Salutogenesis: The Study of How We Can Create Well-Being

If you’re like most people, you spend a fair amount of time trying to avoid illness and disease. As with a child’s dot-to-dot book, you follow the dots from the first number to the end point. In the dot-to-dot book of disease, you find that advanced gum disease connects to diabetes, for instance, and missing […]

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Goodbye, Resolutions! Hello, Habits!

About half of us make New Year’s resolutions. Two-thirds of them have something or other to do with fitness – lose weight, exercise more, stop smoking…that kind of thing. And by this time of year, 1 in every 3 of us gives up. Even most of us who keep on ultimately fail to reach our […]

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Less Stress, More Joy This Holiday Season

Winter is the time of year when your body naturally wants to slow down. Yet all too often, the holidays demand we be go-go-go. There are parties to go to and visits to make. There’s the cooking and baking, shopping and wrapping. There’s decorating the home and volunteering to do. There are holy services and […]

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10 Ways to Find More – & Deeper – Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Can We Live Thanksgiving? We all remember the story of the meal that brought Native Americans and Pilgrims together. But with the busy-ness of planning the holiday meal, what we tend to forget is the Pilgrims’ deep gratitude for that meal. This Thanksgiving as we gather around full tables with loved ones to eat turkey […]

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5 Facets of a Healthy Lifestyle

We all say we want to be “healthy,” but what does that really mean? Is “health” just the absence of illness? If so, then there are a lot of unhealthy people here in the US, where about half of all adults have at least one chronic disease. In fact, continues the CDC, 70% of all […]

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5 Facets of a Healthy Lifestyle

Repost We all say we want to be “healthy,” but what does that mean? Is “health” just the absence of illness? If so, then there are a lot of unhealthy people here in the US, where almost half of all adults have at least one chronic disease. In fact, continues the CDC, 70% of all […]

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4 Holistic Health & Wellness Blogs to Know About

Allow us to take a break and do a little bit of promotion here – not for our office but a few of Dr. E’s colleagues and past guest writers with new or expanded blogs on holistic health and wellness. They’ve a lot of knowledge and wisdom to share! Biological Dentist is from the office […]

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Thanks/Giving

Originally posted November 2010 It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost here in the US. While not all Americans observe this holiday, most of us will do the “traditional” thing of spending time with family and friends, eating a lot, visiting, reminiscing, maybe watching the Macy’s parade in the morning and a football game […]

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We All Say We Want to Be “Healthy”…

…but what does that mean? Is “health” just the absence of illness? If so, then there are a lot of unhealthy people here in the US, where almost half of all adults have at least one chronic disease. In fact, continues the CDC, 70% of all deaths each year are caused by such diseases, especially […]

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On Being a Life-Long Learner

A lot of people seem to think that once you’re done with school, you’re done learning. But in truth, as Jiddu Krishnamurti taught, “there is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to […]

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