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Joven, Vital y en Movimiento: El Sistema Vascular

No sería una exageración decir que los vasos jóvenes equivalen a la juventud y que un flujo saludable y vital en los vasos sanguíneos hace que todas las demás partes de tu cuerpo brillen y funcionen bien. Ábrete a descubrir el flujo universal y las conexiones que son inherentes a tus arterias, venas y glándulas... Read more »

Nuestros Órganos Tienen su Propia Conciencia y Podemos Hablar con Ellos

Mi maestro Carlos Castaneda me enseñó esto: Nuestros Órganos Tienen su Propia Conciencia y Podemos Hablar con Ellos Este año marca el 20 aniversario de la partida de mi querido maestro y guía Carlos Castaneda. Lo conocí a mediados de los años noventa como un joven médico que buscaba un significado más profundo en mi… Read more »

Nuestro Siguiente Paso Evolutivo: De homo sapiens a homo universalis

Este es un momento emocionante para nosotros como seres humanos. Hoy en día, estamos en un tiempo que pide un salto, para un cambio rápido, no sólo porque podemos sino porque debemos. Este no es el momento de sentarse al margen, de ser un viajero pasivo de la vida. La vida en el planeta está... Read more »

Desenchúfate y Mantente en Óptimas Condiciones

Como doctor en una clínica muy ocupada, a menudo me encuentro en un predicamento similar al de mis pacientes. Esto es, cómo mantenerme enfocado y presente, sin sentir que no hay suficiente tiempo para todo lo que tengo por hacer. Desde reuniones profesionales temprano por la mañana, pasando por una fila animada de pacientes a… Read more »

3 Razones para Dormir Más

Entonces, ¿cómo te va con esa cuestión del sueño? ¿Te sientes descansado? Probablemente ya has oído esto, pero el sueño es realmente, realmente, importante. Dormir lo suficiente es vital para una salud y bienestar óptimos. Sin embargo, la mayoría de nosotros no conseguimos dormir lo suficiente, o dormir bien. Esto puede complicarse por los cambios… Read more »

Una Receta para Encender tu Fuego Digestivo

Es innegable. ¡Las vacaciones se acercan! ¿Cómo puede mantenerse saludable durante esta temporada tan ocupada? Una clave es fortalecer su fuego digestivo. Las celebraciones vacacionales casi siempre incluyen alimentos ricos. Aunque todos sabemos que es importante comer bien, podemos descarrilarnos un poco en esta época del año. Además, si no estás digiriendo adecuadamente, es posible… Read more »

¡Adelante 2019! Libera, perdona y establece intenciones mientras das la bienvenida al nuevo año

“El Intento es lo que envía a los chamanes a través de una pared, al espacio, al Infinito”~ Carlos Castaneda Hola! Ha llegado un nuevo tiempo. Estamos viviendo una nueva era de interconexión global, donde la información se comparte instantáneamente en todo el mundo, donde debemos estar unidos para proteger nuestro planeta, donde necesitamos nuevos... Read more »

Why Happiness Matters

The science is in: Happiness matters! It turns out that happiness and a strong social network are key components in your health and longevity. As the poet W. H. Auden put it, “We must love one another or die.” This statement is borne out by research showing that social relationships can both extend your life and… Read more »

Mind over Matter?

How powerfully do our thoughts influence our health and wellbeing? The intricate connections between mind and body are only beginning to be scientifically understood. What we do know at this time is: Our emotions affect our physiology The brain is an amazingly adaptable and powerful organ Regular exercise can improve memory and cognitive functioning Studies continue to illuminate the… Read more »

5 Steps to Feeling Good

Feelings. The senses. Our emotions. Being aware of your feelings can have a directly positive influence on your health and wellbeing. I’ll share a couple of exercises with you here, visual and physical, to help you hone that influential connection between feelings and health. Also, remember our next online Nutrition class on Saturday, October 3rd. Join… Read more »

6 Windows to Perception: Overcome Sensory Overload and Optimize Your Awareness

It’s almost here! Being Energy’s next Nutrition class—all about the senses. I invite you to join me live, online on Saturday, October 3rd. We’ll explore the importance of the five senses and how to optimize them, and even give you an exercise for activating your 6th sense for expanded perception. So why are we doing… Read more »

Cool It Down! Foods to Eat for Summer Vitality

We’re thinking about longevity lately, and sustainability. Can what you eat really make a difference to your longevity? Yes! In fact, your daily food choices affect your mood and health both in the moment and well down the road. First and foremost, aim to eat according to the season. This is a key for aging… Read more »

The Fountain of Youth: 3 Ancient Formulas that Work

Some things stand the test of time, while others fade away. When it comes to staying youthful, Chinese Medicine offers an herbal treasure trove for our bustling modern lives. What’s more, Chinese herbs can be used together with key nutritional supplements for broad support of your health and longevity. The following supplements, herbs and herbal… Read more »

