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Category: Meditation

After Paris, is waging love naive?

I think the world has changed after the attacks in Paris. And as a health-care practitioner with cancer patients in my practice, I take a medical view of this assault on our world and how it might be healed.

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Work-Life Balance

Balance is not created solely from physical habits and actions. Wellness is not simply an act of attending your weekly yoga sessions and eating your greens. Sure, maintaining an active lifestyle and eating a balanced diet are steps that you can take to feel more wholesome and well, but wellness and balance embody something deeper […]

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How to Forgive (and Why You Should)

“If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. … We need not wait to see what others do.” – Gandhi 

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by Leigh Evans

Sleep and the Art of Rest

Do you lie in bed with your thoughts spinning out of control and an exhausted body, begging for sleep? Are you one of the 70 million Americans who struggles with sleeplessness? How can we let go of our overstimulated minds from keeping us up, or waking us up in the middle of the night. As […]

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Morning Yoga While you ‘Snooze’: A Ten Minute Journey to Waking Up

The motivation required to have a morning yoga practice can be difficult to find before 8:30am. My advice would be to keep it very simple – that way you can eliminate as many early decisions as possible! When your alarm goes off, push snooze and try to use those ten minutes to connect with your body […]

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Help! I have a Headache

If you’re like millions of Americans, you too will someday suffer the wrath of a headache. Some get them more than others, and in many instances headaches can recur. At the YinOva Center, headaches are a common complaint and there’s plenty of research that shows that acupuncture is a great treatment for both chronic and acute […]

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The energy secret you need to know

Have you tried diets, exercise, and vitamins to boost your energy but find you’re still at a loss? 

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The best sleep tip and why you should use it

Not sleeping well is one thing, but emphasizing that insomnia will speed up the aging process, makes people pay attention more than anything else.  After all, who doesn’t want to age gracefully?  

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21 Days to a Better Attitude

I’ve done quite a bit of intensive energy healing work of late with my clients. What came out of those sessions was the word “gratitude” as part of the healing therapy. Most of us would not make the connection between our health and gratitude. But gratitude affects our physical, emotional, and spiritual bodies. Research has […]

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7 tips to sleep better tonight

“If you are operating on less than five hours of sleep for five days in a row, you are actually functioning as if you were legally intoxicated,” says Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General, at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2012 annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Insufficient sleep can come in several forms – not […]

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Don’t be Scared: You’re Already Meditating

This article was originally posted on Mind Body Green. Have you been meaning to meditate, but can’t quite get past the sitting still part? Or maybe you’ve already tried and can’t seem to get your mind to shut off. My patients have recently shown more interest in learning to meditate as more studies come out demonstrating its […]

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Practicing meditation

Practicing meditation is a very simple way to help you manage your life and health.  Despite what you read or hear, there is really no right or wrong way to meditate.  In fact, one of simplest meditations is to just sit quietly and listen to your breathing.  Meditation can be as complicated or simple as […]

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