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Golden Elixir: The Ultimate Chicken Stock

Laura Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Silverman

If you buy your chicken stock in a box or a can--even it it's the organic stuff--you'll be amazed by the difference when you make your own. Time-...

Trauma Healing in Gaza, the Forgotten Place

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

During our trips to Gaza we are moved by the ways our team is helping children and other folks to relax in the midst of poverty, danger and chaos. There are about 130 new trainees this year.

Sick Lit: Books About Maladies, Illness And Recovery

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Remember Sick Lit? Leader of the pack was Iris (1998), John Bayley's memoir of his wife Iris Murdoch's struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Then there w...

Synchronicity On the Rise

Deborah Jiang-Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Jiang-Stein

These days, my prison mother's name, Martha, pops up everywhere I turn.

Explaining The 'Green Medicine' Revolution

Larry Malerba, D.O. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Malerba, D.O.

Green medicine brings together the best of conventional and alternative resources. It's not about eliminating one in favor of the other, but achieving a balanced approach -- unity and diversity.

How to Turn Magical Thinking Into Healing Magic

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

Therapeutic suggestion is particularly effective with children. Logic and expectation are not yet the barriers they become for adults and it is easier to reach them with healing suggestion.

Healing From 9/11

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

The Islamic Center issue is only a symptom of the larger healing that has not taken place, and this alone is very troubling to me.

The Tao of Love, Sex and Anti-Aging: Part 3

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

It's not our partner's responsibility to "make us" happy. If a person has very low self-esteem or an old program of pain/loss continually running in their head, it can be impossible for the love to get in.

Qigong: Unleash Incredible Healing Powers

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

Qigong is recognized as a Mind-Body Medicine. Focus on the breath, body posture and state of awareness opens up the channels for energy (Qi) to be moved.

I Am Not Body, I Am Spirit

Kathryn Budig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Budig

our bodies are simply vehicles to our souls. They support the power of the heart, the power of our truth, and the power of our love. It's all about what lies beneath.

A New Psychological Method: Metaphor Therapy

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Many healing traditions make use of jars--variously called God jars, or worry jars. The idea is that you can literally compartmentalize your troubles, and thus take away their emotional power.

The Children's Place

Dyane Jean François | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dyane Jean François

The National Museum of African Art, the Smithsonian and the Haitian government have brought a project to D.C. to showcase the artwork of some Port-au-Prince children after the January quake.

Nashville: Not Just Flooded with Water; But Civil Rights Memories

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

This week as Nashville struggles to deal with ferocious floods -- that so far have taken 10 lives -- I am am reminded of the markers of time which are currently submerged in water.

Legacy: Honoring Our Mothers

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

As women, our mothers remain not just with us, but in us. Our connection with mothers is stronger than memory, a kind of permeation that goes beyond anything verbal.

How to Make Your Home or Workplace Into a Healing Place

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

We choose our friends but we can't always choose who we live and work with. How can you make your home or workplace somewhere that is more pleasant, peaceful and caring for one another?

Trauma Healing for Haitian Red Cross Staff and Volunteers (Croix Rouge Haitien)

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

Already at 9am, the air is hot and heavy in the workshop tent. Fifty or sixty people are present, most of them quite young, taking notes, wonderfully ...

Is Surrender A Sign Of Weakness?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Could you surrender the need to be seen to be successful in the eyes of the world, to take pressures off and to enjoy more fully your life as it unfolds towards you?

CMBM's Drawing Exercise Resonates in Haiti

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

Originally posted on my blog, www.jamesgordonmd.com/healingourselves We move during the rest of our week in Haiti from one group of health profession...

How to Visit the Sick

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi David Wolpe

HOW TO VISIT THE SICK. After enduring both a brain tumor and chemotherapy for lymphoma, I learned something about how to be sick, and how to visit ...

Is Marriage Good for Your Health, NY Times Asks

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Coming this Sunday to the New York Times Magazine (already available online here) is an article by Tara Parker-Pope titled, "Is marriage good for your...

The Tao of Love, Sex and Anti-aging

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

The illusion is that love is "out there" and we have to do this to get that and play the game to "get it." But in reality there is no getting to be got.

The 'Wild Nature' in Our Bodies

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

As we bring new attention and respect to this "nature within," we begin to heal the human-nature relationship in a very personal way, and this opens the door to engagement at a wider level.

I Got A Drug For You

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Music has always been my drug of choice, and science backs me up. When you Google the "healing power of music", a world of explanation is offered about how music is no stranger to the healing of mind, body, and soul.

Spiritual Healing and Writing

Jen Grisanti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

I believe that strong writing is connected with spirituality and healing. Many of us feel that we are in constant pursuit of healing. For some of us, spirituality is a path to deeper meaning.

Mastery of Martial Arts in Sports and Life

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

I have learned the hard way in my younger years about obsessing and trying to force things to happen. By doing this I unknowingly created resistance to what I would be trying to manifest.