Alternative Medicine

How I Healed My Craziness Holistically

How I Healed My Craziness Holistically

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of us.” ~ D avid Richo My experience with traditional therapy was mostly a game of “Who can pinpoint the diagnosis first?” As a young teenager I was depressed, suicidal, and self-harming. So my parents sent me to therapy, as most worried parents do for their children. My therapist did not lend me any ... »

The Ear Massage that Relaxes and Heals : Shen Men

The Ear Massage that Relaxes and Heals : Shen Men

“Embedded within the rigid curves of the external ear are the powerful ear acupuncture points that correspond to every part of the body. This incredible organ, the first of all our organs to develop embryologically, is not only the vehicle for the perception of sound and..but it is also an instrument that fulfills several other equally astonishing functions in the realm of medicine.“ ~ Chinese Aur... »

The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine & their Healing Power

The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine & their Healing Power

Chinese medicine and this ancient form of correcting imbalance in the body through acupuncture, diet and practices such as Qi Gong can be better understood when we study the five elements and their relation to certain organs and systems in the body. As with all holistic practices, Chinese medicine aims to create harmony in the body, and ailments such as allergic asthma, skin conditions and kidney ... »

Extended Puppy Pose or Uttana Shishosana

Five Yoga Poses to Alleviate Lower Back Pain

“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” ~ Geeta Iyengar, daughter of B.K.S Lower back pain can affect almost one and all at some point in our life. Sedentary lifestyle, eating habits, lack of exercise, stress, negative emotions etc. is often the cause for low back pain. Varying in level, the pain can be severe or worse, temporary or permanent, based on sex, age... »

Healing Autoimmune Diseases Naturally

Healing Autoimmune Diseases Naturally

An autoimmune disorder occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue by mistake. There are more than 80 types of autoimmune disorders – arthritis, multiple sclerosis, pernicious anemia, vitiligo, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, Addison’s disease, Type 1 diabetes, Hashimoto’s disease to name a few. Our immune system, which protects the body against exter... »

5 Common Spices that Destroy Diseases

5 Common Spices that Destroy Diseases

Over the recent years we have been moving further away from the pharmaceutical industry by taking small steps, if you recollect we did an article on how to cure a child from common ailments using an extract from five leaves. But today I’ve cooked up a bunch of spices and common food ingredients that you can use to keep good health and even help and protect you from a range of diseases. It sh... »

health benefits of fasting

Scientists Uncover the Several Benefits of Fasting

“Fasting is the greatest remedy – the physician within.” – Paracelsus, a 15th century Swiss German Renaissance physician, botanist. Imagine when you stop the overindulgence and rest the digestive system, you allow your body to detoxify, repair cells, tissues and organs – which in turn leads to a better mental and emotional health. Ancient traditions like Buddhism, Jainism and mor... »

Laughter: The Best Medicine

Laughter: The Best Medicine

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” ~ Charlie Chaplin What is life without laughter? We get so caught up in our self-inflicted reality, that we forget the simple joys of life. Laughter is the best medicine, as its the perfect way to de-stress and overcome some of the difficult times in life. Don’t we all love the company of funny, humorous people? Here’s the reason wh... »

benefits of music on human health and mind

Seven Ways Music Benefits your Health

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” ~ Billy Joel I remember the time I gave birth to our son, the doctor played some relaxing, soothing tunes that helped ease the process of giving natural birth. Music can have dramatic effect on the human min... »

shamans drumming

Shamanism and the Transformative Power of Drum Meditation

“Shamanism is not a religion. It’s a method. And when this method is practiced with humility, reverence and self-discipline, the shaman’s path can become a way of life.” – Hank Wesselman The wise make one lifetime into many; the many make one lifetime into less. Shamans are intent upon making their one life into many by cultivating a relationship and a dialogue with the multiple sub-selves within ... »

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