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Aromatherapy for inflammation

Posted by anne marie on June 20, 2014 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Chronic inflammation is at the root of a lot of modern illnesses including probably ones classified as auto immune.   A genius friend of mine with IBD said it should be called 'auto-inflammation' instead of 'auto-immune'. 

There are a lot of good recommendations for changing diet to reduce inflammation that are out of my scope of practice but can be researched in a lovely tome called Healing with Whole Foods.  As a layperson who wants to be able to reduce inflammati...

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Personal Transformation part 1

Posted by anne marie on January 20, 2014 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

As early as 500 BCE Greek philosopher Heraclitus noted that the only thing constant was change.  The seasons flow into each other, year after year, changing the landscape around us.  We see change as the day turns into night and the moon waxes and wanes.  It's a regular part of life.  Getting in tune with the natural cycle of change and flowing with the rhythms of nature can g...

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Posted by anne marie on January 19, 2014 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

There is some debate among my peers whether or not happiness is a choice. It is less arguable that gratitude is something we can decide to cultivate and emanate. 

People that nurture grateful thinking and express it in their lives regularly have been shown to have increased energy, empathy and optimism--all things that can increase our success at happiness.  A Harvard

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