Peacefulmind.com Newsletter August

"Pearls of wisdom for the month"

Art of Aging Gracefully

 The Harvard study found that we are better off becoming preoccupied with the following factors that turned out to be most predictive of whether we’d move successfully through middle age and into our 80s:

1. Keeping a healthy weight : Half the [U.S.] population is overweight, 20% is obese. Obesity will stop you dead in your tracks. Maintaining a healthy weight and eating the right foods prevents disease. Get a better handle on eating well!

2. Wear sun screen 15-20 minutes in the sun is essential for Vitamin D. When your in the sun for prolonged periods of time (for more than 15-20 minutes without a sunscreen, the inflammation process is heightened. Wear a sunscreen with at least 15 SPF.

3. Proper diet : Add more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to your daily menu. Most have no fat, cholesterol, or sodium — and they’re low in calories. What you do get is lots of fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, and vitamins, which all play a part in keeping you functioning at your best.

4. Exercise regularly : After the age of 30 we tend to lose one-third of a pound of muscle per year, and our bones become weaker as well if they aren’t subjected to weight-bearing exercise.

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Beating Back Pain

Acute and chronic pain effects over 100 million people in the United States each year. While pain is best known and characterized as subjective, meaning only the person who is experiencing it can explain what it feels like, pain is often called the Universal equalizer. Pain affects people differently. What may be perceived as only a minor nuisance to one person, may be completely debilitating to someone else. Pain is a warning that something isn’t quite right. Pain is not a disease in itself but the result of an underlying condition or due to injury. Pain is not just a physical sensation or psychological event, but a combination of these and other components.

Proper alignment of the head over the shoulders over the hips over the knees over the feet, are also imperative in maintaining a pain-free body. Firm abdominal muscles help to keep the back straight and strong. Bad posture habits can lock your muscles into positions you are not even aware your body is taking which can put unwanted strain on the lower back. Here you will find 99 ways to beat back pain!

Meditation On The Rhine

This year we take 45 guests through Germany, Switzerland to Amsterdam for a 10 day meditation experience!

We will experience the peace of Germany’s Black Forest, the summer breeze as we travel the Rhine river, the sweet air of the Alps and the serene magic of Amsterdam.

Our office will be closed from July 31 – August 11th. All orders we receive during this time, will be filled and shipped after August 12th. 

Discover Digestive Health

Our digestive system is one large system, with a lot of opportunity for things to go wrong! The two major causes of almost every gastrointestinal disorder is diet and stress! Eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and quitting smoking if you smoke, can help protect against practically every digestive disorder as well as, heart disease, osteoporosis and more…

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thin layer of tough tissue supporting the arch of the foot. This may cause the heel to hurt, feel hot or swell. Microscopic tears, which occur repeatedly to the plantar fascia cause pain. Sometimes plantar fasciitis is called “heel spurs”, but this is not always accurate, since bony growths on the heel may or may not be a factor.

Healing Power of the Sea

The mysterious and amazing healing power of water has been utilized for centuries. Water cleanses, refreshes and restores all life. We are always drawn to water. Be it a soothing fountain, majestic waterfall or the churning sea. Water is a carrier. It flows. It moves along the line of least resistance to find its way to the ocean where it comes and goes in the ebb and flow of tides and waves.

Breast Health

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. It is the number one cause of cancer death in Hispanic women and the second most common cause of cancer death in white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women. One out of eight American women who live to be 85 years of age will develop breast cancer, a risk that was one out of 14 in 1960.

Boosting Testosterone

A variety of factors can result in low testosterone, including infertility in men. Approximately 25% of infertility is directly due to the male partner. Low sperm count or anatomical abnormalities are often the two main reasons for male issues. Several other factors can contribute to this including exposure to excessive heat or fever, radiation, toxins, alcohol consumption or acute injury or testicular injury.

Fighting Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an inflammatory disease of the upper small intestine caused by intolerance to the gluten affecting many genetically susceptible individual. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, and other similar proteins found in rye, barley and oats. These proteins damage the small finger-like projections (villi) that line the small intestine.When damaged and inflamed, the villi are unable to absorb water…

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Crystals for Addiction

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NADA Protocol

As an acupuncturist, I have used the NADA protocol for controlling nicotine addiction, drug and alcohol dependency and sexual addiction on hundreds of patients

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Autumn’s Seasonal Turn

by Andrew Pacholyk, MS L.Ac from his exciting new book, Lead Us To A Place ~ your spiritual journey through life’s seasons. Fall represents a time of gathering. As an expression in nature, this is the time when crops are harvested. Leaves are changing to brilliant...

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Massage and Touch Techniques

From acupressure and amma therapy to tantra and tui na, massage techniques are as wide and varied as the diverse schools of thought that they have come out of.

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Money Talisman

Money talisman, charms and amulets make up a strong belief in and the gaining of money. Learn how the power of these tools bring change

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