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  • Hi Kim, I want to thank you again for an amazing weekend!  I learned so much & really appreciate your straight forward teaching style. --Gwen K. Post Grad participant 2020-2021

  • My experience working with yourself, Dr Joe and the school has been absolutely wonderful! I was apprehensive and nervous having an appointment over a computer but with in minutes I was comfortable.  Dr Joe is very good, I felt his concern and compassion even on a monitor! Big thank you...
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  • "The more you learn in homeopathy, the more you discover there is to learn. I was approaching the end of my final year of homeopathic education, and as much as I had learned, I was eager to maintain my momentum, extend my learning and application of this powerful medicine, and...
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  • It's a privilege to be part of CCHM and study the amazing program you offer. I have received a great benefit from my studies, from the comfort of my own home, at my own pace. I have nothing but great things to say about your school and all your staff.

  • Thank you so much!  I just returned from Hawaii and can’t wait to get started. I asked Kim Elia to lecture for the organization that I am president of, (The International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists).  He knocked it out of the park!  Totally Awesome!  Several of my Canadian pharmacist...
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  • I wanted to pass along some feedback from the weekend courses. Monica is wonderful, her presentation helped everyone in the class and her way of narrowing down the case symptoms was very helpful. Joe on Sunday introduced us to a way of studying the remedies that worked for me very...
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  • Hello, I wanted to say how much I loved Joan Weirs class. After spending the day with her my perspective was changed for the better. We need more Joan Weir through out our 3 year course, especially when trying to keep yourself together during 2nd and 3rd year. Also, today's...
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  • This is my testimony about the live classes at CCHM. Date: 8-15-19 My first experience with homeopathy was the immediate eradication of mastitis. Then I took our 5 kids. I felt called to homeopathy to share healing that I had experienced and tell my fellow man, woman and child about...
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  • “The post grad course has been a tremendous experience for me which nourished and enriched what I learnt during my homeopathic training. It is a well-structured and thorough program with great lecturers who were delightful. I also must say that keeping in touch with my former classmates and listening to...
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  • "I sooo enjoyed Kim's class. He took a dry insipid subject and made it very very interesting. He is a wonderful teacher. I enjoyed it a lot and I will have to review it a few times to catch all the little pearls he shared. Thank you again for the wonderful class. Sincerely, Cristina."

The Attitude of Gratitude and Homeopathy

One of our 3rd year students was published in the Students Corner of "The Canadian Homeopath" February 2013 issue. Today's blog is a copy of that article contributed by Jennifer Metzger BAA.

"Everyone knows that if we can acheive an attitude of gratitude it can be life changing. Expressing gratitude is really an art of noticing and appreciating what is valuable and meaningful to oneself; a general state of thankfullness and/or appreciation. However, developing a mindset of gratitude is a cultivated behaviour.

Homeopathy is full of gratitude form the patients being grateful that someone can help them, to practitioners being full of gratitude. One of the things I have come to realize while attending CCHM is that homeopathy is a healing journey and with that naturally comes gratitude. Homeopathic treatments allow for opportunities to see life's difficulties in a new light and experience them in different ways. One can become quite skilled at seeing opportunities in challenging circumstances and being grateful for, yet another, learning experience.

From what I have experienced and seen, our patients can experience and/or find their gratitude when they see the practitioner practising gratitude.

As a wife, mother, reflexologist, and student, sometimes life can get routine or carried away and I often find myself refocusing to find that "atitude of gratitude". Although being in school and practising homeopathy has allowed me to find new blessings of gratitude on a daily basis, sometimes it will happen and I will recognize it and other times I need to refocus to find it. Below I'm shairng a few ways that I find help me to refocus on gratitude:

  • Every day list 10 things around you that you are grateful for. It might seem daunting but it really isn't. By doing this you are making gratitude intentional and routine.
  • In our house we have a gratitude jar. It is an antique candy jar but a plain jar would work just as well. We will write on little slips of paper something that we are grateful for as it happens to us and date it, fold it and put it in the jar. On the following New Years Eve we read the jar as a reminder of how some of the small fantastic things have impacted us and the larger things!
  • Saying "Thank you". Just take time to thank someone every day, anything from a card to an email or a hand on the shoulder will do.

This gratitude stuff doesn't have to take long and it can be as simple as saying "thank you" and sincerely meaning it. And the great thing is, gratitude is not limited. It can be accessed by anyone, anywhere, anytime and it just takes a moment."

With gratitude to Jennifer for her contribution!

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