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Recent Blog Posts

Water: the Wonderful Element

What can we add to water that is drugged and dazed when it comes out of our tap? [Read More...]

Water Leads the Way

Embracing symptoms as a necessary dialogue with the body is a challenge, but doing so is an opportunity to learn from our own deep well of wisdom. [Read More...]

New Ways to Advocate are Needed

The plight of 60 million caregivers is treated as a personal challenge, but it is a serious economic issue that may soon overwhelm state and federal budgets. Activists, analysts and family caregivers gathered in Washington, DC to share current efforts and future actions. [Read More...]

Introduction to Comforting Touch

Read an excerpt from the first chapter of Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care: Take My Hand.

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Workshop on End of Life Care

New ways of looking at end of life, death and post-mortem care are emerging. A workshop at New York City's Open Center will explore ways to work with someone close to death, including the use of touch. [Read More...]

Our Radiant Sea

Every heart beat has an electrical charge that travels through you in waves. But there is more. [Read More...]

Move with the Elements

Stay in rhythm with nature, even in winter. [Read More...]

The Gift of Presence

Intensify the experience of the season by engaging all of the senses. [Read More...]

Song of the Day

Live the day like a song you know by heart. [Read More...]

Letting Go of the Stresses of the Day

Stress is a normal part of life. Ways to de-stress should also be part of life, even for children. Help a child, or anyone you love, enter a stress reduction mode through caring, focused touch. It will take only a few minutes, but will have a lasting effect. [Read More...]