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Many people are looking for something beyond the hustle and bustle of everyday life -- a sense of peace in spite of circumstances. You needn't be religious to do so, either. Learn more.

Meditation

Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a technique for avoiding distracting thoughts and promoting a state of relaxed awareness.

A study shows a possible link between expressing compassion and reducing stress-induced illnesses.

Meditation can refer to a spiritual quiet time, transcendental meditation, or just a time of relaxation.

Spirituality & Prayer

Many established religions view prayer as a powerful tool in helping a wide range of physical or mental problems.

One study has found that people who are more spiritual are better able to deal with the pain and limitations of chronic disease.

Alternative & Complementary Treatments

Ayurvedic medicine -- also known as Ayurveda -- is one of the world's oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems. It developed thousands of years ago in India.

Used for thousands of years in China, acupressure applies the same principles as acupuncture to aid relaxation and wellness and to treat disease.

Is colon cleansing good for you? The jury is still out. That is because researchers have devoted little study to colon cleansing. For now, here is some information that might help you decide whether colon cleansing is for you.

Holistic medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person -- body, mind, spirit, and emotions -- in the quest for optimal health and wellness.

Therapeutic touch is a technique to help people relax, relieve their pain, and help them heal faster.

Chinese medicine is a system of medicine partly based on the idea that an energy, called qi (say "chee"), flows along pathways in the body called meridians.

Complementary medicine is treatment and medicine that you use in addition to your doctor's standard care.

Homeopathy, or homeopathic medicine, is a medical philosophy and practice based on the idea that the body has the ability to heal itself.

Supporters of cupping therapy believe the suction of the cups mobilizes blood flow to promote the healing of a broad range of medical ailments.

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