Defending Homeopathy, An Audacious Notion Of Healing

Defending Homeopathy, An Audacious Notion Of HealingHomeopathy has been maligned, and vilified, and homeopaths have been charged as liars and frauds. All this in spite of 200 years of therapeutic successes.

Basics of Healing Energy: Being The Conduit Through Which Energy Flows

Basics of Healing Energy: Being The Conduit Through Which Energy Flows
Movement is energy. Emotion is energy. And we all know when we are lacking in energy, for without it we cannot function. The power of our healing work comes from this understanding of energy: we can effect form intentionally...

Exploring Human Potential and Psychic Healing

Exploring Human Potential and Psychic Healing
Various esoteric sources have long suggested that human beings are capable of healing one another. Only in the last several decades has modern technology and the consciousness of enlightened scientists evolved to the point where laboratory confirmation of subtle energetic healing has been made possible.

Homeopathy: What Is It and Does It Work?

Homeopathy: What Is It and Does It Work?
Homeopathy uses substances which create disease in a healthy person, will - in minute amounts - cure disease in an ill person. For example, homeopathy will use minute amounts of poison ivy, Rhus tox, to help cure poison ivy's effects.

The Dance of Life: Tango Dancing For The Immune System

The Dance of Life: Tango Dancing For The Immune System
I dreaded turning fifty. My father had died of a massive heart attack soon after his fiftieth birthday. For years, I assumed the same thing would happen to me. Instead, I've been pleasantly surprised... The years since I turned fifty have been ripe with rich, unexpected developments and expansive opportunities.

Why Did This Symptom Happen To Me?

Why Did This Symptom Happen To Me?
We can say that Type ‘A’ Behaviour is a heart disease personality. Whatever might be seen as the physical cause of heart disease, it is acknowledged that this personality type is a consistent element. There is also a cancer personality, a near-sighted personality, an arthritis personality, etc.

Healing With Love And Finding Answers Through The Heart

Healing With Love And Finding Answers Through The Heart
We do not have to become monks in order to lead spiritual, healthy lives. We do not have to be vegetarians, or wear flowing robes, or sit in meditation for hours each day. There is no spiritual 'path' because everything is spiritual and all choices are equal. We can work and be parents, husbands, wives, daughters...

Our Body Communicates With Us Using Three Danger Signals

The Body Communicates With Us Using Three Danger Signals
There are three main types of signals, three ways of experiencing these inner messages of distortion in the body: as nervous tension; as physical or psychological trauma; and as physical or psychological illness.

Healing through Sleep and Surrendering into Rest

Healing through Sleep and Surrendering into Rest
There is a cultural shame that is implied when an individual has the need for too much sleep or feels tired without having a good reason. You have thoughts such as God, I don't know why I'm so tired! or What's wrong with me? And these very thoughts and attitudes negate a simple, natural flow...

Why The Promise Of Personalized Medicine Is Not For Everyone

Why The Promise Of Personalized Medicine Is Not For Everyone
Could your medical treatment one day be tailored to your DNA? That’s the promise of “personalized medicine”. This concept is based on the idea that small genetic differences between one person and another can be used to design tailored treatments for conditions as diverse as cancer and schizophrenia.

Can Technology Change Behavior And Help People Better Manage Chronic Diseases?

Can Technology Change Behavior And Help People Better Manage Chronic Diseases?
It was March 2014 when I received a phone call as I was working in my office. The person on the other end introduced herself as Dr. Linda Houston-Feenstra, chief cardiac nurse of Loma Linda University SACHS Heart Clinic. She said that she has heard about my work on persuasive technology, in particular how it can influence attitude or behavior change in people. She wanted me to assist her with her heart-failure patients.

Can A High Level of Self-Esteem Really Boost Your Immune System?

Can A High Level of Self-Esteem Really Boost Your Immune System?
How you feel about yourself may actually affect the way your body defends itself against the various stresses and infective organisms that surround it. A high level of self-esteem, or a stronger sense of self, can lead to more vigorous immune response.

Change your Mind and You'll Change your Health!

Change your Mind and You'll Change your Health!

Your Mind tells the body -- even down to the tiniest cell -- what to do. Thoughts held long and intensely enough are actualized in flesh! What thoughts, you wonder? Endless possibilities! but you would do well to ask Self what beliefs have been most creative in your own life...

