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Archives: February 2015

Happy Chinese New Year!

“I am done with the past, the future has plenty of room for change.”

Posted By: tcm007 on February 19, 2015

The Year of The Sheep

The Year of the Horse is galloping out and the Year of the Sheep (also called goat or ram) is moseying in. The Chinese New Year is February 19. This Sheep year is associated with the element of wood and is considered to be yin (rather than yang as this past year was). Yin energy: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 16, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day!

Did you know that approximately 2300 years ago, Plato was the first to write about intimate relationships. His essay told the story of a mythical beast who was split in half by Zeus and rearranged. This forced the beasts to embrace each other in order to have sexual relations. It gives rise to the idea: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 14, 2015

Heart to Heart

Valentine’s Day bombards us with movies, TV specials and a landslide of things to buy to show our ‘love’.  The flowers sellers and candy manufacturers  are working around the clock. Don’t get me wrong; jewelry is great. I’m a fan!!! I also think that flowers and candy, especially chocolate, brighten the day, but let’s think: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 12, 2015

Should Sheep Be Shunned???

The year of the Sheep (also known as Goat or Ram) is fast approaching, and it maybe  leading to a decline in pregnancies in China. Why? Apparently, superstitious Chinese parents-to-be consider the Sheep an unfortunate sign under which their child could be born. There is a lot of folklore about the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 11, 2015

Resveratrol: A Delicious Way To Improve Memory, Mood and Protect Your Heart

I know that many of you read my blog posts in search of tips that keep you healthy, are natural, and have no side effects. I’ve tried to keep my health tips simple because I know that the more complicated activities become, the less we stick with them. I have a great new study to: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 9, 2015

Can Eating Walnuts Make You Smarter? Maybe...

A recent, new study links eating a handful of walnuts to improved cognitive function. The research analyzed a series of very large US nutritional surveys of people aged 20 to 90 years old, and the scientists concluded that people who ate more walnuts had improved cognitive health. Not a ton of walnuts per day, just a: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 2, 2015