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Acupressure points to reduce stress

Long ago, when your hunter-gatherer ancestors came across a bear in the woods, they experienced what is now called stress: elevated heart rate, quick breathing, and tense muscles. This response quickened their reflexes, spurring them to fight or run—which would ...

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Health & Stress

Occasional stress is a part of every life, and can help you focus and take action. But chronic stress can lead to disease and disorder. Learn more about chronic stress, including ways to address it naturally.

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A natural remedy for anxiety: Melissa Officinalis

Lemon balm herbal remedies

Lemon balm is a perennial herb, part of the mint family, that is native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean region. Its leaves, which have a mild aroma similar to that of lemons, contain compounds that have a soothing effect.

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Olive leaf extract

Olivo

I have heard that olive leaf extract is an excellent immune system builder and can help fight off colds and flu symptoms. I have tried it, and it does seem to help. What can you tell me about this herb ...

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Wellness Walking

Walking 45 brisk minutes a day is quite simply the best practice I can imagine for a lifetime of health.

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Light therapy

Goddess Light Therapy

Light therapy (also known as phototherapy or bright light therapy) uses light boxes emitting full-spectrum light similar in composition to sunlight.

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Natural insomnia treatments

Sleeping Insomnia Treatments

Insomnia is a relatively common sleeping disorder, affecting about one-third of the adult population worldwide. Around 10 to 20 percent of adults with insomnia experience severe sleeplessness.

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Can fashion impacts health?

Chiara

Fashion certainly can be frivolous. Women are much more subject to the dictates of fashion than men and are often persuaded to wear and do things that aren’t good for them – super-high heels come to mind.

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7 effective ways to protect your immune system

Immune system

Hundreds of studies over the past decade have found that the level of stress or comfort we feel in our lives influences our immune cells.

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Forest therapy

“Forest therapy,” sometimes called “forest bathing,” comes from Japan, where researchers are studying the physiological impact of spending time in the woods.

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