How to Manage Stress: One Change at a Time

How to Manage Stress: One Change at a Time
Life doesn't have to be a process of ongoing damage control. There are many things we can do to keep stress from eroding our health and happiness. The fastest way to fix the problems in your life is to remove your stressors. But don't worry; there are alternatives to firing your boss, leaving your home, redesigning your spouse, or trading in your body.

The Healing Power of the Hum of the Humming Bees

The Healing Power of the Hum of the Humming Bees
In ancient tradition (Egypt), the humming sound of the bee was said to stimulate the release of super hormones known as the “Elixirs of Metamorphosis.” Doctors Meredith McCord and Jill Schumacher told us that the humming sounds of the bee resonate and stimulate various structures of the brain, including the pineal gland, pituitary gland, hypothalamus, and amygdala.

Good Vibes and Bad Vibes are Contagious

Contagious Love
Everything is contagious -- not just germs, but good vibes and bad vibes, too. When a person begins laughing hysterically, watch how others laugh or at least smile. When someone is expressing hatred, notice how those in the vicinity tighten their bodies, develop a defensive posture, and maybe clutch another's hand.

Does Acupuncture Work By Re-Mapping The Brain?

Does Acupuncture Work By Re-Mapping The Brain?
Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. Perhaps, they stumbled on an effective medical approach.

This Brain Blackout Starts A Migraine

Researchers have identified the electrical activity specific to the start of migraines and demonstrated a way to stop it in animal experiments.

A Cardiologist Prescribes Bliss: The Bliss Rx

A Cardiologist's Healing Method: The Bliss RxI sat quietly, listening to her pain-filled words. She had just been diagnosed with breast cancer and was in my office for preoperative cardiac evaluation. She began to sob softly. Why had good health eluded her even though she did everything right?

Healing Past Lives and Attaining Closure

Healing Past Lives and Attaining Closure
Our past lives are intended to be in the background. We are not intended to be aware of them. If we are, they are likely unhealed, meaning that there is something about that lifetime that is creating restriction in your current body and life.

Practical Reasons and Methods to Access Higher Consciousness

Practical Reasons and Methods to Access Higher Consciousness
Have you ever wondered what Jesus Christ really meant when he said that heaven is within you? Dante's epic The Divine Comedy also suggests levels of heaven and hell that could be explored in a state of higher consciousness. It is not a physical journey, but a journey of spirit.

Healing with Color: Lupus, Liver, and Life

Healing with Color: Lupus, Liver, and Life
In my late twenties, I developed both forms of the autoimmune deficiency disease Lupus. My doctors advised me that, given the severity of both forms of Lupus, I would only live another six to eight years. After three years of suffering, yet functioning with my Lupus, I had an experience that changed my perception.

How To Use Color, Nature, and Sound for a Harmonious Home

How To Use Color, Nature, and Sound for a Harmonious Home
Color can be a tremendous Ch'i enhancement when you love it, or cause a real depletion in energy if you don't. If a color bugs you, get rid of it. Removing offensive colors can make a positive change in the entire house -- and in your moods!

You Are An Energy System Guided From Within

You Are An Energy System Guided From Within
When you take a Kirlian photograph of your hand, it shows a certain pattern of energy. If you take a second photograph while imagining that you are sending love and energy to someone you know, the Kirlian photograph will show a different pattern of energy. Thus, we can see that a change in your consciousness creates a change in the energy field...

Believe in Miracles And All Things Become Possible

Believing in Miracles So That We Can Then Create Them
We live in a world filled with miracles, and yet we take them for granted. Why do we, as adults, forget to see the miracles of our world? When we believe in miracles, we then create them. We all are miracle workers. We each have the ability to change our lives with nothing more than...

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

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.

Should We Have Two Sleeps Rather Than One?

Should We Have Two Sleeps Rather Than One?
Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night. While night time awakenings are distressing for most sufferers, there is some evidence from our recent past that suggests this period of wakefulness occurring between two separate sleep periods was the norm.

Hum Your Way to Health and Well-Being

Hum Your Way to Health and Well-Being
Sound is an exceptionally powerful energy. It has the ability to stimulate the release of hormones in the body, to reduce the stress response and induce relaxation, to penetrate to body and affect us at a cellular level, to rearrange molecular structure, and to shape matter itself. 

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 not talking about a New Age or alternative treatment. I am speaking of the medicine ways of my tribe...

