Tag: writing

Crossroads.

Standing before the haze
beckoned by the lull
of a path familiar
an alkaline warmth
of regrets relinquished
of a naivete stripped-
of moments dimmed
to budding flames
and conquered fears.
Swathed by memories,
to familiar grounds
she longs to return…

Omega-3 Fats: Are You Getting Enough?

Omega-3. Fatty fish. The benefits of fish oil. No doubt you’ve heard these mentioned before. But is it all true?
Unfortunately, because of the ongoing research on this subject and our ever-evolving scientific understanding of it, the answer might actually be no—not all that you have heard about fish oil is still considered to be true…

Healer.

Shattered
like a vessel of alabaster
rended for its salve
she is an ointment poured forth
upon bleeding souls and wounded flesh
a river of compassion
forged with an oath, fueled by a vision-
these hands of clay
guided by light, skillfully molded
with a wisdom paid with a price…

Multivitamins: Do You Actually Need One?

Multivitamins. Have you ever wondered if taking one makes a difference? Whether you even need one? And if you take several supplements, how much is too much? In this post I will answer these important questions as well as provide you some tips on finding the perfect supplement for your needs…

6 Ways to Improve Your Cholesterol and Heart Health

Cholesterol. It’s something that you’ve probably have had checked at least once in your life as part of routine blood work. You may also have heard about your “LDL and HDL” and how it’s important to have healthy levels. But do you know why?

In this post I will go over the essential to-know facts about cholesterol, why it’s important, and ways you can improve it safely and naturally…

Deliverance.

Caressed
by the hush
of a wayward tear
emerged from flames
that once scalded her eyes
is an innocence lost
a wistfulness retained
a longing diffused
within the brine
of memories…

8 Ways to Improve Brain Health

The human brain is, arguably, the most valuable organ in your body. Unlike your heart, lungs, or kidneys, your brain—that 1.4kg mass of interconnected cells called neurons—makes up the essence of who you are…of that which makes you…you.

It is, therefore, no surprise why cognitive decline is one of the most dreaded consequences of aging. Fortunately, while the brain does tend to change with age, there are steps that you can take to not only enhance its capacity today but also reduce the risk of age-related memory loss down the road…

Symphony.

Curtains raised upon this stage
lifted shadows, one new day.
Encores played, familiar piece
kindred players, different key.
Life’s gavotte a gleeful tune
every third beat ends all too soon…

5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency You Should Know

Vitamin D deficiency. Do you know the symptoms? How do you know if you are at risk of having it? What should you do if you are, and how do you prevent it? These are the questions that will be answered in this post…

Let Us Care For One Another…

Dear friends, May I tell you about someone? It’s about one courageous woman who has a beautiful heart who just happens to have a brain tumor. She has undergone surgery and a long bout of chemoradiation, and although she has fought hard and continues…

Metamorphosis.

Swathed
within the confines
of her tendrils
Cocooned by the veins
of trepidation
the constraint
of knowledge
of an image of that which
she was meant to be…

11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep

Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wondering if it’ll ever get better?

Fortunately, while chronic insomnia may seem like a hopeless situation, there are many things that you can do to help break this seemingly unforgiving cycle. This post will show you some effective methods that you can incorporate into your day…so that you can start gaining back your nights…