31 Days of Yoga Basics | The Yoga Letters I am thrilled to be partnering with The Nester’s 31 Days 2014 challenge for 31 Days of Yoga Basics! I started practicing yoga in 2000 with a Rodney Yee and Patricia Walden yoga video. In my den, with nobody watching. I was fresh out of college, had just started a new, “real” job, and was looking for a little stress-relief and maybe the chance to try to touch my toes. I loved it so much, I did it every morning and night. It took me two years to summon the courage to walk into an actual studio. This series will equip you with the confidence and tools you need to walk into a yoga class setting. Who is this series for? anyone new to practicing yogaanyone who is nervous about walking into a yoga classanyone who wants to brush up on their yoga basicsanyone who ever thought about trying yoga, but didn’t know where to startanyone looking for a small moment of calm in their day Yoga is for everybody. Day 1: What You Really Need to Get Started Day 2: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Grocery Line
Silver Water Silver Water Let me introduce you to the wonders of colloidal Silver Water. You drink it like water, it tastes like water, and apply it topically. The colloidal silver particles destroy harmful bacteria, fungi, molds and single-cell microscopic parasite stages upon contact. In a short time, you feel the benefits of the invaders being vanquished. Colloidal Silver Safely Kills Over 650 Disease-Causing Pathogens Colloidal silver is a solution of extremely fine submicroscopic particles of pure silver suspended in water by a positive electric charge on each particle. A powerful germicidal, silver is an exceptional metal in that it is nontoxic to the human body, but lethal to over 650 disease-causing bacteria, fungi and molds; while pharmaceutical antibiotics are typically effective against only 6 to 7 bacteria. Some new strains of bacteria have proven to be resistant to all antibiotics, but not to colloidal silver. Dr. Dr. Problem With Pharmaceuticals How Colloidal Silver Works
4 DIY Adaptogenic Herbal Tea Blends FTC Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which means if you make a purchase through one of these links, I may earn a small commission on your sale which allows me to cover a portion of the cost of running the Delicious Obsessions site and free content we provide every week. This has no effect on your price and is simply a cost of doing business from the company you purchase from. I only recommend products or services that I have personally tried and love. You can view it like leaving a tip. Thank you for your support! Over the last year, I have been doing a lot of experimenting and research on herbs. If you’re new to adaptogens and want to learn more, check out my posts on the subject. Tea recipes are super flexible, and nothing is set in stone. Rosehips: I add these to everything! Basic Herbal Preparations If you’re new to herbs and are feeling confused about all the different preparations for them, don’t be! Delicious Obsessions Trusted Product Recommendations Makes 1 quart
This 5 Minute Exercise You Can Do With Just Your Hands Will Boost Energy & Balance Emotions Jin Shin Jyutsu is a an ancient Japanese form of touch therapy that you can perform on yourself to help balance your energy and emotions through stimulating the meridians in our hands. Each finger is connected to different organs and emotions/attitudes. Check the chart and decide whether to focus on one area of trouble or to do a whole body balanceHold the finger correlating to the emotion you want to calm, or the organ you want to heal for 3-5 minutes while breathing deeply.If you want a total body harmonization you can go through all of the fingers on each hand. In a study at Markey Cancer Center patients of all stages and types were able to feel positive benefits, including reduced stress and nausea after each of their sessions. Also many patients that were having trouble getting rest reported they had a much easier time falling asleep while holding their thumb. Thumb Emotions/Attitudes: Worry, Depression, Anxiety Organs: Stomach, Spleen Index Finger Organs: Kidney, Bladder Middle Finger
The Best ENERGY Drink of Your Life Article shared with permission from Author Jenna Barrington. I had the urge to write about this daily habit that takes 10 minutes or less, but can have an incredible influence on you and your family’s health! Right now in our world there are a lot of people who would love to feel better about their bodies. I was first introduced to the idea of green smoothies by Robyn Openshaw when I was a teenager. The idea is you find the right blend of fruits, veggies, and greens to throw into a blender that make a delicious smoothie and a powerhouse nutrient-rich boost for your body! Weight lossMood enhancementNatural detox and cleanseImmune support/boostHuge percentage of daily need for vitamins, minerals, and antioxidantsENERGY increase that lastsFiber that you don’t get from juiceYou feel ‘light’ verses ‘heavy’Happy cells!! Green smoothies are great at anytime during the day, but are particularly excellent for breakfast. Convinced to give smoothies a try? Tastes nasty? Bored?