How Kindness Can Make A Difference In Cancer Care

How Kindness Can Make A Difference In Cancer Care
Cancer may not be life-ending, but it usually is life-changing. A cancer diagnosis instantaneously turns life upside down for patients and families.

A Healing Experiment That Transcends Time and Space

A Healing Experiment
What if we could go back in time to heal an illness at an earlier, less-advanced stage? Or go back even further to the moment right before an illness took hold in our bodies? A number of researchers, Helmut Schmidt being one of the earliest, have studied the...

How To Use Intuition As A Tool For Self-Healing

How To Use Intuition As A Tool for Self-Healing
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.

Music Can Heal, Motivate, Calm, And Enhance Life

Music Can Heal, Motivate, Calm, And Enhance Life
Most of us don't pay much attention to the connection between music and our well-being. It is just there. It has always been there. For some of us it hovers on the periphery of our lives. For others it is central to our daily moods and activities.

Herbs, Wilderness Time, And Other Ways To Help Yourself

Herbs, Wilderness Time, And Other Ways To Help YourselfThroughout most of human history, there was no such thing as a psychiatrist or a refill of Ativan—and humans developed a thousand different ways of working with mental and emotional distress, many of which are just as effective today as they were in 612 BC.

The Twelve Simple Steps Of The Healing Process

Twelve Simple Steps Of The Healing ProcessIt isn't possible to make good, conscious decisions in the midst of confusion and shock. Slow down and don't be rushed. Listen to your inner voice. Weigh the options and make decisions and choices based on what you feel is right for you. We stay far more empowered when we take charge and make decisions we feel good about.

How To Open to Your Body's Natural Healing Capabilities

How To Open to Your Body's Natural Healing CapabilitiesWhy does the body seem to betray you? It's a belief. You're fight­ing it mentally, but you haven't let yourself experience and feel  what it's like to absolutely be in your body. Just as the Earth is the body of this planet, your biology is the body of your soul. If you're aging, if you look in the mirror and say...

The Power of Illness, Introspection, and Living in the Here and Now

time of quiet introspection
In ancient Greece, there were temples with rooms to which sick people could retreat. This was a time of quiet introspection, based on the understanding that illness is a sacred space where inner work can be done, so that healing may come from the core of our being.

Expanding the Healing Process: It's Not Just About You

Expanding the Healing Process: It's Not Just About YouHealing is not just about you. It is about healing the whole of humanity, which is currently suffering in unprecedented ways. The burden of humanity’s suffering includes the growing gap between the world’s richest and poorest people, which leads to severe economic disparity around the globe and poverty.

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 BodyWe 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.

The Healing Power of the Placebo Effect

The Healing Power of the Placebo Effect: Is It Real?Placebos have been found, at times, to work nearly as effectively as materialistic treatments. One series of studies covering more than one thousand patients showed that 35 percent reported significant relief from a variety of ailments after treatment with a placebo.

You Can Do It! Healing Yourself with Powerful Affirmations

You Can Do It! Healing Yourself with Powerful AffirmationsAffirmations are statements of intention that can be used for anything: to attract wealth, for life changes, to find a perfect partner, for self healing -- from curing diabetes to losing weight to quitting smoking, etc...

Living in All Our Cells: Life Is Waiting for You

Living in All Our Cells: Life Is Waiting for You"People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive..."

Increase Your Energy Levels Using These Healthy Sources

Increasing Your Energy Levels from Healthy or Unhealthy Sources?When our energy level is optimal, we become aroused and alerted to the world around us. Then, with a profound reciprocity, nature seems alerted to and connected to us. We experience energy as vigor and stamina...

Why Energetic Health Is Important to Intuition

Why Energetic Health Is Important to IntuitionThere is a very tight connection between our energetic body and our physical body. When our energetic body is not healthy, we can be physically unhealthy. Our energetic system processes energy flowing through and uses the information contained in it.

Releasing Our Pain and Cleansing Our Emotional Wounds

Releasing Our Pain and Cleansing Our Emotional WoundsAs we grow and mature, our experiences as we relate to others take their effects on us, both positive and negative. We also begin to absorb the energies of these interactions. These energies can be light, dark, or anywhere in between and can have a powerful impact.

