. TOUCH -Being touched in a loving and kind way makes us FEEL loved and gives feedback to the brain about that touch and in turn the brain can initiate relaxation and in turn healing. Baby massages are one of theeeee best things you can do for your little loved ones. I did it for my daughter and/ or foot massages and she still goes to sleep over them even now, 16 years later....:-)
2. CIRCULATION- increased circulation to the areas of tension that are being worked on in a massage helps the body to break down toxins and to repair and heal those areas.
9 powerful methods to deal with perceived stress:
When you feel the symptoms of perceived stress- such as palpitations, an irritable bowel, insomnia, headaches, or loss of appetite- do something positive. You could useholistic massages
on a more frequent basis and also consider the following measures:
- Establish some healthy boundaries and learn to say" No' when you are taking on too many things to do any one good enough.
- If you work at a desk or have a sedentary lifestyle, getup and take some
Five little known ways to have fantastic energy!
- Drink a big glass of water before you get out of bed. This helps to bring hydration into your body and in particular into the large intestines which have their peak performance time between 5am and 7am (according to Traditional Chinese Medicine/ 5 Element Theory/ Acupuncture). If your body is hydrated the colon does not have to absorb water from the bowel and therefore one can pass and get rid of any waste easier and smoother :-). This creates space (literally and metaphorically)for the NEW day!
Surrender...Not just bending my bones…
As I walk into the warm yoga room at east west yoga in Newmarket I am glad to be
here. Why you might ask? You are going to be tortured and be incredibly
hot…yap! I look at it this way: Every morning again this is my chance to clear
my mind, to clear my body from any blockages accumulated by thought processes,
self talk, experiences, triggered memories, emotions…Being a Kinesiologist I
know how certain emotions can weaken a muscle or a muscle group and meridians
ultimately the immune system and organs.