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That Little Fellow Has Its Head Down and Bum Up

For The Love Of Bees

 

 

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Benefits of Reishi Mushrooms

This is interesting for me as I have just started taking Reishi mushroom powder in tea form. Reason –   I have been having trouble with a mild form of Vertigo which I find very debilitating and frustrating as I have it for weeks at a time.  I have been taking it now  for a week now first thing in the morning on an empty stomach before I head off to the gym. Result – so far the vertigo has disappeared after two days. I have to say I have stopped all other vitamins at this time so that I can evaluate the powder. I know that it is said to be a physical problem, with crystals in our inner ear but I believe it could also be a deficiency of sorts as well that can cause the swimming of ones vision and head. 

Will take this powder for two weeks and see how it goes.

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Health – 2 minutes to instant calm

 

When You Are in a Panic – Diaphragmatic (deep breathing) technique delivers more oxygen to the body, soothing the nervous system. The diaphragms rhythmic movement also massages your organs.

a. Lie on your front with your head to one side. Rest your arms either side of your head, placing your hands on the floor close to your crown.

b. Take a few moments to settle and get comfortable. Relax and soften your facial muscles, let your eyes close and become aware of your breath. Let your whole body melt into the floor as you exhale.

c. As you inhale fully notice how your belly softly presses int the ground then as you exhale, how it gently retracts again.

d. As you breathe slowly and naturally, move your attention to your ribcage and notice how the side ribs move, widening as you inhale and drawing back as you exhale. Just notice this movement and allow it to be easy without changing it.

e. Widen your attention to focus on your lower back. Feel how it expands and opens as you breathe in and softens and releases down as you breathe out.

f. Turn your head to the other side to even out the stretch and breathe with the same deep awareness for a few more minutes.

g. Come onto all fours, softly spreading your hands open and feeling your  back wide and long. Keep your hands under your shoulders and your knees under your hips. Gently bring your feet together and as you breathe out draw your hips back to your heels, then ease your butt back until it touches your feet to create a gentle stretch through your spine. (Child pose in yoga).

h. Release your ribs down onto your thighs and lower your chest and shoulders to bring your arms and forehead to relax on the floor. Rest here completely surrendering your body to gravity.

After that you should be feeling a lot calmer

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Better Than Botox?

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I have been getting articles from this great website called Draxe.com . You can actually sign up for free and get his articles, its worth it as he has some great information.

The article I am presenting you today is especially interesting to us girls although these days I am sure the boys would be interested as well.
Its all about fish collagen. Heard of it? I have heard of just plain collagen powder but not this. ‘Fish collagen is absorbed up to 1.5 times more efficiently into the body and has superior bioavailability over bovine or porcine collagens’.
Fish collagen can be absorbed at a higher level through the intestinal barrier into the bloodstream and carried throughout the body. This leads to collagen synthesis in the joint tissues, bones, skin dermis and many other essential body systems. Sounds like good stuff to me.

The health benefits of this collagen is
1. Anti aging
2. Helps regenerate and heal bones
3. Heals wounds
4. Increases your protein intake
5. Has antibacterial qualities

This collagen was first found about 1985 by a pharmacist extracting it from the skin of fish. Sometimes it can be called marine collagen but marine collagen could be extracted from shellfish and jellyfish which is not recommended so keep that in mind.

This protien comes from the scales, skin, bones and fins of fresh or saltwater fish and parts we do not normally eat like the eyes and the rest of the head. You can also get this protein through making a fish stock by boiling the whole of the fish (gutted). Fish collagen is high in essential and non-essential amino acids.

Anyway it all sounds good. I think I may make a face mask out of it see if it plumps up the wrinkles.
Will let you know.

Apparently it does not smell like fish so you don’t have to worry about the fishy smell on your face or food. Hydrolyzed fish collagen is the best as it is broken into small molecules and easily absorbed.
For me I think its worth giving a try.

If you want to read more about this go to Dr Axes website, sign up and get his news letters.

