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Choosing How to Birth: Questions to Ask Your Doctor, Hospital and Midwife

In 2004, 98 percent of all births in the United States took place in hospitals...

How to Survive Living in a Toxic Environment

Mitch Gaynor, MD, is founder and president of Gaynor Integrative Oncology, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Weill College, affiliated with Cornell University and New York Hospital.

The Promise of Pilates

Pilates (pronounced pi LAH tees) has been around for nearly a century, but it has become increasingly popular due to its association with professional athletes and Hollywood actors.

Winter Indoor Health

Winter is on its way and with it comes the challenge to remain healthy.

Gums Connect More Than Teeth

The old verse, "the hip bone’s connected to the thigh bone…the thigh bone’s connected to the knee bone…the knee bone’s connected to the shin bone…" has significance beyond the skeleton.

Young Healers

What parent hasn’t looked at their child while he or she is in a constant state of motion, and wondered, “How could we focus that energy in a more positive direction?”

Broccoli Sprouts to the Rescue

There is compelling scientific evidence that consumption of vegetables and fruits helps to reduce the risk of some cancers.

Expand Your Options When Peeling A Banana

Which end of the banana do you peel from? I asked this while presenting to a conference for Mongolians and Americans. How many peel from the stem end?

Better Health through Bra-free Living

Remember when you were told tobacco was safe? Remember when you were told fast foods were healthy? Have you been told bras are good for you?

Light: Eating The Wild Electron

Light is the basic component from which all life originates, evolves, and is energized. Light and health are inseparable.

Musings: Your Personal Healing System

Amazing, but true…according to the latest statistics posted at http://www.AmericanCancerSociety.org, your lifetime probability of developing cancer is 1 in 2 if you are a US male, and 1 in 3 if you are female.

Shock and Awe: Holistic Health Traumatic Stress Care

When the phone rang on Mother's Day a few years ago, my heart stopped when the caller identified herself as a police officer from our town.

The Era of Energy Medicine

hroughout history, subtle energies associated with the human body have been used for healing purposes.

Functioning Without Silence: The Mistake of the Intellect

In 1969, when I was dumb and bold, I talked my way onto a crew hired to sail a boat from Hawaii back to the mainland after the boat had under-performed in the Trans-pacific yacht race.

The Place Where Healing Begins

The creative process knows many cycles, those that take us into the depths of being, those where we stride into the world, and everything in between.

Home-Cooked Food for a Busy Lifestyle

The key to disease-free longevity and keeping off the weight over the long haul is training the connections between the stomach and the appetite center in the hypothalamus to be satisfied with a nutritious, tasty meal of moderate portions.

Take Five For The Flu

If you're one of the millions of people who expected a flu shot this year and won't be able to get one, there are several measures you can take to reduce your chances of contracting the virus.

Why Ancient Chinese Medicine Works Today

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) includes all healing traditions emerging from East and Southeast Asia that have their origins in China.

Good Health is in the Eyes of the Beholder

The Walker Building in downtown Marlboro, MA is an architectural gem. The lower floors feature renovated offices, and on the upper floors visitors can still see small classrooms dating back to the days when the building served as a school.

Can You, Too, Live to 122?

Life insurance actuaries earn a good living by staking wagers on how long you are likely to live. They tell us that when you are turning eleven years old, you have the best chance of living to see your next birthday.

Stretching Out of Depression

We all feel a little blue from time to time. But when those blues turn into a seemingly never-ending tunnel of black, it may be a signal that you are suffering from depression and a nudge from the universe to look for help.

Musings: Elder Wisdom

I have heard it mentioned before that “elder” is an ageless term. People with the wisdom of elders can enter into our lives when they are babies, teaching us throughout our entire lives.

Tonics You Perform Instead of Swallow

Scientists recently reported that singing in a choir is good for your health.

Tackling Mature Onset Diabetes Before It Sidelines You

Do you ever wonder why, in spite of all your good intentions, you just cannot seem to take control over your health and wellness the way you really want to?

Embracing Simplicity

"Mental Health and Simple Living" was the title for the world’s first such symposium, held on January 31, 2004 at the prestigious Neuropsychiatric Institute of the University of California in Los Angeles, USA.

A Good Night's Sleep — Nature's Natural Medicine Nurse

A Good Night's Sleep — Nature's Natural Medicine Nurse. Sleep is healing, not only because it permits the body to physically rest...

Holistic Medicine Looks At Stress And Obesity In America

Holistic Medicine Looks At Stress And Obesity In America

Laughter as Alternative Medicine

Laughter as Alternative Medicine — It is well known that a good laugh does you good, because every time you laugh you exercise seventeen different muscles in your face, it increases oxygen levels in the body and releases endorphins (feel good hormones) around your body.

Is Homebirth Right for You?

Imagine a room lit only by dim candlelight, a man and a woman lying on their own bed, side by side.

Natural Healing for Children

Many excellent books on natural healing are available for reference to help parents expand their natural healing abilities and knowledge.

Etching Lightly — Releasing Negative Samskaras

Rene Spitz, a retired professor of psychiatry at my medical school, once showed me pictures from his work with children in a South American orphanage and in a nearby prison in the early 1940’s.

