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Relaxation with Meditation – It is Not All in Your Head!

In Featured, Natural Healing, Relaxation Therapies by Debra Reis

A recent study in JAMA reported that researchers from Johns Hopkins University evaluated effects of meditation practice in improving stress related outcomes such as anxiety, eating habits, sleep and pain.  They reviewed 47 trials with 3515 participants.  The investigators concluded that health providers and clinicians should be aware that meditation programs can result in small to moderate reductions of psychological …

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Lavender & Migraines – New study!

In Aromatherapy, Featured, Natural Healing by Debra Reis

A new study reports the benefits of Lavender essential oil for those who suffer from migraine headaches. Individuals have tried this suggestion for inhalation with success and avoided using medication. Eur Neurol. 2012;67(5):288-91. doi: 10.1159/000335249. Epub 2012 Apr 17. Lavender essential oil in the treatment of migraine headache: a placebo-controlled clinical trial. Sasannejad P, Saeedi M, Shoeibi A, Gorji A, …

Ageless Grace – My Experience

In Featured, Nia by Debra Reis

Monday night I had the privelege to experience an Ageless Grace class led by Patricia Scott. Ageless Grace is a program that consists of 21 tools for lifelong comfort and ease which can be done by almost anyone of any age or ability (sign me up!). It is referred to as “Timeless Fitness for the Body & Mind.” All of …