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Hypnotherapy: A Massage for the Mind by Rachel Astarte Piccione

Not many people understand hypnotherapy. Some may consider it a method of mind control or even a New Age oddity. Hypnosis, however, has been around since the beginning of mankind. In fact, we naturally enter states of hypnosis every day. Hypnotherapy is the use of those natural states of hypnosis as a mode of healing.

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Ambassadors for a Peaceful Community by Michelle Dawson

The planet does not need more 'successful' people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of every shape and size. It needs more people who live well in their places. It needs people of moral courage willing to join the fight to make the world more habitable and humane. ~David Orr

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The All Encompassing Effects of Yoga Therapy by Nancy Mahon

Yoga therapists are certified teachers who address specific health issues on all levels. Using numerous yoga postures to deal with various mental and physical problems, the yoga therapist applies the principles of yoga through an individualized practice to promote physical health and reduce stress, as well as create balance between body, mind and spirit.

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Homeopathic Help for Your Road Trip by Laura Josephson

Heading out to the shore, mountains, or on an impromptu adventure for Labor Day weekend? Pack some homeopathic first aid remedies for your weekend fun. Hopefully, you won’t need them but in case you do, they just might save your vacation. It’s a snap to treat common injuries and ailments such as motion sickness during travel and recreation.

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Cause Meets Cure with Functional Medicine, Homeopathy – by Dr. Susanne Saltzman

In her 20 years as a family practitioner in Hartsdale and Spring Valley, Dr. Susanne Saltzman has successfully combined the cause-based approach of functional medicine with the highly individualized remedies that characterize homeopathy.

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The Creative Art of Sewing by Vivian Burns

Sewing and garment construction used to be part of the standard school curriculum but, for a variety if reasons, most schools have eliminated it completely. However, there still are many benefits that come from mastering this skill.

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Finding the Creative Mama Within by Melissa McHugh

The excitement, anxiety and wonder that students feel as they begin a new school year marks an important time for growth and discovery for both children and their parents and caregivers as well. As the busy days of summer give way to routine, and parents and caregivers seek out activities and creative endeavors for their children, they also should be doing the same for themselves. Use some of those quiet moments when the kids are in school for self-reflection of your personal goals and creative pursuits.

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We are All Creative by Debbie Luna

Creativity is a word I hear often in my studio—usually in the context of people saying they do not have any. It is striking to me how many people judge themselves as to not having any creativity. How do they know? My belief is that everyone can be creative in some way; they just need to ‘tap’ into themselves.

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Let the Sun Shine In by Elizabeth Ross

Throughout history, humans have been striving to live in harmony with the environment around them and improve their well-being. Let’s explore how one of our greatest natural resources, the sun, impacts our wellbeing and can be incorporated into the inner atmosphere of our homes.

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How Can a Health Coach Help You? by Teodora Touzharova

The term “health coach” is a relatively new term that is finding its way into our everyday life. You may have heard of a friend or acquaintance who lost weight or was able to overcome a chronic condition with the help of a health coach. Or perhaps your doctor or chiropractor advised you to connect with a health coach for support with a particular health goal. Or maybe your local yoga studio, gym or spa hosted a talk by a health coach.

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