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DISTRACTIONS can INCREASE STRESS

I recently discovered what I thought to be an act of kindness towards myself, was nothing more than a distraction, and I was actually increasing my stress levels - inadvertently causing myself more harm than good. I thought that watching a movie - regardless of the...

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WHAT IS ENERGETIC BALANCE?

When I think of balance, I automatically think of a scale. A large, cumbersome scale with weights. I picture how the scale starts off with one side higher than the other - weights are added or removed - until balance between the sides is reached. Then I think of how...

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CARE PROVIDER STRESS

What makes a care provider susceptible to emotional stress? Consider that words and by extension, stories, are like tuning forks. They carry a sound and a vibration which is felt by the speaker, the listener and the witness. Dr. Emoto, a Japanese scientist, introduced...

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WORKPLACE WELLNESS PROGRAM

How easy is it to set-up a workplace wellness program? - Very easy, all you need is at least one participant and a private location large enough to host the session being conducted. - Individual sessions require a floor space of 6’ x 10’. - Group sessions require a...

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REIKI FAQs including BENEFITS

What is Reiki? Reiki is a complementary, non-invasive Japanese technique promoting a state of deep relaxation.  In this state, the body moves toward balance and better function. The practitioner is a conduit for Reiki or "universal energy" which is offered to the...

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STRESS FAQs and the BODY

What is stress and how does stress affect the body? Stress is defined as the body’s response to demands or pressures. These demands or pressures are known as stressors. Stressors can be internal or external, of our own making or thrust upon us, like deadlines at work....

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SPECIALIZED KINESIOLOGY BASICS

What is Touch for Health™ and Specialized Kinesiology? Touch for Health™ and Specialized Kinesiology are both non-invasive complementary techniques using muscle monitoring (bio-feedback) to detect stress or energetic imbalances within the body. These techniques are...

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REFLEXOLOGY FAQs including BENEFITS

What is Reflexology? It is not a tissue massage as a massage targets muscles and tendons. Reflexology is a complementary technique. It is a non-invasive, hands-on technique using gentle to moderate finger pressure to stimulate reflex points on the feet and/or hands....

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PMR MEDITATION – RELAX the BODY

A Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) meditation differs significantly from a regular guided meditation. A PMR meditation relaxes the body to relax the mind. A guided meditation relaxes the mind to relax the body. Sometimes beginners find it easier to stay present...

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GUIDED MEDITATION – RELAX the MIND

Guided Meditation teaches us how to be the casual observer.  Being the casual observer in our daily lives means we can be proactive as opposed to being emotionally reactive.  Not that we don’t have emotions but, we can acknowledge and allow the emotions to flow...

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