Smile to relax and relieve your pain

The best way to flex your muscles is to smile. It triggers these feel good chemicals in the body. Endorphins help to lift your spirits and relieve stress/pain. The “Duchenne smile (picture at the right ) helps reduce pain signals from the brain to the body and simultaneously let a warm happy feeling wash over you. This smile flexes the …

Mindfully move toward the light

Take a moment to move closer to the stars within *Relax * Breathe deeply of the Universe of light that surrounds you. Feel your heart lighten. Whether you physically at the end of your day move up a physical path to take in the stars or simply focus your attention on this moving stairway imagine you are filling yourself with …

Going home

Never underestimate how great Going home feels. Image:  from thedodo.com  For more images of this joyous event click the link. This little sun bear shows us how good it feels to go home. Going home for us is living in the moment, from your heart and in gratitude for what you all you are given. For biweekly suggestions on how …

Chill out the brain?

Natural Relief -costs you nothing! Andrew Gallup, now at the State University of New York at Oneonta, was first inspired with the idea during his undergraduate degree, when he realized that stretching and yawning might help to chill the brain and stop it overheating. The strong gaping movement of the jaws forces blood flow around the skull, helping defusing excess …

Fascia – role in pain relief

Fascia -key to pain relief          Probably the least understood part of the body, fascia are found in fluid bands or sheets of connective tissue fibers, that forms beneath the skin to attach, stabilize, enclose, communicate pain signals and separate muscles and other internal organs. Made of flexible collagen structures, fascia are capable of resisting great unidirectional tension forces until the wavy pattern of …

Magical hidden beauty

“Gratitude for all these hidden beauties living, loving and  growing quietly, deep in the ocean.  They are like hidden angels that are too delicate to walk our earth, but feed us at so many levels. “ – MWolken 2015   Thanks  Facebook.com and  Gladiator33111