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How Yoga Helps Different Types of Trauma

Originally posted on peejaytheyogi:

Special thanks to: www.aurawellnesscenter.com.

By Kimaya Singh

Traumatic events can leave long-lasting damage, but many survivors of trauma will benefit greatly from reclaiming their mind and body through the practice of yoga. This healing exercise can be used to treat both physical trauma and psychological trauma. While different types of trauma have different effects on the body and affect people in a variety of ways, yoga has multiple avenues of positive influence on the body. Therefore, it can be used to effectively treat the resulting effects of trauma on the body and mind.

Incidents of physical trauma, such as a car accident or violence at the hands of another person, leave visible and tangible signs for what could be a very long time. Even after the initial trauma heals, there are frequently smaller secondary injuries, prolonged pain, or even hidden injuries from the initial trauma that must still…

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7 HEALTH BENEFICTS OF EATING CUCUMBER

Originally posted on Agba Joseph's Blog:

cucumbersBecause of the astounding health advantages of #CUCUMBERS you will have every reason to stop by that fruit shop and get some for yourself, your friends and family.

Cucumbers health benefits are abundant and in case you’re not yet eating cucumbers regularly, these 7 reasons will have you re-assessing your eating routine decisions.

1. Super Hydration
Cucumbers are 90% water! That is essentially like drinking a glass of water with 10% of emphatically delectable flavors.

2. Keeps You Minty Fresh
All it takes is one cut of cucumber to dispose of terrible breath. Allow cucumber sit on your tongue and it will free your mouth of microorganisms causing bad breath

3. Battles Cancer
Cucumbers contain 3 note worthy lignans – lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresino – that have a long history of exploration in lessening bosom growth, ovarian tumor, prostate disease.

4. Diabetics, Rejoice!
Cucumbers contain an extraordinary hormone that pancreas…

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Natural wellbeing remedies to cure sunburns

Originally posted on 1001 Remedies Blog:

It’s summer time, and as pSunburnt lookrobably most of us here in England you were more than excited to take your skin out for a test drive in the hot sun. Sometimes you are so excited that you simply forget to use some sunblock, or maybe you just wanted to get an exotic, tanned look. Either way, the result in most cases is just red, sunburnt skin after a couple of hours. “Well so much for my glamorous summer look”, I hear many of you will saying in disappointment. Not so fast! Nature has a lot of little secrets that will soothe your red skin and relieve that dried feeling while also improving the regeneration process.

First thing to mention here: beware of skincare products that contain elements that could be damaging!! Products that use petroleum, benzocaine, or lidocaine are dangerous for your already sensitive skin. Petroleum traps the heat in your skin (and…

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5 Natural Anti-Aging Secrets From Around The World

Originally posted on Information Assortment:

From brushing your hair 100 times, to drinking a gallon of water a day to plump up your skin — we’ve all heard anti-aging advice from our mothers and grandmothers. And the same thing holds true for women across the globe, in many different cultures.

Women all over the world are proving you can age well and gracefully, and you don’t have to go under the knife or spend your entire paycheck on a fancy new anti-aging cream.

“Other cultures take advantage of natural ingredients,” dermatologist Joshua Zeichner told The Huffington Post. Zeichner says in the U.S. we’re beginning to embrace many beauty rituals from around the world by incorporating key ingredients into our existing skincare routines.

From the glowing skin of women in Latin America to the clear complexions of our friends in Asia, we’ve rounded up the best anti-aging treatments from cultures around the world.

What’s your anti-aging…

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MASSAGE IS GOOD MEDICINE SERIES: SCIATICA: A Real Pain in the Butt

Originally posted on To Your Well Being:

Many people have experienced the pain, tingling and numbness of either chronic or periodic  of sciatica.  The pain often starts in the gluteals area, (buttocks) but can travel down the leg and into the foot, along the path of the sciatic nerve.

Sciatica Pain Area Red shows areas of sciatica related pain

A number of things can set off sciatica, but basically, pressure on the sciatic nerve cauuse it to not work properly and produce the pain and other symptoms. The most common cause of this pressure is tightness (over contracted) of deep muscles below the gluteals. The sciatic nerve passes through this area and can get trapped. Any pressure on a nerve can interfere with the movement of nerve signals and cause pain or numbness, even loss of movement. For some people the nerve passes through the Piriformis muscle (instead of in front).

Since these muscles are buried beneath the large, thick gluteals…

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My body is a temple

Originally posted on zephyraina:

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Your body temple houses your mind and spirit, and incredible intelligence. When you trust this body wisdom and really listen to what your body is trying to tell you, you are guided to what you really need and want. You are guided to wellness and well-being. :-)

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