172015Apr
Wellness: Fast Vs. Slow Health Care

Wellness: Fast Vs. Slow Health Care

Which is Better for You – Fast or Slow Health Care? Our health care system relies too much on fast health care and needs to emphasize that good health is an investment and needs to be cultivated throughout one’s life.   There is fast food and the slow food movement. With fast food you’re hungry,…

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162015Apr
How Intuition Can Enhance Health and Healing

How Intuition Can Enhance Health and Healing

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside awakens.” ~ Carl Jung How often do you find yourself trying to make a decision, but not sure which one is best or trying to make sense out of why something is happening and feeling frustrated…

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152015Apr

3 Holistic Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Insomnia affects many people; 20 – 40% of adults have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. One in six regard it as a serious problem. Some experts believe it is the most prevalent health complaint next to pain. Insomnia is a problem itself, can be a symptom of other issues, such as stress, and can…

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142015Apr

Holistic OT is Growing and Thriving!

It has been 4 years since I first wrote about what I believe Holistic OT is and can be. Since then, I have had the good fortune of meeting and connecting with many OTs around the world who are embracing Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine, Prevention and Wellness in OT practice. When I wrote that first post I had…

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132015Apr

QiGong Meditation for Health and Prevention

“Energy healing is a gentle yet powerful healing approach that can easily be integrated into occupational therapy practice to enhance an individual’s life on many levels. Energy healing is being used more in hospitals, clinics, and private practice as it can help with health, wellness prevention, recovery from illness, and decrease length of stay.” Read the…

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122015Apr
3 Easy Steps to Help You Relax

3 Easy Steps to Help You Relax

Relaxation is a life skill that is easy to develop with these 3 easy steps to help you relax. 60 – 90% of doctor’s visits have an underlying or stress-related component that is often poorly treated. Listen to these easy to follow along to guided relaxation, imagery, and meditation techniques to help you relax. You…

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112015Apr

Inspiration for Your Health From the Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu – Chapter 15 “The ancient Masters were profound and subtle. Their wisdom was unfathomable. There is no way to describe it; all we can describe is their appearance. They were careful as someone crossing an iced-over stream. Alert as a warrior in enemy territory. Courteous as a guest. Fluid…

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102015Apr

4 Simple Ways the Law of Attraction Can Help You

What is the Law of Attraction and how can it help you? Law of Attraction is a theory that like attracts like. What you focus on the most is what you will attract. If you focus on the negative or unpleasant thoughts, emotions, energy then you will attract negative or unpleasantness in your life. If…

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92015Apr
Holistic & Mainstream Health Care Can Coexist

Holistic & Mainstream Health Care Can Coexist

I often hear the terms “alternative” and “mainstream” health care. They are used as descriptors of which kind of health care has efficacy and is considered reimbursable by insurance companies – mainstream, and everything that falls outside of that category – alternative. It seems that these terms may have worked in the past to differentiate…

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82015Apr
Why see a Holistic OT?

Why see a Holistic OT?

There are many health care practitioners to choose from for your health care needs. So, why see a Holistic OT? What are the benefits? First, Occupational Therapists help people thrive and function to their highest potential in all areas of their lives – work, play, and leisure. The word occupational comes from occupy – and…

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