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Ways Love Makes You Smarter
similar to you, if a bit smarter
With your spouse in the house, you have
a built-in brain-booster sitting right across
the breakfast table. Get the biggest cranial
lift from your relationship with these five
A Seattle Longitudinal Study looked at
169 couples in 7-year intervals between 1956
and 1984 and found that the most stable
relationships were those in which people
were similar in intelligence, flexibility of
attitudes, social responsibility, and
education levels. Researchers also found
that after 14 years together, spouses with
the better grasp of verbal meanings and word
fluency had pulled the lower-functioning
spouses up to their level.
Hold hands whenever
In addition to creating feelings of
warmth and closeness, holding hands can help
inoculate you from stress. One study using
brain scans found that when married women were
told they were about to receive an electric
shock, just holding their husbands' hands
minimized their brains' response to the
threat. Women in the closest relationships
experienced the greatest decrease in
stress-related brain activity.
Kiss at least once
This intimate touch triggers the
release of the bonding hormone oxytocin and
lowers levels of the stress hormone cortisol
but that's not all. Researchers say that when
we kiss, we activate nearly half of the
cranial nerves that affect cerebral function.
All of the sensory information of a kiss the
smell and warmth of your partner's skin, the
taste and feel of soft lips shoots into your
brain, delighting your neurons and forging new
Put pictures of
your honey on your desk
Brain scans show that looking at a
photo of your beloved, especially in the early
stages of your relationship, activates a part
of the brain associated with pleasure and
reward as well as focused attention and
motivation. This same area is triggered when a
cocaine addict gets a fix -- so you could
literally get a healthy 'high' from looking at
a picture of your new love. When you're in the
throes of new love, your prefrontal cortex
also gets into the action, anticipating more
time together and planning future events.
One study found that
average blood pressure was lower when a
person spent time with his or her spouse
than when they spent time alone or with
other people. Even if you don't talk, just
spend time in the same room, reading,
watching TV, surfing the web, or doing
from No More Brain Drain
Many people suffer from lower back pain,
especially in the area of the sacrum causing the
common complaint of sciatica. The symptoms of
this condition can be a cramping sensation of
the thigh or shooting pains from the buttocks
spreading down the legs. Sometimes, there can be
tingling, or a pins/needles sensation in the
legs and thighs as well as some complaints of
deep and sometimes severe pain starting low on
one side of the back.
One of the most common causes of sciatica is
when the nerve is being compressed by the
periformis muscle and can be as simple as
making sure that you are not sitting on a
wallet or other bulges in the back pocket of
your trousers. The periformis muscle can also
be easily compromised by a fall or other
trauma to the hips and buttocks area, causing
the muscles to be hypertonic and thereby
compressing the nerves.
Compresses with essential oils over the
inflames and painful areas would certainly be
a part of your treatment strategy. Cold
compresses can be very helpful when the area
feels warm to the touch. Hot compresses are
very soothing for painful areas, but should be
alternated with the cold.
Here are just a few of
my favorite essential oils to use when
plagued with sciatica pain.
Chamomile has mild
analgesic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory
is great for all types of neuralgia problems.
is a wonderful
for relaxing tight, muscles.
anti-inflammatory properties and is
Pepper helps to tone
the muscles and reduce swelling to the nerve
is good for cooling inflamed areas and is a
Uses for Baking Soda
Use it as an antacid.
Use it as underarm deodorant by applying it with
a powder puff.
Mix half a teaspoon with peroxide paste and use
it as toothpaste. You could also use Herbal
powder by Dr. Christopher
Use it as a face and body scrub.
Add a cup to bathwater along with a drop or two
of your favorite essential
oil, to soften your skin.
Relieve skin itch from insect bites and pain
Remove strong odors from your hands by rubbing
them with baking soda and water.
Put two tablespoons in your babys bathwater to
help relieve diaper rash.
Apply it on rashes, insect bites, and poison ivy
Take a baking soda bath to relieve skin
Heartburn? Take a teaspoon of baking soda mixed
with one-half glass of water.
Freshen your mouth by gargling half a teaspoon
of baking soda mixed water.
Relieve canker sore pain by using it as
Use it to relieve bee stings.
Use it to relieve windburns.
Apply it on jellyfish sting to draw out the
Unblock stuffy nose by adding a teaspoon of
baking soda to your vaporizer.
products build up -
Add a little bit of baking soda and 1 teaspoon
of honey to shampoo to rid hair and scalp of
styling products build up. It also works very
well to neutralize oily hair and scalp.
Urinary tract infection: 1
Tbsp mixed w/about 32 oz. water is good for
alleviating pain from a urinary tract
infection. Neutralizes the acid of the urine
and helps prevent kidney infections.
In the Home
Keep cut flowers fresh longer by adding
a teaspoon to the water in the vase.
Put out small fires on rugs, upholstery,
clothing, and wood.
Put an open container of baking soda in the
fridge to absorb the odors.
Put some in the toe of a sock along with a few
drops of your favorite essential
oil, tie a knot in the end and put in
corner of your closet.
Sprinkle it on your slippers, boots, shoes, and
socks to eliminate foul odor.
Wipe your windshield with it to repel rain.
Improve the smell of dishrags by soaking them in
baking soda and water.
Freshen the air by mixing baking soda with your
oil. Put the mixture in small sachet bags.
Restore stiff brushes by boiling them in a
solution of 1/2 gallon of water, 1/4 cup of
vinegar, and a cup of baking soda.
Put it along with a few drops of Peppermint
Essential oil, under sinks and along
basement windows to repel cockroaches, ants and
Scatter baking soda around flowerbeds to prevent
rabbits from eating your veggies.
Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda
on the soil around your tomato plants.
Sprinkle it onto your cats litter box to absorb
the bad odor.
Sprinkle it on your pets comb or brush to
deodorize their fur and skin.
When boiling a chicken, add a teaspoon
of baking soda to the water. Feathers will come
off easier, and the flesh will be clean and
Soak dried beans to a baking soda solution to
make them more digestible.
Make a sports drink by mixing 1/2 tsp. baking soda,
1/2 tsp. table salt, 1/2 tsp. potassium
salt, 3 tsp. sugar - Mix it all with 1 liter
Make fluffier omelets by adding half a teaspoon
of baking soda for every three eggs used.
Add a cup to the toilet, leave it for
an hour, and then flush. It will clean the
toilet and absorb the odor.
Add a spoonful to your dishwasher to make
scrubbing dishes easier.
Dry clean carpets and upholstered furniture by
sprinkling baking soda over the fabric and
gently brushing it. Leave it for an hour or
overnight, then vacuum.
Boost your laundry detergents cleaning power by
sprinkling a handful on dirty clothes.
Remove scratches and crayon marks from vinyl
floors and walls.
Use it to get rid of stale odors from cooling
containers and thermos bottles.
Remove burned-on food from a pan by soaking it
in a baking soda solution for 10 minutes before
Keep your drains clean by putting four
tablespoons of baking soda in them each week.
Flush it down with hot water.
Cracked lips can reveal a vitamin deficiency,
such as too little B2
Vitamins, especially B-complex
vitamins and beta-carotene
as well as the mineral zinc
are essential for your skin. They are
considered very important to both cell
metabolism and tissue structure; this is
because they guarantee the skin's ability to
regenerate and protect itself from infection.
The vitamin biotin
plays a significant role in cell growth and
the body's ability to utilize other B-complex
is found in nuts, yeast, legumes and
The fat content in olive oil and coca butter
is very soothing but they are also high in B-vitamins
which help to protect the skin.
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|Many of the Essential Oils overlap in their
properties. This is just a few possible uses
Each of the essential oils have a similar
number of properties that aren't usually
references suggest or imply the following
benefits from Peppermint
and formost Peppermint
Essential Oil works to help bring down
a fever. I take a tablespoon of olive oil and
add a few drops of peppermint essential oil
and rub down the spine and on the neck and on
the bottom of the feet. A nurse at a doctors
office told me to do this.
Definitely a first aid
Boosts your immunity
lymph flow and drainage
Relieves aches and pains
Excellent for mental fatigue
Refreshing the spirit
Stimulating mental agility
Helps for apathy
In general respiratory disorders
For the digestive
Stimulates the gall bladder
Stimulates the secretion of bile
Flatulence and nausea
Can relieve pain in cases of toothache
Sweaty and tired feet
Inflamed bowel disorders
Urinary tract infection
Removing dandruff and lice
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Meditation - Awareness - De-Stressing
Step 1: Before you actually sit down to
meditate, you must first figure out who you are.
In a notebook or private journal, list your
likes and dislikes. Avoid making a list of
material things, such as types of cars or styles
of clothing; instead, make a list that contains
information about what makes you happy or
unhappy (for example, Likes: being with my
family, creative projects; Dislikes: working
late, cold weather grocery shopping). The
purpose here is truthfully evaluate yourself
to find out who you are, and more importantly
who you are not. Once your list is complete,
compare your likes and dislikes (who you are) to
your personal and professional realities (what
you do). Then ask yourself: do a majority of the
things that you like take place within your job
and home life? If so, good. If not, take note
and gradually start doing more of those things
that you like, and minimize and eventually stop
doing those things that you don't like. Easier
said than done? Certainly. But try it! Create
methods that gradually move actions or
activities that you like into your life, and
those that you don't like, gradually start
moving them out, or at least find ways to
minimize them. Little by little, the stress will
The second self-study exercise can be compared
to one of those home makeover shows. You can't
create a new room if you don't first organize
the clutter and then throw out the
Acceptance and Release
Step 2: Create a list of your worries and
stressors (for example, Worries and Stressors:
deadlines at work, others opinions and
expectations of me, wanting to spend more time
with family). The purpose of this exercise is to
truthfully evaluate what concerns can be dumped
from your "worry wagon." After you have created
your list, separate the stressors that are past
worries things that happened in the past that
you can no longer do anything about. Then,
separate from the list the stressors and worries
about the future the things to come of which
you have very little or no control. Next, tally
up what's left. The remainder of the list should
be made up of stressors and worries that are
constantly present in your mind things that
never seem to go away. Since you have
consciously made yourself aware of your stress
inventory, you must realistically let go
of the stressors of the past and future. Be
honest with yourself and recognize that they are
not in your hands, so you have to mentally throw
them away you must learn to let them go. Now,
take a good look at the list of stressors and
worries that are left. You need to learn to
accept them for what they are the
personalities of the people in your life, the
deadlines they are all simply must-have items.
You can't control them, but, unlike the past and
future worries, they are real. Accept them as
the here and now, and deal with them
individually as they come in and out of your
life. By taking these steps you are starting
down a pathway that allows you to be in
control of you.
Congratulations! You have just completed a
course in self-study. The way to continue to
de-stress, to maintain your new awareness and to
keep the worries in check is to practice
disciplines that allow you to continue to
discover, evaluate and improve your new
self-awareness. Meditation is one method of
practicing this self-maintenance.
Just choose the
beginning letter of an ailment to find a remedy that
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