Living The Holistic Lifestyle Pt 2
There are so many ways to become a person who embraces the holistic lifestyle. It is important to protect
yourself as much as possible from impulses that are negative electromagnetic and try your best to avoid breathing
air that is recirculated as many newer office buildings do not allow people to open the windows and have nothing
but unhealthy recycled air.
This has been known to be serious and in extreme cases can lead to Legionnaires Disease. Eat as much fresh,
chemical free food as possible and food that is free of pesticides. Organic food is the best choice so you should
shop at farmer's markets whenever you can.
Consume butter sparingly. In fact eat butter and margarine as seldom as possible. Instead reach for unheated
extra virgin olive oil as liberally as possible. When you choose fruit and vegetables that are both local and
in-season attempt to buy them as close to the day that they were first picked as possible. Never buy anything that
has been in the market for a number of days.
Buy the majority of your groceries not at the local grocery store but at a farmer's market and the health food
store. Avoid junk food, fast food, fried and fatty food at all costs and do not drink sugary drinks loaded with
chemicals, artificial sweeteners and sugar such as soda pop. A
void chemical preservatives wherever possible such as mono sodium glutamate (Otherwise known as MSG), nitrates
(which are commonly found in such products as bacon) and any animals that were fed antibiotics or hormones of any
kind. Do not consume a great deal of liquids when you eat meals and in particular this means ice in drinks, other
cold drinks and alcoholic beverages.
Try your best to avoid drinking from Styrofoam cups, as Styrofoam is very bad for the environment and avoid
eating off of plastic plates and using plastic utensils. Do not consume foods that have been prepared with
hydrogenated oil, examples being margarine and any other type of butter or margarine
Today's Holistic Tip for Pain
Pain TherapyQualified practitioners of acupuncture are known as acupuncturists and when it comes to their patients they insert thin stainless steel needles into spots on the body that bare connected to the meridians and channels in the body. The goal of acupuncture is to unblock the chi, as it is believed that blocked chi is the cause of pain in the human body. The needles are inserted and left in for anywhere from a couple of minutes to 30 minutes or more. Acupuncture is a holistic form of treatment that is theorized to stimulate endorphins in the body, which are the body's form of natural painkillers. Acupuncture has been shown to successfully work well in the treatment of a number of disorders such as sinus pain, jaw pain, spinal problems, backaches with a number of different causes, and both withdrawal such as quitting smoking and mental and psychological disorders. pain treatment
Avoid any of the artificial sugar substitutes such as aspartame, which is actually more harmful to
the body than sugar, and eat as small a quantity as possible of white sugar that is processed. Never consume
unbleached white flour or fruits and vegetables that are not ripe or have been waxed. As well avoid all irradiated
vegetables as well as spices.
Choose natural fibers for clothing such as cotton, linen, silk and wool as opposed to synthetic
fibers such as acetate, nylon, polyester, spandex etc. Do not use any kind of bug repellant or any type of fluid or
lotion on your skin to keep bugs away from you. Avoid these items both on your person as well as in your home.
You have heard about the apple a day, Well try some ginger roots, olives,
carrots, and bananas to help control pain.
Instead make sure you get enough B vitamins every day (if you do not consume enough in food then take a
supplement daily) and chase the bugs away by applying an essential oil such as oil of citronella. The list of ways
to change your life is long. Some other suggestions include adding prayer to your daily routine, practicing yoga
poses as well as Pranayama and meditating.