The Truth about Detoxification

Are you thinking about doing a cleanse? Everywhere we turn these days, we see cleanses and detox programs being promoted. The truth is that not all programs are created equal. A proper detoxification program can be greatly beneficial. But some cleanses actually do more harm than good. Why Detoxify? A good detox program is energizing… Read more »

Sweet Summer Slumber: 7 Foods for Better Sleep

Sleeping well is a struggle for some of us throughout the year, but the summer season can really turn up the heat on nighttime tossing and turning. To help, we have some recommendations for what to eat and what not to eat to invite blissful slumber any time of year. For even more tips and… Read more »

Como Ser Flexible para Mantenerse Fuerte

Movimiento. Energía. Salud. Vitalidad. Todo está enlazado. En Being Energy, creemos que es importante tomar en consideración la totalidad. Pero para comprender el todo, se debe mirar las partes, y viceversa. El movimiento es una parte fundamental de lo que enseñamos en nuestras clases y talleres porque el movimiento, de una manera u otra, es... Read more »

Ocho razones para comenzar a meditar hoy mismo

Tú puedes disfrutar de beneficios y efectos positivos de una sola meditación. Y si meditas seguido, los beneficios se multiplican con la práctica continua. Estudios recientes muestran que la meditación no sólo reduce el estrés -que sin duda sería razón suficiente para intentarlo-, sino que realmente afecta nuestro ADN, protegiendo la vida de nuestras células… Read more »

7 Foods (and a Recipe!) to Strengthen Your Joints

Create a strong foundation for health by nourishing your bones, muscles and tendons. Not only can you do this in simple ways, you can also do this in delicious ways. These seven common foods can help revitalize your joints and tendons: Tomatoes Kale Eggplant Red Bell Pepper Blackberries Basil Brussels Sprouts The bonus? This is… Read more »

Good Vibrations: Elevate Your Energy in Minutes

Energy is vitality. It is expressed in our bodies, in our moods and in the way we relate to others. We might say someone has “good energy” or “bad energy” for example, or that we are energized by an idea. This all has a physical expression—as scientific studies continue to reveal, the physiology and the… Read more »

Jump the Gap! How to Live Fully Right Now

“If your mind stops on the sword your opponent is swinging at you, a gap opens up; and in that gap your action falters. If there is no gap between your opponent’s striking sword and your action, the sword of the adversary will become your sword. A mind like a spark means the state of… Read more »

6 Tips for Healthy Summer Fun

Summer is here, and at Being Energy and Being Energy Medical, our minds are on the things we can do to enjoy it to its fullest. This week, I’d like to share my prescription for healthy living. These six, effective tips for energy and wellness are simple to incorporate and sustainable, no matter the weather. Adapted from… Read more »

5 maneras de sacar el máximo provecho del ejercicio

Si lo amamos o lo odiamos, todos sabemos que el ejercicio es importante para nuestra salud y longevidad. Dado que, ¿por qué no divertirse con él y maximizar nuestra rutina de ejercicios para obtener resultados más rápidos? La actividad física ayuda a su cuerpo y mente a mantenerse fuertes, sanos y resistentes. Le ayuda a… Read more »

One Powerhouse Supplement for Glowing Health

Called the “Mushroom of Immortality”, reishi is a powerhouse supplement with a variety of benefits. From its immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties to help with cancer and AIDS, it’s one of my favorite products. We incorporate reishi in our detoxification programs, and recommend it to help boost the immune system during flu season. Reishi may be the most highly respected… Read more »

4 Simple Steps: A Detox Recipe to Reenergize

Are you looking for more energy? Maybe you’ve been thinking about a detox program? It seems that everyone is talking about detoxing these days, but the trick can be incorporating a program into your life without disrupting your daily routine. The good news is that there are things that you can easily incorporate into your daily… Read more »

7 Reasons to Try an Infrared Sauna Session

What can boost circulation, ease muscle tension, promote weight loss and activate the release of toxins from your system? An infrared sauna session. What’s even better: You get to relax while the sauna does all the work! Detoxification is a big theme for us right now—the spring season is a perfect time to detoxify and… Read more »

Yum: A Green Smoothie that Tastes Great

What? Yes, that’s what we’re saying. Our Green Detox Smoothie is not only really good for you, but it actually tastes…great. Smoothies play a key role in the Being Energy Detox Program diet plan, for those who do well with raw vegetables. For good reason: They are packed with nutrition, easy to digest, quick to… Read more »

The One Label That Can Tell You What You Need to Know

It’s being fought tooth and nail, but the US Food and Drug Administration is considering adding one line to labels on packaged foods telling you how many teaspoons of sugar have been added to the product. It’s something you’d like to know, right? So why are food manufacturers lobbying so hard against it? It looks… Read more »

How to Train Your Mind and Flourish

3 Ways to Detox This Spring Whether you’re conscious of it or not, your thoughts can either block or accelerate your energy. Get the tools to make way for more joy and abundance in your life. It seems like everywhere we turn lately, someone is talking about a detox program—juice programs, retreats, and all variety… Read more »

