Are you doing your best to eat well and exercise, but the pounds just aren’t coming off as fast as you would like? The ancient Chinese knew something about how food affects our bodies that most of us don’t seem to notice. Could how your food tastes be putting the brakes on your weight loss?
LOMBALGIA – This ancient Chinese remedy is used to clear the energy pathways that can get blocked and result in ailments such as asthma. This method is extremely popular in China, however less so in Western society because of the use of needles.
Start by preparing dishes that contain ingredients with a variety of different flavors. Be sure to include bitter and sour ingredients in particular. We often neglect to add these in sufficient quantity to our foods. Vinegar is a great way to add the sour flavor to your food. Likewise dark leafy greens are a delicious and low calorie way to add the bitter flavor to your diet. These two flavors in particular will go a long way towards balancing out the sweet and rich flavors that our mouths love. Next consider pungent and spicy ingredients like hot peppers which can add variety and interest to your dishes.
EFT has literally changed my life. Now I see things in a whole different light. Rather than looking at myself as a victim, I can see just how strong I am. I continue to use EFT to question my beliefs, clear my head, boost my confidence, deal with all the big and little stresses in my life, and handle any other situation that arises that takes me off my game.
Regardless of what route a smoker uses to help them quit smoking, it is almost always beneficial to have the support of family members or friends. It can helpful to find a friend, family member, or coworker who wants to quit, as well. When two people quit together, they can help each other through some of the rough spots.
After the first couple of weeks, the hives never got so bad that my body looked like a swollen web of welts and my lips and throat never swelled again, but I did get many itchy hives on my arms, thighs and chest every night. The good news was that they started to happen at predictable times (pretty much late at night) and whenever I did things that were hard on my body like smoking and drinking alcohol. I was also paying attention to my moods and body so that I could tell when they were going to occur before they actually started. Unfortunatly, right before i’d break out, I would get extremely irritable. I felt out of control with my moods sometimes. Also, my nose would start to slightly start running and I’d occasionally get hot flashes.
In my practice I have become convinced of the profound effect that the psyche and our emotions can have on the menstrual cycle and our health in general. Please pay attention to and honor how you are feeling. Take time to turn inward and slow down during your period.