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The DEA has denied every permit request for the past 70 years or so. right? So. www. Although not a bill specifically aimed at industrial hemp production. farmers need a special permit from the U. College Ave. according to the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).justactnatural.” can be used for every quality of paper.500 years old has been found.2932. what’s the problem? The problem is hemp is not grown here in the United States. Hemp flourished briefly during WWII. Increase your Goodwill Donate! Shop! Change a life! Visit us at www. • Eco-friendly hemp can replace most toxic petrochemical products. according to HIA.naturespathways. even though we are the largest consumers of hemp in the world. which outlawed marijuana. visit www. Learn more at: www. For more information. Research is being done to use hemp in manufacturing biodegradable plastic products: plant-based cellophane. located at 129 E. The United States is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not allow this crop to be grown. farmers can grow this versatile plant.S.org. Hemp paper more than 1. etc.574. recycled plastic mixed with hemp for injection-molded products and resins made from the oil.“the united states is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not allow this crop to be grown. primarily Canada.com or call 920. and www.. and does not yellow with age when an acid-free process is used. Appleton. • Hemp fiber paper resists decomposition. but was quietly shut down after the war ended. dashboards.net. Hemp prohibitionists and legislatures continue the stranglehold of the antiquated law. industrialhemp. green and sustainable. the Fox Valley’s first all-green retail store. legal limitations posed by the legislation quickly put an end to the onceprominent industry.org. and Dianne Paustian own Just Act Natural. All sounds good.goodwillncw.S. It’s a law that’s been entrenched since 1937 called the Marijuana Tax Act.org www.com March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 15 . • Hemp fiberboard produced by Washington State University was found to be twice as strong as wood-based fiberboard. but industrial hemp activists continue to press the issue and hope one day U. Technically. to name a very few examples. Hemp paper can also be recycled more times than woodbased paper. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). However. All forms of hemp are imported from one of about 28 other countries.norml. J. it IS legal to grow it. luggage racks.thehia. even though we are the largest consumers of hemp in the world. Over two million cars on the road today have hemp composite parts for door panels.C.

Plus. in a clinical study of osteoarthritis. The first ingredient is curcumin. You’ll want a boswellia that screens out much of a compound called “beta-boswellic acid. But before you reach for aspirin or ibuprofen. In fact. high-absorption curcumin and high-AKBA boswellia can turn that around.” because otherwise. Not surprisingly.com 16 . walking distance and joint line tenderness scores. epinephrine and norepinephrine.5 The curcumin and boswellia combination was better than celecoxib in relieving pain.l-phenylalanine. When it came to relieving pain. they actually help your joints heal from damage — whether from your most recent exercise or over time.3-5 Boswellia is a perfect partner to curcumin. you should know about powerful. after a burst of activity. So what you’re looking for is a boswellia that sharply reduces inflammation but retains naturally higher levels of another compound. dramatically reduces inflammation and pain. The “d” form of phenylalanine inhibits the breakdown of enkephalins — related to “feel good” endorphins — which are associated with keeping positive mood. our muscles and joints let us know when we’ve overdone it. efficacy and tolerability of the herbal combination used in the current study was shown to be superior to those of celecoxib for treating active osteoarthritis. It also relieves muscle pain in its own right. However.”5 These ingredients are more than powerful pain-relievers — they actually help heal the damage done over time to joints. stiff joints. it is truly important that you find the right curcumin.2 This curcumin inhibits COX-2 enzyme activity and stops cellular damage from free radicals — two things that cause muscle pain and joint damage from exercise. the boswellia can actually increase inflammation. effective and fast-acting ingredients that don’t harm your stomach lining.” The next ingredient you need for an active life is boswellia (Boswellia serrata). because standard extracts can be difficult for the body to absorb. to really boost the effectiveness of the extract. Here again. protects you from free radical damage. This improves the absorption and blood-retention time dramatically — up to 10 times that of standard extracts. or dusting off your bicycle and taking it for a spin after a long winter. too! Along with high-absorption curcumin and high-AKBA boswellia. This amazing compound from turmeric (Curcuma longa). you need an amino acid combination called d. heart or liver like pain relievers. Of course. The “l” form boosts mood-elevating natural chemicals in the brain. you’re saying “hello” to muscle pain and sore. Maybe it’s going on hikes. a unique combination of bioavailable curcumin and boswellia was judged to be superior to the prescription arthritis drug.this spring.1. Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 “these ingredients are more than powerful pain-relievers — they actually help heal the damage done over time to joints. So even if you haven’t been active for some time.6-8 It can’t be underestimated how important a positive outlook is when it comes to dealing with inflammation continued on page 21 www. we all tend to emerge with a big list of outdoor “to do” items. reduced to a very small size – and blended with turmeric oils. Don’t just reduce pain — feel better. including dopamine. It blocks inflammation along the 5-LOX pathway and also stops damage to your knees and other joints. celecoxib (the generic of the brand name Celebrex®). and is a true “desert-island” ingredient if you had to narrow it down to just one. it’s important to get the best extract. digging up new beds for a garden. also known as DLPA. acetyl-11-ketobeta-boswellic acid (AKBA).naturespathways. 64 percent of those taking the herbal ingredients versus 29 percent in the drug group improved to such a high degree that they were able to move from having “moderate to severe arthritis” to “mild to moderate arthritis. It seems like the minute you’re saying “goodbye” to colder weather. The best curcumin extract is micronized – that is. say goodbye to pain! by Terry lemerond A s the weather warms up in the spring.

Teresa Van Lanen is a life coach and occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience. In doing this. My new favorite is the use of SoulCollage®. the individual is aware and attempts to keep others from becoming aware of these issues. These can be seen by disease or medical conditions such as headaches. In this example of hiding.naturespathways. there is a reason. When images strike a chord. through: • Workshops • Teleclasses • Groups and individual sessions • Seminars • Newsletters and free reports To live the life of your dreams. The things about us hidden in the shadows can come to us very clearly in a gentle awareness through this process. using counselors is another and the use of energy work such as Reiki is yet another.makingartoflife. At other times. Visit Teresa on Facebook or her website: www. go to www. “Am I hiding?” We all have things from our past that we might not be proud of and wish to keep to ourselves. Then further detail can emerge as we are ready. Just exposing these and bringing them into the light will help release that energy holding you back and assist you in manifesting what you desire. Ultimately. Either way that one hides from parts of themselves. participants stay out of their thinking mind and into emotion and spirit. We are all creative beings and that creativity feeds our spirit.makingartoflife.com www. which are common side effects from hiding issues from yourself and others.com for details. Sometimes even more devastating are the emotional disconnections or issues as a result of hiding. there can be all kinds of ramifications. ask yourself. In SoulCollage® participants use intuitive thought to select images that speak to them in some way. Teresa will be hosting SoulCollage® workshops and drop-in courses throughout the year.Are you hiding? by Teresa van lanen i f you are struggling with having your intentions coming to fruition. There are several ways of addressing hidden issues. Creativity can be a catalyst for positive change in your life.makingartoflife. Sometimes the images address one or more hidden parts of personality. awaken the childlike innocence of your authentic self through the creative process To contact Teresa and to see what new events are planned. ignoring them is one way. having unresolved or hidden issues will affect your relationship with yourself and with others and will affect your manifestations and life intentions. She works with individuals and groups to release blocks and increase their levels of joy and happiness. issues or memories can be so deeply hidden that the individual may not hold conscious awareness of them. Let Teresa Van Lanen help you tap into your creative energy to balance your life to its fullest. Look for the two-day SoulConnection workshop in April by viewing www. stomach or digestive issues. and liver problems. These can include anxiety and depression as well as mood swings and anger.com.com March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 17 .

