Northeast Wisconsin
June 2018

June 2018

Turn the page. I recently came across this simple three-word phrase while scrolling through Instagram. I’ll admit, it was borderline mere muscle memory at that time of the night. But, it struck me. It caused me to pause and reflect on its potential meanings. As an editor and avid reader,…
There’s no place like home. It’s our sanctuary, a place we belong and feel the most comfortable. Often times, it surrounds something more than tangible walls and the objects within. It’s the people, the memories. Even — and especially — the sights and smells that simply make us feel good…
“Why doesn’t my health insurance cover alternative providers, like chiropractic? Is there anything I can do to change this?” —Dan S., Omro Great questions, Dan! Alternative providers can be more effective at a lower cost, so it raises the question why insurance companies often do not cover their services. One…
Tired of rising gas prices? Want to produce your own fuel at home? Then PV + EV might be right for you. PV stands for photovoltaics or solar electric. EV stands for electric vehicle, like the Nissan Leaf or the Toyota Prius Plug-In, Chevy Volt, Chevy Bolt, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Volkswagen…
Summer is a great time of year for people and their pets to enjoy the great outdoors and soak up some sun. Just as men and women exercise caution by applying sunscreen and staying hydrated on hot summer days, dog owners must take steps to protect their four-legged friends when…
According to John Gottman in The Art and Science of Love Workshop for Couples, “The Japanese martial art, aikido, teaches the idea that using force as a defense against force only creates a bigger problem and that this type of response is a mistake. We must yield to win. You…
We all have been in a situation where we did not want to wait for something, we just wanted it now! That instant gratification can be an amazing feeling, but then you come down from that feeling and you want more. It is hard to stop the cycle. Society and…
We all know that one of the keys to being proactive with our health is exercise. Recognizing that is the easy part. The hard part is finding a form of exercise that’s right for you. There are many factors to think about when considering exercise; it needs to not only…
The days are longer and warmer and Wisconsinites are ready to go out and enjoy all that summer has to offer! Here are some ideas on ways to do that with the added bonus of improving your health at the same time. Explore a local farmer’s market. The variety of…
The problem is in your head. Losing weight is a struggle for millions of Americans. It feels like we have tried everything from fad diets and extreme fasts to mail order meal plans. The simple truth is that to lose weight we need an approach that is powerful enough to…
In June, we celebrate Father’s Day and we acknowledge the special men in our lives. It’s a great time to consider men’s health and making sure they stick around for a very long time. Men’s health has often been referred to as the “silent health crisis” because most men don’t…
What is a floatation tank, pod, cabin, room or chamber? These are all just methods of achieving floatation therapy, aka sensory deprivation or R-E-S-T. These devices are containers filled with about 10 inches of water and over 1,000 pounds of dissolved Epsom salt — allowing you to float on the…
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