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Weight Loss Exercise Just Makes Sense

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Bill 1 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

A lot of us live our lives like we are bound by something unseen. Yes, still humans are built to move, too often many put themselves on activity restriction. We have bodies designed and quite able to  race across the savannas, but some live a lifestyle made up of: dragging along from the bed to the breakfast table; to the car seat; to the office chair; to the restaurant chair; to the living room couch and finally back to the bed.

 

It was not always this way. Not long ago in the United States, a man who worked on a farm did the equivalent of 15 miles of jogging every day; and his wife did the equivalent of 7 miles of jogging.

 

Today, our daily obligations of work and home keep us tied to our chairs, and if we want exercise, we have to desperately make time for it.

 

The fact is, health experts insist that the worldwide obesity situation is probably caused as much by lack of physical activity as by eating too much. Hence, it is important that people get revved up to move around.

 

However, that does not mean that a lap or two around the old high school track will offset a daily load of donuts. Exercise alone is not very efficient, experts say. They contend that if you just exercise and do not change your diet, you may be able to prevent weight gain or even lose a few pounds for only  a little while then the weight may just slide back on.

 

Nevertheless, it is not something that you are likely to sustain unless exercise is part of an overall program. The more regularly you exercise, the easier it is to maintain your weight. Here is what to do every day to make sure that you get the exercise you need.

 

1. Get quality rest preferably at night.

 

Make sure that you get adequate sleep. Good sleep habits are conducive to exercise, experts point out. If you feel worn out during the day, you are less likely to get much physical activity during the day.

 

In addition, there is evidence that people who are tired tend to eat more, using food as a substance for the rest they need.

 

2. Take A Walk

 

It is probably the easiest exercise program of all. In fact, it may be all you ever have to do, according to some professional advices of some health experts.

 

Gradually build up to at least 30 minutes of brisk walking five times a week. Brisk walks themselves have health and psychological benefits that are well worth the while.

 

3. Walk On A treadmill

 

When the weather is bad, you might not feel like going outdoors. But if you have a treadmill in the television room, you can catch up on your favorite shows while you are doing your daily good turn for your weight-maintenance plan.

 

Most of us watch television anyway, and indoor exercise equipment enables anyone to turn a sedentary activity into a healthy walk.

 

4. Go For It Today

 

Excuses aside, lack of time is certainly a limiting factor in most lifestyles. That is why health experts suggest a basic guideline for incorporating exercise into your schedule. If you needed another reason to get started, there are many.

 

Get as much exercise as you can that feels good without letting it interfere with your work or family life. If you need to, remind yourself that you are preventing many health problems when you prevent weight gain; and keeping your health in a manageable place is a gift to your family as well as yourself. Live lighter, live longer.

 

Take Care of Your Hair Once and For All<3

 

Have natural hair? Yes? Great!

Okay, Now what? 

Beyond all the bad words we can say about natural hair there are plenty reasons to choose ‘going natural.’ When you wake up in the morning you may not feel your tight curls have it going on. They do! Let me show you the way to easy street with your afro honey.

Look in most magazines, television, billboards and movies and you will see so many celebs and people you and I both know trying to run away from their beautiful African hair. So many women don’t know it yet but their own hair underneath all that Other hair is certainly remarkable.

Black hair is so resilient above all else. Sure it is strong, thick, course, thin, tangled, mangled, damaged and less than manageable sometimes. However our hair always bounces back. If yours hasn’t bounced back from the up and down daily grind yet, I’ll help you fix that in just a minute.

I know so and so’s weave looked good at the Grammys and in the video then at the mall too. That’s good. Now what about your super-fly hair. We have to revive it ASAP. In my opinion It’s important to feel good about the hair that you have. If you don’t feel good about your hair, you’re fussing about the genetics you were born with which none of us can change right about now. First thing we are going to talk about is the basics on taking care of your hair. Believe me, African at home hair care is easy. Yes, super easy. Anyone can do it with a little bit of patience. The magic ingredient is just, PATIENCE young student (smiling and nodding).

Moving right along now…Patience is of most importance if you ever want to have any healthy length to your hair. If you’re always frustrated with it comes to your hair, you can’t expect much from it in the way of looking great and being strong either.

