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Family Constellations: Healing Ancestral Wounds Within Us

There is growing evidence that we carry within us not only physical traits, but also the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of our ancestors. Research shows that unresolved traumas from our family systems may be at the root of some of the most persistent challenges we currently face. Every individual is responsible not only to heal oneself, but in doing ... Read More »

The Curious Case of Ritalin

For millions of parents, 'back to school' means giving children stimulant drugs such as Ritalin for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). Faced with the choice of poor academic performance without drug treatment versus the risks of side effects, brain injury and addiction  from drugs that work identically to cocaine and speed, parents can find themselves between a “rock and a hard ... Read More »

Yoga for Children with Autism or Sensory Issues

Brian has autism. He is ten years old, but in many ways his six-year old sister, Lydia, is his model for behavior. They come to yoga class together and Brian follows his sister’s lead, hissing and stretching into cobra pose, squatting like a frog and stretching forward toward his toes. His favorite part of yoga is meditating and singing affirmations.  ... Read More »

Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging

Thermography, also known as digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI), is a totally non-invasive clinical imaging procedure that detects thermal differences within the body. These thermal differences may indicate the presence of disease or physical injury. Tbermography can be used as an aid, in conjunction with other diagnostic tools, for diagnosis and prognosis, as well as monitoring therapy progress, for conditions ... Read More »

Happy June, Dear Friends

The summer is always a great time for families to make memories together, with vacations, summer night camp fires and car trips. I appreciate that when I am with the whole family, we often get to telling stories of past vacations and other times together—sometimes funny, sometimes touching or sometimes sad, as we think of those who aren't with us ... Read More »

Weekend Spiritual Journaling Retreat

Spiritual Journaling in Nature offers a break from hectic, overscheduled lives, by providing space and time to breathe, to center and to play in the woods with others–human and non-human. The retreat, offered by the Center for Spirituality in Nature, will be held from July 25 to 27, in the beautiful retreat center near Harper’s Ferry. The program helps participants’ ... Read More »

Spring into Health with Ancient Healing Arts

On June 27 to 29, the Energy Institute of the Healing Arts will host its Spring-Summer Introductory Level I Tui Na Weekend Workshop, teaching 24 of over 100 different Tui Na hand manipulations. Tui Na, Traditional Chinese Therapeutic Bodywork system is one of the oldest bodywork healing arts systems in the world dating back some 300,000 years ago. Tui Na ... Read More »

Home Electrotherapy is Catching On

Electromedicine is an advanced form of therapy that is now becoming popular when other forms of treatment fail. “Studies have shown that disease and aging are directly related to the body’s production of free radicals,” says Jacqueline Panting, ND. “If we directly quench those tissue-damaging toxins, people experience relief of pain and often healing will begin.” The Integrity Research Institute ... Read More »

Revolutionary All-Natural Health Product Now Available in D.C., Area

BioGeoGenetics is a nutritional supplementation product based on a unique science, drawn from independent research, conducted over a number of years. From these results, a variety of nutritional products have been developed—which until recently were not available beyond their market. BioGeoGenetics products can now be purchased online and shipped to the Washington metropolitan area. Through extensive research, it was discovered ... Read More »

Nature’s Antibiotic

Oil of oregano, a member of the mint family, has become the traveler’s go-to for many different ailments. Oil of oregano is one of nature’s most powerful antibiotics. Time and time again, it proves to work its wonders. Oil of wild oregano has been shown to kill unwanted bacteria, fungus, yeast, parasites and viruses. A published laboratory study out of ... Read More »