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Spring Clean Your Health Inside and Out
Alwynne Cartmell | 12/4/2010 | Professional/Self Development

If the media are to be believed, the only way to achieve health and happiness is to spend your hard-earned cash on their products. Alwynne Cartmell looks at some alternative ways of creating a healthy, harmonious lifestyle.

T’ai Chi and Chi Kung: All in the Mind?
Susan Woodd | 12/3/2010

Learn how exercise systems such as yoga, t’ai chi, qi gong, Pilates, relaxation and meditation techniques can help to unite the mind and body.

An Introduction to Meditation
Shirley Archer | 3/3/2005

Shirley Archer gives us some simple keys to begin working with this age old mystical AND practical practice in internal wellness: meditation.

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