Besides, all that ripping through your hair and listening to all the popping of your ends is no good for the future of your crown. If you rip through your hair at all it’s time to stop it. I’m sure you want to know just how you can manage to stop when you’ve gotten so used to it. The amazing news is there’s a better way! Thank goodness before you pull it all out. Check out the ebook below called:

How To Wash & Set Your Kinky Curly Hair FAST & EASY! To read the rest of this information click here: For the Ebook: http://fiverr.com/peaceismynature/give-stellar-advice-on-how-to-take-care-of-naturally-kinky-hair

Thanks Peace~

 

The Simple Way to Transition from Permed To Natural Hair

400990_4540366241824_1077034282_n(1)Hair, hair and more hair is all you hear black women talking about nowadays. Almost everything from the design and style to the color and texture. Black hair can be so diverse to have. All-natural hair is quite common right now but also making a strong come back in the year 2012. Hair is so important to so many women since hair is one of the first things you see on them. With the new energy of heightened positivity in the world, more men and women are savoring the benefits of living a brighter, more easier life. Consequently, more women are also wanting to reverse the appearance of their hair to a more stress-free look.

Black hair is stunning when it’s worked well. If it’s not, curly hair can be a fairly unsettled subject matter to cope with. One of the main considerations in the black community and precisely with African American women is the permed verses natural hair saga. One of the largest difficulties with women leaving their permed straight hair for natural hair is the (hair length loss factor). That was a tongue twister!

What I’m speaking of is the way that African hair has a tendency to normally be springy, tight coily and kinky curly. There is so much one can do to their hair when they enable it to grow out chemical free. On the other hand most women don’t care anything about that but would much rather have their hair length instead.

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Most major hair transitions take time. Switching from chemical to naturally treated hair is a significant phase in ones’ life. This is definitely the case with permed to natural hair. There are some obvious changes that have to happen in order for a woman to successfully have the head of hair that she desires. For one, the perm kit days are over as soon as she decides no more straight hair. Now instead of continuing to care for her hair with chemically treated products, a woman may usually switch to using organic, holistic products on her hair since it just makes sense.

 

To Our Brothahs: Allow A Woman To Be ~

Brothahs’ if you meet a woman and she has a strong personality she’s probably a leader. If you don’t like those type of women then you should find another type..don’t come and try to change a leader or any other type of woman for that matter..cause we have a Whole Lot of Work to Do out here..and diluting ourselves for someone isn’t a part of the work we came here to do…<3 If you’re not secure with you…get with it before you look for strong women because we are only going to get stronger with time..we gotta be one support for one another so it’s a WIN/ WIN situation, know that….and come correct with the ladies…Peace!

Celestite (Celestine ) : The stone that help you connect with your guardian angel!

Celestine or celestite (SrSO4) is a mineral consisting of strontium sulfate. The mineral is named for its occasional delicate blue color. Celestine is the principal source of the element strontium, commonly used in fireworks and in various metal alloys.  Celestine occurs as crystals, and also in compact massive and fibrous forms. It is mostly found in sedimentary rocks, often associated with the minerals gypsum, anhydrite, and halite.The mineral is found worldwide, usually in small quantities.  Pale blue crystal specimens are found in Madagascar. The bodies of the protozoan Acantharea are made of celestine, unlike those of other radiolarians which are made of silica.In carbonate marine sediments, burial dissolution is a recognised mechanism of celestine precipitation.

Deutsch: Coelestin aus Madagaskar English: Cel...
Deutsch: Coelestin aus Madagaskar English: Celestine from Madagascar (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Celestine crystals are found in some geodes. The world’s largest known geode, a celestine geode 35 feet (10.7 m) in diameter at its widest point, is located near the village of Put-in-Bay, Ohio, on South Bass Island in Lake Erie. The geode has been converted into a viewing cave, Crystal Cave, with the crystals which once composed the floor of the geode removed. The geode has celestine crystals as wide as 18 inches (46 cm) across, estimated to weigh up to 300 pounds (135 kg) each.

Celestite, or other name is celestine, is derived from the Latin word meaning “heavenly”. This stone was believed to be passed among family and friends in order to ward of evil. Both the Greek and the Roman cultures would pass this stone along to those who needed celestite for driving evil out of a person’s body. It’s mineral content has been used for centuries in firework and flares Celestite is said to have come from the star group called the Pleiades. It is supposed to hold the wisdom of the ages and to promote truth. When one holds a piece of celestite no lies may be told or the listener will know immediately that what was said is untrue.

