Is Sugar More Addicting Than Cocaine?

Is Sugar More Addicting Than Cocaine?

As I learn more about sugar and what sugar can do to a body the more aware of how much sugar I am eating daily. Most of my sugar intake comes from grain products and fruit smoothies. Even though I am not a big fruit eater but I love drinking fruit smoothies. As healthy as smoothies are, they are loaded with natural sugar. Depending on what fruits, how much, they can be loaded with anywhere from 15 to 30 grams of natural sugar in 8 ounce glass. Since diabetes run in my family I have learned to be aware of what I eat. For those who are not...

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Self-Love, Do You Have It?

Self-Love, Do You Have It?

By Robin Bornstein, Reiki Practitioner at the Healing Place I recently had a chance to spend some time with old friends. We started discussing the act of self-love. Who has it, who doesn’t, and how does one create self-love? My friends wanted to know how I had achieved self-love and a mindset positive thinking. Believe me when I tell you that this was not always the case. My old friends remember the times when I wasn’t always so cheerful and positive. To me, self-love is the act of self-acceptance, which is accepting the wonderful and...

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Liver Detoxing Program – Confessions!

Liver Detoxing Program – Confessions!

What has Reflexologist Helen Chin Lui been up to? In addition to scheduling and coordinating various workshops, I have been on a 3 week liver detox/purification program. Why did I do this? Even though I live a pretty healthy lifestyle, eat balanced meals, follow a moderate exercise plan, and try to get enough rest and have enough quiet time, I felt off, stressed, and unbalanced. Since starting my business in 2006 I have unconsciously gained 20 pounds. Yes, I knew my clothes didn’t fit, but I didn’t realize how unhealthy I was getting. My...

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Are You a Sugar Addict?

Are You a Sugar Addict?

Are you aware of how much sugar you eat daily? I just learned from a liver detox program that I am a sugar addict. My addictions do not come from eating candy or pastry,  but mine come from eating too much breads, pasta and rice. During the liver detox I learned a great deal what sugar can and cannot do for you. Yes, sugar can give you energy when you need it to get through the day, but it is also harmful to your health including  your digestive tract. Did you know that the average American eats 26 teaspoons of added sugar a day? Or 182...

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Invites the Healing Place to another Nurses’ Wellness Fair

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Invites the Healing Place to another Nurses’ Wellness Fair

Brigham and Women’s Hospital has invited the Healing Place to another nurses’ wellness fair on December 1, 2014. I am delighted to be invited and be recognized as a Reflexologist in the community that helps people to find much needed relief from stress and pain. I have been told that the nurses look forward to my coming and participating in these wellness fairs. I feel if I can give nurses a relaxing reflexology session it will help to break up their daily routine and they can help their patients better. Good for them and good for...

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Can’t Sleep and Feeling Anxious? Foot Reflexology Tips

I have a client who asked me what she can do in-between reflexology sessions about her sleepless nights and help eliminate her anxiety. While the healing sessions have helped her tremendously but she want to be proactive with her health in-between sessions. Here are some foot reflexology tips to encourage sleep and eliminate anxiety. I will make a hand reflexology version soon. If there are any other reflexology tip videos that you would like to see, please email us for video production consideration. Remember that help is only a phone call...

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