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Simple Relaxation

Laura Mitchell was a physio who had severe arthritis and a lot of pain. She tried all the conventional relaxation techniques, but none helped her relax. Then she had one of those ideas that was so obvious you wonder why no one had thought of it before. She moved her...

Presence/Glory   Rest/Burnout

Presence/Glory Rest/Burnout

When God offered Moses His Presence and His Rest, Moses was delighted with the gift of God's Presence, and was quick to extend it to asking if he could experience God's glory. But he showed no interest in Rest until he experienced burnout. [See article]. Sound...

A Christian Perspective

A Christian Perspective

Rest is powerful for our bodies, minds, emotions, creativity, relationships ...- which is why sleep is important plus learning to respond to the seasons of our lives. But it has profound spiritual applications. I was a prayer warrior and intercessor in the 1970's, so...

Life can change in a moment!

“One minute I was the busiest man in the world and the next minute...!"  The story of many people who find themselves in a rehabilitation ward. You may have loved being in the fast lane, Working effectively towards your goals, Loving the sense of making a difference,...

Great Day at the Gordonton Market today

THANK YOU to all those who came and talked to me at Gordonton today. Each market day has a flavour of its own. And today I talked to quite a few people who breathed fast. I.e. normal breathing is usually at a rate of around 10-14 breaths a minute, but they were...

Good breathing takes the strain off sore neck and shoulders.

Our neck and shoulder muscles multitask. They stabalise our shoulder girdle so our arms can work. They hold the weight of our heads and therefore are postural muscles. As well as lifting our whole upper rib cage up and down if we are upper chest breathers. So give...

Ahead by a nose!

The more I read about the nose, the more I am 'Wow - let's make the most of this extraordinary organ'. So I wrote a second article - as when we understand the nose's structure, we can marvel at its function. I've even found I am looking at noses differently - with...

“There are parts of me that I feel are beautiful…

 but they don't have anything to do with my nose." Sally Field  Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/nose_8.html#uVhg2fLwyHlODBGX.99 We underestimate our noses. It is time to celebrate what they do for us. They are a masterpiece of architecture. Or...

The Lungs Travelator

I seem to be on a path of a series of blogs about the lungs at the moment. Did you know that inside your lungs there are millions to trillions of miniscule cilia constantly acting like a group of syncronised swimmers. They waft wonderful mucous through your lungs to...

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