Healing a Cold Naturally

“OLD-FOLK” WISDOM: How to Heal a Cold, Naturally

by LIVING HEALTHon June 2, 2017
In this installment article of our series: OLD-FOLK Wisdom, I am going to explain how you can heal a cold in a natural way, the way my grandmother used to do at the farm. Recently, my family and I made a trip with friends to a location on top of a mountain where it is currently winter. We were […]

Papaya Is A Remedy for Constipated Intestine

A Jammed Gut: In More Technical Terms, A Constipated Intestine

by LIVING HEALTHon March 28, 2017
A Constipated Intestine or as they say in Portuguese: “A Jammed Gut” Jammed Gut or a Constipated Intestine is a problem that people have suffered from, for generations. Some inherit a lazy intestine while others abuse their digestive system. Note: For a list of foods that cause a constipated intestine, go to the bottom of this article. […]

Yoga Heart Frame

FIND YOUR CORE: Healing Your Heart(s) with Yoga

by LIVING HEALTHon January 13, 2017
Healing Your Heart with Yoga—not only the blood-pumping organ in your chest, but also the emotional heart that emanates love and compassion, and is subject to heartache and heartbreak.—Charity Poole “The Way is not in the sky.  The way is in the heart.”—Buddha Healing Your Heart With Yoga: Yoga Helps Heal the Heart, in both […]

Radiate Happy Living

by LIVING HEALTHon December 8, 2016
What is RADIATE HAPPY LIVING? This is Radiate Happy Living’s history. Two teenagers from Miami, Florida, Felipe Barreneche and Alana Lima, decided to stand up and take action against the health crisis facing our rising youth today. They formed a community service project, with the mission to create a fun way to keep kids active and educate them on […]

Christmas in Brazil Meal

Old-Folk Wisdom: Christmas at the Farm

by LIVING HEALTHon December 1, 2016
This is how Christmas was celebrated before industrialization At the end of the year, Christmas is always a good opportunity to: gather the family, get the conversation up to date forgive past mistakes create new challenges and above all express gratitude and love one for another. This is exactly how it was at my grandparents’ farm. Rustic […]

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Old-Folk Wisdom: Memories That Are Good for the Heart

by LIVING HEALTHon November 2, 2016
Memories That Are Good for the Heart Heart disease is the number one health issue in many countries. Some attribute it to poor nutrition, others to stress, or even a combination of both. There are many things that are bad for the heart, but there are also many things that are good. One of them is […]

Journeying Into Yoga

FIND YOUR CORE: Journeying into Yoga

by LIVING HEALTHon October 28, 2016
“Educate yourself on the various styles of yoga classes that are offered, and pick a class that peaks your interest. You can try different styles and then decide which you like best.”—Charity Poole Where Do You Start Your Yoga Practice? So you have decided to begin a yoga practice, and are wondering where to start. If […]

Bicycling at the Beach

Keep on Moving: Bicycling

by LIVING HEALTHon October 27, 2016
Bicycling has become a phenomenon in the last ten years. If you are driving anywhere in the United States, especially in California, you will see someone or a group in their official jersey tight attire, helmet and gloves, pedaling in the designated bike lanes. This article is for the less hardcore cyclist. I would refer […]

Scary Spooky Soy Monster

Spooky, Scary Soy Monster or Men, How Does Soy Affect Your Sperm?

by LIVING HEALTHon October 20, 2016
“The body can deal with soy only if eaten occasionally and in small amounts.”—Jessica Stamm, Stamm Nutrition Sperm Health In Question I have received an unusual number of inquiries regarding sperm health. I’m not sure what it is about the fall that makes men so urgently concerned about sperm health, but I’m happy to help answer their […]

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga Is For Everyone

by LIVING HEALTHon October 14, 2016
Not Just for The Flexible For those who think yoga is not for them: “We may not all be flexible of body, but we can all be flexible of mind.”—Charity Poole When I first began a dedicated yoga practice, I was stiff, inflexible, and lacking in confidence. What I did have going for me was […]