by Dr. Daciana Iancu Winter is the time for slowing down. The shorter days and increased cloud cover cause our senses to withdraw. We want to sleep more, ponder more and become more internal. As nature peels away its life forces, our natural tendency is to want to hibernate. There is less drive to be active and express ourselves and more desire to be in a contemplative mood. … [Read more...] about The Balance of Winter
by Dr. Steven Johnson If we don't address negative emotional thoughts during this time of year, it can lead to the winter blues and even depression. When the quiet inner joy and gentle light of Winter’s journey is overwhelmed by feelings of despair, anger, sadness, isolation or fear; then we are blinded to our own inner strength, spirit and courage. Waking up to the power of … [Read more...] about The Winter Blues
by Elizabeth Sustick, RN, Anthroposophic Nurse Specialist and vice president of the North American Anthroposophic Nurses Association. From the Lilipoh Wellness Guide The question for human-centered care that addresses the dignity and wholeness of the ill person is an urgent need of our time. Nursing and caring currently exist in a healthcare context dominated by the … [Read more...] about The caring profession of Anthroposophic Nursing
article by Philip Incao, MD Acute inflammations like colds, the flu and fevers seem to be an inescapable part of life: everyone experiences them. Why do we get them? Many of us have noticed (if not, then our spouses have noticed!) that we often come down with a cold or flu when we are overly stressed or depleted. We explain this by assuming that stress lowers our resistance … [Read more...] about Tending the Flame: Childhood Fever
A talk Dr. Alicia Landman-Reiner, MD, offering insight into the unique qualities of the medicines and remedies used in Anthroposophic Medicine. … [Read more...] about What are Anthroposophic Medicines?