Living with Vitality 24/7

What does it mean to have vitality 24/7? What does that look like? What picture comes to mind? Everything we do with Being Energy is aimed at feeling fully alive and expressing your greatest potential in life. The question is: What does this look like? Well, it’s different for every person, but at the center… Read more »

When the Facts Aren’t the Facts: Depression, Drugs and Exercise

When it comes to facts, we don’t always get the real story. In fact, recent findings show that what we’ve been led to believe about antidepressants was cleverly skewed to favor drug companies. Surprising? For us, not so much. Drugs, while they can be of great benefit and are sometimes necessary, are also extreme. Rarely… Read more »

Harness Your Sexual Energy

Does engaging in sexual activity energize or deplete you? Becoming aware of how your energy level rises or falls in relation to sex can help you increase your vitality bank account. Outside of cultural or moral ideas of sex, there is the reality of how it is in your body, for you uniquely and individually.… Read more »

Boost Your Immunity in ONE Simple Step!

Imagery for Immunity Research shows that our thoughts and feelings impact our physicality, from increased cortisol levels when we’re stressed to lowered immunity if we’re feeling depressed. Most of the time, we don’t consciously direct our thoughts for the benefit of our health, but we do have the power to do just that. Visualization is… Read more »

What Is Your Perfect Weight?

Your perfect weight is an individual expression of being in harmony with your soul. Ideals of beauty change through time and among cultures, but what is best for each of us is a unique matter. While obesity is a serious health issue that is tied to various diseases, the idea of optimal body weight can… Read more »

New Paradigms and Timeless Wisdom

Food: New Paradigms and Timeless Wisdom We all know that diet plays an important part in our health and wellbeing. But how what we eat affects our biology isn’t so clear, as evidenced by the diverse and often opposing diets promoted by trustworthy physicians. Should you eat for your blood type? Follow the Paleo Diet,… Read more »

Realize your New Year’s Resolutions in 2015

Most of us start each year with one or more resolutions that we hope to accomplish. Maybe you want to shed extra pounds gained over the holidays, or to get to the gym more regularly. But by the time March rolls around, these resolutions can seem like a distant memory. What happens? Usually, other things… Read more »

The Key to Feeling More Energy? A Healthy Thyroid Gland!

Movement is the key to energy. It really is true! Of all the things we can do to stay energized and healthy, keeping our bodies moving is right there at the top—even, and maybe especially, when we feel sluggish. There are many reasons why we might not feel like being active, but a major one… Read more »

Finding your Ideal Body Weight

Dear Being Energy Community: We are launching a new series of Being Energy weekly newsletters. We look forward to sharing practical ideas, experiences, relevant research, and guidance for creating and maintaining a vital, healthy and strong body-mind. We intend to focus on four areas, one each week: 1) Nutrition and Food, 2) The Wisdom that… Read more »

Being Energy at the Benjamin Center, Los Angeles, CA Presentation by Dr. Miles Reid

We are excited about our recent Being Energy presentation to the Cancer Support Community at the Benjamin Center in West Los Angeles, CA. The audience of cancer patients, their relatives and educators, enthusiastically received the three-part series. We introduced the basic concepts and philosophy of Being Energy to first-time listeners, and shared an introductory set… Read more »

Can Movement Define Emotion?

This fascinating study looked at how posture and movement can effect one’s emotional state. The study measured the effects of movement, motor imagery and observation of whole-body expression (body language) of emotions—happiness, fear, sadness—on the affective state. The findings show that the deliberate control of motor behavior can regulate feelings. These findings highlight a key element… Read more »

Get Stronger from the Inside Out

Being Energy’s Nutrition + Health class series is chockfull of practical information you can use to feel your best every day. These online classes are one of the best gifts you can give to yourself and your family. Our class on September 7th focused on maintaining healthy bones, muscles, tendons and joints. Here are some of… Read more »

The Wisdom of the Shamans of Ancient Mexico Applied to Modern Health

By Aerin Alexander The Wisdom of the Shamans of Ancient Mexico Applied to Modern Health: Freedom of Perception Published in Yoga magazine, November 2011, in Buenos Aires, Argentina Back in the sixties, don Juan Matus described to Carlos Castaneda. the “conditioning of modern man”. He told him to be aware of how we are constrained by social… Read more »

Dr. Miles Reid on the Body as a Perceiver

Dr. Miles Reid on Nutrition

Dr. Miles Reid on Living a Path with Heart

The idea of living a Path with Heart is at the root of Being Energy. Our daily choices, feelings and thoughts determine the paths we walk, and this journey of being alive is enriched when we choose a Path with Heart. The heart is much more than we imagine. It is a center of perception… Read more »

Dr. Miles Reid on Freedom of Perception

Dr. Miles Reid on Death as an Advisor