Food as Friend or Foe? An Ayurvedic Perspective

Food as Friend or Foe? An Ayurvedic Perspective

When I was growing up in Jamshedpur, India, we lived a life based on Ayurveda, an ancient system for understanding disease and health that considers food that is grown, cooked, and eaten with reverence as both nutrition and medicine.

Cleansing Your Home and Environment with Incense and Gum Resin

Cleansing Your Home and Environment with Incense and Gum Resin

While incense can be used to cleanse a place or fumigate a person, the range in effect varies from very mild to exceptionally strong. They can be very potent aids to maintaining spiritual purity and cleanliness in a home. Each odor appeals to a particular force...

How Your Intuition Can Become An Active Part Of Your Life

How Your Intuition Can Become An Active Part Of Your Life

We are so conditioned to using our five physical senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell), that we expect intuition to be something equally tangible. It is not. Intuition, the "sixth sense," requires us to trust, not to know.

Can We Heal the Conflicted Feelings, Emotions, and Thoughts at the Root of Illness?

How We Can Heal the Conflicted Feelings, Emotions, and Thoughts at the Root of Illness

Health has always been a matter of great concern to me. In fact, from an early age I began to experience health problems, without having any exact notion of what had caused them. I said to myself: “Either it’s ‘in my head’, or else there must be some reason for what’s happening”. I decided to go with the second choice...

Singing as An Act of Power for Wellness and Health

Singing As An Act Of Power For Wellness and Health

In many places in the world when a person is ill, a song is sung to heal. The notion of singing a person to wellness and health may sound strange. You may think it irresponsible of me, a trained physician, even to mention it. But I am speaking of the medicine ways of my tribe...

Guided to Inner Health and a Miraculous Healing Experience

Guided to Inner Health and a Miraculous Healing Experience

When I calmed my mind enough to listen to God's Voice within me, I realized I hadn't done anything wrong. The cancer was part of the unfoldment of the part I had to play... Through prayer and meditation, it came to me that breast cancer was an opportunity for growth, just like any other challenge I'd confronted in my life.

When Can You Use Telehealth and When Should You Physically Visit Your GP?

When Can You Use Telehealth and When Should You Physically Visit Your GP?

You can have a consultation with your GP, psychologist and other health providers via video or phone, rather than going in. Some but not all health care can safely be shifted online. But it can be difficult to know when it’s OK to skip the in-person visit. Here are some pointers to get you going.

5 Quick Ways to Get Down To Earth and Be Comfortable in Your Body

5 Quick Ways to Get Down To Earth and Be Comfortable in Your Body

We cannot be truly healthy, have vitality and experience joy without being comfortable and at home in our bodies. As long as we are physical entities we might as well move all the way into our homes. The following fun exercises can help you get in touch with the earth and energize your body as well.

"It's Just Pure Energy! Pure Beethoven!" -- Connecting to Energy

Connecting to Energy: "It's Just Pure Energy! Pure Beethoven!"

The world we perceive, conceptualize, and think we know is only a surface reality. Underneath it lies a magical realm, more elusive and yet more vivid. Every philosophical, spiritual, and religious tradition, every art form, in every corner of the globe, in every century of human existence, teaches about this deeper reality.

Human Harmonies: Spiritual Traditions Prescribe Sounds and Silence

Human Harmonies: Spiritual Traditions Prescribe Sounds and Silence

So sensitive are we to sound that noise pollution has been called the most common modern health hazard. High levels of unpleasant sounds cause blood vessels to constrict; increase the blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rates; release extra fats into the bloodstream; and cause the blood's magnesium level to fall.

7 Steps to Focus Your Intention and Attention to Heal Yourself and Others

7 Steps to Focus Your Intention and Attention to Heal Yourself and Others

It is important to realize that all healing techniques whether they be physical, energetic, mental, or emotional are an attempt to reestablish proper flow. Blockage or stoppage has occurred because somewhere, somehow there has been limited perception. The direction of healing then always moves from...

Energy Medicine and Intuition: Skills Based in Self-Esteem

Energy Medicine and Intuition: Skills Based in Self-Esteem

I firmly believe that intuitive or symbolic sight is not a gift but a skill -- a skill based in self-esteem. Developing this skill -- and a healthy sense of self -- becomes easier when you can think in the words, concepts, and principles of energy medicine...

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