The Health of Our Relationships and the Health of Our Bodies
The Health of Our Relationships and the Health of Our Bodies Our culture leads us to think of our health mostly as a physical phenomenon. But an abundance of solid scientific research tells us otherwise: our thoughts and emotions have a direct and major impact on the body. The first relevant observation is that a...
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Become a POSSIBILITARIAN
Become a POSSIBLITARIAN I am not sure what your political party is but I belong to the Possibilitarian’s Party where you are encouraged to achieve and create the life you want.  My daughter tells me:  “mom you live in a bubble that is not real”, and she is correct.  However, I love my bubble, I...
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My Healing Journey with Bach Flower Remedies
My Healing Journey with Bach Flower Remedies By Zlati Koscina, Reiki Master& Bach Flower Practitioner Being born and raised in a country where natural medicine was part of our daily lives has been a tremendous contribution to understanding the concept of holistic approach and natural healing. My mother used to make remedies based on plants...
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Meditation vs. Medication
Meditation vs. Medication I recently attended a presentation on the heroin and opioid crisis in our community.  I was appalled to learn that we, as a country use 80% of worldwide prescriptions even though we don’t have 80% of the population; that the total number of drug and alcohol related intoxication deaths is rising fast;...
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HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE
HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE Do you want to be HAPPY?  Most people are likely to respond “yes, of course I want to be happy but ………” then they add what is getting on the way.  Often times we do not see ourselves in charge of our happiness.  We overwhelm ourselves with many questions and fears. ...
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Building TRUST
Building TRUST We are constantly bombarded with news, events, and situations that prove to us that we shouldn’t trust the world that we live in and some of the people who surround us. Some of us don’t even trust ourselves.  We say we are going to do this and that and we don’t do it,...
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Stretch It Out Simple Workplace Movements That Make A Lot of Difference
Stretch It Out Simple Workplace Movements That Make A Lot of Difference By Megan Bowers, LMT and Doctoral Student of Chinese Medicine To work efficiently, the human body needs to move throughout the day. Most of us spend 8 hours (at least) a day sitting at our desks or cubicles. This creates a number of problems for the human...
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Life is Beautiful
Life is Beautiful Once upon a time a college student said to me: “life is an illusion, it’s not what you think it is.”  I wasn’t sure if this was a positive or a negative statement.  It was neither; he was just stating a fact.  He went on to explain that life really is what...
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My Mother, My Hero
My Mother, My Hero This month we celebrate our mothers who love us unconditionally.  My mother turns 79 years old just before Mother’s Day and as I reminisce about her life I remember that I always thought my mother was beautiful, and she still is.  As a young child, I remember looking up to her...
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The Personal Wellness Center Adds Child and Family Therapy Services
The Personal Wellness Center Adds Child and Family Therapy Services Salisbury, Md. — Clinical social worker Angela Blake knows all too well the challenges children face today. Hyperactivity, lack of focus, and family problems can all prevent a child from thriving in school and in social environments. Blake recently joined the staff at The Personal...
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Mindfulness for Children
Mindfulness for Children Children are growing up in times when everything is moving at a fast pace, so much to do and many distractions.  Attention deficit seems to be the byproduct of modern times, impacting the academic and the social skills of our children in addition to adding stress to their lives.  Teachers and parents...
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Massage – Indulgence or Prevention?
Massage – Indulgence or Prevention? By: Megan Bowers, LMT When you think of massage, often the farthest thing from one’s mind is prevention.  Words like extravagance, indulgence or luxury may take that place.  However, now is the time to change the way you think. Receiving a massage is such a blissful experience – you feel...
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