Must Reads

February 2017 Issue

Kissed By Kindness

EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH Psychologist Ty Tashiro reports in The Science of Happily Ever After that only three in 10 couples remain in healthy, happy marriages. Psychologist John Gottman, in New York City, has studied couples for four decades seeking to understand successful relationships. He and his psychologist wife, Julie, founded The Gottman Institute that helps couples build and maintain loving, healthy relationships ... 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 »

Sacred Passage

Conscious Dying as a Transformative Healing Journey LINDA SECHRIST When properly viewed, the thresholds of all of life’s transitional moments can be both emotionally and spiritually rewarding. Whether it involves marriage or birth, job loss or illness, gleaning insight from the experience can yield fresh perspective on how to live life more fully today, if we remain mindful and lovingly ... Read More »

Self Doubt- How The Ego Destroys Confidence

By Sue Frederick We tend to associate the ego with being overconfident, arrogant and boastful. The truth is quite the opposite. When we view our world through our “ego lens,” we’re looking at ourselves and others as limited beings with limited potential, competing to survive. The ego lens tells us there’s never enough to go around, so we must be ... Read More »

“Intelligent Body Workshop” Focuses on Reversing Pain

Psychologist Kyle Davies, creator of the Energy-Flow Coaching model designed to free people from chronic symptoms and help them achieve optimal health without expensive supplements or medication, will host an experiential workshop April 8 and 9 in NYC. “Why do we see growing numbers of people suffering from debilitating chronic symptoms of pain, fatigue, inflammation and cognitive impairment? Medication for the most part merely masks ... Read More »

Tongue Analysis: Your Tongue will Tell

The aged-old art of tongue analysis has its root in the science of Ayurveda, an ancient holistic healing system developed in India. The tongue is the road map of the entire body. This road map has a relationship and connection to different anatomic sites and internal organs of the body. Observations on the tongue’s map reflect pathological changes in the corresponding body sites and organs. Changes on the tongue’s color, ... Read More »

Positively Priming the Mind Workshop

Kim Serafini, founder and CEO of MindPT, will be the keynote speaker at a Positively Priming the Mind Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday March 22 in New York City. Participants will learn more about the research and technology behind the accelerated learning tool called Mind Power Technology (MindPT) that serves businesses, nonprofits, organizations and entrepreneurs in creating positive results by priming the mind ... Read More »

“I’m always SO TIRED!”—Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

You’re so tired at night you go to sleep early, now most every day. You sleep 8 to 12 or more hours and still wake up tired or even exhausted. This is not the way it always was but it’s been this way for a while and lasted now for many months. It already has begun to affect your work ... Read More »

Planning the Ending Before the End

When my father hit his nineties, he began to publicly plan his own funeral. “You’re gonna sing when I die!” he would say to the four members of the local barber shop quartet every time they performed. As I sat on the couch facing his recliner, watching him do all this, it occurred to me that if death is embraced and made conscious (as difficult as it is), the funeral can be refined ... Read More »

I Want a Fun Funeral

By Kyle Tevlin Contemplating your own funeral is not for the faint of heart. No one wants a lackluster, generic funeral, but without some planning ahead, that is often the final memory survivors are left with. I’m on a mission to change this—to raise the bar and pull out all the stops when it comes to saying good-bye. We live ... Read More »