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  • 23-Sep-2012

    Darkness Brings the Dawn

    Senses of the Soul - IV

    Human beings naturally prefer the light over the dark, including in your emotions. You want everything to work out and to live “happily ever after.” But to believe life can be all up with no down is...

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  • 19-Aug-2012

    Menopause Matters

    Help for Hot Flashes

    Suffering from hot flashes? The combination of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine offers many natural benefits for women going through menopause by promoting a state of balance for...

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  • 29-Jul-2012

    Self-Esteem is Everything

    Senses of the Soul IV

    Self-esteem is the window through which you see yourself in relation to everything. Through your perceived value, you judge what you think you deserve and expect, which creates...

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  • 24-Jun-2012

    Hit the High Road

    Ayurvedic Travel Tips

    Air travel may be one of modern society’s greatest inventions, but like many new-age technologies, high-speed travel can cause subtle health imbalances. Travel, by definition...

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  • 27-May-2012

    Playing with Fire

    Senses of the Soul III

    Anger is one of Nature’s ways of keeping you safe —yogically speaking, anger (agni) is the fire element that converts food into energy. Anger isn’t good or bad, it’s all in how you use it.

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  • 13-May-2012

    Path of the Empath

    From Victim to Victory

    Over the years, I have tried many techniques to shield, cleanse, release and protect myself against unwanted energies. I realized I was making the world my enemy, intensely judging...

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  • 22-Apr-2012

    The Way of Plants

    Herbal Wisdom - Part I

    In times of confusion, when you feel you are lacking guidance or when you think “I must have it NOW,” how do you practice having patience? One way that is known to be effective for...

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  • 08-Apr-2012

    Yoga as Therapy

    Prescription for Health

    Waking up early, meditating and practicing yoga is an essential way to start the day. I love my asana practice. But what happens when your body changes and your treasured asana practice...

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  • 25-Mar-2012

    Fear is Your Friend

    Senses of the Soul - II

    Everyone wants to be comfortable, safe and happy. Yet many people spend time struggling with worry, anxiety and uncertainty. These emotions are all forms of fear, which create stress.

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  • 26-Feb-2012

    Shifting to Love

    Sacred Journey of the Heart

    The Aquarian shift that began in 2011 is carrying us from a mind-centered society to a heart-felt world. If we all were simply in a state of being love, everyone would have all the love they need.

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  • 29-Jan-2012

    Dealing with Feeling

    Senses of the Soul - I

    Happiness depends on feeling good. Your well-being requires peaceful thoughts and flourishing emotions. Yogis know that every thought generates a feeling. That’s a lot of emotions!

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  • 28-Aug-2011

    Universal Life Energy

    The Essence of Reiki

    What is Reiki? One of the most common translations of this Japanese word is “universal life energy.” So, what does that mean? All around us and within us there is a flow of energy.

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  • 21-Aug-2011

    Mapping the Face

    Tension-Taming Massage

    Foot reflexology maps 72,000 nerve endings and pressure points on the bottom of the feet that, when correctly pressurized and stimulated, have the capacity to heal all parts of the body.

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  • 17-Apr-2011

    Five Steps to Health

    Ayurvedic Home Cleanse

    Spring cleansing can do wonders for your body and spirit, helping to rid the body of accumulated toxins (ama) produced by improper digestion. According to Ayurveda, the buildup of ama is the root...

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  • 06-Mar-2011

    Primal Instincts

    Balance Your Root Chakra

    In the yogic system of energy centers or “chakras,” the root chakra is fundamental to experiencing your inner security and personal power. Balancing your root chakra is key to unlocking your fullest...

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  • 20-Feb-2011

    ABC's of Ear Aches

    Homeopathy for Children

    Every year, countless children suffer from recurring ear infections. The antibiotics children are prescribed don’t seem to be working any more. So what is a parent to do when their two-year old...

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  • 26-Dec-2010

    Ten Steps to Vitality

    Ayurvedic Daily Routine

    One of the healthiest things you can do for yourself is establish a daily routine that aligns with your particular constitution and with the forces of nature. According to Ayurveda...

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  • 19-Dec-2010

    Good Vibrations

    Balance Your Chakras

    It's not always possible to strike a pose or break into mantra when you’re running at life’s frenetic pace. Your chakras (energy centers) house the most important essences of the human experience.

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  • 28-Nov-2010

    Pressure Point a Day

    Keeps the Blues Away

    Winter ushers in happy events. Friends, family, excursions, exchanging gifts, cooking and decorating are some of the ways we experience the season’s richness. Warmth, delicious food and loving...

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  • 14-Nov-2010

    Face Forward

    Heal Your Acne

    Acne comes and goes through various times in life. Identifying its cause is multi-layered. As a facial reflexologist, I start by looking at the client’s emotional life. With teenagers, acne’s most common...

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  • 24-Oct-2010

    Get Clove Savvy

    Your Seasonal Arsenal

    The spectacular beauty of fall often brings an unwelcome guest. You know it when it hits you—fever, stuffy nose, weakness—it’s a cold. As the season shifts from summer to fall, your body metabolism...

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  • 17-Oct-2010

    Draw It, Heal It

    Art and Wholeness

    The word “health” originates from Old English and Germanic origin, meaning “wholeness, being whole, sound or well.” Art therapy and wholeness go hand in hand...

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  • 26-Sep-2010

    From the Outside In

    Ayurvedic Skin Care

    Besides being your largest organ, your skin is your best protection against the ravaging effects of the elements. Therefore, you want to do everything you can, internally and externally...

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  • 19-Sep-2010

    To Vaccinate or Not

    Making Informed Decisions

    Many of my homeopathic patients have asked me about the topic of immunizations. I suggest that parents be educated on the topic and understand both sides of the story.

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  • 18-Jul-2010

    Flower Essences For Pets

    Attuning to Your Animal Companions

    Holistic living benefits domestic animals as well as humans. Pets need movement, good quality foods, fresh air, nurturing and attention. Because they have a special bond...

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  • 11-Jul-2010

    Tap On It

    Emotional Freedom Technique

    The first time I tried EFT, I felt like I had been run over by a Mack truck. The experience was excruciating. Tears poured from my eyes and my chest convulsed with sobs.

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  • 23-May-2010

    Cultivating Kids

    Inspiring a Love for Veggies

    Are you one of the millions of parents that have to bribe your kids to eat veggies? Getting your kid to eat green things can be impossible or easy, depending...

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  • 11-Apr-2010

    You Snooze, You Win

    Ayurvedic Sleep Tips

    With so many technological distractions and a culture of over-stimulation, sometimes our nervous systems just can't calm down.

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  • 28-Mar-2010

    TLC - Tootsie Loving Care

    Be Kind to Your Feet

    Think of the miles and miles your wonderful feet have taken you all these years, and usually without any complaints.

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  • 07-Mar-2010

    Let It Go

    Clarify for Contentment

    Sit down in a quiet place and tune into yourself, specifically bringing your attention to the stress in your life. Notice how it makes you feel and ask yourself. . .

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