How To Heal Our DNA with the Assistance of Our Innate Self

How To Heal Our DNA with the Assistance of Our Innate SelfInnate is responsible for the seemingly mysterious and miraculous healings: accelerated recoveries, spontaneous remissions, and unexplained disappearances of incurable diseases. There is no mystery after all when the Innate is involved and can bridge the gap between quantum intelligent information and our bodies. It is not a force outside ourselves--it is something within all of us.

How To Heal Your Life "In Synch" with Your Spiritual Truth

Opportunities to Heal Your Life "In Synch" with Spiritual TruthA health "crisis" whether a physical, mental, emotional, relationship, or financial crisis in our lives — forces us to reflect on, re-evaluate, and change our current routines and thought patterns. Any form of disease is ultimately an opportunity to...

We Are Starting To Uncover The Scientific Basis For Hypnosis

We Are Starting To Uncover Its Scientific Basis Hypnosis Some argue that hypnosis is just a trick. Others, however, see it as bordering on the paranormal – mysteriously transforming people into mindless robots.

How To Heal Ourselves with Energy and Intention

How To Heal Ourselves with Energy and IntentionHeal­ing comes in all forms. It can be a simple awareness or a huge “aha.” It can be a mental realization, an emotional process, a spiritual catharsis, or a physical progression, but it is never only one of these; it is always a combination of...

Nine Keys to a Healthier, Happier You

Nine Keys to a Healthier, Happier YouAre you stressed-out, overweight, overworked, uninspired, or plagued by negative emotions? Don't worry — anyone can achieve greater health and happiness by trying out some new behaviors and attitudes, and working at it step-by-step. Here are nine proven ways to get there.

Do Faith and Prayer Strengthen Your Immune System?

Do Faith and Prayer Strengthen Your Immune System?Healing can include dramatic, sudden physical cures, but is not confined to the 'miraculous' or the spectacular. Perhaps for most people, the healing power of faith involves a healing of the mind and emotions, the intangible spirit, and of relationships with others.

The Argument For And Against Preventative Medicine

The Argument For And Against Preventative MedicinePreventative medicine has long used drugs to prevent the onset of disease. Those with symptoms such as high blood sugar or pressure are often diagnosed with the “pre-condition”, such as prediabetes or prehypertension, if their symptoms haven’t yet reached the levels which define the disease.

Color Therapy in the Ancient World and the Middle Ages

Color Therapy in the Ancient World and the Middle AgesMost living things appear to be vitalized by the bright reds, oranges, and yellows of daylight -- and calmed and rejuvenated by the blues, indigos, and violets of the night. The origins of healing with color can be traced back to the mythology of Ancient Egypt and Greece.

How To Use Sonic Sounds for Healing Yourself and the Planet

How To Use Sonic Sounds for Healing Yourself and the PlanetSound is third-dimensional. When the angels add their energy to sound it becomes a fast-frequency sonic emitted for specific high-vibrational purposes. We may not be able to hear it because it is beyond our auditory range and our understanding of it is limited but it has a powerful effect.

Why Swimming In The Sea Is Good For You

Why Swimming In The Sea Is Good For YouIf you live near the sea, make frequent trips to the beach, or are planning an island holiday this summer, chances are you’re getting more out of it than just enjoyment.

How To Be Healed: One Universal Healing Principle

How To Be Healed: One Universal Healing PrincipleIt was not the splinter of wood from the sidewalk that healed him. It was his imagination aroused to an intense degree, plus the confident expectancy of a perfect healing. Imagination was joined to faith or subjective feeling, and the...

Sweep and Clear the Aura for Better Health and Well-Being

Sweep and Clear the AuraIt’s time to clear the aura. Sweeping and clearing remove congested and diseased energy and cleanse, strengthen, and greatly facilitate the healing process. Many simple illnesses can be healed just by sweeping and clearing the aura.

Why Some People Heal and Others Don't...

Why Some People Heal and Others Don't...Healing has always been a great mystery, especially when a cure works for one person but perhaps not for another. Part of the success or failure of any healing modality is how the recipient perceives and accepts the healing. Let’s face it. Some of us...

How Can Exposure Therapy Treat Social Anxiety?

How Can Exposure Therapy Treat Social Anxiety?Most of us experience a level of social anxiety at some point in our lives. We worry about what people think of us, about being excluded, about being judged or humiliated.

