Exercise and Depression

sharont6 | Keys to Good Health | 09 30th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Exercise is a superior drug for many people with depression and anxiety disorders, and it should be more widely prescribed by mental health care providers, according to researchers who analyzed the results of numerous published studies. “Exercise has been shown to have tremendous benefits for mental health,” say researchers from the Anxiety Research and Treatment Program at […]

Relaxation

sharont6 | Relaxation | 09 24th, 2010  |  No Comments »

http://www.selfhealingexpressions.com/rainbow_meditation.html  nice meditation

The Importance of Sleep

sharont6 | Sleep, Uncategorized | 09 10th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Going for one day without sleep may cause some discomfort but will not destroy your health. Being sleep deprived on a permanent basis will. It will eventually suppress the immune system, cause hallucinations and may even cause mental illness. The body is designed to repair itself while sleeping. Different organs literally repair themselves during hourly […]

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

sharont6 | Sleep | 09 9th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Behaviors to adopt: Using your bedroom only for sleep and sex Exercising regularly, preferably in the morning or early afternoon Keeping a regular bedtime and waking time, even on the weekends Creating a relaxing bedtime routine, such as soaking in a tub, listening to soothing music, or massaging your legs or feet before bed Practicing […]

Things to Avoid for a Good Night’s Sleep

sharont6 | Sleep | 09 8th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Behaviors to avoid: Having caffeine after lunch Having alcohol within 6 hours of bedtime Watching television right before going to bed If you do need a little tv to wind down, try comedies, no news Having a cigarette before bedtime Going to bed hungry or when you’ve had a big meal Going to bed before […]

Heel Pain

I recently started back to school and walking on the concrete floor usually gives me several weeks of feet and/or leg pain. This year I developed plantar fasciitis. Oh my was it painful to walk or even get up out of bed. I bought heel pads and Dr. Scholl’s shoes. Nothing helped but a large […]

Baking Soda Water

sharont6 | Keys to Good Health | 08 2nd, 2010  |  1 Comment »

Baking soda increases alkaline balance: To increase your body’s pH, take 1/4 tsp. of baking soda dissolved in one-half glass of water on an empty stomach. Do this once first thing in the morning and once again before bedtime. Acidity and alkalinity is measured by pH, which ranges from 0 to 14 with 7.0 being […]

pH Balance–The Key to Good Health

sharont6 | Keys to Good Health, Weight Loss | 08 1st, 2010  |  No Comments »

pH Balance–The Key to Good Health Keeping your body in an alkaline state is one of the major keys to good health. Research shows that cancer cells cannot survive in an alkaline state. That is reason enough to read the rest of this article. All food digested in our bodies metabolizes (burns) down to an […]