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Turquoise: The Lucky Stone

Written By Allison Prater | For thousands of years, Turquoise spanned all cultures, prized as a symbol… [read more]

Turquoise: The Lucky Stone Turquoise: The Lucky Stone


It Has Amazing Things to Say Written By June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt, PLR | When you’re experiencing… [read more]


Understanding Synchronicity

Written By Andy Drymalski, EdD | Synchronicity is a concept developed by the Swiss psychiatrist, Carl… [read more]

Understanding Synchronicity Understanding Synchronicity

Enhancing Your Immune System For Better Health

Written By Dr. Tony Jensen It’s that time of the year, when your immune system is kicking into overdrive.… [read more]

Enhancing Your Immune System For Better Health Enhancing Your Immune System For Better Health

Dangerous Virus Defense

Written By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD | Ebola and Others With Ebola virus in the news, along with… [read more]

Dangerous Virus Defense Dangerous Virus Defense

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Written By Allison Prater | Petroselinum crispum, or Parsley, is a member of the family Apiaceae. It is native to the central Mediterranean region of southern Italy, Algeria and Tunisia. It has … [Read More...]

Book Reviews


The Science Behind The Secret

Decoding the Law of Attraction By Travis S. Taylor, Ph.D. Reviewed for Healthy Beginnings by June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt, PLR | If you’ve been reading about and following the Law of … [Read More...]

Our Popular Articles


Metabolic Syndrome:

Lifestyle Changes Proven to Reverse Metabolic Syndrome By Liz Karger and Cheryl Yamamoto We all know someone who has had heart disease, stroke, or diabetes. These are the health threats related to metabolic syndrome–a cluster of common disorders occurring at the same time that include any combination of obesity, elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol, and […]


Acupuncture In Western Medicine

By Robert Rand, M.D. Acupuncture originated in the Far East about 2500 years ago. However, in 1991, a male body was discovered in a glacier high in the Alps, well preserved by the elements after over 5000 years. The body had tattoos that correlate with known acupuncture meridians, leading many experts to now believe that […]


Simple Solutions for Surviving Seasonal Allergies

By Dr. Thomas S. Lee, NMD, APH The immune system is weakened by excessive stress, and a weak immune system typically has more allergic problems. There are many smart ways to help strengthen your immunity to prevent allergies, or at least make them more bearable. Lowering one’s level of personal stress can be a huge […]

Mrs. Ehlers’ Toffee

*This recipe was provided by Lois Ehlers   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sugar ½ pound butter Melting chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips   TO PREPARE: 1. Cook the sugar and butter on med-high heat for about 12 minutes. 2. Pour on foil. 3. Melt chocolate and spread over the top of the toffee. 4. When cooled, […]

Dr. Kwong, Local Dentist in Reno

Dr. Cyrus Kwong is not your ordinary dentist. In fact, he compares dentistry to an artistic craft, “I see dentistry much like playing the violin. Precise, delicate and deliberate movements that are executed smoothly, creating beautiful pieces of art.” Dr. Kwong understands the violin, after playing for 20 years, but his vision of dentistry goes […]

Healthy Recipes

From the Healthy Beginnings test kitchen of Lois Ehlers Delicious Vegetable Soup 3 Tbsp organic olive oil 3 (14 oz) cans chicken broth 2 cups organic vegetable juice or V-8 Juice 1 tsp sea salt ½ tsp cracked fresh pepper 3 large red potatoes, peeled and cut into ½ inch pieces 3 large carrots, cut […]


Don’t Worry—We’ll Catch You

“A Rough Patch”  Written By Teresa Howell | Iwas having a cup at the local coffee shop when Sheila came in. We’d both been to the double-header concert the Great Basin Arts Council put on last week. The second one was definitely high energy, and the venue allowed for dancing. We chatted about how much fun […]



By Paul Harrington Reviewed for Healthy Beginnings Magazine By June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt | Paul Harrington is the producer of the phenomenally successful movie “The Secret.” The movie went viral and became a worldwide sensation, with no advertising except word of mouth. Paul’s daughter then asked her dad to do something for teens, to be written […]


Feng Shui Tools For Enhancing Chi

By Jennifer Wallis There are basic Feng Shui tools that have been used for millennia as remedies to treat, stabilize, enhance, and balance Chi in the environment. Following are examples of such items that may enhance your home and workplace, bringing about positive change. Mirrors: Mirrors activate, enhance, and circulate Chi. They correct many problems […]

Neurotransmitter Depletion-Associated Medical Conditions

By Mark Gunderson, MD Researchers have shown that essential amino acids are precursors for serotonin and dopamine molecules. Tryptophan is the precursor for serotonin; tyrosine and phenylalanine are the precursors of dopamine. Serotonin and dopamine are two of the primary neurotransmitters that seem to be involved in the regulation and sensation of appetite. Neurotransmitters are […]