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12 Psychological Benefits of Houseplants

In Mindfulness, Wellness by Joey Doherty, MA, LPC, CWC7 Comments

For thousands of years, humans have been bringing plants indoors to benefit their lives. Numerous studies have shown that people who have houseplants are more satisfied with life than those without plants in their homes. But why is this? We intuitively know that houseplants are good for our mental wellness, but may not know why. The following are 12 reasons …

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How Overeating Leads to Colon Cancer

In Health, Nutrition by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

It’s all about the gut-brain axis…your gut carries the majority of your immune cells and serotonin neurotransmitters. Food quite literally controls our brains and moods. A new study published in the Cancer Research journal finally answers the link between obesity and colon cancer. Doctors have noted for years that colon cancer sufferers often have decreased dietary fiber, increased carbohydrate consumption …

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Herbal Tea – The Amazing Benefits

In Alternative Medicine, Health, Nutrition by Gus Vogt1 Comment

Drink your medicine! Herbal tea has been used in alternative medicine to treat everything from cancer to constipation for thousands of years. Not only is a warm cup of tea great tasting, but studies have shown that tea may protect against heart disease, Alzheimer’s and many types of cancer and other diseases. Certain herbal teas can even boost the immune …

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The Pesky Pests That Cause Disease: What You Can Do About It

In Alternative Medicine, Health by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

How Does an Acute Infection Produce a Chronic Problem? In the age of awakening, it seems everyone is finding their own personal truth about health and productive life changes. It is quite frustrating that often even with the strictest of GMO free, organic, gluten free, vegan or vegetarian diet, we are still unable to overcome some persistent health issues. Most …