Friday, June 21, 2024

News and Ideas Worth Sharing


Tag: health

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Kate Lascar of Berkshire Property Agents offers one of Great Barrington’s classic Victorian beauties in immaculate condition. An analysis of first quarter 2024 real estate sales. Architect Pamela Sandler transforms a dark, compartmentalized condo into a light, bright and open home. Plus, recent sales, gardening columns and more.

Notes From Your Health Coach: A quest for true health

My quest for “true health” transformed not only my health, but my business and my life, as well. Today, at the age of 48, I feel better than I did in my late 30’s.

INTERVIEW: Monument Mountain’s new principal Amy Rex discusses education, school renovation

It’s a tricky business, the building issue, but it’s an opportunity, ultimately, to create the space that would move programming forward. The structure of this building is a real barrier to innovation. -- Amy Rex, principal of Monument Mountain Regional High School

Well-being: Five self-care strategies to transform your health for career success

These five self-care strategies, when applied together, will help you build the strong foundation of health and well-being required to support a flourishing and fulfilling career.

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Discussion of menopause, a rite of passage

Women can easily fall prey to marketing that pathologizes natural hormonal shifts. 

EAT WELL/ LIVE WELL: It’s spring. Detoxify yourself

When you are feeling congested, fatigued, burdened, you may want to look at cleaning up the toxic load on your system.

EAT WELL / LIVE WELL: Food is your best medicine

Seventy percent of your immune system resides in your gut. So what we eat can have a major impact on how our immune system functions

Steve Meyerowitz (1950 – 2015): ‘A life cut short but one well lived’

Meyerowitz had a profound impact on friends and family in the way he supported and was invested in others’ success. He met life with a smile and warmth and laughter, was present and selfless, and made everyone happy. The funeral will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Great Barrington, Mass. Burial will follow at Ahavath Sholom Cemetery in Great Barrington.

EAT WELL / LIVE WELL: What’s a body to do? Navigating the food supply

Much of the food we eat is nutritionally deficient and most packaged food is filled with chemicals that the human system is unfamiliar with at best, and at risk from more often.

KALCHEIM: The government’s diet fraud – and other deceptions

The minute establishment figures start calling anyone who questions them a loony, fringe thinker, who, for the sake of all of us, has to get with it, and adapt the accepted position on something, you should be very, very suspicious.  

Part I: Fracking: Unregulated, dangerous to human health, environment

By any number of measures – state accident reports, scholarly studies, in-depth reporting, and filed lawsuits -- hydrofracking operations are endangering the health of people who live in the vicinity, and degrading the air and water.

Lifeworks: A Zumba and Yoga studio thrives by serving young families

By transplanting and re-envisioning the child-friendly studio model she found in Israel to the Berkshires, Ilana Siegal has found her calling: “My priority is to make everyone who walks in here feel as if they are treated as full human beings.”

Tips for healthy eating on Thanksgiving

We were contemplating the 10 guests that would soon be assembling for our Thanksgiving celebration, and fretting about whether we had enough turkey, stuffing,...

‘Lift & Lunch Crunch Bunch’ honors Bob Landau for keeping them fit

The fund is in honor of the class instructor, Bob Landau, for his ultimate dedication to health and wellness, and for connecting people with a common purpose. -- Berkshire South Regional Community Center Executive Director Jenise Lucey

Eat well, live well: The late summer harvest

Kale is now recognized as providing comprehensive support for the body's detoxification system as do the other members of the brassica family –- broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprout.

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