Changing Our Negative Thoughts

We all have negative thoughts that pop up now and then. They are little cause for concern unless we focus on them. When we focus on negative thoughts too long we can trigger the fight-or-flight response whose whole duty is to prepare us for action. We end up in a high state of alarm that we call stress.
When stressed it's hard to 'catch our breath' because breathing is more shallow. It's hard to swallow, our hands may sweat, our heart beat speeds up and our hands, our head, or even our whole body may start to shake. Stress is hard on the body and can deplete our energy leading to feelings of helplessness and despair. Long term stress can increase your risk for some health problems, like depression. Stress triggers changes in our bodies that can compromise our immune system—making us more likely to get sick. People who live high-stressed lives generally aren't able to fight off illness as well.
How your brain works

Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Thu, 2007-10-11 14:49.

helath guidelines

One of the good pps about health guidelines. It again re-iterates to lead a healthy life

File Attachment: Health Guidelines.pps (231 KB)

Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Mon, 2007-10-08 11:28.

benefits of drinking water

It is popular in Japan today to drink water immediately after waking up every morning. Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value. For old and serious diseases as well as modern illnesses the water treatment had been found successful by a Japanese medical society as a 100% cure for the following diseases:
Headache, body ache, heart system, arthritis, fast heart beat, epilepsy, excess fatness, bronchitis asthma, TB, meningitis, kidney and urine diseases, vomiting, gastritis, diarrhea, piles, diabetes, constipation, all eye diseases, womb, cancer and menstrual disorders, ear nose and throat diseases.

Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Sun, 2007-10-07 14:18.

10 ways to boost your self-confidence

How many times during your growing years did your parents tell you to walk straight or sit up straight? You may have casually dismissed it, or maybe you didn't really pay attention. As an adult, though, you realise the wisdom of the advice.


Simple practices like these don't just help you physically but also psychologically. Psychologists say that there are many little ways that can instantly help boost self-confidence. Here are some easy tips on how you can do just that.


The first thing that works for a confident person is his or her personal hygiene. Right from your hair, your face, your body, your fingers, and your skin -- keep them clean and well maintained. If you have a body odour problem, take remedial measures (use deodorants and bactericidal soaps).


Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Wed, 2007-09-05 09:45.


Here is a nice pps for how to actually eat and enjoy fruits. Lastly it gives a healthy tip to eat only fruits for 3 days. How abt trying it . File Attachment: Fruits.pps (453 KB)
Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Wed, 2007-08-29 15:28.

Beautiful Garden Inside our body

Got this doc from friends , it just gives some beautiful looking pictures of what is supposed to be our internal body parts


Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Wed, 2007-08-15 16:57.

brain damaging habits

1. No Breakfast                                                      
            People who do not take breakfast are going to have a lower blood sugar level.
This leads to an insufficient supply of nutrients to the brain causing brain degeneration.                                    
2. Overeating                                                        
Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:38.

Remedies For Pimbles and Acnes

Dab a small amount of toothpaste (paste, not gel) on pimples before bed; this helps dry out the pimples.
Mix equal amounts of lemon juice and rose water, apply to face with a cotton ball, and allow to sit for 30 minutes before rinsing. 15-20 days of this application helps cure pimples and also helps to remove blemishes and scars.
Apply fresh lemon juice on the affected area overnight. Wash off with warm water next morning.
For acne that hasn't seemed to respond to anything, steep 2-3 tsp. dried basil leaves in 1 cup boiling water for 10-20 minutes, cool, and apply to affected area with a cotton ball.

Avoid drinking tea (regular, not herbal varieties) and coffee immediately after meals, as the tannin present in these interferes in the absorption of iron from the food.
Drink a cup of herbal tea mixed with 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses each day. This provides 80% of the iron needed in one day.
Foods high in iron: lean beef, lean pork, skinned poultry, shellfish, fish, liver, organ meats, egg yolks, pinto, kidney, lima, navy, chick peas, black-eyed peas, lentils, split peas, green peas, spinach, kale, collards, beet greens, chard, broccoli, raisins, prunes, figs, dates, dried peaches, dried apricots, nuts, peanut butter, whole grain breads.
Your body absorbs iron from meats easier than fruits and vegetables. To aid in the absorption of iron from fruits and vegetables, eat them with a good source of vitamin C.

A daily serving of fresh fish or fish oil capsules helps to give relief of arthritis and other joint pains.
3-4 walnuts eaten daily, on an empty stomach, will help.

Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Wed, 2006-03-22 18:53.

eating habits

Eat plenty of fish -- fish oil helps prevent headaches.
So does ginger, which reduces inflammation and pain.
Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season.
Also-eat honey from your area (local region) daily.
Prevent build-up of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of tea. (actually, tea suppresses my appetite and keeps the pounds from invading..Green tea is great for our immune system)!

Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative.

Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes. (when I was young, my mother would make onion packs to place on our chest, helped the respiratory ailments and actually made us breathe better).
Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis. (fish has omega oils, good for our immune system)
Bananas will settle an upset stomach.
Ginger will cure morning sickness and nausea.

Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Wed, 2005-12-14 09:13.

Lower your blood pressure !!

Lower Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, then the natural question is how to lower it. Lowering your blood pressure will greatly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and other illnesses. You can lower your blood pressure by having a control over the factors causing it. The good news is that you can improve all of the above causes, except hereditary.

High Blood Pressure treatment

First look at the reasons for having a high blood pressure. Once you identify the reasons for your elevated blood pressure, try to eliminate them.

In general, switching over to a healthier lifestyle can control the high blood pressure. Follow the following recommendations to keep your blood pressure at healthier levels without the need for medication:

Posted in Submitted by rizwan on Wed, 2005-11-30 09:45.
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