com 18 . the product is properly labeled.gov) The Environmental Working Group (EWG).. and the countless beauty potions she used over her 94 years of life probably didn’t hurt either … or did they? When it comes to the matter of being concerned about the dangers of cosmetic ingredients. not alarm” and admit “much study remains to be done on exposure levels and health risks. and the use of the ingredient does not otherwise cause the cosmetic to be adulterated or misbranded under the laws that FDA enforces… . moisturizing lotion. I refer to my Gram’s beautiful skin and her long life.fda. conditioner. how can you ensure that you and your family are safe? In the FDA Basics video concerning cosmetic safety.” But truth be told.org) Think about it.gov) Are you convinced? Is generally safe good enough? The Environmental Working Group has done extensive research and perhaps says it best when they recommend “cause for concern.” (www.” But what the EWG feels most strongly about is: “that such study — and direct consumer action to avoid known www. insect repellent — the list goes on. and if [the health and beauty products] weren’t [safe] they would not be on the marketplace. Ingredients matter. and we also do our own research [which includes] surveys of different ingredients or different products that are marketed. comments on what she thinks is the biggest misunderstanding about what her office does: “I think that consumers think that we do approve cosmetics and we don’t … we regulate in a post-market arena … what that means is that we don’t get to see an application for a cosmetic or ingredient before the cosmetic is marketed.ingredient matters by Mair runge P eople would comment on the creamypeach smoothness of my grandmother’s complexion. cosmetics. other companies choose to use known human carcinogens or developmental toxins like coal tar and lead acetate. director of the Office of Cosmetics and Colors in the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.fda.” (www. soap.fda.gov) “In general. Manufacturers are not required to register their cosmetic establishments. styling aids. “While some companies make products that are safe to eat. is we look at the safety issues once it is on the marketplace … and we’ll assess information that comes to us from the industry [and] consumers … we go through the literature to check to see about safety issues. a manufacturer may use any ingredient in the formulation of a cosmetic provided that the ingredient and the finished cosmetic are safe. deodorant. heredity had something to do with it.S.org) So. market it as a beauty product and bank on the probability that the general public is blissfully unaware of the fact that beauty products are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prior to making their way into the marketplace. file data on ingredients or report cosmetic-related injuries to the FDA.” (www.fda. shower gel. what is the message here? Should you go through your medicine cabinet and shower caddy to throw out the array of health and beauty products you’ve amassed? If you keep using them.” states the Environmental Working Group. lip balm. and accumulation of these products used day after day on your skin can affect you and your family more than you may think.naturespathways. Dr.” Sure.ewg. and they do … [and] some we ingest directly from our lips or hands.gov) In a FDA Basics video on the safety of Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 cosmetics in the U. But they are wrong about this … [and] people apply an average of 126 unique ingredients on their skin daily. Katz claims: “In general most of the products that are cosmetics … are generally safe. the stakes are high … cosmetic ingredients do not sit tight on the surface of the skin – they are designed to penetrate. The responsibility to guarantee that products and ingredients are safe before marketed to the general public falls on the cosmetic manufacturers. toothpaste. but that should not be confused with believing that the FDA approves cosmetics. as did her avoidance of the sun. shaving cream. and I think: “Cosmetics can’t be that harmful. sunscreen.”(www. “When risky chemicals are used in cosmetics. But what we do. diaper cream. Linda Katz. (www. a nonprofit organization formed in 1993 that labors to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment warns: “Most people use these [health and beauty] products without a second thought. a manufacturer can put just about anything into a bottle. The body’s largest organ is the skin. The FDA has strict approval methods when it comes to color additives used in cosmetics.” (www. and believe that the government must certainly be policing the safety of the mixtures in these myriad containers. How many health and beauty products do you and your family use in a day: shampoo. and she would always reply: “That’s the Norwegian in me. except for color additives and those ingredients that are prohibited or restricted from use in cosmetics by regulation.ewg.

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Ind J Pharm Sci. 2006 Oct. Last. until 7:00 p.65:1631-1652. Biol Pharm Bull. anxiety. Cell Mol Life Sci 2008.29(3):190-6.m. San Diego. PDR for Nutritional Supplements. MH.4:00pm March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 21 . Boswellic acids in chronic inflammatory diseases. Energy medicine is highly effective. Their bodies contain the same systems and organs as the human body.m. Terry Lemerond has over 40 years of experience in the health food industry. Nutr Res. You can be active and enjoy it. is a holistic psychotherapist. Hatcher H. softball games and weekend afternoons in the backyard. injuries. jealousy. Massage and therapeutic touch work wonders as pets love to be stroked. She owns Life Force Wellness Center. et al. Shen MC. Ehrenpreis S. Herbal medicine is the oldest of the healing arts. and from 9:00 a. Ehrenpreis S. just off the south GV exit from highway 172. urinary tract infections and behavioral problems. sadness. to 4:00 p. He hosts a radio talk show that is archived at www. Antony B. NJ: Physician’s Desk Reference. Nattokinase also helps reduce circulating fibrinogen — a compound that causes stiff muscles and can actually damage muscle and joint tissue in elevated amounts over time. Flower essences work on a vibrational level in a subtle way to heal stress and emotional imbalances. September 15-18. 2011. MS. In: Hendler SS. et al. A pilot cross-over study to evaluate human oral bioavailability of BCM-95 CG (Biocurcumax™) a novel bioenhanced preparation of curcumin. Iyer VS. Nishimuro S.217. Induction of central signaling pathways and select functional effects in human platelets by beta-boswellic acid. Prog Clin Biol Res. the dosage is the same as ours.com. etc.com.). Their chakras have very similar colors and vibrations as ours. master herbalist. Lin JS. Kinesiology (muscle testing) is used for emotional blockages and determines which foods. This amazing natural combination of pain-relieving ingredients lets you say “hello” to the warm. Clean water. Planta Med. Presented at the Osteoarthritis Research Symposium Internationale (OARSI) Annual World Congress on Osteoarthritis. Joyal S. nerve and skin issues.965. It is safe and cost effective. Call 920. Planalp R. 2008:189. Kizhakkedath R. 8. Visit www. air. 2nd ed. 9. restful sleep. I look forward to writing next month’s article where I will be addressing the death of our pets and how to deal with this loss in a healthy manner. both in retail sales and in dietary supplement formulation and manufacturing. heart problems. 4. cataracts. CA. Poster presentation. It’s the season for camping trips. 2008:445-449.TerryNaturally.naturespathways.com SAY goodbYe to pAin continued from page 16 and pain. Domestic and wild animals go to plants naturally when they need medication or detoxing.lifeforcewc. 6. our four-legged kids do have feelings of abandonment. The store is open from 9:00 a.“Do not treat pet ailments any differently than you would your own. Montvale. Nattokinase decreases plasma levels of fibrinogen.m. Alexandria S.com. Altmann A.192:363-70.TerryTalksNutrition. Br J Pharmacol. factor VII. feline leukemia. make sure you have nattokinase in the mix. natural nutritious food (without byproducts and chemicals) and supplements are the best for preventative medicine. Do not treat pet ailments any differently than you would your own. www. DLPA. Remember.10 Spring is a wonderful time of year.6:30pm SAT 9:30am . Thrombolytic effect of nattokinase on a chemically induced thrombosis model in rat. Homeopathy bridges the healing gap between the physical and nonphysical bodies. LLC. on Saturday. Hong K.1002 or visit www. Terry and his wife.18(10):1387-91. Acupuncture and acupressure are great techniques for orthopedic problems. Ito Y. www. are best for your pet. Hsia CH. 2009 . Tausch L. D-phenylalanine and other enkephalinase inhibitors as pharmacological agents: implications for some important therapeutic application. A special bond is created with this interaction. Merina B. et al. Binkowski. and factor VIII in human subjects. Antony B. fear. cancer.146(4):514-24.” energetic and physical well-being must be met for them to be at their holistic optimum. The site also features his weekly educational columns and other valuable health resources. Monday through Friday. are co-owners of the Terry Naturally store.. Lennertz K. cAupunct Electrother Res. Consult a well-trained experienced professional. email asb@lifeforcewc. rejection.com MTWF 9:30am . energy therapist. Clinical Evaluation of an Herbal Formulation in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis. They also have an energy field (aura) that needs to be kept flowing freely without blockages.

