Winter Solstice

The Solstice is a moment, a passing, a turning point. The word literally means “sun standing” – the day when the sun appears to stop moving in the sky as it turns back in a slow journey towards summer. The …

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Hope Re-kindled

Have you recently observed young children playing in the park or a baby learning how to walk? Typically, there is an abundance of determination, optimism, and a sense of hope as they attempt to master the task, fail, and try …

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A Christmas Wish

by Robert Hughes  In 1948, the Indian subcontinent won its independence from British rule. At the time India was a nation with two major religions… Hinduism and Islam… and several smaller ones, including the Jain and Sikh religions. All efforts …

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“Fresh Scent” Toxins in Your Home

Scented laundry and personal products release carcinogens, study finds. … Studies suggests scented laundry items contain carcinogens that waft through vents, potentially raising cancer risk. Scented products increase health risk through touch and inhalation.

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Waste-Free Feasting

How to Reduce Holiday Food Waste by Yvette C. Hammett The heaping platters that cheerfully mark the holidays have an unfortunate downside: Americans increase their waste by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the U.S. Environmental …

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Refresh Holiday Traditions

Celebrating classic holiday traditions the same way we always have—and maybe the way our parents and grandparents did—is part of the rich family heritage we pass on to our children. These family rituals are binding, grounding, memorable and much more…

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Beyond Calcium

Full-Spectrum Bone Health by Marlaina Donato Our bones are the foundation that supports our bodies and the quality of our lives. Unlike the brick and mortar and bedrock of a building, the human skeletal system is living tissue that breaks …

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