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The body hierarchy

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Understanding the order of importance for our survival that our bodies place on our various body systems can provide a road map for successful resolution of health problems.

Paul Chek has a priority system that he uses and teaches to his students (such as myself) to help us help the people that come to see us seeking treatment for their various aches and pains and health problems.

An attitude of gratitude

Thursday, 25 August 2005

Sometimes when life feels like an insane rush, stumbling from one problem to another in a desperate attempt to make it through the day, it may be difficult to remember how very privileged we really are.

I would bet that everyone subscribing to this e-zine has a roof over their heads, more than one outfit to wear, shoes on their feet, and an opportunity to choose what to eat from an abundance of delicious, quality food, not to mention people in their life that care for them. That alone puts us in the top echelon of the world!

I just finished reading the most fascinating book called Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival by Wiley and Formby, which discusses how light pollution is damaging the health of animals and humans alike.

You may have heard how the frogs and toads have been disappearing from swamps near lit soccer fields. It has also been documented that during solar eclipses, animals go to sleep, thinking it is night time.

Contrary to popular belief, hormones play a greater role in weight control than calories do. If you are trying to lose weight, it would make sense to focus your efforts on controlling the hormone responsible for your excess weight.

Most people that decide they want to lose weight try the “eat less, exercise more” approach, and a few people get results. Many others just feel hungry and tired, not to mention frustrated.

Water, our critical solvent

Monday, 22 May 2006

The medical community tends to examine the solutes of the body for imbalances, which can be important, but it is critical to also consider the solvent.

After all, it is the fluids of the body that transport pretty much everything via the blood, lymph, cerebrospinal fluid, saliva, urine, synovial fluid, extracellular fluid, tears, and milk in lactating females, and it is obvious that nothing would happen if everything were dry.