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Write Your Way to Better Health: the Physical Benefits of Journaling

Write Your Way to Better Health: the Physical Benefits of Journaling

How can we improve our health and heal our diseases? After studying this question for a number of years, I’m convinced that two key factors are effective stress management and recovery from emotional trauma. Fortunately, both of these issues can be tackled with a scientifically-proven, drug-free approach: writing therapy. Expressive, pen-to-paper journaling reduces stress, boosts the immune system and helps the mind to process emotional trauma. Its positive effect on immunity helps people with many different chronic illnesses and reduces the severity of symptoms.Julia Cameron’s iconic work on creativity, The Artist’s Way, introduced the concept of Morning Pages, the daily practice of off-loading worries and preoccupations onto the pages of a journal.But many scientists have also investigated the power of expressive writing in the past 30 years...

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Dandelion Tea Detoxify Liver & Kidneys, Kills Cancer and Purifies Blood

By Martin Hajek Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), is unfortunately usually known for being a pesky weed, which people commonly remove from their backyards (and often spray with herbicides). However, humans have been using dandelion in food and teas for its medicinal properties for most of the recorded history. Many people still underestimate the benefits of this plant. When we talk about the dandelion tea, we are talking about two different teas: an infusion made from the leaves and the other made from the roots.The best way to get all of the benefits is to put the dried root and leaves into a cup of boiling water (cover and let steep for 10 minutes or longer), strain and drink it as is. The more herb you use and the longer you let...