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Alternative Healing

'Can I Take These Walnuts Out of My Vagina?': Navigating Alternative Healing*

Toni Nagy | Posted 05.04.2014 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

I just do what any normal person does when faced with an unknown ailment -- I look up my symptoms on the Internet, think for a moment that I have the Ebola virus, cry, realize I don't and it's just a bug bite, and then try to find a cure for the itching.

First Annual Hawaii Yoga Festival; Ancient Healing, Island Yogis

Christine Chen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Christine Chen

In just a few weeks, The Big Island will host its first annual Hawai'I Yoga Festival. As a community, we're more sick and stressed than ever before. Sometimes, to feel healthier today, you have to go back in time.

How This Woman Went From Quadriplegic To Black Belt -- And Is Helping Others Do The Same

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

Eighteen years ago, Molly Hale, then 45, was preparing to take her third degree Black Belt exam in the Japanese martial art of Aikido -- for which she...

On Wheels and Whirling

Emily O'Dell | Posted 09.22.2013 | Religion
Emily O'Dell

"Look out!" the wheelchair technician said, as I crashed into the wall. How could I have known how difficult it is to drive an electric wheelchair -- until I was test-driving my own?

Time to Listen to Veterans Tell Their Truths

Leila Levinson | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Leila Levinson

We are 12 adults preparing for a play. We are veterans and family members of veterans. The audience will be civilians. Just as children learn through play, so is our play teaching us, transforming us.

PHOTOS: 10 Thermal Springs

Cheapflights | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

Whether you're looking to ease the aches and pains of a hard day on the slopes or simply after a bit of relaxation, a trip to a thermal spring will rejuvenate the senses.

Art Can Help Patients Heal

Brooke Seidelmann | Posted 11.12.2012 | DC
Brooke Seidelmann

No one enjoys spending time in the hospital. But consider what it might be like if the white, sterile walls were covered in mirrored mosaics and orridors were marked with kinetic sculptures. Smith Center utilizes arts to facilitate healing.

Dr. Victoria Sweet Offers A Vision For Healthcare In 'God's Hotel'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.07.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine is a fascinating book about Dr. Victoria Sweet's 20-year experience practicing "slow medicine" at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco, offering a new vision for healthcare.

Why People Who Pray Are Healthier Than Those Who Don't

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Richard Schiffman

If you want to achieve maximum health, here are a few things that you should do: exercise regularly, eat nutritious and minimally processed foods, drop those extra pounds -- and pray.

The First 'Get Your Wellness On' Fair Has Already Saved A Life

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

With the help and support of friends and readers, I organized the first Get Your Wellness On -- A Suicide Awareness & Prevention Fair to create opportunities where we can be of help to the over 33,000 people die of suicide every year in the U.S.

Looking For Lady Gaga

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Having a big name behind a cause is always a big help, isn't it? Particularly in the case of a cause like suicide that needs education and National di...

The Meridian System In Oriental Medicine (VIDEO)

TVLesson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Meridian system in Oriental medicine represents the five different elements around us. It has been said that a disruption of the energy flow could...

Intuitive Scanning for Health: An Interview with Medical Intuitives

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

Just as an X-ray machine scans a body in order to gain specific medical details, an intuitive scan works to provide an energetic portrait of the client.

Seeking Clarity

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Last week as I went to wash my face before bedtime, I noticed that my right eye was bloodshot. Tired? Maybe. Too much computer time? Probably. But, I ...