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Live by Design, Not Default

by Kim Perone Living by our own design on purpose and with meaning is living with intention. Living by default is living our lives in response to others in a reactive mode and lacking true intent, which can leave us feeling drained and frustrated. The new year brings an opportunity …

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Wool Bedding Combats Allergies

by Karen Totino As temperatures fall and snow piles up in the Northeast, most of us will be bundling up to keep as warm as possible and adding a few extra blankets to our beds—but not all bedding is created equal. When seeking out the healthiest and most sustainable way …

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Dental Approach to Treating Sleep Apnea

by Wesley Delanoy The holistic dental practice of Dr. Fred Dreher, in Ballston Spa, is now treating obstructive sleep apnea. This condition is usually characterized by a pause in breathing for 10 seconds or longer while asleep, which can decrease blood oxygen level and contribute to high blood pressure, heart …

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Cleaning Up the Lymphatic System

Cleansing the Lymphatic System

by Amy Cole The lymphatic system is responsible for cleaning up interstitial fluid comprising proteins and nutrients from the lymphatic space, as well as bacteria, yet it is seldom thought of. This fluid moves out of the very small capillary blood vessels into the encompassing interstitial space and the lymphatic …

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Transformative Investing

Transformative Investing

by Harry Moran The psychology of money is complex and deeply personal. Many times, people haven’t been given the opportunity to explore it, so it can be a revelatory and sometimes emotional process. We often carry our core attitudes about money with us from childhood, and untangling that web can …

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Proper Nutrition Can Manage Inflammation and Pain

Proper Nutrition can sooth inflammation and pain

by Susan Brown We all experience inflammation and pain at some point in our lives, and inflammation is the normal response to stress, foreign microbes and toxins in the body or cellular and organ tissue injury or damage. It plays a critical role in the body’s ability to heal itself …

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Becoming Fearless in a World of Chaos

by Helene Verdile Facing fear doesn’t mean bungee jumping from the highest cliff if we are afraid of heights—while that may help in the short term, the root cause of the fear remains. To reclaim our life, we must learn to make friends with our fear and understand it. Become …

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Keys to Understanding Food Sensitivities

by Joseph S. Gulyas Most people would say that they eat well, but still do not understand why symptoms like brain fog, upset stomach or leg cramps continue. Although many of these people may be eating better than they did in the past, the concern is that food sensitivities may …

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Preparation for Conscious Dying

by Pierre Zimmerman Most people don’t think about death and dying in our culture until someone close to them is facing a catastrophic illness or imminent death. Yet we know all of us will die sooner or later. It is everyone’s passport to the next world. Loved ones cannot keep …

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