Your Dog Could Be A Therapy Pet!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Therapy dogs are not the same as service dogs. Service dogs are there to do a job, and you should not disturb them while they work. You can recognize a service dog because they wear a vest, while therapy dogs do not. Therapy dogs are there for people to pet and enjoy! They visit nursing homes, hospitals, other institutions and wherever else they may be needed.

Your dog may be eligible to be certified as a therapy dog. Every dog must be tested and evaluated by a certified evaluator. Dogs must be a minimum of one (1) year of age and have a sound temperament. Each dog must pass a temperament evaluation for suitability to become a therapy Dog. Certain breeds do make better therapy dogs, but all breeds are eligible, and they do not need to have been trained as puppy. There are many therapy dogs that were rescued from a shelter.

Dogs bring a special joy to people because they love unconditionally. They bring laughter and happiness to someone in need, and the time spent working with your dog to become a therapy dog could be a rewarding experience for everyone involved! For all of you cat lovers...cats may qualify as a therapy pet if they pass the test!

There are many organizations that can help you get started. Please visit these sites for more information:

Therapy Dogs International
Therapy Dogs Inc.
Paws For Friendship Inc.
Love on a Leash

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Everyone has their own theory on how much sleep we need. Well, one thing is certain: If I don't get eight hours of sleep, I'm going to be tired and grouchy, and my eyes will be puffy all day. Researchers at the National Sleep Foundation will tell you that there is no "magic number." Sleep needs are individual, and people of the same age and gender may require different amounts of sleep. The question remains: How much is too much or too little?

Lack of sleep can lead to serious health consequences. Sleep deprivation causes increased likelihood of obesity, increased risk of heart problems and diabetes, and increased risk for psychiatric conditions including substance abuse and depression. Not getting enough sleep can also inhibit your productivity and decrease your memory.

Kristen L. Knutson, PhD, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago says, "Currently, there is no strong evidence that sleeping too much has detrimental health consequences, or even evidence that our bodies will allow us to sleep much beyond what is required."

So with that, I'm going to bed and sleeping late!

Trivita Sublingual B-12

Sublingual B-12 Original Berry

Provides the nutritional support your body needs to help achieve:

•Increased energy and stamina
•Increased mental clarity
•Decreased dangerous homocysteine levels, which lessens the risk of developing heart disease and Alzheimer's Disease
•Emotional balance

B vitamins help you to be focused and energized

Wouldn’t you like to recapture the energetic feeling of your youth? Now you can with the help of Dr. Libby’s original, patented Sublingual B-12, B-6 & Folic acid. TriVita's tasty tablets dissolve under the tongue to speed B vitamins directly to the blood stream where they go to work.

Why are B vitamins so essential to brain function? That’s because our brains must have them to function properly. Our B reserves become depleted when we age, resulting in premature aging and greater susceptibility to sickness.

Sublingual B-12 also provides:

•Over 100% of the RDI for B-12, B-6 and Folic Acid
•The nutritional support your body needs to boost energy levels, restore mental clarity, and support emotional balance
•Targeted nutrition to help lower homocysteine levels, which lessens risk of heart disease and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Take advantage of this fast, efficient way to restore B-12.

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World's Funniest Joke? You Decide!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire, conducted an experiment in 2002, to find the funniest joke in the world. This experiment, named LaughLab, involved creating a website where people could rate and submit jokes. He was interested in jokes that had widespread appeal among different countries, cultures, and demographics. Over 40,000 jokes were submitted, and there were almost 2 million votes!

My personal favorite is the top joke of the UK!!

The winning joke:
Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He doesn't seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other guy takes out his phone and calls the emergency services.

He gasps: "My friend is dead! What can I do?" The operator says: "Calm down, I can help. First, let's make sure he's dead." There is a silence, then a gunshot is heard. Back on the phone, the guy says: "OK, now what?"

Second place:
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were going camping. They pitched their tent under the stars and went to sleep. Sometime in the middle of the night Holmes woke Watson up and said: "Watson, look up at the stars and tell me, what do you see?"
Watson replied: "I see millions and millions of stars."

Holmes said: "And what do you deduce from that?"

Watson replied: "Well, if there are millions of stars, and if even a few of those have planets, it's quite likely there are some planets like earth out there. And if there are a few planets like earth out there, there might also be life."

