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Wash the Hands! Wash the Nose?

by Tim Keim Since the beginning of the pandemic we’ve been admonished to wash our hands to prevent picking up the coronavirus. General cleanliness has been good advice for thousands of years and even has its own aphorism: Cleanliness is ...
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The Emerging Mental Health Revolution

by Tim Keim It hardly seems necessary to refer to statistics when we talk about mental illness in the U. S. Whether we’re talking about PTSD, depression, suicide, addiction, anxiety, eating disorders, et cetera, it’s common knowledge that these conditions ...
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Bringing the Heat to Health

by Tim Keim Ancient peoples all over the world have reveled in sauna and steam baths for relaxation and health benefits for thousands of years. Now, medical evidence is emerging that shows our ancestors were right about the benefits of an exhilarating sauna. ...
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Stress, Immune Function, and the Magic of Breathing

by Tim Keim, IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist What’s magic about breathing? Breathing is automatic – we don’t need to think about it – it just happens, right? Yes, breathing is automatic as a part of the autonomic ...