12 Thoughts that Make You Sick

This famous photo by George Silk for Life Magazine in 1948 featured model Kay Heffernon posing in a cloud of DDT with a hotdog, a soda and a plastic straw. The publicity stunt was meant to convince the American public that DDT spraying was safe. But thinking environmental toxins are safe when they're not have made people and planet sick.

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Could Fukushima happen here?

Could Florida be the next Fukushima? Americans have been so busy fearing a nuclear threat from North Korea or Iran that we haven't been looking at the threat right here at home that we created ourselves. When Hurricane Irma—the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded—barreled toward a nuclear power plant directly in its path just south of Miami in 2017, that question suddenly became foreground in everyone's mind.

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The Cancer List

If you've been given a cancer diagnosis, check out these 10 resources before you decide on conventional medical treatment including chemotherapy and radiation therapy. They will take you on a journey into alternative approaches to healing that could change everything. Those supporting people with a cancer diagnosis or who have a family history of cancer will want to read this list too. But the truth is, with an almost 1-in-2 cancer rate, all of us need to read this list.

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Family Healing

Whatever ails us physically, emotionally or spiritually, whether it’s a health challenge, a diagnosis, a divorce, or losing a loved one, I believe the best healing starts and ends in the family. And that’s the way it should be. Because home is the natural place for prevention oriented self-care, care of the other, and family healing.

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The Real Angelina Effect

Some things are hard to talk about, hard to say. And sometimes they are the most obvious things. Often they’re what you know in your heart to be true. So let’s talk about Angelina Jolie’s prophylactic double mastectomy and hysterectomy as a real factor in her and Brad Pitt’s breakup. After all, how could it not be?

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