Monthly Archives June 2013

Are You the Success-Type Personality?

June 27, 2013 Mental balance

successOne of the things Dr. Maxwell Maltz deals with in his book Psycho-Cybernetics is success. When we feel down we should stop and take a close look at ourselves. Here’s a short checkup list that might be leading us towards success or the opposite direction, if we lack some of these personality traits. Dr. Maltz presents the ingredients of a success-type personality as 7 words which compose the very word SUCCESS:

Sense of direction – Our life is balanced as long as we have a goal to reach. Otherwise, we feel unhappy and aimless, without a clue about what we really want or what success means to us. Dr Maltz compares this with a bicycle which maintains poise and equilibrium provided it is heading forward.

Understanding – Understanding depends on good communication, which is vital for the funct...

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Healing Properties of Honey

June 19, 2013 Natural remedies

honeyThe difference between raw honey and the one usually found in the supermarket can be significant. Raw honey which has not been processed, heated or pasteurized has extraordinary healing properties.

On his website, Dr. L.B. Grotte, M.D., quotes a series of articles by Dr. Molan, referring to clinical reports and experimental studies about using honey to treat wounds. The evidence which supports these articles proves that its healing properties are much more than folklore.

Briefly, here’s what honey can do, based on clinical observations:

- Use of honey can reduce inflammation, swelling and pain on wounds and hasten the healing, sometimes in a spectacular way, just in a few days. Different studies indicated that infected wounds become sterile in 3 to 10 days when using honey dressings.

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11 Reasons for Inline Skating

June 13, 2013 Sports

roller skatingExercising doesn’t have to be boring and bothersome. You can really have fun while you put your muscles to work and tone your body. Swimming, inline skating and cycling are fun, that’s for sure. But they are very healthy, at the same time. Today we deal with roller skating.

11 reasons to roller skate your way to health

It’s better than jogging because of its low impact on joints.

Being an outdoor activity, inline skating is better for your mental health, it gives you more energy and more positive engagement.

It improves your coordination, mobility, balance and agility.

It improves blood circulation and is a great workout for the heart.

It develops especially the muscles of the lower body: thighs, butt and lower leg muscles. Skating is one of the best exercises for the butt muscles.

It tone...

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10 Foods that Can Lower Your Cholesterol

June 8, 2013 Nutrition

oatmeal lowers cholesterolMedicines which keep the bad cholesterol or LDL (low density lipoprotein) under control can have unwanted side effects. On the other hand, diet plays an important role in maintaining our health and overcoming diseases. Healthy oils, fibre, soy, omega-3 fatty acids, nuts are good allies in the fight against the bad cholesterol.

Here are 10 foods that have been found to lower cholesterol numbers.

Oatmeal & oat bran, whole grains – A bowl of oatmeal and one banana contain around 2.5 of soluble fiber which can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Barley and other whole grains can fight cholesterol as well.

Fibre – Beans, peas, lentils and other pulses are rich in soluble fibre. During the digestion process, which is longer than for other foods, the fiber removes the ...

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