Alternative Medicine

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7 Meditation Mistakes That Secretly Stress You Out

A meditation teacher shares the most common meditation mistakes people make, like falling asleep, that may actually stress you out...


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10 Ways to Sneak in Meditation into Your Everyday Life

Health experts down below share their tips and tricks on how to sneak meditation into your daily life without...


9 Things You Need to Know About Ayurvedic Medicine

Incorporating ayurvedic practices and medicine into your lifestyle may just be what the doctor ordered.


I Practiced Mother Teresa’s Meditations Every Day for Week—Here’s What Happened

I tried to embrace what Mother Teresa calls the simple path: "Silence is prayer. Prayer is faith. Faith is love....


12 Little Things That Can Happen to Your Body After Just 15 Minutes of Meditation

Growing evidence now suggests that as little as 15 minutes of meditation each day can have a host of positive...


10 Essential Things to Know About Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide

Before jumping into the world of essential oils, find out a bit more about them, learn proper safety measures, and...


How to Find the Best Essential Oil Diffuser for You

There are hundreds of essential oil diffusers you can choose from that cost anywhere from $10 to $100 or more....


This School Replaced Detention with Meditation—and the Results Are Truly Mind-Blowing

Ever since this Baltimore school implemented a mindfulness program, it's been seeing incredible results.

12 Ways That Hypnosis Can Help Change Your Life For the Better

This centuries-old technique can successfully treat numerous nagging issues. Could hypnotherapy be the solution for what ails you?


Can’t Meditate? The Quicker Practice That Gets You the Same Benefits in Less Time

Tried meditation and didn't like it? Just not the type to commit to daily sessions for the rest of your...


Can Meditation Really Slow Aging? What the Latest Science Shows

Is there real science in the spiritualism of meditation? Meet a Nobel Prize winner who thinks so.


Never Meditated Before? Try Starting Your Morning with These Mindfulness Exercises

Mindfulness means living intentionally and attentively in the present moment. If your mornings are usually hectic, practicing these short mindfulness...


7 Surprising Conditions You Can Treat with Acupuncture

This traditional Chinese medicine treatment works along with Western medicine—and in some cases, maybe even better than Western medicine—to heal...


Hydrotherapy: The Benefits of Healing Through Water

Water therapy treatments can help with a whole slew of health problems, including hemorrhoids and rheumatoid arthritis.


Hypnotherapy: How It Actually Works, and Should You Try It?

Although many consider hypnosis little more than just a parlor trick, it may be the answer to some of your...


Lavender Oil: Harness the Healing Powers of This Fragrant Herb

This herb counters inflammation, swelling, and pain, while protecting against infection.

What Is Ayurveda? How Ayurvedic Medicine Works

Used for acne, burns, and frequent illness, the ancient healing system of Ayurvedic medicine has much appeal for the modern...


Benefits of Arnica: The Anti-Inflammatory Herb That Heals Bruises

Here's how arnica can help you feel better, and some precautions to make sure you take it safely.


7 Healing Scents That Can Make You Feel Better

Let aromatherapy improve your health. Get a whiff of these powerful scents to sleep better, quit smoking, and much more....


Learn the Art of Self-Massage

Reduce tension in seconds -- anywhere you happen to be!