You are probably familiar with the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Apples can help regulate blood sugar levels and contain an excellent source of fiber that will keep you feeling fuller longer. A recent study done by scientists at Washington State University has concluded that ... Views: 3
I really wanted to write this post to share with you that I am thrilled to now be a Belvaspata Level 1&2 practitioner!
After years of looking for a healing modality that would resonate deeply with what I knew was TRUE (specially after reading ACIM), the Force of Life landed me exactly where I ... Views: 6
How you eat your food is as important as what you eat. So, keep these pointers in mind every time you sit down to eat.
Our eating habits often have little to do with the biological need for food. We get into certain food routines for all kinds of reason, such as convenience and comfort. Let ... Views: 12
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A food allergy is an opposing immune response to a food protein. This exaggerated immune reaction is usually triggered by some specific food, e.g. peanuts, milk and eggs. The food allergies happen to be more common in the children under 18 years of age. And the most worrying part is that the ... Views: 14
This month I start a series of articles on the practice of Breathwork, beginning with the two basic aspects of the practice: Breath Awareness and Conscious Breathing. You can think of these as yin and yang aspects, active and passive practices.
Breath Awareness means simply observing the ... Views: 8
•Tea traditions among the English began around the tail end of the 17th century. The tea trade to England began with Queen Elizabeth permitting trade with the British East India Company in 1600; however, this action was halted due to political issues and did not officially begin until 1670. ... Views: 8
Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory consists of five interdependent levels that one strives to meet in a life cycle. Some cultures may place more or less emphasis on the importance of each level, but each has great applicability to achieving a meaningful life for all people. The hierarchy is ... Views: 18
The Goal Setting Theory is perhaps one of the biggest and most instrumental motivation theories in the world of business management. Extensively researched and developed by Edwin Locke in the 1960's, the Goal Setting Theory emphasizes on the significance of setting a goal for employees, and more ... Views: 8
Did you know that loud sounds, whether brief or long lasting, can be harmful and cause hearing loss? How loud is too loud, and how can you protect yourself from noise-induced hearing loss?
How We Hear
To really see how noise-induced hearing loss happens, it's important to look at how we ... Views: 7
Are you aware that most of our "beliefs" are formed long before we have the ability to use critical thinking?
Young children are introduced to ideas and opinions long before their brains can distinguish whether those concepts are accurate, valid, credible, healthy, and so on. This is why so ... Views: 18
The ways on how to increase muscle size naturally in arms in terms of training have three major rules. First is to train as hard as you can manage. You should give all your best to have the sculpted body that you want and it will surely not be left unpaid. Another thing about the training is you ... Views: 12
Most women experience a lifetime of significant events; puberty which brings the onset of menstruation, single or multiple pregnancies, nursing of babies, and finally menopause. These events are associated with hormonal and other physical changes. In addition, there are chronic health conditions ... Views: 6
Our imaginations run wild when we listen to ghost stories . . . or watch scary movies . . .
The unknown – the invisible – gets the skin on the back of our necks prickling!
But while ghouls and goblins may make you shiver, there’s another unseen danger lurking about. And whether or not you ... Views: 17
The special group of the WHO Executive Board for the review of the Constitution proposed that the preamble be modified to read (World Health Organization (1997) Review of the Constitution... , EB 10 1/7, p.2)
"Health is a dynamic state of complete physical, mental, spiritual and social ... Views: 9
What do you do when you face a storm?
* Cancel your journey and run towards your sweet home.
* Look for a shelter/anchor around and wait for the storm to pass.
* Or run towards the storm to face it.
Well these are the 3 basic types of reactions which people do choose. (Some of you may be ... Views: 26
When you look in the mirror do you really see yourself? Is it a quick look with just a hand through the hair or a concentrated look as you apply your makeup? Are you focused on the hair while shaving or tweezing your face? Do you avoid the mirror? Do You Really See You?
