Let’s Talk About It.

With this issue, we learn that Apple’s top trending app category last year was mindfulness/meditation. Why do you think that is? Stress is certainly a major concern and it’s great to see people turning to valuable resources and learning how to cope. We’re taking steps, sharing our stories, consoling family and friends, and reaching out… Read more »

Celebrating Mother Earth

In this shiny New Year, we take a look at our relationship with nature. When was the last time you enjoyed the great outdoors, went camping or strolled on the beach? In today’s society, we’ve done a good job of isolating ourselves from Mother Earth, and it seems to be harming our health. So with… Read more »

The Greatest Gift

What is the one thing you hope to have with you for life? Your children? Your spouse? Your sanity? Your mobility? When you think about it, the most treasured thing you could wish for yourself and your loved ones is good health. It can be the difference between happiness and heartbreak, comfort and pain, and… Read more »

Can You Feel It In The Air?

Another season is upon us and I can tell it’s going to be an exciting and fun-filled adventure! With the fourth quarter dubbed “The Wellest Season,” it has already begun. As I write this, the World Series is in game 2, Wanderlust’s Wellspring comes to town this weekend, and our first gala is a week… Read more »

Look How Far We’ve Come

Amazed. Proud. Excited. Blessed. Some of the many emotions I feel as I write this. When I started Desert Health® eight years ago, two of our main objectives were to encourage consumers to take their health into their own hands, and to elevate our valley’s thriving natural health community. I knew from experience that natural… Read more »

Happy Summer

Summer in the Desert is a great time to take stock of your life…clean out your closet, finish that project, join a yoga class, or learn meditation. We are doing just that at Desert Health, starting with our website which contains every article that has ever appeared on our pages – eight years of valuable… Read more »

Celebrating Life

The Heavens certainly have been earning their share of 5-star angels this year, including our beloved Edith Morrey who left us two weeks before her 106th birthday. Our friendship was one of great admiration; she was Desert Health’s biggest fan and I was hers. In our last visit, all she said was ‘thank you,’ two… Read more »

“You Just Have to Eat Well”

Today I had the honor of visiting a dear friend who wasn’t feeling herself. She is hardly ever ill, has eaten healthy her entire life, and is my greatest inspiration. I brought her a beloved avocado which, thanks to her, I now eat daily. We spoke about nutritious foods keeping you well, getting the girls… Read more »

The Power of Positive

In every moment of our lives we have the choice to think or say positive or negative thoughts. And those words will not only impact the recipient, but will also impact us. Do you consciously think about how your words will impact those around you? What makes a person choose the negative? Is it the… Read more »

Welcome to a Year of Health & Happiness

Season has started with incredible energy – and excitement for the many health and wellness happenings here in the Coachella Valley. We have renowned speakers, festive events and numerous no-cost opportunities to enhance your personal knowledge and practices and we hope you will take part. In January, Eisenhower is bringing acclaimed sleep expert and Harvard… Read more »

Excited for the Season

We are so excited about this season and the many things we have planned for you! If you aspire to keep your health on track – or to get on track – picking up Desert Health® is a great place to start. In addition to the many educational articles you’ll find on our pages, we… Read more »

Never Stop Growing

When was the last time you learned something new? One thing I love about Desert Health® is with each issue, I learn something new. But it’s been a while since I invested time into actually learning a new skill. This summer while enjoying Oprah and Chopra’s latest meditation series, Desire & Destiny, I did a… Read more »

Moving Health Forward

First and foremost, I would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who attended the 2017 Desert Health® Wellness Awards in May. It was a spectacular evening as you will see from the photos. We congratulate this year’s winners and all nominees. Keep up the great work in moving health and wellness forward… Read more »

Good Health Starts at Home

As I write this, the final bands at Coachella weekend 2 are playing in the background, and I am reminded that when this issue arrives, all the festivals will have moved out and another season will have come to an end. It’s time to “come home” to our inner sanctums, catch up on that much… Read more »

Time to Shine

Have you found your groove yet this year? We are almost a third of the way through 2017 and I can’t say I have quite settled in. There just seems to be something in the air…Maybe it’s our unseasonably cold weather or this terrible cold and flu season affecting so many. It could be the… Read more »

A Simple Practice for Holiday Stress

Welcome to holidays in the Desert where some of the best weather in the country can be found. We are the envy of our neighbors to the east and a frequent getaway for those to the west. While our lush green lawns and beautiful resorts speak endless vacation, the people of our community are still… Read more »

A Year of Progress

As 2016 comes to an end, we celebrate another year of progress when it comes to health care built for us, the consumer. As you will read in Health is a Choice, both doctors and our government are starting to realize that drugs aren’t always the answer and are encouraging integrative therapies. This is certainly… Read more »

Sunshine & Smiles

Why do we do all this crazy health stuff? Because more and more of us are beginning to see the significant value of maintaining good health as we age. We’re fueling our bodies with essential nutrition over taste, exercising and practicing mind-body therapies because they feel good both physically and mentally and create a more… Read more »