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The Many Faces of Anxiety

By |June 30th, 2020|Aging Gracefully, Anxiety/Stress, Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine, Uncategorized|

 

 

By Dr. David Martin

To experience anxiety is to be human. When it becomes chronic, however, it gets in the way of the rest of our humanness. For some people, it is more than an inconvenience and it affects their lives and health negatively on many levels. We have seen people who are terrified to leave their home, others have panic attacks or depression. These are natural instincts gone awry. And I see a LOT of it. In fact, stress/anxiety is the 2nd most common reason people come to see me.

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Self Care & Kindness During Changing Times

By |May 31st, 2020|Anxiety/Stress, Chinese Medicine, Exercise, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine, Uncategorized|

By Kandy Love, PhD, Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Yoga Therapist, Energy & Emotional Healer, LMT (MA9704)

 

 

Change is often not easy nor wanted. Yet here we all are…changing…even rising to the occasion, and even more so adapting. Time actually becomes our friend as we adapt to different external expectations and rhythms, if we let it be.

What I have felt and witnessed during this COVID separation time for the people of this planet is a forced change into our innate ability of adaptability. Each of […]

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Coming Out of Hiding: Is It Safe?

By |May 1st, 2020|Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

 

Are you ready to Come Out of Hiding?

As we make this determination for ourselves, and leaders in our governments and businesses make this determination on a larger scale, we at Lotus Blossom Clinic want to provide you with an empowering narrative…one which honors the exquisite design of our physical and energetic bodies. One which boosts our innate and adaptive immunity. Bottom Line: All of us can do more to create a fire-crackin’, freedom-boosting immune system using organic foods natural and holistic medicines and practices!

The new normal […]

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How the Chinese Are Winning the Viral War

By |April 2nd, 2020|acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

Traditional Chinese Medicine

HOW THE CHINESE ARE WINNING THE VIRAL WAR

Chinese Medicine, and other natural and holistic medicines, have not been large in the news, but that doesn’t mean they are not being used. Indeed, in China, herbal medicine is in the limelight as it has integrated in with the Western-style hospitals which are now predominant in that country. In this article, we will explore how the Chinese have “flattened the curve” on the COVID-19 outbreak in China. You’ll find […]

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NATURAL MEDICINES FOR CORONAVIRUS

By |March 4th, 2020|acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

The new Coronavirus (dubbed “COVID-19” or “nCoV-2019”) is likely the hottest topic of discussion around the world today. What I’m not hearing or seeing in the media is discussion and information about natural and holistic medicines and how we have viable protective and anti-viral options available right now! What I am seeing is the hype that scares everyone. This article will address several of the available herbs, foods, and more that can be found in your kitchen and at our clinic or other natural health stores.

As of Wednesday, March 4, 2020, […]

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Tips for 2020: Sailing the Sea of Life

By |December 30th, 2019|Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Massage, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine, Uncategorized|

What You Need to Know in 2020: Sailing the Seas of Life

#1 in the 2020 Series: Adventures in Holistic Health & Harmony

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of Nature.”
– Steve Maraboli

In this New Year of 2020, the Year of Clear Vision, whether we have thought about it or not, we are embarking on a Journey, sailing together out on the Sea of Life. It is also a New Decade, and so we have double the […]

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

By |October 31st, 2019|Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Diabetes, Drugs, Environmental Health, Exercise, Pain, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine, Uncategorized|

Mindfulness and MBSR: A Personal Journey

Contributing Author: Anne Louise Kracmer, LCSW & Qualified MBSR Teacher

 

CREATING PEACE AND HARMONY…INSIDE

NEW AT THE CLINIC – EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT

(forward by Deb Martin)

 

You’ve likely heard the term “Mindfulness Meditation”.  But do you know what that means?  Come along on the journey of discovery in this month’s article.  Discover more about Mindfulness which is practiced in many ways around the world.  It is truly a form of natural, holistic healing, and is also a wellness practice which you can easily learn to do for yourself or practice in a group.

 

You’ll now find Mindfulness practices being […]

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Troubled Waters: The New Toxicity with Hurricanes

By |September 5th, 2019|Allergies & Autoimmune, Cancer, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

NEW TOXICITY IN HURRICANES

 

Hurricanes have been a fact of life in Florida for as long as anyone can remember…and thousands of years before.  Yes, we know the scientists are saying “the earth is heating up”, causing not just more storms but also more severe storms.  But there is something relatively “new” on the scene that’s causing death and destruction of sea life of all kinds.  Scientists are now telling us there is evidence suggesting that this destructive, toxic substance is also associated with human illnesses including cancer, serious respiratory […]

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Yoga and You

By |July 30th, 2019|Aging Gracefully, Anxiety/Stress, Exercise, Pain, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine, Uncategorized|

Yoga and You

 

Our Featured Author this month is Kandy Love, PhD, CIYT, LMT #9704.  She is first and foremost a kind, gifted and astute healer.  She is a yoga therapist and teacher-of-teachers, also practicing massage, energy healing and other methods of holistic healing. Many of you might know Kandy from the business she founded in the 1990’s called Health and Harmony.  It was the first–and highly successful–Holistic Wellness Center in SW Florida.  Kandy brings a wealth of knowledge and healing practices to us personally, as well as to our patients and clients at Lotus Blossom Clinic.  We are grateful […]

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Are Your Gifts Hiding In Plain Sight?

By |June 4th, 2019|acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Anxiety/Stress, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

 

“In your freedom, in your joy that echoes through the universe with unbridled, childlike enthusiasm, You become the Light of the world.” – Journey Beyond Words, Brent Haskell, Ph.D., D.O.

 

A Gift from the Garden of Life

It’s magical when dreams provide us with answers and solutions, and it happened to me last night. My dream gave me grist for the mill and structure for this […]

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