How Can I Raise Low Blood Pressure?

How Can I Raise Low Blood Pressure?   So many doctors, journalists and writers talk about how to lower high blood pressure, but few address the challenges of low blood pressure. My blood pressure is often low, not dangerously low, but I do feel low blood pressure symptoms such as: Dizzy upon standing – after sitting. Headache/ head-rush (where you feel spacey upon standing). Cardio exercise can wipe me out. Not…

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Are We Made To Give Unconditionally?

    Sometimes I am hesitant to use the word God in blog posts, as everyone comes from different backgrounds, some are religious, some are not, so when I say God I mean life. In a bookshop last week I read a poem on ‘giving’ by Kahlil Gibran and it struck me how conditional I still am in my giving. Kahlil Gibran – On Giving You give but little when…

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The Tapping Solution by Nick Ortner – Book Review

Title: The Tapping Solution – A Revolutionary System For Stress-Free Living   Author:  Nick Ortner   Published: 2013   Publisher: Hay House   Pages: 229   Price: (RRP) £12.99 (paperback)   $24.95 (hard cover)   Genre: Self Help   Buy The Tapping Solution  in the UK HERE in the USA HERE     A New York Times Best-seller   A few years ago I came across something quite profound and quite transformative in its healing…

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Sugar Alternatives – Alternatives To Refined Sugar

We are biologically designed to enjoy sweet things. from the first drink of our mother’s milk to as we grow and mature in life. However, we are not designed to consume large quantities of refined sugar and processed food. Refined sugar comes in many guises, and on your shopping label you may miss it altogether. It is in what you expect it to be in – chocolate bars, cakes, soda.…

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RECIPE: Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free JAMAICAN BANANA BREAD

  RECIPE: Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free  JAMAICAN BANANA BREAD Aahh…banana bread that comfort food that is like heaven on the lips.   Well, I have never ever made banana bread. I have eaten it, but never made it before, and wanted to challenge myself to make a banana bread with a difference, both gluten-free and sugar-free with a bit of extra yum factor. So I dug out an older cookbook I…

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Frustrated and Feeling Stuck ?

When you are striving towards something in life, it can feel that the road is infinitely long sometimes. Frustration is something many people experience, that, and feeling stuck. I know I have and still do. One day, while considering this, I was reminded that everything is in perfect timing, including emotions such as frustration and resistance. We want to be rid of the resistance and we feel that the resistance…

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The Healthy Back Bag® : Coral Microfibre Product Review

In late 2012 I damaged my back during a Pilates session and I had never experienced such excruciating pain in all my life. If you have had a back injury or suffer from back problems you will understand how important it is to take care of your back.   It took months of rehabilitation and physiotherapy, and many times I would do simple things like bend down to put my shoes on and would pull my back…

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Who Am I? Define Success

Who am I? Define success. Many people in the world have an inbuilt definition of success.  In the West: status, career, money, and for some it is owning a home, getting married and having children. In the East it may be being a man of honour, or having a religious standing in the community, or education or intelligence. But do any of these define success?   This definition of success…

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The Wisdom Of Ageing Well – By Michael Doherty (Guest Blogger)

This photograph is not Michael This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files Kelly has asked me to write a post about ageing. She wanted me to do this as I am a reasonably fit, reasonably healthy 75 year old, who lives a full and active life. It has not always been so. I was born just before the Second World War, in 1937, so most of my early…

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Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Book Review & Giveaway

  WIN: Beat Sugar Addiction Now! The cutting-edge program that cures your type of sugar addiction and puts you on the road to feeling great – And losing weight!  Author: Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. with Chrystle Fiedler Published: 2010  Pages: 255 Genre: Health   Price: $16.99 / £10.99Purchase ‘Beat Sugar Addiction Now!’ HERE (USA) & HERE (UK)   In January 2013 I made the big decision to go sugar-free. I had this strong…

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