By inserting sterilized, thin, solid needles into carefully determined energy points, practitioners of acupuncture can reset a body’s ability to fight off, correct and heal a variety of ailments. The purpose of activating these points is to correct any imbalances that disrupt our natural flow of internal energy (qi or chi) and remove any unknown blockages. When there are imbalances – we suffer poor health and that isn’t ideal. Read more
Most people will probably have heard of the term Chakras. It refers to energy centres, like spinning discs, in the human body, seven in total, running in a straight line from the top of the head to the tail-bone. Everything in the universe is vibration, and everything flows through a harmonic pattern, including the energies in our bodies. Read more
Deadlines, traffic jams, bills—Just the mention of these common stressors can be enough to send anyone spiraling into a panic. While the stress of everyday life is usually manageable for most, some (workaholics, in particular) find themselves constantly dealing with the thought-racing, heart-pounding anxiety that can lead to medical issues like headaches, heart disease, obesity and even death. Read more
What is it about sadness that scares us so much?
I would love to share my thoughts about sadness because I’ve recently found joy after a great loss. I have learned so much about this whole experience that I want to enumerate all the things I’ve picked up from it. Read more
Pedicures are generally defined as basic foot care or as cosmetic treatments for feet. But in actual fact they do not only have a cosmetic function, and are not modern treatments, as one might suppose. Read more
Giving birth is probably the hardest thing you’ll ever do. If you’ve given birth vaginally, then you’ve just pushed a tiny human out of your body. It’s intense! If you had a cesarean section, then you’ve just gone through a major surgery — and you may have done quite a bit of laboring before the surgery, as well. Either way, you’re almost certainly feeling quite sore and will need time to recover before jumping back into your daily routine. Here are some ways to help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated during your postpartum recovery period: Read more
There’s a good chance that if you ask your co-worker how he or she is feeling when first arriving at work, you’ll probably hear something like, “I’m so tired.” It’s a common response to a common issue– sleep deprivation. Read more
Over the last few years there has been increasing acceptance and awareness that women grow facial hair too.
Harnaam Kaur has received attention for embracing her beard, the result of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), and former Real Housewife of New Jersey, Caroline Manzo, has claimed that she shaves her face both for facial hair growth control, and to prevent wrinkles. Read more
Massage is among the oldest health care practices in human history. It’s mentioned in ancient Chinese medical texts from more than four thousand years ago, and it’s been a part of Western health care ever since the time of Hippocrates. Read more
Coconut oil has been a fad in diets for the past two years now but starting this year it should be your newest trend in your beauty routine. You heard right, coconut oil has many beauty and health benefits! You probably have a jar of this good stuff lying around in the kitchen but the time has come to put one in your bathroom! Read more