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7 Ways to Supercharge Your Health

Spring and summer are just around the corner which means warmer weather, shorter nights and the kids are out of school! Most of us will be spending more activities outdoors with our friends and family. If you haven’t started already now is the time to kick start your health. Here are a couple ways to super charge your body for this summer or any season! 7 WAYS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR HEALTH 1. Exercise- it will help you:
Sleep BetterAchieve a more fit/healthier bodyImprove your resistance to fight infectionLower your risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetesHelp your brain work better, making you smarter & more efficient
2. Eat at Home- Studies have shown that people who prepare their own meals have healthier diets than those who don’t. Do you want to know what you are putting in your body?

3. Do a Colon Cleanse- our Nature’s Sunshine psyllium cleanse will make you feel clean from the inside out!

4. Get Adjusted- keep your immune system strong and allow the body to heal and be healthy…

Gandhi's Top 10 Ways to Change the World

Gandhi’s Top 10 Ways to Change the World 1. Change
“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.”

2. Control
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

3. Forgive
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
“An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

4. Development
“Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.”

5. Movement
“An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.”

6. Being Present
“I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.”

7. Persistence
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”

8. Positivity
“I look only to the good qu…

5 Ways to Love

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, it is time to go to the florist & jewelry store. It is great to show your special someone how much you care and shower them in gifts. We should shower our loved ones with appreciation and compassion every day, not just on special occasions. Not only will it be rewarding to love deeply but positivity you put into your significant other will come back to you. Take a look at some of our tips that you can incorporate into your daily lives that will help make your relationship stronger & better. 5 Ways to Love 1. Be Happy, Not Right – Here’s a simple questions for you – Would you rather be right or happy?  Don’t let pride take over and cost you a good friend or an intimate relationship.  You may be right about a topic, but if you let your friend or partner comes first, you will never be wrong.  Happiness feels better than vindication.

2. No Day But Today - What would you say to your friend or partner if you knew this was the last day you w…

The Idea of Winning

Sunday Evening was the big football game of the year, most of us sat in front of the television with our friends and family cheering on our favorite team. The super bowl is more than just a fun game of football. Taking a look deeper into the team, it takes a lot more than strength, good tactics and cheering fans to win a game. Each player must have the idea of teamwork, discipline and most importantly, the idea of winning. From the thoughts in his brain to his toes, each part of his body, mind & soul must work together to win. One who strives everyday to win & complete his tasks the right way will win. Winning is a habit, and so is losing. Strive for more than what you think you are capable of everyday, anything is possible with the correct mindset.

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered with failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much, nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that kno…

9 Principles of Expectation Theory

The definition of an expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future. I once heard that happiness is reality without the expectations of others. Having expectations for a person or situation can usually deteriorate self happiness. But, when you have expectations for yourself, you will have more value in your life. Here are nine steps to expect the best from yourself & not expect as much from others.
9 Principles of Expectation TheoryExpectation Theory: Your fundamental beliefs determine your success.Release Your Past Beliefs: The beliefs you hold are a direct result of your thinking.Respond Outside the Circle: Over-respond instead of over-react.Build a Super-Reserve of Energy: Change your physical state.Create a Value-Added Experience: 1st impressions are the most important.Affect Others Profoundly: The more you serve others, the more attractive you will become.Market Your Talents Shamelessly: Stop being embarrassed about who and what you are…

Top 10 Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

As the start of the New Year one of the most common thoughts is "New Year, New You!" This is a great time for a fresh start with your lifestyle choices & your body. While most Americans start by getting a gym membership or going on a diet, we have something effective & easier. Here are 10 easy steps that wont just help you look better but feel better too!
Take 10-30 mintue walk every day and while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant.Eat more foods that grow on trees & plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants (factories).Eat blueberries, wild Alaskan salmon, broccoli, almonds & walnuts.Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a college student with a maxed out credit card.Avoid energy drinks or anything else with high amounts of caffeine. Caffeine depletes the adrenals, causing chronic low energy. Instead go for some alkaline antioxidant water!Make time to practice meditation, yoga, stretching and prayer. Th…

Recipe For a Strong Immune System

1. Go to your Chiropractor for adjustments daily to weekly to increase the immune system by 300%

2. Take each of the following for 10 days at a time, followed by the next on the list.
· Olive leaf extract
· Elderberry extract
· Echinacea
· Lemon juice in water all day
· Colloidal silver
· Astragalus root
· Zinc
· Activated Charcoal
· Garlic Extract (Allicidin from our office or Kyolic)
· Honey, vinegar, cayenne in water all day
· food grade Diatomaceous earth (1T in liquid/day) (if available)
· Oil of Oregano

Each one strengthens a different aspect of the immune system, and 10 days is enough of each one at a time. You may repeat the list as many times as you like.

