Do you live a life full of stress and anxiety? Are you looking for a way to ease those stress filled headaches and tense muscles without having to shell out for a masseur? Then why not look at meditation. This form of mental relaxation has been around for many thousands of years and has been used by people in the east for generations. We often wonder how it is that the people of Chinaor Tibet live well into their nineties; well, meditation has a lot to do with it...
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: You are doing meditation right... if you are doing it. Yes, indeed, it can be quite a struggle. As I told a student this week, try not to see it as work but as an adventure. Adventures aren't typically all planned out, can have ups and downs and can be hard, easy, wonderful, trying, crappy, glorious... 'tis the same with meditation. More in this article...
by Robert Field RSHom (NA), CTHom, APH (Nevada)
Inspire Your Body to Heal with its Own Innate WISDOM
We hear so much about alternative medicine today, in the news, through friends, and in health magazines like this. But as a Classical Homeopath, I find there are many misconceptions about Homeopathy...
Editor's Note: In parts of the world where it is not widely used--like North America--Homeopathy is unknown or misunderstood. People often confuse it with herbal medicine or home remedies in general. In his concise article, Robert provides a clear explanation of what it is that Homeopathy treats--the deepest (or highest, in his words) aspect of our being that is our Vital Force--and how homeopathic remedies work through resonance.
by Claudia De Rosa
The Director of Irish office of The British Institute of Homeopathy gives a thorough and insightful portrayal of Lac Caninum, a valuable homeopathic remedy made from dog's milk – one of oldest remedies in the homeopathic materia medica. She writes, "It is difficult to believe that a Dog’s milk can be a remedy. But once you have tried with good results, you wont’ be able to forget it: it will stick to your memory, it will get bound to your heart with bands of steel and you will realize how safe you will feel in its company."
Editor's Note: Also read ATH's Mammalian Remedies for further understanding of homeopathic remedies made from the milk of animals.
by Zane B. Stein
Much has been written about the horrible natures of the fixed stars; the wars, destruction, and evil natures they produce. Even in this day, when Humanistic Astrology so influences other areas of interpretation, the fixed stars are usually given the same meanings they were given thousands of years ago...
by Sara Calabro
Spring is in full swing. For some, it's time for warm air! Fresh flowers! Longer days! For others, it's time for runny noses! Itchy eyes! Sinus headaches...
Editor's Note from Julia Sanfilippo: In my practice I see so many allergy sufferers this time of year. This fantastic article explains not only the benefits of acupuncture for prevention of seasonal allergies, but the DIY treatment that anyone can do! This 7 point protocol is a great tool to use during an acute allergy attack if you are anywhere but your acupuncturists office. Love!
Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: Co-founder of Girls, Gals and Gurus, Dr. Liz Anderson Peacock, discusses how stress is part of life. How you interpret and adapt to these stresses, will determine the quality of your life.
Editor's Note from Erica Curtis: This educational video demonstrates the use creative art to assist in healing grief and loss.
Arts & Art Therapy
by Sara Davidson
She began to pore over anatomy charts and medical books. "I was teaching myself, one patient at a time," she says. She studied with Hopi and Sioux medicine men and did research on Egyptian and Hindu healing traditions. One of her first mentors was Bill Gray, a celebrated healer...
Editor's Note: This is part 2 of 2. Click here to see Part 1.
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