ISSN 1538-1080

Tag: Volume 4, Number 2

A Month-Long Study of the Effects of Holistic Interventions for a 68-Year-Old Widower Coping with Cancer

This qualitative single case study explores the impact of a month-long program of holistic interventions, including self-massage, toning, meditation, painting, creative writing, dreamwork, visualization and prayer, for a 68-year-old widower with cancer. Other elements included semi-structured interviews and viewing of videos on psychic awareness, life after death and family systems therapy. The research question was

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An Empirical Study of the Transmission of Healing Energy via E-Mail

This research studies the intentional encapsulation of healing energies into an email text message and transmission of these energies via the Internet to an intended intuitive recipient. This study, framed within the field of energy medicine, researches the potential impact on the learning of distance student, and investigates a method for a stronger link-transference of

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The Healing Powers Of Animals

Animals are natural healers with amazing and magical abilities to heal humans in profound ways that are holistic in nature. They bring us healing for our minds, bodies, emotions and yes, even our spirits. Animals have the ability to heal us: The library of clinical studies proves the healing efficacy of animals over and over

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Borderline Personality (Part2): Recovering from Abuse

During my psychiatric training I was cautioned to never treat more than two people with BPD during any one time period, because of the difficulty in treating people with BPD. The reality is that half of the people in psychiatric hospitals suffer from BPD, so this recommendation was a theoretical one, and not a practical

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Healing And Transformation: My Experience In Palliative Care

Uplifting experiences in caring for the dying I spent the month of November pursuing an elective in palliative care. Although I was surrounded by death and dying, the elective was not depressing and hopeless. This was because death was transformed in the palliative care setting: it was no longer seen as an enemy to be

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IJHC Book Reviews May 2004

-Larry Lachman and Ric Masten. Parallel Journeys: A Spirited Approach to Coping and Living with Cancer-Wayne Muller. Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantages of a painful Childhood-Guerrero, Diana L. What Animals Can Teach Us about Spirituality: Inspiring Lessons from Wild and Tame Creatures.-Dogs that Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: and Other Unexplained

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From Animals as Mirrors, Animals as Healers

Josephine, a 5-year-old lab mix, was going blind from retinal atrophy. She told me, The man is mean to her and makes her sad and cry. When Ellen, her person, called, Josie had just come out of a 6-hour episode where she was frantically bumping into furniture and walls. Josie said Ellen did not see

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Cats and Birds: A Backyard Experience

One of the most important teachers I have had over the past two decades was undoubtedly my cat Muschi, a stray that adopted my husband, Paul, and me about ten years ago and whose arrival led to many miracles in our household. Muschi adopted us by showing up at the deck door every evening and

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A Cat Participating with Healers

Our Reiki circle met at Susie Cotsworths for the first time today. Her cat Homey decided to participate. I had been holding my hand above this individuals shoulder, when Homey put his paw out and did the same. He spread his toes. I am sensitive to energy and saw him sending it to her (which

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