Anna Gillingham, a gifted educator and psychologist, who mastered language, began working with Dr. Orton to help him develop instructional materials and strategies. So began the Orton-Gillingham method, still considered the gold standard for teaching reading.
The additional pull on our (likely already) overscheduled lives, leads to additional stress, generally compounded by lack of sleep. Stress can sap our natural resources, leaving us susceptible to illness.
The Iroquois Midwinter Ceremony involves extinguishing old fires and lighting new ones. The Hopi Holy Cycle celebrates the changing of the seasons and the nature of the Hopi sacred universe.
Can you believe we are in the midst of the holiday season? With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought we should discuss something generally overlooked during… Read more “Tips for Maintaining Holiday Wellness”
We are a culture obsessed with finding the “next best thing.” And our diets are no exception. We’re constantly bombarded with new diet trends, “must-have” supplements, “miracle… Read more “Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet”
Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Last week, I wrote and posted a blog about how important water intake is for survival. This week, I further discuss… Read more “Water: Important for Good Health”
Part 1 of a 2-Part Series It seems as if medical professionals constantly tell us to drink water. The usual suggestion is at least eight 8 oz.… Read more “Water: Why is it so Important?”
It seems almost every cosmetic, face cream, face or eye serum, and body lotion contains hyaluronic acid — as a major ingredient. But, what is it and… Read more “What Is Hyaluronic Acid & Why Is It Important?”
It seems like everyone is always talking about diet. We are a culture obsessed with the way we look. Yet, we are a nation of fat people!… Read more “Diet Direction”