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What’s so important about getting those zzzzzz’s? Think about the last time you woke up after a really good night’s sleep. Remember how energized and refreshed you felt? Your body’s natural daily cycles of expansion, activity, and growth are taxing. Periods of nightly restorative rest and repair actually reverse that wear and tear. When allowed… Read more »

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What is acupuncture? It is a form of holistic healthcare that is used to prevent and treat certain diseases as well as relieve pain and anesthetize patients for surgery. Research shows that this began in China and has been practiced for more than 5,000 years.

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Who said you must lose weight to be healthy? They were dead wrong. It’s time to realize that you must get healthy in order to lose weight, not the reverse. The diet mentality doesn’t work because it offers false hope for losing weight quickly and permanently, often using recommendations that are boring, restrictive, and unsatisfying,… Read more »

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I’m excited about my new way of looking at eating. I’ve decided to totally eliminate the concept of “bad” foods. I refuse to feel guilty if and when I splurge. So far I’ve resisted the impulse to buy every tabloid that highlights a new fad diet modeled by a svelte, bikini-clad starlet. I didn’t always… Read more »

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Needles are good for you? Really? A technique with more than 3,000 years of success behind it, acupuncture is gaining such acceptance worldwide that even Western doctors have begun to realize how powerful its application can be. But what exactly is acupuncture, and how does it work? Acupuncture is a well-established healing method in which… Read more »

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In my last post, I discussed the fight-or-flight reaction as one way the body physically reacts to emotional stimuli. When your body reacts with fight-or-flight too often, though, the response can lead to tension and the damaging effects of stress. Remember the 3R’s? They can work right alongside therapies such as NET to help you… Read more »