Tag Archives: Complementary and Alternative

Detox Days – Internal Spring Cleaning

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Spring marks a time of renewal, rejuvenation, and restoration. Buds burst from the soil. Birds build nests. Children rediscover the outdoors. And adults celebrate the season by cleaning and uncluttering their surroundings. This year, along with tidying the garage, attic, … Continue reading

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Indian Head Massage – Ancient Ayurvedic Technique for Modern-day Problems

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For 5,000 years, head massage has been a part of India’s rich culture. It’s held a special place both in the “kitchen table wisdom” of local Hindu mothers and in the medical bag of ayurvedic physicians. Now making its way … Continue reading

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The Visible Effects of Stress – Get a Grip on Anxiety and Ease a Troubled Face — and Mind

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Eons ago, back when evading predators and foraging for food were humankind’s main activities, stress was essential to survival. The body’s fight-or-flight response to stress in the face of danger set off a chain reaction of physiological changes, priming the … Continue reading

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Detox Days – Internal Spring Cleaning

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Spring marks a time of renewal, rejuvenation, and restoration. Buds burst from the soil. Birds build nests. Children rediscover the outdoors. And adults celebrate the season by cleaning and uncluttering their surroundings. This year, along with tidying the garage, attic, … Continue reading

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Awakening the Senses, Awakening to Who We Are – How to Focus in the Moment

Awareness is about focusing our attention — specifically, it is about focusing in the moment. Awareness is a commitment to being present both to our external and internal environment, to our bodies and to our lives. We are used to … Continue reading

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Incensed with fear? 10 Aromatherapy oils for Emotional Transformation

In ancient times, physicians used the sense of smell as a diagnostic tool. They knew that particular diseases caused particular smells or odor changes in the body. Arthritis and rheumatism carry an acid smell, diabetes has an acetone smell in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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To the Heart of the Matter – A Massage Experience

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All beings want to be happy and secure. All beings want to be free of pain and suffering. But how do we attain this ideal, earthly goal? Massage goes right to the heart of the matter. It can elevate us … Continue reading

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The Ancient Art of Achieving Balance

When you think about protection, what do you think? Car insurance, health insurance, home insurance? Being physically strong and well-trained? Regular check-ups, vitamins, herbal preparations? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and qigong meditation, the focus is on the balance of … Continue reading

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Moving With T’ai Chi – Regaining Strength and Self-Esteem Despite MS

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In August 1977, Angelina Hekking was living on a kibbutz in Israel, exploring new horizons and possibilities for her life. She had been experiencing problems with headaches and strange sensations in her body before leaving her native Holland. During her … Continue reading

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