This is a blog on achieving health through lifestyle changes and healing one's emotions which are mostly shared through either personal or through those known to me. Please browse below for the latest posts or alternatively the sidebar for the list of main topics.

Why my mom had glaucoma and was healed from it

Eyes, Mind-Body Connection
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In mind body connection, glaucoma is linked to unshed tears. Meaning tears that are supposed to come out due to sadness and disappointment but were being suppressed. So gradual build up of pressure leads to illness like glaucoma. I am ashamed to admit this but I feel this has to be told because I believe [...]

Stubbornness, rigid fixed views and lifelong suppression can lead to Alzheimer’s- with examples

Mind-Body Connection, Older Adults
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In the previous article, I shared about my mom’s way of thinking and approaching life which I felt had led her to develop Alzheimer’s. In this article, I would share two more case scenarios of persons whom I personally know one with early stage of Alzheimer’s and another already with Alzheimer’s. Do note that their [...]

Emotional causes of Alzheimer’s | Dementia- my mom’s story

Caregiver, Mind-Body Connection, Older Adults
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Recently I am seeing a consistent pattern in a few people with Alzheimer’s disease whom I know personally. One of them is my beloved mother. In this article, I would like to share with you the emotional events and her method of coping that gradually leads to her brain cells breaking down, leading on to [...]

My experience with Western doctors that made me explore alternatives towards my health issues

Dental and Mouth, Kidney, Resources
Image credit: Mohamed Hassan/Pixabay

Before I begin, I would like to clarify that I am not saying Western treatment is bad. But I just wish to share some of my experience in seeking treatment and the attitude of some of the doctors that had made me explored alternative treatments. 1. The doctor who tried to preach religion and refer [...]

Critique of wet acucupping (bekam) treatment method from a visitor

Complementary Healing
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A visitor, Little Timmy Twight left a comment below on my article Wet Cupping Therapy (Bekam)- effective for pain relief, gout and various health ailment: Anybody who claims that there are medical benefits to this, is either a sucker or a fraud. There is no clinical evidence that supports wet cupping to be anything but a [...]

People who are able to see dead people

Spiritual
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The ability to see the death is not culture, race or religion dependent. Some people just have the ability to see dead people (known in Chinese as having 阴阳眼). Because this particular ability or curse (as some would call it) only happens to a small minority of people living amongst those who are not able [...]

Is bak kut teh healthy for you?

Diets, Heart Diseases
Healthy bak kut teh

Bak kut teh is a well known known Chinese dish. Sometimes people translate bak kut teh as a kind of tea but to me, it is very much like a herbal soup. Originally a Hokkien dish, it is much loved by many Chinese folks in Malaysia and Singapore. The soup is boiled with Chinese medicinal [...]

Simple tools for pain management and self massage

Complementary Healing, Pain or Injuries
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In Thailand, when you visit the marketplace, small stalls at shopping complex or street bazaars, you would be able to see many stores selling simple massage items.  These items are inexpensive and can be used as a quick relief for muscle aches and discomfort. The items are (kindly refer to the pictures for the diagram): [...]