Physical Balance

  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 1

    Mental anguish, emotional despair and physical disease are on the uprise. More and more people are coming into my office with serious problems than ever before. They come in not just with complaints of physical pain and discomfort, but also with complaints that their lives are in turmoil–which of them is losing their home, whose teenager is in serious trouble, who has developed cancer, diabetes or cardiovascular problems, who’s working to death just trying to make ends meet, and the list goes on.

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 2

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 3

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  • Our “Imperfect” World

    Is it a perfect or imperfect world? Can a world with so many calamities possibly be perfect? If this world is already perfect, “why”  try and “change” a thing? If it is already perfect, “how “can you even possibly change a thing? Einstein shared to “look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything […]

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  • Midlife & Aging Gracefully

    We’ve been growing older since the day we were born! So why does it turn into a problem all of a sudden? Midlife is experienced as the most powerful time of life by those who are curious enough to discover the unexpected… Is that me? I resist my first impulse to delete the dreadful selfie. […]

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  • Why Getting a Cold or Flu Can Mean That You’re Getting Healthier

    As a health practitioner, I have lost count of the number of times that patient’s have shared about getting sick anytime that they slow down or go on vacation. While it was obvious to me that these people were in urgent need of some rest and relaxation, they were also hesitant about going on holidays […]

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  • Thank God I Got Taken By A Heroin Dealer

    I was cold: Shivering, actually as I walked into the bathroom of John Dewey High located on Coney Island, just 2 stops from Brighton Beach on the D train. I wasn’t wearing a coat this overcast February morning, just a dungaree jacket with all my patches and pins. That was my identity, how I repelled […]

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  • Thank God I Was A Heroin Addict

      “There is a crack in everything, that is how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen In 1980, when I was new to South Florida, I read an article in the Miami Herald about a new program in Fort Lauderdale. The article caught my attention because it featured interviews with two heroin-addicted alcoholics who […]

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  • No Brain, No Pain

        While studying people who are experiencing phantom limb pain (pain in a limb they no longer have), neurophysiologists revealed that pain does not come from the parts of your body that you think is hurting. Pain comes from the brain! In actual fact, all pain is actually a creation of the brain. Now, […]

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  • How Pain Makes Us Healthy

        Looking at the healthy side of pain might seem akin to visiting the dark side of the moon– you know it exists but no one wants to go there. For a while, I thought I must be going crazy, and many others were quick to agree, thinking that I was the only one […]

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