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  • Man-Made EMF Radiofrequency Radiation: Natural Protection from Electropollution

    Our bodies and brains generate electro-magnetic fields within us and around us. We live in the Earth’s natural magnetic field and from the beginning we have been dependent on this environment. However, we have now created a vast global network of man-made electromagnetic fields – the greatest polluting element in the earth’s environment. The human body electric and the Earth’s body electric have been damaged.   ~ Wireless Radiation Rescue – Safeguard Your Family from Electropollution, Kerry Crofton, PhD (2011), quoting Robert O. Becker, MD, a leading bioelectromagnetics expert.   Especially with the recent introduction and anticipated increased presence...

  • Relax with the Call of the Loons at The Lake House at Ferry Point

    Rebecca Daniels had dreamed of running a Bed and Breakfast for a long time. She always enjoyed traveling around the world and staying in unique places and her experience in hospitality and the service industry had prepared her for the role as an Innkeeper. After living in various parts of the country, she settled in Massachusetts and realized she wanted to be in New England to fulfill this dream. Her parents, Monty and Jeannette, grew up in the Midwest and lived in many places around the country during Monty’s work in the shopping center industry. His experience in the...

  • Stress Could Be Causing Your Infertility

    Quarantine, protests, virtual or no work/school, riots, face mask wearing. . . Demands, expectations, uncertainties, and judgement from others. . . I want to be pregnant, when is it my turn, none of this is fair. . . Life is full of constant change, how you are able to cope and adapt to change is imperative for a healthy reproductive system. Each day you are faced, and often challenged, with events and situations that result in a beautiful cascade of biochemical pathways adapted from centuries of human development. Unfortunately, due to the non-stop nature of the current Information Age,...

  • Elder Scams: What You Need to Know

    It can happen to anyone, no one is truly scam proof. For almost an entire year my 90-year-old grandfather was the victim of a phone scam. He mailed thousands of dollars in cash to a stranger who claimed to be an FBI agent, who needed money to keep my uncle from losing his job, tarnishing his good name, and going to jail. Sounds a bit fishy, right? Because it is! My grandfather, unfortunately, fell under this stranger’s spell and for months willingly mailed huge sums of his life savings to a P.O. Box in South Florida. Thanks to a...

  • Investing for Today’s Woman

    Who is today’s woman, and why is investing so important for her well-being? Today’s woman is a competent, perpetual decision-maker. She continuously makes priority calls around how to spend her limited time and energy on the relationships and activities that enable her to live her life with intention, on her terms. Today’s woman has a strategic, long-term mindset. She realizes women live longer than ever before in history and she is experiencing this reality first-hand. At the same time today’s woman is tending to her own needs, she often finds herself providing financial and/or caretaker assistance to children, aging...

  • Online Therapy is Not the Wave of the Future, It is Now

    You wear many hats. You have a career, you are a parent, you are a friend, a son/daughter, a leader, an organizer, a planner. You know how to show up for others and to get it done. You can remember the mornings when you were rushing out of your front door for work with five bags in hand. The struggle of cross referencing your social/family calendar before confirming your next meet up with your friends that you haven’t seen in a while. The exhaustive collapse onto your bed at night, thinking back on your whirlwind of a day. You...

  • How Telling Your Life Story Can Heal Your Pain

    Have you ever told stories from your life to someone and that person said to you, “Wow, you should write a book?” Perhaps writing a book is not the next logical step in your life, but for sure, you have a life story that has filled your days with thought-provoking events and outcomes. These events are not always glamorous; in fact, they might be riddled with drama and trauma. Our life experiences consist of good, bad, and ugly moments. As a life coach, I know that all three of these types of experiences make for excellent teaching material in...

  • What the Autumn Equinox Teaches Us About Love

    Since the autumn equinox is the time of equal day and night, it’s easy to assume its connection to love is that it’s a 50/50 deal. You do your part, I’ll do mine. We’ll get love right if we meet eachother’s needs equally. But that’s the human world’s definition, not nature’s. The human world has groomed us to be concerned with managing risk and jockeying for advantage, and calling it love. If we’re honest, we’ll recognize how often we find ourselves peering at eachother over tightly clutched clipboards, tallying wins and losses in relationships, keeping lengthy records of resentment...

  • Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen: Embracing Empathy in Leadership

    The year 2020 is focusing an intense spotlight on the cracks in American culture, and the need for change couldn’t be more urgent. Leaders are challenged by the loss of human life, by economic despair, and by the countless disturbances, large and small, created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The additional energy created by activists worldwide seeking positive change in the face of police brutality is reshaping society’s ethical fabric unlike anything in recent memory. As tensions mount, there is increasing curiosity on what it means to be a truly effective leader. The answer is empathy. Compassion in End-Of-Life Care...

