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A Roadmap to Better Health – Part 6

July 25, 2016

To read the previous article, visit our blog: www.SandpointWellnessCouncil.com. Sandpoint has an amazing array of healthcare providers, from physicians to holistic providers. Many moved here after having successful practices in large cities. The best way to find what you are looking for is to ask—ask people who have gotten well. There is a lot of […]

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A Roadmap to Better Health – Part 5

July 25, 2016

To read the previous article, visit our blog: www.SandpointWellnessCouncil.com. How Empty Carbs Will Sabotage Your Health There is a growing list of studies showing that when we remove the empty carbohydrates (grains) from our diets and replace them with organic meats and vegetables, our body’s transform themselves.[1] Good supplements providing the needed micronutrients are a […]

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A Roadmap to Better Health – Part 4

July 25, 2016

To read the previous article, visit our blog: www.SandpointWellnessCouncil.com. Getting well is like remodeling an old house. You see great potential and know there will be some work involved, and as you start tearing down old walls, you find new issues. As you heal, you become more aware. At first, that can be a curse. […]

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A Roadmap to Better Health – Part 3

July 25, 2016

To read the previous articles, visit our blog: www.SandpointWellnessCouncil.com. Reversing chronic issues, preventing future ones, and enhancing performance comes first from removing what is limiting you, what is making you sick. Whether from your body or your environment, the two factors that best determine your health are stress and toxicity. How Releasing Stress Gets You […]

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A Roadmap to Better Health – Part 2

July 25, 2016

To read the previous article, visit our blog: www.SandpointWellnessCouncil.com. We live in a culture that has an artificial divide between allopathic (standard) medicine and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices. We need both. Standard Medicine Allopathic medicine developed out of the use of surgery and drugs. If you’re in a car accident, you go to […]

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Title: A Roadmap to Better Health – Part 1

July 25, 2016

Do you have the body you want? Is it looking, performing, and feeling like you want? For too long, we accepted our fate: good health is something we hope will not leave too quickly. If we’re lucky, we might feel good until 50, then we succumb to joint replacements, an increasing arsenal of meds, and […]

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Fences, Neighbors, and Learning About Each Other

June 6, 2016

I enjoy an experience since I moved into Sandpoint from its rural environs.  My neighbor and I talk over our adjoining fence.  My town veggie garden separates our yards and I share my harvest with her each year.  I never grew up experiencing sharing a fence and neighbor conversation.   I remember Robert Frost’s poem relating […]

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Duct Tape isn’t the only useful tool

May 31, 2016

You know how many people love Duct Tape?  Duct Tape is so useful for so many needs.  I see cars with silver Duct Tape patching up auto booboos and red Duct Tape holding together translucent red cellophane over tail lights.  Now artists and crafters are fashioning multi-patterned and colored Duct Tape into jewelry.  Ingenious for […]

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Another Option for Chronic Injuries

May 12, 2016

Our first approach to pain is to ignore it, hope it will go away. As a kid, that approach often worked. As we get older, it doesn’t—not because of age, but because of accumulated tension. Rather than shutting down your awareness, you start to feel it. You let your pain teach you what your body […]

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Another Option for Chronic Injuries

May 12, 2016

This is the second in a series of three articles. The previous, as with all Sandpoint Wellness Council articles can be found at: www.sandpointwellnesscouncil.com. If you want a different outcome, you need to take different actions. For example, maybe it’s not weak muscles causing your pain, maybe it’s structural or functional issues. As you step […]

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