Life in Balance: Part 1

LIFE IN BALANCE Part 1. What is health? by Elena Greco LIFE IN BALANCE is a multi-part series exploring health–what it is, how to get it and how to maintain it, easily and naturally. This article is published on MEDIUM: Life in Balance: Part 1. Part 1. What is health? I want to start by asking a question: What is…

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Not Crazy, Not Lazy

Not Crazy, Not Lazy by Elena Greco January 14, 2018 In 2011 I suddenly and unexpectedly found myself on the floor. I couldn’t get up. I had no idea why. I tried to stand, shaking as though I were bench pressing 200 pounds. My legs simply would not respond. I crawled to my bed, an inch at a time, dragged…

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The Psychology of Meditation

The Psychology of Meditation by Elena Greco February 19, 2017 I’ve intended to write an article about meditation for quite some time. I planned to discuss the true nature of meditation, what it is and isn’t, and the best ways of experiencing it—in short, a meditation primer. I have some knowledge and experience that I believe would be useful, and…

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Purchasing Health

Purchasing Health by Elena Greco December 30, 2015 Every year I choose a cause or topic to focus on, one which is urgent or important to our culture and our planet. I learn as much as I can about it, post about it on social media, and write about it. That’s part of my activism, something I think is particularly…

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To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate – What a Loaded Question…

To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate – What a Loaded Question… by Elena Greco August 10, 2015 Vaccination is a topic which seems to bring out rabid and vicious disagreement. Those on either “side” of the debate (they seem to see it as an either/or situation) seem to have an unusually negative reaction to those opposing their view. People have…

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Just Call Me Pisa….

Just Call Me Pisa… by Elena Greco September 23, 2015 Herniated Disc Day 7 Welcome to Pain! This is your new life! That was the message I got when I woke up a week ago today. It seems that lifting something a little too heavy while stooped over a barrier was the final straw for a particular nerve in my…

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Better Living Through Music

Better Living Through Music by Elena Greco July 2007 © Introduction Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education. ~ Plato (347 B.C.E.) The process of academic learning and concentrated study is sometimes fraught with stress, difficulty, tension and apprehension. In addition, other areas of our lives require mental focus in processing information which sometimes proves difficult.…

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Why Fragrance Stinks

Why Fragrance Stinks by Elena Greco November 28, 2010 Fragrance can be a touchy issue. Some people seem to feel that wearing fragrance is a form of self-expression, one which others should have no say about. In addition, many people are simply not aware how much fragrance they emit from the personal care products they wear. Why does this matter?…

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