Vagus Nerve

Vagus Nerve in Trauma Recovery

The Vagus Nerve in Trauma Recovery by Dr. Arielle Schwartz Many distressing symptoms of post-traumatic stress are felt in the body – a tightness in the chest, a sinking feeling in the stomach, a familiar knot in the throat, or as a chronic feeling of exhaustion. We now recognize that we must turn toward the body as part of the healing process and as a result we have seen a surge in the use of mind body therapies such as: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, Feldenkrais, Breathwork, Massage, Breathwork,  Craniosacral, Nutritional Counseling, Acupuncture and Mindfulness for…

Chinese Zodiac

Chinese New Year of the Metal Yang Rat!

    January 25th celebrates Chinese New Year of the Rat with the New Moon Aquarius.  This begins a whole new 12 year cycle as the Rat is the first animal in the Chinese Zodiac.  This year is a great time to launch a new business or project as it favors new beginnings and new possibilities. Yang Metal element supports expansion, growth and making more money and it is an especially well aspected year for making money in Health & Wellness businesses!  All the animals were competing to be first in line in the Chinese…

One Pot Teriyaki Chicken

TERIYAKI CHICKEN  Recipe by Real Simple Good Real Simple Good is a real food and healthy lifestyle website that will inspire you to live your healthiest life through daily nourishment for your mind and body. Justin & Erica live in Bend and share their beautiful love story that is centered around real food recipes and lifestyle tips to inspire you to live better. When you follow their blog, it is like being invited into their home, you really get a sense of the caring and intention that goes into their recipes and blog content. Check them out at www.realsimplegood.com   Ingredients 2 lbs…

Healthy Skin Recipes

The Young Skin Diet  Science based Recipes & Treatments to Reveal your best skin ever by Michelle Lee  Michelle Lee is author of The Young Skin Diet and Living Luxe Gluten Free, available at Dudley’s, West Coast Provisions, and Roundabout Books. Her podcast “Delicious Dishes with Michelle Lee” originally aired on Bend’s KLRR morning show. In her spare time, Michelle loves hiking Central Oregon with her dog and visiting local breweries with her family. No More Dark Spots Oats 1/2 Cup gluten free rolled oats, dry 1 tsp unrefined coconut oil, melted 2 tsp honey…

Plaid Friday Online Sale

PLAID FRIDAY November 29th 2019

IMG_1220 Plaid Friday comes from the idea of weaving the individual threads of small businesses together to create a strong fabric that celebrates diversity and creativity of LOCAL,  independent businesses. Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses during the holidays. Our Fall / Winter Health Guide aims to bring Plaid Friday to Bend, supporting & promoting local businesses this Holiday Season instead of buying from bigger box stores or Amazon. Let’s keep our Holiday spending local…

Misophonia = Genius

Misophonia is a disorder in which certain sounds trigger emotional or physiological responses that may seem unreasonable given the circumstance. Those who have misophonia describe it as a sound that “drives you crazy.” Their reactions can range from anger to annoyance to panic and a need to flee. Now Northwestern University research suggests why the inability to shut out competing sensory information while focusing on the creative project at hand might have been so acute for geniuses such as Proust, Franz Kafka, Charles Darwin, Anton Chekhov, Marcel Proust and more currently Kelly Rippa and Melanie…

Healthy Happy Hours this Summer!!!

Join Us for our Healthy Happy Hours this Summer! Thursday, June 13th 5:30-7:30 pm at ORA JUICE Co 519 NW Colorado ave, Bend, OR 97703 https://orajuiceco.com Friday June 27th, 5:30-8pm ZAZEN Dress Shop 200 NE Greenwood, ste 3, Bend, OR 97701 https://zazenshop.com Retail Therapy, Water Kefir Drinks, plus Beauty by Deanna Dewitt & the magical BEMER Chair with Elizabeth Wing. Try on a dress & freshen your face then have your PHOTO taken my our BHG Photographer Bill!     Saturday, July 20th 5pm-7:30pm at AOS Skincare 838 NW Bond St., Bend, OR Join us…

Last Chance to Be Seen for FALL 09/13/19

09/13/19 is your Last Chance to list your Healthy Business in our Fall Bend Health Guide being direct mailed the first week of October! Sign up now here: https://www.bendhealthguide.com/advertise/

Allergy Relief

IONBOX Negative ion generators can protect you from allergens, airborne bacteria and viruses in your home. Negative ions clear the air of harmful particulates such as pet hair, pollen, smoke, bacteria and viruses, odors, dust, and more. Negative ions attach to these particles making it hard for the germs, mold, pollen, and other harmful particulates to stay airborne since they’ve become too heavy with the added negative ion attached to it.This puts them out of the way and removes them from the air we breathe and prevents these particulates from causing respiratory problems and other…

Early Bird Sale

Early Bird Sale for Fall 2019 Save $88 on any Display Ad when you complete & pay for your AD by 8/8/19!!! Ad design is free with your purchase of any size Ad! Email us to request a Media Kit today at Bendhealthguide@gmail.com  All Display Ads include a FREE Simple Listing in our Online Health Directory! Your listing will be in the Online Health Directory for 8 months because you are getting in early! Your listing in the print guide will go out in Direct Mail the first week of October & be 16,000 additional…