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Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. Empty. Physically exhausted. Emotionally drained. Your brain is tired, your heart hurts. Caregivers often sacrifice their own health to serve and love those who need consistent special care. These are family members taking care of a loved one; these are the front line health More >

Diabetes

October 29th, 2018 by Amanda Erickson

Sugar (glucose) in the blood is used as fuel for the brain, muscles and most other cells of the body. Constant stress – physical and emotional – and/or poor diet and lack of exercise can create a situation where the brain, heart and cells of the body need more fuel. When assisting those with diabetes, More >

Healthy Breasts

October 29th, 2018 by Amanda Erickson

“The number one cause of breast cancer is a broken heart.” ~ Dr. Dick Versendaal It is the job of the medical field to manage disease. Wellness, however is the daily job of balancing the body so there is no dis-ease. Breasts are indicators of the health of the body. They are also holders of More >

“The job of your adrenal glands is to convert your cholesterol into hormones and keep you young. When hormones disappear, you’re either lacking cholesterol or you have an excess of cholesterol that your adrenals are not using to make hormones.” ~ Dr. Dick Versendaal Evidence has shown that cholesterol is necessary for life and health. More >

“Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.” Bill Gates According to the Arthritis Foundation, a child injured at age 15 could have osteoarthritis as early as age 25 to 30. This is not okay. Children have falls and injuries; some more serious than others. Osteoarthritis will develop in some and not in others, even if the More >

“Your bladder is the only organ that empties your anger, your pity parties, your emotions, your hurts, your poisons and toxins; everything that shouldn’t be in your body your bladder gets rid of.  If your bladder doesn’t do this, it will be released by your skin.” Dr. Dick Versendaal One of the main triggers for More >

Yoga seems to be one of those activities that you either love or loathe. For those who don’t seem to know a whole lot about it, they might describe it as relaxing breathing techniques or weird poses. There are those who are only there for relaxation and flexibility improvement. Though these are extremely important, the More >

Have the flu or looking to avoid catching the unwelcome virus? Essential oils should be your one-stop-shop solution! Bacteria and viruses are constantly adapting and evolving. Flu vaccines don’t always build an immune response to the correct strain; and even when they do, you need to support your body for better effectiveness. Why You Should More >