com . While some environmental enthusiasts become offended when “green” terms such as these are used by those who don’t understand what they’re saying. “Green” terms and buzz words are often used by media and advertising agencies that don’t illustrate the true meaning of the words. Many think hybrid and electric cars are the same. and few seem to know what “eco” stands for in the word “eco-friendly. It’s been suggested that composting reduces our carbon footprint and that we should be eco-friendly in everything we do. you’re not alone.inappropriate language: how it’s hindering green efforts by samantha Zastrow i nappropriate language is all-too-common in American culture. recycle. terms related to caring for the environment are interchanged and used inappropriately by those who don’t fully understand the words’ definitions. as it turns out. What do these green “buzz words” mean to the average consumer in Wisconsin? Well. During one meeting of a group of well-doers. compost and buy a hybrid (or is it electric?) car.” If you’re reading this and feeling a bit embarrassed that you don’t know the difference between Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 an energy efficient appliance and one powered by renewable energy — don’t worry. When neighbors lament about the higher cost of organic food. Over the past year I’ve met with many different people and groups to discuss their perceptions of what it means to “live green. ask them if they know why organic produce is preferred and if they’ve ever considered working together on a backyard garden. choose organic products. overflowing with green paint. few seem to know the definitions for common terms associated with the green lifestyle. There’s certainly no proof those stereotyped as “tree huggers” have particularly vulgar mouths. ask if they’ve calculated the savings of an electric car that doesn’t need oil changes — or even from a hybrid car that requires less maintenance than their current vehicle. an image of a paint can. was pinned to a board for inspiration. We’re told that buying organic produce supports sustainability and recycling is even trendier than up-cycling and down-cycling. I view it as an opportunity.naturespathways.” While everyone wants to protect nature and mankind. even though they are interested in protecting the Earth — people like me! All too often. When co-workers comment on the cost of oil changes. but few understand how they can actually afford to make 22 www.” which is the negative term used to describe organizations that portray an image of environmental awareness. The image’s creator was indicating “green washing. so definitions are morphed together in the mind of the average consumer. The common misbelief is that carbon is the most dangerous gas released into the atmosphere. The language I’m referring to is used by people who have minimal knowledge of environmental science. not a whole lot. nor do environmentalists have a reputation of foul language. but in reality have business practices that severely harm the environment. Some advertisements tell us we should buy fair trade coffee. from laundry to our choice in cat litter. specifically by those who claim to care about the Earth. Consumers have been bombarded with messages about saving the environment for years.

naturespathways. Samantha Zastrow. Sustainable practices – Practices that occur without exhausting natural resources or causing severe damage to the environment. which are limited resources that will eventually run out.” which is actually a branch of biology that deals with the relationship between organisms (anything that’s alive) and their environment. energy conservation – Reducing the amount of traditional energy used by electronics (energy efficient refrigerators. Traditional energy burns fossil fuels (coal.small lifestyle changes that will directly benefit the lives of their families. is coordinating The Answers to Energy Eco Expo. safety and pocketbook! I could offer many definitions and examples of commonly misused words. health and communities. many in the agricultural industry also utilize sustainable practices in traditional farming.ecoexpowi. To help avoid using inappropriate terminology in your efforts to better the environment. but I think it’s better for you to research for yourself! Did you know that sustainability is not exclusively connected to organic produce? The commercial agriculture industry also incorporates sustainability into its business practices. a large-scale event focused on educating attendees on how “living green” can benefit their families. green washing – Term to describe when an organization markets itself as invested in being “green” to fit into the fad. Renewable energy – Energy created by natural resources that can be replenished. event coordinator at PMI Entertainment Group.com March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 23 . such as wind. consider how it could positively affect your family’s health. here are a few definitions to help you understand what you’re reading: eco-friendly – “Eco” stands for the word “ecology. transportation (electric or hybrid vehicles) and in your home (heating and cooling). Find out more at www. www. which lessens the amount of Earth’s resources consumed by mankind. sunlight and plants. while ignoring business practices that harm the environment. While many organic farmers boast of being sustainable. oil. Rather than seeing the “green lifestyle” as an obligation to mankind and the environment. Also referred to as “alternative energy” and “clean energy” because the emissions released are safer than traditional energy sources.com or email samantha@pmiwi. ovens. TVs).com. There is so much to learn! Did you know that the maintenance costs of a hybrid car versus an electric car are significantly different? Are you aware of the government-funded programs created to help you lower your energy bill? These are just some aspects of “living green” that the average consumer can learn about to benefit their family and community — while also helping the environment. gas).

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hether you’re just curious or have a serious need to evaluate your daily calorie needs due to weight concerns, you may want to consider your basal metabolic rate (BMR). This figures the amount of energy (calories) one’s body uses when in a resting or nonactive state. The BMR calculator is one of the most widely used measurements in determining one’s basal metabolic rate or base. This excellent tool is often used by dieticians, personal trainers or individuals in conjunction with the body mass index (BMI) calculator. The BMI calculator is used to figure out where a person’s healthy body weight range is. The BMR calculator is then used to help figure out how many calories a person should be consuming to get them to their healthy body weight. So here is where most people (and yes, even some of our trusted professionals) go wrong while using the BMR calculator. While using this standard measuring tool, you must first understand what you are measuring and why. Muscle is calorie active tissue, which means it is the physical place where calories are burned for energy. Fat is simply storage or extra energy. If you can grasp this concept, then you will also understand that when using the BMR
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calculator to help with weight loss, you must take into account your body fat percentage. Why? So you can accurately calculate the right amount of calories needed based on calorie active tissue (your true fat burning machine) not overall body weight. What follows are three simple suggestions to help you determine your daily calorie needs using a bMr calculator so you can achieve your weight loss goal more easily: 1. Go to a trusted source, either a recommended local personal trainer or health professional and have your body fat level taken. 2. Take your actual overall body weight and subtract your body fat level to determine your lean body mass or “calorie active tissue.” • or example, if you are 150 lbs. and you F are at 22% body fat, figure 150 minus 33 (22% of 150), which equals 117. • our lean body mass is 117 pounds. Y 3. Search the Internet for a BMR