Celestite is said to have come from the star group called the Pleiades. It is supposed to hold the wisdom of the ages and to promote truth. When one holds a piece of celestite. This is one of the most powerful stones there is. Celestite has many abilities, one of which is its proficiency at balancing the male/female energy within the physical body as well as balancing all the energy fields – the auric energy and the life force energy or Gods’ energy. It brings you into attunement with very high powers of rationality. In other words, it brings rational thought to any situation. This stone is excellent for any type of mental activities, such as study work. It clears, balances and attunes all the chakras.

 

 

 

 

 

 

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIE

  • As dreams are tools to the subconscious uses to help the physical and the conscious heal and evolve, Celestite stone will enhance the process through more lucid dreaming, keeping dream records and as a communication channel between the two realms.
  • Celestite is an extremely popular tool for use in communication with angelic and other spirit guides. This is a crystal that will instantly lift you above the mundane, once it has caught your eye
  • Mediation with celestite will open a clear channel of communication, allowing one to tap into the perfect power of the universe’s total love.
  • It will teach you the peaceful trust in acknowledging and accepting that each of us is part of the Divine Plan, and that it is the ebb and flow of ones life which propels you to where you need to be.
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Celestine-Fluorite-j08-04a (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Healing Properties
  • Celestite is known to ease stress in the physical body and is useful in preventing diseases brought on by worry.
  • Celestite has been used to improve eyesight and hearing, and to promote eloquence.
  • One might ease the pain of a sore throat by placing the crystal on the afflicted area.
  •  It is also believed to aid with the functioning of the thyroid gland, as well as to relieve digestive problems and eliminate toxins from the physical form.
  • Celestite should be cleanse in a bowl of tumbled hematites, if it has points, the points must be positioned so that the points always point towards the sky.
  • Celestite crystals will only need recharging occasionally, which should be done briefly in the sun. Be careful not to leave your stone too long in the sun, as it may cause discoloration of the celestite.
  • Celestite is an excellent healing stone for the eyes, ears and mental disfunction.
  •  It eliminates toxins and is also good for digestive problems. In healing, it has the ability to replace pain with loving angelic light.
  • It attracts luck, reveals truth, brings balance, and within this stone one can discover the energy of peace.
  • As all light blue stones, celestine opens and purifies the throat chakra.
  •  It is a creative stone with calming, soothing functioning. It sharpens and focuses the mind, disperses worries and calms the mental chaos.
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Celestine (677)1 (Photo credit: Tjflex2)
Celestite is a crystal that has many gifts to give you. How you use it is up to you. If you simply wish to place one of the lovely blue clusters in the room where you spend most of your time… which may be the bedroom, this will benefit you. Enjoy its lovely energy and feel love and gratitude for the many gifts it will bring into your life from its special vibration.

Is Mercury Good or Bad For The Body?

Fish Contaminated with Mercury
Fish Contaminated with Mercury (Photo credit: redjar)

 

What’s Wrong With Mercury?

Substantial levels of mercury in the human body have been proven to cause several adverse results, such as a decline of the central nervous system, memory, major depression and tremors and drastic energy problems. During a root canal or instance, mercury is absorbed equally into the blood stream, connective tissues and the nervous system, generating a disastrous effect. Mercury’s effect on the body over time can constrain the individual cells and respiratory enzymes, and this stops your cells from utilizing oxygen. Mercury can cause heart disease and shut down your immune system in certain cases. There is a solution and its cleansing your body of mercury as soon as you’re ready to.

Mercury detoxification is the procedure of removing toxic mercury out from the entire body. The procedure is in some cases long, typically taking about three months to around six months. There are two common of strategies to remove mercury from the body. The two known methods are: Intravenous and Chelation. The intravenous approach is more pricey and less convenient, as a result the oral method, also known as Chelation is more preferred.

An interesting area of alternative medicine that is advancing rapidly is mercury detox treatment. Mercury is poisonous to mankind. Contrary to what you may have heard about mercury poisoning, You can be exposed to mercury in a number of ways, including the silver fillings in our teeth, ammunition, artificial flowers and wood preservatives. The most common method for eradicating mercury is chelation therapy. Chelation therapy is introducing a binding agent into the body that grabs onto the mercury and causes it to be excreted with the body’s waste products.

