Every morning, most of us would need that cup of coffee or tea as a ‘pick-me up’. In fact, we have gotten too reliant on it that we cannot function effectively without that morning cuppa. Without the timely intake of the daily cup of coffee or tea, we may suffer immediate withdrawal symptoms such as [...]
From my traffic reports, I’ve noted that some people are genuinely searching about the cane exercise– the type that uses a bamboo stick to beat and clear meridian points. The exercise is known to be effective especially in relieving stiff joints, arthritis, RA, water retention, headaches, muscleskeletal issues, postural problems. It beats or rubs against [...]
This is shared by an 85 years old healthy man who is active and is a chi kung teacher. Today he drives around and is very mobile and active after taking up chi kung. According to him, the best time to exercise is during 7am to 10am. He said that many people may think that [...]
When I was down in Singapore, I had the chance to witness ….and being on the receiving end of a beating by a Chinese traditional healer using fine bamboo strips. Before the beating is done, the healer who first press on a few acupressure points to determine the cause of the problem. He would then [...]
Just yesterday, my uncle shared with me about the constant back pain that he was experiencing for decades. It started decades ago while he was loading a huge basket of fruits up in a lorry. Suddenly he heard a twisting sound followed by such an intense pain that he could not straighten his back. That [...]
Now, in traditional diets in India which contained heavy spices and oil, drinking tea is fine as it helps to cool down the effects of heavy spices and oil. Therefore, those who eat diets that are heavy in spice and oil would need to take tea. Even after a dish of fried rice or Hokkien [...]
Using logic, many people would deduce that if the vegetable and fruits are eaten in their raw form, the nutrients can be directly absorbed into the body more easily. Nutrients such as vitamin A and C are often destroyed from cooking. There are groups that advocate only taking organic food only in their raw form- [...]
Lately in this blog, I have been featuring articles connecting the role of our outlook, attitudes, personality and how we deal with emotions on how they affect health ailments that we may have in our bodies. The mind-body-spirit connection in health and healing has many controversies and in this article, I will attempt to address [...]
This is not the only case I have of someone with such condition. But Anne’s story (not her real name) can offer an insight on how our personalities can map out certain specific health conditions. Anne is almost 70 years old now. She had suffered from arthritis, joint pain and high uric acid. If she as much as [...]
As I have mentioned in my article, How your personality determines your state of health, personality plays a role in influencing why people get conditions like arthritis, severe joint stiffness and high uric acid. And once the person has it, it influences the severity of the condition. This is going to be a 2 part article. [...]
Do not judge a fat person or compulsive hoarder. At least they wear their inner traumas outwardly. Overeating and hoarding are their coping mechanism. Once their inner issues have been addressed, the physical transformation would be amazing.
Compared to psychopaths, narcissists and manipulators whose ways of coping with trauma and emotions are not obvious and cast in stone. They drive misery to others, but ultimately causing destruction and perceptual unhappiness to themselves.