Wholeheartedness


In looking for ways to give a fuller shape to my sense of a sentient and living universe, I have often used the word “wholeness”. I like that word because a whole shapes a relationship between all its parts bringing them to a fullness and new expression. But even that connectedness can grow stiff when it […]

How to Make Your Own Dandruff Shampoo


By Dr. Cathleen V. Carr, MA JD MscD – American Eastern Institute “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.” Traditional Physician advice Everybody knows that aspirin is used as an analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains.  Many of us know it is used as an antipyretic to reduce fever.  Some of us […]

How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease


New research reveals that lifestyle factors play a significant role in protecting your brain as you age. You can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by eating right, exercising, staying mentally and socially active, and keeping stress in check.

Vitamin D and Disease: What the Current Research Shows


Can high doses of vitamin D prevent, treat or delay a wide variety of conditions and diseases affecting virtually every part of the body? This question gets to the heart of the vitamin D debate. On one side of the debate are researchers who for years have been advocating higher intakes and blood levels of […]

How often do you think about death?


In order to live a well balanced life – the holistic ideal- it is important to think about death so that we may live more fully.

Basic Caring for the Caregiver Tips


Preventive health measures are important while providing care for another person. These include immunization, all the regularly scheduled check-ups, and recommended screenings, telling your doctor you are a caregiver and talking to him/her if you are feeling depressed or nervous.

How Long Will You Live In Good Health?


Growing Old In Good Health: The Great Disparity The lowest ‘years of healthy life’ is seen in Estonia, where the age is 59 years for men and 61 for women. In Denmark, by contrast, those values rise to 73 years for men and 74 years for women. The UK is higher than the European average […]