Is Your Smart Phone Giving You CTSD?

By | CTSD, Integrative Health, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Kathryn Hayward MD, PTSD, Smart Phone, stress | One Comment

By Kathryn Hayward, MD Do you recall the moment when you first opened your eyes this morning? Do you remember how you felt? Do you know how much time elapsed between waking up and when you first looked at whatever device connects you to the internet? Do you recall how you felt five minutes later? Before you read further, cocoon…

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Healing America Together

By | Kathryn Hayward MD, lifestyle change, plant based diet, PlantPure, PlantPure Nation, T. Colin Campbell, the china study, vegan | No Comments

By Kathryn Hayward MD I had the privilege of being part of the PlantPure Nation film of 2015, and am eager to share the newest project being manifested by the film’s director, Nelson Campbell, his father, Dr. T. Colin Campbell (research scientist and author of The China Study), and the PlantPure Team. Here, in Nelson’s words, is a 4-minute video…

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Your Integrative Toolkit for Cold Care

By | Cold care, Cold virus, Guaifenesin, Integrative Health, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Kathryn Hayward MD, Virus care | 2 Comments

By Kathryn Hayward, MD This abbreviated version of an earlier blog post is being repeated by popular demand, in honor of the cold and flu season. You may read the original version, published in February 2015, by clicking here. In my over 30 years of medical practice, I have observed that measures to thin mucous, like the over-the-counter medication guaifenesin,…

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Living Whole Ávila Spain, June 2018

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Take advantage of Early Bird registration fees until January 15 By Bill Manahan, MD and Kathryn Hayward, MD As the year is winding down and we reflect back on the public discourse of 2017, we see there is much to improve upon. How can we listen better to one another and enhance our public and private interactions? In our Living…

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Reaction To Action, #SameDifferenceProject 2018: The Year of Understanding

By | #HowIWillChange, #MeToo, #SameDifferenceProject, David C. Read, David L. Thomas, Generous and Reflective Listening, Generous Listening, Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD, Sarabeth Rees | One Comment

The Reaction to Action series invites us to take an honest look at judgment, and mitigating it through Generous and Reflective Listening. When we judge another, we separate from that person. When we judge ourselves, we separate from ourselves. Judgment creates power imbalances, which fuel poor self-esteem, worry, fear, pain, misunderstandings, estrangements, mistrust, sexism, racism, bullying and so many of the world’s ills. Our…

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#StephanieSaturdays

By | Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD, plant based diet, Sin categoría, vegan | One Comment

By Kathryn Hayward and Stephanie Read Thanks to the enthusiasm and web savviness of some members of International Integrators, we have been dipping our toes in the waters of social media. Guided by Facilitators Sofía Ruiz-Blake (Switzerland), Gabriela Ruiz-Blake (Spain) and María Laura Chacón Roldán (Syria), our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter presence has been increasing slowly but surely. In July,…

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Loving Teresa

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By Kathryn Hayward and David L. Thomas, Jr. From the beginning, Teresa wholeheartedly embraced an integrative approach to cancer. During her first surgery 4 ½ years ago, we joined her husband Andoni, daughter Ainhoa and sister Marisa at Teresa’s hospital bedside, offering jin shin jyutsu and smuggling in miso soup and other healthful foods. During her recovery, we lived in…

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Reaction to Action, Part 3: Introducing #SameDifferenceProject

By | #HowIWillChange, #MeToo, #SameDifferenceProject, Charlottesville, David C. Read, David L. Thomas, Generous and Reflective Listening, Generous Listening, Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD, Katie Hughes, Nicole Zambolla, Sarabeth Rees, Sin categoría | No Comments

The Reaction to Action series invites us to take an honest look at judgment, and mitigating it through Generous and Reflective Listening. When we judge another, we separate from that person. When we judge ourselves, we separate from ourselves. Judgment creates power imbalances, which fuel sexism, racism and so many of the world’s ills. Our personal health and the health…

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