Posts Categorized: Wellness

The Heart Health Test Most Docs Don’t Order, But Should

The typical blood test for heart health measures cholesterol levels, aka lipids: the HDL (“good cholesterol”) and LDL (“bad cholesterol”).  The test results are just three numbers: HDL, LDL and Total cholesterol. Can 3 numbers give a full and accurate view of your cardiovascular health? I don’t think so. While these numbers can be helpful,… Read more »

3 Steps to Turn Turmoil to Peace

“Peace.  What does it mean to you?” This was the question posed to me by a friend who asked me to write a guest blog post for her writers’ site Romancing the Genres.  July’s theme was ‘Peace’ As you might surmise from this blog’s title, it was a journey and an adventure, that ultimately led… Read more »

Bottled Water Causes Health Problems, But This Is Worse!

The temperature was over 95 degrees as I walked past these pallets of plastic water bottles at the big retail store entrance.  I nearly fainted, but not from the heat!! My entire being was cringing at the rising level of poisons being released into those water bottles that many people would end up taking into… Read more »

Let Us Fly Like Eagles and Lead with Love

I firmly believe that we are in the midst of a deep transformation and healing, a time to amplify our awareness, our love and our role in the uplifting of humankind. This recent Note from the Universe echoes my belief perfectly: Primitive societies live by the Rule of Might, and the strong prevail. Advanced societies… Read more »

Water Tests, Sandy OR Style

Having your spring or well water tested doesn’t need to be a big chore, especially if you live in or around the Sandy OR area.  The City of Sandy makes this so easy by offering a sample pick-up and drop-off service.  Alexin Analytical Laboratories performs the testing. Here are the steps to utilizing this great, free… Read more »