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A GIFT AND A BLESSING: Debunking 11 of the most common myths about hospice care

It’s not the “beginning of the end” Hospice is a hard reality for many people to accept and they cringe just thinking about it. They […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulwor...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 19, 2016

IS YOUR DOG HARMING YOUR HEALTH?: 3 steps to naturally relieve a dog hair allergy

Do you suffer from continuous cold symptoms, such as a runny nose or cough? Or struggle to get a good night’s sleep but aren’t sure why? If you own a […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://w...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 1, 2016

GETTING TO THE POINT: A conversation with an acupuncturist

Perhaps as a writer, I notice it more than most people but I believe it’s obvious that as we all walk through life we carry […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Apr 30, 2016

AYAHUASCA: A journey of discovery into my self

Every day I go through hang-ups and setbacks because of the programs that have been playing in my head for so many years. However, with my new understanding, I am now easily able to catch them. There are many things that led to this shift, as well as...
by The Mindful Word on Apr 19, 2016

OUT OF MY SHELL: Healing Tourette’s syndrome and finding myself in the process

OUT OF MY SHELL: Finding myself amidst Tourette ’s syndrome When I was in grade school, my mother noticed that I started making funny noises. Some tics and twitches appeared on my face, and I exhibited slightly abnormal body movements. After taking...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 4, 2015

The Secret Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been used for thousands of years for a variety of healing purposes. In fact, there are references to it in the Bible as a powerful healing agent. ACV contains a perfect balance of 19 vital minerals such as calcium, phosp...
by INTERTOTECH on Oct 31, 2015

The Secret Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been used for thousands of years for a variety of healing purposes. In fact, there are references to it in the Bible as a powerful healing agent. ACV contains a perfect balance of 19 vital minerals such as calcium, phosp...
by INTERTOTECH on Oct 31, 2015

Three Surprising Benefits of Ayurvedic Tongue Scraping

Ancient Ayurvedic writings recommend tongue scraping as one of the keys to good health. However, this practice is only beginning to gain popularity in the Western world. Every time we eat or breathe, substances pass over or near the tongue … Co...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Oct 2, 2015

Yoga Space Penang – Rooms for Hire

Penang Spirit Penang Spirit - Healthy And Holistic Lifestyle in Penang Are you looking for a space to hold your holistic health/wellness workshop, event or course? Yoga Space Penang is a yoga and holistic health studio located at Prima Tanjung Busin...
by Penang Spirit on Aug 8, 2015

Inner Dance and Energy Healing with Sarah Amin

Penang Spirit Penang Spirit - Healthy And Holistic Lifestyle in Penang Sarah-Joy Amin  is a very gifted yoga teacher and inner dance/energy healer. She is now offering inner dance and energy healing private sessions. INNER DANCE  Feeling stuck? Re...
by Penang Spirit on Aug 5, 2015

QUANTUM-TOUCH: Q&A Interview with Richard Gordon

There’s a lot of skepticism surrounding energy healing. In some instances people test their skepticism by trying it out for themselves. In other cases, the doubts remain. […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged livi...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 30, 2015

THE OZ EFFECT: Hypocritical taker of the Hippocratic Oath

THE OZ EFFECT: Hypocritical oaf of the Hippocratic Oath. Recently on NPR, Robert Seigel asked Michael Specter, a staff writer from the New Yorker, who he would bet on to win: Dr. Oz or the physicians who have raised a petition against his position at...
by The Mindful Word on May 1, 2015

TICK-TOCK: Lyme disease patients are tired of waiting

TICK-TOCK: Lyme disease patients are tired of waiting With pickets raised and candles lit, Lyme disease patients and advocates stood in front of The New York Times building in New York City for a silent vigil on September 17, 2014. Continue reading...
by The Mindful Word on Apr 28, 2015

Can Acupressure and Acupuncture Help Headaches?

If you have regular headaches, acupuncture and acupressure may help to alleviate some of the troublesome symptoms you experience. While acupuncture should only be done by a licensed practitioner, acupressure (the use of pressure points on the body to...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Apr 9, 2015

SHAMANIC HEALING: Opening the mind’s eye

SHAMANIC HEALING: Opening the mind’s eye In November of 2009 I spent ten days in a Peruvian jungle where I took part in a series of four ceremonies in which over 40 people drank Ayahuasca, a tea made from a plant used by the shamans of South Americ...
by The Mindful Word on Mar 31, 2015

Living a Healthy and Holistic Lifestyle in Penang

Penang Spirit Penang Spirit - Healthy And Holistic Lifestyle in Penang To live a healthy and holistic lifestyle means living in harmony with your body, mind and spiritual beliefs as well as the environment and realising that everything is connected.
by Penang Spirit on Mar 2, 2015

SOBA RIGPA: Good health is all in the mind

A plaque at the National Institute of Traditional Medicine in Thimphu, Bhutan, summarizes the root cause of illness as being a lack of knowledge of […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.o...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 31, 2014

Lifeworks Holistic Centre

Penang Spirit Penang Spirit - Healthy And Holistic Lifestyle in Penang Lifeworks Holistic Centre is located in a quiet area behind the busy Burma Road in Pulau Tikus. It offers a relaxed and tranquil environment for those seeking alternative therapi...
by Penang Spirit on Sep 4, 2014

Lifeworks Holistic Centre

Penang Spirit Penang Spirit - Healthy And Holistic Lifestyle in Penang Lifeworks Holistic Centre is located in a quiet area behind the busy Burma Road in Pulau Tikus. It offers a relaxed and tranquil environment for those seeking alternative therapi...
by Penang Spirit on Sep 4, 2014

THE FRUITS OF THE EARTH: An introduction to crystal healing

Excerpted from Earth Blessings: Using Crystals for Personal Energy Clearing, Earth Healing & Environmental Enhancement by Judy Hall, a past-life therapist and karmic astrologer with more than […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word jour...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 28, 2014


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