8 Ways to Stay in Control of Your Health

When the body systems are working in harmony, the person experiences health. The foundation of Chinese Medicine is based on helping the body to achieve and maintain balance.  The human body is nothing short of miraculous in its ability to mend itself, but it sometimes gets stuck and needs some assistance.  Although acupuncture and other … Continued

Communicating with Older Adults this Thanksgiving

Recommendations for communicating with older adults this Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a time when many of us get together with family near and far to feast and enjoy each-others company. The majority of these festivities involve our older parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents. Aging can have a profound effect on communication and can create barriers between … Continued

Life Transition, Stress, and Self-Care

  Life Transition, Stress, and Self-Care Humans tend to be creatures of habit, so change—even good change—can be stressful.  The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale is a list of over 40 life events or transitions that can cause stress, which eventually leads to illness.  Many stressful life events on the scale come as no surprise—death … Continued

Reflexology – A Step in the Right Direction

Reflexology – A Step in the Right Direction You may be new to learning about reflexology, but it’s been around for centuries.  Reflexology is thought to have been developed by Ancient Egyptians, then it trekked its way to China via the Roman Empire. Hieroglyphics found in the Saqqara Egyptian tomb of a physician translate as: … Continued

Holistic Lifestyle of Northern Pittsburgh

What do you do when you want to get more information out to those who want and need it most? You start a MeetUp! Holistic Aging and Hampton Holistic Center for Massage & Wellness have joined forces to bring what we hope to be awesome holistic information out into the community through our monthly MeetUp … Continued

TEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE

Although acupuncture has become one of the most frequently used types of alternative medicine, there still tends to be a lot of misunderstanding and questions surrounding it.   Here are: TEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE  that will help to demystify this ancient system of medicine.   Acupuncture is actually just one branch of Oriental Medicine, … Continued