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"The Making of a Leader"

by Dr. Kim Selir on 03/26/2016

Category: Inspirational

"A smile costs nothing, but gives much. It enriches those who recieve, without making poor those who give. It takes but a moment, but a memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he can get along without it, and none is so poor but that he can be made rich by it. A smile creates happiness in the home, fosters good will in business, and is the countersign of friendship. It brings rest to the weary, cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad, and it is...

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Your Weight Reflects Your Lifestlye Choices

by Dr. Kim Selir on 03/04/2016

Category: Ideal Weight

Your Weight Reflects Your Lifestyle Choices

Dr Mercola at mercola.com shares with us...

"A number of factors can contribute to your weight problem. Simply eating fewer calories and exercising more usually doesn't work very well, and the reason for that is because not all calories are the same.

Rather than focusing on calories, you need to address the quality of the foods you eat, and avoid chemical exposures. Many people end up throwing their hands up...

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Lack of Sleep Promotes Weight Gain

by Dr. Kim Selir on 02/26/2016

Category: Ideal Weight

mercola.com shares with us...

"Previous research has shown that people who sleep less than seven hours a night tend to have a higher BMI than people who get more sleep. The biological mechanisms linking sleep deprivation and weight gain are numerous. Alteration to your metabolism account for some of this effect, because when you're sleep deprived, leptin (the hormone that signals satiety) falls, while ghrelin (which signals hunger) rises.

This combination leads...

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

by Dr. Kim Selir on 02/19/2016

Category: Pregnancy

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress shares with us:

"If you are pregnant and suffering from neck or back pain, you need to look at chiropractic. Chiropractic can be the right alternative to living in pain or masking your discomfort with medication. Jason Rexroth, an M.D. OB-GYN recommends chiropractic as an alternative. He says, 'I am very familiar with the chiropractic approach to health care. As an OB-GYN, I know chiropractic care is the best treatment for common...

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Go RED!

by Dr. Kim Selir on 02/05/2016

Category: Heart Health Month

We hear and see "Go Red" for the month of February. What does it really mean? I've heard some say "It doesn't apply to me, I don't have a heart problem." Dangerous words. We all have a heart and "Go Red" is a great reminder to focus on what it takes for us to Be Well.

By focusing on EATING WELL, MOVING WELL and THINKING WELL (Dr. Chestnut research), we are accomplishing a great portion of "Go Red."

Adding...

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