June 2019, Issue 97

Upcoming Events/Classes 
at Ommani Center unless otherwise specified

Beg.- Int. Yoga
with Shelly Carpenter
every Tuesday at 9am or Wednesday at 6pm

The Monthly Jewel
"When you dim your light to please others, the whole world gets darker"   ~ Anonymous
Protect Your Brain
Kalpana (Rose) M. Kumar, M.D.
 Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia were historically considered non-reversible side effects of aging.  As statistics around persons with these diseases (1 in 2 Americans who live to 85 years old will get Alzheimer's or some form of dementia) increased studies were done which corrected previous research and errors in medical judgment.  Within this article, Dr. Kumar shares her own assessment of the cause and suggestions for treatment of age related dementia .  Additionally, she's included a bevy of research data supporting her recommendations.  Half of us are impacted...a must read.    

Lentil Soup 
by Dr. Rose Kumar

Hope Springs Eternal
Eric Ehrke, LCSW,LMFT

If you're struggling with negative feelings and need inspiration, look to the common sparrow. They are small, agile, extremely social, and stick around even through the coldest of winters, always singing and chirping non-stop.  They are a wonderful symbol of that important soul quality, hope.  Hope needs our recognition and attention.  In return the hope that underpins every step we take will ignite and motivate the engine that manifests our dreams.  

Back Pain
Amy Brown, LAc

Eighty percent of us will experience debilitating back pain during our lifetime. This may be a temporary bout of pain or chronic and ongoing pain, stiffness, or loss of range of motion. This type of pain not only undermines our daily activities, but it can disrupt a restful sleep.  The cost of traditional medical intervention is excessive both financially and physically.  Why would you not consider acupuncture - an effective treatment protocol with no negative side-effects?  

5 Things to Remember After Receiving a Massage
Tammy Winkelman, LMT,RN

The benefit of massage therapy isn't only what happens on the massage table.  Long term relief is dependent upon follow-up body/emotional awareness, self-care, and clear and open communication with the massage therapist. Consider these 5 simple instructions for lasting and beneficial massage therapy that will increase with each follow-up session. 

Sleep and Health
By Genevie L. Kocourek, M.D.

Forty million adults report sleep issues that can lead to much more than sleepiness during the day. Sleep is "letting go of being awake."  We can't will ourselves to sleep, but thinking about sleep as letting go of wakefulness is an approach that can change some of the challenges we have falling asleep. Our physical and mental health depends upon regular and sound sleep.  Don't overlook this valuable article which includes a list of methods to fall asleep and improve sleep. Read on> 

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