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More tips and strategies for taking care of yourself:
Appeal to your senses. Stay calm and energized by appealing to the five senses: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Listen to music that lifts your mood, place flowers where you will see and smell them here is a website to good flower arrangement, http://bit.ly/1cbl09ohttp://bit.ly/Kag7YF ,massage your hands and feet, or sip a warm drink.Engage in meaningful, creative work. Do things that challenge your creativity and make you feel productive, whether or not you get paid for it

SIMPLE PRACTICAL STEPS OF HYDROTHERAPY

Take a hot shower for 3-5 minutes followed immediately by a cold shower for 30 seconds .Alternate between hot shower  and cold  shower  5 times. Always end with cold shower. Before each shower or bath ,dry brush the skin with a stiff brush until the skin is rosy and warmed. Brush stroking towards the heart region. When contrast showers are done properly, it is said that there is a decided increase in the number of blood cells in the peripheral circulation .This increase often amounts to 20-25% in the red blood cells and from 200-300% in the white blood cells .The hemoglobin also shows an increase of 5% or more. Hydrotherapy can increase circulation by 400%.
Try this contrast shower for 30days continuously .With hydrotherapy, every treatment extends and builds on the benefits of the previous one .In critical cases hydrotherapy should be done twice a day and focus the treatment on the afflicted body part. Taking a steam bath at home is excellent.in serious sicknesses, have a steam bath …

HYDROTHERAPY (HOT AND COLD WATER TREATMENT) A NESSECITY.

The use of water is one of the most ancient remedies used for overcoming disease. As early as 400 b.c,Hippocrates, who is considered by modern medical science to be the 'The father of Medicine 'prescribed  hot and cold water as a treatment to help people recover from their ailments.
Natural remedies combined with hydrotherapy are more effective in restoring health than all the drug medication in the world. However keep in mind that the use of water can accomplish but little if it is not combined with the appropriate diet and staying well hydrated by drinking copious amounts of water throughout the day. Disease does not exist without some kind of disturbance in the  circulation. The efficacy of herbs is diminished if blood is not circulating properly. Perfect health depends upon perfect circulation. Raising and lowering temperature of the body through hydrotherapy will help break up congestion and facilitate elimination and improve circulation. Cold water stimulates and hot wate…

ADVANTAGES OF BATHING DAILY

The skin is considered to play the role of a third kidney. The average healthy person eliminates about  1g of waste material daily through the pores of the skin. People who engage in rigorous physical activity eliminate an even greater amount . it is important to keep the pores open and clean by daily bathing. A neglect of this will induce disease. More so those who are not in good health have impurities  in the blood. The multitude of pores through which the body breathes become clogged and filled with waste matter and the skin is not in a healthy condition. The skin needs to be carefully and thoroughly cleansed that the pores may do their work in freeing the body from impurities. Whether a person is sick or well, respiration is more free and easy if  bathing is practiced. Bathing makes the body muscles more flexible, the mind and body are invigorated ,the intellect is made brighter  and every faculty becomes livelier.it is a soother of the nerves, it promotes general perspiration, …

REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK LEMON WATER

.Lemon water Boosts your immune system
Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great for fighting colds.  They’re high in potassium, which stimulates brain and nerve function. Potassium also helps control blood pressure.
 Balances pH Drink lemon water everyday and you’ll reduce your body’s overall acidity. Lemon is one of the most alkaline foods around. Yes, lemon has citric acid but it does not create acidity in the body once metabolized.
 Helps with weight loss Lemons are high in pectin fiber, which helps fight hunger cravings. It also has been shown that people who maintain a more alkaline diet  lose weight faster.
 Lemon water aids digestion Lemon juice helps flush out unwanted materials. It encourages the liver to produce bile which is an acid that required for digestion. Efficient digestion reduces heartburn and constipation.
 Is a diuretic Lemons increase the rate of urination in the body, which helps purify it. Toxins are, therefore, released at a faster rate which helps keep y…