Germs Germs Germs

“In my own research (and much done before my time), has shown that the germ theory of disease does not tell the whole story. I came to the conclusion that germs do not initiate a diseased state of the body but appear later when a person becomes ill” -Alice Lorraine Smith (contemporary Microbiologist) At our office we often get calls with someone saying they can’t come in because they are sick and they don’t want us to get it. Well, this Chiro Thot is here to clear up any confusion.First thing—We WANT you to get adjusted also when you aren’t feeling well.The adjustments will help you get better faster by boosting your immune system. The second thing is, We don’t believe in the Germ Theory! What is Germ Theory?It says that if you are exposed to a specific germ, bacteria or virus, you will get sick from it. Why don’t we buy it?Because we work with lots of patients all week with many types of germs and viruses and we don’t get sick! *Rather than being the cause of disease, germs seek out diseas…

Eat Your Greens

Mama was right, eating your greens is great for your health!

The power of green plants in healing has been recognized throughout history.  Many indigenous peoples—and all mammals except modern people—live primarily on grasses and green plants in time of disease.

There are many choices of delicious green vegetables in the grocery store.  We eat a lot of Kale, Chard, Broccoli, and Spinach.  These are all high in antioxidants.  Studies show that people who have a diet rich in antioxidants will live longer, healthier and stronger than those with low levels of antioxidants.

In the past thirty years, a number of green-food supplements have become popular including Wuji Chlorella and Premier Greens Mix etc.  These all have one property in common: Chlorophyll, the substance that makes plants appear green.  Actually, all plants, even citrus, contain at least some amount of chlorophyll; the greater the amount of chlorophyll, the greener the plant.  To understand green foods it is important to f…

Best Ways to Heal A Cold Naturally

People often want to know what we do for ourselves or our kids if we get a cold, fever or cough.

These simple steps are our recipe for health.
Remember – the immune system is like a muscle – it needs a workout to stay strong.  Letting the body heal naturally will build your immune system so you won’t get sick as often.
Eliminate the bad stuff.  We immediately eliminate dairy products, sugar and white flour at the first sign of a cold.Supplement! Adults (not pregnant or nursing) can take neucleotides and allicidin to put a quick stop to symptoms.  We keep them in our cabinet just in case.  In addition, we increase, chlorella, zinc, probiotics, Echinacea, Vitamin C and A&D.

Children – we use Nature’s Sunshine’s liquid ALJ and CCA, rub garlic oil on the bottoms of the feet and Tei Fu oil on the chest.  In addition, they will take chewable Vitamin C, multi vitamin and mineral, probiotic, chlorella and cod liver oil (lemon flavored of course).
We make chicken soup from homemade bone brot…

Top 10 Causes of Spinal Misalignment

Top Ten Causes of Spinal Misalignment The causes of Subluxations (spinal misalignments) are numerous and often unavoidable.  They can occur any time in your life, and may be present many years before symptoms arise.  Some of the most common causes of Subluxations are:

1. A difficult delivery at birth - affecting the spine for the rest of life. 2. Children falling while learning to walk, and while playing during the critical growing years. 3. Poor posture or an improper sleeping position. 4. A slip or fall at any age, or any type of sports colliion or injury. 5. A motor vehicle accident—causing shock or injury. 6. Using the same body position or movement repetitively at work or play. 7. Emotional stress, trauma or anxiety—(remember not to hold stress inside!) 8. Inadequate exercise, improper body movement, excess body weight. 9. Lack of sufficient sleep or relaxation, excessive workload or exhaustion. 10. Incorrect lifting practices, or the improper carrying of heavy loads.

5 Ways to Love Consciously

5 Ways to Love Consciously Adapted from 1. Show Appreciation – Sometimes a simple ‘thank you’ can make a world of difference.  Look for the good and see how many new things you can be grateful for.  It will change your life and your relationships!

