Health

Preventing, Reversing and Managing Diabetes Naturally

by Linda Sechrist More health practitioners today are recognizing both the mind-body connection and energetic and metaphysical insights into preventing and reversing illnesses. As a result, those facing diabetes and other health challenges are accessing contemporary resources such as Louise L. Hay’s explanation of the emotional roots of disease in You Can Heal Your Life, and the medical science and ... Read More »

Sacred Silence

Discover the Benefits of Quiet at a Silent Retreat by April Thompson Individuals seeking to escape life’s ceaseless distractions, deepen their personal spiritual practice, enhance well-being and gain fresh perspective are patronizing silent retreats in rising numbers. “Retreats are a special opportunity to enter a healing space where your natural energy, insight, intelligence and wisdom can arise,” says Thanissara, a ... Read More »

Innovation in Corporate Wellness

Spotlight​ ​on​ ​In​ ​Good​ ​Company​ ​Wellness by Robin Fillmore In and around Washington, D.C., where business and politics can create an atmosphere where employees are challenged to work at a breakneck speed, it is refreshing to see new services being established that support workplace wellness. In Good Company Wellness is such an innovation, providing a wide range of customized and ... Read More »

Abolishing Diabetes with Nutrition

by Elizabeth McMillan, CNS, LDN Diabetes is an unfortunate epidemic in the world, especially in Westernized cultures. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. and 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed every year. This is particularly devastating because diabetes can be 100 percent treated and reversed with proper diet and a ... Read More »

New Findings on Cancer with Dr. Gant: Free Webinar Series

Charles Gant, M.D., Ph.D., is an author, physician and educator, specializing in functional medicine, genomics and precision medicine to address the root cause of medical disorders. He will be offering two new webinars this month on cancer and the metabolic aspects of treatment. The first webinar, offered from 8 to 9 p.m. on November 1, will address the question of whether ... Read More »

Illuminate Annapolis

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Annapolis Mind-Body-Spirit Festival, from 11 a.m to 6 p.m on October 22 is a great place to start. The event will be held at the Student Union at Anne Arundel Community College. Throughout the day, practitioners will conduct mini-sessions ... Read More »

What is Chiropractic?

by Allan Tomson, DC  Chiropractic is a holistic drug-free healing art with a primary focus on the spine and the nervous system. It is based on the theory that the spinal vertebra are moveable and they can become misaligned and sometimes “stuck” out of their normal position. Employing a thorough examination and diagnosis, a chiropractor identifies where the misaligned vertebra ... Read More »

Holy Basil for a Long, Healthy Life

by Laina Poulakos Holy Basil, also known as tulsi, is an herb widely used in India, but is now finding its way to kitchens everywhere. It is referred to as the “queen of herbs” for its powerful healing powers. This sacred plant, found in most Indian homes or gardens, is used for many common ailments, such as reducing stress and ... Read More »

Thermography Screening for Breast Health

By Donna Marie Scippa Thermography or medical infrared imaging is a painless, noninvasive and inexpensive breast scan approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for women of any age. Research suggests that breast cancer survival rests upon the earliest possible detection. When discovered early, 95 percent cure rates are possible, making breast thermography an essential part of risk assessment ... Read More »

Holistic Energy Expo comes to Ashburn

For anyone interested in a learning more about holistic approaches to healing and exploring new ways to expand self-growth and self-awareness, you are invited to the Holistic Energy Expo, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 5. The event will be held at the Ashburn Farm Clubhouse. The Holistic Energy Expo, a free event, is designed ... Read More »