Protecting Your Energy and Your Aura

 Protecting Your Energy and Your AuraA strong mind can cope with a weak body, while even a strong body is no use if you have a weak mind. Remember that your aura is simply an extension of you. When strong, it acts as a protective shield. When fragile or damaged, it can leave you drained, unwell, and feeling disconnected from yourself.

Listen to Your Symptoms, They're There For A Reason

Listen to Your Symptoms, They're There For A ReasonCareful histories of people who come down with serious illnesses almost always reveal earlier warning signs that were ignored or treated superficially. Symptoms are like warning lights or gauges in your car. When the oil light goes on in your car, would you tape over it so you can go about your business?

What Is Psychoanalysis and It's Uses?

What Is Psychoanalysis and It's Uses?Psychoanalysis or psychoanalytic psychotherapy is a way of treating longstanding psychological problems that is based on the belief behaviours have underlying drivers which may be unrecognised and unconscious.

The Positive Benefits of Sunlight

The Positive Benefits of SunlightEver since I was a child, I chased the sun. I was ecstatic in the summer and miserable in the winter. My parents would have to chase after me to wear a hat and long sleeves because I wouldn’t think about sunburns or skin cancer at all, all I could think about was JOY.

Two Forms of Nature Medicine: Sunlight and Forest Bathing

Two Forms of Nature Medicine: Sunlight and Forest BathingIn this modern age, we tend to run from the sun due to what I believe to be understandable but overblown concerns about skin cancer. Since the time of the Greeks, heliotherapy (sun therapy) has been a valuable way to heal the body and balance the mind.

Working with Water: Sacred Rituals

Working with Water: Sacred RitualsA few years ago, I gave conferences in Montreal regarding the healing properties of natural spring water. I was fascinated by the reports of people drinking natural spring water and stating that many of their illnesses vanished or greatly improved just by drinking such water.

Why Hypnosis Is Less Far Fetched And Far More Important

A new TV show would have us believe a powerful hypnotist can make us do whatever he says while we are powerless to resist or even realise. Evan/Flickr, CC BYA new TV show would have us believe a powerful hypnotist can make us do whatever he says while we are powerless to resist or even realise. Channel Nine’s new game show You’re Back in the Room debuted to high ratings on Sunday night.

Living From the Heart: Purifying the Mind and the Body

Purifying the Mind and the Body to Live From the HeartWith all the noise of society—busy highways, bustling cities, mass media, and television sets blaring everywhere—our minds can’t help but be highly agitated and polluted. I now avoid all this as much as humanly possible, especially the television. It’s now hard to believe that I was a reporter on television for more than two decades.

The Hype And The Hope Of Stem Cell Research And Therapy

The Hype And The Hope Of Stem Cell Research And TherapyThe words “stem cell research and therapy” evoke a number of responses. In emotionally vulnerable patients, a sense of hope. In scientists, a great deal of excitement about future prospects.

The Healing Power of Breath: Do You Know How To Breathe?

The Healing Power of Breath: Do You Know How To Breathe?A healthy routine of ample, complete breathing replete with prana, which nourishes every cell, can revitalize your life. The yogis of India believe that proper breathing can annihilate all disease from this planet. In addition, the power of prana in breath can increase mental capacity, happiness, self-confidence...

Instantaneous Healing using Psychoshamanism

Instantaneous Healing using PsychoshamanismJust as a disease can announce itself suddenly, healing can also arrive in an instant. A sudden illness is called unfortunate, while a sudden healing is called a miracle. However, both take part in the same essence: they are forms of the language of the subconscious.

Dealing with Your Health: Illness Is Not Your Enemy

Dealing with Your Health: Illness Is Not Your EnemyI can’t promise perfect health any more than I could promise a life without problems. That’s not what life seems to be about. Instead, I am offering you another way to look at your health, and your life, that takes you out of helpless victim mode and reminds you that you are in charge.

How Sound Balancing Came to Be: My Journey of Discovering the Biofield

How Sound Balancing Came to Be: My Journey of Discovering the BiofieldI began experimenting with the tuning forks with a few of my massage therapy clients. I found that if a client was complaining of pain in a particular area, the fork would produce either a loud, sharp tone or a tone full of static and “noise.” After holding the fork over the area, I found that after a few moments the tone would become clear...

