The Healing Power of Words!

WORDS HAVE GREAT POWER. CHOOSE THEM WISELY!  NAMASTE! Related Articles Extra, extra – The right words in the right place! (komklartigennem.wordpress.com) Are you a Lightworker? (siobhanwilcox.wordpress.com)

An Eclectic Recipe to Fight Fibromyalgia – Documenting A Journey Past Pain, Part II

Phase #3: Fine-tuning the Attention Facing the personal. The useful explanations in Goleman‘s Emotional Intelligence added to my evolving confidence in Burnham’s Rejuv method. Goleman’s description of the prefrontal cortex’s role in emotional memory suggested an explanation for the dense and painful area of Mrs. M’s left brow and orbit. Goleman writes that the keyContinue reading “An Eclectic Recipe to Fight Fibromyalgia – Documenting A Journey Past Pain, Part II”

An Eclectic Recipe to Fight Fibromyalgia – Documenting A Journey Past Pain, Part I

Fibromyalgia management is controversial today in both traditional and complementary medicine circles. Researchers and health care practitioners are seeing mixed results from a variety of cutting-edge protocols. Following are the details of one success story involving a combination of methods, and a summary of the resources which helped make it happen. I was fortunate toContinue reading “An Eclectic Recipe to Fight Fibromyalgia – Documenting A Journey Past Pain, Part I”

Listening to Your Body – Movement Is Medicine

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” — Carol Welch, movement educator If we listen, our bodies have a great deal of valuable information to share with us. Our bodies can teach us about ourselves. We are born as physical beings, and yet the older we getContinue reading “Listening to Your Body – Movement Is Medicine”

HOF’s BLOG . . . Massage Medicine: Healing Mind, Body & Spirit

Welcome to the Hands-of-Faith Blog entitled, MASSAGE MEDICINE: Healing, Mind, Body & Spirit where you will find articles that may challenge your current ideas about healthy thinking, living and being; where you will be the first to learn about upcoming specials and/or training programs; where you can read reviews about us or leave your own.Continue reading “HOF’s BLOG . . . Massage Medicine: Healing Mind, Body & Spirit”

Bodywork and Emotional Release

It started as a typical visit. Jennifer was seeking help for chronic low back and hip pain and over the course of several bodywork sessions, we worked to clear areas of tightness throughout her legs, hips, and lower back. But on this day, as I gently freed the side of her hip, her facial expressionContinue reading “Bodywork and Emotional Release”

The Ageless Mind – How to Stay Sharp No Matter What Your Age

Roger had never thought about his age in relation to his position during his eight years at the company. Everything was fine until a wave of new hirings and promotions came through his division. He noticed for the first time that he was beginning to be the senior member of the organization, not only inContinue reading “The Ageless Mind – How to Stay Sharp No Matter What Your Age”

Free the Body of Sadness – Putting the Pieces Back Together After a Life-Changing Event

Job loss, death, divorce, break-ups, financial strain, and the many challenges life presents are painful and traumatic. Sadness is stored within our bodies, sometime long after we think we’ve moved on. Addressing the issues in the tissues can in fact help individuals move more quickly through the grieving process to help reclaim stability and, ultimately,Continue reading “Free the Body of Sadness – Putting the Pieces Back Together After a Life-Changing Event”

The Body Knows – Best-Selling Author Endorses Massage

One best-selling author isn’t shy about touting the benefits of massage. Mary Pipher, psychotherapist and author, makes it a point in her latest book to spell out just how massage and yoga helped her get through a difficult bout with depression. “I couldn’t believe I had waited almost 60 years for my first massage,” sheContinue reading “The Body Knows – Best-Selling Author Endorses Massage”

“Jangled” Adults – Touch and the Stress Response System

Soothing touch, whether it be applied to a ruffled cat, a crying infant, or a frightened child, has a universally recognized power to ameliorate the signs of distress. How can it be that we overlook its usefulness on the jangled adult as well? What is it that leads us to assume that the stressed childContinue reading ““Jangled” Adults – Touch and the Stress Response System”