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The Awful Truth About Television

Read this little e-book and you will never look at your television set in the same way again. Backed with scientific research, "The Awful Truth About Television" examines the manifold ways in which TV affects your weight, your family relationships, your acedemic achievements,your mental and emotional states, your community, and much more.

Slow Down & Green Up - The Beginners Guide to Downshifting

This great little guide – a Holistic Local collaboration with Downshifting pioneer Tracey Smith – has been given the seal of approval from Carl Honoré, author of the international bestseller 'In Praise of Slow - How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed'. - Written by Tracey Smith.

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Featured Articles

I FEEL THE PRESENCE OF LOVE ALL AROUND ME.
I FEEL THE PRESENCE OF LOVE ALL AROUND ME. Yes, this is possible . . ..
By Katherine Snow-Davis

The Six Pathological Evils - Dampness
This article introduces Dampness, one of the six pathogenic factors which Chinese medicine believes causes disease. Chinese medicine explains there are six main factors which can cause disease by attacking the body individually or in combination. They are Wind, Cold, Fire, Heat, Dryness and Dampness. Here I shall introduce the basic understanding of dampness, look at how dampness attacks the body and what are the clinical manifestations.
By Alex Owen - BSc (Hons) TCM, Bachelor of Medicine (Beijing), MATCM

Drink Well: The Health Benefit of Black and Green Tea
We have all heard that tea is good for our health. This article takes an in-depth look at the traditional chinese, and modern scientic reasoning as to WHY tea is so good for you.
By Jake Mayer

Crystals: How To Cleanse Them
Crystals have been used for healing and divination for thousands of years. But just as they give off energy, they take in energy, too. In order to rid a crystal of any unwanted energy, whether a piece of crystal jewellery, a crystal pendulum for divination purposes or individual rocks used for crystal healing, it’s important that each crystal is properly cleansed before it’s used in any kind of healing or divination procedure.
By Sharon Jacobsen

A Mind to Ride - Resourceful Riding
This article was written as an aid for therapists. It has been printed in the professional publications of both the National Council for Hypnotherapy and the Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy.
By Sue McIntyre

Relationship: Some Mysteries Unravelled
We often fail at relationship without knowing why. This article uncovers some of the unconscious reasons, belief systems and habits which can sabotage our happiness. Successful relationships do not flourish where there is imbalance, attempts at inappropriate control, constant temporary ruptures in attention or commitment, and withholding of emotional intimacy, that is a willingness to reveal difficult material either through shame or in an attempt to manipulate the other person.
By Rhiannon Hill-Lewes

Magnetize New Paradigms
The energy of Earth and its physical dimension are ever changing at faster and faster rates. The birth of Earth to a whole new level has taken place over the past year. You have gone beyond the understanding of dimensions and moved into the understanding of your holographic being. The holographic being works in magnetic energy. This is the balance of the feminine and masculine energies and moves you back into the greater alignment of the ONE. This of course is from a conscious point of view, as you have never left the ONE.
By Sananda through Marilu Wilson Peña, Ph.D.

Transformational Counseling - Part Two
Once one becomes present to his or her self-limiting belief, the opportunity then exists, possibly for the first time in the person’s life, to invent a possibility for his or her life, to begin to reinvent his or her life anew. An individual’s possibility is how that person will be in the present, free of the constraints or barriers of the past, a creation from nothing. Within Transformational Counseling, an individual’s possibility is a new or different way of thinking about himself or herself, of who they are, of who they will be. Like the individual’s self-limiting belief, a person’s possibility is a personal affirmation or declaration.
By Dr Harry Henshaw

Acupuncture for Smoking Cessation
Don't be an addict! Want to stop coughing, reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease, and live long enough to see your granchildren grow up? You can quit with acupuncture and herbal assistance.
By Susan Mosley, LAc, Dipl. C.H.

Allowing the Flow
Belly Dancing could be good for you
By Zannie Rose