ADVANTAGES OF LEMON WATER

The combination of honey, lemon and water results in a tasty, beneficial drink. Honey with lemon is an age-old remedy believed to soothe a variety of ailments. It is easy to make -- using household ingredients Because lemons have been around for so long and many people have studied their nutritional value, we know a lot about this fruit. Most people are aware that lemon juice is an excellent source of vitamin C and B, riboflavin and carbohydrates. They probably also know that lemon juice is good for colds, helps skin to heal and stay healthy, helps maintain healthy gums, helps heal burns, and is an effective natural antiseptic. But unfortunately not many people are taking advantage of the usefulness of this natural juice that God has so graciously given to us   Relief of Digestive Problems  Because of its high acidity, some people may be surprised to find that lemon juice might be a remedy against gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). In fact, lemon juice can relieve nausea, ind…

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD I DRING

Contrary to popular belief thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration ,By the time you are thirsty, it means that your body has already lost 3% of its water. If your urine is a strong yellow color, you are drinking very little water. Ideally your urine should be as light as possible almost colorless.Regular intake of water throughout the day is important because when a large amount of water is ingested it is practically completely eliminated by the kidneys in a few hours ,that is why to meet your daily ration of water intake a lot of water all at once is not the solution, drinking one glass of water every waking hour or so through out the day is best.For the women,about 2.2liters of water is recommended(i.e about 9 cups of water) while the male should have about 3 liters of water which is about 13 cups of water a day. When you are tired just drinking a lot of plain cold water will help revitalize you  during sluggish periods of the day. You will need to drink even more than that  …

INDICATORS OF DEHYDRATION

Chronic pain is often an indicator of chronic dehydration .When any of your joints begin to signal aching pains that come and go this may be a sign that your body is severely short of water. Often though ,the signs of water deficiency in joint cartilages are not recognized for what they indicate and painkillers are prescribed. This frequently results in a dependence  on addictive medication, and permanent damage to cartilage separation of the joint bones
According to Dr. Fereydoon Badmangehelidj dehydration can cause disease "Dry mouth is not the only sign of dehydration and waiting to get thirsty is wrong. Pain in the body is a crisis call of the body for water. Thirst should be prevented". Chronic pain in the body which cannot easily be explained as injuries or infections should first and foremost be interpreted as a signal of chronic water shortage in the area where the pain is registered. This pain signal should first be considered and excluded as primary indicators for …

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD I DRINK

Water is an elixir of life. Water drinking is my favorite hobby.In fact I have a friend that calls me a camel because I go every where with my bottle of water.
Toxic waste builds up in the body when we do not have enough water .the body of a newborn infant contains more than 80%water .The amount of water in the tissues lessens with advancing age. More than 60% of our body is made up of water.
 Humans have lived 81 days without food but they will die in 5 days without water. If you lose just 5% of the total amount of water in your body, you will start to hallucinate become disoriented and experience twitching muscles.
 If you lose 15% of your total water ,you life is endangered.
 Lose greater than 15% of body fluids may result in death. Yet the body has no water storage system to depend on in times of emergency
 The parts of the body that suffer most from dehydration are those without vascular circulation such as the joint cartilages in fingers knees and vertebrae. Most times chronic p…

HOW MUCH EXERCISE SHOULD ONE GET

Exercise at least 30 minutes a daily. Brisk walking is good .If you think you are unable to exercise, just begin walking as far as is comfortable. Do this daily and watch how your capacity to walk will increase. Out door labor in any useful activity is an excellent source of exercise
exercise is very important even I you are sick even though at this time it is important to rest make sure you do a little walking and breathing exercise daily. If you are unable to exercise use a trampoline. If you are bed-ridden , massage can help as it is a passive exercise and there are many massaging equipment and products that one can buy. A whole range of motion exercises are beneficial.below are links to some good exercise material.
http://bit.ly/1hlOGGp ,http://bit.ly/KguR7m  ,http://bit.ly/1ftSuYG ,http://bit.ly/1cZoVd6 ,http://bit.ly/KYTeag In health, exercise will more adequately help the body to cope with dietary abuses and other debilitating factors of a bad lifestyle. The worse the diet, the …

