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Gluten Free Just a Trend

Is Gluten-Free just a trend?

By Khloe Beaird

A study from Medical News Today was recently released that suggests consumers should not adhere to a gluten-free diet unless they have celiac disease. The research was done over a 26-year period and it measured the gluten consumption of participants every four years. Researchers concluded that avoiding gluten was not a healthy choice for people…

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Stressed About Finances

How healthier finances lead to a healthier you

By Jean Schertz

Would you agree that financial stress can reduce the productivity and even the overall health of your employees? Professional reports reveal this to be a significant, but often overlooked, concern. Lockton Retirement Services states that one in five workers report feeling extremely stressed – primarily because of their finances and job. Importantly, they report feeling…

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Dreamer

Being a Dreamer is good (to a point).

By Farrakh Khawaja

I am a dreamer. Seriously. I am the guy that can go outside the office, lay down on the grass and watch the clouds roll by while dreaming about possibilities. If you look at my desk, you would see it’s filled with ideas and opportunities. The problem with me (and it’s always been a problem),…

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Money Tree

Do you have a Conscious Relationship with Money?

By Jean Schertz

Has money defined your life? It has the power to base where you live, and what we do in our spare time as well as who your friends are and who you can help. Do you worry about how to use money? Your spiritual life is your moral compass and assists in your judgments. Pay…

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Mom and Daughters

7 Tips for Raising Resilient Girls

By Khloe Beaird

When it comes to the health of my daughters, I am constantly trying to find the right balance between making healthy choices and allowing my girls to be strong and make some of their own choices. As their mom, it is my responsibility to protect them and guide them, but as a working and social…

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Signs of Bipolar Disorder

By Sayed Shah

Depression, ADHD, mood swings, bipolar disorder – a vast majority of us are familiar with these terms, we hear them quite often in our daily lives, but what do we know about them? In the United States more than six million people are officially diagnosed with bipolar disorder. However, this number probably is much higher,…

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Eating right for Working Moms

Working Mom’s: 7 tips to make you a healthier eater at work

By Khloe Beaird

My mom was the greatest in so many ways. One of the great things she did was pack my lunch for me all through elementary school, middle school and even high school. Ha! She would send me notes on a napkin and put them in my lunch box that said things like, “Have a great…

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Dr. Shah on the Love Lust and Laughter Show

By Dr. Sayed Shah

Dr. Sayed Shah, MD and Dr. Diana discussed how gut health impacts our sexuality, as well as other important aspects of our lives. Last month Dr. Diana gave a keynote speech for Mandala Integrative Medicine’s “Women’s Integrative Lifestyle Forum” in Iowa. The focus of this interview was on how gut and sexual health are linked.…

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Financial Wellness

The Real Meaning of Financial Wellness

By Jean Schertz

First, what is financial health?  It is simply the state of a person or company’s finances.  Someone with good financial health deals with their finances on a day to day basis making payments on time, and knows how to manage their money.  Someone with poor financial health usually owes a lot of money, not focused…

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