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What I Learned From Sleeping Through a 6.0 Earthquake

Kelsey Flanigan | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelsey Flanigan

Everyone, cancer or not, deals with aftershocks. They can ripple through our lives causing anxiety, depression and a host of other issues until we confront them. After a huge catastrophe in your life it unfortunately doesn't end there; we have to deal with the debris around us.

Rhiannon Paille: Parapsychologist and Author

Loren Kleinman | Posted 10.05.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rhiannon Paille is a booksmith from the middle of nowhere, Canada. She holds a PhD in Metaphysical Science and Parapsychology, which is to say she happens to know a lot about what goes bump in the night.

Alena Hall

This 24-Year-Old Left A Budding Film Career To Share Her Love Of Meditation

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living

It was a dream come true for Nickol Kornilova to attend New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, but after graduation, the film production care...

Alternative Paths to Wellness a Political Act With Winners, Losers

Sienna Craig | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Sienna Craig

Who benefits when governments appeal to UNESCO to endorse a traditional medicine as intangible cultural heritage? Who loses and who gains when the FDA determines what can and cannot be called a "medicine"?

Astoria Characters: The Yoga Singer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.16.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Brian was born to be a song and dance man, and he'll do whatever it takes to take the stage. But his very vocal chords and tapping toes are only the tips of his talent.

Buyer Beware: Learning to Ask Why Complementary and Alternative Medicine Works

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

If you are like most Americans, you have probably tried some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), whether yoga, chiropractic, meditation, acupuncture, or a homeopathic treatment for the common cold.

Football Sunday at Popcorn Park?

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Susan Sacirbey

Labor Day Weekend 20 years ago, Ambassador Mo and I were headed to Long Island in a new Bronco II SUV. For those unfamiliar with New York roadways,...

Movie Review: Touchy Feely

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lynn Shelton obviously isn't a filmmaker whose work suits everyone's taste. With her lightly scripted, improvisational approach to movies, there's a certain shaggy quality to her work -- or at least to the films of hers I've seen (and liked): Humpday and Your Sister's Sister.

To Heal or Not to Heal: Shamans in the New Era

Kelley Harrell | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

"Rivers know this; there is no hurry, we shall get there some day." -- Winnie the Pooh "Too many times we confuse motion with progress." -- Albert Ei...

The Tao of Love, Sex and Anti-Aging: Part 9

Stacey Nemour | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

By focusing only on what we feel is lacking or what we need for our future, we put our present lives on hold or cause more delays because we are not connected to the present.

11/11 Into 2012: Benefiting From Higher Energies

Stacey Nemour | Posted 03.07.2012 | Religion
Stacey Nemour

Those of us who were born at this time in history and who can envision a world of peace, joy and freedom, are being called to participate in the rebirthing of the sacred.

Closing The Gap Between Traditional And Complementary Medicine

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

Less than one in three people who use CAM have discussed that use with their doctors. And even fewer turned to a CAM at the suggestion of their doctor.

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.

Quiet The Mind and Hear Your Inner Voice

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Cavallucci

Here are a few basic tips to quiet your thoughts and come into presence and the 'now.' The most important of these is to find your spinal alignment.

My Reiki Affair

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

They're married, she's preggers and Marcelo's hands were over me. Yes, he and I were having a Reiki affair -- but don't worry, his wife was cool with it.

Art of Attention: Unplug and Recharge in 3 Steps

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

This isn't the typical way we look at "unplug" or "recharge" where we remove ourselves from the world and make it easy to release and relax. We're making shifts that require our attention while we're IN the world.

Art of Attention: Breathing For Healing Sleep

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When my mind has such a hold that i cannot breathe, Reiki returns me to my breathing. The brief practice I'm using here is Reiki, which helps us breathe, combined with breathing, which helps us sleep.

The 'Voodoo' Eastern Medicine Vs. The Tested (And FDA Approved) Western Medicine

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

My biggest piece of advice for anyone looking closely at Eastern medical practices is to do research, keep an open mind and consult with your physician.

My First Day Trying Reiki Healing

Tess Ghilaga | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tess Ghilaga

The hour-long treatment was subtle, yet incredibly balancing for my psyche. For the rest of the day I felt calmer and more content -- and I slept like a baby that night.

Alternative Medicine Is Being Integrated Into The Mainstream

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BALTIMORE — At one of the nation's top trauma hospitals, a nurse circles a patient's bed, humming and waving her arms as if shooing evil spirits...

Everyone Has Healing Hands

Suzette Standring | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

If it hasn't been your habit to gently touch your family and friends, re-think your hesitation. Love and encouragement are alive in your very hands.

Are We Our Own Healers?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Today as I waited in the doctor's office, I felt calm and secure. I felt that after spending years with a victim attitude and years in denial, that this time I was the one determining my diagnosis.