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Developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago, acupressure is an ancient healing therapy that utilizes fingers to depress key locations on the skin's surface to prompt healing withing the body. Similar to acupuncture, acupressure uses the same reference points on the body that release muscular stress; thus encouraging better blood circulation.


What is Shiatsu? Shiatsu, literally means: Shi = 'finger,' Atsu = 'pressure.' By definition, Shiatsu translates into 'finger pressure.


Homeopathy is a form of alternative medicine used for over 200 years. Introduced to America in the early 1800s, homeopathy is based on the Law of Similars ("like cures like").

Olive Oil: One of the Original Seven Wonders?

Is Olive Oil one of Nature's seven original wonders?According to several resources, Olive oil IS nature's wonder drug. Olive oil is composed of and up to 30mg of Vitamin E, contains Provitamin A (carotene), has up to 83% Monounsaturated Fatty acis (oleic), contains up to 20% Polyunsaturated unfatty acis (Linoleic), and also has up to 23.

Natural Poison Oak-Sumac-Ivy Remedy

Have you ever casually strolled into a patch of poison oak or sumac? And then, of all times, you realize for the first time in your entire life, that you are extremely allergic to these wonderful, little plants? Have no fear, Holistic Junction has the perfect and most natural remedy for you.Most affected persons would spontaneously run to their local drug store or family supermarket for the latest cortizone treatment.

Allergies: Why Do You Have Them?

Next time you reach for your Claritin, think about this:Allergies are totally abnormal. Sure, tons of people have them.

A Grounded Look at the Nature of Healing

In "Evidence for the Sixth Sense", Hazel Courteney interviews an American scientist, Gary Schwartz, regarding the nature of energy and its relationship with the physical world. He explains three worldviews; one, that matter produces energy, it is a side effect of the physical world.


Seichem - The Elemental Healing RaysSince the emergence of Reiki at the beginning of the last century, and its introduction to the west, there have been many variations in the way energy healing is taught. As it has developed, people have added information and understandings and have also had similar experiences to that of Mikao Usui, the man who founded Reiki for the present time.

Crystal/Gemstone Therapy

Using crystals in the context of healing has a very long history (primitive paintings dating back to 25,000 BC). Evidence shows that the ancient Egyptians used crystals for therapeutic purposes.

Healing the Elements

The Nature Elementals, most commonly known as Faeries, are the unseen guardians of the planet. As much as we would like to believe that their survival depends on our beliefs and ability to clap loud enough so as to restart their dying hearts, these energy beings have very little need for us.

Kundalini Questions

Alex Wrote;"What is the difference after the kundalini awakens, and how do you know if it did?About 25 years ago I was sitting alone by a creek in the morning, not formally meditating (which I've never done), just watching the water flow.Suddenly there was an extremely intense ball of energy that formed at the base of my spine, buzzed there for a bit, then shot up my spine and 'exploded' in my head and 'out my eyes' and turned what I saw into a sort of mosaic made of the colors of what was there, but not the exact forms anymore.

When Humor Hurts, When Humor Heals

For some, it's a familiar scenario. You've been sitting for hours already in the stuffy boardroom.

That Popeye Knew a Thing or Two!

For a few weeks the lumps in my throat were driving me mad. To make them go away I was eating more, just to try to push them down!! Of course this is the time when all kinds of crazy things go through your mind, especially as a close friend had died recently from thyroid cancer.

Static Magnetic Therapy: Does It Really Work?

Recently, a number of articles have been published on static magnetic therapy. Static magnetic therapy is the placement of a magnet field on or near the body to enhance healing, relieve pain and improve body function.

Learn About Falun Dafa

I have been practicing an advanced form of qigong for almost 5years now. The name of this practice is Falun Dafa.

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Alternative Fact of the Week: Stick to the truth about gun violence; it's bad enough without embellishment
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Arthur Jones will be on the ballot as the GOP candidate to unseat Daniel Lipinski in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District.
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Leaving Facebook: What are the alternatives?
At this point, there is no real alternative to the site in every respect; no greener pastures to speak of. Many community organisers, minority groups and isolated individuals use the platform as a lifeline. Its thousands of groups and 2.2bn users allow ...
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Bring back the alternative fiscal scenario to restore fiscal sanity
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The CBO's alternative fiscal scenario improves on the baseline budget score by incorporating more realistic and likely assumptions that paint a more complete picture of the long run fiscal situation. It makes the simple assumption, based on past ...

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GOP seeks alternative to Illinois 'Nazi' candidate after he secures nomination
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Republicans, looking to mitigate the embarrassment of a neo-Nazi grabbing the party's nomination in an Illinois congressional race, are considering an independent or write-in campaign for an alternative candidate. “Arthur Jones is not a real Republican ...
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What to know if you're considering a mortgage from an alternative ...
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While these lenders can provide a lifeline for Canadians who have run out of options, they also come with pitfalls for those who don't read the fine print.
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US Rejects EU Solar Tariff Alternative at the WTO | Greentech Media
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Washington's rejection of the EU request opens the door for retaliatory measures, although both parties agreed to “monitor the impact of the measures on trade flows” and to continue trade discussions.

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Winona Daily News

THROWBACK THURSDAY: In 1974, alternative education was up and running at Riverhaven
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Mrs. Marvin O'Grady, president of Riverhaven's board of administration and a full-time certified teacher at the school, recalls that the transition from informal discussions to serious consideration of the establishment of an alternative school began ...

The Guardian

Mosques launch anti-radicalisation scheme as alternative to Prevent
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East London Mosque worshippers gathering to remember victims of the Manchester terror attack in May last year. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images. An anti-radicalisation programme billed as an alternative to the government's much-maligned Prevent ...

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After years of leaning on South Carolina's alternative-certification programs to recruit nontraditional teachers into the profession, the Charleston County School District has decided to grow its own.

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