And Holmes said: "Watson, you idiot, it means that somebody stole our tent."

Top joke in the UK:
A woman gets on a bus with her baby. The bus driver says: "That's the ugliest baby that I've ever seen. Ugh!" The woman goes to the rear of the bus and sits down, fuming. She says to a man next to her: "The driver just insulted me!" The man says: "You go right up there and tell him off – go ahead, I'll hold your monkey for you."

Camelback Displays Provides 'Green' Trade Show Products

Camelback Displays provides everything you need for your trade show booths. In addition to providing the largest selection of trade show displays available, they offer extras to complete the professional look of your display including: pipe and drape, directors chairs, light boxes, literature holders, banner stands, truss, trade show flooring, and exhibit counters and cabinets.

Camelback Displays, located in Spring, Texas, has helped over 16,000 customers since 1999. Not only do they offer the traditional selection of trade show items, they also provide exclusive products for customers looking for an environmentally friendly or 'green' display. They offer many products made from bamboo, which is a renewable resource. Graphic panels use “Eco-Solvent” ink, and aluminum and plastic are sustainable and recycled.

Their beautiful table skirts are sure to make a great first impression. Add your logo or artwork to table covers or skirts, and stand out in the crowd. They also offer quality, American made items in their budget section, and many items qualify for free ground shipping. You may also request rush shipping. Search their online catalog to find items that are available to ship today!

Trivita GlucoManage

Sunday, July 26, 2009


•Help reduce insulin resistance
•Stimulate insulin production
•Decrease carb cravings
•Promote weight loss

Balance your sugar levels and carb cravings naturally

Drastic blood sugar swings can increase your cravings for unhealthy sugars and carbs and also affect your mood. More importantly these ups and downs in sugar levels can trigger insulin resistance – a sign of pre-diabetes – which increases your risk of diabetes more than 50%.

TriVita GlucoManage Facts:

GlucoManage’s natural ingredients help to reduce insulin resistance – the primary cause of Type II Diabetes. This doctor-formulated supplement stimulates insulin production. By providing our bodies the nutrients they need to aid in stabilizing blood sugar, GlucoManage kills carb cravings. It also helps you control your appetite, which promotes weight loss.

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Memories in the Making!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

It never fails. Every time there's a family gathering...someone pulls out the dreaded camcorder! You're sitting there having a perfectly enjoyable time, and someone sticks a video recorder in your face and expects you to be entertaining. The first thing that comes to my mind is to hide my face, while insisting "please don't film me...I look terrible!" Then, what's even worse, when you finally do look at the camera, all you can do is give a silly smile, wave, and say "hi."

I hate being on tape, and am the first person to start critiquing my appearance, hoping no one will ever actually watch this tape. I'm praying that it really is the camera that's adding on those extra 10 pounds!

While it may not seem like fun at the time, I must admit that over the years, I have had the opportunity to watch some of the old videos, and they bring back a lot of good memories. Many of them were things that I had completely forgotten about until I watched the tape. So the next time someone drags out the camcorder, enjoy the moment, and smile for the may be thankful someday!

Direct TV Guarantees Best Satellite Deal

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Direct TV makes it affordable and convenient to find the package that's right for you. They guarantee to meet or beat any other Satellite TV deal, and they provide packages for everyone from the casual television viewer, to the die hard sports fan!

With Direct TV Service, you can choose one of six packages. Packages start as low as $29.99 per month for the Family package with 45+ channels, and their Premier package with 265+ channels is only $52.99 for three months.

Direct TV offers a 15 second quote online which enables you to compare their packages to cable prices. You simply choose the Direct TV System that best suits your needs, such as Standard Receiver, High Def, or High Def w/DVR, and how many rooms will be using Direct TV Service. You also receive a discount when you sign up for an online account.

ShopWiki: Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes All Year Round

Monday, July 20, 2009

Sunglasses are more than a fashion statement. They also play an important role in maintaining healthy eyes. You're probably familiar with the damage that Ultraviolet Radiation can cause, but are you also aware of the benefits of Polarization?

Polarization helps to cut down on the glare, which is especially important while driving. This is important all year long, as snowy conditions can be as blinding as the summer sun. Different situations call for different colored lenses, and you should look for the color that fits your situation. Some sunglasses come with interchangeable lenses.

