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Articles from: June 2018

Men Becoming Ideal Partners by Ronnie Figueroa

It has been suggested that men often do not express their emotions as easily as women and also that men have a tendency to want things done more immediately, whereas women tend to think things through first. And these differences actually can cause conflicts between men and women.

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Finding the Warrior Within Through Yoga by Paula Heitzner

In summer, we traditionally anticipate completions. Graduations and the last days of spring are winding down and the excitement of ‘What’s next’ is on everyone’s mind. In the cycle of a life lived well, space never stays empty and always attracts something to fill the gap. The heat and humidity of summer encourages a slowdown, offering the opportunity to appreciate the fragrant, colorful growing season.

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ENERGY is the Key to Wellness by Sifu Ed D’Urso

Do you feel tired when you feel happy, fit or healthy? Do you feel energized when you feel sad, injured or sick? Have you ever noticed your energy level when you were happy or sad? Healthy or sick? Fit or injured?

It’s a simple concept; our sense of wellness reflects our energy level. When we have an abundance of energy, we feel great. When we have too little, we feel bad. When life demands more energy than we have to spend, or wish to spend, we feel stressed. Most people don’t associate the presence of stress with a feeling of wellness. Usually wellness involves the absence of stress; but as we know, all the vacations in the world cannot free us of stress. Have you ever felt stressed and well? If you have enough energy, it’s possible to feel both.

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Addressing the Root Cause of Disease

“One of the principles of Functional Medicine is to identify the root causes of disease and dysfunction. Mass Functional Medicine, PC was created to accomplish this and be a healing place for resolving chronic health conditions. If you have been disappointed by previous unsuccessful attempts to find a solution, you will find our practice a refreshing change” explains Alain Mass, MD.

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Event Spotlight: Self-Knowledge is Essential to Personal Growth

Buddhist teacher and meditation master Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche is beloved by thousands of students worldwide. The first incarnate lama to earn a PhD in the west, he offers a unique blend of Eastern wisdom and Western understanding which resonates with both seasoned practitioners and those who are newly exploring concepts related to Buddhist teaching. From August 31 to September 5, Rinpoche will lead a retreat entitled, “Self- Knowledge: Find Freedom through Connection,” at the Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing in Cragsmoor, NY. Here we talk to him about the retreat.

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Local Chiropractor Customizes Care

Dr. Anna Marie O’Looney of Rockland and Bergen Chiropractic puts each patient’s specific needs first. She is proud to provide a high-quality level of customer service, chiropractic experience, and commitment to health and wellness to all her patients.

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Men and Skincare by Jay Christmas, Spa Director at The Wholeness Center

Many men do not realize how important skin care is for them. As men, our morning and evening routines usually tends to be quick, and more often than not, lacks the necessary steps to ensure our skin’s cleanliness, hydration and overall protection. Below are some easy steps to help guide you to healthier skin.

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Welcome to our World – The Mineral Kingdom

The Crystal Connection in Wurtsboro has more than 48,000 pounds of new material, including giant slabs of amethyst and agate, giant crystal singing bowls, amethyst portals, fire and ice rainbow quartz, Argentine blue calcite, varieties of aura quartz, and more. “We’re going through a revival with some new renovations, including pedicure massage chairs for full treatments, a Himalayan salt cave and other surprises,” shares Crystal Connection co-owner Travis Ogden.

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Effective Treatments for PTSD by Kelly Harris

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that can occur in people who have witnessed or experienced a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, combat, a serious accident or sexual assault. PTSD can affect anyone of any age, ethnicity, nationality or culture. An estimated 1 in 11 people will experience PTSD in their lifetime. That is a pretty alarming number. What’s even more shocking is the findings from a new study by the Ruderman Family Foundation that examined depression and post-traumatic stress in first responders and the rates of suicide in public safety agencies nationwide.

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New Classes Offered at Fire Mountain School

Sifu Ed D’Urso, founder of the Fire Mountain School of Resilient Stress Management and Chinese Martial Arts, is excited to announce the school is offering new workshops and classes to help empower individuals to grow beyond their limits and achieve new levels of health, happiness and success.

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