Hi and blessings to all.
Jim started out as a child in the Ozark Hills of southwest Missouri. Blessed with some athletic ability, he was blessed, for a few years, to play professional baseball. That was followed by the law school and the “trippy hippie 60s” of Berkeley California. And, no, he never inhaled! Read more about Poet of the Month …
By Jim Hargis A pride of lions, a covey of quail, A congress of baboons, a pod of whale; A brood of vipers, a bevy of birds, A gaggle of geese, beyond bison herds; A school of dolphins, a swarm of ants, A huddle of humans, with fire in their pants! A pack of wolves, […]
By Jim Hargis Smell the fragrance of the fresh mountain breeze Pine scents and flowery blooms waft through the trees; Hawks and eagles soar, above frosted lakes, Refreshing our spirits, doing whatever it takes. Photo by Kevin Noble, our photographer of the month
By Jim Hargis A blaze of glory pierces the night, Heals us from all fear and fright; We experience the calm of the gentle brook, Into the canyons of peace, we take a look, At how gloriously it all fits together, No matter the storms, the winds, or the weather; There’s a serenity, a joy, […]
Dance4Healing is the first telehealth social venture. To provide personalized Creative Arts Therapy. Using artificial intelligence and behavioral design. To cultivate healthy behavior change in a fun way. We started with Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program. Then expand to the aging market and other chronic conditions. Due to popularity and market demand. We were selected as the top 40 worldwide. For IDEO’s Caregiving Challenge for Dementia (Sponsored by AARP & United Healthcare). And our idea is the most applauded idea out of 258 ideas submitted globally. Dance4Healing is seeking funding and business partners to scale. Read more about Innovator of the Month: Dance4Healing …
by Susan Payrovi, our Doctor of the Month.
The reality is that it is impossible to ensure any food is 100% organic. Because contamination from soil, air, and water are unavoidable. However, organic is still a healthier option than conventionally grown food. Pesticides are used on conventional crops. Are deliberately designed to be toxic to pests. Unfortunately, they are also harmful to human health. Pesticides have been implicated in learning disabilities and behavioral problems. They are also known as “endocrine disruptors”, meaning they interfere. With hormone function, such as thyroid and testosterone. This is especially problematic for children, who have smaller bodies and rapidly growing brains. Read more about Is Organic Worth the Extra Cost? …
Dr. Payrovi is a physician practicing Integrative and Functional Medicine at Stanford’s Center for Integrative Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Microbiology. And Molecular Genetics at UCLA and completed her medical education at UC San Diego in 2003. She completed a residency in Anesthesiology at USC in 2007. Dr. Payrovi is board certified in Anesthesiology, Hospice, and Palliative Medicine. As well as Integrative Medicine. She has additional training in Functional Medicine and acupuncture.
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