Step Into Health, Healing, and Wholeness

A flower bud opens slowly,

and so does our city, country and world.

Now is the time to step into

health, healing, and

wholeness.

-Lona

Life Has Changed Quickly

and most of us aren't pivoting as quick as the changes demand. This leads to a sense of loss.

While grieving a loss is an inevitable part of life, there are ways to help cope with the pain, and come to terms with our grief. We eventually, find a way to pick up the pieces and move on. Here are a few steps you can take that may help.

Acknowledge your pain. Name what has changed out loud. Notice the pain points. Not looking at the situation isn't going to make it go away so really take stock of what has changed. If possible, acknowledge what you've done well during covid-19.

Accept that you are grieving the past and recognize grief can trigger many different and unexpected emotions. This is what you should know about the stages of grief. You will have all of those emotions as you navigate the new normal. Give yourself a break. Sitting on the couch and binge watching TV for a day is okay.

Understand that your grieving process will be unique to you. There is no set amount of time it will take for you to move on. Follow the routines that are available and come up with new ones that will make you feel comfortable.

Seek out face-to-face support from people who care about you. Friends, family members, your faith, professionals, or support groups. Facetime, zoom, and skype. Not everyone is capable of dealing with others while grieving themselves. They may feel uncomfortable and confused. Accept where you are and where the other people are around you. We are here for you to support you during this time of grief as well.

Support yourself emotionally by taking care of yourself physically. Eat healthy, take your supplements, get out into nature even if that means sticking your feet in the kiddy pool on your balcony. Treat yourself to a favorite form of relaxation.

Recognize the difference between grief and depression. Everyone grieves different yet grief and depression share several common characteristics. Both may include intense sadness, fatigue, sleep and appetite disturbances, low energy, loss of pleasure, and difficulty concentrating. The key difference is that a grieving person usually stays connected to others, periodically experiences pleasure, and continues functioning as he rebuilds his life. With depression, a connection with others and the ability to experience even brief periods of pleasure are generally missing. If you are not sure if you are having depression or grief please feel free to schedule a session at the office. We will make time for you immediately.

Conversation, personal space, and allowance can go further than retreating into your personal shell. If you need someone to talk to and don't want to leave your home, we can facilitate Face Time or Zoom sessions.

Practice being grateful for your present challenges, love lousy drivers, appreciate what you have, send buckets of imaginary light to those living in the dark, and hum.

There are 100 reasons why something might go wrong. Can you imagine 100 reasons why something might show up favorably?

d-Lenolate® Olive Leaf Extract

We’ve all experienced being sick. Whether a common cold or something more serious, it’s never pleasant to feel under the weather – and it comes down to our immune systems.

Some of us were born with strong immune systems, protecting us from getting sick most of the time; others feel we’re constantly battling one bug or another. Whichever category you fit in, you can strengthen your immune system effectively and naturally with our d-Lenolate olive leaf extract.

These 100% all-natural olive leaf extract capsules are made up of powerful nutrients – including a compound called oleuropein – extracted from olive leaves that eliminate toxins by working with white blood cells and balancing the body’s natural chemistry.

Research-tested, these immune booster tablets assist with the flu, bacterial infections, infectious diseases (such as HIV, West Nile Virus, Herpes, E. coli and more) as well as weak immune systems.

Protect yourself from invading microorganisms with this herbal supplement whose patented extraction process has been shown to strengthen the immune system’s defenses and enable the body to efficiently eliminate toxins.

This product is available in several sizes and we have been using it to boost immune systems as well as promote overall health.

Texas Biological Medicine is here to help you and your family stay healthy. Call our office at 972-233-8339 to schedule your appointment in-person or via Zoom. We mail products at your request.

How to Give Yourself a Break

Look out the nearest window.

Better yet, open it.

Drink a big glass of crystal clean water.

Yes, all of it.

Take a break from sugar for twenty four hours.

Stop eating it.

Take a day off from negative people.

Don't listen to it.

Dance to music while making lunch.

Start to move it.

Book a relaxing Trager / tuning fork session with Trisha Wade.

One phone call confirms it.

Turn off your phone after reading this.

Just do it.

Helpful Information

Deepak Chopra and meditation.

Cleanse yourself and your home by listening.

Zoom tips for job hunters.

What you should know about the stages of grief.

Cleaning Products

Herbal insect repellents here.

Natural Cleaning Tips and Recipes.

Earth News

Seven way the planet has improved since Coronavirus.

Changes in the environment seen from space.

