Holistic homes and essential oils

“Many essential oils are antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, and effective against grease or mold. What’s more, they will not pollute your home, the water supply, or the environment.” Rachel Raba is an aromatherapist, in Washington DC. For years she has been using essential oils to create a healthy-home lifestyle. This includes alternatives for cleaning and personal...

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Aromatherapy, essential oils and wellness

“Many people assume that aromatherapy is about diffusing essential oils – instead of using air fresheners – to make your home smell nice, or encourage relaxation…. but that doesn’t even scratch the surface.” Rachel Raba is a certified aromatherapist, based in Washington, DC. She says many people are looking for natural ways to reduce anxious...

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Theta Healing Therapy – for you and your pets

“What is really different from other meditations is what you actually DO once you’re in that particular state of peace. The purpose is not just to relax, but to take advantage of the state-of-mind. Dis-creating the cause of suffering and creating what you desire.” Irene Salmaso is a Theta Brainwave Healing practitioner, based in Venice,...

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Art therapy

“I have used art to slow my mind. When I am away from it, I hear the chatter – and when I return my mind slows down. I feel more relaxed and have a better sense of well-being”. For Heather Alexis, the artistic process is much more than the sum total of the finished canvas....

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Neuro-Linguistic Programming – A therapy of words

“Words have power, we know that, but sometimes we don’t realize the many ways that power can have an effect.” Wanda Amos is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) coach and hypnotherapist. She helps clients analyze their actions and the words they use to uncover thought patterns that are no longer benefiting them. It is a method...

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Grief and Mediumship Therapy

Shawn Leonard is a Medium and the author of The Language of Spirit. For over twenty years he has provided therapeutic sessions for individuals who are suffering after the loss of a loved one.   “It depends on the person seeking the therapy and what would be most beneficial. Their specific healing and what they...

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Try Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art form known as a ‘moving meditation’. It involves a series of postures performed in a focused, slow manner accompanied by deep breathing. In the past, Tai Chi was commonly recognized as a form of self-defense, but is now respected as a graceful form of therapeutic exercise. It is...

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Reiki therapy

“Energy is all around us. What Reiki does is give you a very positive life force energy, to dispel the negative.” As a practitioner of both Reiki and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Sharon Conroy uses Reiki as a complementary therapy alongside acupuncture, cupping, or Chinese massage. She feels incorporating Reiki into her base treatments goes...

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Stone and Mineral Therapy

“It just brings an extra element of energy to their lives, one that maybe they didn’t have before.” Momoko Marble Primrose Hill is a Crystal Healing consultant, based in London, England. As part of her service, she pairs her clients with specific stones and minerals to match their physical or emotional healing concerns. Often her...

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Garden Therapy

Conservation horticulturist Melanie Priesnitz spends a great deal of time in the garden. She has been helping the visitors of Acadia University’s Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens unplug and connect to nature, for years. Recalling her career, in Ontario, working in office buildings she says, “I was wistfully looking out the window, wishing I was outside...

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