Optimal Healing Practices

Fish Oils: A Powerful Supplement

Post by Dr. Joel Kreisberg, DC, CCH, ACC I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease.  -Bill Toomey, Pro Athlete Fish oils high in Omega 3 fatty acids are among the rock […]

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12 Practices of Optimal Healing: Affirmations

“Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.” ― Tia Walker, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love 12 Practices of Optimal Healing: Affirmations Today we are going to talk about affirmations and particularly a […]

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12 Practices of Optimal Healing: Meditation

We seem to be emotionally reactive around things like anger, shame, jealousy and envy- it’s like they happen to us.  The truth is we choose these reactions, and with practice and insight we can make entirely different choices when circumstances arise. – Junpo Roshi I just sat through a few days of acute illness. Call […]

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12 Practices of Optimal Healing: Forgiveness

“Life is an adventure in forgiveness.” – Norman Cousins  Anyone need forgiveness? I do. Over the course of my life, I’m sure I’ve done things to others that have been hurtful, and I’d like to ask for forgiveness. How about you? How about forgiving others for the wrongs I feel they have done to me. […]

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12 Practices of Optimal Healing: Relaxation

When you think of relaxation, does lying around a beach in the sun, come to mind? Or sitting on the couch, or under a tree, or perhaps listening to music, or watching a good movie? Indeed there are many wonderful ways of relaxing. How about we call the focus I’m describing here, therapeutic relaxation.  Adding the adjective […]

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12 Practices of Optimal Healing: Care and Caring

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”                             ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free   Caring for another,  just as caring for oneself impacts the healing response.  My research points to the reciprocal benefits of being cared for and caring for another.  With 40% of all adults […]

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