LINCOLN, UK Search Results: “alternative medicine”

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My Life with Herbs


Hannah Sylvester, one of the 40 medical qualified herbalists in the country, tells us all about her life with herbs in a nourishing and organic presentation. She reflects on the importance of listening and observing nature to flourish with it. After all there's no better design than nature itself.

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food." ― Hippocrates


SITEWIDE Search Results: “alternative medicine”

Kris Samraj
in Medicine Hat, AB
Dan Meller
in Medicine Hat


Medicine Hat @ Medalta Potteries
Jul 16, 2014


Medicine Hat @ Medalta Yuill Family Gallery
Nov 07, 2014


Medicine Hat @ Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Feb 20, 2015


Medicine Hat @ Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Nov 27, 2015


Medicine Hat @ Veiner Center
Sep 29, 2018


Orlando @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 29, 2019


Medicine Hat @ Medalta Potteries
Apr 27, 2019


Medicine Hat @ Outdoor Market Area Pioneer Village, Medicine Hat Stampede Grounds
Jun 08, 2019


Medicine Hat @ Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Sep 28, 2019

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Medicine Hat @ Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

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@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2013

Ismakogie is a theory of movement and posture meant to aid one's outward appearance and intended for everyday practice. Anita Nussbaumer is a professional Ismakogie practicioner and explains the mental and physiological benefits of this alternative means of therapy. (in German)

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Topical Steroid Withdrawal

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 01, 2014

It is likely that 1 in every 3 people knows someone with skin problems. Rashes, eczema, dermatitis, infections - these are often treated by topical steroids (TS). However, steroids go by different names and prolonged use can cause addiction, whereby the skin is unable to be problem-free for long. This dependence on TS causes the breaks between skin problems to become shorter, affecting the sufferer's quality of life, mental and emotional health. But weaning off the steroids can be a long and difficult journey with severe withdrawal symptoms on the skin. Can you survive such an episode? Florina Tan who developed TS addiction after continued use over 30 years, did and encourages others to have the courage to do the same.

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Why Medicine Hat?

@ VOL 5 ON NOV 07, 2014

Jason Openo shares the journey that brought him to Medicine Hat, AB.

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Ancient Healing Power of Our Plants

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Dr. Nozipo Maraire sheds like to how natural remedies have been used to cure ailments even in this modern society of medicine

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Mind the Gap

@ VOL 16 ON DEC 04, 2015

Lisa Nolen shares anecdotes from her life and how she manages anxiety. Nolen moved to Sioux Falls 10 years ago as a stepping stone on a journey. She unexpectedly found the love of her life here, by way of a meddling sister and a shared love of ice cream and WWE wrestling. Together, Chad and Lisa love taking walks with their two young children, laughing uncontrollably at their own jokes, and serving others through their business development company, Serve Collective.
Growing up, her mom often said Lisa marched to the beat of a different drum. After years of growing up trying to fit in, she’s loving this part of the journey finding her own beat.

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So, What's the Big Mystery

@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Rajie Kabli is a well travelled journalist and creative video producer, who currently heads the video news department at Collective Evolution Media. 

She brings us her experience with mental self-healing through the use of alternative plant medicine.

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@ VOL 2 ON MAY 11, 2017

Cindy Roberts and Laurie A. Malone tell us about the fascinating world of dogs, their scenses, and how they've been training them to smell cancer in humans!

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Home is Where The Healing Is

@ VOL 2 ON JUL 19, 2017

Velvet Phillips describes her journey of self-discovery and the circumstances that lead her to the healing arts. As a native of the Flathead Valley, she has learned to embrace and share the magic of her surroundings. 

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¿Por qué aquí?

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 12, 2017

La estudiante de medicina venezolana, Federica Dávila, nos comparte su experiencia en la orgnización Primeros Auxilios UCV, también conocido como los Cascos Verdes. Federica, directora de esta organización, nos cuenta por qué Venezuela es el lugar donde quiere quedarse.

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Poster for PKN Chennai Vol. 4

The next PechaKucha Night in Chennai (Vol. 4) is set for later this month (February 26), and will take place at the Madras Center. Presenters are not yet listed on the event page (check back later), but organizer Jim Nagae tells us that the evening will include graphic designers, photographers, poets, someone from the theater, and a doctor of preventive medicine who will be talking about his food blog. The poster is by Joint Family Design, who will be presenting at the event.

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Comparing the US to the UK and Projects for Alternative Living

For this presentation (from PKN Pittsfield Vol. 1), let David Hyde take you on a tongue-in-cheek comparative tour of the US and the UK -- expect stereotypes galore, and a good laugh. Redesigna is a collaboration of different projects in Augsburg -- each of these projects focuses on alternative living. This presentation (in German, from PKN Augsburg Vol. 1) shows a variety of recycled and upcycled projects created by Doris Leitner.

