Balancer Spotlight – Crystal Healing

woman holding crystal in hands

Have you ever seen crystals around, such as in a yoga class, in a local boutique, on jewelry, or in a friend’s windowsill, and wondered what they were all about?   Crystals don’t just look pretty, and they also aren’t just a popular trend in new-age, alternative, and spiritual-based practices. Crystals are believed to have […]

Stressor Spotlight: Impatience

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Due to modern-day technology and other conveniences, people are more impatient than ever.   We live in a world of instant gratification, where it’s easy to obtain information, stream movies, send messages, video chat, and more. Because of this, many of us expect that everything should get done instantly, and waiting seems irritating and intolerable. […]

Balancer Spotlight – Chakra Balancing

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If you’ve ever been in a yoga class, tried complementary therapies like Reiki, or experimented with various types of meditation, then you have likely come across the word “chakra” before. Perhaps you’ve even been given advice to open your chakras or work on a specific chakra.   But what exactly are chakras? And what do […]

Stressor Spotlight: Serotonin

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Serotonin is a key neurotransmitter and hormone that performs a variety of important functions in the body. In this stressor spotlight, we’ll take a closer look at the importance of serotonin in the body and explain the causes, symptoms, and treatments for imbalanced serotonin levels.   What is serotonin? Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that bind […]

Balancer Spotlight: Cell Salt Therapy

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Minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc are essential for our health and wellness. But even if we get enough of these essential minerals in our diet, the body can still have issues with absorbing them. To be effective, minerals need to be absorbed into our tissues. This is where cell salts come in. […]

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, the […]

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

troubled woman on sofa experiencing guilt

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 the […]

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 lightly […]