Low Self Esteem – Health Hazard?

What is Low Self Esteem? Low Self Esteem is happening when in general, more times than not, we think about ourselves, judge or evaluate ourselves – negatively. We generally conclude that we, as a person, have a low value. So, surely we were not born this way, how does this ‘begin’? Beginnings of Low Self…

Nail the Flu Tea, Toast and Chest Rub …

Nail-the-flu Tea 2mL Echinacea – stimulates immune system activity 2ml Ginger – antiemetic, diaphoretic, carminative, creates heat, opens blood vessels – assists medicine in, junk out 2mL Licorice – mucoprotective, demulcent, expectorant Half Lemon – Squeezed Fresh Tsp Raw Unrefined honey Hot Water Stir AND … Nail-the-Flu Toast Raw Garlic Toast – toast bread, spread…

Clangers is well ~ Not well

Clangers is in bed – sick with some mucous accumulating viral bacterial disorder. He is very grumpy and not at home to visitors. Some partners, I am sure are ‘good’ patients, but mine has no patience with being sick. Or on occasion – in general. I am confident he would disagree with this impartial observation…

Do you still feel ~ Wonder?

My friend sent me this clip … it is about you and me and the vibe between us that makes ‘we’, it is about the only experience we can ever be completely certain of – what is happening right ‘now’, this very moment. Sometimes I forget to ‘be’ in the moment, to let my mind…

The allure of Tainted Love … Entropy!

‘Made in Chelsea’ might be all about falling in love, but love without Chivalry has a dark side, a destructive kind of oblivion that under the right conditions is intoxicating. Some of us find this very compelling. The Spencer-Louise bond could under those conditions become very dangerous. Love can turn, when driven by sexual jealousy…

Made in Chelsea ~ Chivalry or Contorted Love?

I confess to watching my fair share and perhaps then some of that exquisite fried carbohydrate for the mind ~ trash TV. I love it! Clangers on occasion casts a spurious eye across mine form rendered supine, hiding under the blanky on the couch feigning interest in something educational like National Geographic or at least…

Know anyone competitive?

Most of our relationships are defined by one game or another. You know the kind of game to which I am referring – it goes something like, “Mine is bigger than yours” or possibly a close cousin, “I am better than you … at everything”. Describing relationship patterns – as games is a neat idea…

Swinging Blood Sugar ~ Weight Gain

So friends, by now – if you have been following my sharings on physical and psychological health – you would have spotted my ‘views’ on sugar – the heroin of the food world. Saying I am not a fan – would be understating my position – but the craziness of it is – once you…

Rosehips for Osteoarthritis ~ Cochrane approves

A recent review in the respected Cochrane Library, the gold standard for evidence based research, suggests there is evidence in favour of the natural anti-inflammatory Rosehip for Osteoarthritis. In an Australian first, July 2012 saw the highly respected Australian medical journal Australian Family Physician publish a scientific research review Rosehip – An evidence based herbal…