EXERCISE AND OXYGEN INTAKE\

During exercise, your body consumes large amounts of oxygen. In fact, this is part of what helps you to lose weight. The more oxygen your body consumes, the harder that you're working out. It's one reason that you typically lose a lot of weight when you first start working out. Because your body is not accustomed to working out as much, you use a lot of oxygen during the course of your initial workouts. This oxygen is required to feed your muscles and keep them working. As you get into shape and get used to working out, though, your body doesn't require quite as much oxygen as before
When you're first working out, you should warm up by stretching and even jogging for a few minutes to get your blood flowing and the oxygen pumping through your body. This is essential to exercising because it prepares your body for a workout. However, if you're in a rush or you just can't wait to get started, you may be tempted to skip the warm up. This prevents your body from ge…

SHALLOW BREATHING PROBLEMS

If insufficient supply of oxygen is received through shallow breathing ,the blood moves sluggishly. The waste poisonous matter which should be thrown off in exhalation from the lungs is retained and the blood becomes impure. Not only the lungs but the stomach liver and brain are affected. The skin becomes sallow and digestion is retarded
Oxygen deficiency in the cells is known to cause cancer. Experiments has proved that cancer cells cannot live in blood that is well oxygenated
Fresh air should be regarded as a great blessing. Many labor under the mistaken idea that when they have a cold, they must carefully exclude the outside air and increase the temperature of their room until it is excessively hot. The systems become deranged and the pores closed by waste matter. and the internal organs suffer more or less inflammation because the blood has been chilled back from the surface and thrown upon them .
therefore once you have a cold, the lungs should not be deprived of pure fresh air.

PROPER AIR CIRCULATION IN THE COLD SEASON

When cold, try not to wear too much. If you add clothing, let it be but little and exercise if possible to regain the heat you need. If you positively cannot engage in active exercise, warm your self by the heater lower the room temperature as soon as you regain your natural warmth.Exersive heating deprives one of the  vitality, benumbs the sensitive brain and causes the lungs to shrink and the liver to become inactive.
for healthy circulation special attention should be given to the extremities that they be as thoroughly clothed as the chest and the region over the heart which needs much warmth.
When the limps are not as well dressed as the trunk of the body, the blood is driven to the head causing headache or nose bleed or you feel a sense of fullness about the chest producing cough or palpitation of the heart on account of too much blood in that locality .or too much blood in the stomach causing indigestion.
In my next posting I will
discuss the disadvantages of not taking in enou…

OXYGEN LEVELS ,HOW TO MAINTAIN GOOD OXYGEN LEVELS IN BLOOD.

One of the best ways to  TO  MAINTAIN OXYGEN LEVELS IN BLOOD is to learn some practical ways of doing it. Many of us do not get ENOUGH OXYGEN TO OUR LUNGS and blood .and in order for us to get enough oxygen to our lungs and blood, all you need to do is to learn deep breathing and to remember to do it daily.
 First  is to lie flat on ones back and place your hand on your stomach .As you breathe in deeply your hand should rise. this exercise should be practiced until your abdominal muscles automatically rise each time you breath. This indicates that the entire lung is expanding with emphasis on the lower part of the lungs and abdominal area
Be outdoors as much as possible .Always exercise outdoors .In the home it is important to secure thorough ventilation and plenty of sunlight. Keep proper ventilation in mind wherever you are(home ,work, school)Air must be in constant circulation to be kept free from poisons.
breath fresh air while sleeping ,open the windows even on cold winter nights…

