The Top 5 Regrets

Isn’t it interesting that thinking about our mortality can be beneficial for leading a healthy, constructive life? It provides perspective and can help us focus on how precious, precarious and short our lives are.    Posted in my office is a sign reading, “What I do today is important because I’m exchanging a day of… Read more »

A Winter Wonderland is Calling

When was the last time you played in the snow…enjoyed some downhill fun, or a cross country walk through a wintery wonderland breathing in the crisp, clean air? Skiing is great exercise for the mind, body and soul. While some may consider the sport in their rear-view mirror, there are many different types of skiing… Read more »

Daily Inspiration

Publisher’s Note: We are very proud of Desert Health contributor Tracy Smith who just launched her first book, Moments of Divine Inspiration: 365 Daily Words for Self-Discovery, Transformation and Self-Love. Following is a page from the book which offers insights and practical tools to help readers “live a life of purpose, authenticity and love.” Prepare“The… Read more »

Dry January Can Lead to a Fantastic February

By now, many of us know that making small dietary and lifestyle changes can have transformative effects on our overall health and well-being. One of these transformational changes, which has been gaining popularity in recent years, is “Dry January” – the act of abstaining from alcohol for the whole month. While many may undertake this… Read more »

Be the Author of Your Own Story

You may have heard the statement “everyone has a book in them.” The Wall Street Journal found that 80% of the population plans to write one someday.  Have you thought of writing a book? If so, there are several important reasons to write that book:   So, what’s my story about becoming an author? The… Read more »

Nature’s Medicine All Around Us

As you drive around the outskirts of the Coachella Valley and view the desert landscape, you will see one of the most resilient, oldest medicinal plants on earth. Native to Southwestern United States and northern Mexico, Larrea tridentata, commonly known as creosote bush and greasewood, covers this arid ground in almost a perfectly spaced pattern.… Read more »

Desert Health 2023 Speaker Series

Desert Health, in partnership with Restore Hyper Wellness, proudly presents our 2023 Living Well Speaker Series.  The monthly presentations showcase esteemed valley doctors and health care professionals starting in July and running through December. The complimentary educational program is open to everyone interested in learning about vitality and proactive well-being.  Guest speakers include integrative doctor… Read more »

Living Wellness with Jennifer

Siempre Mejor

Since June of 1940, guests looking to enhance wellness arrived on a land originally belonging to the Native Kumeyaay at the base of Mt. Kuchumaa, a sacred peak historically protected by shamans. This earthly temple rises above Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico. In those early days, guests traveled to listen to Edmond Szekely who… Read more »

Improve Our World with Random Acts of Kindness

What if kindness were a muscle? How could you strengthen your kindness muscle? Muscles develop through repetitious exercise that is focused and disciplined.  Can you imagine the world if everyone exercised their kindness muscles daily? Our homes would be more joyful, marriages would be thriving, workplaces would be more collaborative and engaging. Even the news… Read more »