Can healing crystals really heal and improve your energy and health? Is barefoot running, a throwback to our ancestral ways, really beneficial for our body? What is it with screens and kids? It can become a serious problem, and hinder their development. What is frugality, or being thrifty? Is it being cheap, or rather just smarter with your money, and looking to the future?


  • Healing Crystals. You’ve likely heard about them, but can they really help your mind (as well as body and soul)? Science-based data is lacking, however there are many that swear by them. Ultimately the benefits lie in the eye of the beholder. They won’t create any adverse effects, so maybe they’re worth a try?


  • “Barefoot” running, is it for you? “…a growing body of evidence shows running shoes might actually be doing us more harm than good.” This is a great article on the benefits of running barefoot (or minimalist shoes), and why you should consider such. It contains many resource links to medical journal studies. Is It Really Better to Run Barefoot? Another Major Study Just Weighed In.


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Quote of the Week

  • “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.”- Mark Twain



  • Freedom Service Dogs of America –  Unleashes the potential of dogs by transforming them into life-changing helpers for children, veterans and active-duty military, and others.

Personal Finance

  • Do you really need that new truck or luxury vehicle? Americans’ love affair with pickup trucks might be derailing their retirement plans:

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