HOW TO INCREASE OXYGEN IN BLOOD

Did you know that the way you stand or sit can affect your breathing. and the level of oxygen in your blood The lungs can expand properly only when a person sits and stands straight. Because otherwise the sacs in the lungs that take in air are compressed if lungs do not get enough air, the blood does not get enough oxygen in turn every thing does not function as efficiently as it should. Practice how to sit and stand straight-Head high back straight. Most people have very shallow breathing which means the lower portion of the lungs are filled with stale air. It is very important to do deep breathing exercises daily(three times a day is best)Be sure to do this in the morning before breakfast. Below are practical steps

Step 1 Close your mouth. Start breathing through your nose.Take a deep breathe to full expansion, hold then exhale slowly and completely and hold that. Repeat this say 20 times this increases oxygen in the blood and helps the circulation and gets toxins out of the system …

PRACTICAL WAYS TO ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF SUNLIGHT WITHOUT RISK OF SKIN CANCER OR PREMATURE AGING

Start with 10 -15mins exposure to the face, arms and legs on sunny mornings
 .Build up to 20-30minutes daily.
The body stores the vitamin D readily for over a week
.Avoid sun burning do not use sunblock or suntan lotion.
To avoid the risk of skin cancer, reduce or eliminate all free fats including vegetable oils and eliminate all bad fats (animal fats , margarine, hydrogenated fats, and fried foods.
commercial vegetable oils are not recommended because during the extraction process, the oils are heated to high temperatures and several chemicals are used in the refining process

IMPORTANCE OF VITAMIN D CONTINUED

All of the sunlight's vitamin D health -effects are not yet known but it is clear that the vitamin is a "blockbuster "nutrient capable of many things
1. Strengthens the immune system. Exposure to sunlight increases the number of the immune systems  white blood cells in the body . moreover sunlight increases the number of lymphocytes, which are the most powerful germ killers of white blood cells.

2.Strenthens and steadies the heart
3,Elevates the mood.
4.Improves mental function. One study revealed that after exposing participants to 20minutes of bright white light in the morning ,they become more alert. The brain images showed that regions of the brain involved with alertness and some cognitive processes become more active.
5. Increases muscle tone which in turn burns up more calories.
Aids in calcium assimilation and strengthens bones and teeth. Dentist have observed that people living in cloudy areas where there is not much sun have worst dental decay than those who li…

TEN NATURAL HABITS TO PERFECT HEALTH(first)

If a doctor  you had a high regard for told you that to get better you only needed to take 10 different medications each day and then he decided to give them to you for free .
would you accept it?
I can bet that you would.
Today the greatest physician in the universe is offering you his remedies ,will you accept his offer?
God most often uses simplest means to accomplish great results. His ways is superior to orthodox medication because his remedies heal the root of the problem not just the symptoms and they work for all  and there side effects are desirable( more energy, greater endurance, sharper memory, clearer thinking ,deeper sleep, younger looking skin and loss of excess weight)
The very first natures gift to perfect health I want to talk about is" OUR FREEST VITAMIN SUPPLY",SUNLIGHT.
have you ever stopped to think how life can exist without sunlight? Not a leaf or plant will grow or a flower bloom
man was created largely to live outdoors where the body can receive abu…

physical, mental and emotional balance

Now lets understand how physical balance is important in order for mental and emotional balance to be maintained
Taking care of your body is a powerful first step towards mental and emotional health. The mind and the body are linked. When you improve your physical health, you’ll automatically experience greater mental and emotional well-being. For example, exercise not only strengthens our heart and lungs, but also releases endorphins, powerful chemicals that energize us and lift our mood.
The activities you engage in and the daily choices you make affect the way you feel physically and emotionally.
Get enough rest. To have good mental and emotional health, it’s important to take care of your body. That includes getting enough sleep. Most people need seven to eight hours of sleep each night in order to function optimally.Learn about good nutrition and practice it. The subject of nutrition is complica…

TIPS ON ATTAINING MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL BALANCE

