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Nature Made

Human beings have a special connection to our planet that is often ignored and under-explored. We have been given an incredible opportunity to experience the world around us, yet many of us hunker down inside and play video games or stare aimlessly at the TV. In active addiction, didn’t we do enough of this? It is said that we are …Read More

Lessons of Life You Gain from Fishing

Lessons of Life You Gain from Fishing

Nothing quite captures the essence of serenity like fishing.  Surrounded by the sound of water in cool shade while you anticipate a bite makes fishing one of the most peaceful experiences on earth.  Fishing is very meditative giving a person ample time to think about life.  Here are five lessons for life that fishing teaches. How to form a plan …Read More

How Much Time Should I Meditate for it to be Effective?

How Much Time Should I Meditate for it to be Effective?

The benefits of meditation are well established, both scientifically and anecdotally. Whether it’s mindfulness meditation, Taoist or Zen meditation, or transcendental meditation, those who practice it daily report lower levels of stress, anxiety, and depression, and greater feelings of peace and serenity. Meditation improves concentration and mental clarity – and who can’t use more of that? How often, and how …Read More

Healthy Families vs Unhealthy Families

Healthy Families vs Unhealthy Families

Many who picture their families think of great outdoor barbeques with no clouds in the sky and soft grass underfoot.  For others, the idea of family is dad in his chair with a beer watching TV for hours on end, sibling rivalries, and mom is nowhere to be seen. Building a support system in treatment is key.  Many will think …Read More