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A Natural Movement: You and Your Bowels

It's both telling and sadly amusing that, after condoms, Preparation H is the second most frequently shoplifted pharmaceutical item in the country.

Bring Me the Ocean

Occupational therapist Rebecca Reynolds, a native of Concord, Massachusetts, manages a traveling, nature-based educational and therapeutic program for those confined to close-care institutions.

Forgiveness as Healing

A puzzled lady said to a friend, “I cannot understand it. I have the nicest neighbor who is dying of cancer.

The Pull Towards Pills

Pills have not always been with us, and yet people have always been able to recover from a variety of illnesses.

Ask the Holistic Health Vet

If holistic medicine is the right healthcare option for you and your family, a holistic vet might provide the best care for your pets as well.

Redesign the Blueprint for Your Animal’s Health Through Diet

We began our journey in the early 1970’s, when little attention was paid to the importance of a nutritious diet and the role it plays in the animal’s quality of life and longevity.

The Wisdom of Herbal Pet Care

"Dogs resemble the nation which creates them," stated Gertrude Stein, back in 1940. Not surprisingly, veterinarians today report a tremendous increase in the amount of cancer and heart disease in their patients.

Personal Kabbalah and the Highest Learning

Einstein said, “A genius is a person who can tap into the secrets of the universe and be in a state where he receives higher intelligence.”

Musings: Higher Learning

A wise teacher once told me, “Study what you love and the learning will follow.” I have found this to be true in my life.

Breast Health for Women

Celebrating the Goddess within us can occur by honoring and taking care of the physical body.

Holistic Health Self Care at Your Fingertips

Tips for usings Holistic Health to take care of yourself.

Musings: Self-care Tips

  Stress is the number one factor depleting our health today. The absorption of toxins poisoning our bodies is a close second

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: The Arvigo Techniques Of Maya Abdominal Therapy

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.
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January 18, 2019

Today has several incarnations. The morning hours see high-spirited, joyful moods dominate. The vivacious Gemini Moon is complimented by Venus’ trine to Mars. Social life is pure fun. Mercury’s mid-afternoon conjunction with Pluto can have dark overtones…
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January 2019

Learn Reiki to awaken your healing hands to care for yourself, your loved ones and pets. Facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (Master-Teacher) This one-day class covers the basic...

Cost: $150

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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This class meets 4 times: January 13th, February 24th, March 24th, April 7th The Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies offers a comprehensive hands-on training in the art and...

Cost: $625 plus a material fee of $50

Where:
Misty Meadows Herbst Center
183 Wednesday Hill Rd
Lee, NH  03861
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Sponsor: Misty Meadow Herbal Center
Telephone: 603-659-7211
Contact Name: Wendy Snow Fogg
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With Amy Bernier In this empowering workshop we will explore the innate intelligence of our gut, “the second brain”. We will use yoga postures and breath work to refine our digestive...

Cost: $40

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East. Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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Instructor:  Peyton Pugmire Adult level Come together in a warm and uplifting space to get creative, connect, and breathe! At each meeting, we will have fun making a meaningful craft...

Cost: $45

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
Contact Name: Peyton Pugmire
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One of the most mysterious and magickal of the archangels, Uriel, has a variety of different and conflicting roles in angelic lore. In The Book of Enoch he is one of humanity’s advocates...

Cost: $45

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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World famous seminars (www.understandingofmusic.com) turns beginners into musicians, revitalizes and inspires even pro musicians.

Where:
Boston, MA


Telephone: (781) 599-1476
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With Sherri Snyder-Roche. This yoga workshop will explore self-compassion, self-love and pushing through discomfort to help your recovery process. Recovery from divorce, eating disorders,...

Cost: $95 for 6 weeks or $17 drop in

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Holistic Problem-Solving with Dr. HermanSJr. Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your...

Cost: $100

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress Street
Boston, MA  02210
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Telephone: 321.30.PSYCH(7792)
Contact Name: Soni
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Deepen Your Practice DYP-30 Hour Yoga Alliance Course January–May 2019 5 Saturdays, 10am–4pm 1/19, 2/2, 3/30, 4/27, 5/18 Looking to deepen your practice but a 200 Hour training...

Cost: $599

Where:
KJ Fitness
Tewksbury, MA


Sponsor: Relax and Recharge With Chuck
Contact Name: Chuck
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January 19–20 With Patty Collinsworth Weekend class hours: Saturday, 10–5pm and Sunday, 10–5pm Learn how to open the Akashic Records for yourself and others in this...

Cost: $170

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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The Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies offers a comprehensive hands-on training in the art and science of Aromatherapy. This course covers the...

Cost: $550

Where:
The Soul Purpose
1225 Gar Highway
Swansea, MA  02777
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Sponsor: The Soul Purpose
Telephone: 774-264-1329
Contact Name: Jessica Kozak
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Join nationally known psychic medium/spiritual counselor, Diana Harris, for a mediumship gallery. Diana is a bridge – a conduit between heaven and Earth. Ms. Harris will answer your questions...

Cost: $70

Where:
private office
North Andover, MA  01845


Sponsor: Diana Harris
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Holistic Problem-Solving with Dr. HermanSJr. Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your...

Cost: $100

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress Street
Boston, MA  02210
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Telephone: 321.30.PSYCH(7792)
Contact Name: Soni
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