A smile can alleviate pain, difficulty and discomfort, and may also have the power to heal not only the body, but a dejected mind or a heavy heart. A genuine smile has positive effects, bathing both the giver and the receiver in a metaphysical sensation that is comforting and soothing. Smiling is a gesture that no-one shuns. It elevates our energy levels, eases tension and creates a friendly atmosphere, conducive to dialogue between strangers. Even a forced smile generates positive vibrations - a fact often observed in business surroundings.
City life has its drawbacks on our health and wellbeing. We understand the importance of a healthy diet but in a time-poor environment it's tough to maintain and many dietary supplements tend to be inconvenient.
London luxury tea brand BLOOM has launched a 100% all natural collection of 5 delicious Tea TreatmentsTM that work together throughout your day to support your body's changing needs in 5 easy to follow steps.
Whether you are staying to enjoy the beautiful British Summer or heading off for tropical shores, this is the time of year to enjoy the warmth, light, and make the most of the great outdoors. With abundance of fresh fruit it makes for a nutritious season as well.
Make sure you prepare yourself so you can maximise your enjoyment. Take time to find a good sun protection cream - and if you are in an area that is affected - get a good insect repellent too.
Many people have not heard of trigger points, or have heard of them but don't know what they are. It is very common for people to develop some trigger point activity through occupational or recreational activities. The key thing about them is that they refer pain. This means a sore spot in one place, causes pain in another place.
Headaches are often trigger point related, they can cause dull tingling pain in the limbs, and the referral pattern for a trigger point deep in the buttock refers down the back of the leg and can be confused with sciatica.
When my friend Sven first talked to me about Energetix magnetic jewellery I thought he had gone mad, and I told him so. But instead of being offended, he sent me a magnetic heart. I placed it on my lower back where I have suffered pain for 25 years, and 3 hours later, my back pain had gone! I then started wearing a magnetic bracelet, and after about six weeks I noticed I had more energy and small cuts and bruises were healing much faster.
The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, Oxford University Press, defines the word meditation as the practice of thinking deeply in silence , especially for religious reasons or in order to make one's mind calm. The concentration of mind and the resulting peace of mind are implied in the definition. There are no two opinions that peace of mind is what everyone is looking for. But how to have this through meditation, is the million-dollar question.
Two well-known methods of meditation in practice world over are explained here in brief. ( 1 ) Vipasana :-
Early in the coaching process we take a good look at a client's current life situation. Together we gain insights into their truest feelings (not the roles that veneer the feelings). We then go on to reveal the behaviours and choices that they are making to hold themselves in their life situation. We often discover that a client has an active "victim" personality. This personality doesn't do any favours and deserves special attention.