There are sunglasses to fit every personal style and every budget. You should experiment with different styles to find the perfect glasses for your face shape. Whether you're searching for athletic sunglasses, or looking for that perfect pair to match your swimsuit, there is something for everyone! Don't forget about sunglasses for children. Their eyes need protection too!

Trivita Energy Now!

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Energy Now!

Fuel – the Alertness and Mental Clarity You Need
Oxygen – Optimize Energy Production
Ignition – Add the Essential Spark for Energy, Clarity and Vitality

Product Description

Fuel – The Alertness and Mental Clarity You Need
Every day, you encounter stressful situations that sap the energy from your body. You become exhausted and irritable from the stress because your body uses too much of the amino acid, phenylalanine. Energy Now! is rich with natural phenylalanine – fueling brain function and providing you with the alertness and mental clarity you need to live life to its fullest.

Oxygen - Optimize Energy Production
The oxygen balance inside cells is critical to feeling your best. To prevent oxygen starvation within your cells, Energy Now! includes natural antioxidant polyphenols from green tea and cocoa which increase oxygen delivery and give your body what it needs for maximum energy production.

Ignition - Add the Essential Spark For Energy, Clarity and Vitality
The spark in your energy cycle comes from your nervous system, including your brain. Your brain relies on B Vitamins to fuel its processes and provide a nutrient-rich environment for mental clarity, mood balance and energy production. The CoQ10, B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5 and B-6 vitamins found in Energy Now! assist in this process, and provide the ignition your brain needs to recharge its energy supply.


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Trivita Nopalea Sonoran Bloom

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Sonoran Bloom Nopalea

So many astonishing benefits in a bottle!
Experience Nopalea, the delicious drink that can help your body:

•Relieve all types of pain
•Normalize blood pressure
•Improve breathing difficulties caused by allergies or asthma
•Support cardiovascular health
•Energize your life

Product Description

Nopalea – the new health solution for today’s unhealthy world

1. Today’s world relentlessly threatens your body’s health
Every day brings new waves of toxins, pollutants, bacteria, viruses and chemicals into your body from the air you breathe, the water you drink, the foods you eat and even the things you touch. Furthermore, your body’s health is also undermined by emotional stress, nutritionally deficient diets, metabolic wastes and physical injuries and trauma.

2. Your body responds to health threats with inflammation
When your body is subject to threatening elements or events, it counters these attacks with the defense mechanism of inflammation.

3. But inflammation can be very dangerous
Inflammation doesn’t just happen in your muscles and joints. It also happens everywhere else throughout your body, wherever your cells are being stressed or attacked. So, right now, as you read this, you could be suffering from any of these kinds of inflammation and their related health problems:

•Muscle, joint and bone inflammation – causing ongoing body pain
•Pulmonary inflammation – causing allergies and asthmatic reactions
•Arterial inflammation – causing high blood pressure
•Digestive tract inflammation – causing ulcers and IBS
•Widespread body cell inflammation – causing overall tiredness

4. Drink Nopalea to save yourself, save your health, save the day! Nopalea is your premier wellness partner in your body’s never-ending, daily battle for good health. Working in two vital ways, Nopalea helps to neutralize your body’s inner toxins and reduce its inflammation. Which means it helps your body get the great relief it needs today… and helps protect it from contracting debilitating illnesses in the future.

Inflammation is the Problem, Nopalea is the Wellness Solution!

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Trivita Breathe Easy

Monday, July 13, 2009

Breathe Easy

•Works against the secretions that cause breathing problems
•Nutritionally supports your body regarding nasal congestion, sneezing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing
•Ideal for allergy, cold and flu sufferers
•Goes to work quickly

Product Description

Breathe easier and sleep better with our doctor-formulated solution

Virtually everyone has breathing difficulties like nasal congestion, sneezing, wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing and nasal discharge at one time or another. These same problems can be aggravated by allergies, colds, flu, or asthma and even have a greater impact on your health. TriVita's Breathe Easy Formula focuses on the secretions that cause breathing difficulties, working quickly for fast relief.

