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Reiki: Support for Health and Wellbeing

Reiki, a traditional Japanese energy healing technique, transfers the universal life force known as qi (chi) through a gentle, hands-on procedure. The objective of Reiki is to attain and maintain health through the balance of qi. Often,…
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A Lump of Coal: The Worst Gifts Ever

‘Tis the season of giving!  We love giving gifts and watching reactions as people open them. But what if the gift you are given is the Worst. Gift. Ever. How do you try not to look shocked, saddened and disappointed?  We’ve collected…
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Happy skin, happy you!

Is skin care important? According to a recent Huffington Post story, it is: skin care, they said, is self-care, which is important to mental wellbeing. No matter the reason – for beauty or for health – a skin care ritual is soothing and…
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Add Ayurvedic massage to your daily routine to balance and replenish your energy

Fall is the season for replenishing your ojas, the Ayurvedic term for your life force or essence, which influences immunity. When your ojas is diminished, your immunity is reduced. In addition to refraining from the energy-depleting effects…
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Ganesh Chaturthi: Removing obstacles

Life provides daily obstacles, both large and small: work obstacles, relationship obstacles, financial obstacles, mental obstacles, political obstacles. The list can go on and on and on. Well, happy Ganesh Chaturthi! Ganesh Chaturthi,…
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Why pamper yourself? Here are 5 reasons.

Taking care of yourself, and even treating yourself to something special, renews your spirit, reinvigorates your mind and rejuvenates your body. And that’s what we’re all about, at The Floating Lotus! Need more specific reasons to indulge…
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How yoga can help relieve menstrual cramps!

  When it's that time of the month, for some of us, that means lots of painful cramps! Ouch! No fun. You've tried everything -- warm compresses, hot showers or baths, even pain medicines. Have you ever considered yoga?  I…
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Tension, Yikes!

We’ve all seen it — the parade of zombie-teens (and adults) wandering around businesses, bathrooms and parks hunched over their cell phones. Pokémon Go is sweeping the nation, but how is it affecting our bodies?   The game brings…