Massage, Science, and Your Health

A Conversation with Dr. Andrew Weil

Noted physician Andrew Weil, MD, author of Why Our Health Matters: A Vision of Medicine that Can Transform Our Future (Hudson Street Press, 2009) and a longtime proponent of integrative medicine, had a chance to sit down with Body Sense magazine to discuss the science behind massage and other effective complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments.

Loolwa Khazzoom: What do you see as the benefits of massage?

Massage Therapy

Your Wellness Strategy

Advertisers and investment professionals are telling me the secret to improving my life is to give up my gourmet coffee. One pitch says if I sacrifice a daily $2.50 latte, I will have a king’s ransom in a year’s time. With so many people suggesting this approach for reallocating dollars, I’m starting to feel a little sorry for the coffee people. Still, the budget gurus have a point: We sometimes fritter away time and money because we aren’t making conscious choices.

Feng Shui Fun

Chi Challenges Can Sharpen Your Intuition

I’m what’s known in consumer advertising as a home enthusiast. It may be a nesting instinct in overdrive, but I never stop trying to improve my living space. Recently, I went a step beyond my usual fussing about and brought in a feng shui consultant to check out my house chi (natural energy). What I learned is there are simple rules anyone can use.