Finding True North: Your Roadmap to Health

Are you interested in being healthy? Most people say,”Of course!” Over time, though, I’ve learned that not everyone is interested in being healthy. Some never have been interested in being healthy, and never will be. Others begin the journey and then realize how much work may be involved, and they decide they are NOT interested in being healthy. And that’s fine....
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Four Systems of Medicine: Conventional, Functional, Naturopathic, and Vitalistic Medicine

  Join Dr. Judith Boice for this exploration of the gifts and challenges of four types of medicine: conventional medicine functional medicine naturopathic medicine vitalistic medicine Example of a biochemical pathway chart:...
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Tips for Staying Healthy: Cold and Flu Season

Far from being a passive victim snagged by viruses and bacteria, you can significantly reduce your chances of becoming ill by cultivating health during cold and flu season. Just as bugs tend to attack weakened plants in the garden, so do bacteria and viruses “invade” your body when you are tired, overworked, and undernourished. Ways to maintain tip-top health during cold season:...
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Herpes: Relief From Chronic Facial Pain

Jennifer entered the High Level Wellness Program© hoping to increase her energy and relieve her chronic facial pain. Over an eight week period, the program helps patients clarify their life and health goals; offers an individualized treatment plan that includes nutrition, exercise, and mental/emotional health recommendations; and provided education and support groups to assist patients in making...
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Fact or Fiction: Wakeful Presence

  This essay is excerpted from Soul Medicine: A Physician’s Reflections on Life, Love, Death and Healing by Dr. Judith Boice. In her late 50’s, Gail had straight black hair, angular hips, large feet, and uneven teeth.     Both of us sporadically attended Vipassana meditation class on Sunday evenings. One autumn evening we drove together to class. After “hellos” and comments about the...
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