Barbara Joseph

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BARBARA JOSEPH Bio

BARBARA JOSEPH Bio

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Barbara has training and credentials in Polarity Therapy, Reiki, Transformational Breathing, Cranial-Sacral Techniques, Expressive Dance, and Tai Chi prompted her to open a private practice in 1990 as a Holistic Educator and Healing Arts Professional.  In 1998, she founded ‘Holistic Alternatives,’ a ME Licensed School offering approved certification trainings in Basic APP and Advanced RPP Polarity Therapy, as well as all levels of Reiki.  She also facilitated personal enrichment programs for her community, traveled as a guest speaker and workshop presenter to businesses, educational systems and healthcare facilities, and was on the teaching staff of two massage schools.  In 2005, Barbara became a Self-Care Advocate and Independent Wellness Consultant with a Japanese Health Institute and Global Research and Development Company, providing innovative environmental technologies and unique lifestyle solutions. 

Articles by Barbara Joseph

 

Sleep Matters by Barbara Joseph

“Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” Thomas Dekker FANTASTIC is how I feel when I awake refreshed, energized and present. Anything less than that is not the way life is intended to be. According to a growing amount of research, though...

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Attitude Matters by Barbara Joseph

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” William James Our attitudes and beliefs are central to our health. Research has shown that positive and negative emotions create entirely...

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Active Wellness Barbara Joseph

WELLNESS is the fasting growing industry in North America, and though it is not listed in the American Heritage Dictionary (copyright 1982) that occupies my bookshelf, it is highly featured in the news, and well-represented on the Internet. Interestingly, there is no...

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Pet Health By Barbara Joseph

Your pets are a part of your home and family. And physically, they are not all that different from you. Your cat or dog has skin and bones, muscle and organs that work the same way as yours. This means that your pet has the same daily needs as any other member of your...

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Bio-Replenishment & Bone Health by Barbara Joseph

“Designed to complement the body’s natural tissue growth and to help support an increase in bone density, Bio-Replenishment turns the clock back on bone and joint health.”  Dr. John Jackson Bio-Replenishment, in the form of OsteoDenx, is a revolutionary breakthrough...

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Nutrition Matters by Barbara Joseph

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Hippocrates Good nutrition is vital to health. It gives the body the necessary components to rebuild itself. The importance of a healthy balanced diet has never changed, but the ability to achieve this goal has...

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Lifestyle Matters by Barbara Joseph

LIFESTYLE is the way of living that individuals, families and societies manifest in coping with their physical, psychological, social, and economic environments on a day-to-day basis. 2012 finds an aging “baby boomer” population striving to stay youthful and vigorous...

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Environment Matters by Barbara Joseph

Current studies agree that stress, environmental toxins and lifestyle are the leading causes of disease and that many of our present day diseases are preventable. Though we imagine our home environment to be a sanctuary in which to rest and restore, many of the...

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A WELLNESS HOME Barbara Joseph

A home is not just a place to live. It is where we go to be safe and comfortable, with living arrangements that actively support our health and wellbeing. It is the only place that we have complete control over what we eat, how we sleep, the type of lights we use, the...

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Sun Energy by Barbara Joseph

Somehow everyone seems to feel more alive, empowered and centered when basking in the healthy and nourishing rays of the sun. ‘When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.’ Wilma Randolph I am sure you have...

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Water Matters by Barbara Joseph

Because it is essential to the sustenance of life, water is one of the most important substances on Earth and has become a highly precious resource. ‘Water, water everywhere, yet not a drop to drink.’ Readers Digest featured cover from August 2011: “How Safe Is Our...

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The Toxic Twelve List by Barbara Joseph

The following are the “worst of the worst,” toxic, carcinogenic (cancer causing) list commonly found in most skin and personal care products. Each is directly linked to contributing to breast cancer, heart disease, depression, hormone disruption, obesity, memory loss,...

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Skin Care Matters by Barbara Joseph

SKIN CARE MATTERS Barbara Joseph Most of us want to keep our skin healthy and beautiful, we care about how we look. Yet wind and weather, airborne pollutants, free radicals, stress, unhealthy lifestyle choices and advancing years all can accelerate a prematurely aged...

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Healthy Hair by Barbara Joseph

Short or long, thick or thin, straight or wavy, we all want our hair to feel great and look fabulous. Yet, often a great price is being paid. Whatever gets put on your skin or scalp is going to be absorbed into your body. Most hair care products contain chemicals and...

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AIR MATTERS Barbara Joseph

I love to take deep breaths of fresh air. Don’t you? Especially on mountain tops, by the ocean, in the forest, at home, during yoga and meditation. Then I discovered that indoor air is 100 times more polluted than the outdoor air in our most populated cities. That...

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MAGNETIC ENERGY by Barbara Joseph

Remember when we first sent Astronauts into space and thought that their discomfort was due to ‘space sickness?’ It turned out that their symptoms were actually caused by being away from the Earth’s Magnetic Field. Since there is a lack of magnetic fields in outer...

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ENERGY MATTERS Barbara Joseph

Health is all about ENERGY. The human body runs on electrical energy and depends on having an adequate supply to re-charge and re-energize cells, the basic unit of life. Chi, vital energy, is meant to circulate freely throughout the body. When this occurs the body is...

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ELECTRO-MAGNETIC POLLUTION Barbara Joseph

Bob Dylan said it best, ‘the times they are a changing.’ That was in 1964 - little did we know that we would soon be living in an environment that was laden with invisible, toxic electrical frequencies that disrupt our Immune System. Exposure to radiation from...

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