Posts by Cleo Rapozo

5 Anti-ageing benefits of Reiki

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Alternative Health | 0 comments

5 Anti-ageing benefits of Reiki

Originating in Japan, Reiki represents the channeling of the universal life energy. Many of you will be aware of how positive thoughts engender positive results; Reiki works in a similar fashion. Therapists place their hands on or hovering just above the skin and the principle is that the therapist can then channel energy into the patient. Let’s take a look at how Reiki can be beneficial in slowing down the aging process. Increase energy Reiki helps to reset the energy in your body. When the universal life energy is applied to your body, it encourages your own natural healing abilities. By...

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What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 in Alternative Health | 0 comments

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine, commonly referred to as TCM, is a holistic health care method dating back 2 500 years. The practitioners of this ancient form of treatment view the entire body as an intricate arrangement of interconnected parts (known as Qi), rather than separate organs and systems. A TCM practitioner will take into account all aspects of the patient’s life, rather than just diagnose the obvious symptoms present. The concept of Qi Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on maintaining the balance of Qi (pronounced “chee”) in the body. Qi is the “circulating life force” present in...

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The benefits of meditation on children

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Meditation | 0 comments

The benefits of meditation on children

In September 2016 an elementary school in West Baltimore, became the topic of much discussion on the internet, because of their very interesting approach to “punishment”. Children who misbehave are sent to a “Mindful Moment Room” for detention. Once there, they have to practice breathing and meditation techniques which help them re-center and calm down. Consequently, the school reported in the same year, that there had been no suspensions. A different view on punishment The same school, Robert W. Coleman Elementary, has partnered with a local non-profit organization called the Holistic Life...

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6 unusual benefits of acupuncture

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Alternative Health | 0 comments

6 unusual benefits of acupuncture

Falling under the scope of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture is the positioning of thin, sterile needles into the body. These are then stimulated by hand or electrically, to restore the body’s natural energy (Qi) flow. Acupuncture is generally used to treat chronic pain and headaches. It can also be used in the treatment of many other conditions as well. Let’s take a look at some unusual benefits of this type of alternative treatment. Treatment for depression According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, depression is a problem with the energy (Qi) flow around the body. The liver,...

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How does homeopathic medicine work?

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Herbal Medicine | 0 comments

How does homeopathic medicine work?

According to the School of Homeopathy, homeopathic medicine is based on the theory that that which a substance is capable of causing, it is also capable of curing. The main idea here is that the substance triggers an immune response, encouraging the body’s natural ability to heal. Individualized treatment One of the main principles of homeopathic medicine is that each person receives individual treatment based on their history, symptoms, body type and specific needs. Two people with the same illness will receive totally different homeopathic medication. This is because each body is expected...

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