There is nothing permanent except change.
THIS WEEK CONTINUING ON THE NEW SERIES; CHANGE. PLUS, ON THE BOOK TEN-MINUTE RELAXATION FOR MIND AND BODY. ALSO, CANCER: CIVILIZATION’S -NO. 2 KILLER?????
HAPPY MONDAY, it is a beginning of a new week and the middle of October.
Time to reflect on any changes to your lifestyle!
The other day at our organic market; EARTH FARE, Dan was admiring this vegetable.
It was called red kuri, it is in the family of the squashes.
Well, if you know Dan; he had to try it!
He loves anything to do with pumpkin and red kuri looks like a miniature pumpkin.
So, yesterday I cooked it up.
Made it like I would for acorn squash, for when I looked it up; the description stated it was on the sweet side.
Cooked it with vegan pumpkin flavored marshmallows, agave, cinnamon, and raisons (dried berries).
My secret is before putting it in the oven, I boil it in water to soften the shell.
Delicious, it turned out wonderfully.
Today Dan and I are going to explore the second biggest thing that gets in the way of people making durable, consistent changes in their lives.
Remaining stuck in blame and victim mentality.
Another common hurdle that people struggle to overcome is moving from a place of blaming others for their lives to taking responsibility for their lives.
No one gets through life unscathed.
And while it is 0 percent your fault that these things happen to you, it is 100 percent your responsibility to deal with the aftermath of what your situation has given to you.
Having emotionally unavailable parents is a hinderance, no doubt.
So is having one of your best friends die.
So is being raped.
So is being bullied for years.
So are a lot of things that happen to people, every day, around the world.
When we blame other people for aspects of our lives, we shrug off the tough work of taking responsibility for ourselves.
I will say that again, if you are blaming others, you are avoiding responsibility in your life.
Take back your power by forgiving the people you have felt victimized by and get on with your life.
No one is coming to save you.
At a certain point in your journey, you must pick yourself up by your socks and tell yourself, how my life goes is up to me.
I am going to become a bigger person now and stop copping out by blaming other people for my life’s circumstances.
Until tomorrow the third biggest thing that gets in the way of people making durable, consistent changes in their lives.
Since this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every post this week; I will share something that I have written or done in the past that has to do with this very topic.
OCTOBER IS THE MONTH FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Simple cancer remedies that can give you a fighting chance
Friday, July 13, 2012, by: Dr. Veronique Desaulniers
Though cancer can be seen as a complex illness, it is important to understand that cancer is simply the "symptom" and the beginning.
For your body to allow cancer cells to take root and multiply, there had to be a weakened immune system, toxicity of many kinds and nutritional deficiencies.
Evidence-based research has shown that there are hundreds of known and effective cancer cures.
Here are some amazingly simple protocols that will give you an edge if you are afflicted with cancer.
1. Baking Soda
1 tsp. of baking soda and the juice of one organic lemon in eight ounces of water several times per day is a quite straightforward way to alkalize the body.
Cancer cells cannot grow in an alkaline body.
2. Blood Root
Blood root is a perennial plant that contains a plant alkaloid called Sanguinarine.
Sanguinarine kills cancer cells only and does not harm your healthy cells.
It can be used internally or applied externally in a salve for superficial cancers
Chaga is a medicinal mushroom that has been studied in laboratories for many years.
It has shown much promise as an immune system modulator and has many anti-cancer properties.
4. Vitamin D
Checking your blood serum Vitamin D levels could help you prevent cancer and speed up your recovery from cancer.
A study conducted in 2006 indicated that lower levels of blood serum Vitamin D were associated with a poorer overall survival rate of post-menopausal breast cancer patients.
5. Essiac Tea
The original formulation of this tea was an old Native Indian recipe that had been used for hundreds of years.
A Canadian nurse learned about it and started sharing it with some of her cancer patients and she began to see amazing recoveries.
The tea, comprised of several anti-cancer and cleansing herbs, can be consumed several times per day.
6. Flax Seeds and cottage cheese
Dr. Johanna Budwig, a German biochemist and physicist, is credited for this healing concoction that has seen a 90 percent success rate spanning over 50 years.
The combination of these two foods provides essential fatty acids and lipoproteins that reduce tumors and restore health.
7. Hemp Oil
The cannabinoids in hemp kill cancer cells.
And like all other herbal remedies, the plant chemicals do not harm healthy cells.
There have been numerous studies conducted with reported beneficial effects on many types of cancers, including breast cancer.
It is estimated that over 85 percent of the world's population is iodine deficient.
Since estrogen production increases with iodine deficiency, make sure you have your iodine levels evaluated every year.
Melatonin is a powerful breast cancer cell inhibitor.
In fact, in laboratory studies, it put breast cancer cells to sleep and slowed down the growth by 70 percent.
Melatonin also counteracts the effects of environmental estrogens.
10. Broccoli Sprouts
While cruciferous vegetables in general have been promoted for their anti-cancer properties, broccoli sprouts are up to one hundred times more potent.
The sprouts contain Sulforaphane which not only kills cancer cells but suppresses the growth and spread of many types of cancers.
There are literally hundreds of known cancer cures that have saved countless lives.
Of course, healing cancer involves healing the body as a whole.
Lifestyle and dietary changes are also essential since cancer is just the symptom and NOT the cause.