Supporting Information

•The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) reports that 80% of patients with seasonal allergies also experience sleep problems leading to fatigue, loss of concentration, and poor job performance both at school and work.
•According to the AAAAI, if allergies are not brought under control and kept under control, at least 30% of cases will go on to develop allergic asthma.

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Trivita Peaceful Sleep

Friday, July 10, 2009

Peaceful Sleep

•Natural formula without the adverse effects of medications
•Natural herbs promote peaceful sleep at night so you wake up refreshed and ready for the day
•Non-habit forming
•Helps you fall asleep and stay asleep

Do you have a hard time falling asleep?

Peaceful Sleep begins working in as little as 30 minutes!
No one knows the difference between a good and bad night’s sleep better than you. If you’ve slept well you’re energized, invigorated and ready to take on the world. If you’ve had a bad night’s sleep, you’re likely to be drowsy, irritable and unfocused throughout the entire day. Common sleep hindrances include the inability to calm your mind, pain or discomfort and bladder urgency.

There’s no reason that you need to settle for a bad night’s sleep. You also don’t need to depend on over-the-counter or prescription sleeping pills that can be habit forming and leave you with a bad morning hangover.

After extensive research TriVita is proud to offer you our reformulated Peaceful Sleep. You will notice an amazing difference! Now you can fall asleep naturally, stay asleep throughout the night and wake up feeling refreshed. Unlike so many other sleep aids, TriVita's Peaceful Sleep uses all-natural ingredients that help promote a restful, deeper sleep while supporting your body’s natural sleep processes.

•Unique, fast acting formula – you should feel the difference in as little as 30 minutes.
•No morning hangover – you will wake up feeling energized and refreshed instead of drowsy
•Non-habit forming
•Restores important vitamins and minerals that may be depleted because of sleep deprivation; supports your body’s natural restoration process
•A Melatonin-free product

A safer, healthier way to fall asleep
Many sleep aids on the market can be harmful and addictive. Peaceful Sleep is the healthy alternative, containing unique homeopathic ingredients that help remove wake-state hormones, thereby removing any obstacles to sleep. Other key ingredients include:

•GABA – fuels the relaxation response by making the brain more sensitive to sedative hormones
•Inositol – a B-vitamin that has a calming effect
•5-HTP – the immediate protein precursor for serotonin – the sleep hormone
•L—glutamine – helps calm intense dreams
•Passiflora incarnate (passion flower) – helps deepen the sleep cycle for light sleepers – especially those with chronic illnesses

Sleep does much more than heal and rejuvenate the body… it restores a sense of well-being to your emotions. So, take the new Peaceful Sleep to fall asleep naturally within minutes, stay asleep longer and wake up feeling refreshed.

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Non-Acidic Vitamin C Powdered Crystals

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Dr. Libby’s Vital C Powdered Crystals

Only the best Vitamin C will do! That’s because Vitamin C is so crucial to your health in so many ways. It helps strengthen and support your body’s immune system, detoxification process, wound recovery, cardiovascular health and so much more.

All this is why you don’t want to trust your health to anything less than the best -- Dr. Libby’s Vital C Crystals.

These powder crystals are superior for many reasons:

•It's the only Vitamin C Crystals that uses Dr. Libby’s original formulation
•Maximum potency and absorption due to their six-sided crystalline structure and the use of sodium ascorbate – the most absorbable form of Vitamin C
•Fast action that is easy to digest and gentle on the body (non-acidic / neutral pH)
•Easy to take – simply mix in favorite beverages

We can’t live without Vitamin C

There are two important reasons why we need to get Vitamin C – and get it every day.

First of all, Vitamin C is critical for many different and normal processes of the body, being used by every cell. Studies show Vitamin C helps our bodies with everything from promoting heart health, strengthening the immune system and helping with repair of injuries to maintaining healthy joints, supporting vision, making collagen, and more.

And second, in today’s society, our bodies are under greater strain and pressure than ever. For example, there are more daily stressors of the mental, emotional and physical kind. Plus there are more toxins, in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the foods we eat. All of this means our bodies have to work harder, just to stay even. As a result, high levels of Vitamin C are often necessary to help shore up the body’s defense systems and help normalize harmful toxins, which can lead to illness.

For all these reasons, Dr. Alfred Libby and two-time Nobel Prize winner Dr. Linus Pauling considered Vitamin C absolutely vital to good health. So much so that Dr. Pauling wrote extensively about its extraordinary importance in his book on living longer.

