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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How The Body Heals – Part 2

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What makes us sick, and who, or what, can make us well?

In a very real sense, our thoughts and emotions hold the key.

Think about it—when you suppress your guilt, shame, anger, resentment, and other negative emotions… can they make you sick? Recent medical findings overwhelmingly conclude that in fact, they do.

We now know beyond a shadow of doubt that toxic emotions significantly compromise immune function, the internal defense system that helps to protect us from premature aging and disease.

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How the Body Heals Itself

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In order to feel my best I find it helpful to think of healing not in terms of medical science, but as a natural philosophy.

Philosophy means the love and pursuit of wisdom. The philosophy of healing entails a deeper experience of inner wisdom, and the awareness of an aspect of mind and body that protects us and keeps us well.

I know it can be difficult or controversial for some to think of healing this way. Some people just don’t buy ...

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Studies Show How Your Mindset Can Improve Your Symptoms

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Each individual has the ability to improve his or her health. One way to do it is by tapping into your own resources. There are many tools to access these inner resources and enhance your life with greater health, happiness and harmony.

Periodically, I like to share some of the recent scientific studies I see in this area. I hope you find them inspiring!

Through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, eighty-two high school students in Kosovo participated in a randomized-controlled study which concluded ...

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Complementary and “Alternative” Medicine

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In our culture, “alternative medicine” refers to healing practices both ancient and modern that do not involve drugs or surgery. These “modalities” are not taught or discussed in western medical schools and so do not fall within the realm of allopathic, or conventional methods.

Alternative modalities include nutritional therapies, naturopathy, yoga, acupuncture, Ayurveda, meditation, hypnosis, homeopathy, biofeedback, herbal therapies and a range of other practices that are steadily increasing in popularity.

When scientific investigation can establish the safety and effectiveness of an ...

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