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This includes those on this plane and with those from the spiritual planes. pyrite will guard against negative energy – created from pollution – entering the auric field. granular. It allows us to recognize the unfolding of the universe as physical perfection in its purest form. we bend down to see what caught our attention. Pyrite acts as a conduit to physical perfection and health. It can help to clarify the mind. stalactites. Pyrite. astral spaces and the stars. www. Adding a bit of sparkle to quartz crystals is hematite. the sun hits something just right and a bit of shine catches our eye. nodular or cubic formations. they were “fool’s gold” or known to us now as pyrite.com . We all seem to love a bit of shimmer and bling. Hematite on quartz crystal also has a reddish color created by iron oxide. These energies help to produce golden white radiance. The magnetic energy balances the meridians and the body from electromagnetic pollution caused by today’s modern life. bismuth and chalcopyrite are the favorites. we all imagined that the shiny gold stones we found were real gold. enhance memory. A s we are walking down the street. It’s natural. On a physical protection level. It will assist in the balance of the mind. quartz with pyrite speeds up the progression of the timeline on unification of one with other. It is a brassy gold color. Helping to attain higher dimensional awareness. as they help one achieve abundance in life. Maybe it’s a copper penny or maybe it’s gold. As children. it amplifies the energy of the quartz crystals. which is further enhanced by the pyrite. Hematite is called a stone for the mind. soul and spirit as it grounds the body’s field. When pyrite is found with quartz or as part of a quartz cluster. Pyrite with quartz crystals is known as a stone of manifestation.naturespathways. On a physical level. when we were out looking for stones to pick up. powerful specimens. The quartz and the pyrite create beautiful. hematite balances the yin-yang energies. aid one in the creation of original thoughts and increase comprehension of technical data. Quartz is a wonderful generator and magnifier of energy. physical and emotional. Pyrite can take the form of mass. 32 Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 Close-up of a quartz crystal cluster with pyrite. Pyrite is an excellent stone for protection. It Pyrite cubes are found in this bed of quartz crystals. pyrite and quartz crystals assist with meditation. attune one mentally. Of course they weren’t.crystalreVeLatIons Crystals with bling! by Jane Hamilton Chalcopyrite is in a variety of iridescent colors. This crystal will lend one to think logically and turn emotional thoughts into logic. Further. Carrying a piece of pyrite acts as a shield to repel negative energy on all levels: spiritual. That’s one of the reasons why people who visit the mineral gallery are always drawn to the mineral specimens that have a bit of sparkle. which in turn leads one to the understanding of our previous associations in past lives.

Downtown2013 | Nature’s • 920. allowing one to feel universal love. Once oxidized. and Master Jesse. This attribute helps The geometric steps set bismuth one feel relief from a deep apart from other crystal formations. It connects different cultures so that we may understand the knowledge of those cultures more easily. it resembles those minerals and is silver. It provides one with the opening needed in astral travel. Book your appointment today! Tues. Transforming the energy associated with the crown chakra. spiritual and emotional isolationism. everything carries a vibration. located at 112b E.1122 or visit www. Open by Appointment Hours: Bridging Science & Spirit www. If you vibrate at a certain frequency and come into contact with something with a different frequency.. with Walk Around Session: $60 or FREE with $100 minimum purchase. Known as a stone of transformation. Bismuth assists one in moving from the physical plane to the inner-spiritual world. 10am to 4pm Closed Sun. 11am to 6pm Sat. greens.-Fri. downtown Appleton. are from Mystical Earth Gallery. calm experience.com. It fosters an understanding that lends itself to a knowing and assists one in the performance of customs so that no one is offended. Inspiring one to understand the universe.will dissolve negativity.mysticalearthgallery.com Mineral Walk Around Master Jesse Would you like to know which mineral vibrates to your frequency? As simple physics explains.naturespathways. Enjoy the beauty and the attributes of minerals that give us bling! They make great additions to your collection. For more information. colors.993. Master Jesse can “see and feel” which mineral is best for you based upon your frequency and the attributes you seek for healing and meditation.com 112b E. owner. chalcopyrite opens the mind allowing for an unfolding of the self into the vastness. cubic reflect into a rainbow of and nodular formations. this lab-grown hopper crystal glows with a variety of iridescent colors: blues. www. Bismuth helps one to create a feeling of serenity. creating a path for one to find wisdom regardless of the physical location or circumstances.1122 Appleton Pathways® 33 March . This formation into trigonal or hexagonal systems is caused by a higher growth rate around the outside edges of the specimen. pinks and purples. Chalcopyrite is the stone of the mystic and lends itself in the creation of understanding the ancients. College Ave. & Mon. Zenith Master. Copper and zinc crystallize with chalcopyrite to create an iridescent specimen.993. please call 920.mysticalearthgallery. It has a geometric structure of spiral stairs. Bismuth historically has been confused with lead and tin because before oxidation. you will be affected by that frequency. bismuth gives us direction to a calm orderly progression towards the change we seek. It helps one connect with the universe and its entirety.. The thickness of the oxidation layer forming on the surface of the crystals produced different light wavelengths. College Ave. this energy in turn stimulates the base chakra propelling us towards change in a meaningful. which Pyrite collage with sphere. Jane Hamilton.

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By addressing different fascial segments of the body in sequential order and by facilitating perceptual changes in how a client relates to his or her environment. We may even begin to notice that we feel tired from just trying to hold ourselves upright while sitting in a chair. • This encumbered movement may lead to tightness and restrictions in your back. in response. so that even if you stop using the mouse. injuries and life experiences. it is natural to fall into a routine. healthiest and most efficient alignment. or repetitive motion. emotional or physical trauma.erase the effects of your desk job with rolfing® si by victoria l. the 38 Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 www.com . Rolfing® Structural Integration (or Rolfing® SI) is a dynamic and holistic system of soft tissue manipulation and somatic education that restores and balances the whole body to its natural. surgery. • Now. your shoulder pulls forward and your arm does not swing as freely. cause it to become tight and dense in response to injury. the body’s continuous web of connective tissue.naturespathways. Over time. Huss w ith the pressures and distractions of everyday life. our breathing becomes restricted. get stuck in a rut or forget that there are alternatives. Something as simple as using a computer mouse all day — every day — can eventually cause your forearm to “stick” in a palm down position. accidents. limitations. Our bodies become suitcases for patterns. you may still walk with reduced smoothness — which sets you up for more problems. your whole body has to change the way it walks to a way that requires more overall effort. The protective properties of fascia. the connective tissue becomes thick and dense to hold your forearm in that position. This is what can happen next: • Your muscles don’t like to work too hard so. our movement becomes less fluid. our posture suffers and pain increases as we become inflexible in a myriad of ways. Your body unconsciously adapts this new pattern of walking. • When your arm does not swing freely. your hip … all the way down to your foot. • Because your arm is rotating inward. your shoulder starts to roll forward as well and gets stuck in the same way.