For more information, or to order Vitamin C Powdered Crystals, please visit:

Trivita Quick-Relief Gel

Monday, July 6, 2009

Quick-Relief Gel

•Soothing, cool gel helps provide quick relief that lasts for hours
•Works to help reduce inflammation of aching joints and muscles
•Non-greasy, non-staining formula that absorbs quickly so your clothing isn’t ruined

Quick-Relief natural pain products that help increase mobility

Inflammation is at the root of almost all pain, and joint pain is no exception. Inflamed muscles and other tissues need specialized nutrition to support healthy function. TriVita's Quick-Relief gel spreads anti-inflammatory nutrients right to the source of pain without the unpleasant smell of sport creams.

Quick Relief Gel facts:
•Apply directly to painful areas for relief
•Soothing, cool gel with a fresh minty scent
•Non-greasy, non-staining formula absorbs quickly

For more information, or to order Quick Relief Gel, click here,

Trivita Nerve Formula

Friday, July 3, 2009

Nerve Formula gives you fast relief

You could very well be one of approximately 30% of people over 50 who have nerve damage. Until recently, medical science thought nerve damage was irreversible. Recent research has discovered Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), a protein that contributes to nerve regeneration and repair. This biological substance is essential in the development and survival of neurons in both the central and peripheral nervous system. Our doctor-formulated Nerve formula nourishes this nerve growth factor and stimulates nerve production.

Provides targeted nutrition for relief from:

Diabetic neuropathy
Nerve damage
Chronic pain in the neck and lower back
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other nerve entrapments
Post herpetic neuralgia, sciatica, and facial pain
Nervous tics and muscle contractions
Nervous system dysfunction and loss of sensation.

Supporting Information

NGF is one of six neurotropic factors developed for treating central nervous and peripheral nervous system disorders. It has many roles in the maintenance and survival of nerves.

NGF has in preliminary studies relieved pain and repaired nerve damage caused by diabetes. The discovery of NGF led to a Nobel prize in 1986

Diabetic neuropathy was believed to be irreversible until recently. Damaged nerve cells often don't grow back, or they regrow so slowly that the repair process is unable to keep up with ongoing damage caused by high blood sugars. NGF speeds the growth process so that recovery is possible. Good blood sugar control is expected to speed this repair process as well.

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HCY Guard for Homocysteine

Thursday, July 2, 2009

High HCY – it’s dangers are too often overlooked

Homocysteine (HCY) is an amino acid that is essential to a number of your body’s processes. That’s why, like cholesterol, your body needs a certain amount of it to function properly. But also like cholesterol, too much of HCY can seriously undermine your health – even to the point of putting you at great risk of developing drastically debilitating health conditions.

In other words, excessive HCY levels have been linked to many different severe health conditions, including:

•Heart attack
•Coronary heart disease

S u p p l e m e n t F a c t s
Serving Size 1 tablet
Servings per Container 30

Amount per Tablet % Daily Value
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCL) 10 mg 500%
Folate (as folic acid) 400 mcg 100%
Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin) 1000 mcg 16,666%
Biotin 25 mcg 8%

Click HERE to learn more, or to order HCY Guard.

Nopalea Sonoran Bloom Wellness Drink

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The power of Nopal cactus
Nopalea (Nō-pah lay’ uh) blends antioxidant-rich Nopal cactus superfruit with naturally sweet Agave nectar to bring you a deliciously unique concentrated wellness drink. Harnessing the power of betalains, a rare and powerful class of antioxidants that flourishes in the Nopal fruit, Nopalea delivers scientifically proven health benefits.

The purity of premium fruit
Nopalea uses only the freshest Nopal cactus fruit and preserves its antioxidant potency in our state-of-the-art facility. We carefully harvest the fruit using sustainable wildcrafting techniques that have been practiced in the Sonoran Desert for thousands of years.

The strength to heal and thrive
Nopalea is a natural, low-calorie concentrated wellness drink that helps you live a healthier life. Drink Nopalea daily to help:

•Protect against premature aging
•Reduce inflammation
•Promote optimal cellular health
•Detoxify the body

Click Here to learn more about Sonoran Bloom, or to place an order.

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