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Sign showing Anxiety vs Serenity

Anxiety

This statement is usually spoken within minutes by almost everyone who calls me. I can hear it in their voice. The words gather momentum as they speak and sentences soon collide with each other. Their breathing is more like panting, as though they...

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Progressive Relaxation, Option II:

In the Chinese tradition where energy pathways and points are accepted aspects of the body, attention is drawn to specific energy areas as the rhythm of the breath continues. In “Progressive Relaxation, Option II” Dr. Roger Jahnke presents a...

Girls taking mean about another person - Sharp Words Hurt Like Swords

WORDSWORDSWORDS: Sharp and to the Point

While you have heard that "looks can kill", have you considered that verbal attacks have the potential to inflict wounds that often result in a lifetime of pain and suffering. In "WORDSWORDSWORDS: sharp and to the point" Barry Bittman, M.D. teaches...

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Flavorful Vegetarian Yogic Cooking

Here are some foods and spices that are known in yogic teachings to be excellent for strengthening the immune system, improving digestion, and for working to detox the liver. These include: onions, garlic, ginger root, beets, radishes, black pepper...

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Exercise Improves Sleep

Findings from a Stanford University Medical School study may come as no surprise: older and middle-age people reported sleeping better when they added regular exercise to their routine, reports Dr. David Sobel in "Exercise Improves Sleep." After 16...

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Rx: Preparing for Surgery

By preparing yourself psychologically for surgery, you can enhance your chances of success, minimize trauma and discomfort, and recover faster. As with a sporting event, the better prepared you are mentally, the better your body responds. In "Rx:...

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Healthy Anger: Let It Out or Keep It In?

When it comes to health, the best thing is not to get angry in the first place. Once triggered, however, is it better to argue, shout, and bang your fists - or silently seethe? In "Healthy Anger: Let It Out or Keep It In?" David S. Sobel, M.D...

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