2. Be Happy, Not Right – Here’s a simple questions for you – Would you rather be right or happy?  Don’t let pride take over and cost you a good friend or an intimate relationship.  You may be right about a topic, but if you let your friend or partner come first, you will never be wrong.  Happiness feels better than vindication.

3. No Day But Today - What would you say to your friend or partner if you knew this was the last day you would be together? Would you complain about the television being too loud, or would you remind your partner of their value and significance?
Kiss your mate at least twice a dayLeave a quick note just to say “hi,” or “I love you”Never do anything you wouldn’t want your friends or partner to knowBe …

What Smiles and Sunshine Have In Common

Smiles and sunshine have a lot in common. They both can lift our spirits, they both radiate inner warmth and they both have the power to transform someone's day.

Do you smile often?
This may seem like a strange question....but ask yourself when was the last time you smiled just for the sake of smiling.

Do you smile from your heart?
Smiles from the heart are the ones that come when you see a mother and child laughing and snuggling or an elderly couple out walking hand in hand, or when you see your most favorite person in the world or when you see a dog out playing in the snow. Those smiles are of extra value because they feel so darn good. They come up from inside you and splash onto your face for the world to see. Those smiles are contagious and hard not to respond to with a similar smile. Much like a bright and sunny day those smiles can not only change your mood or someone else's.... those smiles can make a difference in the world and those smiles increase your health!

If yo…

Amazing Facts About Your Body

50,000 of the cells in your body will die and be replaced with new cells, all while you have been reading this sentence!
In one hour, your heart works hard enough to produce the equivalent energy to raise almost 1 ton of weight 1 yard off the ground.
In 1 square inch of skin there lies 4 yards of nerve fibers, 1300 nerve cells, 100 sweat glands, 3 million cells, and 3 yards of blood vessels.
There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being.
Most people blink about 25 times a minute, or 6,205,000 times each year.
Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
You use an average of 43 muscles for a frown. You use an average of 17 muscles for a smile.
You burn 26 calories in a one-minute kiss.
The average human body contains enough: SULPHUR to kill all fleas on an average dog, C…

4 Ways to Super-Power Your New Year

Get adjusted regularly.  This will change your life, not only physically, such as less pain, and better mobility, but also in other areas.  Many people have found improved mental health which could mean less depression or anxiety and an increase in joy!  Improved sleep is one of the “side effects” of Chiropractic adjustments and so is an increased immune system!  Maybe you have experienced other improvements that we haven’t listed.  Tell your friends!  They deserve to live a better life too!

Be Grateful!  This simple attitude adjustment will make huge changes in your life.  Put away negativity and criticism and focus on what is good about your life.  Do you have food to eat each day?  Do you have clothes to wear and a place to live?  If so, then you are better off than 600 million other people!  Write down or tell a friend things each day that you are grateful for. A current FB trend is to take a photo each day for a year of what you are thankful for.

Get up and MOVE! Whether you are ju…

Set Your Health Goals

~~New Year, New You!

 Set your Health Goals for 2015

Want to run a marathon? Do a triathlon?   
Want to lose 20 pounds?
Want to lower your blood pressure?
Want to be able to walk on the beach without pain?
Want to lift more weight in the gym?


What would YOU like to make happen this year with YOUR health?

 Create a list below, starting with what you would like in the next few months, then in the next year.  We will keep a copy of your goals on your chart and help you monitor your progress.

What a great way to start the New Year! Do It Now! Dream Bigger!  Whatever It Takes! Act Now! 

3-6 month goals:

1 year goals:

Creating The Life You Want

As 2013 draws to a close, this is a great time to do a review of the year and a pre-view of 2014.
Print this page as a worksheet or use a bigger one if you need it.

Step #1: Write down 5 things you did this year that you feel really good about.

Step #2: On a separate sheet of paper write down any regrets you may have or grievances against someone else.  When you are finished writing, burn it!  This frees your mind and allows you to move on to step #3.

Step #3:  Set your goals for your next year.  We have found that people who have a clear idea of where they are headed will succeed in those goals.  Clear your mind and start writing short term and long term goals that focus on the 6 major areas of your life . . .







