WHY WRITING A JOURNAL/DIARY IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH & WELLBEING…

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Writing a journal/diary has some amazing benefits and can be very beneficial to your health in many ways.

There are many reasons why we journal. From travel journalsdream journalsgratitude journals to prayer journals, we keep specific journals for different aspects of our life. In the past, many people kept personal journals, where they recorded the day’s events and their observations.

Without Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Frida Kahlo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Frederick Douglass, we would not know much about the personal side of our history.

Although people nowadays keep blogs or vlogs, and record their lives on social media, very few of us jot in a journal and write down our experiences.

I started writing a diary when I was 14 while away at Boarding School. I managed to write two five years diaries during that time. I wrote half of my second diary in shorthand…

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IT’S SLEEP SUNDAY – TRY THESE 5 ACUPRESSURE POINTS TO HELP YOU SLEEP…

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The way acupressure points work is explained by The Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapist’s-“Theacupunctureneedle will stimulate the flow of QI [pronounced ‘chee’], which circulates in channels or meridians within the body. The QI circulates within the deeper organs of the body but connects to the superficial skin. In the state of a normal healthy body, a balance exists between these systems. Both the superficial energy and deeper energy can be influenced by the stimulation of specific acupuncture points. If injury, disease, emotional trauma or infection occurs, the natural flow of QI within the meridians and organs may well be affected and the result is an altered flow, either a slowing or stagnation of QI causing pain and inflammation or a deficit of QI, which may cause weakness, exhaustion and longer debilitating disease. The stimulation of relevantacupuncturepoints may free stagnation, reduce excess or indeed, increase QI to the specific…

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OSTEOARTHRITIS & BURSITIS ARE TWO PAINFUL CONDITIONS…

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As my readers know I have been having a ‘pain-free‘ time after having bilateral sacroiliac injections for my SIJ pain. On week six from having the injections, I started to feel some of the symptoms coming back but only on my right side.

Pain after walking mainly in my hip, pain putting my right shoe on, pain while standing, pain getting out of the car but only on the right side, pain doing housework and worst of all pain in the night when I turn onto my right side ( my favourite sleeping side).

Yesterday I had my follow up appointment and I was keen to tell him how successful it has all been until week six. He was delighted with the results and said if it all came back like it was before then his next procedure would be the Radio Frequency Ablation of my sacroiliac joints…

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