Tag: alternative therapies
How to Use Laughter as Medicine
It’s true: laughter is the best medicine. This is because laughing is beneficial for both your social and emotional health. Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts your mood, and continues its reign as the best medicine that we humans can utilize anytime, anywhere. It can even reduce stress and pain. Furthermore, laughing can enhance relationships […]
A Beginner’s Guide to Float Tanks and Float Therapy
Float tanks are all the rage these days and one can find a float center in nearly every city around the United States with more popping up regularly in various other countries around the world. We examine why this once relatively unknown alternative therapy has gained such popularity along with how and if you should […]
What is Chi and the Practice of Qigong?
Chi is the electromagnetic life force that is invisible and cannot be seen, but it flows through all of us. On the physical level, it is the air that we take in and breathe out of our lungs, helping us to feel alive. Our lives hang on by this thin thread of breathing every second […]
Getting Your Spine Adjustments: Are Chiropractors Legit?
Spine adjustments are procedures when a trained specialist, a chiropractor, uses their hands or small instruments to apply a controlled and sudden force to a spinal joint. This procedure, which is sometimes called a back manipulation, has the goal of improving spinal motion while improving the physical function of the body. There are several common […]
15 Alternative Therapies for Pain-free Living
Whether you’re dealing with acute or chronic pain, life is too short to live with ongoing discomfort. To cope with pain, many people use medications which dull the nerves. Aspirin, NSAIDs, and opiates are common ways to relieve pain. The only problem with medication-based coping mechanisms is that the relief soon dissipates. Pills provide temporary […]