Our Five-Year Anniversary: How International Integrators emerged from a London conference and the Boston Marathon terrorist attack

By | Sin categoría | No Comments

By David L. Thomas, Jr., JD and Kathryn Hayward, MD Five years ago, on the eve of the Boston Marathon bombing, we went to London so that Kathryn and Kristy King, then a medical student, could showcase a program they had led which provided a five-day immersion in integrative medicine for North American medical students.  They were presenting at the…

Read More

Synchronicities: No Such Thing

By | Sin categoría | No Comments

International Integrators co-founders Kathryn Hayward and David Thomas shared a delightful lunch a few months ago with Barbara Braver and her husband, and the conversation turned to the theme of synchronicity. What does synchronicity mean to you? You think of a person and suddenly receive a phone call from that person. You have overstayed your time at a parking meter…

Read More

The Year of the Dog: Nourishment, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Living Whole

By | David L. Thomas, detoxmallorca, Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD, Living Whole, plant based diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ursula Peer | No Comments

by Ursula Peer, La Lemonista Hi everybody, I am back and very happy to share some inspiration for the Earth Dog Year 2018, which started about a month ago. What does Chinese New Year have to do with a healthy lifestyle and wholesome diet? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), having an incredibly holistic view of life, incorporates ancient wisdom about Chinese…

Read More

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Living Whole

By | detoxmallorca, Living Whole, plant based diet, TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ursula Peer | No Comments

By Ursula Peer, La Lemonista I am the newest member of the International Integrators team of Facilitators and am very happy to share some of my food and health experience with you here today. I am a passionate believer in the healing powers of food, and a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) nutritionist, herbalist, detox chef and stirrer in the best sense of the word. When…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

Living Whole Ávila Spain, June 2018

By | Sin categoría | No Comments

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

#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,…

Read More