I ask these ... Views: 10
My family owned shoe stores in Newark, N.J., when I was growing up. I worked in their stores from the time I was seven years old. One day, my grandfather brought me outside to teach me an important lesson.
He pointed out the competitor down the street and told me to observe what he was ... Views: 23
Fighting Back With Bulimia
Bulimia Nervosa, which is also known as Bulimia, is a very serious and life threatening eating disorder. Though this disease cannot be diagnosed on the basis of the external appearance of the person, this can come out to be one of the potentially fatal disorders, if ... Views: 15
Vaginal Yeast infections
Vaginal Yeast infections can be classified as one of the major types of Vaginitis. Vaginitis is the inflammation of the vagina of an affected person which is often characterized with the irritation in the vagina along with an itchiness that is accompanied with a ... Views: 9
The everyday grind of urban life takes its heavy toll on all. It is a universal truth that mirror never lies. This holds true for people residing in busy cities. Right from late nights in office, living it up during weekends to late night parties, every action leads in a noticeable reaction. And ... Views: 19
This is a very common question in my inbox, and it goes something like this: "I would like to drink more water. I drink soda pop, tea, and coffee, and I'm ashamed to say I put sugar in my tea and coffee. It doesn't taste the same without it. But all diets and eating regimes say to drink more ... Views: 15
There is an African-American proverb that says, “God makes three requests of His children: Do the best you can, where you are, with what you have, now.”
It’s that time of the year again, when the “Best of_____” lists begin to appear. You know these lists. They include everything from the best ... Views: 17
William was one of those kids who breezed through most of public school with his great brain. He had a few academic close calls as a college undergrad, but he always pulled it off in the end. He completed his MBA at the top of his class at an extremely competitive university. Sure, there were a ... Views: 25
My clients come to work with me for a variety of reasons. Some clients come to deal with anxiety, insecurity, or unhealthy relationships with food. The ‘presenting problem’ is often different, but the common motivator is usually the same – there is a part of their life that isn’t working and ... Views: 15
This past weekend I went to my 20th High School Reunion. It was both as amusing as it was reflective for me. It was fabulous to catch up with all of my old friends and see how great everyone is doing. I loved seeing everyone, and seeing how thank god, 20 years of maturity brings down the walls ... Views: 12
I was having lunch with a girlfriend the other day and in the middle of my sentence I couldn’t remember what I was saying. I completely blanked, and then I started laughing because I had to fess up to her that I had a complete and total brain fart.
It led to a good laugh, and an even better ... Views: 20
Stopping smoking is not normally an easy task for most of us mere mortals. And I am sure Superman does not smoke and has therefore never had the disappointment of trying then starting again. Think about it this way, though; most smokers stop every day, when they are asleep. So it is ... Views: 25
Parsley is the Rodney Dangerfield of herbs; it gets no respect. Probably not even from Rodney Dangerfield. We’re talking NO respect.
Once upon a time, most restaurants used parsley as a perky, colorful accompaniment on your plate, whatever you ordered. Most eaters ignored it, though, pretty ... Views: 14
My last article on DSM-5 looked at the loss of one important diagnosis - that of Disintegrative Disorder. And yet reviewing the situation there is another aspect of major concern. And that, as you may have guessed, concerns the sensory differences.
Why so? Let me explain.
John Langdon ... Views: 24
The fastest, easiest test of the memory that I know is the one where you have to remember three objects five minutes after you’ve been told what they are.
This is part of a standardized test of cognition (typically testing for dementia) known as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE). ... Views: 19
I think this was said to me for the first, last, and only time at the first, last and only mixer for singles I went to in Wichita, Kansas.
I don’t remember the man’s name or face, but I do remember how he responded to my answer to his inquiry about what I did for a living.
“Psychiatrist? ... Views: 19
I have seen them.
Men, who sit in my office and tell me they are addicts to internet pornography.
They describe symptoms that have long been regarded as markers of addiction.