More tips and strategies for taking care of yourself:
Appeal to your senses. Stay calm and energized by appealing to the five senses: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Listen to music that lifts your mood, place flowers where you will see and smell them,here is a link to a good flower arrangement http://bit.ly/1g41LDG,http://bit.ly/1eGvCVs  massage your hands and feet, or sip a warm drink.Engage in meaningful, creative work. Do things that challenge your creativity and make you feel productive,

A-Z OF TACKLING EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL STRESS

Being emotionally and mentally healthy doesn’t mean never going through bad times or experiencing emotional problems. We all go through disappointments, loss, and change. And while these are normal parts of life, they can still cause sadness, anxiety, and stress.,

The difference is that people with good emotional health have an ability to bounce back from adversity, trauma, and stress. This ability is called resilience. People who are emotionally and mentally healthy have the tools for coping with difficult situations and maintaining a positive outlook. They remain focused, flexible, and creative in bad times as well as good.

BALANCING MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH

People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their emotions and their behavior. They are able to handle life’s challenges, build strong relationships, and recover from setbacks. But just as it requires effort to build or maintain physical health, so it is with mental and emotional health. Improving your emotional health can be a rewarding experience, benefiting all aspects of your life, including boosting your mood, building resilience, and adding to your overall enjoyment of life.
Mental or emotional health refers to your overall psychological well-being. It includes the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, and your ability to manage your feelings and deal with difficulties.
Good mental health isn't just the absence of mental health problems. Being mentally or emotionally healthy is much more than being free of depression, anxiety, or other psychological issues. Rather than the absence of mental illness, mental and emotional health re…

GET TO THE ROOT

The greatest cause of human suffering is ignorance. On the subject of how to treat our bodies.in case of sickness, the cause should be ascertained. Unhealthful conditions should be changed, and wrong habits corrected. Then nature , is to be assisted in her effort to expel impurities  and to reestablish right  conditions in the system. When  sickness ,we can follow the following steps.
1.Find out what is causing the disease, because disease never comes without a cause .Reason with yourself," what could I have done to become sick"? In the beginning, reasoning from cause -to-effect may be challenging and uncertain but with practice and conscious awareness, it will become easy

2.Stop doing what you discovered made you sick

3Assist the body's efforts to expel impurities by exercising faith in God through the use of simple remedies that he has provided in nature

4.Do not try to get rid of these symptoms by adding the burden of poisonous medicines to your body, this only suppres…

spiritual knowledge,the begining of health

When we know the cause of a problem ,then the solution has started.
to heal and leave in health, we first need to know.
medicine upholds that we are victims attached by bad organisms. But the father of germ theory ,Pasteur began to understand the true relationship of germ to disease late in his life when he stated '' The germ is nothing, the soil (the condition of the body )is everything "meaning that a germ can only thrive in a suitable environment.
God has written physical laws with his own hands upon every nerve ,every muscle and every organ which has been entrusted to man .Every "thou shalt not" whether in physical or moral law contains or implies a promise. Transgression of physical laws is the transgression of Gods law. Disease results from the transgression of physical laws. The creator and manufacturer of our bodies has arranged everything in our bodies and has pledged himself to keep the machinery in order if we cooperate with him and refuse to work cont…

the various health components

Spiritual health is an important component of an individuals well-being and an integral aspect of the holistic health philosophy.that is why I will like to start with this basic component.

Physical, mental and spiritual health are deeply intertwined and have a profound effect on one another.

This truth is clearly exhibited for instance when someone who is sad on the emotional level experiences fatigue, a loss of energy and/or decreased appetite on the physical level and on the spiritual level they feel out of touch with their true self and disconnected from the Universe and the lord who created it.

Another clear example would be that when spiritually we feel lost and unbalanced, this may cause us to be moody and discontent with life, perhaps we grow emotionally distant from our loved ones and on the physical level we may experience stress or fatigue.

On the other hand, when we feel spiritually connected and fulfilled, everything in our life including physical and emotional pain, are…