Even though the intravenous approach administers compounds straight into the blood stream, oral chelators can be used to minimize mercury amounts in the body. These will generally consist certain types of algae, cilantro, all-natural chelators, well-known for their capacity to collect and bind mercury, along with additional nutritional supplements to aid the body in doing away with mercury.

If you think you have mercury in your body, be certain to verify with an overall health professional on how best to remove the chemical from your body. The moment you eliminate the mercury from your body, you can expect to feel improved brain strength, increased attentiveness, greater vigor too!

Is Learning the Key to Life-Long Satisfaction?

Do you subscribe to ‘word of the day’ emails? Have you ever taken a pottery, computer, or foreign language class? Most of us have because we are curious about the world and enjoy learning new tasks.

Often, taking up a new hobby is on our yearly list of resolutions or an item on our “bucket lists” and takes a place among the things we want to do before we pass from this world.

Though consciously we undertake these challenges because we enjoy them, these choices may also reflect subconscious desires. 

Community

If you’re taking classes within your community, the course is probably an expression of your desire to connect with other individuals with whom you share common ground. You live in the same place and have similar interests, so you are likely to make lasting friendships. The more friendships are formed, the more close-knit a community becomes. It also combats isolation, which is particularly common for older people who, through bereavement or retirement, mix less with members of the community than they used to.

Adult learning is usually hosted by a local educational institution or publicly funded service for good reasons. First, offering adult learning demonstrates a school’s acknowledgement that learning is meant to be a life-long activity. Likewise, the supportive grants they receive from the government indicate a commitment to encouraging a sense of community and the betterment of its residents.

This makes a nice circle of altruism, because it turns out that a need for self-improvement can actually be interpreted as being quite selfless.  Studies have shown that self-improvement courses lead to stronger community leadership.  Adult learning fosters a sense of empowerment, which can raise confidence and breed leadership. This leadership in turn translates to taking a strong role in a community, and an ability to stand up and have a voice when it is required.

Take, for instance, the example of a large multi-national conglomerate is building a new supermarket on an abandoned site at the edge of a medium-sized town. While the building would be improving that particular empty square of land, perhaps, it would endanger smaller, locally-run establishments that have been operating for decades and passed down from generation to generation. There need to be leaders in this community, perhaps to produce flyers, spread information via the Internet, or to stand up at a town meeting and speak for the people of that community.

Adult learning makes us better neighbors and parents and, above all, happier people.  

Gaining Skills for a Better Future

We learn from an early age that we need education to get us further in life. One of the most valuable gifts teachers of children can give is a love of learning. Their task is a difficult one at times, but luckily for teachers and parents, human bodies have an innate system of learning appreciation.

When we learn, i.e. gain new information or are able to perform a new skill, the please centers of our brains react. Endorphins are released by the nervous system, which we interpret as being happy or content. The release is a subtle one, perhaps as much as eating a piece of chocolate or kissing a loved one or perhaps even less than that, but it is there. Once the new information is assimilated into what we know and become old information, the mind needs new information. Education scholar K. Patricia Cross said: “Learning is not so much an additive process, with new learning simply piling up on top of existing knowledge, as it is an active, dynamic process in which the connections are constantly changing and the structure reformatted.” When our brains are not being changed and reformatted, as stated by Cross, then we need a new piece of information to stimulate our endorphins. In this respect, we are all information junkies to some extent, using learning to make us more happier bit by bit.

Learning a foreign language over years may help a person to eventually take that trip around the world that she/he has been dreaming of, and perhaps joyfully send parcels to USA friends back home. Over time learning may also encourage someone to seek out new forms of employment, leading to overall improvement in our lives. Thus, we should feel proud of ourselves for taking on a new course, no matter what period in our lives we do it. The benefits of our labor will be felt for a long time.

Welcome Your Universal Inner Awakening With Joy!