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There are over 77.D. Umbilical cord blood was found to contain over 200 toxic chemicals. and I am sure we all do. N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) is a supplement that. Remove the metals. will increase glutathione. a chemical that was outlawed over 30 years ago. is that the environment we live in can best be described as a toxic milieu. and now. helps ll your face out. Dr.S.com 920. W IL LI A M J. and the fibromyalgia can disappear. lessens wrinkles. William J. and provides for a better t and nish. an organelle that is responsible for all energy production from heart beats to breathing and any muscle movement to thinking clearly. For example. Mitochondria. Heavy metals and chemicals that won’t break down — called persistent organic pollutants — are everywhere. is amazing breakthrough provides underlying facial support which plumps your lips. When these chemicals are inside us. D. over 50 of which were cancer-causing. leading to fatigue. There are very effective ways to increase glutathione in our bodies through nutritional strategies. is one of the main players in the detox process. Weyauwega. traditional dentures. calling them the fountain of youth for denture wearers. a protein made by the liver to protect every cell in the body. when metabolized by the liver. DC w henever I discuss detox with anyone. So let’s establish that we live in a toxic world.867 .3101 studies in people of varying age. “Why do I need to detox?” or “I take milk thistle.economy dentures. Patients absolutely love them. it usually raises a lot of questions like. DDT.com F aceliftDentureswi. introducing Faceli Dentures.this detox is for you by scott vander Wielen. The first important thing to understand. becomes impaired in its ability to function and produce energy (ATP). Twohig De nti Nat ural and Ho listic st ry 417 East Ann Street.000 peer review journal articles written on glutathione. TW OHIG. Studies have found that autistic children either have very depleted glutathione or none at all. Glutathione. WI 54983 info@faceliftdentureswi.com 40 Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 . was found in fat liposuction Join the "FLD" phenomenon! “Faceli dentures changed my life. There www. It is critical for protecting our cells from the toxins that can harm us.naturespathways. it is felt by just about every cell in the body. Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are what can result from heavy metal burden to our bodies. so aren’t I detoxing already?” So I thought it would be appropriate to touch on the most important things to understand about detox and how we can each benefit from the process. ” ere are three types of dentures .

The best way to increase glutathione is by nourishing the liver so it is made continuously.naturespathways.“having trouble losing weight no matter what you do? then detoxing can be a solution for you because it can be the critical obstacle to your losing weight.” are multiple ways to raise glutathione levels besides taking NAC. and a good nutritional strategy should include several ways. Empower the liver to detox whatever is in the fat. Our brains are made up of mostly fat. Every one of us needs to discern that our bodies are working very hard every day to protect our cells within every organ from toxins that can bring on fatigue or any number of chronic diseases. The half life of glutathione is so short that it isn’t worth the money to continue taking it. To best service his patients. a patientcentered practice employing techniques promoted by the Institute for Functional Medicine. Having trouble losing weight no matter what you do? Then detoxing can be a solution for you because it can be the critical obstacle to your losing weight. So what is actually going on when we detox? Essentially fat-soluble toxins are converted into a water-soluble toxin so it can be excreted by the kidneys — that’s it. even though the liver benefits greatly from your taking milk thistle. licensed nutritional counselor and functional medicine practitioner. spine and extremity care. it is an antioxidant/protectant and cannot detoxify or raise glutathione by itself. Vander Wielen provides an array of chiropractic services including: functional medicine.com March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 41 . LLC. Let’s realize. Scott Vander Wielen is a board certified chiropractor. so is your brain vulnerable to environmental toxins? You better believe it! It is very possible that your body’s mind does not want to release the toxins held within the fat because of the harm they could do. For more information. stress management. and the fat can then come off. that the body stores toxins in fat that it can’t detox. including cancer. Dr. It requires alot of energy (mitochondria) and potent nourishment so the pathways within the liver can be up regulated to accomplish this. Our Creator equipped us with a liver with the ability to do just that.healthymetoday. Dr.com or call 920. Also.2100. too. taking glutathione orally has been shown to not be effective in increasing glutathione. Incidentally. nutritional counseling.722. A part of every wellness strategy requires an effective detox plan to protect our vitality so we can realize a long life with an overall sense of well-being. He owns and operates Vander Wielen Health & Wellness Diagnostic Center. advanced diagnostic testing and in-office lab work. www. visit www. board eligible chiropractic internist.

” www. Because the frontal cortex of the brain in someone with ADHD has less blood flow and more difficulty using glucose. for example. “When the frontal cortex is underactive. it’s important to understand that attention deficits don’t generally fix themselves. extra study help won’t make a difference. Selective attention is the 42 Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 cognitive skill that prevents the child from being easily distracted. An attention deficit could pertain to one. Jody Jedlicka i f you’ve ever seen a child struggle to sit still or to pay attention (or get attention!). The constant stimulation provided by video games. For children with ADHD. it doesn’t function as well as it should. it’s not always just attention that’s affected. impulsiveness and hyperactivity. there’s stimulant medication. selective and divided. immediate reward is often the only way they can stay on task. but they are better able to pay attention. Sure. it simply masks the symptoms with a short-term fix. can keep kids with ADHD engaged for hours.” “This causes the child to pay attention to everything. the brain’s ability to screen out irrelevant stimuli is decreased. And because tutoring is about instruction in a particular subject (such as history or science). co-author of “Unlock the Einstein Inside: Applying New Brain Science to Wake Up the Smart in Your Child. Sustained attention is the cognitive skill that allows your child to stay on task for a long period of time.naturespathways.ADhD: the high cost of attention problems by Dr. ADHD is now the generally accepted umbrella term for the three types of attention disorders. but they are not overly active and usually don’t display disruptive behavior (formerly called ADD). not strengthening weak brain skills. • Hyperactive/Impulsive Type – people are fidgety and can’t control their impulses. but all medications run the risk of side effects. initiates behavior and controls working memory. While weak learning skills may not seem like a big deal in third grade. In children with ADHD. you’ve got a general idea of how the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) manifest. This is bad news. The three forms of ADHD are: • Inattentive Type – people with this disorder have trouble focusing.com .” says Tanya Mitchell. two or all three types of attention: sustained. Other brain skills often suffer as well. especially considering that the frontal cortex inhibits impulses. Many parents don’t want to medicate their children until they graduate from college. understanding what’s behind ADhD So what is the solution? To answer that you first need to understand what ADHD is. Divided attention allows them to do more than one task at a time. But beyond the squirminess and lack of focus is a deeper issue: weak learning skills. • Combined Type – applies to people with poor attention. including what used to be generally referred to as ADD. After all. medication doesn’t do anything at all to actually eliminate attention struggles. and studies show that ADHD medications only work in about 70 to 80 percent of people. which obviously makes staying on task very difficult.

