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Welcome to my holistic health blog, which covers many wide-ranging topics such as anatomy and physiology, mediation, massage, nutrition, phytotherapy (herbology), history of various medical modalities, religions/belief systems of the world, stress-relief/management as well as the societal and cultural issues associated with better health and wellness. The content here actually comes from my blog at:

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Be well, become healthier, be wise!

Jim Moltzan

 

Holistic Health Illustrated Study Booklets

January 12, 2024
Remember the Indiana Jones movies, where Indy (Harrison Ford) found his father’s diary, which had very important sketches, notes, and other clues to aid his search for th...
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The Teacher/Student Relationship

January 09, 2024
Seek the right teacher for you, because in time a student (you) can become similar to your teacher, sometimes absorbing good and bad traits alike. “Learn to earn” One m...
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Fracture Cascade – a domino effect of ailments

January 05, 2024
A “fracture cascade” refers to bones and ailments such as osteoporosis, where a person experiences multiple fractures in a sequence, often initiated by a single initial f...
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Walking Aids in Venous Return – or walk more, your life might depend upon it!

January 02, 2024
Walking and other weight-bearing activities that engage the muscles in the feet, calves and thighs illicit a pumping effect that aids in moving blood back to the heart. R...
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Seek Out the “Wounded Healers”

December 31, 2023
Would you seek dental help from a dentist with rotten teeth? Ask for relationship advice from someone that has a record of domestic abuse? Take your car to a mechanic w...
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Rough Initiations – Rites of Passage

December 29, 2023
Rough initiations is another term for rites of passage, which can be ceremonial events that mark important transitions in an individual’s life. A rough initiation refers...
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The 12 Steps of the Hero’s Journey – Why is this relative to us?

December 26, 2023
The concept of the “Hero’s Journey” comes from Joseph Campbell who was a writer, mythologist, and lecturer. Campbell introduced this idea in his book “The Hero with a Tho...
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Purpose and Meaning – From Chaos to Calling, Discovering Your Reason for Being

December 22, 2023
Ikigai is the Japanese term for striving to achieve a balance of differing concepts of purpose, meaning, self-awareness and self-realization (I will use the acronym of PM...
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What Are The Key Elements to Happiness? A Harvard Study Adds Insights

December 19, 2023
Having a loving family, supportive friends, good health, and having a sense of purpose, are these not what are truly at the root of most people’s happiness? So, then why...
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Gratitude Attitude

December 15, 2023
The holidays often provide us a reminder for us to be grateful for we have within our lives, as well as what we don’t have. Shouldn’t we try to be grateful though, regard...
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Ayahuasca, literally means “the vine of death”

December 12, 2023
Ayahuasca usage in Amazonian cultures as a method of healing, has been more widely documented in more recent years. Ayahuasca has been very popular and widespread among i...
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Managing Our Inner Dialogue

December 08, 2023
Ancient philosophies and belief systems of Buddhism and Taoism have long understood a state of consciousness of mind wandering, however referring to it as the “monkey min...
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Whole Health Wisdom: Navigating Holistic Wellness (my new book)

December 05, 2023
What we think, what we eat and how we move our bodies are the basic components that determine our health and happiness. We all know this, but how do we go about making ou...
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Physically close, mentally far; physically far, mentally close.

December 01, 2023
The quality of a relationship can be determined by the overall strength of the mental connection. “Physically close, mentally far; physically far, mentally close” is a...
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Suicide Rates Spike…. Again in the US

November 28, 2023
Here I am again, discussing mental health care in the US. The Wall Street Journal just dropped an article reporting that “U.S. Suicides Reached a Record High Last Year.”...
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