When I decided to give up alcohol -- or at least make it an occasional rather than regular indulgence -- I knew I had to figure out another way to unwind before bed.
This year as we pay tribute to the many men and women who serve through teaching, we are inspired by those who are also healing through yoga and other therapies.
Whether you're heading across the ocean or a few hours down the road, follow these simple steps and you can rest assured that you'll arrive feeling your best and ready to tackle anything vacation throws at you.
Real treatments are published, peer-reviewed, and independently verified over a number of years in order to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Cancer is tricky, because we can't at this point cure it, and that scares many people into thinking that's because traditional treatments don't work, when really it's just the best we can do at this point.
Because of my ego I feared failure. I was too embarrassed to be "bad" at anything, and though I used the excuse that I was scared of hurting my back, I was also really scared of hurting my ego. So often, rather than trying something new, I did nothing at all.
Do you believe in the healing power of traditional herbs and spices? That an ancient spice could help us cope with modern ailments? Today the race ...
Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...
As we celebrate moms this Mother's Day, I wanted to inspire new moms to take a few moments each day to quiet the mind and ease the body through yoga.
News flash: we all love coffee, but there's a difference between casually enjoying a cup of Joe with breakfast in the morning and sprinting to Starbuc...
It has come to my attention that some people over 50 years of age are actually afraid to try yoga! Even writing that sentence feels strange because yoga, of all the fitness programs out there, feels most inclusive to me.
Integrative Medicine is not an invitation to supplant evidence with wishful thinking. It is an invitation to a wider array of treatment options, and the prospect of effectively addressing patient need more of the time. Realizing such potential benefits -- at the Cleveland Clinic, or anywhere else -- requires both open mindedness and careful skepticism.
I've often been taught that there is "One mountain... many paths" and I teach that everyone must find the individual tools that work for him or her in correspondence with his or her personal paradigms.
With our nutrition priorities now straight, it's time to optimize. Along with sharply reducing sugar consumption, one of many other things you can do to improve your daily diet is indulge -- or cultivate -- a taste for bitter flavors.
After 18 years of enjoying a loving, monogamous union, we've decided to open up our relationship to include Mr. Yippee. We are a couple who does lots of snuggling. Mr. Yippee fits in easily. We snuggle, then take turns administering a hot vibrating massage.
I must be a glutton for punishment. Not only do I frequent the Korean Spa, I often spring for cheap, sub-par treatments at Chinese Foot Massage places...
Yoga teachers like to talk. Not all but some of them tend to go on and on about their rent, boyfriends, etc....happy, I suspect, to have a captive audience. The thing is, almost all of them are under 40, and when they talk about the many benefits of yoga, none of the ones I've taken classes with are talking from the perspective of being over 50.