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The Natural Approach: Getting Acquainted With Holistic Medicine

As I have aged (and hopefully gotten wiser) I have been gravitating towards a more holistic approach toward living. I try to use moreholistic medicine natural remedies to deal with my ailments as they arise. I must say, however, that by eating a healthier diet I do notice that these ailments occur less frequently than they used to in the past. I have found that in the face of continued increases in the cost of conventional medicine self care coupled with a holistic approach are becoming more popular and more accepted every day. In this essay I would like to describe  holistic medicine as it most definitely fits into a more natural lifestyle and the The Simple Life Health paradigm.

Holistic medicine in various forms has been the ancestral approach to health care for millennia with its roots mainly found in the great ancient medical traditions of China and India.  Unfortunately for us in North America, we have ventured away from the holistic healing approach, as science and technology have become the

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Getting Back To The Basics Through The Power Of Walking

The main excuse I constantly hear when it comes to not exercising is, “I don’t have the time; I’m just too busy.”  Over the years I Walkinghave challenged people that no matter how busy they think they are, I can find time for them in their schedule to get daily exercise.  In response, I will get the look of “Oh, sure. You just don’t understand my life.”  I hate to break it to folks who think they are the busiest person in the world and no one has a schedule as full as theirs: You are not the busiest person in the world, and your claim is just another poor excuse to avoid putting in the time to get some exercise.  As a person who regularly traveled 60 percent of the year,  including overseas travel required in a very mentally and physically challenging job, I still managed to find time to exercise. I’m afraid I don’t buy the “too busy” excuse for a second.

I like to tell people there is always one thing they can do every day to get exercise, and as a matter of fact they do it every day anyway, and that is walking!  The dumbfounded looks I get in response are priceless, but in today’s exercise-gimmick world this is just too simple a solution for people to believe or understand.  When it comes to walking you don’t have to purchase a gym membership, or some infomercial exercise DVD set, or outfit yourself with special exercise gear. You have all the tools you need to engage in this form of exercise right now for free.  What a deal! And after you read this article you can get right out of your chair and go do it, no training or expertise required.  It just doesn’t get any easier than that!

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