Author Patti Teel Articles

A Grateful Resolve

Each January, with renewed determination, most of us make New Year’s resolutions and plan to better our lives. There are two basic components that affect our ability to make a change: 1) our thoughts, feelings and words; and 2) our actions. Every...

Also labeled: Issue #32, Gratitude

Eating Right for Sleep

Food has a huge impact on a child’s well-being. It can energize, increase hyperactivity, or induce fatigue. Just as a lack of sleep can jumble a child’s thinking or cause learning problems, so can an inadequate diet. Each child is a unique ind...

Also labeled: Issue #15, Nutritional Nuggets

Help Teens Get the Sleep They Need

Teenagers are one of the most sleep-deprived segments of the population. Most teens require at least nine hours of sleep but get much, much less. The teenage years are a time when school, homework, community service, extracurricular...

Also labeled: Issue #16, Parenting

Mother Love

Mother love needs to be cultivated for the good of mankind and for the wellbeing of our sacred planet. The potential for this all-embracing maternal consciousness lies within all of us, male and female. Very often, it is when we hold our first...

Also labeled: Issue #13, Wellness Lifestyle

The Power of a Child’s Imagination

Visualization can help children sleep, improve their health and attain their goals. Most people have used creative visualization their entire lives, long before they knew there was a name for it. Children have vivid imaginations and...

Also labeled: Issue #21, Mind-Body-Spirit