Music As an Expression of Identity

Since the beginning of time, music has been used as an expression of cultural identity. Ancient tribal societies used music as a foundation for gatherings and to express their history, ethnicity, and cultural beliefs. Music has changed throughout the ages, but the use of music as an essential part of cultural and individual expression has…

Elements of sustainability

To the untrained person, sustainability sounds a lot like going back to an industry-free time in the stone ages and giving up everything modern and relevant to the times. On the contrary sustainability has everything to do with the times we live in. The elements of sustainability are all very clear indicators of this simple…

Most Common Lung Infections

Pneumonia was once one of the most feared of all human diseases. Its death rate was about a third of all those whom it attacked. The germ that caused it is one called a “pneumococcus” which lives ordinarily in the noses and throats of anywhere from five to sixty per cent of people. The condition…

Cosmetic Veneers

What are veneers? Veneers are wafer thin, custom made porcelain shells designed to cover the front of your teeth to improve their appearance; Changing the color, size, shape and / or length. Porcelain veneers are metal free, resist stains and mimic the light reflecting properties of natural teeth. Why would you have dental veneers? Dental…

The Kremlin – Heart of Russia

For those of us who grew up during the “Cold War,” the word “Kremlin” has a particular connotation, not altogether warm and fuzzy. As far as I knew then, it was synonymous with the Soviet government, that cabal of mysterious leaders who, in Khrushchev’s words, would eventually “bury us.” Of course had I bothered, I…

Where to Get an ADHD Diagnosis

Most parents who suspect that their child has ADHD have many questions about signs, symptoms, and where to turn for help. Getting a diagnosis and ruling out other medical or psychological problems is the first step in treating ADHD. There are many places parents can go for help, including medical doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinical…

Spring Cleaning After Divorce

It’s that time of year when we open the windows and enjoy the fresh air! It always made me feel better hearing the birds chirp, smelling the fresh air and cleaning as if it were a new beginning. Well, on a positive note, divorce is a new beginning! Put aside all the emotional feelings like…

A Quick Look at Chiropractic Sports Medicine

The whole idea of healing the body without relying on surgery or medicine is quite practical and worth considering. One of the most used forms of treatment today is chiropractic. Sadly, most people believe that chiropractic care is limited to the treatment of back and neck pain. In this post, we will explain the benefits…

Triggers Of Anxiety And Depression

Everyone goes through stages of anxiety and depression in their lifetime. Feeling like this during times when we have a lot on our plates is usual. Losing a loved one or finding yourself unemployed can lead to emotions of sadness, pain, worry and hopelessness. Usually when someone mentions anxiety or depression we think of something…

The Benefits of a Vegetarian Lifestyle

As a potential vegetarian, you might have asked if it will make a difference if you take meat out of your diet. You may have also wondered what change one new vegetarian in the world can really make. Although many believe it is true that a single additional vegetarian in a United States society filled…

Psychosocial Factors That Promote Successful Aging

There are several psychological and social factors that have been linked to increased individual life expectancy and quality of life in older adults. While the majority of attention in the life extension and successful aging field has focused on physical factors such as exercise, diet, sleep, genetics and so on, there is a growing body…