The “mind-body connection” is described by Yogapedia as “how the brain and thoughts influence the body and its functions”. An article published in Scientific American in 2016 provided new evidence of the power of the mind to help people stay well and resist illness.
By Roberta Bolduc Reiki, as a form of what was once called “alternative healing”, is not a new concept. Many people may be familiar with the term but not quite sure just how Reiki works. Reiki is a form of energy healing developed in 1922 by Mikao Usui. Since originating in Japan, reiki has been adapted into varying cultural traditions across the world.
Inside/Out Fitness and Wellness Center has expanded its offerings to include AmpCoil PEMF therapy, a form of sound therapy for controlling chronic pain that works with magnetic energy. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) for treatment of broken bones, severe depression and postoperative pain and swelling.
Illuminate: The Psychic and Healing Arts Expo returns on Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28, in Flat Rock, North Carolina. The event, produced by Julie King and Itha Trantham, offers intuitive guidance, alternative healing therapies, information on numerous subjects, and celebrates the holistic and spiritual communities in the upstate and mountain areas.
Wellness by Design, a well-known holistic wellness center in Greenville, is introducing new spa services at their office location at 850 South Pleasantburg Drive. Dr. Connie Casebolt-Carver and her husband, Randy Carver, owners of Wellness by Design, are pleased to be introducing a full service spa. New services include the Icon Aesthetic System that allows aestheticians the ability to provide a
Enlighten Wellness Emporium is now offering BrainTap, a tool to help overcome the ill effects of sympathetic (“fight or flight”) dominance in the autonomic nervous system. BrainTap creates a symmetry of sound frequencies, light synchronization and SMT (Self Mastery Technology) so you can rid yourself of negative self-talk to achieve life goals. “This technology is a safe, natural
Crystal Vision Books and Events Center is hosting its 18th Annual Healing and Creative Arts Festival entitled Weave the Web. Held in Hendersonville, North Carolina, this public event is free to attend although activities such as readings may have fees. The event takes place on September 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Harmony and Fusion: the Carolina Center for Healing Arts, will be hosting a Local Artist Showcase on September 9. The event, which will include a variety of events that guests can attend from 1 to 5 p.m., is free to attend and open to all. The new retail gallery will feature live plants and hand-made reclaimed wooden furniture by Ideal Impressions. Native American supplies
Naturally Occurring Compound Prevents Tumors A naturally occurring compound found abundantly in wild blackcurrants, bilberries and lingonberries increases the body’s ability to prevent tumors, report researchers from the University of Eastern Finland. The color-producing pigments known as anthocyanins were found to increase the cancer-fighting
Soil Contains Bacteria That Kills Melanoma A bonus to gardening: Soil commonly contains bacteria that produce a molecule called mensacarcin that kills melanoma cancer cells, according to research from Oregon State University. Few therapies treat this skin cancer, so contact with dirt is an easy choice.