Thanks to Obama’s public stand on domestic violence, a dynamic, open discussion about domestic abuse is suddenly trending in social media right now.
Too many women think that emotional and physical abuse is normal.
And that they are to blame.
Let’s hope the heartfelt sharing that’s going on will help educate women.
Abuse is not acceptable in any form.
It’s such a hard one to take on board. So many justifications on both sides. But at least the publicity is a beginning.
Personally, it was Resonance Repatterning that helped keep my husband and me even halfway on track:
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) – all vegetarian & vegan doctors: www.pcrm.org
Dr Doug Graham: The 80/10/10 Diet
Dr Richard Schulze, super-strong herbal remedies that work: www.herbdoc.com
These are great to have in summer or all year long.
Basic recipe: Soak a couple of spoonfuls of organic chia seeds overnight in structured water. (I use black; some prefer white – use whatever is available, organic.) Use a wide-mouth glass jar so it’s easy to clean. In the morning, stir the mix and drink as is all day, adding water as needed.
Variations: Add any of the following to the basic recipe –
All these are tasty, healthy energizing drinks! An excellent substitute for commercial drinks of all kinds. Mid-afternoon energy dip? Drink chia! The Native Americans and the Tarajumara Indians traditionally use chia for powerful, long-lasting energy.
When is it best to drink structured water?
Morning: All health traditions seem to recommend starting off the day by drinking plenty of water (16 ozs or more). Avoid ice and refridgerated water. If you find it easier to drink, warm up the water slightly (especially in winter).
In traditional Chinese Acupuncture, each meridian is at its high point during two hours of the day. Water directly affects bowel movements and digestion, so it may help to drink water at the following times:
Rule of thumb: Allow 1/2 hour before eating, after you’ve drunk water.
Afternoon, evening: The two Water Element Meridians are the Bladder and the Kidney. So you might want to experiment with drinking water at those times of day: Read more…
Check out this gorgeous encounter with Silverback gorillas in Uganda. Can you imagine sitting with all those guys and being touched by them… Amazing!
The friend who sent us this said: I don’t think I’d have remained that calm.