Meditation is a scientifically validated practice! It offers many benefits. Meditation reduces stress. Stress is on the rise – as if we didn’t know this – and is something we deal with all the time on various levels. Stress levels are increasing – look at the number of anti-anxiety medications being prescribed!
What is energy medicine? One prominent movement in this area is called EFT or emotional freedom technique, colloquially known as tapping. Tapping is a technique during which a person taps on acupressure points and makes positive affirmative statements at the same time. It has been likened to psychological acupressure.
We are all familiar with cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and snuff … well, most of us have heard of these types of tobacco products, anyway. There are over 4,000 chemicals in tobacco, and nicotine is only one of them! Nicotine is the one responsible for us getting addicted. The other chemicals are just toxic which means we are getting poisoned, even when inhaling second- or third-hand smoke. Even though tobacco doesn’t make us high, it is at least as hard to get away from it as heroin, and we all know what kind of an opiate crisis America is in today.
Dr. Donna Poppendieck (Dr. P) has over 30 years of experience in the mental health care field. She is a seasoned college professor and instructor for providers. She uses credible, proven holistic health strategies in instruction for parents of children with mental health challenges looking for another approach as well as healthcare providers seeking to implement or understand holistic strategies.