HEALING WAYS

THE ART OF HEALING

By Marlaina Donato | March 30, 2019 | Comments Off on THE ART OF HEALING

Creative Therapy Aids Recovery For decades, creative expression has been a valuable tool in healing, and expressive arts therapy—the integrated application of two or more art forms—is now considered a life-changing modality for veterans and anyone else struggling with anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Also called creative arts therapy, this form of psychotherapy helps…

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Healing From Genetically Altered Foods

By Marlaina Donato | February 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Healing From Genetically Altered Foods

Another Reason to Go Organic Twenty-five years ago, the first genetically modified (GM) crop came to market in the form of a tomato engineered for a longer shelf life. Today, as much as 80 percent of food in the U.S. contains GMOs (as they are best known) and most of the world’s genetically engineered crops…

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AMAZING EMBRACE

By April Thompson | January 31, 2019 | Comments Off on AMAZING EMBRACE

The Healing Power of Hugs by April Thompson Hugs don’t just feel good; they do good. A simple embrace can boost our health and mood, connect us spiritually and even help mend society. Hugs and other types of affectionate touching can provide numerous benefits in the face of threats or stress, according to Michael Murphy,…

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BLOOD CHEMISTRY

By Linda Sechrist | December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

A New Roadmap to Better Health by Linda Sechrist God detectives trained in the art of investigation know not only how to look for, collect and interpret evidence, but also how to use the tools that can help them solve a mystery. With the right tool, such as a comprehensive functional blood chemistry analysis, an…

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SAFE DRINKING WATER

By Jim Motavalli | October 26, 2018 | Comments Off on SAFE DRINKING WATER

Home Systems to Purify H2O by Jim Motavalli Americans trust bottled more than tap water, but that confidence might work better if reversed. e Environmental Working Group (EWG) notes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors tap water for more than 90 contaminants, and it must meet the strict standards of the Safe Drinking…

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Testing Our Hydration IQ

By Ronica A. O’Hara | October 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Testing Our Hydration IQ

by Ronica O’Hara Myths abound regarding proper hydration—many of them encouraged by purveyors of bottled water. Gauge personal hydration know-how by answering these true-or-false questions. If we’re thirsty, we’re already dehydrated. True. Our kidneys let us know when we need water by sending a “thirsty” message to the brain. “If you ignore that warning, it…

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MULTIFACETED CHIROPRACTIC

By Marlaina Donato | September 28, 2018 | Comments Off on MULTIFACETED CHIROPRACTIC

Integrative Approaches Enhance Healing by Marlaina Donato Modern chiropractors are often seen primarily as pain specialists, yet their care can encompass much more. While the common focus is better health through spinal manipulation, the origins of chiropractic are manifold. Typical approaches for structural issues and injuries include spinal adjustments, therapeutic ultrasound and heat therapy, but some…

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MEDITATIVE MELODIES

By Dudley Evenson | August 30, 2018 | Comments Off on MEDITATIVE MELODIES

How Sound Deepens meditation by Dudley Evenson When life is stressful, we know we need to relax. The question is how. Many wonderful ways involve combining music with a meditation practice. Although we can’t always control our surroundings, we can learn to control how we react to and internalize what happens around us. On the…

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Multilevel Healing

By Linda Sechrist | July 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Multilevel Healing

Embracing All Dimensions of Well-Being by Linda Sechrist Dr. Wayne Jonas’ curiosity was piqued after hearing stories of patients that have experienced healing from chronic illnesses or reclaimed well-being without following conventional medical advice. So he focused on researching dimensions of healing that Western medical schools never taught him. The rewards were radical discoveries: whole…

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BETTER OPTIONS THAN OPIOIDS

By Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. | June 30, 2018 | Comments Off on BETTER OPTIONS THAN OPIOIDS

Natural Ways to Reduce Pain by Kathleen Barnes Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans, with annual treatment costs reaching $635 billion, according to the Institute of Medicine. Worse, opiate-derived pain medications, conventional medicine’s go-to treatment for chronic pain, are addictive and deadly. The Annals of Internal Medicine reports that an estimated 2 million Americans suffered…

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