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Traditional Chinese Medicine: Ancient Medicine, Modern Benefits

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a medical system that has been cultivated over the last 2,500 years. Today, in China, TCM is an accepted medical system alongside allopathic or conventional medicine A hospital in China may have an acupuncture floor, along with ...

The Benefits of Reiki for Animals: Reduce Stress, Heal Trauma, Ease Transitions

Reiki itself as a healing modality has been used with people for over a century but the use of Reiki with animals has just recently become more prevalent. Some practitioners have been offering Reiki to their own animals over the years, but now we are starting to see ...

Personal Safety is the Ultimate Empowerment

Self-defense begins with the belief that we are worth defending. Every woman should be able to live freely, dress as she pleases and drink whatever she wants. It’s important to know that, as women, we shouldn’t think it is our responsibility to prevent an assault or to place the ...

The Hidden Role of the Thyroid in Infertility How Functional Medicine Can Help

If there is one gland thought to command the body, many medical experts would pin the butterfly-shaped, hormone-producing organ of the throat known as the thyroid. Thyroid dysfunction, with its complex causes and treatments, is a rising concern in the United ...

Acupuncture for Pregnancy Pain and Other Common Ailments

For thousands of years, acupuncture has been used in relieving many illnesses and diseases. It is based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory that the entire body is connected and controlled by the flow of qi, or energy. When there is an imbalance in ...

Searching for the Mystic Within

The spiritual world is full of mystics; they are ones who have reached such a depth of spirituality and awakening that they serve as inspiration and teachers to us all. Many, centuries later, inspire the seeker through words and imagery. Rumi, St. Hildegarde, ...