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Magic of Commitment. I have found over the years that when you commit to a project whether it is starting a business, a new relationship or learning a new skill, opportunities arise that you ordinarily would not have noticed. William Hutchinson Murray, from his 1951 book entitled The Scottish Himalayan Expedition says it best, “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance

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Acidity. Acid Reflux. Heartburn. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).Natural Remedies

Heartburn.Acid Reflux. GERD. Indigestion. This blog covers the above problems in the following order: What it is. Symptoms. Diagnosis. Causes: Overeating rich food, alcohol, cool drinks/sodas, smoking, trigger foods, lying down after meals, obesity, grains/carbs, pregnancy and the pill, gallbladder problems, tight clothes around the waist, exercise soon after eating, eating close to bedtime, stress, constipation, heavy metals, hurried meals, eating unripe fruit, food intolerance, H Pylori,

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An Invaluable Helper: If you are coaching yourself toward greater health and happiness, one of the most effective tools that you can use is journal writing. It can help you clarify your goals and the blockages in your current life journey. Your mind can be a wonderful ally in the process of growth and change. Although you cannot see your thoughts, they have powerful effects on your progress, sometimes helping and other times hindering you. I  encourage you to choose with care the foods that you

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Vision/ Poor Eyesight/ Conjunctivitis :

Symptoms: blurred vision, headaches, floaters, spots, redness and itching. Below are herbs and supplements aimed at helping blurred vision usually caused by common vision defects such as farsightedness, nearsightedness, or astigmatism. Disturbances of the fluid balance in the eye can also cause blurred vision. These disturbances may be limited to the eye itself, as in eyestrain and excessive tearing, or they may reflect disturbances in fluid balance throughout the body, as in diabetes, high bloo

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Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental and lifestyle factor

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Willpower and Self Discipline

Willpower and Self Discipline If you have the discipline to do little things you don’t like, you can spend your life doing the big things you do like. Discipline is not everyone’s favourite word. It probably slots in somewhere between dentist and diarrhea. Self discipline makes all the difference. Life is a trade off between instant pleasure and long term reward. Self discipline in the little things-studying instead of television leads to greater knowledge and better qualifications. Self discipl

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Natural Remedies for Age Spots

Large brown splotches usually on the face and hands are the result of sun damage. They can appear anywhere on the body as it ages. They are also called liver spots. They are harmless, but can be a sign of more serious problems. They are the result of a buildup of wastes known as lipofuscin accumulation, a by product of free radical damage in skin cells, brain and liver cells. They are indicative of free radical intoxication of the body and may affect many internal structures as well . Melanin,

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Natural Remedies for Acne

An eruption of spots on the skin, caused by overactivity of the sebaceous glands. Usually found on the face, neck, shoulders and back. Causes Testosterone Acne is most common at puberty due to increased levels of the male sex hormone testosterone . Although men have higher levels of testosterone than women , during puberty there is an increase of testosterone in both sexes , making girls in this age group just as susceptible to acne .Testosterone causes the sebaceous glands to enlarge and produ

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Natural Remedies for Abscess

An abscess is formed when pus accumulates in a tissue, organ, or confined space in the body due to infection. Infections are the most common human disorders and can be produced by bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi. A boil is an external abscess. The area may become swollen, inflamed, hot, red and tender. It may result in fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, fever and chills. The material inside it consists of living and dead white blood cells, dead tissue, bacteria and/or toxins, which

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Take a good look at your Life.

The New Year is perceived as a great chance to start afresh and to see your life in a new light. I believe in evaluating your life at least once a month and preferably once a week. How is your life going? I ask all those I coach to look closely at their lives a couple of times a year. Let’s reflect on last year. Grab a pen and paper and write a bit about what happened last year. Be as objective  and compassionate as you can. Be gentle with yourself. Write down and process feelings that may com