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Natural Remedies: How to Recover Faster From a Cold

I often hear people say that they will never take a prescription medicine. That doctors grab the script pad too quickly, when the body can heal itself. Or the condition can be controlled with lifestyle changes. All of these statements … Continue reading

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Should the FDA Regulate Homeopathic Remedies?

For the first time in a quarter century, the FDA has announced that it is holding a hearing to seek the input on a number of specific questions regarding the use of homeopathic remedies. Although FDA regulates homeopathy, it does … Continue reading

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THE DIVINE ESSENTIALS: Exploring the Beauty & Power of Essential Oils

*When we are not feeling vibrant, vital and fully alive"”when we come to be challenged by an illness, pain or a condition, one of the wisest questions we can ask ourselves of the illness is: "What have you come to teach me?" Your first answer is usually a clear sign of those aspects of your experience that need attention, change, repair or transformation. Continue reading

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Massage and Essential Oils

In the last couple of years, aromatherapy is making a comeback in many massage therapy practices. As a massage therapist, essential oils – also known as aromatherapy- have been used to bolster the relaxation effect, but some practitioners take it to higher level of healthcare. They see essential oils as medicinal. Continue reading

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That Pesky Carbon Footprint and Climate Change

I grew up in a family where the mantra was "the only constant is change" and that is a tough concept to swallow when you want things to go your way! Family debate was never boring, because we always had to prove your theory and every person at the table was an island. But having this kind of debate process taught us that if I wanted something to go my way, I needed to figure out how to get what I wanted without it impeding on everyone's comfort zone. Continue reading

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Winter Travel to an Ice Hotel!

The Hotel De Glace is an interesting mix of art and ice-living innovation and proved to be both unique and magical, and Quebec's Old City drew me in for it's Alpine appeal. Continue reading

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Using Fitness Trackers. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

One thing about any of these fitness devices is they are not built for people who want total accuracy. These devices are meant to give you a ballpark figure. In fact, my experience with them was quite variable. So if you are looking for an accurate measure for distance, fitness wearables may not be where you want to put your money. Continue reading

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Women and Menopause: What You Need to know!

The other day, I opened an email invitation to an online course on Chinese Medical treatment of women in menopause. The course looked interesting, especially since I'm moving through this phase myself. Continue reading

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Where Have All The Honey Bees Gone?

Are you a honey fan? Honey is one of the natural sweeteners everyone thinks to use. But honey has been hit by bad business and bees have also been hit by something sinister. Recently, a client started beekeeping and owns … Continue reading

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How to Choose A Style of Massage That Is Best for You

Style is something that is a personal preference. In addition to working as a massage therapist, I love fashion, and what some pick for style, is not mine, but does that make them wrong? Absolutely not! Different body types need certain style choices! And this is true of massage, too. Continue reading

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