I have found a site on Amazon that sells this collagen – Fish Collagen – Amazon

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Quick And Easy Exercises To Get Rid Of A Double Chin – Well Help Anyway

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1.While standing, tilt your head back and look towards the ceiling.
2.Pucker your lips and “kiss the ceiling.”
3.Hold the kiss for five seconds.
4.Relax your lips and return your head to a neutral position.
5.Repeat this 15 times.

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1.While facing forward, open your mouth wide.
2.Stick your tongue out slowly over a five count, until it is as far out as possible.
3.Return the tongue to your mouth over another five count.
4.Repeat this 10 times.

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1.Tilt your head back and look towards the ceiling.
2.Push your lower jaw forward to feel a stretch under the chin.
3.Hold the jaw jut for a 10 count.
4.Relax your jaw and return your head to a neutral position.
5.Repeat this 10 times.

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1.While standing, drop your chin forward to your chest.
2.Slowly rotate your head to the right.
3.Hold your head for a five count.
4.Slowly rotate your head back down so that your chin is to your chest.
5.Continue to rotate your head to the left.
6.Hold your head for a five count.
7.Repeat this for 30 seconds.

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1.While keeping a straight back, open your mouth as wide as possible.
2.Place the tip of your tongue against the backside of your bottom row of teeth.
3.Inhale through your mouth, and exhale while making an “ahh” sound.
4.Continue this for one minute.
5.Relax the mouth and tongue.
6.Repeat this once more.

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1.While facing forward, carefully slap your lower jaw with the back of your hand, not too hard or too soft.
2.Repeat this careful slapping at a constant and regular pace for 30 seconds.

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1.Making a “V” shape with your hand, place your thumb on one side of the jaw and the rest of your fingers on the other side.
2.Make sure your fingers are far back on the jawline, with the thumb and index finger in the same place as each other on opposite sides.
3.While holding your hand in place, press forward using your head and neck.
4.Hold for 30 seconds.
5.Relax the neck and hand.
6.Repeat this three times.

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1.While laying face-up on a bed, allow your head to hang off the end.
2.Slowly lift your head up towards your chest while keeping the back and shoulders flat against the bed.
3.Hold for 10 seconds.
4.Very slowly return your head to its starting position.
5.Repeat this two times.

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Did You Know 03/02/2015 – Math Hacks You Probably Did Not Learn At School!

1. How To Figure Out Multiples Of Nine

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3. How To Multiply Large Numbers In Your Head
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4. How to Multiply Double-Digit Numbers by 11
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5. Secret To Remembering The Numbers In Pi
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6. How To Find Fractions Of Whole Numbers
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7. How to Add And Subtract Fractions

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8. How To Convert Fahrenheit To Celsius

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9. How to Quickly Figure Out the Day of the Week Any Date Falls On

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10. How To Remember Which Sign Is Greater Than And Which Is Less Than

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11. How Japanese kids learn to multiply in primary school

Now this I find fascinating. How simple does this make it.

SOURCE; WORLDINSIDEPICTURES.COM

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Did You Know – 10/14/2014

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1. Yoghurt bacteria help tame inflammation in arthritis, and suppress the bacterium H.pylori that triggers ulcers.

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2. Derived from pineapples, the enzyme bromeliad promotes circulation, reduces swelling and helps you body reabsorbs the by-products on inflammation. ‘Go Pineapples’

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3. Vitamin D deficiency in kids may be due to their parents’ taking statins during their fertile years, because these drugs impact vitamin D metabolism.

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4. The ‘head brain’ works things out on a logical basis, while the ‘gut brain’ links us with our emotional and instinctive side. In my personal view women have a much superior ‘gut brain’ than men as I believe women are far more instinctive than men. ‘Just saying’

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5. Raisins, bananas, dates and grapes contain fast-releasing sugars, whereas berries, cherries and plums release their sugars slowly, thereby avoiding spikes.

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