Body + Mind

yogamindandbodyThe natural healing arts have been with us for ages, and can often be very powerful - by engaging and supporting our body's Innate Wisdom. We need to pay attention to what helps us maintain balance, especially in these times of high stress living, immune breakdown, and pollution. If your body+mind responds to something you read - then listen! It may be trying to tell you something important!

Here you will find interesting articles to help you in your discovery of true happiness.

The most natural thing in the world to me is breast-feeding my child.  The bond that has formed between my daughter and me is simply amazing.  I love it when sometimes she just stops feeding and smiles at me.  For thousands of years this is the way mothers have established that bond in the very beginning.  However, it was not too long ago that it was considered “taboo” to breast-feed your child.  Parents were told that formula was the best way to go in order to obtain vitamins and nutrients.  It has not been until recently that lactation specialists have…
Chakra translates to wheel in Sanskrit. There are seven main chakras at points along the spine and hundreds of others throughout the body. When the chakras are balanced and in alignment, energy is flowing, and you are healthy. If your chakras are blocked due to mental, emotional or spiritual disease, you may feel the effects as a physical ailment. The lower chakras have to do with grounding, physicality and stability. The upper chakras deal with expansion, compassion and insight. The heart center, at the center of the seven, is the connection between the upper and lower chakras.
This Canadian manufacturer introduced the first certified organic, 100 per cent natural sunscreens in Canada. Most lotions rely on chemical sunscreens, but these formulations include mineral zinc oxide that is not chemically altered. Mineral zinc oxide doesn't enter the bloodstream: it coats the skin to offer broad-spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays.
Many of us know that buying all-natural and organic personal care products is the safest way to go when trying to reduce the amount of harmful chemicals that our bodies take in on a daily basis. There are certain things we can't control: the air we breath is dependent on the environment that we live in. But, we can make conscious choices to check the labels of the products we buy. Here are 9 ingredients to watch out for and stay away from.
Parkinson's Disease is extremely debilitating, and a horrible disease to go through. Michael J. Fox put a face with the disease a few years ago when this young actor (30 at the time) came down with this old man's disease. Other notable mentions from history include the great boxer Mohammad Ali. This is a horrible disease to be diagnosed with, and proves that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Remember, I am not a doctor or medical professional. Neither I, nor these recommendations are intended to treat, prevent, or cure any disease.
As you can probably tell we at the Green Life Pages are very excited about making our own household items and relying less on the "basic" items most deem necessary to survive. The main reason is that these big companies are still putting horrible chemicals in their products and can get away with labeling them as natural or even organic. 
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