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Gratitude: An Inspirational Short Film


This great film reminds us that taking the time to be in awe of life's small, special gifts will bring you back to your source. To the place of bewilderment that we all have in us and too often look over. This place of beauty, peace and contentment will remind you that life is good. Situations, stresses are temporary. Gratitude echoes on.
Brother David Steindl-Rast's spoken words, Gary Malkin's musical compositions and Louie Schwartzberg's cinematography make this a stunningly beautiful piece, reminding us of the precious gift of life, and the beauty all around us.

"If you learn to respond as... Read More

Sun Exposure Reduces Pancreatic Cancer Risk


Although statistics may vary, most experts say about 95 % of people with pancreatic cancer will die from it. As one of the worst (not that any of them are 'good') cancers you can be diagnosed with, its best to be proactive and prevent it. A great way, that's free is with some good ol' sunshine.
The health benefits of vitamin D are almost becoming too numerous to count, with yet another new study presented at the recent American Association for Cancer Research Pancreatic Cancer Conference in Lake Tahoe, Nev., shedding light on the hormone's specific anti-cancer benefits. According to... Read More

11 Interesting Facts About Breathing



We know we must breathe to live, but aside from that most people know few facts about the process aside from oxygen in and carbon dioxide out. Check out some very fascinating facts below to give you some more insight into what is going on when we breathe!
1. Breathing has very little to do with oxygen. Air has 21% oxygen and the body only needs 5%. It’s all about Carbon Dioxide!

2. Breathing through the mouth can, over time, create a shrinking of the jaw – hence resulting in crooked teeth (or a relapse after having your braces removed).

3. Breathing... Read More

Raw, Cannabis Juice the True Form of Medical Marijuana


This short and very informative video will give you a perspective of medical marijuana that you may have not ever thought about. Kristen Peskuski of Cannabis International shares her story of dealing with joint inflammation and an array of autoimmune conditions such as Systemic Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, at 16 years old. She was on over 40 different medications, developed steroid toxicity, and was even bed-ridden. Then she began to juice raw cannabis leaves…

The key to a wider spread acceptance of marijuana legally and as medicine is in understanding what happens when you DON’T heat the plant. Heating the plant... Read More

Test Your Water IQ (Infographic)


Of all the water in the world, its estimated that less than 1% is available for human consumption. That may be the reason its nickname is 'blue gold'. So how do we continue to live our lives with  access to water while making sure  others can still enjoy it in the future? Check out the infographic below for some answers and facts.

Thanks to WholeLiving and MindBodyGreen for the infographic.

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