Healing Philly Blog
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The old-but-new buzzwords for medical care are “integrative” and “complementary.” We’ve heard these terms over the years and often seek health care from practitioners that are deemed to be “integrative and complementary.” The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has cited that over 25% of Americans seek health and psychological wellness care from integrative and complementary practitioners.
Tai Chi is a combination of meditation and slow, controlled movements that’s thought to have been practiced since 1300 A.D. both as a martial arts tradition and to improve health. It’s often referred to as the physical manifestation of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is believed to relieve stress, combat disease, and generally enhance physical well-being.
It’s that time of year…amongst the positives can also be some negatives. The likeliness of getting colds and flus, going off your regular diet, stress, busy days and an overabundance of good cheer or the opposite – isolation or loneliness over the holidays – can wreak havoc on your health and wellbeing. Here are a few strategies to get the most enjoyment out of the holidays without paying a high price in health, energy and emotions!