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Change Your Entire Life With This Simple Technique From Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s Kind Of Amazing!

Change Your Entire Life With This Simple Technique From Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s Kind Of Amazing!
get elephant's newsletter To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I was visiting a friend in New York City this past weekend as we discussed various elements of all things spiritual. Discussion of teachers, techniques, paths and so forth culminated into some personal and candid sharing with one another. As I went to sleep in my friends cozy guest bed, I reflected on those dark times and how truly transformative the following technique taught by Thich Nhat Hanh has been in turning my life around. It’s extremely simple and can be done anytime, anywhere and in virtually any circumstance. The following is my translation and is not verbatim. So with that being said, I’ve broken it down to seven simple steps for you. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Through bringing our attention to the image of our painful thoughts and emotions, and tending to it with an open heart, we’re doing the most natural thing we can—expressing love. So that’s the practice.

Should You Use Sunscreen? Deciding whether or not to use sunscreen, or which sunscreen to use, is a hot topic among the health conscious community these days. After all, most varieties are full of toxic chemicals, so why would you want to use sunscreen liberally on your skin? To address this, many “all-natural” alternatives have sprung up on the market. Consumers can still use sunscreen without feeling guilty! Or can they? Should You Use Sunscreen? It’s been drilled into us from childhood: “You better use sunscreen or you’ll get a terrible burn, get skin cancer, and die!” But I do. Why? What’s that? It has been known for several years that sun exposure might have a beneficial effect on certain cancers. But, you ask, can’t you get Vitamin D from your food? Well, let’s think about that for a moment. Next, I would like to question whether the sun’s UV rays are actually all that “harmful.” Let me tell you a story. It’s my own story. Then I noticed a change. How can food do this? To Use Sunscreen Or Not To Use Sunscreen

Does Sunscreen Prevent Skin Cancer? Unless you have been hiding out, possibly on the moon, for the last twenty years you know that getting too much sun can cause deadly melanoma cancer, which is why you should always put on sunscreen to protect yourself in the sun, right? Actually, despite the conventional wisdom on the subject, this is not exactly true. The fact is that sunscreen is often ineffective in preventing melanoma, and can often indirectly be the cause of cancer. Not only that, but getting the right kind of sun exposure can arguably prevent skin cancer! Say what? Sunscreen use is linked to skin cancer? That probably comes as a surprise if you have been told the exact opposite all of your life, and it may lead you to feel a little bit confused. So let’s separate the facts from the fiction. Let’s be straight: melanoma can be deadly if it isn’t caught quickly enough. But using sunscreen is not an effective way to prevent it. Conversely, people can develop melanoma without going out in the sun at all. Wild, huh? Thoughts?

Sunlight Does Not Cause Skin Cancer Marco Torres, Prevent DiseaseWaking Times An individual’s view of health determinants is directly correlated to their sources and how they process information. Regardless of its accuracy, when something is repeated a sufficient number of times, people will start to believe it. The southern hemisphere is currently experiencing record temperatures raising the mercury to levels many regions have never experienced. Is melanoma deadly? Now what’s fascinating is the claim by public health watchdogs that almost 90 percent of melanomas are attributed to exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. What’s interesting is how many people never stop to think about how humans survived on this planet for thousands of years working outside for hours on end before the industrial era. By the way if you haven’t read my recent article on how fear mongers depend on keeping you in a state of panic for profit, it may help clear up any confusion on their motives moving forward. Dr. About the Author

Sunscreen Manufacturers and Dermatologists Misinform The Public Marco Torres, Prevent DiseaseWaking Times If you align yourself with the misinformation that comes out of the sunscreen and cancer industries and combine that with the absurd advice from dermatologists, you get a wonderful cocktail of nonsense sure to accelerate any cancer you may be trying to prevent. Then again, that’s what the cancer industry wants. Not only does blocking the sun’s rays from reaching your skin dramatically reduce optimal vitamin D levels, but when you use any conventional sunscreen, it’s like spreading cancer right into your skin. Any public health or mainstream medical warning about the sun always emphasizes “damage”. “Be careful between the hours of 12-2 to reduce sun damage.” “To reduce sun damage, be sure to use a minimum of SPF 30″ “You must protect yourself from the damaging effects of the sun” These messages are everywhere throughout every communication medium. Don’t Be Scared Of The Sun The sun does not cause cancer. As written in The Lancet: Sunscreen Dangers

5 Non-Toxic Natural oils That Act As A Sunscreen Layer If you’re looking to wear plan oil as your sunscreen of choice, I have some options below, in order of their sun protection value (raspberry, despite having lower SPF than carrot seed comes first because it takes care of UVA & UVB rays). Please have a look at the cautions at the bottom of this page before rushing out the store to buy oils. These oils are not meant to screen out the majority of the sun’s rays, and probably shouldn’t be considered as an all-day, intense sunlight protection for prolonged periods in the sun, they certainly can provide a level of protection without all the other unwanted ingredients for reasonable periods of time in the sun. 5 Non-Toxic Natural oils that act as a sunscreen Carrot Seed Oil This rich oil is one of nature’s best skin guarding oils, providing a level of protection from the sun that matches high end commercial sunscreen products. Wheatgerm oil Wheatgerm oil is the third best natural oil in terms of SPF. Homemade Sunscreen Oil Recipe Reference:

The sunscreen myth: What sunscreen products actually do to your body As the weather gets better, most of us are eager to spend as much time outdoors as possible. The first thing we remember is to get a new bottle of sunscreen. Due to great marketing efforts, we believe that sunscreen is our ultimate protection from premature skin aging and skin cancer. But before you rush out for more sunscreen products, spend time to examine your sunscreen because nearly all conventional sunscreen can cause more harm than good. Almost all conventional sunscreen products contain cancer-causing chemicals. Conventional sunscreen contains cancer-causing chemicals such as parabens, harsh alcohols, toxic chemical solvents and petroleum oils. Here are 5 worst ingredients in most sunscreen: Para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), including octyl-dimethyl PABABenzophenones, especially benzophenone-34-methyl-benzylidene camphor (4-MBC)Cinnamates, namely octyl-methoxycinnamate (OMC)Homosalate 2. Methyl…Propyl…Trieth…Dieth…Butyl…Ethyl… Sunscreen blocks vitamin D production.

How to Make Homemade Sunscreen (SPF 30-40 and good for your skin!) On my quest to use all natural cosmetic products, I knew that sunscreen was going to be a necessary product to make. My skin often gets itchy just from using the store-bought kinds, and it leaves me feeling icky. Not to mention, it is usually polluting a water body. You also want to be on the lookout for the endocrine disruptor, oxybenzone, used in many store bought sunscreens. Anyways, a few weeks ago I spent all afternoon in the park with my boyfriend and his family. Well- there’s no need to decide! It costs $7.46 to make 6 oz of this sunscreen. If you are acne prone, this sunscreen is not non-comedogenic and it could cause you to break out. Before I started making my own cosmetics I had no idea that oils could have natural SPF in them. So if you leave the zinc oxide out- this recipe will naturally have an SPF of about 20 or so. I like to explain why I use each ingredient in my cosmetics: They should only take a few minutes and a little bit of stirring to combine. Ta da! Ingredients

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