Is Stress Really the Cause of our Problems?

Most people think that stress is to blame for many of our disorders, and that if we remove or minimize the stressors in life and add in some healthier substitutes such as improved diet, more physical activity, mindfulness practices like yoga or meditation, and maybe get more sleep or take “stress leave” from work, that […]

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The Descending Line: Stress Relief. The Natural Way.

“Habitual repression of emotion leaves a person in a situation of chronic stress, and chronic stress creates an unnatural biochemical milieu in the body, Disease, in other words, is not a simple result of some external attack but develops in a vulnerable host in whom the  internal environment has become disordered.” Gabor Maté, When […]

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Some science lingo and a few realities – we need to understand – to be a healthy human on this planet.

Reader beware – I must be a bit of a science geek on this post.

After all I’m a Body Scientist so here we go……
Stress response and the human body
Let’s face it, stress is just an inevitable part of life. It comes into our life and, we hope it will leave quickly. Sometimes it is in the […]

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“The Descending Line” and its importance for reducing our stress levels and improving our well-being (and the importance of spontaneous breath and restoring order to our internal milieu)

“Habitual repression of emotion leaves a person in a situation of chronic stress, and chronic stress creates an unnatural biochemical milieu in the body, , Disease , in other words, is not a simple result of some external attack but develops in a vulnerable host in whom the  internal environment has become disordered.” Gabor […]