Stressor Spotlight: Kidney Meridian

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According to the ancient healing tradition of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), vital life force energy (or “qi”) runs throughout the body via channels called meridians. These meridians form a network, like an energy highway. They run through thousands of acupuncture points along the way. A key part of TCM practices are to keep energy flowing […]

Stressor Spotlight: Herbicides

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  Farming practices have come to rely more and more on pesticides and herbicides to control pests and make growing crops easier. But the convenience of spraying herbicides on a crop to get rid of unwanted weeds may come at a major cost.   In this spotlight, we’ll take a look at what herbicides are, […]

Balancer Spotlight: Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)

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  Do you spend nights tossing and turning, unable to sleep soundly? Do you struggle with pain, anxiety, or depression? Are you looking for natural, drug-free approaches to help you find relief and get back to feeling more like yourself? Then you might be interested in cranial electrotherapy stimulation, or CES. A CES device is […]

Stressor Spotlight: Guilt

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  We are all familiar with the feeling of guilt. Whether it’s from a minor event like accidentally breaking a family heirloom or doing serious harm to someone, guilt can be an extremely painful emotion.   Ideally, guilt can serve as a positive motivator that inspires us to make amends and avoid similar mistakes in […]

Balancer Spotlight – Tapping

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  You may have heard of acupuncture or acupressure as alternative healing modalities that can support better health and well-being. But have you ever heard of tapping?   This powerful holistic health technique is meant to help us resolve physical and emotional issues and feel better quickly. By simply focusing on the problem and tapping […]

Stressor Spotlight: Stomach

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  Our digestive system is a critical component of the body, helping us to break down our food into usable, life-sustaining nutrients that fuel us to carry out our everyday functions. The stomach is an important component of that system, and it plays key roles that aid in the digestive process.   Unfortunately, many people […]

Stressor Spotlight – Candida Albicans

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  Have you ever heard of the word Candida and wondered what it was all about?   Candida albicans refers to a type of fungus that, if it gets out of balance, can cause problems in the body. From itchy skin to digestive complaints, Candida can be behind a wide range of symptoms and health […]

Balancer Spotlight – Tongue Scraping

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  When you think about keeping good oral hygiene, you may think of brushing your teeth and flossing daily. However, it may come to a surprise that cleaning your tongue is just as important when it comes to your oral health.   The tongue is the biggest carrier of many types of bacteria. While most […]

Stressor Spotlight: Movement

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  As a global population, we are moving less than we ever have before. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that 60-85% of people in the world lead sedentary lifestyles—meaning they spend most of their time sitting and do little to no physical activity. Sadly, this problem isn’t just limited to adults; about two-thirds […]

Stressor Spotlight: Cardiovascular System

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  Did you know that the #1 leading cause of death for men and women is heart disease?1 Due to the prevalence of this disease, ensuring that the cardiovascular system is functioning properly should be a top priority for everyone.   Our cardiovascular system is a vital part of the body that has many essential […]