Connie Goldman started out in broadcast radio; she is the former host of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and NPR arts reporter. Eventually, Goldman came to find her true area of passion–the changes and challenges of aging–and has spent the 30 years since entrenched in that field as a speaker, writer, interviewer and radio producer. Despite her diverse set of work experiences, Connie’s motivation has always been consistent–to make any stage of life an opportunity for new learning, self-discovery and continual growth.
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Hyapatia Lee is out to revolutionize the mental health care system, or at least call into question the status quo; her past personal trauma fuels her tireless commitment to empower other people to heal themselves as she did and does heal herself. As a woman of Native American (Cherokee) descent, Hyapatia is well versed in the ancient inter-tribal ideology known as Native Wisdom—in fact, it was this very teaching that rescued her from the depths of her own mental anguish. So transformative was the effect of this spiritual discipline, Lee eventually developed the philosophy into "Native Strength," which teaches self-healing techniques for practical application.
Longevity has now joined the Vocal platform, letting people from all over the world contribute to the health, wellness, and fitness community.
The word “holistic” has been throw around a lot lately in the world of health and fitness, but what does it really mean? Living a holistic lifestyle means practicing preventative care, namely through exercise and healthy eating. Rather than the traditional healthcare system which focuses on specific symptoms, holistic living takes a whole person approach. We often don’t realize the effects that nutritional deficiencies, food allergies, lack of exercise, stress, and lifestyle choices can have on our bodies. You can start living a holistic lifestyle by stocking up on these holistic gym bag must haves to set you up for success before, during, and after your workouts.
About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Causes can range from hereditary to environmental, but measures can be taken in either case to lessen your chances of developing the disease. Nothing can replace the benefits of early detection and regular medical checkups, let's be clear about that. At the same time, proper diet and certain foods can prepare the body to fight malignant cancer cells at the onset.