Dependence — They start feeling poorly, maybe even depressed, if they don’t get their regular quota of ... Views: 20
Did you know that what your oral health provider sees as he peers into your mouth is often an indicator of your overall health? Good oral health is essential. It impacts the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow, and make facial expressions.
In maintaining a healthy ... Views: 13
I realize carrageenan has already been all over the news, so you'd think by now most people would have a good grasp of what it is and whether it's safe or not. Strangely, that's not the case. Most of the time when I mention the addition of carrageenan to a product, I get asked whether or not ... Views: 35
Commercials, advertisements, various models flaunting their perfectly sculpted would definitely inspire anyone to have the body that they envy of. Working out is already in trend nowadays. You can see a lot of individuals very busy performing their workout routines in gyms and that is a good ... Views: 25
Causes of Infertility in Women
Female infertility is the reason behind one third of the total infertility cases all over the world. Infertility in women could be caused due to the conditions which could be affecting the reproductive organs such as ovaries, fallopian tubes or ... Views: 14
Direct support Professional's (DSP's) have an important role in assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in becoming a part of their community. There are three areas we will explore in increasing successful community integration. Understanding the meaning of community ... Views: 39
Early in my career as a Case Manager for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, I had the privilege to play a part in turning someone's dream into a reality. The person, we will call Joe, was a huge fan of cooking shows, especially Emeril Lagasse. Each year Joe wanted to see ... Views: 32
In a world that has been consistently and admirably trying to better itself for people with disabilities, the knowledge among the general population about intellectual and developmental disabilities is still remarkably limited. For those who are relatively new to these terms, here is a quick ... Views: 30
A blessing for developmentally and intellectually disabled people in the world today is that most of the general population believe in keeping an open mind and their attitude towards disability guided by a tolerant and informed perspective. With the rise of technology, people are more aware than ... Views: 28
Have you eaten your greens today? How about your SUPER greens?
Yes, green veggies are good for you . . . but there’s a whole other class of green foods that are even better. And these greens are considered one of the superfood groups because of their incredible nutrition.
What are these ... Views: 32
If you have Candida or Chron’s, it is beneficial to your digestive track to eliminate yeast from your diet. Yeast can upset these conditions and one of the best ways to heal and support these conditions is with what you eat.
Foods allowed: Rye Vita (contains no yeast), chicken, fish, meat, ... Views: 29
When it comes to living really well, many confuse doing so with looking good, feeling good, or having the goods. This leads people to chase after such goods as fake tans, plastic surgery, feel good drugs, virtual friendships, the mansion on the hill—preferably overlooking the water, making and ... Views: 32
When it comes to living really well, many confuse doing so with looking good, feeling good, or having the goods. This leads people to chase after such goods as fake tans, plastic surgery, feel good drugs, virtual friendships, the mansion on the hill—preferably overlooking the water, making and ... Views: 19
If you have an abscess in your mouth, you are likely going to be in a lot of pain. Not only that, but an abscess is putting your overall oral health at risk, so it’s best that you do whatever it takes to ensure that it doesn’t grow into a bigger problem. That being said, not many people like ... Views: 42
Most of us describe belly fat like the tummy of a fat pig. Pictures of pigs which represent fatness can be relayed as a perfect portrayal of belly fats. It is not easy to have one and those people who have it can do lesser physical work than those who have none. Belly fats do not just affect the ... Views: 32
Hypertension which is also known as high blood pressure has been indicated with excess pressure that gets accumulated in the blood which is located in the arterial walls or veins and prior to the worsening of the condition, it is essential that such health conditions must be effectively treated. ... Views: 36
When you are out on the field scoring points for your team and everyone in the crowd is chanting your name, it is not likely that you will be thinking about how important your oral health is. However, one of the main concerns that many athletes should keep in mind is how well their dental health ... Views: 29
There are a lot of things that you can do in order to have the best oral health possible. You should be flossing, eating healthy, staying hydrated, and brushing your teeth multiple times a day. However, what may surprise you is that, even if you are brushing, that does not mean that you are ... Views: 23