  • Advocating Care for Your Aging Parent

    Family caregivers often accompany their parent to their doctor appointments and possibly even sit in the exam room with them. It is important to be prepared, especially when you are advocating care for someone else. Below are 12 suggestions on what to do before, during and after a visit with the doctor. Before Make sure your loved one has a release of information signed in their medical records. Pack a go-bag that includes a list of your loved one’s current medications and a change of clothing in case of any accidents while away from home. Write down any questions...

  • Ask Dana: A Column Where Personal Finance & Life Intersect

    Financial Life Planning connects the dots between our financial realities and the lives we long to live. Life Planning focuses on the human side of financial planning. This is where we can tap into our inspirational fire. This is where the magic happens. The creator of this movement is George Kinder, CFP®. He is the recipient of numerous awards for leadership in the financial planning industry and is famous for his 3 Questions, which I will include for you at the end of this column. The 3 Questions are an integral part of the Kinder Institute of Life Planning’s...

  • Acupuncture Plays a Strong Role in Treating Pain, Cancer and Chronic Illnesses

    Natural therapies are underutilized as effective treatment for patients experiencing chronic health conditions. Effective complementary therapies such as acupuncture address the underlying causes of illnesses as well as the symptoms. Natural therapies used with traditional medicines and alone see the whole person; mentally, emotionally, and physically. Chronic illnesses related to stress and environmental toxins have increased dramatically. Natural therapies address the root causes of these chronic illnesses and can be used successfully as primary care or as an integral component of an overall care plan for patients who are not healing and thriving in traditional therapies. The idea of...

  • Got Chronic Pain? Try Rolfing® For Fast, Natural Relief

    Every week my office phone rings or the emails come in from people with chronic, longstanding pain wanting to know more about Rolfing®. They have heard this or that or just found it on an internet search and have the need to know more. Part of my job is to educate people about this work, explain why it works and point out that it has had a devout following for pain relief since the early 1970’s when the Rolf Institute was founded in Boulder, Colorado. We Rolfers, those trained in the teachings of Dr. Ida P. Rolf, see the...

  • How the Crystal Amethyst BioMat Saved My Back

    It was typical for Adrienne not to sleep through the night, but one-night last December she woke with excruciating pain in her lower back and down her leg. Through many doctor’s visits and trips to the ER, she came to learn that she had experienced 3 bulging discs and 1 herniated disc in her lower back. As an Integrated Energy Therapist, Adrienne knew that the body can be the vessel to hold many unprocessed traumas and stress. She started tapping into all the holistic approaches she could research. One of the biggest shifts came when she was able to...

  • The Perseverance Diet

    In today’s world climate, it is easy to feel as if you are suffocating with the extraordinary demands of life. Yet we all find a way, don’t we? One way or another life moves forward and changes at every turn regardless of race, religion, age, or place. So how is it that some are making headway while others struggle to put one foot in front of the other? I will give you the 12 steps to persevere now and in the future. As a transformation coach I am not going to tell you what you can’t do, but what...

  • Hoffman SummerWood: A Unique Culture of Caring

    When it comes to living out the golden years, families are favoring senior living communities for the independent lifestyle that offers endless opportunities for enrichment. Hoffman SummerWood, located at 160 Simsbury Road in West Hartford features spacious, one to two-bedroom apartments complete with a full kitchen and private bathroom. A warm and inviting community, SummerWood offers Independent Living, as well as a variety of individualized health and wellness services for Assisted Living. We support our residents to “gracefully age in place,” in that there is no need to move apartments if resident wellness needs change. Hoffman SummerWood is an...

  • Qigong for Healthy Aging

    Qigong is on people’s minds these days. It’s in the news and at your local Y or maybe at your yoga center. What is qigong? Whereas tai chi is a routine that is followed from start to finish, qigong is slow moving exercises which open blockages of energy, self-massage along our acupuncture pathways, conscious breathing and focusing on being present in the body. Anyone can pick up qigong easily without any experience and can be practiced by the very old and the very young. You don’t have to be flexible or in good shape and it can even be...

  • Managing Stress and Anxiety in Children

    Life is full of many experiences, both happy and stressful. They are a part of everyday life for both adults and children. Learning how to manage stress is a key life skill. For many children, it can be challenging coping with stressful situations and can lead to anxiety. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders in children. Stress and anxiety can have many effects on overall health, and they can lead to a disruption in sleep, immunity, gastrointestinal health and more. With all this in mind, there are many ways in which we can help children...