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.

Healing with Herbs, Part 8: Herbal Medicines and the Law


A voluntary code of ethics has been proposed and advertising would enlist the help of retailers in avoiding the sort of advertising that preys on people desperate for help. Such regulations offers a middle ground on which herbal medicines can stand.