Mixed Bag contains 287 articles
Green Gift Ideas: Earth Friendly Gifts For Father’s Day or Any Day
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Green gift ideas are certainly an appropriate topic for Earth Day. Lots of us (me!) don’t really enjoy plodding through malls and would rather do our shopping online. So if you’re a member of the I Hate To Shop sorority or fraternity and need a Father’s Day gift for the man-who-already-has-everything-he-could-ever-want, or ANY other occasion, […]

How To Be Immune To The Swine Flu
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The world, and particularly the US, is awash these days with fear over the Swine Flu, with people wandering the streets and stores wearing masks to protect themselves from this coming ‘pandemic’ (which simply means disease spread over a large geographic area). The Swine Influenza paid us a visit in the 1970s but this is […]

Functional Medicine: The Best Approach in Dealing With Common Chronic Diseases
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Today we have an article from a guest writer, Dr. Douglas Husbands. His interesting subject concerns chronic disease treatment. I wanted to be certain that I understood exactly what was meant by "functional medicine" and here is the dictionary definition: Functional medicine is personalized medicine that deals with primary prevention and underlying causes, instead of […]

Truly Healthy Vegetarian Recipes: Strawberry Sorbet
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Much as I hate to face it, the hot weather is on its way to Atlanta. Groan. Still, it has its compensations and strawberry sorbet is one of them. I'm always searching for healthy vegetarian recipes that are also yummy and fruit sorbets definitely qualify. In fact, I'm really greedy for my sorbets in the […]

Tortilla Wraps: My Absolutely, ‘Favoritest’ Tortilla Wrap Recipe
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My breakfast this morning was a tortilla wrap. Actually, even though I only ate one, it's more accurate to call them tortilla wraps, plural, since it can be made in so many different ways that I rarely eat the same tortilla roll up twice. It's a collection of healthy goodies wrapped in a tortilla. My […]

Energy Crisis In America? 12 Ways To Save Energy
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Is there really an energy crisis in America? In fact, we read about "THE energy crisis" – but is it real at all? Yes and no. Yes, there is intense demand for currently produced resources. This is evident with $6+ gas around the globe. And no, there isn’t truly an energy crisis because there is […]

Success & Luck: How To Change Your Luck
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Do you feel that success and luck evade you, no matter what you do? Would you desperately like to change your luck? Well, this fascinating article from Richard Wiseman just might shed some light on these age-old questions. = = = = = = = I set out to examine luck, 10 years ago. Why […]

Win Wenger A Superhero On Brain Management
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I am a huge fan of Win Wenger and if you’re interested in brain management, he’s always got some interesting ideas. Here’s one of his great ideas for managing brain fog. Know what I mean? It feels like you’re walking around in a … well, a fog. Your brain is dull, listless, confused. You can’t […]

Bean Soups For Our Snow Day Tomorrow?
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According to the Weather Bureau we might have up to 4″ of snow here in Hotlanta tomorrow. If you’ve never been in the steamy, sultry south you might not appreciate how unusual that is or how much fun a snow day is here. When it’s wintry outside our thoughts turn to soup – especially my […]

2 Natural Cleaners That Are Effective & Cheap, Cheap, Cheap!
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The natural cleaners available to those of us who are concerned about an ethical environment didn't exist not too long ago. Sure, there were some really effective cleaners – but they are and were dangerous to both humans and the earth. I can remember my mom being sick for days after using some powerful chemicals […]