My name is Holly Reese, MS, LAc, author of Rising from the Abyss. I’m so happy to have you as a visitor to my new book website. This project is very special to me, and I hope to share some of that excitement with you here.

As Founder of the Inspire Wellness Center, I regularly blog about the holistic healing alternatives detailed in my book at the Inspire Wellness Center website . Whether you’re seeking advice on preventative food healing choices or you’re suffering from pain related to your chronic illness and need emotional support, my blog is for you.

I hope you will check out my blog on the Inspire Wellness Center website and find your way back to health and wellness. My blog is a great place for you to get to know me, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you, too. What did you think of Rising from the Abyss? What questions do you have for me? How do you relate to my book?  Visit my blog and let me know!

The Health Benefits of Kombucha

  Kombucha is a lightly effervescent fermented drink of sweetened black and/or green tea that is produced by using a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY). The tea is loaded with organic acids, active enzymes, amino acids and polyphenol anti-oxidants. Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese, kombucha is a beverage with … Continued

Ginger – Treatment for Breast Cancer

Ginger is an herb that is widely used as a spice and medicine. Indigenous to southern China, ginger eventually spread to the Spice Islands, other parts of Asia and subsequently to West Africa and the Caribbean. According to the National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ginger is widely used … Continued

GMO’s May Cause Cancer

genetically modified organisms

  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are “organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in such a way that it does not occur naturally.” Here’s something you should know. Approximately 80% of the processed food items in US supermarkets contain genetically modified ingredients. So you probably … Continued

Health benefits of Goji berries

  The goji berry, also called the wolfberry, is a bright orange-red berry that comes from a shrub that’s native to China. These berries have a natural tinge of sweetness with a very slight herb-like aftertaste, and are normally found in dried packages or sold by weight at bulk food stores and specialty food stores. … Continued

Treating Menopause with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

Chinese Herbs

Menopause… This is the natural change in a woman that usually occurs during her late 40s or early 50s, and this signifies the cessation of a woman’s reproductive ability. Aside from that, menopause comes hand in hand with various complications and unpleasant symptoms for a woman. Women going through menopause would complain about changes in … Continued

Acupuncture Against Inflammation

Acupuncture comes from the Latin words acus and punctura, meaning ‘needle’ and ‘to puncture’.  This refers to the “stimulation of specific points along the skin of the body using thin needles.” Traditionally, acupuncture involves needle insertion, moxibustion (the traditional Chinese medicine therapy using moxa made from dried mugwort, Artemisia argyi), and cupping therapy (a form … Continued

6 Natural Antiviral Remedies

Viruses are microscopic germs that invade the cells of our body and cause illness. These malicious particles are different from bacteria. Many find viruses more dangerous because they cannot be vanquished by antibiotics. To aggravate the matter, there are thousands of viruses that cause a wide range of diseases in humans. The influenza virus, for … Continued

Pesticides Increase the Risk for Autoimmune Disorder

The body is inherently prepared for any disease and infection. This is due to our body’s immune system, which attacks anything labeled “non-self” that enters the body. However, there are rare cases when the body’s immune system fails to recognize healthy, “self” cells and targets these by mistake. The umbrella term for these diseases is … Continued