If you know anyone who is afflicted with cancer, please share this information and be a messenger of hope.
OCTOBER 17th, Dan, and I thought on continuing this segment with the series with some fun; What is it about October that is so significant during this month?
World Trauma Day – October 17, 2022
World Trauma Day is observed on October 17 each year with an emphasis on saving lives and how to properly address emergency cases.
The day is structured to create increased awareness about trauma and to educate the public on ways to address traumatic incidents and deaths.
Did you know that traumatic injuries have caused more deaths to people below the age of forty-five than malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis?
Furthermore, over 9% of deaths around the world are caused by traumatic injuries!
World Trauma Day observations seek to lower these rates.
World Trauma Day was created in New Delhi, India, in 2011.
This was a result of the high number of deaths caused by road accidents in the country an estimate of over four hundred people lost their lives each day to it.
The day was created to reduce injuries and deaths, as well as the after-effects of trauma incidents in the country and the world at large.
Road accidents are one of the most common causes of traumatic experiences around the world. \
Traumatic experiences from military operations, domestic abuse, and sexual assaults follow shortly behind.
These experiences, if not managed properly, can result in victims suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (P.T.S.D.).
According to accounts dating back to the fifth century, B.C. trauma was visible in Ancient Greece and was also reported among soldiers during the American Civil War in the 1860s.
World War II came with developments on how trauma was conceived by many.
Soldiers were then allowed to take a break from the war to clear off their heads and then return to wars later.
During the Vietnam and Korean wars, the use of talk therapy for trauma victims began to hold ground.
The then-Veterans Administration, which is now known as the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, started a group therapy program for P.T.S.D. victims.
The commemoration of World Trauma Day, on the other hand, guarantees that people are well-informed about how to cope with trauma and avoid it when possible.
Time is precious and is priceless, so Dan and I will continue each day to pull from a box of 365 inspirational quotes; one quote and share with you.
THE NOW IS NOT JUST A PLACE OF SENSORY EXPERIENCE, ALTHOUGH THAT IS SUFFECIENTLY RICH, BUT WHERE LIFE COMES OUT OF.
Today Dan and I will be continuing the book, Ten-Minute Relaxation, For Mind and Body by Jennie Harding.
Whenever you are feeling under pressure, ten minutes is all you need to relax totally, using tools that are always with you; your senses.
This book is packed full of wonderfully simple ideas and exercises for using sight, taste, smell, hearing, and touch and that vital sixth sense of intuition to rebalance your energies and bring you back into harmony with the natural world around you.
Identify your favorite sensory relaxation solutions and combat that stress!
Per Dan and my experience this is another component in keeping ourselves healthy, meditation.
By using your five senses, you can learn to relax in just ten minutes.
CHAPTER 2; THE SENSORY JOURNEY; SMELL
SMELLS AND MOODS-
ESSENTIAL OIL SAFETY TIPS-/
1. Never swallow essential oils.
2. Do not use more than the suggested numbers of drops.
3. Lavender and tea-tree can be used neat on the skin- two drops = one dose.
All other oils must be diluted in a vegetable carrier oil for skin application.
4. Keep essential oils well closed and out of the reach of children.
5. If you are pregnant, consult a qualified aromatherapist regarding safe use of oils.
6. If you have sensitive skin, use half the stated drops in any blend.
7. Keep your eyes closed when inhaling scented steam.
8. For massage, use half the drops in any stated blend for children aged two to ten.
Children over ten can receive the full blend.
For baby massage blends, we will in coming post.
9. If you massage into the skin any blends containing sweet orange, lemon, or mandarin oils; you must not expose the skin to strong UV light or a sunbed for twelve hours afterward.
Tomorrow, KEY ESSENTIAL OILS
As I ponder over all that I have learned, I have come to find that we all have our own blueprint.
Our bodies are precious and there are many components in taking care of them.
Throughout the blog, Dan and I have related the separate ways through body, heart, and soul.
It is all about power of knowledge and learning to take care of yourself, keeping your cells happy.
Our immune system is one of the key factors in keeping healthy.
It is important to know how it works!
Cancer: Civilization's - No. 2 Killer
Continuing from yesterday, Dr Dean Burk (1904-1988) was a foundation member of the US National Cancer Institute and former head of its Cytochemistry Department.
For his work in cancer research, he received honors from France, Britain, Germany, and Russia.
Formerly Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Cornell University, he worked in cancer research at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Germany and at the USSR Academy of Science, Moscow.
Dr Burk was the recipient of the Domagk Prize for cancer research, a Knight Commander of the Medical Order of Bethlehem, and a Knight of the Mark Twain Society.
He was co-author of the books Cancer, Approaches to Tumor Chemotherapy and Cell Chemistry and author of over 250 published scientific papers.
Dr Warburg said Burk's outstanding and decisive discoveries in cancer research were: 1) the metabolism of the regenerating liver (1941); 2) that the malignancy of cancer was proportional to the fermentation rate of the cells (1956); and 3) that in vivo growing hepatomas produced in vivo by carcinogens were similarly more malignant the higher the fermentation rate (1964).
The PHRASE TO REMEMBER; Health is Wealth.
We stand by this and continue to do daily; walk, meditation, and Qigong.
NOTHING IS PERMANENT
Until Tuesday, our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time;
what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.