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The Artist: A Small Intestine Meridian Archetype

We know that extreme emotions can negatively affect our digestion, causing poor absorption and slow movement through the digestive tract. This is why we refuse food in the face of grief or lose our appetite when our fight-or-flight response is triggered. Unfortunately, poor digestion can also aggravate our stress response. They feed off of each other in a symbiotic relationship. Therefore, to have a healthy digestive system, we need to take care of both our minds and our bodies.… Read More The Artist: A Small Intestine Meridian Archetype

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Five Exercises for Gardeners

Integrative bodyworker Janet Matthies explains her family‚Äôs love of gardening and her 5 favorite resistance exercises to keep you fit for a summer in the garden. If you are at all like my family you are really putting some effort into thinking about what a healthy diet looks like. Some things you may be thinking… Read More Five Exercises for Gardeners