8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science | The Mind Unleashed

The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn’t mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong. In fact, in recent years, modern science has validated a number of teachings and beliefs rooted in ancient wisdom that, up until now, had been trusted but unproven empirically. Here are eightContinue reading “8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science | The Mind Unleashed”

How to boost your ‘happy hormones’ | Mental Health | Best You | Best Health

After experiencing depression while training to become a physician, I developed an interest in happiness and have studied, and taught, ways to create positivity and joy.A study published in Psychological Science in 2008 found that certain inherited genes seem to account for 50 percent of our happiness. But even if your natural tendency is toContinue reading “How to boost your ‘happy hormones’ | Mental Health | Best You | Best Health”

A two-minute delay in cutting the umbilical cord leads to a better developent of newborns during their first days of life — ScienceDaily

Delaying the cutting of the umbilical cord in newborns by two minutes leads to a better development of the baby during the first days of life, research shows. The study reveals that the time in cutting the umbilical cord (also called umbilical cord clampling) influences the resistance to oxidative stress in newborns. via A two-minuteContinue reading “A two-minute delay in cutting the umbilical cord leads to a better developent of newborns during their first days of life — ScienceDaily”

Reblogged article: Sensory Processing Disorder: Vestibular Dysfunction

http://www.autismmom.net/sensory-processing-disorder-vestibular-dysfunction/ If proprioception is your 6th sense, then the vestibular system is the 7th sense. The vestibular system is how we negotiate balance. It is the intricate system that includes the feedback loop between the inner ear and the brain. If you’ve ever experienced vertigo or dizziness, you understand how it feels to have vestibularContinue reading “Reblogged article: Sensory Processing Disorder: Vestibular Dysfunction”

Reblogged: Maggie Lyon : Touching Stillness

Touching Stillness Who doesn’t need to calm down? We are all so wound up. We are becoming increasingly engulfed by and washed away in our stress. Because of this, there is also a deep cultural plea for learning to slow down and unwind from the incessant and punishing pace of our lives.Still, most of theContinue reading “Reblogged: Maggie Lyon : Touching Stillness”

Kick Your Cold Fast With A Detox Bath

Kick Your Cold Fast With A Detox Bath By Erin Motz It’s the time of year where it seems everyone is either sick or on the verge of getting sick. Blame it on the stale air floating around those airplane rides home from holiday vacations or co-workers bringing it in to the office, but eitherContinue reading “Kick Your Cold Fast With A Detox Bath”

Guided Relaxation for Children with Special Needs

Reblogged article: Guided Relaxation for Children with Special Needs by Patti Teel By Terri Mauro, About.com Guide “Guided Relaxation for Children with Special Needs” [The following is adapted by Patti Teel from her book The Floppy Sleep Game Book: A Proven 4-Week Plan to Get Your Child to Sleep (copyright © 2005 by Patti Teel;Continue reading “Guided Relaxation for Children with Special Needs”

Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child: Relieve Anxiety, Behavior Problems, Sleeplessness

Reblogged from: Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child by Patti Teel By Terri Mauro, About.com Guide “Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child” [The following is adapted by Patti Teel from her book The Floppy Sleep Game Book: A Proven 4-Week Plan to Get Your Child to Sleep (copyright © 2005 by Patti Teel; 0-399-53200-5).] BreathingContinue reading “Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child: Relieve Anxiety, Behavior Problems, Sleeplessness”

Surprising Ways to Boost Your Immune System | Pure Home and Body LLC

Reblogged from: Surprising Ways to Boost Your Immune System | Pure Home and Body LLC. Surprising Ways to Boost Your Immune System By Susan P on October 5, 2012 in Pure Body This article is a guest post by Jennette Cable ND, CTN, CCH Listening to music can boost immunity, making it less likely that you’llContinue reading “Surprising Ways to Boost Your Immune System | Pure Home and Body LLC”