Step#4: Focus on your goals and accomplishments.  Hang this paper in a personal space where only you will see it every day.  Read it daily.

You will be amazed at what you will manifest in your life.

Aim High, Dream Big!

Aim High, Dream Big!

Only 3% of Americans are independently wealthy
10% live comfortably, but need to work
60% barely make a living from one month to the next
27% need support from others.

What’s the difference?
· The top 3% have written, specific goals. THEY KEEP SCORE!
Setting Goals:
First of all, say a prayer for guidance and then sit down with a piece of paper and pencil.  Clear your mind and start writing short term and long term things that focus on the 6 major areas of your life. . .
Spirituality                  Physical             Career
Family                        Social               Finances
Don’t be stingy or think you might be crazy, write down everything that comes to mind.  Put on paper the life you want.  Think BIG and just exercise faith.  Now, let’s decide which goals are SMART.              (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Trackable)

For example, a health goal may be to go to the gym 3 times per week or a change in diet, weight loss.  Be specific:  wh…

9 Promises That Can Bring Happiness

by John Wooden
1. Promise yourself that you will talk health, happiness, and prosperity as often as possible.
2. Promise yourself to make all your friends know there is something in them that is special and that you value.
3. Promise to think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best in yourself and others.
4. Promise to be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
5. Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can   disturb your peace of mind.
6. Promise to forget the mistakes of the past and press on to greater achievements in the future. 
7. Promise to wear a cheerful appearance at all times and give every person you meet a smile.
8. Promise to give so much time improving yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
9. Promise to be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit trouble to press on you.

5 Essentials For Proper Bowel Function and Elimination

5 Essentials For Proper Bowel Function And Elimination
With the holidays upon us, many of you have been asking our advice on how to keep everything moving properly.So before you reach out to buy one of our colon cleanses, first try these.(Not listed in order of importance)
1.Adequate sodium.Here we are not talking about table salt, or the sodium found in packaged foods.For proper muscle contraction and movement your bowel needs ¼ to ½ teaspoon of Premier Pink Salt (or another high mineral, high quality salt) each day.
2.Sufficient Fiber. Fruits, nuts and whole grains act like a broom, cleaning out your colon.They make stools softer and easier to pass, thereby reducing straining and hemorrhoids.
3.Hydration.You should drink half your body weight in ounces of water each day.So if you weigh 100lbs, you would require 50 ounces or about a liter and a half.You will need to drink more water if you have had any of the following de-hydrating beverages – alcohol, coffee, soda or if you have been sw…

23 Things Happy People Do Differently

23 Things Happy People Do Differently by Chiara Fucarino.
 Happiness comes from within. Happy people have good habits that enhance their lives. They …
1. Don’t hold grudges. It’s better to forgive and forget.  Don’t let negative feelings crowd out positive
2. Treat everyone with kindness.
3. See problems as challenges.
4. Express gratitude for what they already have.
5. Dream big.
6. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Will this problem matter a year from now?
7. Speak well of others. Being nice feels better than being mean.
8. Never make excuses.
9. Get absorbed into the present.  Stop and smell the roses.
10. Wake up at the same time every morning. It stabilizes your circadian rhythm, increases productivity, and puts you in a calm and centered state.
11. Avoid social comparison.  You’ll be happier if you focus on your own progress and praise others on theirs.
12. Choose friends wisely.  Surround yourself with people who help you achieve your goals.
13. Never seek approval from others.  Hap…

Four Ways to Give Thanks

These simple tips will help you to cultivate gratitude in your daily life.

By Catherine Price
Reprinted from Greater Good Magazine, Vol. IV, Issue 1. Used with permission.
Research in positive psychology has identified several ways that practicing gratitude can boost people's health and happiness. Here are four of these research-tested "gratitude interventions."

1. Write a gratitude letter.
Research by Martin Seligman, Christopher Peterson, and others has shown this one to be particularly effective. Write a letter to a mentor, family member, or some other important person in your life whom you've never properly thanked. Deliver it in person. Read it out loud. Bring tissues.

2. Keep a gratitude journal.
Studies by psychologists Michael McCullough, Robert Emmons, Sonja Lyubomirsky, and others have backed up this exercise, which involves keeping a list of things for which you're grateful—anything from your children or spouse to the beauty of the tree outside your win…