Evaluate your Sleep Habits

Have you been getting eight hours of sleep each night? How about anywhere close to eight hours? When I become mind weary, I can usually look back and track the days I’ve been burning the midnight oil just a little too long. Part of my mind weariness is actually caused by sleep deprivation or interrupted […]

What Types of Infections Should you use Herbs for?

Skin Infections, Colds, Bronchitis, Ear Infections, Diarrhea, Sore Throats Infections of the skin are the easiest way to use antibiotic herbs. These infections include fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and jock itch.

An Article on Juice Therapy, Part 2

All-Natural Lemonade 3-4 apples 1/2 lemon With no sugar added, this can be a strong drink, but you can add water to dilute it without losing any flavor.

Do You Want to Lose Weight?

So … you think you want to lose weight? Maybe I can change your mind before the end of this article. In the weight management classes I teach at the YMCA, I help students learn that they need to lose the goal to lose … and gain the goal to gain.

An Article on Juice Therapy, Part 1

Juice Therapy will help you achieve better nutrition and better health. Certain types of juices have even been known to help people with cancer and other illnesses due to the phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals and enzymes they contain. Nutritionists, doctors and the FDA encourage us to have five helpings of fruits and vegetables a day for […]

Things To Remember When Facing An Assailant, Part 2

Every man has had a mother, sister or wife who has been told all her life that the way to get away from an attacker is to kick him in the groin. This can be an affective move if you are lucky. Unfortunately every man expects that as the first defensive move from a woman. […]

Things To Remember When Facing An Assailant, Part 1

To begin with, I would like to say no written article or $29.95 video can ever take the place of a qualified instructor of the martial arts. For those reading this I would also like to emphasize that a little knowledge can be helpful but it can also be harmful.

Getting the Most from Tai Chi Practice

There are many ways to do Tai Chi. Whether it’s a type like Tai Chi Chuan with its many styles and forms, or Tai Chi Chih that allows movement in a tiny space.

Thunder, Lightning and Me, Part 2

Not only did I have to cope with the driving rain, which made morning seem as night, but now I faced the prospect of electrocution. What was even worse is that there were trees all around me; so one lucky strike could also spell an untimely end for me. These were dangerous conditions for a […]

Thunder, Lightning and Me, Part 1

As an intrepid runner, you are in a constant war with nature. You might be the most anal conservationist as I am, but you are at war with nature each time you don those short and shoes and tank top and decide to brave the elements for a few good miles of solid running. There […]