What Is Existentialism?

What Is Existentialism? Existentialism, in part, is a philosophy of contrasts.  Many of its statements and beliefs seem to be based on contrasts. On opposites. On ‘different from the crowd’. For me, as a strong proponent of NVC, it would seem that existentialism would pose a very difficult position.  Or does it? Personally I am … Read more

Total Biology – Part 1

Written by Martin Guay Total Biology is the result of over 35 years of scientific research, clinical experience, personal research, and study of renowned international authors by Dr. Claude Sabbah. Total Biology is a set of findings and principles that solidly places the nature of disease on universal biological principles and on the interaction between … Read more

Speech & Language Therapy

Written by Julie Taylor Speech Therapy for Adults with Higher Functioning Language Challenges The technical name for us (and I am part of this group) is the “higher functioning speech impaired” and we fall through the cracks when it comes to our need for therapy. Yes we can form words and ask for our basic … Read more

Botanical Medicine Therapy

Written by Marilyn Carr-Harris Botanical Medicine, sometimes referred to as Herbalism or Herbal, is the use of herbs for their therapeutic or medicinal value. Herb plants produce and contain a variety of chemical substances that act upon the body. Herbal medicine has been used by all cultures throughout history. Herbal remedies are used to maintain … Read more

Healing Touch Therapy

Written by Marilyn Carr-Harris Healing Touch is a holistic approach to influencing the energy system in the body which supports physical, mental, emotional and spiritual life. It is an energy therapy that uses touch to influence the human energy system, specifically the energy field that surrounds the body, and the energy centers that control the … Read more

Acupuncture Therapy

Written by Julie Taylor I don’t really understand quite why and how it helps, but it does…  My fatigue improved; my balance improved; my headaches eased a little; I felt generally more ‘well’. I am a complete coward when it comes to needles, but this didn’t hurt at all.  At least inserting the needle is … Read more

Osteopathy – Body Therapy

Written by Julie Taylor Osteopathy is similar to chiropractic without chiropractic manipulation (cracking – which is primarily the release of air pockets) and to therapeutic massage but with more emphasis on trigger points and osteopathic manipulation (softer).  It emphasizes wholistic, overall health and the relation among the body’s nerves, muscles, bones, and organs. Doctors of … Read more

Yoga and Achieving Balance as Therapy

Written by Julie Taylor With summer over and school back in session, schedules can become more demanding as responsibilities increase. For some it’s an expanded work week and for others, the addition of children’s sports practices and games, homework assistance, lunches to be made and more clothes to wash, make it more challenging to balance … Read more

Ayurvedic Medicine Therapy

Written by Scott Gerson, M.D. 2003 Ayurveda, which is a Sanskrit word meaning “knowledge of longevity”, is humankind’s oldest known preventative health care system.  It is our most complete system of holistic medicine because it truly addresses an individual’s life in totality.  Ayurveda is based on the law of universal interrelationships in Nature.  In other … Read more