Welcome to the world of meditation and guided visualisations. Simple and yet effective guided imagery that will strip away any worries or concerns of your day to day living and instead cocoon you in a peaceful, tranquil world which you can escape to at any time. Watch out for our guided-meditation series coming soon or [...]
Feeling depressed, confused, stressed or isolated? Life is complex and inevitably offers up a multitude of obstacles for you to clamber over on a regular basis. Sometimes however, you can feel swamped by difficulties and overwhelmed by your own emotions. It can be difficult to see beyond any muddled perceptions and to start taking control of your life again.
Stress and lack of sleep are the leading cause of the most serious diseases including heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Stress depletes the immune system and causes the digestive system and insulin secretion to malfunction. Thankfully there are natural ways to decrease stress levels and to prevent disease that do not involve taking prescription drugs.
If you mention peppermint, many people immediately think of candy canes or after-dinner mints. There isn’t any real peppermint oil in those, but the thought of peppermint for digestion is there. They do however contain sugar which will make some stomach problems worse.
Alternative Remedies Using Them Wisely Alternative Remedies are becoming more and more common these days and also are those who get deceived by false promises made by illegitimate Alternative Medicine Practitioners. Here are some rules for using alternative remedies wisely Discuss It with Your Physician First Most doctors are surprisingly open-minded about complementary therapies, as experts suggest. Always inform your doctor about herbs or supplements you’re taking because some may have tendency to interact with other medications.
This article briefly explores the consequences of stifling our creativity and is intended to encourage thinking about creativity in a different way. It is about appreciating that we are all creative and have imagination. Resources that I believe are often undervalued.
Many health conditions can be traced at least in part to the accumulated effect of thousands of small, everyday actions. Now, at the threshold of a new year, commit to moving in the direction of better wellness. Begin with these simple tips.
As a nation, America is getting fatter every year, with one in three people suffering from obesity. “Suffering” being the operative word. Walking around with 50 or more pounds of more weight than you should be can cause shortness of breath, a feeling of very low energy or sluggishness, unhealthy but strong food cravings, bloating, constipation, and abdominal pains. Can prebiotic supplements help with weight loss?
Crystals, gems and stones hold a fascination for many. Their natural beauty and, with many, their geometric structure speak to us at a level beyond our normal daily experience. Care for these natural resources is important if you wish to build a beneficial relationship with your collection.
Most of the time, when people talk about losing weight what they actually mean is “I want to get rid of my belly and get a flat tummy”. Yoga offers a great alternative to sit-ups and squats, despite most thinking of it as a low effort exercise. In fact, a yoga class can be exhausting and the following Yoga poses will help target that gut that refuses to go away. If you haven’t practiced Yoga before you may want to attend some lessons to be taught how to perform them for maximum benefits.
Each thought you have moves either toward or away from what you want. We all have an inner guidance system (IGS), that uses emotions to let us know when we are in or out of alignment with our true hearts desires.
In such a busy society it seems as if there is no getting ahead unless you can multi-task. However, with the many different things we need to get done on a daily basis, ways to gain energy throughout your day is something all of us need to know. This article gives some tips and explains seven different ways to gain energy.
As with any chronic condition, how well we handle the difficulties of fibromyalgia starts and ends in our minds. It’s possible to increase our feelings of wellness and decrease our suffering by shifting our mental focus. Here are some easy-to-do mental shifts that can increase well-being, in spite of having fibromyalgia.
Osteoarthritis, which is caused by the degeneration of the tough cartilage which covers the ends of the bones, is the most common of more than 100 different types of arthritis. In 2002, it was reported that some 8.5 million people in the UK suffered from this particular form of the disease, and in 2008 statistics showed that more than 6 million had osteoarthritis of one or both knees with a further 650,000 being affected in one or both hips.
Pregnancy concerns are much more common than many new expectant mothers might think but even so, it’s important to treat these concerns with real empathy so that they do not escalate out of control. For any new mother-to-be, pregnancy is a time of extreme emotional change as well as a significant physiological transformation
Cultures throughout the world find the act of lighting candles a sacred ritual. From the colorful assortment that lights up a birthday cake to the mounds of flickering yellow sticks that brightens a Buddhist temple, human beings clearly find something very special in the glow of a candle. According to ancient yoga texts, “trataka” is the practice of concentrating one’s gaze on a small, clear fixed object until the eyes tear.