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A Taste Of Our Sensitivity: Binge Eating In HSPs

Linda and I had just passed the 3-mile mark of our marathon training run, when she commented on how tired she felt; “My legs are like lead today, probably has something to do with all the ice cream I ate last night.” I smiled at her comment. Ironically, having also eaten my fair share of…

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Your Breathing Matters

Do breathing techniques matter? Isn’t it simply a matter of breathing in and out somehow? It’s actually a little more complicated than that. Breathing can have an extremely beneficial effect on us or create damage in our organs and tissues as well as create disease. Breathing is major. How Breathing Makes A Difference Breathing matters because it affects…

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2 Herbs For Great Skin

Would you like to have great skin? Do you invest in your skin care and still feel dissatisfied with how your skin looks? Many people waste a lot of money on their skin to look and feel better.  They do not understand their skin problems and reach for magic bullet solutions, sometimes making the problem…

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How To Take Charge Of Your Health: 10 Health Factors From Ayurveda

Ayurvedic practices are a comprehensive system of health techniques and information which asserts that we need to take into account 10 key health factors in order to enjoy good health.  These factors are foundational understandings about how we create health. Too often in Western society, we have a restricted and limited view of the factors that…

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Why HSPs Need Oil Massage

Highly sensitive people can benefit from one of the best health practices in Ayurveda: oil massage called abhyanga. Abhyanga is the practice of pouring herbal oil on the body and massaging the  oil into the body to help restore and maintain balance. Abhyanga is a daily massage practice for promoting general health or it can…

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How Natural Time Affects Health

One of the most important factors in health is time but perhaps not in the way you may think. In Western society, we think of one minute as the same as the next, and although we recognize the changes of season, we are often insulated from them, in our homes, offices and cars. Time is…

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Have You Tried Ecstatic Dance?

  “In many shamanic societies, if you came to a shaman or medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited or depressed, they would ask you on of four questions: When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop finding comfort in the…

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Turmeric: 18 Ways To Good Health

It is amazing how great health can be as close as our kitchen spice rack. For thousands of years, food and herbs have been used for their healing properties. Some herbs are almost worshiped for their healing gifts.  Turmeric is one such herb. Some herbs are valued solely for their medicinal properties. Neem would be…

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Why Food Is Medicine: The Secret Of The Six Tastes Of Ayurveda

Have you ever questioned your relationship with food? Do you ever wonder why we humans seem to be so unhealthy? Most people eat to avoid hunger, because the food tastes good, for social reasons or to deal with difficult feelings. The most important function of foods, however, is the one we have lost touch with.…

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