Space X left and returned.

Bored?

Homemade candles are a thing.

Virtual escape rooms to keep you occupied.

Here is a long read about how million dollar lawsuits came about.

Home video calls have been funny.

June Seasonal Veggies

Peas check out what is in season...

Asparagus

Broad Bean

Carrot

Chard

Chicory

Cucumber

Garlic

Green Bean

Early Potato

Lettuce make a nice salad this month

Mushrooms

Nettle

Onions

Peas

Peppers

Rhubarb

Tomato

June Seasonal Fruits

These are a-peal-ing...

Apricot

Black Cherry

Cherry

Currant

Gooseberry

Loquat

Melon

Mulberry

Nectarine

Peach

Pear

Plum

Raspberry

Strawberry

June Seasonal Fish

This is o-fish-al...

Anchovy

Cod

Mackerel

Red Mullet

Sardine

Snapper

Sea Bream

Sole

Tuna

Are you hooked on this blog?

This Office Reads

“The more that you read,

the more things you will know.

The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

– Dr. Seuss

Lona recommends:

The Ultimate Happiness Prescription by Deepak Chopra Happiness is something everyone desires. Yet how to find happiness–or even if we deserve to–remains a mystery. Still more mysterious is the secret to a lasting happiness that cannot be taken away. In The Ultimate Happiness Prescription, we are shown seven keys to uncover the true secrets of joy in the most difficult times.

Tricia recommends:

The Reality Revolution by Brian Scott. After walking away unscathed from a near-fatal shooting, Brian began a fanatical search for answers. He deepened his research into parallel realities, quantum mechanics, and consciousness to uncover what happened in his close call with death. Along the way, he developed a series of techniques capable of creating profound Transformations.

Ramona recommends:

Do Yourself A Favor: Forgive by Joyce Meyer. In her latest book, she delves into the important process of forgiving, explaining its positive impact on the roots, the forms and the results of anger.

Humor is Essential

Especially in the toughest of times so please take a moment and grin, even if you have to fake it.

Chefs don't find coronavirus jokes funny because they are in bad taste. But, you know what they say. Feed a cold, starve a fever, and drink a Corona.

When everything started, the grocery stores in France look like a tornado hit -- all that was left was de brie. Then the wurst-case scenario happened. German's went on a shopping spree and picked up all the sausage and cheese. I was truly worried it might get ugly out there with all the beauty and barber shops closed.

We now have to act differently. I used to cough to cover up a fart. Now a fart covers up a cough.

Even when you feel like giving up, give up on that feeling.

Step Into Cooking

What if you could create easy, nutritious meals? Practice makes perfect so find one recipe you can master.

Here are 45 Easy, Healthy Dinners.

Fifteen Easy Recipes for Beginners. Some are healthier than others.

Healthy soups and beginner soups. Don't be disappointed when they don't look like the picture but be assure they will taste delicious.

Want easy vegan recipes for dinner. Go here.

Here is a way to make sushi at home. This is not for beginners.

Homemade gummy candies for those who want to try a more difficult recipe.

Learn to cook without a recipe in 30 days. This is an advertisement and I haven't taken the course but... the reasons why you don't cook are listed and you might find yourself re-evaluating why you don't.

A large percent of the population hasn't learned to cook. Here is a video on How to Make a Peanut Butter Sandwich.

Problems only people who can't cook will understand.

Quick and easy chocolate cake. No eggs. No butter. One bowl for those who can't cook. This video can be followed and she shows you how to measure your ingredients.

Ideas if you don't cook:

ready made salads

chopped and prepackaged vegetables

read your labels to find frozen foods that are healthy

purchase healthy snacks.

Healthy snacks

Fresh organic fruit and 20 of the healthiest fruits (There's a video showing how to cut a watermelon).

Chopped vegetables with healthy dips.

23 delicious ways to eat an avocado.

Hummus (recipe) and nutritious purchased crackers.

Almond butter and rice cakes.

Hard boiled eggs.

Five healthy snacks with three ingredients.

Reminder: we will test food products when you come in for your office visit.

Make the decision to move forward.

Once the decision is made,

you can take the necessary steps

to nourish your body, mind, and spirit.

Lona Smith

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Texas Biological Medicine, Inc. uses naturopathic* health care to offer a collaborative, empowering well-being experience. By honoring the connection of mind, body, and spirit, we seek to partner with our clients as they learn to support their own wholeness and health. We’ve been empowering clients to achieve wellness and balance, naturally, since 2015.

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