Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Discounted Massage Therapy

Low-cost massage options in the greater Baltimore area.

By |March 20th, 2019|Complementary and Alternative Medicine|Comments Off on Discounted Massage Therapy


Mindfulness is the cognitive ability to be aware of what is happening in the here-and-now without judgment or attachment to any particular outcome (Nopoli, Krech, Holley, 2005). I prefer to translate it as “kind awareness” or “compassionate understanding.” It is a way of dropping our critical, fault-finding tendencies and relating to our experiences with […]

By |May 16th, 2017|Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Mindfulness

Diaphragmatic breathing

There are two branches of the body’s peripheral nervous system — the sympathetic branch and the parasympathetic branch. The sympathetic branch controls the body’s fight-flight response. This is the response that occurs when we are stressed. The parasympathetic branch, in contrast, is like the braking system on the stress response. It brings the body […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Complementary and Alternative Medicine|Comments Off on Diaphragmatic breathing