Meditation Switches Off Disease Causing Genes

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Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that deep relaxation seems to switch off 'disease causing' genes, while switching on genes that actively protect us from disorders such as high blood pressure to pain to infertility and even rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers attribute these changes to a phenomenon they call 'Relaxation Effect.' The researchers compared the genetic profile ...

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Massage : Luxury or Necessity?

  Do you ever feel selfish when you get a massage? Like you're some kind of diva doing something deliciously indulgent?   I used to, but not any more. I now recognize that massage therapy, like any other kind of therapy, is necessary for my health - physical, mental, and emotional.  The benefits of massage therapy are ...

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Why Aloha? ~ part two

Aloha ~ It is a rich word with many meanings to many people.  We looked at some thoughts in Part One of our "Why Aloha?" series. Here, in Part Two we'll explorate some excerpts from the article "Origins of Aloha" by Curby Rule of Aloha International: The spirit of Aloha was an important lesson taught to ...

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Chiropractic Adjustment of the Neck

snap. crackle. pop. I'm not gonna lie. During the chiropractic adjustment, when Dr. English gets to the part where he adjusts my neck, there's always a moment when I feel...continue reading...

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Smoothie Party!

Jennifer is our resident smoothie-queen.  She brings one in most days and it always looks healthy and delicious.  Here's her secret:  My basic smoothie formula... 1. Fill cup or blender halfway with dark, leafy greens      - Spring mix is a good option for veggie-haters because the flavor isn't as strong, but spinach and kale pack in a lot more nutrients! 2. ...

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