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Savannah Hanson: Beyond specialness, at home within
Savannah Hanson: Beyond specialness, at home within

June 24, 2019

Once you depend on others, you are losing your soul. … You are looking at others — somebody else to save you, somebody else to help you. You go begging without recognizing this whole kingdom...


Dr. Jeff Kane: The valiant battle
Dr. Jeff Kane: The valiant battle

June 24, 2019

For 35 years my medical practice consisted of facilitating support groups for people with cancer and their caregivers. Whether the people who attended group meetings were anxious, depressed, confused, desperate, or peaceful, there was one...





Savannah Hanson: Pressure and the Rings of Fear
Savannah Hanson: Pressure and the Rings of Fear

June 17, 2019

“I went out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head…” — “The Song of Wandering Aengus,” by William Butler Yeats The time has come where we simply must remember to choose...




Study: 3 simple steps could save 94 million lives

June 10, 2019

Doing three relatively easy things could help save 94.3 million people around the world from premature deaths caused by cardiovascular disease, new research suggests. Those lives could be saved over a quarter-century span by scaling...


Jeff Kane: There’s more to aging than being old
Jeff Kane: There’s more to aging than being old

June 10, 2019

If you don’t remember much from your teenage years, it might be because of disorientation caused by rapid changes. You grew by inches seemingly overnight. Your shape kept morphing, so you often felt awkward and...


John Seivert: The healing powers of nature
John Seivert: The healing powers of nature

June 10, 2019

Now that spring has finally sprung, and we are 10 days from the summer solstice, I wanted to help motivate you all to get outside and feel nature. Last week Phil Carville wrote about the...



Wolf Mountain Day Spa
Wolf Mountain Day Spa

June 4, 2019

We are living in stressful times. Right now, you are probably filled with tension.  Take a deep breath, relax your shoulders, sit up straight, feel the tension leaving your body.  There, isn’t that better?  Now...



Men’s health: Cancer prevention, screening key
Men’s health: Cancer prevention, screening key

June 3, 2019

June is National Men’s Health Month – a great time for men to take steps toward becoming more proactive in their health and wellness. A good place to start is with cancer prevention and screening....


Savannah Hanson: I am here for you
Savannah Hanson: I am here for you

June 3, 2019

The latest quickening of Light energy pouring on to the planet has many struggling in confusion, depression, anxiety, despair, feeling shell shocked. A few will experience it as a lightening, a sense of greater aliveness,...




Jeff Kane: Caregivers need caregivers
Jeff Kane: Caregivers need caregivers

May 27, 2019

I was writing a piece about caregiving, and wanted to add a photo of a caregiver to it. After viewing several hundred available images, I began to get a funny feeling. The photos showed caregivers...