Tag Archives: stress

Peace is within

August 12, 2012

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by Ada Porat — In a world that spews forth activity and demands attention 24/7, it is hardly surprising that stress is the biggest health challenge facing people today. Millions are looking for ways to counter the relentless onslaught of technology on their sense of well-being. Ironically, the solution to peace lies within, not in […]

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Why is deep breathing so important?

August 11, 2012

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by Sheila Eastman —  We all breathe every second of every day and think nothing of it. If you watch a baby breathe, you will see the stomach expand on the inhale, like a balloon blowing up, and inflate on the exhale. However, if you put your hand on your chest and stomach right now, […]

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10 real ways to de-stress

July 12, 2012

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by Jo Ann Joy —  Everyone tells us to relax, but they never give us practical advice about how to do it. It does not help when someone says, “You have to learn to relax.” That comment just puts more pressure on us and turns relaxing into one more chore. Despite people telling us to […]

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AMMA Therapy® for constipation

April 12, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  Moving the bowels on a regular basis is an important key to good health. When we are constipated, in addition to feeling bloated and uncomfortable, our health is compromised because the elimination of toxic waste products has slowed down. AMMA Therapy, a 5,000-year-old healing art from Korea that involves a specialized […]

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Laughter is the best medicine

March 1, 2012

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by Becca Briley-West —  Laughter really is the best medicine. You have heard it said countless times in your life, right? After a serious laughing session with someone, you may have heard him respond, “Wow, thanks, I needed that.” Well, we all  benefit from a good laugh once in a while, and we all probably […]

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10 rules for permanent fat loss

March 1, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  First and foremost, what many people may neglect to understand are the differences between weight loss and fat loss. When you are obsessed with weighing yourself on the scale, you are solely focused on weight loss. Your weight can fluctuate during the day, especially when you factor in fluid retention, sodium […]

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Steps of Digestion

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Digestion is an astonishing and orderly process that breaks down proteins, carbohyrdates, fat and other complex chemicals found in the plants and animals we eat, and recycles them to manufacture our body tissues. This article will explain how the process works. Simply put, food either digests or spoils. Digestion is […]

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Healing adrenal fatigue

February 27, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Are you tired but wired? Do you use caffeine and high-sugar snacks to get through the day? Are you always on the go, but feeling burned out? If you answered yes to all of these questions, you may be experiencing adrenal fatigue. Many, if not most of us, live stress-filled, fast-paced […]

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A homeopathic approach to post-traumatic stress disorder

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder. It occurs after one has witnessed a life-threatening or severely frightening experience. This condition is prevalent among veterans and is also common in victims of violent crimes, abuse, accidents, natural disasters and other psychologically traumatic events. Symptoms of PTSD may […]

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Natural Thyroid Care

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  The thyroid gland is not large, but it functions as the “spark plugs” of the body, giving a person plenty of energy for every bodily activity. Thyroid problems are among the most prevalent health disorders. Hypothyroidism. The most common thyroid condition is called hypothyroidism, or a low-functioning thyroid. Symptoms often […]

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Myofascial release for PTSD, anxiety and depression

February 26, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  The John Barnes Approach to Myofascial Release (MFR) relies upon the notion of tissue memory. The fascia experiences and records stress and trauma over the course of a lifetime, often not becoming a problem for the individual until a critical mass is reached. Barnes describes this effect as “splat art.” It […]

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The hidden healers

February 26, 2012

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by Tracy Minton —  Over the past few decades, scientists have demonstrated the negative effects of stress on both physical and mental health. Is our well-being inextricably linked to external circumstances beyond our control? Or do we have untapped resources within that we can employ to help us manage the stressors that are natural to […]

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Connect to yourself and spirit with prayer

February 26, 2012

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by Tina Sacchi —  Some of us learn about prayer at a very young age. Some of us pray only at church/temple, mealtime or bedtime. For others, prayer is part of their daily lives. You can pray alone or in a group; one way is not better than the other. Solitary prayer has its benefits. […]

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