Posts by Janet Valenty

Happiness is not something that just magically happens for some people but not for others. The way you view yourself, others, and the world around you is the key your own happiness. If you genuinely want to be happy more often than you are, you CAN make changes necessary to bring about that peace. Although everyone has bad periods in their lives that can last from hours to even months at a time, those...
11/23/2021 9:00:00 AM
The term "cage-free" often brings to mind chickens who roam around freely on a farm or in a pasture of some sort, running about, pecking for food, and enjoying the pleasant sunshine afforded in this type of environment. When many agribusinesses switched to cage-free chickens, many consumers began purchasing the new products, believing that they were making a difference by supporting more humane living...
10/23/2021 8:00:00 AM
A new study of 239 breast tissue biopsies report a 3.1 times higher presence of a common cattle virus (BLV) in the cancerous vs. noncancerous tissues. The CDC (centers for disease control) states that this extremely common cattle virus, ‘Bovine Leukemia Virus’ (BLV) is prevalent in “38% of beef herds, 84% of all dairy herds, and 100% of large-scale dairy operation herds worldwide.” See full CDC report.Up...
10/13/2021 8:00:00 AM
Even though science has yet to discover the proverbial fountain of youth, there are many foods that contain anti-aging properties that can help increase one's lifespan and avert illnesses such as osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes.By eating the right foods, you can put the brakes on the aging process, feel healthier and live an active lifestyle to stay in shape.Here's a list of eight tasty foods...
9/13/2021 8:00:00 AM
I spent years in a clinical laboratory analyzing blood and every other bodily fluid that we humans can produce. I routinely saw lab results showing blood chemistries in or out of the norm as evidence of some disease or degenerative state present in each patient. During and after my laboratory years, I’ve been a seeker of information to help understand which life choices we can make that are more likely...
8/25/2021 8:00:00 AM
There is a strong connection between friendship and health. Recall the happiest times of your life, and those memories likely include friends celebrating with you. Just as important, true friends support you through the bad times that happen in every life, from everyday disappointments to the heartbreak of loss. That's what good friends do.Friendship enriches our existence and makes life's journey...
3/14/2018 7:00:00 AM
As sensual beings, humans are affected by all of their senses. One of the most primal reactions we have, the sense of smell, comes from our body's olfactory system. Smells stimulate nerve endings in the olfactory bulb, which send information to the limbic system of the brain. The limbic system is associated with memories, emotions and our sex drive.Essential oils are one of the most effective ways...
2/10/2018 8:00:00 AM
Gotta face it. We're all getting older, but getting older shouldn't just “happen." Aging is a gradual process of living day-to-day so it stands to reason that what we do day-to-day has a definite affect on how we look and how we feel. What we do matters.So what do we do to defy our age? Let me start with a list of five though there are many more.Read on to Page 2
12/17/2017 8:00:00 AM
Like it or not, we live in a society that promotes superficial, unrealistic beauty ideals. That’s both good news and bad. The good news is that such a perspective creates lots of choices that can help you be your most healthy, best self. The bad news is that some people take it too far and try to conform to beauty ideals that are truly unrealistic and may actually harm their relationships, financial...
3/19/2015 7:00:00 AM
Pets...benefit or burden? Both, I guess, but does the advantage of having a pet and all that means outweigh the effort that it takes to make the relationship work? We baby boomers are getting older, no surprise there, but the surprise to many of us is that many of us are living alone. Huge changes. Perhaps loss of a spouse, financial constraints or health issues.A pet to share one’s life can create...
3/13/2015 7:00:00 AM