Holistic Health

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Relationship Feng Shui

[adrotate banner=”2″] By Alice Inoue Doris, one of my readers, approached me as I was getting in my car last week.  She asked me when I was going to write about feng shui in regards to relationships.  She shared that she and her friends could certainly use some insight in this arena. What about you? […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Entrance Your Entrance

By Alice Inoue When is the last time you took a good objective look at your entrance?  In feng shui, the entrance is a vital key to bringing positive energy flow into your home.  The entrance is considered the “mouth” of the property from which life force enters allowing those living in the home to […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Color Me Beautiful

By Alice Inoue Imagine how you would feel walking into a stark white room versus the same room with walls painted with an enveloping comforting earth tone such as golden bisque.  You would feel very different in each of those two rooms, wouldn’t you? Color has the power to change the entire energy of an […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Tuning in to Bedroom and Balance

By Alice Inoue I see televisions in the bedrooms of about eighty percent of the homes I visit.  Odds are you have one in your bedroom as well.  During a feng shui consultation, many of my clients sheepishly say, “I know that I’m not supposed to have a television in the bedroom…” Many people are […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Love It Or Lose It

By Alice Inoue Take a good look around your home. Do you see things you love and cherish, or things that are just there “because”? I often see items on display in homes that I’m curious about, and when I ask the occupant to tell me about them, a common response is, “Oh, my mother-in-law […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Turning Over a New Leaf

By Alice Inoue Plants are always used to create a feng shui positive environment because they not only add vibrancy, oxygen and life force, they symbolize growth and support us energetically.  Much of feng shui is about creating an environment that gives us energy versus one that drains us of our energy and life force. […]

Nail Commandments Every Beauty Maven Should Follow.

Beautiful Nails Start Within! As a natural Diva, I am a true believer in “what you put in is what you get out”. This goes hand-n-hand with the saying “you are what you eat”. If you never thought too much about that saying, here is where I can change your mind.  As a media maven, […]

Understanding Qi, Our Vital Life Force

Many cultures have a word that means energy and refer to the bio-energetic field of the human body. Words such as chi or qi (Chinese/Japanese), prana (Indian), and ruah (Hebrew) are all understood as the life force (vital to survival) that is part of ALL living things. Knowing our own unique resource of Qi allows […]

Mighty Twelve To The Rescue ^_^

Meridians, or energy channel, correspond to one of the twelve organs in the human body, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine; each are affiliated to one of the five elements, and assuming said characteristics. Organs are either Yin or Yang, with corresponding Yin to Yang ratios and vice versa. Element-Earth-Organs -Spleen (Yin)-Stomach (Yang) Element-Metal-Organs-Lungs (Yin)-Large Intestine […]

M+B Exposes Traditional Medicine Theories ^_^

The Traditional Chinese framework for medicine is a comprehensive one, which explains patterns of symptoms people can suffer. Traditional medicine helps one understand what is wrong (illness), the Real Nature of sickness.  Guide to Healthcare Schools, a leading health education site, recognizes and supports the use of alternative/traditional medicine in curing certain illnesses. TCM is rooted […]