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9 Ways to Improve Your Posture

9 Ways to Improve Your Posture
Steps Method 1 of 9: General Posture <img alt="Improve Your Posture Step 1.jpg" src=" width="670" height="503">1Identify good posture. Good posture is nothing more than keeping your body in alignment. Good posture while standing is a straight back, squared shoulders, chin up, chest out, stomach in, feet forward, your hips and knees in a neutral position. <img alt="Improve Your Posture Step 5.jpg" src=" width="670" height="503">5Practice yoga. Method 2 of 9: Standing Posture <img alt="Improve Your Posture Step 6.jpg" src=" width="670" height="503">1Find your center. Method 3 of 9: Walking Posture Method 4 of 9: Sitting Posture Method 5 of 9: Driving Posture Related:  My Appearance

6 Bodily Tissues That Can Be Regenerated Through Nutrition It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless regeneration. Without the flame-like process of continual cell turnover within the body – life and death ceaselessly intertwined – the miracle of the human body would not exist. In times of illness, however, regenerative processes are overcome by degenerative ones. This is where medicine may perform its most noble feat, nudging the body back into balance with foods, herbs, nutrients, healing energies, i.e. healing intention. Today, however, drug-based medicine invariably uses chemicals that have not one iota of regenerative potential; to the contrary, they almost always interfere with bodily self-renewal in order to suppress the symptoms against which they are applied. Nerve Regeneration – There are actually a broad range of natural compounds with proven nerve-regenerative effects.

Barefoot Running Research: Why You Should Run Barefoot (even occasionally) Several years ago when I started to see sneakers with webbed feet (Vibram Five Fingers) and hear of people running barefoot, I thought it was ridiculous. Today I have a different perspective, however, because the amount of barefoot running research supporting the benefits of barefoot running is compelling. The photo comparison below highlights the impact of wearing tight fitting and heavily padded sneakers and shoes. Notice in the photo on the left how the man’s feet have conformed to the shape of his shoes with his toes scrunched together and feet narrowed. The photo to the right of a man who walks barefoot has a “fanning” of the toes. Below is an infographic from my friends at XRay Technician Schools that highlights some of the issues of running with sneakers (still a very controversial issue) and describes the benefits of barefoot running. Created by: X Ray Technician Schools Rating: 3.1/5 (8 votes cast)

How-To - Dirt Cheap Wall-Sized Whiteboards - __Update3:__ Somewhere between Wordpress, TextMate, and the Markdown plugin, my post got corrupted and ended up in mixed HTML/Markdown. It should be fixed now. Updated Update: FYI… As the weather gets hotter and more humid here in Seattle, my board has started to noticeably warp and it doesn’t lean nicely on my wall anymore. This obviously won’t be a problem if you mount the board directly to the wall, but if you want a freestanding board like me, you may want to look into using a stiffer backing board such as real plywood or OSB, or build a stiffer frame. I’m going to look at building a frame out of 1"x1" on the back of the board to stiffen it up. Update: Welcome, Makers! Disclaimer: I can’t claim to have come up with this myself. I’ll admit it, I’m a geek, and a very visually-oriented geek at that. Unfortunately, big whiteboards are expensive. More details after the jump. Step 1: Procure Your Supplies While you’re at it, also pick up a matching 4'x8' sheet of luan plywood. Step 2: Glue

This Organic Fruit Kills Cancer 100 Times Stronger Than Chemotherapy The Soursop is a flowering, evergreen tree native to tropical regions of the world. It also contains a long, prickly green fruit which happens to kill cancer up to 10,000 times more effectively than strong chemotherapy drugs, all without the nasty side effects and without harming healthy cells. According to Cancer Research UK, Annona muricata is an active principle in an herbal remedy marketed under the brand name Triamazon. The licensing for this product in the UK is not accepted due to its enormous healing effects on the body and potential loss of profits for competing pharmaceutical cancer drugs. This tree is low and is called graviola in Brazil, guanabana in Spanish and has the uninspiring name “soursop” in English. The fruit is very large and the subacid sweet white pulp is eaten out of hand or, more commonly, used to make fruit drinks and sherbets. Research shows that with extracts from this miraculous tree it now may be possible to: Where Can You Find It?

The Haircut ALL Men Should Get! | Damian Dazz Reminiscent of those 1940′s dapper ‘do’s this style has been rising in popularity for quite some time now. If you haven’t caught this train, here’s a post to help you get on it! Men, and even women (!) are getting down with it and it is sure fire as heck about time you get down with it too! I mean, It just reeks of sexiness, am I right? And don’t worry! Dennis Schäfer Gianluca Di Sotto James Quaintance Edward Honaker Dawid Auguscik Cole Mohr Jack Gallowtree Ash Stymest David Beckham (if you’re in the New York area, you can most definitely stop by my favorite Little Hair Shoppe, tell them Damian sent ya!) T.O.P from Korean boyband BigBang //Check out these related products to achieve this hairstyle! pulled images from: The Haircut All MEN Should Get! Get the best stuff for this hairstyle HERE Like this: Like Loading...

