Marathon Monks

The marathon monks of Japan are a group of Buddhists who push the limits of human endurance in search of a higher plane of spirituality. The ritual followed by these monks is almost beyond belief: 1st year: 100 consecutive days of 26.2-mile marathons, beginning at 1:30 a.m., each day after an hour of prayer 2nd …

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Fibromyalgia, Breast Cancer & Massage

In a study conducted by the Touch Research Institute (TRI) at the University of Miami on women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer, the women received regular massage therapy (three times a week for five weeks), with 80 percent showing improved immune function. Another TRI study addressed fibromyalgia (a chronic condition characterized by muscular …

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Being in sunshine is good for the soul and good for the body. Sometimes, it’s a concern. You won’t get cancer from being in the sun – in fact, the sun helps your body make Vitamin D, which protects you from cancer. You should, however, protect yourself from burning and we all know to stay …

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