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Articles from: October 2015

Want to Avoid That Cold? Get Moving! by Julie Goodale

Now that the colder weather is beginning to arrive, cold and flu season is approaching. Kids and adults alike become exposed to all kinds of germs in school rooms and offices, and every sniffle and cough sends many racing for the vitamins. There are two things, however, that everyone can do to boost their immune system: exercise and relax.

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Enhancing Well-being Through Yoga by Paula Heitzner

Yoga offers gifts that enhance life and well-being through the strengthening of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual systems. The test of time supports the phenomenon that is yoga today, and science continually proves how its practitioners are supported and sustained by its practice.

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Organized Synergy by Dana DiTrani

Autumn is such a beautiful season and a favorite for many. It is just breathtaking to watch how the beautiful colors of nature transform before our eyes, innately knowing it is time for a change. Although many resist change, feeling a shift also can bring on a refreshed newness and a reminder of unfinished goals and tasks yet to accomplish.

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Get Renewable Energy

Independent Viridian Associate Channabel Latham understands that renewable energy is important for many reasons. “First and foremost, it will never run out. Our children’s children will be able to rely on this infinite source whereas other energy sources are finite,” she explains. “These clean sources of energy also are much better for the environment as well as our energy security.”

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How Yoga Can Help with Fibromyalgia byTim Shannon

Fibromyalgia can be one of the most persistent and difficult conditions to treat. It often is related to stress that turns into tension and, as a result, can become totally disabling. Doctors have no tests to definitively diagnose the problem, and often the pain will be excruciating one day and bearable the next. The pain will fluctuate according to stress and tension.

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A Yogic Merging of Hearts

For five years, Sanctuary Yoga Studios in New City has served Rockland County with renowned teachers and exceptional training programs under the guidance of Nancy Mahon. The students have found authenticity, compassionate yoga and a family community within its walls.

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Apples and Onions Combine for Great Food by Joseph Bases

 

 

When thinking about apples, often the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” comes to mind. Things are done in “apple pie order”, this or that is “as American as apple pie”, or someone you love is the ‘apple’ of your eye. Two objects drastically different from one another are like “apples and oranges.” But what could be further away from an apple than an onion?

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Transpersonal Acupuncture in Kingston

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the sick, it is a relationship among equals.” -Pema Chodren

“People sometimes come into my office and want to get fixed. I usually respond with the lengthy and not so desirable news that I really cannot fix anyone. But we can work together to create health in their life. This process will include changes in all different aspects of their existence. Some changes we can anticipate and some will surprise us. There are innumerable ways to get from one place to another. We work together to find the way that works best for each person. The whole experience is Individualized and unexpected,” says Jipala R. Kagan, owner of Transpersonal Acupuncture.

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Our Dog and Cat Companions A Mirror of Who We Are by Jan Jeremias

We and our pets travel through life together and what happens to us happens to our pets and vice versa. Our pets are very connected to us and are affected by our health and moods—whether we are feeling happy or stressed out.

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Easy Diet with Acupuncture

With little success, so many of us have tried losing extra pounds by zealously cutting back on food and exercising as often as possible. After a few weeks, we revert back to previous habits, feeling disappointed and helpless to reverse our weight gain. “When we only approach weight loss from an ‘eat less and exercise more’ perspective, we neglect to consider other obstacles deterring us from our goal. To clear out these obstacles on the path to weight loss, Zeng Natural Healing provides customized attention to each client in a peaceful sanctuary dedicated to vibrant health,” shares founder Liliy Hong Zhuang.

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