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By Diane Vanas on September 3rd, 2008.

Psychology Wounded healer is an archetypal dynamic that psychologist Carl Jung used to describe a phenomenon that may take place in the relationship between the analyst and the one being analyzed. The following is an example of the "wounded hea...


By Diane Vanas on August 31st, 2008.

"Bad Cholesterol": A Myth and a Fraud We in the medical profession, totally oblivious of the vital roles of cholesterol in the body, have been duped into thinking that it is this substance that causes arterial disease of the heart and the brai...


By Diane Vanas on August 31st, 2008.

Cholesterol: Friend of Foe? By John Upledger, DO, OMM As a physician who is passionate about all aspects of the human body, I frequently get questions about situations outside of the realm of CranioSacral Therapy. One such topic that has come up a lot o...


By Diane Vanas on August 26th, 2008.

Developing a Wellness Toolbox The first step in developing your own Wellness Recovery Action Plan™, is to develop a Wellness Toolbox. This is a listing of things you have done in the past, or could do, to help yourself stay well; and, things you c...


By Diane Vanas on August 25th, 2008.

Listen This poem was written by Ray Houghton, M.D. Berkeley, CA. When I ask you to listen to me and you start giving advice, You have not done what I asked. When I ask you to listen to me and you begin to tell why I shouldn’t feel tha...


By Diane Vanas on August 24th, 2008.

How can you tell if you have Adrenal Fatigue? You may be suffering from Adrenal Fatigue if you regularly experience one or more of the following symptoms: tired for no reason trouble getting up in the morning even when you go to bed at a rea...


By Diane Vanas on August 24th, 2008.

About Your Personality (Inner Family) "Oh what a tangled web we weave." Your personalitywas wovenas atapestry of beliefs, values, talents, limitations, memories, reflexes, priorities, fears, perceptions, and habits that make you different and...


By Diane Vanas on August 23rd, 2008.

Obsession / Obsessive Thinking - Part 1 "Obsessive thinking is an emotional defense that, like all of the various manifestations of codependency, is dysfunctional. Being in our heads - thinking, fantasizing, ruminating - is a defense we adapted in c...


By Diane Vanas on August 22nd, 2008.

BACH FLOWER ESSENCES FOR PETS - (SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR USE) Rescue Remedy:Helpful and soothingfor many fearful, traumatized, anxious or ill animals. Fear and panic caused by travel, noises, new home, new people, trip to veterinarian, storms, injury an...


By Diane Vanas on August 22nd, 2008.

I have had a number of questionsregarding FLOWER ESSENCES: WHAT ARE THEY? ARE THEY LIKE ESSENTIAL OILS? DO THEY HAVE A SMELL IF THEY ARE FROM FLOWERS? HOW DO YOU USE THEM? HOW ARE THEY MADE? So, here is a chance for me to address these questions: Flowe...


By Diane Vanas on August 22nd, 2008.

Direction of Energy By John Upledger, DO, OMM Direction of Energy is a technique that has proven very helpful in CranioSacral Therapy (CST). It is so simple that it is almost hard to believe. It is performed by "intending" or imagining e...


By Diane Vanas on August 21st, 2008.

Gratitude is a magnetic force. Nothing new can come into your life unless you open yourself up to being grateful for what you already have. --- We attract into our lives the things we want, and that is based on what we're thinking and feeling. We create...