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Integrative Health

Pre-GMO Mallorcan Traditional Wheat Flour and Easy Gluten-Free Breads

By | Ancient grain, Catalina Genestra, David L. Thomas, diet, Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD, Living Whole, Non-Gluten Bread, non-GMO, plant based diet, Recipe, vegan | 2 Comments

By David L. Thomas, Jr., JD and Kathryn Hayward, MD The health food store in the small city of Inca is just a few minutes´ walk from our home on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. Known in the Mallorquín dialect of Catalán as “S’Herboristeria”, and in Spanish as “El Herbolario”, it is the source of many of our grains and…

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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…

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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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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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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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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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Reaction and Action, Part 1: #MeToo

By | #HowIWillChange, #MeToo, #SameDifferenceProject, David L. Thomas, Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD | 2 Comments

Two social media trends, #MeToo and #HowIWillChange, have gone viral. How can their effects create lasting change? Our three-part blog series, Reaction and Action, explores how Integrative Health contributes to sustained personal and cultural transformation. In Part 1 and Part 2 of the series, we examine the context and importance of the #MeToo and the #HowIWillChange phenomena. In Part 3,…

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Better Late than Never: Transitioning to a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

By | Integrative Health, Kathryn Hayward MD, lifestyle change, plant based diet, PlantPure Nation, smoothie, Sugar, vegan, Vitamix | No Comments

By Nancy Coppelman Seventeen years ago, I had the good fortune to fall into Kathryn Hayward’s hands. My gynecologist recommended her, thinking we would get along nicely. In retrospect, it was the beginning of a beautiful relationship, initially a fairly conventional one of doctor and patient. It was evident from the beginning that Kathryn was a truly caring professional with…

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Romania: Post-Communism and an Appetite for Integrative Health

By | Cristina Batlan, Farid Alipour, Global Roots, Integrative Health, Jr., Kathryn Hayward MD, LeAnne Campbell, lifestyle change, Musette, Romania, Samir Dara, Sin categoría, T. Colin Campbell, the china study, Ultimate Health Experience, vegan | No Comments

By Kathryn Hayward, MD and David L. Thomas, Jr. “Those who grew up in the communist era have a strength of character that I find to be very impressive.” The gaze of Farid Alipour was intense as he described his experience in Romania over the past few months. “They had to endure so much during the communist regime. They suffered…

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