Modern medicine is a wonderful thing. Drugs and surgery can do wonders. Natural healing techniques can also do wonders - usually slower, but sometimes faster, better and without side effects. What upsets me is when people shun natural healing and call it quackery by telling me a story about somebody's brother's cousin's wife's grandmother who died because she didn't go to the doctor and instead treated her ...Read more ›
More than just drugs and/or surgery. There are supplements, therapies, and a whole lot of healing going on – here are some of Aunty’s choices.
Thanks to neighbor Louise for this super duper tip to body flushing. You know that the naturopathic healers ALL stress how important it is to cleanse your bowels and it is very true. However, this isn't all that natural because it involves 7-Up, so I am not filing this under "Natural Health". I didn't get the exact formula, but I think you can make up proportions to taste. She rolled her eyes when she sa ...Read more ›
Modern medicine is a wonderful thing. Drugs and surgery can do wonders. Natural healing techniques can also do wonders - usually slower, but sometimes faster, and better. What upsets me is when people shun natural healing and call it quackery by telling me a story about somebody's brother's aunty who died because she didn't go to the doctor and instead treated herself with natural stuff, so all that natura ...Read more ›
While helping good friend Wanda at the Aliiolani Craft Fair this Saturday, a delightful woman named Kathy came by. She comes to Hawaii during the fall to watch her elderly mother and relieve her sister of those duties. Being niele (nosey), Aunty saw a nice looking plastic leaf hanging out of Kathy's purse and asked about it. Turns out to be a CVS leaf that is not available here in Hawaii (our Longs Drugs ...Read more ›
Here's a short mentor minute from Raymond Aaron. Aunty is in LA for a few days and will have a great travel tip for the next post. Meanwhile, enjoy some wisdom from Raymond and Einstein! Einstein's favorite question. ...Read more ›
Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology. He is the author of "The Happiness Advantage" and a dynamite speaker. The following talk seems to have been given to an audience of psychologists and therapists and can apply to any and all occupations and peoples. Rewire the brain in 21 days by writing down 3 gratitudes a day, journaling 1 positive exper ...Read more ›
Good friend Starley Barley sent me this video on Dr. Terry Wahl and our eating habits. Aunty is a takeout and convenience queen when it comes to feeding the family. We look like the "typical" family's weekly diet on the video. Sad thing is that I always knew it wasn't the best way to eat. Please take some time to learn about health and nutrition from a woman doctor who left the brink of disability to good ...Read more ›