KID TALK

How to Communicate with a Child Dudley Evenson didn’t set out to devise a strategy to foster constructive, nurturing communications between parents and their offspring. Yet as she and her husband, Dean, raised their three children decades ago, timeless guiding …

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Five Reasons to Love a Cat

They Bring Health and Happiness Home Companionship Loneliness is never a problem with a cat around. “Cats need to be fed, have litter changed and be brushed,” says Lisa Bahar, a therapist and clinical counselor at Lisa Bahar Marriage and …

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Pillow Self-Talk

Three Questions to Ponder Before Sleeping Asking ourself three purposeful questions before retiring each night can help us rest content knowing that although we may not have lived our day perfectly, we did live it well. 1. What are three …

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True Cellular Detoxification

True cellular detoxification, perhaps the holy grail of health, is what many individuals and health practitioners are pursuing today. In order to be equipped for the quest, it is necessary to understand toxicity and the role it plays in ill …

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Moving Through MENOPAUSE

Exercising Reduces Symptoms Transitioning through menopause and the years of perimenopausal hormone fluctuation leading up to the finale can be physically and emotionally challenging for many women. Consistently following a healthy diet and positive lifestyle are important, but health researchers, …

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PERSONALIZED HEALTH CARE

Functional Medicine Leads the Way Historical Overview During the last 25 years, a less drug-based grassroots model for dealing with chronic illnesses in the U.S. has emerged. First labeled holistic, the movement gained momentum as alternative approaches morphed into being …

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HEALING THE HARD STUFF

Natural Approaches Resolve Major Illnesses Although alternative healing modalities may be recognized by natural health enthusiasts as a preferred approach to treatment, in the face of major health issues, even they tend to join the crowd that’s turning first to …

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AMAZING CHANGES

Amazing Changes is a collaborative collection of independent business owners that are dedicated to serving Treasure Valley residents and the business community in the areas of personal growth, business growth and spiritual transformation. All Amazing Changes partners are experienced coaches …

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Waterborne Drugs

Meds in Urban Streams Drive Microbial Resistance A new study published in the journal Ecosphere confirms that in urban streams, persistent pharmaceutical pollution can cause aquatic microbial communities to become resistant to drugs. Researchers evaluated the presence of pharmaceuticals, including …

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