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Awareness Through Movement

MOVEAndrea HigginsComment

Every now and then you come across something that changes you forever. Awareness Through Movement (ATM) fell into that category for me. This gentle, deeply therapeutic mind body method is one of the best ways I have found to achieve mind body integration, leading to a healthier, younger-feeling body. But is it right for you? ...

Shifting the Healing Paradigm from Pain Management to Self-Awareness

THINKAndrea HigginsComment

We have a serious problem in this country. Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse writes that, "an estimated 52 million people (20 percent of those aged 12 and older) have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons at least once in their lifetimes." More troubling is the mindset associated with this alarming trend. Volkow attributes this to:

 

"a consumer culture amenable to "taking a pill for what ails you" and the perception of prescription drugs as less harmful than illicit drugs...." 

 

How sad that so many see medication as the first line of defense, given that built into our neurophysiology is the capacity to engage the natural healing processes of the body and mind, and bring about remarkable physical, emotional, and cognitive healing...