Depression affects millions of people worldwide, making it the leading cause of disability. Although depression has been explained as an imbalance of neurotransmitters in the brain, mainly serotonin, there
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Recent discoveries in the field of Neuroscience have revealed that the brain can be rewired to change how we respond to life circumstances through a property called neuroplasticity.
Many people at some point during the year consider embarking on a detoxification program; it can be after the holidays, to lose weight or to just to try
“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” -Dalai Lama Meditation is a practice that
Winter in Chinese medicine is the season of the Water element. The energies of Water are associated with divine love, spirituality, power and our potential in this lifetime.
As 2015 comes to an end, we can’t help but remember how heavy hearted and weighed down we felt by the acts of violence perpetrated here and abroad.
After the exuberance of summer fall comes along inviting us to go inwards and become more introspective. It’s a perfect time to take a deep look at our
In the inner tradition of Chinese medicine, summer is the season of the heart and the Fire element. The heart connects us with the light of the spirit;
With the advent of genetic testing came the belief that our heredity is our destiny; that we are the victims of our genetic make-up. We’re conditioned to believe
The liver, considered a functional system in Chinese medicine, is the first line of defense of the body against negative emotional events. This system has a yin aspect
In the spring nature goes through a process of rebirth and regrowth after the stillness of winter. We also feel the same urge to renew and regenerate. Spring’s