Your Inner Beauty

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Here is a puzzler you may find amusing. See if you have the answer:

  • You can’t fake it, but you can certainly hide it.
  • When you show it, everyone wants it.
  • You can’t buy or sell it, yet it is truly priceless.

Got it? If you need a little more to go on, most people have chimed in with answers like love, wisdom, and happiness. Some come to conclusions like integrity, compassion, character, honor, dignity, passion, altruism, and more along these lines.

So, who is ...

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The Link Between Emotional and Physical Health

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Studies now prove that your emotions are inextricably linked to your physical well-being.

Think of how your blood pressure rises significantly when you feel anxious or threatened. High blood pressure has become a major problem for many people, and it’s a pretty clear example of what is called the mind-body connection.

When emotional health is unbalanced, it consumes a huge amount of  your energy. Negative emotions take many forms which work their way to the surface as anger, depression, anxiety, jealousy, envy, rage, passive aggressive behavior, ...

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The Wave of the Future: Linking Alternative and Traditional Medicine

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The medical field is rapidly transforming. It’s now more accepting of a more integrative approach to healthcare. Foundations, colleges and universities, research institutions, and the federal government are creating initiatives to explore, research and develop a new patient-driven approach to care.

Integrative medicine recognizes the importance of modern scientific treatment as well as the state of an individual’s mind and spirit. It encourages the patient to take a primary role in his or her own care, and integrates Western-based drug treatment with broader principles and therapeutic approaches to wellness.

Here’s ...

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Hippocrates: “Father” of Western Healing

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You’ve probably heard of the Greek physician Hippocrates, the man considered to be the father of Western healing and the first advocate for the rational study of disease. From him we get the “Hippocratic Oath” – a vow taken by all allopathic physicians as a commitment to “first, do no harm” to the patients they treat.

Hippocrates and his students took the study of medicine and healing beyond the cultural incantations practiced in their day and laid the groundwork for science ...

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