The Jewelled Net of Indra shows the cosmological basis for holistic health

by Annie Dieu-Le-Veut When our consciousness is aligned with the true principles of Nature, we understand then how our approach to health needs to be much more holistic and multi-faceted – like a jewel – than just the ‘magic bullet’ solutions of modern medicine. This consciousness comes from inner contemplation, meditation and shamanic journeying into…

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Holistic health consumers are more intelligent and more successful in life

By L S Devon A resilient and courageous heart will set a template for wellness inside, and the answers will come to them, in faith, from nature, from within. People who have struggled with their own health problems and overcame them through personal study and implementation have found that alternative medicine is not alternative at…

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“Once you understand the difference between orthodox and alternative medicine, you realise there is no alternative!”

Image: Mind Body Spirit Odyssey by Emily Balivet By John Board Author of The Therapy Book You can’t help noticing over the last few years that the growing disillusionment with mainstream health providers is increasing exponentially, as they become more and more mired in endless scandals of cover-ups, fraud and cronyism between the pharmaceutical industry…

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The wisdom guide to staying alive in times of death and destruction

One of the roles of the shaman in ancient times was to protect the tribe in times of war. Of course, it must have been so much simpler then … when you knew everyone in your tribe, and you could see the whites of the eyes of the enemy as it advanced. Not so now,…

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Feelin’ good for the New Year and new Mayan cycle!

Feelin’ good for the New Year and new Mayan cycle? You will after watching this new music vid … from us at The Therapy Book with love! Please help us to continue supplying you with all the most up-to-date information on health and wellbeing – and also about how it is under attack. A small donation…

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The Secrets of Australian Aborginal Bush Medicine

The Chinese drank tea from sweet wormwood leaves to cure chills and fevers, Egyptians used a herb from a plant called khella to help pass kidney stones, and all around the world, leeches were placed on sores to stop blood from clotting. While these traditional methods of treatment are well known natural cures, Australian bush…

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Why lemon juice is so very good for you when drunk first thing in the morning

By La Jolla Mum   As you may know, I’m starting a BluePrintCleanse tomorrow morning. To prepare, BluePrintCleanse suggests that I drink lemon water first thing in the morning to kick start my digestive system. The water added to the lemon juice should be lukewarm, or as hot as I can tolerate. I decided to…

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Tai Chi May Help With Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, or crumbling bones, is something that effects post-menopausal women because the hormones used for laying down bones become less available to their bodily processes. Research has been carried out which shows that tai chi may be a safe alternative to conventional exercise for maintaining bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women. It may also…

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How animal assisted therapy helps with childhood trauma

Researchers have recently found that childhood traumas and neglect can not only cause mental health problems in children, but that they can also manifest as physical disease in later life. This backs up the anecdotal findings of energy medicine practitioners who experience that emotion withheld in the body can go on to cause physical illness.…

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How acupressure is helping war veterans with brain injuries

A new study has found that acupressure may be effective in helping war veterans, or anyone else, with brain injuries. “We found that the study subjects with mild traumatic brain injury who were treated with acupressure showed improved cognitive function, scoring significantly better on tests of working memory when compared to those in the placebo…

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How yoga helps men with Aids

The doubling of new HIV infections in the UK in the past decade is leading experts to tell GPs to offer testing to all adult male patients in some areas. This is because new diagnoses in the group of men who have sex with men has increased by 70 per cent in the past 10…

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The History of Medicine, Part 2

TRACY LATZ MD continues on from her previous article about the history of alternative medicine. Here she describes THE SEVEN CAUSES AND CURES OF DISEASE according to the 15th-16th century physician/alchemist Paracelsus who wandered through Europe, Africa and Asia in order to find and resurrect, in the West, the ancient Hermetic writings and philosophies on…

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When the drugs don’t work anymore ~ try acupuncture

Researchers set out to evaluate how effective most commonly used therapies are for the treatment of chronic pain over the last ten years. They wrote that overall effectiveness remains poor and inconsistent, despite major advances in understanding the mechanisms that underlie pain. Approximately one in every five people worldwide has chronic pain. In the USA…

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How to develop your intuition

By Tracy Latz M.D, In order to access our inner wisdom or intuition, it is important to understand that we all have inner senses or intuitive capabilities. However, we may each experience our intuition in different ways. Some will tend to use clairsentience (“clear feeling”) where they will just “know ” the answer or feel…

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How holistic therapists are finding a cure for cancer

by Ethan Evers For those who can look beyond the much-hyped “war on cancer,” a very different kind of war is actually being fought behind the scenes, on a scale few people realize. Cancer drug sales are forecast to reach $80 billion during 2012. But its greatest competitor, natural medicine for cancer, has been silently…

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While there’s mounting pressure to introduce GM foods, Prince Charles is backing organic

There aren’t many times you’ll find a farmworker advocate, a poet, an organic-farming senator, and British royalty all in the same room. But if you happened to attend the Washington Post’s Future of Food Conference recently, that’s exactly what you would have seen.

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How Not To Die Of A Broken Heart

It’s been gratifying to see, lately, how the holistic approach to health, which we support at The Therapy Book, is being increasingly ratified by scientific evidence that mind, body and spirit all have an important role to play in the health of the individual. The scientific evidence underpinning holistic medicine is mainly coming from the…

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Energy Medicine Tips for Menopause Problems

Not wanting to go in for Hormonal Replacement Therapy, many women opt for more natural ways of coping with the menopause, such as various forms of energy therapy developed from traditional Chinese medicine techniques.  Here, MELANIE SMITH, doctor of Oriental medicine and co-owner of Well Within Natural Medicine Inc. describes such simple energy medicine techniques…

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World Cancer Research Taking A More Holistic Approach to Preventing Cancer

A report from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) indicates a welcome move away from the endless search for expensive ‘magic bullet’ chemical solutions for cancer in favour of a more holistic and preventative approach.

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