, try one of the following natural sleep remedies. They are safer and have fewer side effects. Many of these can not only help you fall asleep and stay asleep, but they can also promote muscle relaxation. Magnesium and calcium Magnesium and calcium are both sleep boosters, and when taken together they become even more effective. Plus, by taking magnesium you cancel out any potential heart problems that might arise from taking calcium alone. Take 200 milligrams of magnesium (you can lower the dose if it causes diarrhea) and 600 milligrams of calcium each night. Wild Lettuce If you’ve suffered anxiety, headaches, or muscle or joint pain, you might already be familiar with wild lettuce. It’s also effective at calming...

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Asian Brush Painting with Martha Klare...

Aug 3, 2016 by

  MK-02 Introduction to Asian Brush Painting with Martha Klare In this one day workshop you will be introduced to the use of the four basic materials which symbolize the “Treasures” of Asian Brush Painting: brush, ink stone, black ink (aka sumi), and paper. These materials appear simple, yet offer much versatility and complexity in their interactions between themselves, water and the artist. You will learn basics such as: how to hold the brush to maximize control and communication with it, some of the foundational strokes used in calligraphy and painting and a few brush techniques to create different effects. Using your new skills you will have the opportunity to create a piece and will be able to take your creation home. Cultural roots and history of the art will be shared informally throughout...

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Three Tips For Parents Who Have Children With Food Allergies...

Jul 27, 2016 by

With summer vacation coming to an end in a few weeks and school starting next month, parents will have to deal with the all important question: what do I do for my child at lunch? And it’s not just about eating healthy, it’s about eating safely.  According to the website www.foodallergy.org, 1 in 13 children (roughly 2 per classroom) have food allergies, with an economic cost to Americans of nearly $25 billion per year.   Dr. Kyrena Robinson from the Amen Clinic in Washington DC says “in addition to allergies, many of us have low grade food intolerances which can irritate the body and build inflammation. As a nutritional strategist, I counsel parents on bringing balance to the table with brain-healthy foods.”   Three Tips for Food Allergies It’s important for parents to teach...

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