Topic: Health

Love Your Lungs!

You breathe, on average, 26,000 times a day. Besides powering you through the day, breathing can be a calming meditation or a dangerous practice, depending on the Air Quality Index …

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Psychedelic Microdosing for Health

A good acquaintance of mine—his name’s not Matt, but he’s asked that his real name be withheld, so let’s call him Matt— was having a generally hard time with the pressures of moder …

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Health Notes: November 2016

Fall is the dusk of the seasons, and, oh boy, is our sky alight with beautiful sunsets! Now is a time for drawing in, resting, storing the energy of those sunlit summer days in you …

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Health Notes: How to Stay Healthy this Autumn

Is it just me or are the transition seasons easier for instilling new and releasing old habits? It is of essence this month to consciously take the season change in stride and crea …

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A Doctor with the Time to Listen: A different approach to wellness through naturopathy

“If you want to practice medicine, you better find something else,” an allopathic doctor once adviseded a sincere young pre-med student. Babbie Lester heeded that doctor’s words an …

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More on SUNSCREENS

In the July CATALYST we gave the basic rundown on pros and cons of sunscreen. One of our trusty gingers, Emma Ryder, roadtests a batchful and offers up her opinions.   Physica …

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Sun Block Pool

For a Better Sunscreen, Get Physical

I’m a redhead. A ginger. A freckle-covered sunburn waiting to happen. To bathe my skin in sunscreen everyday is my habit and my curse, but every time I read the back of a sunscreen …

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Comings & Goings: Holistic Health Practi­tion­er Diploma Program at Healing Mountain

Much to current Healing Mountain Massage School students’ delight, Heal­ing Mountain Massage School (HMMS) rolled out a new 1,600-hour diploma program in April. The program emerged …

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Memoirs of a Lucky Man

In the one of the classics of the Hindu religion, the Katha Upani­shad, written some 3,000 years ago, a little boy named Nachiketa meets the Indian deity of Death who is called Yam …

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Aging at Home

When old age, a stroke and an accident resulting in two broken femurs left Cindy Turnquist’s father-in-law unable to complete even modest personal tasks, Turnquist and her family m …

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Can We Prevent Aging?

For most of us, that seems like a strange and perhaps unproductive question. Of course not, should be the obvious answer. Time goes on, we age along with every other living thing ( …

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Natural Health & Beauty: Healthy, Sexy “I do!”

Nothing is more beautiful than a woman in love. To help that beauty shine through naturally on your big day, follow these health and beauty tips. • Confidence and grace will outshi …

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DIY Healthcare: Hangover Cures

Party season is here, and the non-ascetics among us are in the midst of the marathon of indulgence that starts annually after Thanksgiving and runs through the new year. Parties ar …

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