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What is Meditation Really?

All health seekers understand that meditation is good for us, but what image do we conjure up in our brain when we consider what it means? I had a conversation with someone last night who suggested that it was good, sometimes, to be “forced” into stillness if you were an otherwise “busy” person. In other […]

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Do Chakras Really Exist?

Do chakras exist and what does it mean to “balance” , “open” or “activate” them? Let’s face it, it’s unlikely the chakras exist the way they are depicted in most images but if we can suspend our disbelief for one moment, we could accept that many ancient cultures were incredibly sage. It appears they managed to work out […]

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How Breathing Affects Our Weight….

Strangely – or not! – as someone who is quite small, I am often asked what I eat. The answer is, pretty much whatever I want! But what do I want to eat? Yesterday I wrote a post about how the majority of health stuff will come back to the breathing. I wrote: “…Our diet […]

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How does our posture affect breathing?

How we breathe affects EVERY SINGLE ASPECT of our health so it’s incredibly important that we see this as a firm foundation on which to build on. Of course everything is cyclical so just as the way we happen to be breathing (hyper-ventilating for example due to intense exercise or sickness) can change the composition […]

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What Causes Stiffness & Physical Tension in Our Body?

What causes physical tension in our body and what kind of chain reaction can occur? Obviously these things are cyclical just like the chicken and egg, but to offer a few examples, physical tension may be caused by unnatural posture such as sitting for extended periods, or tasks that require constant micro-movements. It’s also the […]

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