The word “HEALTHY” is probably one of the most misused and misunderstood words of our generation. We definitely all want to be it, because it means living longer and feeling better while we’re here. But, so many of the health related messages are funded by people and corporations with ulterior motives that it becomes hard to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Aromatherapy is an alternative therapy, which uses essential oils, each of which has specific curative qualities. The essential oils help patients to calm down, stimulate the immune system, improve the appetite, and some help in mitigating the pain in stiff joints. Typically, aromatherapy contains an array of brown bottles containing small quantity of essential oils.
We are seldom taught what good posture is. The consequences of modern day life, hunching over computers and leading a very sedentary existence are stiff necks, shoulders hunched forward or pulled tightly back, restricted breathing, and tightness in the thighs, legs and ankles, backaches, headaches, and other painful symptoms.
Humor reduces levels of stress hormones such as cortisol and is thought to enhance our immune, endocrine, and cardiovascular systems. Laughter also provides a workout for the muscles of the diaphragm, abdomen, and face. A joke can raise our spirits, or ease our tension. If we’re able to laugh during a stressful situation, we can put psychological distance between ourselves and the stress.