Tag Archives: Health

What is Aromatherapy and How Can It Help Those Facing Death? An Interview with Nyssa Hanger

An aromatherapist shares her insight into how scent can enhance our well-being

Today SevenPonds completes our two-part interview with Nyssa Hanger, an aromatherapist from Tampa, Florida. (Read part one here.) Nyssa is a self-employed masseuse and essential oils expert. She is also the founder of Upward Spiral, where she helps clients heal … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Ease Grief by Volunteering

Acting as a volunteer can help heal your grief and pain

Our Tip of the Month: The “post-holiday blues” is a common phenomenon. Although many people feel relieved that the hustle and bustle is over, the let-down is often very hard for those dealing with grief. Volunteering is great way to ease … Continue reading

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Altars of Loneliness: The Art of Joseph Cornell

Groundbreaking American artist expresses disenfranchised grief through surrealist assemblage

Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) is widely known as an American artist whose work influenced key developments in the contemporary art world, such as the Fluxus movement and the rise of installation art. His favored techniques of collage and assemblage using common, found … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Faith Link” by Max Fleury, MD

A doctor explores the influence of spirituality on one’s health -- and even one's lifespan

“The Faith Link: Scientific Proof That Your Belief Determines Your Health” (Charisma House, 2016) offers insights into the fascinating effects that one’s religious beliefs and spirituality can have on one’s health. The book’s author, the French Dr. Max Fleury, offers a valuable … Continue reading

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What Is Occupational Therapy and Its Benefits at End of Life? An Interview with Suzanne Roche, Part Two

A look at how occupational therapy relates to end of life

Today is part two of our two part interview (read part one here) with Suzanne Roche, an occupational therapist located in Northern California. Suzanne currently works in a nursing home, and she was kind enough to sit down with SevenPonds … Continue reading

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A New Screening Test For Ovarian Cancer

A new British study, though not yet conclusive, provides a glimmer of hope

Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women. Jessica Tandy, Coretta Scott King, Dinah Shore and Gilda Radner were just a few of the prominent public figures whose lives were tragically cut short by the disease. SevenPonds features Monday … Continue reading

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