The Tulsi Plant Can Be Used To Remove Fluoride From Drinking Water An exciting and new water treatment breakthrough has been announced that will now make the removal of fluoride from the drinking water supplies of the world’s poorest people more affordable than ever. Researchers from Rajasthan University in India have discovered that the Tulsi plant, also known as Holy Basil, can be used to significantly reduce the amount of fluoride in drinking water. At present, the most reliable methods used to remove excessive fluoride from drinking water are either too expensive or not suitable for the environments where they are needed most. The method discovered by researchers from Rajasthan University is safe, cheap and readily available, making it an ideal alternative for communities who can’t afford to use the more advanced techniques of removing fluoride that are readily available in the West. An experiment was conducted in the Yellareddyguda village of Narketpally Mandal. The dangers of drinking water that contains high levels of fluoride are well known.

6 Ways To Become Incredibly Sexy Want to know the biggest secret about your authentic sex appeal? It's determined by you. That's right. When you find yourself attractive, luscious, gorgeous and appealing, then others will, too. But when you don't feel sexy, well … I hate to say it … then others won't see you that way, either. Let me explain why. One of the biggest mistakes people make in relationships is that we expect another person to make us feel how we don't feel on our own. For example, you want a man to make you feel sexy (because you don't feel sexy), or you want a woman to make you feel hot (because you don't feel hot). Until you feel sexy, attractive and appealing as you are, then it's impossible for another person to make you feel this way for an extended period of time. With that, here are six simple ways for you to connect to your natural, sensual, sexy self. 1. Let's be honest: many of us dress up for other people. Wear whatever makes you feel fabulous, and do it often. 2. 3. 4. 5. (Want to turn up the heat?

Use This Herb to Naturally Whiten Teeth Yes, it's true. The yellow powder that will stain (almost) everything it touches is the secret ingredient in giving you the brightest whitest teeth possible. Yesterday I came across an article on called "Whiten Teeth Safely with Turmeric" and since turmeric is one off my all time favorite culinary/medicinal herbal cross-overs, I was intrigued. We already know that turmeric is a superstar for cooling inflammation and protecting the brain against aging, as well as being a powerful antiseptic and antibacterial agent, so I wouldn't put it past this great herb to do something else miraculously. As a side note, turmeric has other beautifying properties as well, and can be taken orally or topically as a mask to shrink the pours on the face, and is used by Indian brides before their wedding day for just this reason. Anyway, using about a half tablespoon dried organic turmeric powder and a bit of water to make a paste, I gave it a go.

Hydro Floss: The New Generation of Oral Irrigators An individual should receive advice from his or her dentist on how to properly brush the teeth. Dentists recommend using a soft toothbrush, and brushing for one to two minutes. In addition: ►Brush the outer surface of each tooth (upper and lower) and the gumline ? ►Hold the brush so that the bristles point toward the gums at about a 45 to 60 degree angle ►Brush both the teeth and gums at the same time. ►Brush your tongue to help freshen your breath and clean your mouth by removing bacteria Why do you need to brush, floss and irrigate? Brushing, flossing and irrigating will remove plaque, a colorless film that is constantly forming in the mouth. Which is better: a manual toothbrush or an electric one? Comparisons have been made between the power-assisted (electric) toothbrushes and manual toothbrushes to look at the ability of each to remove plaque and prevent or reduce calculus (tartar) buildup, thus reducing gingivitis (gum disease). when used correctly. it that is the most important.

The 7 Most Prescribed Drugs In The World And Their Natural Counterparts | Conscious News Media We don’t have to live in a medicated world, but we certainly choose to. The crux of the matter is that we refuse to proactively think about prevention because we reactively commit to treating the symptoms of underlying health problems. This is the allopathic model. We want the quick fix so we can continue our poor lifestyle and dietary habits. It doesn’t have to be this way, but it is. We can blame doctors, the medical institutions and healthcare systems all we want, but self-responsibility is our only recourse if we are ever to surface from this mess. Of the over 4 billion prescriptions written every year, the United States and Canada make up more than 80% of the world’s prescription opioids (psychoactive medications). In the last 15 years of life, people are experiencing more pain for longer periods than at any point on our historical record. 78% of U.S. prescriptions written in 2010 were for generic drugs (both unbranded and those still sold under a brand name). 1. Use: For Pain Dr.