Foods that harm or heal

Our bodies instantly respond to what we put in them and on them; the response can be favourable and therapeutic, or neutral with no particular benefit or harm, or a negative response such as making us feel very sleepy, causing an allergic reaction or being poisonous up to and including death. “...
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Pain

What the mind suppresses, the body expresses. Pain is not something to be managed or ignored – it is your body asking for help. Pain killers will mask the symptoms and can also cause physical damage in the body; you may want to search the internet for the effects of substances such as paracetamol ...
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Emotional baggage

What the mind suppresses, the body expresses Those past emotional pains such as abandonment, bereavement, abuse, fears, anger, resentment, accidents, traumas including medical diagnosis and surgeries, affect the body and mind. We may think that we have them blanked-out or have dealt with them but th...
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Bereavement

“It’s been 15 years since my husband passed away, but it still brings me to tears to think about him.” “I can’t talk about it, it’s too painful.” “The images in my mind about her death are too much to bear.” “Some said he was only a dog, they don’t understand how much I loved [...
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Sleep

“I just want a good night’s sleep!” It can be hard to get through life without the occasional night of disrupted sleep but if it is more than occasional, some help may be needed. This article contains some reasons why sleep is so important and some self-help ideas. If you think you...
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Anxiety

Over the past eight years, Google searches for terms related to anxiety have DOUBLED! Terms searched include: driving anxiety, travel anxiety, separation anxiety, anxiety at work, anxiety at school and anxiety at home. “Anxiety in the morning” is a popular search. “Anxiety at night...
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Stress

One in five people take time off work because of stress. Many of the remainder don’t even realise that they are stressed because it has become so ‘normal’. Mind and body is stressed by what we think, failing relationships, job changes, non-stop mental activity, reading and watching or listenin...
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Water

“I can’t drink water, it goes straight through me.” Where this happens it can be a sign of severe dehydration. Imagine a dried out plant pot where it is so dry the soil has come away from the sides of the pot. This is severe dehydration. If you pour on water it will just pass [&hel...
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