What is A Health Coach?

Something has been lost in the ever-increasing trend toward medical specialization. Specialists have the luxury of focusing all their attention on one area of care, allowing them to provide more exceptional treatment. Unfortunately, focus on one specific part of the body or a single illness, and it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture… Continue reading What is A Health Coach?

Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness is a simple concept in theory, but is a deep, complex, and beneficial whole-life health technique in practice. It is meant to be seamlessly integrated into your everyday routine. Although it may seem overly basic or ephemeral, the real health effects are anything but. Key benefits include:     Stress reduction Anxiety and depression… Continue reading Mindfulness Training

Hypnotherapy

If the term “hypnotherapy” brings to mind stage magicians and sleight-of-hand performers, think again. Hypnotherapy is a legitimate, established practice commonly used to complement more traditional methods of psychological treatment. It can be part of a larger therapy plan, or the main method of treatment itself, used to treat a specific disorder. There are several… Continue reading Hypnotherapy

Reflexology

Could your hands and feet be conduits to your nerves and organs, potential points of treatment, and avenues for healing? That’s what Reflexologists believe. This practice involves applying pressure to individual points or zones on the hands and feet, which practitioners believe correspond to, and stimulate, other parts of the body. By affecting the flow… Continue reading Reflexology

Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance and Sensitivity

Although banning gluten has become something of a mantra for anyone seeking to eat healthier, it can be hard to avoid. Gluten is a natural bonding protein found principally in wheat and other bread grains, but also in pasta, cereals, and even beer. It is responsible for the texture and structure of many baked goods.… Continue reading Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance and Sensitivity

Somatic Therapy

Somatic therapy addresses the mind, body, and spirit as interlinked and interdependent, combining talk therapy, mental exercises, and physical manipulation to heal unhealthy mental and emotional conditions—most specifically, trauma. Although most of us might assume that psychological issues lie only in the mind, somatic therapists believe those issues can be addressed by working with and… Continue reading Somatic Therapy

Sound Healing

Sound is vibration. The human body is vibration as well. Each cell in your body vibrates at a frequency. Different frequencies for different cells. So it should not come as a shock that a great many alternative practitioners believe vibration, in the form of sound, can play a role in healing the body.     … Continue reading Sound Healing

Breathwork

Breathing, how hard could it be? Turns out, harder than you might think. Breathing for maximum benefit is not something most people naturally do. In fact, a great number of us commonly breathe the opposite of what is best for our bodies—raising our shoulders and sucking in our guts on the in-breath, and pressing the… Continue reading Breathwork

Energy Kinesiology

Understanding what energy kinesiology is involves taking a step back and looking at the word “kinesiology.” Stemming from the Greek word for movement, kinesis, kinesiology is the mechanics  of the body’s movement. Energy kinesiology is a subspecialty that focuses on the movement of energy through the body.     The fundamental theory behind energy kinesiology… Continue reading Energy Kinesiology

CBT-i

Have trouble sleeping? You’re in good company. Studies by the CDC and other organizations estimate the number of adults struggling with sleep apnea, insomnia, and other disruptions to be in the neighborhood of 25 million people in this country alone. Even more individuals experience occasional insomnia or trouble sleeping at least once a month.   … Continue reading CBT-i