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Healing Ways

Natural Ways to Cleanse Body & Mind

Take Toxins Out of Your Life MEREDITH MONTGOMERY The term “detox” has been gaining traction in health circles, but cleansing practices have existed for millennia, ranging from Egyptian hydrotherapy to Medieval Lenten practices and Native American fasting, smudging and sweat lodges. The truth is that we need cleansing now more than ever—to rid our bodies of chemical overload and our ... Read More »

Enlightening Ideas about Money

Think Independence, Intimacy, Integrity APRIL THOMPSON Money influences our choice of job or home, and sense of security, worth and power; it can also make life more or less convenient. Yet, despite its essential importance, money is often a forbidden topic among family members. Money Talk Taboo “We are not taught how to have a relationship with money on a ... Read More »

Break Free of Chronic Pain

Natural Ways to Feel Much Better KATHLEEN BARNES According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 25 percent of Americans, or 76.2 million, are suffering from pain that lasts more than 24 hours at this very moment: Ouch! Lower back pain alone keeps Americans from going to work a total of 149 million days each year, costing the U.S. economy ... Read More »

Heart-Based Leadership

Women Mobilize to Heal the World LINDA SECHRIST The Heart to Lead: Women as Allies for the Greater Good, a documentary film directed and produced by Cheryl Gould, of Naples, Florida, explores the emerging paradigm of heart-based feminine leadership and how it is attuning women to their inner strengths, beliefs, each other and our Earth. “Women’s deeper unity of being ... Read More »

Holistic Eye Care

Taking the Whole Body into Account LINDA SECHRIST The “old wives’ tale” about eating carrots for healthy vision wasn’t wrong, but fell far short of a holistic approach to eye health. Today’s holistically trained healthcare providers and ophthalmologists believe that properly maintaining the marvelous phenomenon of eyesight requires taking into consideration genetics, diet, toxin exposures, life environments and our belief ... Read More »

In the O-Zone

Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills VALERIE BURKE As safe and trusted as hyperbaric (high pressure) oxygen therapy, ozone therapy also harnesses the healing power of oxygen. Since the 1950s, its popularity has increased around the world. Today, more than 45,000 physicians in 50 countries administer ozone therapy to address ailments ranging from endodontic infections and herniated disk pain ... Read More »

Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Practical Ways to Regain Vitality BY LINDA SECHRIST Fatigue due to physical or mental exertion is common in those beleaguered by stress, poor eating habits and insomnia, struggling to balance the needs of family and career and too often using caffeine and other stimulants to artificially rebound energy. James L. Wilson, Ph.D., a doctor of chiropractic and naturopathy, educates medical ... Read More »

Workplace Wisdom

Mindfulness in Corporate Life APRIL THOMPSON The workplace can be filled with stress, egos and distractions that challenge the productive and happy atmosphere we desire. Both employees and employers are adopting mindfulness to help cope and transform both themselves and their work environment. Rooted in Eastern philosophies like Buddhism, most workplace mindfulness programs have stripped the techniques to a secular ... Read More »

The Modern Shaman

Ancient Practices Heal Body and Soul LINDA SECHRIST No longer shrouded in mystery, the ancient spiritual practice of shamanism is attracting the interest of psychologists, registered nurses and medical doctors that study its guiding principles to use personally and benefit others. They train one-on-one and in small groups with indigenous shamans in the U.S. and around the world and enroll ... Read More »

Music as Medicine

Music Soothes, Energizes and Heals Us KATHLEEN BARNES As primeval drumbeats echo across an African savannah, the rhythms circle the globe, picked up by the chants and rattles of shamans gracing Amazonian jungles and Siberian tundra. They’re repeated in Gregorian chants filling medieval cathedrals and “om” meditations sounding in Himalayan caves and yoga classes everywhere. They gently echo in the ... Read More »