The Amazing Power of Music Therapy: A Fusion of Art and Science

The Amazing Power of Music Therapy: A Fusion of Art and ScienceIn my practice as a speech language pathologist and music therapist, I’m able to use music to serve a variety of patients with an array of needs. Children with autism tend to be more attentive to musical sounds than speech sounds. For cancer patients, I’ll use songs of hope and resilience. I’ve helped patients preparing for surgery...

Getting Rid of Stress at Work: An Efficient Alternative To Coffee Breaks

Get Rid of Stress at Work: An Efficient Alternative To Coffee BreaksYou can trade massages with a friendly co-worker! Massage in the workplace is no longer reserved for just the wealthy, the weird, or the weary. In fact, individuals and corporations alike are finding it to be a practical and joyful way of increasing employee satisfaction and productivity.

Enhancing Your Aura for Long-Term Benefits

Enhancing Your Aura for Long-Term BenefitsA strong, centered aura can bring many magical experiences into your life. By following these simple ten steps to good auric health, you can significantly improve your chances of attracting what you really love to your life! The first five steps are part of a daily auric energy practice, and the last five are an ongoing, long-term energy practice.

Cleansing Your Home and Environment with Incense

Cleansing with Incense

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. To some extent, we might compare burning incense to sending up a beacon or flare to attract those spiritual forces we wish to call. Each odor appeals to a particular force, and the "force" answers the call.

How To Clear, Heal, Energize, and Protect Your Energy Frequency

How To Clear, Heal, Energize, and Protect Your Energy FrequencyA very powerful exercise to help you clear any accumulation of psychic stress and energetic pollution contained within your aura. This will help you to quickly regain balance and harmony in your vibration, restore your aura power, and increase your physical energy levels.

Reprogramming and Healing from MS with Aboriginal Techniques

 Reprogramming & Healing with Aboriginal TechniquesRose summed up the heart of the day’s lesson: “The bad news is the body remembers and will hold something as true, even when the conscious mind does not. The good news is that you can create new memories for the body, new truths.”

Energy Medicine: An Emerging Paradigm

Energy Medicine: An Emerging ParadigmThe prevailing industrial age view of the human body as a machine whose parts occasionally break down, requiring repair only to that part without regard to the whole human being and the sources of the problem, is a health model that will increasingly be replaced by a more unified theory of what a human being truly is.

Quality of Life for Cancer Patients: Does Massage Therapy Help?

Quality of Life for Cancer Patients: Does Massage Therapy Help?At the end of the day, less pain, anxiety, and nausea, better sleep and more energy add to quality of life. That is what people with cancer seek. Researchers measure this variable usually with a written questionnaire and sometimes an oral interview...

A Cold Splash: Water Therapy for Depression & Chronic Fatigue

A Cold Splash: Water Therapy for Depression & Chronic Fatigue

by Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc. One group of researchers in Virginia suggests that hydro­therapy may be useful to treat cancer and chronic fatigue as well as depression. Cold exposure therapies may actually be the best choice for depressed patients. According to Hippocrates, water therapy "allays lassitude."

Making Acupuncture, Yoga, and Massage Affordable For All

Making Acupuncture, Yoga, and Massage Is Affordable For All

Fewer high school students smoked cigarettes in 2013 than in previous years, while more adults are delaying health care because they can't afford it. These are among the insights of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest annual report, released in May.

What Does Being Healthy & Happy Mean to You?

What Does Being Healthy & Happy Mean to You?I often asked my patients three important questions before surgery: Why do you wish to live longer? Do you wish to be happier? and What does being happy mean to you? These queries gave me an opportunity to discuss spiritual matters as well as physical and emotional ones...

Healing Yourself by Creating Art: The Muse That Heals

Healing Yourself by Creating Art: The Muse That Heals

When art is expressed from the deepest levels of our being, profound healing occurs. Just as you may not consider yourself an artist, you may not think of yourself as a healer, either. You may have never used this powerful inner part of yourself consciously...

Mary’s Story: Painting to Release the Past & Heal

Mary’s Story: Painting to Release the Past & HealFor the first time, I was experiencing my pain in a strange, new way. I stood in front of my canvas and was in control for the first time. I painted my emotions. The painting captured and contained a moment that was now past. The painting remained, though the emotion had passed...

The Democratization Of Medical Science

The Democratization Of Medical Science

Vinod Khosla has stirred up some controversy in the healthcare community over the last several years by suggesting that computers might be able to provide better care than doctors. “...the science of medicine is way too complex for human beings to do.”

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