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PKN Posters: Badajoz Vol. 1

The Spanish border town of Badajoz will be kicking off 2013 right with their inaugural PechaKucha Night, on January the 18th. The presentation topics range from veterinary medicine to photography, from performance to marketing, and beyond.  As is common with a PechaKucha night on the horizon, the organizers of PKN Badajoz have sent us this here poster for their evening, and we've added it to our Tumblr blog. 


New candidates education: alternative way

Educational system is not effective to train professional IT specialists, companies are constantly hacking workers, candidates are looking for a job, nobody is satisfied. Sergey Shegeda, founder of LevelUp learning center, thinks that his learning center can solve this situation by educating candidates according to the companies' requests. 


Cape Town City Hall here we come!...

We've got a doozy of a lineup in store for what will be the biggest PechaKucha Cape Town event of the year (well, ever!) Expect some amazing presentations on life in Zim, the mysteries of booze, the power of cake and much more... Free entrance and parking available on the Grand Parade. Your Tuesday night....sorted!

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Thirtieth PechaKucha Miami Draws 300 Fans

World Red Eye covers PechaKucha Miami City of the Future. Miami, FL – February 20, 2015 – Innovation & Engineering Weekend at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science continued with a fascinating City of the Future PechaKucha Night 20×20 presentation, a speaker format in which 20 images are shown, each for 20 seconds. Local young professionals and key tastemakers were invited by the Frost Science Young Patrons to enjoy an evening of fun in an intellectual atmosphere. The night begun with a welcome from Gillian Thomas, CEO and President of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, followed by the PechaKucha presenters which included Camille Coley, J.D., Associate Vice President for Research and Interim Director of Sponsored Research for Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center; Meg Daly, Founder and President of The Underline; Stephen Davis III, Ph.D., Wetland Ecologist for the Everglades Foundation; Trevor Powers, Vice President of Engineering & Facilities of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science; and David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture at Florida International University. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed libations courtesy of Tito’s Vodka, Mandarine Napoléon, ZIOBAFFA, Lucky Buddha and Lemon City Tea, music by Dani Nicole, and gifts from Aesop, while making their very own pottery through a special Maker’s activity. The evening concluded by the “raku” kiln fire while the pottery was cured for guests to take home.

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An Affordable Alternative to Retail Chain Art

“We live in a global village but it turns out that all houses in the global village look the same, and I was kind of bothered with that.” In An Affordable Alternative to Retail Chain Art from PechaKucha Night Maastricht’s 27th volume, presenter Tom Luyten discusses one of his biggest issues when it comes to home decoration. Bothered by the fact that we live in a world full of living rooms with the same picture hanging above the couch, he created an alternative. Watch as Tom tells us how to create art that is both unique and affordable, without settling for lesser quality and still provide the artist with a sufficient compensation.

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PechaKucha People: Daryl Mitchell

This week's PechaKucha Person is an Okinawan hometown hero Daryl Mitchell! Not only is he a local musician, events producer, creative director of Cotonoha - the alternative space for performing and visual artists, he's also our All-Star PechaKucha City Organizer in the city of Ginowan!

