Back to Basics: Five Ways to Detoxify the Body

Our body is a wonderfully intelligent and complex system. As I said in a previous post, all the zillions of cells require good fuel, clean water and oxygen to work optimally and maintain homeostasis (balance).  In our fast-paced modern world, our body has to work overtime to clean itself, given what it is bombarded with…

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A List of Anti Cancer Foods to Save Your Life

Below is a list compiled by Dr William Li of The Angiogenesis Foundation, of some of the foods and other dietary sources of naturally occurring Antiangiogenic (read: Anti-Cancer growing) substances. We all know that a balanced diet is fundamental to good health, but the key here is to ADD these foods to your diet –…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help: Harmonising Attitudes

There are five Attitudes: Worry, Fear, Anger, Grief and Pretense.  Each finger corresponds to an attitude, so you can harmonise Worry by holding the Thumb, Fear by holding the Index Finger, Anger by holding the Middle Finger, Grief by Holding the Ring Finger and Pretense by holding the Little Finger. You don’t hold your thumb…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help for Anxiety

Anxiety and FEAR (False Evidence Appearing Real) are a big part of our lives. Managing our anxieties and fears goes a long way to managing stress in our lives and in our bodies. A very simple way to manage anxiety is to hold the index finger. Not only does it calm anxieties and nervousness, but…

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Self Help to Beat Fatigue and the Heat

Fatigue colours our world and affects how we feel, and Jin Shin Jyutsu is one of the most powerful ways to overcome fatigue. Time after time, I have tried and tested these holds and it is absolutely amazing how my whole world can change in 20 minutes – purely because I have been able to…

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Self help holds for Fast Stress Relief

Stress. We all have to deal with stresses every day, which impair the stability and balance of bodily functions. A little stress is good (gives us a little kick to get us going) but a lot of stress, or even worse, long term stress can cause tension on all levels: the physical, mental and emotional.…

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What are your stress symptoms?

Stress is probably the largest reason for dis-ease and pain, and this is why it’s so important to have tools at hand (excuse the pun) to deal with every day stresses so that they don’t become every day stucknesses. We all have different stress symptoms – some of us get headaches and or fatigue, and…

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