“The way we construe pain, happens in the brain …our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves”. Studies for the the efficacy and benefits of yoga therapy are showing promising results for chronic back pain, cancer, auto-immune disorders and even with substance abuse.
Dissonance and Thyroid Issues
Dissonance is disharmony or discord…and it happens almost immediately from birth. For some, it can even happen before then. Over a period of time dissonance creates disconnection then disease. No joke. Let me give you an (all too common) example:
Fists in your Sleep. What Does it Mean?
Besides our face, I think hands are the most expressive instruments we have to convey thoughts. We can talk with our hands and even signify emotions. Fisted hands often symbolize anger. So what does it mean if you wake up with balled fists? I actually didn’t even know I was doing it until I had such intense cramping in my forearms that I lost my ability to grip a suitcase on a recent trip. Doing what I do, I knew that my Body was obviously telling me something, so I… Continue Reading Fists in your Sleep. What Does it Mean?
Can College Hurt Your Knees?
If you’re the parent of a college-bound student or graduate, I am guessing that your knees weren’t the first thing to hurt! Speaking for myself with one of each, I would say that my pocketbook and heart (not in that order) took more of a beating. But even if you and your pocketbook have not suffered college, I bet you have at least experienced a home or job re-location, or even a change in marital status? Because those, too, can wreak havoc on the knees. At this point I have… Continue Reading Can College Hurt Your Knees?
These Two Yoga Poses Will Make You Feel Invincible
Last week I shared the importance of the word behind the phrase “I AM.” Now, I want to share with you two yoga poses that have the power to cement that phrase into the brain and make you feel bulletproof. First, the Five Point Star: Second, the Moon Goddess pose: Bring yourself into Five Point Star as you say “I AM,” and then exhale into Moon Goddess as you complete your sentence. Some words that work: AWESOME Freakin’ AWESOME AMAZING STRONG CONFIDENT Just 3 repetitions of this sequence with the affirmation sentence have… Continue Reading These Two Yoga Poses Will Make You Feel Invincible