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YK Food Matters: A Recap

Another season, another PechaKucha, this one about food. It was appropriate that this event fell during autumn, a time of harvesting and preparing food for the long winter. YK Food Matters was a collaboration between the Yellowknife Farmers Market, the NWT Recreation and Parks Association, and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. We received support from the GNWT Department of Industry, Tourism, and Investment. The title of the evening’s event, YK Food Matters, was meant to highlight the biological, social, and cultural import of food. Food matters to our health and wellbeing, as individuals and as a community. The title was also a reminder of the environmental, cultural, economic, political, and social aspects of how we gather, produce, process, distribute, consume, and dispose of food, or “food matters.” We used the idea of the food system to organize the evening’s presentations. A food system is the path that food travels from the land to our plates and beyond. It includes the growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, distributing, marketing, consuming, and disposing of food. It also includes the inputs and outputs of each step, including labour, equipment, fuel, and waste. The graphic below is one way to represent a food system. [Graphic Credit: Nourish (] Food systems, as this image illustrates, are multi-faceted and complex. There is no way we could cover every part of the food system in one night. Rather YK Food Matters was intended as a sampling of different components of the food system, a tapas PechaKucha, so to speak. Shortly after 7, Master of Ceremonies Mark Hyeck introduced the first speaker, Tracey Williams, and we were off! In her presentation entitled “Food Charter and Food Security, Making the Connections,” Tracey introduced the audience to the Yellowknife Food Charter. A food charter is a document developed by community members and endorsed by decision makers that articulates a local vision for a just and sustainable food system. In explaining the origins of Yellowknife’s food charter, Tracey also fleshed out the idea of a food system and food security. In “Decolonizing Consumption,” Peyton Straker described her apprenticeship as a hunter and the lessons she learned as she butchered and shared the meat. She also talked about the different ways in which she uses the animals and plants she harvests: dry fish, moose hides, muskox jewellry, and spruce gum salve, to name just a few. Peyton’s presentation shed light on the harvesting of animals, plants, and medicines as acts of food security and decolonization. If you were at the final Farmers Market in September, you may have picked up some swiss chard or potatoes from the Northern Farm Training Institute’s stall. Based in Hay River, NFTI supports the creation of local agricultural experts through in-depth hands-on learning experiences in “living classrooms.” This evening’s presentation about NFTI was to be delivered by organization president, Jackie Milne. Unfortunately, Jackie was unable to attend. France Benoit kindly stepped in to take her place. Entitled “Restoring Vitality Through Restoration Agriculture,” the NFTI presentation explored how growing plants and raising animals in a good way, or restorative agriculture, can heal people, communities, and the land. Restorative agriculture “produces food that comes from a healthy, diverse, abundant ecosystem.” It is a realistic alternative to the industrial food system that supports food sovereignty and security in the North. The fourth speaker, Maxime Carpentier,was recently hired as the Food Service Manager at Avens. Maxime believes strongly in the importance of good quality food and his commitment is changing how residents at Avens eat. Maxime shared how he is making it a priority to source local food from Great Slave Lake whitefish to Yellowknife-grown tomatos to barrenland caribou. He is also experimenting with different preparations, such as smoking, and new recipes, to ensure that elders receive the food they know and love. Maxime’s presentation, “Little Changes, Better Quality!,” revealed how individuals and organizations can make sourcing decisions, which support local producers and are economically sound, not to mention delicious! The evening continued on the theme of eating well with a presentation by Amy Lam, a lover of cooking and eating and a food photographer. In her presentation, “Northern Fancy Eats,” Amy described her Northern food journey from her earliest impression that Yellowknife was a food desert to her current passion for the rich and diverse food cultures of the NWT capital. Along the way, Amy participated in a NFTI course, tried her hand at growing, worked with the Farmers Market, diversified her cooking repertoire, and took some beautiful photos. Food, to this point in the evening, had been described as sustenance, political, cultural, and pleasureable. The sixth speaker, Dr. Kyla Wright, a naturopathic doctor practicing at Gaia Integrative Clinic, demonstrated how food can also be medicine.Kyla’s presentation, titled “Food as Medicine in the 21st Century,” highlighted some of the problems with the industrial food system, such as the widespread use of sugar and the enormous distances that separate field from plate. The focus, however, was on the delicious and healthy foods that are close at hand for Yellowknife residents from trout to wild rose petals to dandelion root to chaga. In 2014, Yellowknife’s Food Rescue diverted 14,000 kg of food waste, putting it in the hands and bellies of those in need. Grocery stores and mining camps donate items each day that have passed their best before date or are bruised, damaged, or broken. A team of 30-odd volunteers and a part-time paid driver then sort, process, repackage, and redistribute the food to schools and local organizations like the Centre for Northern Families and the Salvation Army. Mona Durkee’s presentation, “Food Waste: From Rejection to 'a Peeling,’” revealed how Food Rescue is transforming the local food system, one bruised banana at a time. The final speaker of the evening was Yellowknife’s Sustainability Coordinator, Chris Vaughn. Chris’ presentation, entitled “Organics Recycling in the North,” shed light on opportunities and challenges related to waste management in the Yellowknife. It also took the audience behind the scenes at the city’s compost facility. A key message from Chris’s presentation was that while waste diversion is important, waste reduction should be our primary goal. In addition to eight amazingly interesting, informative, and funny stories about food in Yellowknife, the event featured a pop-up exhibit about Yellowknife food, past and present. There were photographs from the NWT Archives depicting moose hunts, market gardens, and food waste, as well as displays on northern food models, creative canning, the Yellowknife Food Charter, and local food sourcing at Co-op. Keep an eye out for the fourth and final PechaKucha Night of 2016: #LovetheLand, which will take place on Thursday, December 8. Did you miss YK Food Matters? Don't despair. We recorded the presentations. They are available here.  


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