Mind/Body Medicine: The Science And Spirit Of Health

The image is imprinted on my mind. She was sitting cross-legged, brown skin on brown earth, an Indian woman by the roadside as we drove out of New Delhi Airport

New Age Healing Mythology

I am a psychotherapist, Reiki master teacher, and body/mind/soul-oriented healer.

Developing A Life Long Healing Practice With Reiki

At this point in the evolution of humanity, people everywhere are longing for divine connection and a sense of higher spiritual purpose.

Start Being Clear and Enjoy Being Well

In the realm of healing, we have a long history of treating symptoms and not necessarily rooting out the ultimate source of a disturbance, “dis-ease,” or illness.

A Holistic Approach To The Common Headache

Almost nobody has escaped the experience of a headache. In fact, nearly half the world’s population has a headache so severe that they are disabled at least once a year.

Menopause — It’s Not Just Hot Flashes

Menopause in all its glory is coming out of the closet and into the mainstream of conversation, sometimes even in mixed company.

Healing Wombs: Maya Abdominal Massage

Catherine arrived at the yoga studio looking weary and subdued. As she joined the circle and began to check in with the group, her story gently unfolded.

Three Keys to Successful Pregnancy

Since medical school, I have been fascinated with the customs of different cultures with respect to pregnancy and childbirth, having served as a health caregiver on several continents. Some customs were clearly wise; others had me questioning their value in light of their potential danger at such a delicate time.

Embracing Silence Can Change Your Life

In the twenty-first century, time may be more important than money. A recent survey by the University of Maryland found that 48 percent of low-to-middle-income Americans questioned said they would give up a day's pay each week in return for an extra day of free time.

Tai Chi Chuan: Education For A Healthy Life

People are  becoming increasingly aware of alternative health, holistic methods of healing and maintaining good health as they search for not just a repair for disease.

Macrobiotics in the New Millenium

This powerful, natural lifestyle has given me freedom, health, balance, vitality, and more inner peace than I have ever known.

Maybe Laughter is the Best Medicine After All

Medical science is slowly getting the message that maybe the proverb is right when it says “a merry heart does good like a medicine.

Holistic Medicine for the Common Cold

When you first feel yourself becoming sick, there are things you can do toavoid becoming ill or to shorten the duration of the illness.

The Vedic Notion of Cancer: A Bug in the Software

Staring down the barrel of a microscope at the fresh smear of Paula Rizzi’s blood, I saw white blood cells with big blue nuclei instead of their usual lobular shape.

The Thatched Hut Diet: A Healthy Way to Elimination

During my third year in medical school, I went to Zululand to pursue research on tuberculosis. The British surgeon at the hospital wrote me to come in September, and several hours after stepping off the train I found out why...

Don't Just Exercise...Play For the Fun of It!

A recent research study showed that exercise is as effective as the anti-depressant Zoloft in relieving depression. While most people are surprised by that statistic, an Ayurvedic physician would not be amazed at all.

Beauty and the Beast: Cosmetic Carcinogens

Little did I know how life altering that morning would be. I awoke at my usual time early in the morning. I was in a fetal position — my arms bent at the elbows and crossed over my chest...

Radiance: The Key To Beautiful Skin

The essence of beauty in Ayurvedic understanding is embodied in the idea of luster or radiant light. When we say in English, “She was radiant!” we imply a quality coming from deep within that emanates contentment, joy and accomplishment.

A Holistic Medicine Healing Primer

"Will reflexology (substitute any healing modality here — massage, Polarity, Trager, Feldenkrais, acupuncture, energy healing, chiropractic, homeopathy, prayer, etc.) help me with my condition?"
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Daily Astrology

November 19, 2018

During the late morning the waxing Aries Moon forms an uptempo trine to retrograde Mercury. Life seems to fly by. Thoughts come faster than words can express. Mars is also in a square with Jupiter, inflating expectations, fueling ambitions, sharpening…
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November 2018

Join us and take your intuitive skills to the next level! The goal of this series is to create a sanctuary of learning and support where all can deepen their connection to spirit, stretch...

Cost: $45

Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Celebrate and give thanks for harvest of the summers effort! We have a fun line up of readers and healers providing services at sampler rates to enjoy their services while you enjoy shopping...

Cost: $60—3 15 min. sessions (45 min total), $25—15 min. session

The Healing Power of Flowers—Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Rd
Unit A
Salem, MA  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers—Heavven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey Smith
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Where do they go? A chat about what happens when a person passes. Where do they go? This is a question psychic medium Diane Lewis has been asked over and over again. Many of us wonder,...

Cost: Free

Together We Can New England
148 Thompson Road
Webster, MA, MA  01570
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Sponsor: Together We Can New England
Telephone: 508-943-1637
Contact Name: Caryl
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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With Katie Malloy Ramaci  Expand your connection to the angels by learning IET levels 2 and 3 certification. Truly move forward on your path. Learn Soulstar activation and release...

Cost: $1099 (Early Bird $999)

Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Join the Heart’s Desire Herd of Empowered Equines in Rochester, Massachusetts for an afternoon of peace and serenity. Remove yourself from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Discover...

Cost: $65—some partial scholarships available

Heart’s Desire Stable
Rochester, MA  02770

Sponsor: Heart's Desire Stable
Telephone: 508-763-5254
Contact Name: Chris Korben
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