as many well-meaning school administrations have done. treating the root cause — not the symptoms So where does that leave the child with attention problems who is destined to struggle to learn throughout school and beyond? The answer is not accommodation. Find out more about LearningRx at www. • Difficulty getting into college. attention. There is no one known cause of ADHD. strengthening weak brain skills can raise IQ by as much as 12 points! The cause of ADHD is still up for debate. The only proven. brain training can treat the weak attention skills of ADHD that threaten to diminish a child’s potential to learn and thrive.“untreated ADhD can lead to major crises. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences and has worked with children in a variety of settings. making the user “feel better. LearningRx trains the underlying learning and reading skills necessary for easy and efficient learning. Attempts to reduce workloads and remove distractions never actually fix the underlying problem. Children with ADHD usually have at least one close relative who also has it. more confident learner? The cost is too high. we correct it. intensive. find faster routes to process information and increase the processing speed of existing neural connections. • Poor grades. Unlike digital brain training games.naturespathways. And because IQ is simply a measurement of cognitive skills.” “We’re not talking about little nuisances. because these substances increase the production of dopamine. and then we practice that new skill until it’s second nature.” says Mitchell. most children would never need stimulant medication. But there are other factors — symptoms have been linked to environmental issues like food dyes and toxins. • Significant time-management challenges. • Chronic disorganization. Jody Jedlicka is an audiologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of auditory processing disorders.” the high cost of not treating ADhD Getting in trouble for yelling in the library or not turning in math homework will seem like minor infractions once you consider the long-term risks of not treating the root cause of ADHD.. Here are just a few symptoms you could see throughout school. auditory and visual processing. Offer good through April 15. 2013. is actually decreased in children with ADHD. Treating the root cause of attention struggles will ALWAYS pay off. relationship difficulty. “The long-term consequences of attention problems can’t be shrugged off and ignored. relationship difficulty. which regulates things like movement and balance. one-on-one brain training uses the brain’s plasticity to rebuild neural connections. substance abuse and chronic health problems. nicotine and methamphetamine. • Anxiety and/or depression. we strengthen your child’s underlying cognitive skills (those basic skills that need to be in place in order for learning to come easily. logic and reasoning. faster. financial issues. As you can see. production of dopamine. We don’t tutor or simply mask the symptoms of a learning problem .” weak attention skills with cognitive skills training. college and even into adulthood: • Low self-esteem. substance abuse and chronic health problems. Even without a definitive cause.  An “ADHD gene” has also been identified that brings an increased risk of having ADHD. and processing speed). Dr. LearningRx is a totally different kind of program.learningrx. It may also explain why adults with ADHD have a much greater risk of abusing stimulant substances like cocaine. scientific solution is treating the root cause of www.. financial issues. all of which improve dopamine function. Why risk your child’s future when there’s a scientifically proven method to make him a stronger. March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 50 OFF NP0113 43 . such as memory. There is a genetic factor: it tends to run in families.com $ Skills Assessment & Consultation With this coupon. including employment challenges. • Difficulty managing money. these patterns can have a significant impact on one’s entire life. and is the director of LearningRx of the Fox Cities. and children whose mothers smoked while pregnant with them are twice as likely to develop ADHD.com. We actually train your child’s brain to learn more easily. Untreated ADHD can lead to major crises. By strengthening attention and other cognitive skills with brain training at an early age. Using a scientifically proven approach. New clients only. This explains why stimulants (like Ritalin and caffeine) work well for many children with the disorder. including employment challenges. Another interesting fact: Contrary to what many believe.

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would feel so awkward being in a loveless house after living in a home with love all her life. “Yes. And as for my brethren that call themselves soothsayers.com. All the walls must be washed with love by the family that is to live there. Poor Frankie.. I introduced myself. She explained: “I have lived here for over 60 years and it has always been a sad place. I don’t think anyone ever visited that house and Frankie never bought any of his friends over. isn’t it?” I asked. A cleansing alone.993. I sensed a deep emptiness. if he or she is open to it. He speaks of battling poltergeist as though it is like taking a walk in the park. located at 112b E.” “Yes. noticing an elderly woman hanging some laundry. I know the leader of the group. As for the ghost-busters. Zenith Master. One could even say Auntie appeared to lust over spooky. musty smell. “Your new neighbor hired me to inspect the house. Two days later. but unused. I suggested many plants and lots of dinner parties. The kitchen was the only room that appeared to be in good repair. In the case of this woman’s house. I sat alone in that house all night. in all the years I have lived here. No poltergeist.” I responded. I have been expecting your call. Overall the house did not have a good feeling to it. Over time the sadness of the house will be lifted and replaced with unity. There was a somewhat damp. however. I am just like you. He claims to do battle with poltergeist and demons.mysticalearthgallery. You see. Master Jesse. I speak to the spirits and most of my friends are gifted as well.” “History is best forgotten. and fear as well.” she replied. as the aunt wanted acceptance from her family. Since she would be living there alone most of the time. www. is just the beginning of what the house needs. The day he turned 18. It would be helpful if we can learn about the history. She sees them as real life.” She talked and talked for some time. is from Mystical Earth Gallery. It was mostly empty: a small loveseat and coffee table. Followed by. I performed a major cleansing of the home. One can start by interviewing the landlord or prior owner.” It didn’t take long to see Auntie lived through Stephen King-type novels and spooky movies. Frankie couldn’t wait to move out. Painting should be done by the family to occupy the house. I started to get a pretty good picture of what was going on. a very lovely bedroom set.” I think he got his training watching Scooby-Doo. Just a house that had never known love.” she replied. “Good morning! It looks like a great day to hang laundry. the previous owner moved to Arizona after selling the house and had no interest in talking to me on the phone. “Yes.com . Frankie rented it out to people. It’s always been a sad place. She also gave me the names of the other three so-called powerful psychics that claimed the house was haunted. We continue now with the inspection … i t is always a good idea for the inspector to get as much information as possible on the property in question. “Are you my new neighbor?” “No. I greeted her with. A new house vibrates to the rhythm of its inhabitants. downtown Appleton. All carpeting must be removed and the floors scrubbed as well.and 6-year-old sons so they can learn the trade. old musty carpeting. So I went to the house and walked around the outside. It was easy for her unstable aunt to pass her beliefs of fear on to her niece. For more information. It turns out that I knew two of them and it seems to me they got their training from horror movies. my client. deep sadness. it is. His dad died not long after Frankie left and his mother drank herself to death over the years. I don’t recall anyone visiting. gentleness and love. College Ave.” “Frankie. mediums and psychics: you have an obligation not to make a carnival of our work. 46 Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 mostly rough types.intuitiveInsIgHts inspecting a house for unwanted spirits (Part 2) by Master Jesse You may remember last month’s article about the Oshkosh woman who met with me due to fears about her new house being haunted. please call 920. “It’s no problem … I even bring my 4. Yes. It must be done with love. And so it was with this house. a small dinette set. he joined the Army.naturespathways. I began the inspection of the home. Next I called the Auntie who claimed the house was haunted. No ghost. that’s the last owner. She instantly bellowed out. It’s no wonder the new owner.1122 or visit www. which was a wedding gift. his mom and dad were mean to him and both heavy drinkers. No one stayed very long and he got tired of all the damage done to the house. The last family left it a real mess and he sold it for nothing. and unpacked boxes stacked in every room.

