Links and Resources

These Links and Resources are opportunities for learning and growth.  Check them out!

I am pleased to offer you these links and resources which provide different perspectives on the concept of holistic medicine. I am reminded of the Native American concept of “medicine” which refers at the very least to our being in right relationship with the earth and with each other. Natural wellness must be connected to healthy families, and a sense of living on the earth as a part of the great web of all life. I think you will get a feel for some of these different perspectives in the resources here, with information on topics from medicinal herbs to energy healing.

Learn about Choosing Natural Health and exploring the world of alternative healthstyles, including living green and organic gardening, at 

More on the simple life and organic farming at Blackberry Blossom Farm and Campground, an inspiring story about a real family and their choices. See 

Home saunas are an asset to anyone committed to a holistic approach to health. Whether you want to know how to look younger or would like a whole body detox – this site about the health and beauty benefits of home saunas will have something for you. 

Ayurveda is the “science of life”, developed in India over the last 5000 years by ayurvedic practitioners, seers and natural scientist. The principles mandate a preventative approach to health through the use of integrative medicine and lifestyle. Mental and physical health are irrevocably intertwined and balance between them must be achieved to have harmony in health. To learn more about Ayurveda, 

This website offers information about classical homeopathy, desert flower essences, the healing process, well-being, and the practice of Pam Pappas, M.D. in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Pappas is a psychiatrist who continued training in homeopathy, graduating from the American Medical College of Homeopathy in Phoenix. Dr. Pappas now serves on its clinical faculty and is licensed in both conventional and homeopathic medicine in Arizona. She is board certified in Holistic Medicine, and is also a graduate of Dr. Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona. 

My teacher, Dr. Roger Jahnke, is the CEO of Health Action, the founder and director of the Healer Within Community, and one of the most inspiring mentors I have ever known. Learn about the Healer Within : the book, Qigong exercises, workshops for health empowerment, special events, and more. 

More web resources coming soon! Check back often.

Robert Pendergrast, MD


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