The Grandmother of All Antioxidants Photo credit: bigstock.com You’ve certainly heard about antioxidants before. They are the reason we strive to eat more organic fruits and vegetables. Which antioxidant is this? What Exactly is Glutathione? This antioxidant is a simple molecule that is produced naturally by our bodies all the time. Although our bodies make glutathione, the more you can get the better! Best Foods That Contain Glutathione TomatoesCardamomWatermelonAvocadosCabbageBroccoliRed PeppersOnionsGarlicPeasTurmericCinnamonAvocadosCauliflowerBrussels Sprouts Continue to Page 2 Glutathione can protect us from chronic illness. Exercise will also increase your levels of glutathione and help to improve your immune system. Although it would be nice if we could simply take glutathione in a supplement form, but the body digests protein, so this wouldn’t really work. You could also consume bioactive whey protein. SEE ALSO: 14 Benefits Of Antioxidants Infographic References: Webmd.com
8 Detox Water Recipes to Flush Your Liver Drinking water all by itself is a way to help flush the body of toxins on a daily basis, but with a few simple ingredients you can transform water into a detoxifying masterpiece and reap even more benefits from it. This is something you can do every single day, or as part of a broader detoxing program. Each one of the ingredients listed here will provide slightly different benefits, so be sure to choose it according to the particular goal you have… Warm Lemon Water – One of the simplest and most effective ways to detox and boost metabolism every single day is by drinking warm lemon water in the morning before breakfast. Watermelon Detox Water – This one couldn’t be simpler to create, and is there anything more refreshing than watermelon on a hot day when you’re feeling low on sugar? Slim Down Detox Water – Detox water has become one of the most popular forms of detoxifying beverages, and there’s nothing more bloat-reducing and cleansing for the body! You may also like:
Aromatherapeutic Cold and Flu Remedy - Natural Health You know when a dreaded cold is coming on: Your throat and voice feel a bit scratchy, your nose begins to run, your eyes resemble those of a frog, your energy dips, you get the chills, and, in general, you feel like a blob. Compound these symptoms with muscle aches, joint stiffness, occasional nausea and fever, and you’ve got the flu. According to my wise grandmother, influenza used to be called “bone fever” because you ache right down to your marrow and it hurts for someone just to touch you. When you want relief from your misery, instead of reaching for some chemical-filled pill or ill-tasting syrupy medicine that will just leave your brain feeling clogged, why not add the following remedy to your arsenal of natural cold and flu therapies? Surround Me in Comfort: Warming Bath Oil Feeling all stuffed up? Note: Do not partake of this heating therapy if you are running a fever, sweating, or are extremely weak and debilitated, as it will exacerbate your symptoms. 1 cup jojoba base oil
Golden Milk: The Simple Drink That Could Change Your Life Golden Milk is a wonderful beverage to have in the evening and the benefits are extraordinary. The main ingredient in this recipe is turmeric. Turmeric contains curcumin, the polyphenol identified as its primary active component and which exhibits over 150 potentially therapeutic activities, which include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Additional benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antiseptic,analgesic,.Boosts immunity.Anti-carcinogenic.Helps maintain cholesterol levels.Promotes digestive health.Liver detoxifier.Regulates metabolism and weight management.High blood pressure.Memory and brain function.Various skin conditions.Neurological disorders.Lowers Triglycerides Adding black pepper to turmeric or turmeric-spiced food enhances curcumin’s bioavailability by 1,000 times, due to black pepper’s hot property called piperine. Golden Milk Step 1: Turmeric Paste: Ingredients: 1/4 cup of turmeric powder1/2 teaspoon of ground pepper1/2 cup of filtered water
25 Vegan Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat, Dairy and Eggs for Good! We guarantee that these recipes can make any skeptic gain a new appreciation for the delicious decadence vegan food can offer us — and perhaps even never look back again! From breakfast to dinner, this list has it all; here are 25 plant-based foods that could turn anyone vegan! 1.Strawberry Pecan Stuffed French Toast You don’t need eggs to make this vegan french toast. This Strawberry Pecan Stuffed French Toast uses mashed bananas as a replacement. 2. Accompany your Sunday morning breakfast with these soft and fluffy biscuits. 3. This cruelty-free bacon will wake up even the sleepiest head in your household. 4. Think vegan food is wimpy? 5. Fan of BBQs? 6. Here’s a burger you don’t want to mess with. 7. 5 Killer Vegan Mac & Cheeses These 5 macaroni and cheese recipes are the ultimate “cheesy,” creamy comfort food. 8. No fishes were harmed in the making of this sandwich! 9. Put on your adult bibs and put that knife and fork down. 10. Planning on a fancy dinner? 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.
DIY Foot Reflexology: 7 Pressure Points To Reduce Stress & Boost Metabolism - Tiptop Home Remedies You maybe don’t know, but there are thousands of nerve endings on human feet. Can you imagine that massaging certain points on your feet can help you not only to relax, but also to improve your whole body work? By pressing certain points, you can connect to your hypothalamus, thyroid and other organs. It only takes a few minutes, massage your feet with your big finger and index finger and enjoy yourself. Parts of the foot that are linked with the organs of our body: If you have a problem with overweight, act on the hypothalamus by massaging your big toe. Give yourself a gift at the end of a long day, massage your own feet. Source: MindBodyGreen You maybe don't know, but there are thousands of nerve endings on human feet. firstname.lastname@example.orgAdministratorTiptop Home Remedies