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Healer, Heal Thyself!

What is health? What is suffering? Why do we suffer? How do we heal? These are some of the questions that a small group of inquisitive travelers and I recently explored during a three-week journey through Northern Thailand. The premise…
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Wisely Selfish

In my last entry, I used a phrase that I stumbled across a few years ago while I was traveling in Northern India – “wisely selfish”. This phrase, coined by the Dalai Lama, refers to an ancient teaching that suggests that “one’s…
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Beyond Thai Yoga Massage

“Thai Yoga Massage is but a medium that helps us tap into the universal truths that bind us all together.” How much of your success as a massage therapist do you owe to specific massage techniques that you learned in school, and how much…
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The Message of Massage

As the sun crept up the flanks of the surrounding 20,000 foot, snow-capped peaks, I approached the line of villagers that snaked around the small rural medical clinic in Central Tibet. It was my responsibility to talk to the would-be patients…