Heal Yourself – the Vagus Nerve

One of the most fascinating niches that some life coaches choose to work in is that of health and wellness.

There is a great contribution to be made purely through improving clients’ levels of self awareness about how brilliant our bodies are at healing themselves … with a little understanding and application on our parts.

One of the downsides of the frenetic lives that we live in today’s world is the impact on our health.

Ironically, while the treatment of various medical conditions is improving in leaps and bounds, more and more of us are succumbing to common problems that relate directly to the high stress, low activity lives that we live.

Chronic inflammation is likely the root cause or many of the ills that we experience, ranging from hay fever, eczema, migraines and arthritis to depression, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke – and a lot more in between.

“Before healing others, heal yourself.”

– Lao Tzu

Heal yourself

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15 Stress Busters

Do we live in the most stressful time ever?

It was widely predicted in the 1960s that, within forty to fifty years, advances in technology would leave us with more time to ourselves, more time for recreational activities and leisure pursuits …  and far less stress.

Reportedly, it is at least twice as stressful to live in the  21st century as it was in the 1960s!

Sadly, although there are many examples of technology having helped to automate menial activity and free up time, advances in communications technology, in particular, have robbed us of those gains by blurring the boundaries between work and home life and rendering us constantly accessible to others.

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

– Mary Engelbreit

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A Profound Thought

In this modern era it seems we are all so insanely busy, yet more often than not all that frenetic activity amounts to little in terms of its contribution to our own personal development, joy or happiness.

For those readers caught in the trap of frenzied, yet ‘zero sum’ day-to-day activities, I thought you might appreciate a short, sharp and punchy newsletter this week!

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