Remember when you first saw Al Gore’s movie An Inconvenient Truth that depicted the dire state of our environment due to global warming? It wasn’t easy to watch. But we had to face some facts: as a result of industrialization in our world, carbon emissions, and the creation of 87,000 new chemicals over the past 100 years that found their way into our food, air, soil and water, our world was changing… and not for the better!
I call myself a holistic, nutritionally-oriented Registered Nurse for a reason. Instead of simply accepting a diagnosis or label (such as hypertension), becoming alarmed and heading straight to the doctor for a prescriptive medication, those of us who believe in the power of natural healing look for underlying reasons why the body produces symptoms such as elevated blood pressure and we seek out more natural solutions for rectifying the problem.
“It is health that is our real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver” ~Mahatma Gandhi
Creating an abundance of money is a wonderful experience! Surrounding ourselves with things that please us, having the ability to travel to exotic places, being able to give generously to others or decide on a whim to make an extravagant purchase are all exhilarating indeed! Yet, would we trade any one of these experiences for a life threatening diagnosis? I doubt many would answer yes to that question.
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