“Better brain power with coconut oil – Complementary Med. Association

Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm. The oil of the nut (fruit) is used to make medicine. Coconut oil is high in a saturated fat called medium chain triglycerides. These fats work differently than other types of saturated fat in the body. Research on the effects of these types of fats in the […]

“Healthy company = less stressed out workers = more $$”- Comp Med Assoc.

Stress has been called the “health epidemic of the 21st century” by the World Health Organization and is estimated to cost American businesses up to $300 billion a year.” Here are a few ways that workplace stress the costs us: 300% increase in behavioral disability claims in one decade. 70 % of all visits to […]

The rosary – yoga what’s the link?

Rhythmic prayer, such as saying the rosary, seems to affect the heart rate in the same way as doing yoga. Research on the health benefits of prayer has shown decidedly mixed results. When individuals pray in a ritualistic or rhythmic way, such as saying the rosary or repeating a mantra, they can lower their heart […]

“Behind our wounds”

What is a wound? A wound is an emotional and  or a physical imbalance that is transmitted from generation to generation. How do you know if you are carrying such wounds? There are often physical and emotional clues to their existence.. An example would be Hearing a young person say I am afraid of having […]

The new disc drive for the human chromosome

Rewritable digital data storage in live cells via engineered control of recombination directionality Jerome Bonnet, Pakpoom Subsoontorn, and Drew Endy1 + Author Affiliations Department of Bioengineering, Room 269B, Y2E2 Building, 473 Via Ortega, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 Edited by David Baker, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and approved April 6, 2012 (received for review […]

” Treating Autism with Craniosacral Therapy “

By Gloria Flores, CST-D guest author What is Craniosacral Therapy? Few body structures have more influence over your health and well-being than your central nervous system, and the body system that has the most impact on your central nervous system is your craniosacral system.  By helping the central nervous system to perform at its best, […]

“The Zen of soap”

Choosing the right soap to begin your day can be the secret to your days success. The Zen of soap is taught by Joyce Speere exclusively for compmed.com members.

“4 steps to Breaking The Anger Habit”

Anger is a response learned in childhood to protect us from the vulnerable feelings that lie beneath the protection. Four steps that have helped me break the anger habit and reverse the negative consequences that inevitably accompany it are: Awareness, Returning to Center, Learning and Cleaning Up Messes. Step 1. Awareness – Anger indicates a […]

“Where did my anger come from?”

Conventional thinking is that it is good and healthy to express anger. While withholding anger is certainly not in anyone’s best interest, using anger to get others to change their behavior carries with it many negative consequences. I asked myself, “Where is my anger coming from? ” Then i began to review when I got […]