 

An ever awakening and expanding into a sea on no-things is one of the best lives that one could have this lifetime. As the shedding of the ego* continues, choose to exude more joy each moment and second that came before the last one. The constant love that blooms from each of us is one experience that we can bring forth a little more each day by allowing the elixir of God to reflect from us and to also touch us. The ascension of harmony on this planet is ever flowing like a moist mystically conscious spring of all that exists, the truth is that WE are all-knowing, we’ve always been naturally loving in our divine light. Live Light. Blissful love to you on this Friday~ Who will sacrifice the lower for the higher to thrive and heal this planet? <3 Please comment if you feel the love~

7 Super Uplifting Quotes!

 

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – Les Brown

 

“It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” ~ Bob Proctor

 

“My life is my message.” – Gandhi

 

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

 

“Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go & it will be yours forever.” – Deepak Chopra

 

“What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha

 

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” – B. Olatunji

 

 

Methionine : The essential amino acid which assists with metabolic function, breaks down fat, and is the primary source of sulfur in the body.

Methionine is one of the essential amino acids (building blocks of protein), meaning that it cannot be produced by the body, and must be provided by the diet. It supplies sulfur and other compounds required by the body for normal metabolism and growth. Methionine also belongs to a group of compounds called lipotropics, or chemicals that help the liver process fats (lipids). Others in this group include choline, inositol, and betaine (trimethylglycine). Methionine was first isolated in 1922 from casein and belongs to a group of compounds called lipotropics – the others in this group include choline , inositol , and betaine. It is important in the process of methylation where methyl is added to compounds as well as being a precursor to the amino acids cystine and cysteine.

Methionine is an essential amino acid that assists in the breakdown of fats, thus helping to prevent a buildup of fat in the liver and arteries that might obstruct blood flow to the brain, heart, and kidneys.  Methionine helps lower cholesterol levels by increasing the liver’s production of lecithin; reduces liver fat and protects the kidneys. It regulates the formation of ammonia and creates ammonia-free urine which reduces bladder irritation. Additionally, the DSIB indicates that studies have shown methionine to help reduce histamine levels, which are amino acids that control dilation of blood vessels and influence brain function

Function and Benefits of Methionine

  • Supplies sulfur and other compounds required by the body for normal metabolism and growth. Improves memory recall in people with AIDS-related nervous system degeneration.
  • Methionine amino acid helps the digestive system; helps to detoxify harmful agents such as lead and other heavy metals; helps diminish muscle weakness, prevent brittle hair, and protect against radiation; and is beneficial for people with osteoporosis or chemical allergies.
  • People with AIDS have low levels of methionine. Some researchers suggest this may explain some aspects of the disease process, especially the deterioration that occurs in the nervous system that can cause symptoms, including dementia. A preliminary study has suggested that methionine (6 grams per day) may improve memory recall in people with AIDS-related nervous system degeneration.
  • It is also good for people with Gilbert’s syndrome, an anomaly of liver function, and is required for the synthesis of nucleic acids, collagen, and proteins found in every cell of the body.
  • It is beneficial for women who take oral contraceptives because it promotes the excretion of estrogen.
  • It reduces the level of histamine in the body, which can be useful for people with schizophrenia, whose histamine levels are typically higher than normal.
  • As levels of toxic substances in the body increase, the need for methionine increases. The body can convert methionine into the amino acid cysteine, a precursor of glutathione
  • Methionine  protects glutathione; it helps to prevent glutathione depletion if the body is overloaded with toxins. Since glutathione is a key neutralizer of toxins in the liver, this protects the liver from the damaging effects of toxic compounds.
  • It has also been found to act as an antioxidant as its sulfur group removes the free radicals which are harmful to our various organs.
  • Methionine along with other amino acid also forms creatine which is an important constituent of the muscles and provide them strength.

Deficiency Symptoms of Methionine

Severe deficiency may manifest in dementia, while lesser deficiencies may be known by symptoms like fatty liver, slow growth, weakness, edema and skin lesions.

Food Sources of Methionine
  • Good food sources of methionine include:  Almonds, brazil nuts, broccoli, chickpea, beans, eggs, fish, garlic, lentils, meat, oats, onions, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, soyabeans, seeds, and yogurt.
  • Because the body uses methionine to derive a brain food called choline, it is wise to supplement the diet with choline or lecithin (which is high in choline) to ensure that the supply of methionine is not depleted.
  •  Most fruits and vegetables contain very little of it.  Also in Sea vegetable like laver and spirulina