The Blind Leading the Herd of Sheep

“Docta, docta, what should I do? It hoits when I go like this.” Doctor’s reply: “So? don’t go like that!” Makes sense, doesn’t it?

An old joke usually delivered with a Jewish/Yiddish inflection but can be delivered with any or no inflection and is really universal for so many complaints and circumstances. For this blog, tho, I’m talking about health & wellness complaints from knee jerk reactions often imagined from ingesting too many TV commercials. People just love to complain and compare meds hoping for a one upmanship over another complainer. Nothing like the competitive comparative shopping for drugs from an electronic box by scripted acting touters paid by drug companies with the drugs’ names thought up by an ad agency yuppy think tank. Really. Since TV’s are here to stay, imagine commercials using a more natural approach grounded in common sense and education rather than following the Blind Big Pharma. Don’t get me wrong. There is a place for pharmaceutical meds, but within the Wellness spectrum. Just like with some natural food companies now advertising their products, Id like to see an equal distribution of commercials advertising natural vitamins and homeopathic/natural remedies for what ails you without having to ask ‘my doctor’ about the meds and the horrifying side effects. How about being given the choice of how I want to cure my problem? That way the airways are promoting education and the awareness of there being ‘another way’ so the herd breaks up into individuals and groups of who actually start to think and research independently taking control of their lives. Now that’s a healthy herd.

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ABOUT: Wellness Chef Helen Sandler
Lecturer, personal chef, teacher, wellness coach, & speaker, Helen promotes a healthier lifestyle through common sense, organic / natural approach to a happier, positive life.

Helen Sandler is used to being an innovator and at the cutting edge of whole foods whole grains awareness. After graduating from SUNY, New York with a teaching degree, she began to follow her real passion for healthy cooking which took her from Los Angeles to Boston to attend the cooking school of the late and great master Japanese natural chef, Aveline Kushi. Later that passion took her to Kyoto, Japan to continue her studies, where she spent four more years learning the art of healthy Japanese cooking (Seishoku).

As Wellnes Chef Helen she is the featured authority at CTNgreen /wellness with articles in the library there and the virtual paperless magazine at CTNGreen Magazine