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The Jour�ey of a Healer Growing up in the projects of Chicago in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Still. At that time. etc. At one point thereafter.” Terrified and confused as any young man would be by all of this. he visited a psychic named Cleo. resulting in his ability to actually create energy instead of just channel it like other healers.000 sessions and eight years of study. . While it is always made clear that he does not diagnose illnesses or disease. It isn’t just the conservative Midwest’s “eccentric” population that appreciates his gift. You were born with talent to heal. • Those seeking to understand their life’s journey. Jesse is the first to admit that the path of a spiritual healer can be long. Jesse recalls the intense anger and rage he had towards God during those years because of the inequities of his situation and the way he was “made. “There are many obstacles — both personal and societal — to overcome. one of which included leaving his unstable home of Chicago. A monumental point on his healing journey came twenty years ago. Jesse Martinez was surrounded by violence and despair. While he still didn’t want to believe in himself. who had quite a reaction when doing his reading. chakras and frequencies. studying various spiritual and emotional disciplines.ter Jesse’s Mas gift healing OF BY JACKIE PETERS after 10. he lived in a root cellar in inner city Las Vegas as he worked with the homeless there. Soon. multiple sclerosis. quantum physics — it can be intimidating stuff for the average person. It requires dedication and an understanding that the journey of acquiring knowledge and honing skills never ends. • Those wishing to relieve strong anxiety before job interviews. Clients come to him with all of the issues above. provided hope to those society had forgotten. • Those in search of their spiritual path. he had a “visitation” that lasted three days. he made some very adult decisions. etc. broad acceptance continues to grow for the alternative healing methods he offers. “You are responsible for what you do. and he works to liberate them. And so his journey took him throughout the North American continent over the next decade. and practicing his healing art. he reached a point where the visions could no longer be blocked and just became more intense. • Those desperate to find relief from physical pain. He wanted to give them hope. Have faith that you have been made right. Quite an advancement! A wide variety of people covering a large spectrum of human conditions now seek out Master Jesse at his Healing Center within Mystical Earth Gallery in downtown Appleton. special life events. ‘What was there was not right’ as she picked up the cards over and over again. “I remember her saying. to venture out on his own.” She knew then that Jesse had a gift. Master Jesse started seeing other components in the flow of energy. • Those in search of forgiveness of self and others. It needs to be cultivated.” As an adolescent. during his four and a half years working on the streets of Las Vegas. he took on the title “Master. The spiritual healing and energy work he administers facilitate the body’s healing process. It was a difficult existence. lonely and quite difficult. Master Jesse is able to complement traditional medicine programs. when A Closer Look at the Ar� of Healing For what reasons do individuals seek out healing? Clients of Master Jesse include: • Those wanting to release anger and be more peaceful. to escape his visions. during which time an angel said. though. considering what’s involved with the topic – sacred geometry.” he says. • Those interested in complementing medical treatment for diseases like cancer. Jesse. While there. Jesse pondered the possibility of his insanity.” In addition. through his healing work. Jesse turned to the vices of the troubled — alcohol and drugs — at a young age as well. two and a half years ago. further exacerbated by a lack of family support and by visions he began having as early as age three.

something we inherited from our ancestral belief systems. prepare them to make their transition in peace/without fear. there have been miracles! The Love Energ� Master Jesse explains that he “saw” unconditional love about 23 years ago during a demonic situation he encountered. “While it is clear that it will take a miracle. It all stems from the belief that everything in the universe is in a state of vibration. In fact. who then adjusts frequencies in the body through APEX™.” Zenith Healing Initially. giving one optimum balance between body.” APEX™ Sacred Geomet�ic Healing® After 22 years of practicing with the Zenith method. Master Jesse’s healing work was based on a healing modality known as Zenith Healing. he uses universal love to direct energy and color vibrational light to aid his clients on their own path to spiritual healing and growth. As Master Jesse explains. He is interested in discovering why a client feels the way he or she feels. Master Jesse will tell the client why they were out 112b E. the frequency of love came through his entire body. “If properly executed by the practitioner. he relays. As the focal points for the reception and transmission of energy. the healing will continue to unfold in the individual for four to five years. I still do what I can to bring them through it. A year and a half ago. he persisted in consistently working towards mastering the frequency. The person was liberated from their spiritual affliction.” “happier” and “more energetic” afterwards. As a Zenith Master Teacher. Fear comes to light most often. This advanced color-light management system incorporates vibrational energy while producing electromagnetic energy in order to induce healing. This energy is created through the healer (no machine or devices). and if the family allows. Master Jesse can remove their pain.” So what should you expect when attending a healing session? Many times. neither he nor his work has to be intimidating. I am not lonely and I have a beautiful peace inside of me. Most clients report feeling “lighter. And. Next he moves the client to the healing table. APEX APEX™ Sacred Geometric Healing® and “The Love Energy.” he explains. consisting of Zenith Healing. determine their flow and move magnetic fields. Master Jesse is able to measure chakras with his hands. Master Jesse is able to: 1) pull stagnant or negative energy out of the body. This table work brings the body.mysticalearthgallery. For those not familiar with chakras. As he did battle. Rev. Master Jesse is especially pleased with the long-term effects of this art form. Upon completion. consultations with Master Jesse begin with psychological/spiritual counseling.” Removing blockages enables an individual to obtain greater balance in body. and his healing work as complicated. difficult path. During this process. Master Jesse shares that he especially enjoys watching clients with low self-esteem “unfold” after their program’s completion. It’s that simple. offering clients assistance in a variety of afflictions.” he shares.” “smooth. Master Jesse created his own healing art form: APEX™ Sacred Geometric Healing®.of balance. but if I had to do it all over again. I would. “These energy centers permeate from the physical body to the subtle body layers. which is now the foundation of his healing work. be there to help them pass over. Sat 10am-4pm. Unfortunately. however. Nothing too intimidating there! A client seeking more advanced healing work then remains on the table for what Master Jesse calls the basis of his work.993. “It’s been a long. People should know that his main purpose in life is liberating people from their pain. Appleton 920. College Avenue. mind and spirit. it is essential that they are kept stable. and 3) inject energy into the chakras to align or balance (so that all energy is moving in the same direction). And after 30 years. and by appointment Bridging Science & Spirit . How he then programs the client’s energy is unique to each individual after this. He describes it as “an energy management system that enables practitioners to release blockages that interfere with optimum vibration of the cellular structure. for a client with advanced stage 4 cancer. While Master Jesse says people misinterpret his thick aura as negative male energy (he says his aura is a side effect of 30 years of energy work). they are points that emit energy from the body. Twenty-two years ago. For example. mind and spirit into harmony. many individuals wait until their illness is terminal to reach out to Master Jesse. yes. and obtain his master’s degree. estimating a 70% success rate. possibly due to stigma or fear. where they remain fully clothed.1122 www. including the human body. and he says he knows of no practice that removes blockages as effectively.) Master Jesse begins with some chakra work. mind and spirit. (If a client presents with severe physical pain. For the first time. He never turns them away.com Hours: Tue-Fri 11am-6pm. For 22 years afterwards. William Wiltshire. It is very sophisticated work. mastery was achieved and now he can produce the love frequency on demand and transmit it into the body of another. 2) infuse pure or positive energy. He takes responsibility until the end. be it emotional or physical. Master Jesse still has a passion for moving his healing work forward and making new discoveries. according to Master Jesse.” Without direct touch. Master Jesse was able to study under Zenith’s creator. “I appreciate my life. they go directly to the healing table.

