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Mind-Body Medicine: The Best Winter Wellness Care

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Mind-Body Medicine: The Best Winter Wellness Care

The winter can be a beautiful season, but when temperatures drop is when our health needs the greatest care. We all know about cold and flu season or the winter blues, for example. But one area that many of us forget to consider during this time of year is heart health. In fact, the risk of heart attack is greater during the cold winter season for a number of reasons that scientists are still unraveling. Winter Heart Health Risks Aside from less exercise, holiday indulgences and lack of vitamin D from the sun (an essential heart-healthy nutrient), other factors may be closely involved in...

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Music: The Language of Healing

Posted on Dec 7, 2012 | 3 comments

Music: The Language of Healing

Modern science has just begun to scratch the surface of music and sound in terms of healing potential. However, traditional medical systems from around the world have long revered the beneficial vibrations of music, harmony and rhythm for health and vitality.

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Research Update: Meditation and Brain Health

Posted on Apr 12, 2012 | 3 comments

Research Update: Meditation and Brain Health

In terms of brain health, what exactly is “cortical folding,” or “gyrification,” and how does it increase your mental capacity? These questions may seem to address complex issues best left to neuroscience, except for one simple practice that directly relates to them: meditation. Researchers have been studying the effects of meditation on the brain for decades, and have come to some importantconclusions that may offer further motivation and inspiration for regular—and certainly for aspiring—practitioners of this time-honored healing art.

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Meditation Fights Cancer & Promotes Longevity

Posted on Mar 20, 2012 | 2 comments

Meditation Fights Cancer & Promotes Longevity

Learn why meditation is one of the most powerful, but often neglected, tools for maintaining optimal health.

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Tips for Winter Health (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 | 9 comments

Tips for Winter Health (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

The impacts of our fast-paced lifestyles, holiday travels and festivities, along with the seasonal changes, lead most of us to believe that colds and flu are inevitable facts of winter. But they’re not ...

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Hand in Hand: Motivation, Gratitude and Healing

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 | 1 comment

Hand in Hand: Motivation, Gratitude and Healing

Finding motivation to follow a health program is not always easy. In this article, I share insights and advice on how to energize your healing path, using Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophies and mind-body practices.

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