On August 30, Louise Hay, noted publisher, visionary and advocate who is often considered the founder of the self-help movement, transitioned peacefully of natural causes. Hay published her first book, Heal Your Body, in 1976 (at age 50) long before it was fashionable to discuss the connection between the mind and body. Her second book, You Can Heal Your Life, was published in 1984 and became the basis for a documentary that was shown in Greenville in 2015 by this magazine.
Leigh Healing Center is now hosting a free meditation and minfulness group between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each Tuesday. Deborah Edwards, a Chopra Center certified “perfect health instructor” will lead the group in meditation and offer mindfulness tips and instruction.
Illuminate: The Psychic and Healing Arts Expo, returns to Flatrock, North Carolina, on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29. The producers of the expo, Julie King and Itha Trantham, describe the event as “a celebration of the wonderful holistic and spiritual communities in the Upstate and mountain areas” which offers “real intuitive guidance, alternative healing therapies and great information.”
Circulation Nation (CN) invites the public to their 5-year anniversary party on Saturday, October 14 from noon to 4 p.m. The celebration will include food, drink and music. “After 5 years, we are thrilled to be in a new, bigger building that allows us to house our existing studio and provides the opportunity to add natural health practitioners in massage, craniosacral, reiki, myofascial release, fascia blasting, medi-cupping and personal training,” says owner Linda Craig.”
After 25 years of helping thousands of people “live a better life,” Auger Family Chiropractic Clinic has renovated their office. “We have updated the building’s look, added more natural light inside, and re-worked the landscaping. As part of our patients’ healing process, they enjoy a uniquely beautiful and uplifting environment.
Ruth Kyle, owner of Acupuncture of Greer, announces the addition of Judith Jung, who will be hosting thermography screenings every first and third Friday of each month.
Tax credits for solar energy investments have been voted on and completely funded for this year. There are substantial incentives to enhance the tax credits for this calendar year, available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and December 31 of this year is the last day to lock in tax credits for 2017.
Low levels of nitric oxide in the body can lead to multiple cardiovascular problems including arterial plaquing, stiffness and aging. It can also affect healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and sexual function.
“This nature-based approach teaches the client how to quiet their overactive brain and reconnect with their body—the bodymind—to hear what it’s trying to say.” Smith says that with proper guidance and practice, the “bodymind will reveal, organically and naturally, the unconscious material that is ready to be released—often in the form of memories, limiting beliefs, suppressed emotions and body sensations.”
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