Michael Braunstein

Votes were tallied. In one sense, Stewards of the Land and Stewards of the Cities are depicted in this map. If the planet got a vote, the result is pretty obvious. There is a bigger picture, as always, and we can look at an election holistically. more

Nov 15, 2016 9:49 AM Heartland Healing

You can go with the flow and keep your mind and body healthy with a simple, ancient practice. Minutes a day. Free classes. What more do you want? more

Nov 7, 2016 1:05 PM Heartland Healing

Fear of change is a common trait. Nobody likes to rock the boat. But consider this: the only things that don't change are dead things. Life is change. Deal with it. more

Oct 31, 2016 12:14 PM Heartland Healing

If the Centers for Disease Control were being honest with the public, they would list American medicine as the leading cause of death in this country. Research shows that it kills more people than heart disease, cancer or any other cause. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM Heartland Healing

Americans are dodging the flu shot in droves. Mostly because it shows poor results in protecting against the flu. There's lots to learn about the "Hype of the Hypo." more

Oct 17, 2016 4:45 PM Heartland Healing

In case you missed this, there is plenty of news that can help you live more holistically, the Heartland Healing way. more

Oct 10, 2016 6:02 PM Heartland Healing

As the season changes, our bodies react to changes in Nature. We can make the transition through the seasonal change easier and healthier by observing our natural energies. more

Sep 26, 2016 10:21 AM Heartland Healing

Superfoods for Fall more

Sep 20, 2016 9:45 AM Heartland Healing

Between the balmy, carefree beats of the Beach Boys and the edgier introspection of the Beatles, showing less grit than Dylan and more mysticism than the Rolling Stones, Donovan Leitch, known simply as “Donovan”, bounded to the top of the c... more

Aug 23, 2016 2:36 PM Specials

There are two kinds of medicine being practiced in the United States and mostly they are diametrically opposed. One form is of the traditional sort, used for thousands of years, that engages nature and our human relationship to healing. It ... more

Aug 16, 2016 7:19 PM Specials

Yes, we live in a red state. When it comes to red meat, Nebraska has more beef on the hoof than any other state save Texas. And if you’re like most Americans, you’re still a meat-eater. Based on what’s been in the media for years now, it ta... more

Aug 9, 2016 2:54 PM Specials

The Dog Days of deep summer can make a body desperate for help. The humble watermelon can help you make it through the plight. In August, with most of Europe on a month-long holiday, here in America the temperature is soaring and even the s... more

Aug 2, 2016 3:02 PM Specials

Junk mail. We all get it. Sure, in a lot of cases it’s called “spam” these days. But the snail-mail hardcopy still finds its way to the front door. Like most people, I just give it a cursory glance and relegate it to the recycle bag. Usuall... more

Jul 26, 2016 3:00 PM Specials

Let’s get one thing straight: We are constantly being deceived. Oh, I don’t mean everyone is a pathological liar or that it’s done intentionally. It’s just that people — especially those in media — are sloppy with words and language. That’s... more

Jul 19, 2016 2:23 PM Specials

Not the Plague of Justinian in the Sixth Century. Nor was it the Cocoliztli Epidemic in the late 1500s. Ebola? Hah! Barely touches it with its 4000 dead. Only the Black Plague of Europe in the 1300s comes close. With fatalities at nearly 10... more

Jul 12, 2016 3:01 PM Specials

So the other day I was once again wanting to codify some behavior characteristics just to share with others. It seems to me that adjusting one’s life activities to consider these moves might be advantageous. In ascending order, I came up wi... more

Jul 5, 2016 7:38 PM Specials

Sporadically we offer newsy tidbits we’ve gleaned that cover alternative therapies, metaphysics and holistic awareness. Found recently, here’s some news.   Don’t Squirm. Eat a Worm. Ordinarily, you’d think that having a few internal paras... more

Jun 28, 2016 8:23 PM Specials

You know, you never know who makes up a lot of this stuff. I mean, we have so many terms and myths that are ascribed to different parts of life and the world that we often never really stop to wonder how they came about. Take “honeymoon”, f... more

Jun 20, 2016 9:00 PM Specials

Flip Wilson, groundbreaking comedian of the 1960s and ‘70s, elevated two comic catchphrases to status in the American vernacular. His stage character, Geraldine, played in drag, often ended skits with the expository screech, “The Devil made... more

Jun 14, 2016 2:25 PM Specials

Next to air, water is the most vital element for human survival. The human body is 75 percent water. You knew that. But if you’re under the age of 50, you may not know that there was a time that you could actually stoop over a creek or stre... more

Jun 6, 2016 9:24 PM Specials