Endometriosis Care: How I Integrated Complementary Medicine with Traditional Medicine

Written by Arielle Denise Dance, MA in Women’s Health Pause for a moment and take a deep breath. Now take another breath and imagine a warm, healing light flowing through your body and hovering over any areas that may be causing you pain or discomfort. Now, one more relaxing deep breath. This is a commonContinue reading “Endometriosis Care: How I Integrated Complementary Medicine with Traditional Medicine”

Mindful Moments: Intentions and Meditations

“Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. The tangerine I am eating is me. The mustard greens I am planting are me. I plant with all my heart and mind. I clean this teapot with the kind of attention I wouldContinue reading “Mindful Moments: Intentions and Meditations”

What is Reiki? A Guide for Women

By Shirley Johnson When I first became interested in wholistic health, I studied mostly about nutrition, food, and herbs.  Learning about the foods to eat and herbs to take to fuel a healthy body were useful to me and interesting.  However, when I began to learn about the more energetic healing modalities, I became fascinated.  Reiki wasContinue reading “What is Reiki? A Guide for Women”

The Power of Imagination

 I have been told that I have quite the imagination. If I think something will go wrong, my mind takes it to the next level. I go from a concerned level to disaster level pretty quickly. As I sit in class doing guided imagery, and read the research on how visualization can help improve aContinue reading “The Power of Imagination”

The Mind-Body Connection

I am guilty of going about my day without thinking about how my actions impact my body and mind. There are days that go by without any self-care practices. When I finally take the time to just sit and breathe, practice yoga or get an acupuncture session I notice the difference instantly. My body isContinue reading “The Mind-Body Connection”