Michael Franti On Health, Wellness and The Rockstar Remedy

The terms “healthy living” and “rock star” are rarely used in the same sentence. In fact when most of us think of the Rock & Roll lifestyle, the first word that comes to mind is “excess”—too much partying, too many wild nights, too much sex, drugs, and Rock & Roll. The truth is that while […]

Safe Sun Practices

Re-apply sunscreen frequently. Sweating and swimming dilute any sunscreen’s effectiveness. Next to using too low of a sun protection factor (SPF) or a total lack of protection, the failure to reapply sunscreen consistently is the main cause of burning. In intense sun, reapply at least every hour. Don’t rub it in. Rapid absorption of lotion leaves the outermost layers […]

Sun Worship…. Is it good or bad?

For safe sun worship, it is important to protect your skin from overexposure to ultraviolet light. It is also necessary to get adequate sun exposure for your body to produce Vitamin D. The sun produces three types of ultraviolet light, two of which are relevant to your health–UVA and UVB. UVA rays are responsible for deep […]

Beauty Beyond Borders – How I discovered Argan Oil on an Adventure to Morocco

I discovered Argan Oil on my first trip to Morocco in 2006…. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” —Moorish proverb When I arrive in a new country, the first two things on my cultural agenda are Music and Medicine. I am fascinated with the local healers, medicine, and remedies of […]

Immune Booster Soup

Drink this immunity booster when your schedule goes into overdrive to prevent you from getting run down or sick. It’s like chicken soup on steroids.