The World Health Organization asserts that at least 90 percent of illness is caused by stress. Having a method to release physical, mental and energetic stress is a must in our fast-paced yet sedentary Western society. A lesson can be learned from tribal societies that have developed ways to expend such destructive energies.
Many people get acupuncture treatments for pain, but what they do not know is that acupuncture is also very effective for internal medicine. Chinese internal medicine takes a holistic look at the individual, not their disease or diagnosis. It deals with aspects of the mind, body and spirit that can help patients gain and maintain an optimal state of health and well-being. Drawing upon 2,000 years of case histories, acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioners employ unique approaches to identify the root causes of health issues. Here are a few examples.
Massage and essential oils have been used together for hundreds of years, and for good reason, as they complement each other well. Both massage and essential oils improve circulation, detoxification and lymphatic drainage, as well as relieve depression and anxiety, reduce stress, energetically sedate or stimulate and restore physical and emotional well-being.
By Sandra Yeyati
Approximately 43 million years ago, a volcano erupted sending out plumes of ash hundreds of miles before settling in a lake in what today is Death Valley, California. With the passage of millions of years, that ash turned into a clay ore called calcium bentonite.
Bestselling authors and renowned spiritual teachers Denise Linn, Colette Baron Reid and Lisa Williams are co-creating the Divine Wisdom Retreat, November 7 to 9, at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Designed to generate joy, healing and transformation into participants’ lives, these three powerful spiritual teachers will share their divinely guided gifts and talents to create a powerful, life changing experience. Taking place in the beauty and peace of Scottsdale and surrounded by Native American land, these three powerful spiritual leaders will guide participants on a sacred journey into the depths of their souls to help let go of the past, embrace the present and manifest their future.