What Are Subtle Energies? (Guest Post)

Holistic healer and intuitive counselor Dr. Christina Grant explains the basics… Through science we know that everything is comprised of energy, from the chair you sit on to your own body. When the layers of all physical matter are broken down in minute detail, we find microscopic vibrating particles and space. “Subtle Energy” is associated …

What Is Reiki? Universal Energy (Guest Post)

By Jaymie Meyer, CWP, ERYT-500 I can remember as a little girl the sheer bliss of my grandmother’s polished nails gently scratching my back. Then, as now, I adore bodywork and have experienced many techniques over the years including Rolfing, Thai yoga massage and myofascial release. It was for that reason that I initially shunned …

Green Tea May Prevent Oral Cancer & Other News of Note

Green Tea May Help Prevent Oral Cancer (US News & World Report) A new study appears to add to growing evidence that green tea might help protect against cancer. U.S. researchers gave 41 volunteers with pre-malignant mouth lesions green tea extract for three months at doses of 500 milligrams per meter squared (mg/m2), 750 mg/m2 …

Get to Know Your Body’s Meridians

In our practice, we talk a lot about the body’s meridians. The acupuncture points that run along them can tell us a lot about what is happening with and in the body on an energetic level. But because you can’t see them, it can sometimes be easy to think of these channels in a sort …

A Site We Like: Well Being Journal

The Well Being Journal is the online home of the bimonthly publication of the same name, offering a nice selection of articles from the print version. The journal’s mission statement speaks for itself: The Journal has published, since 1992, new research substantiating the roles of proper nutrition and nutritional supplements, traditional medicines, such as herbal, …