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when kids are faced with making their own decisions about what to eat. healthy and tasty diet into their lifestyle to promote a healthy weight. Contact her at agledhill@ymcafoxcities.“Making gradual changes.naturespathways.” CELEBRATING 125 YEARS YMCA OF THE FOX CITIES 1888-2013 cheese and — for an extra boost — add some pureed cauliflower. Mix a variety of favorites and new options to help everyone make a healthier choice. Skip delivery and let everyone make their own pizza with whole wheat crust and a variety of veggie toppings and a lean protein. Offer a couple of fresh fruit options to choose from at breakfast. Healthy Family Home provides tools and support for families who are ready to take a positive step in living a healthier. The more information kids take in from their family environment. when they have free reign to make their own decisions.886.org or 920. happier life. Choices give kids and grown-ups an opportunity to exercise power and have opinions. Limiting kids’ sugar or fat intake is the right idea but if you forbid them from eating something.” says Amanda. Then in the future. Explain why fruits and vegetables are important for them to eat and why certain foods are not the best option. they will already have an idea of what to choose. introducing new foods and adapting to new tastes week by week can result in major change in the course of a year and ultimately a lifetime. She is available for one-on-one consultations or group presentations at several of the YMCA of the Fox Cities locations. sustained changes. For more information and free resources for families. “It’s all about small steps in the right direction. introducing new foods and adapting to new tastes week by week can result in major change in the course of a year and ultimately a lifetime. educate. Teach kids about what a healthy plate looks like. choice of veggies and fruits for lunch boxes and after school snacks. “Making gradual changes.healthyfamilyhome. Don’t ban foods.2127. Amanda Gledhill graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in food and nutrition. Teach them how to enjoy certain foods in moderation so they can control temptations. She has been working for YMCA of the Fox Cities for two years as a nutritionist. www.com March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® 81 . they will choose the ones they were never allowed to have before. Amanda believes that everyone can incorporate a simple. the more likely it will stay with them in the future.” YMCA of the USA and Eli Lilly and Company have partnered to create Healthy Family Home to leverage two of the most powerful forces in health today — the family home and the proven impact of small.org or contact your local YMCA. visit www. offer choices.

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Journal of the American Medical Association. memory impairment. DeKosky ST. Historically. Accessed at www.300(19):2253–2262. eds. Further analysis of the same data also found ginkgo to be ineffective in slowing cognitive decline. References: Brinkley TE. • Other NCCAM-funded research includes studies of ginkgo for symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Ginkgo. Tell all your health care providers about any complementary health practices you use. Carlson MC. There is conflicting evidence on the efficacy of ginkgo for tinnitus.000 volunteers age 75 and over who took 240 mg of ginkgo daily. 2005:249–257. et al. Fresh (raw) ginkgo seeds contain large amounts of a chemical called ginkgotoxin. Adams F. Give them a full picture of what you do to manage your health. ginkgo extracts are used in skin products. but a trial sponsored by the National Institute on Aging of more than 200 healthy adults over age 60 found that ginkgo taken for six weeks did not improve memory. Williamson JD.). Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Web site. Source: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). Ginkgo biloba for prevention of dementia: a randomized controlled trial. Newton. which can cause serious adverse reactions — even seizures and death. NCCAM website. Journal of the American Medical Association. Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs. Extracts are usually taken from the ginkgo leaf and are used to make tablets. Snitz BE. ginkgo leaf extract has been used to treat a variety of ailments and conditions. gastrointestinal upset. dizziness or allergic skin reactions. et al. Products made from standardized ginkgo leaf extracts contain little ginkgotoxin and appear to be safe when used orally and appropriately. American Journal of Hypertension. et al. Effect of Ginkgo biloba on blood pressure and incidence of hypertension in elderly men and women. researchers recruited more than 3. Brinckman J. Today. Ginkgo biloba leaf extract. Occasionally.herbBLurB Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) t he ginkgo tree is one of the oldest types of trees in the world. lowering blood pressure or reducing the incidence of hypertension. Solomon PR. diarrhea. MA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. although several small studies have found modest improvements. Goldberg A. 2009. sexual dysfunction due to antidepressants. 2010. Roasted seeds can also be dangerous. 2008. In: Coates P. and treat sexual dysfunction. Nature’s Pathways® | March 2013 Side effects of ginkgo may include headache. Ginkgo biloba. Herbs at a glance. 2009. 2002. Journal of the American Medical Association. Strømgaard K. Blackman M. • Overall. www. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba L. tinnitus and other health conditions.naturalstandard. Arnold AM. Ginkgo biloba for preventing cognitive decline in older adults: a randomized trial. treat or help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.302(24):2663–2670. et al. intermittent claudication and tinnitus. More severe allergic reactions have occasionally been reported. nausea. so people who take anticoagulant drugs. 2009. side effects and cautions what the science says • Numerous studies of ginkgo have been done for a variety of conditions. In this clinical trial. Participants were followed for an average of approximately six years. New York. naturaldatabase.com 86 . including asthma. Accessed at www. decrease intermittent claudication (leg pain caused by narrowing arteries). insulin resistance and short-term memory loss associated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression. In: Blumenthal M. There are some data to suggest that ginkgo can increase bleeding risk. eds. and cooked seeds are occasionally eaten. NY: Marcel Dekker. capsules or teas. Natural Standard Database Web site. Vogensen SB. Nakanishi K. • Some smaller studies of ginkgo for memory enhancement have had promising results. the evidence on ginkgo for symptoms of intermittent claudication has not yet shown a significant benefit for this condition. Cragg G. or have scheduled surgery or dental procedures should use caution and talk to a health care provider if using ginkgo. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.288(7):835–840. cognitive decline. Ginkgo for memory enhancement: a randomized controlled trial.naturespathways. et al. have bleeding disorders. Fitzpatrick AL. Lovato JF. known as the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory study. folk uses of ginkgo leaf extracts include attempts to: improve memory. fatigue and tinnitus (ringing or roaring sounds in the ears). intermittent claudication. Silver A. • An NCCAM-funded study of the well-characterized ginkgo product EGb-761 found it ineffective in lowering the overall incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly.. bronchitis. multiple sclerosis. 2000:359–366. O’Meara ES. Ginkgo seeds have been used in traditional Chinese medicine  for thousands of years.23(5):528–533.com on August 20. Among the most widely researched are dementia.com on August 20.Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements.

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March 21 • 5:30 p. 1-hour adolescent group session that meets the 2nd and 4th tuesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 p. If this system is out of balance. miniworkshops and the opportunity to interview doulas. neenah. • resources to show easy ways to be more “green” in your daily life. doulas are good for everyone! attend this special seminar during World doula Week.rainbowsinharmony.722.m. Kids will learn effective evidence-based techniques to manage stress that they will be able to apply immediately. seven prismacolor pencils.864. Call today to reserve your place at 920. seminar held at globe university in appleton..ecoexpoWI.m.C. March 23 • 10 a.7245. grand Chute and at globe university in green Bay.-4 p.HealthyMetoday. find out how to overcome inner resistance. awaken Within book and 50 mandala cards along with a portfolio. suite f.com March 2013 | Nature’s Pathways® Ask the expert — terry lemerond! 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