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Are you as Relaxed as you Should Be?

Jan 12th, 2013 Posted in A Spiritual Path, Stress and Psychological Trauma, Yoga and other Alternative Modalities | no comment »
In your mind's eye, try to find a good path toward wellness.

In your mind’s eye, try to find a good path toward wellness.

 

 

 

To find out if you are as relaxed as you should be, here are a few questions to ask yourself.
Here are some physical challenges from Mariane Kohler in her book: The Secrets of Relaxation.  Learning how to relax and be at peace with yourself can be a great wellness goal which includes changing your attitude to a more positive focus toward life.

 

 

 

Is Yoga For You?

Jan 11th, 2013 Posted in A Spiritual Path, Aging and Health, Stress and Psychological Trauma, Yoga and other Alternative Modalities | no comment »
Your bridge toward a better life using yoga asanas

Your bridge toward a better life using yoga asanas

 

 

 

Hatha Yoga is a form of yoga that is the art of good health and long life. Mariane Kohler wrote a book called: The Secrets of Relaxation where she speaks on how yoga can help you with stress in your life.

Hatha yoga is concerned with the body and the breath. It can be of great use if you suffer from fatigue, need to manage your nerves, are hypersensitive and super-emotional, if you sleep badly or if you are looking your age!

Making Changes around the Holidays

Nov 22nd, 2012 Posted in Accepting Change, Mental Wellness, Preventing Diseases, Stress and Psychological Trauma | no comment »

Do not just be a mere shadow of yourself. Grow and find out what you really want in life, and then go out and get it.

The holidays are a good time for making changes in life’s course

Many of us have problems with our mood around the holidays.

Holidays seem to bring up strong feelings, especially as they relate to losses, bad relationships or  just bad things that happen to us!

Jay Cleve in his book: Out of the Blues has strategies that help to get us through those down times.

Learning about Stress Can help you to De-Stress

Nov 16th, 2012 Posted in Body-Mind Medicine, Stress and Psychological Trauma | no comment »

De-Stress Your Life by eating healthier foods. Apples are the perfect food. Food is medicine.

 

 

Did you know that there is a stress triangle that keeps you stressed out in times of depression, anxiety and anger?

It is your head, neck and shoulders.

Did you ever wonder why you rub your neck when someone is telling you something bad?

That is your body getting ready to begin its tension. And when your neck goes, so does the rest of the triangle: shoulders and head. You may even begin to get a headache.

Enhancing your Memory: Through Good Food and Acupressure

Nov 9th, 2012 Posted in Healthy Foods, Mental Wellness, Stress and Psychological Trauma | no comment »

The stages of a painting grow with successes and failures

Believe it or not, you can enhance your memory with a good diet; making the needed changes can also make you more alert and energized.

Stress

When you are under a lot of stress your gastrointestional system can become weakened, making thinking about anything more difficult. You may find it very hard to concentrate with stressful times in your life.

The Stress Triangle

Chronic stress in the head, neck and shoulders  can cause chronic fatigue and lead toward memory problems due to  the tension inhibiting circulation to the brain.

What kind of diet improves your memory?