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What is Health?

By Cindy Black / June 23, 2016 /

Symptoms of health One day a thought wandered through my mind: “What are the symptoms of health?” Perhaps because it was so catchy, it caught my attention. I began to wonder about it. Searching for symptoms of health has been a huge challenge, which is bizarre given that I’m supposed to be a person who helps…

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Symptoms of Health

By Cindy Black / March 28, 2013 /

What are the signs and symptoms of health? How do you know if you are moving toward health? How do you describe health and can you do it without comparing it to disease? Starting with my undergraduate degree in health education, I memorized signs and symptoms of disease. In massage school, I learned to look…

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Acorns and Oaks

By Cindy Black / August 11, 2010 /

I remember reading something about becoming able to see the oak in an acorn. For many years, I tried to see the oak tree, yet all I ever saw was the acorn. Recently, I came to realize that I was looking with the wrong sense. I was using my eyes instead of my soul. From…

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Things I always take on a plane

By Cindy Black / July 14, 2009 /

Besides a few snacks, magazines and my iPod, I always travel with a few things to protect myself from “plane air.” First and foremost, I try not to think about it too much. Next, I relax by doing a few things that offer me a little extra protection from real or imagined things floating around…

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