Alternative Health, Alternative Medicine, Articles, Conspiracy Theory, Death

Suspects arrested for murder of Holistic MD


Health Nut News reports that two men have been arrested for the murder of Holistic MD Teresa Sievers. I recommend the video rather than the accompanying article for two reasons: The video utilizes facebook friends lists to show the connections between the deceased and the accused. The editor for Health Nut News ALSO has connections… Continue reading Suspects arrested for murder of Holistic MD

Academia, Alternative Health, Alternative Medicine, Art, Conspiracy Theory, Criticism, Critique, Deconstruction, dysfunctional relationships, Education, Existentialism, Health and Healing, Health and Wellness, Hypocrisy, Logical Fallacies, Modernism, Paradigm Shift, Partisan Politics, Postmodernism, Religion, Sociology, Spirituality, Thomas Kuhn

Of Paradigm Shifts, Logical Fallacies and Process Philosophy


Step One "We admitted we were powerless over the New Age—that our Higher Selves had turned us into flakes." Step Two "Came to believe that a powerful bullshit detector could restore us to sanity." Step Three "Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of our lower selves and… Continue reading Of Paradigm Shifts, Logical Fallacies and Process Philosophy

Applying Essential Oils, Articles, Body Care, Education, Essential Oils, Health and Wellness, How essential oils work, Legislation

Open Letter to doTerra and Young Living Corporate Offices: FDA warning letter is a challenge and an opportunity


  Last year, the FDA issued a warning letter to both Do Terra and Young Living Essential Oils CEO's about the activities of their distributor networks. The letter to Young Living states in part: "You market your Young Living Essential Oil products through paid consultants; your compensation plan for your consultants is explained on your… Continue reading Open Letter to doTerra and Young Living Corporate Offices: FDA warning letter is a challenge and an opportunity

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NCB and FSMTB: The Muddy Water Remains?


I recently saw this article posted about a meeting of the minds between the NCB and the FSMTB. Meanwhile, comments continue to arise from various quarters across the country and abroad about what has been described as a lack of clarity. The following statement from the NCB illustrates the lack of clarity I have heard expressed:… Continue reading NCB and FSMTB: The Muddy Water Remains?

Body Care, Body Image, Massage, Massage Education, Wellness

20 ‘secrets’ a massage therapist ‘knows’ about your body?


Have a look at this article and if you have a question, post it below and I will answer. 20 'secrets' a massage therapist 'knows' about your body

Beauty, Cosmetics, Essential Oils, Health and Wellness, Massage

Four aromatic recipes for medical use and personal adornment from Ancient Egypt


The Greek playwright Homer famously opined that the Egyptians of his era were “a race of druggists.”  While archaeologists have never recovered a fully intact Egyptian herbal or complete record of the spice contents of any Royal kitchen or pharmacy, partial records do exist. Queen Hatshepsut is recorded as sending an expedition south to obtain… Continue reading Four aromatic recipes for medical use and personal adornment from Ancient Egypt

Applying Essential Oils, Articles, Essential Oils, Health and Wellness, How essential oils work, Inspiration, Massage, Philosophy

The four best essential oils for depression


The four best essential oils for depression Ashley M Heidi Carter BS, LMT How often have you found yourself mildly depressed and chosen to lift your spirits by going shopping? How many times has a shopping trip turned into a visit to the salon or day spa for a haircut, highlight or polish change? It’s… Continue reading The four best essential oils for depression

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Scabies: What it is, what it is not, and how to treat it


 Definition Scabies is a communicable skin infection caused by the ‘itch mite’ Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies is classified as a parasitic infection by an arthropod.  In some peer reviewed literature scabies is discussed alongside sexually transmitted infections despite infection being more common among the elderly and infirm who are no longer sexually active. There are two types… Continue reading Scabies: What it is, what it is not, and how to treat it

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Around the Globe in massage and alterntive health news


By Andante Okanya  from New Vision Ugandas leading daily Government's chief legal advisor the Attorney General(AG) and the aggrieved reflexology practitioners  whose activities were banned last year, are scheduled to lock horns  in a court on June 27after the Health ministry declined to consent with the aggrieved. Appearing  at the Commercial Court in Kampala, the AG's representative principal state attorney… Continue reading Around the Globe in massage and alterntive health news