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Happy World Book Day--Celebrating My Contribution to Bookdom

Happy World Book Day

Today, on World Book Day, I'm celebrating the many books that have had an impact on my life from the Romantic poets I read growing up to the many health-transforming books I've read and loved as an adult. I'm also celebrating my twenty-five book contribution to the world's books. Be sure to chec…

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland--My Homesteading Life by Michelle Schoffro Cook

The biting cold did not stop me from bundling up and heading out on my forest trails for a morning walk, camera in hand. Since you could not join me on my trek, I thought I’d snap a few photos to share with you. I did not imagine lasting long, particularly with fingertips peeking out of my glove…

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Transported to a Slower Time

The Empress Kissed by Snow

The snow falls softly, gently caressing the landscape below, creating an air of stillness and peace. For a moment, I am transported to a slower time where the pace of life no longer steals the breath from my body, but rejuvenates my being. There are no hectic schedules, no deadlines, no to do li…

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Happy New Year!

The Empress apple tree in all its majesty

The famous Romantic poet, William Wordsworth, once wrote: “fill your paper with the breathings of your heart,” which is sound advice for any writer. The sentiment could be expanded to be: “fill your life with the breathings of your heart.” So, in 2023, instead of making resolutions to change you…

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Merry Christmas

The apple tree I named The Embrace, depicted in the photo above, was one of the most challenging trees to extract from the seemingly endless prickly ash and buckthorns surrounding it. Like guards surrounding a treasure, these invasive barbed gatekeepers seemed impossible to navigate and often le…

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Revisiting Passion

Making a Natural Cedar Wreath for My Victorian Home

Life had taken over as it often does so I hadn’t been in my orchard for a while. Unlike today’s orchards that are neat little rows of miniature trees, mine is made up of massive, Victorian-era apple trees spread over several acres. A walk through the forest trails to visit them was long overdue …

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Dr. Cook's Book Pain Erasers Wins Silver Nautilus Award

Exciting New Book Launch Today--PAIN ERASERS

PAIN ERASERS: The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Safe, Drug-Free Relief

Overcoming Anorexia—My Personal Story

Michelle Schoffro Cook with her apple tree The Alchemist

I didn’t always have a passion for food and its ability to prevent or heal disease. When I was 13 I began suffering from anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder characterized by low body weight, a distorted body image, and an intense fear of gaining weight. Food, or the lack of it, was not the pr…

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My Story of How PAIN ERASERS Came to Be

The Story of How Dr. Cook Came to Write PAIN ERASERS

I know pain. I know the aching, throbbing, arthritic kind. I’m familiar with the bruised and burning, torn muscles variety. I know the shooting, knifing, excruciating pain of migraines, nerve damage, and body injuries. Whatever pain’s expression, I’m familiar with its work. I suffered a severe c…

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Top 12 Foods that Fight Inflammation and Pain

Malic acid in apples helps to reduce fibromyalgia pain

The following article is an excerpt from my new book, PAIN ERASERS: The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Safe, Drug-Free Relief, available in bookstores everywhere or online.

Some of the best healing remedies to overcome inflammation also taste fabulous—I can’t say that about any prescripti…

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Dr. Michelle's New Book Pain Erasers--Coming September 21

Pain Erasers: The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Safe Drug-Free Relief

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come closer. a poem by michelle schoffro cook

The Embrace--A Lifeline Between Worlds

The Embrace Apple Tree in the Lost Orchard

Walking through the Lost Orchard, I can’t help but stop to admire the apple tree known as The Embrace. When I gaze upon this tree or stand in its space, I feel transported to a different time, to the Victorian-era in which this tree was planted. My mind relaxes, my breath deepens, my heart remem…

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12 Signs You May Be Suffering from Narcissistic Abuse

I tend to be someone that people confide in. Even strangers often tell me the stories of their suffering, and of course, in my practice it has always been important to me to address healing from a body, mind, and spirit approach. That often means that people have shared their stories of abusive rela…

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World's Easiest Yogurt (Recipe)

Delicious and Simple-to-Make Plant-Based YogurtDelicious and Simple-to-Make Plant-Based Yogurt. Photo copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook.

One day while I was busy straining whey from a batch of homemade dairy-free yogurt, and waiting for what seemed like way too much time, I said to myself “there must be a better way.” I knew that yogurt had be…

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Why Vitamin D is More Important than Ever…and Useless Without This Nutrient

Spending time outdoors such as growing beautiful sunchokes helps your skin absorb vitamin D. Photo Copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook. Spending Time Outdoors, Such as Growing These Sunchokes Helps Your Skin Absorb Vitamin D.   Photo Copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook.

An exciting study in the medical journal PLOSOne found that correcting a vitamin D deficiency could help protect you against viral threats. The preliminary study f…

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Are You Suffering from an Oxygen Deficiency?

Did you know that 90 percent of our nutritional energy comes from oxygen and only 10 percent is derived from the food we ingest? Oxygen is fundamental. Colorless, tasteless and odorless, oxygen is the supreme element—a primary nutrient without which life would not exist. We can live without food for…

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There is Always Hope

Writing a message of hope and healing

“I’m sorry. There is no hope,” the doctor ended his words with an emphatic sigh. I was only nineteen when I heard the four words that, looking back, have shaped my entire life afterward. The words reverberated in what felt like my hollow being. In that moment, my life force deserted my body. Sho…

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Give the Gift of Health—Dr. Cook's Holiday Gift Guide

Make this holiday season a healthy one with gifts that will inspire joy and health for everyone on your list. Here are some of my favorite gift ideas:

Elate Cosmetics for Looking as Great as You Feel 

Elate Cosmetics for Natural and Enviro-Friendly Beauty

After searching and experimenting for many years with a huge variety of so-called “natur…

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The Life Force Diet: 3 Weeks to Supercharge Your Health and Get Slim with Enzyme-Rich Foods

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Cancer-Proof: All-Natural Solutions for Cancer Prevention and Healing

The Phytozyme Cure: Treat or Reverse More than 30 Serious Health Conditions with Powerful Plant Nutrients

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Healing Injuries Naturally: How to Mend Bones, Strengthen Joints, Repair Tissue, and Alleviate Pain

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy Eating

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