Thoughts and insights from a Wellness Expert
Thoughts and insights from a Wellness Expert
Are you on stand by?
We all know what stand by is, don´t we. The television is on stand by, ready to pop on at the touch of a button, the computer is on stand by to save us having to wait for it to load when we want to use it and we go on stand by ready to fly when there is a seat available.
Have you noticed how much of your life you spend on stand by?
For our body that stand by state is when the mind and body are disconnected. The communication is interrupted. When the mind and the body are connected and in harmony, the body uses its own innate intelligence to self-heal, self medicate and regenerate. When our body is functioning optimally our mind and body work together to maintain the delicate balance that is necessary for health and happiness. There is a connection that flows between the mind and the body, an energetic connection as well as a physical one.
We all know that our body needs the flow of blood and oxygen to function, don´t we? What most people do not realise is that we also have an energy flow. It's a bit like an electric current. Just because we cannot see electricity doesn´t mean it's not there. We rely on it every day, we know that if there is a disconnection in the circuit the electricity will not flow and we will have no power. Our body works in the same way, with our energy flow. Our energy flow responds to how we FEEL. As soon as we feel in any way "negative" our energy flow becomes disrupted, our body goes into stress mode, we disconnect and go into "stand by". In order to function optimally we have to reconnect that supply............and its easy!
FasterEFT is a powerful tool that helps us to reconnect, easily and quickly restoring the mind/body connection and allowing us to switch back on.
FasterEFT (or tapping) works by tapping on the body´s acupoints. By doing this we are telling the subconscious mind that we are safe, this means that the stress hormones are replaced by the relaxation hormones. We can now operate from a relaxed point of view and with clarity..............and most importantly this gets you out of the way and allows the body to do what it does naturally, which is, self-heal, self-medicate and regenerate.
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For most of us when we find out that we are expecting a baby, it is a wonderfully happy and exciting time. It is, after all, one of life´s miracles.
Throughout the pregnancy we watch the development week by week and marvel at the changes in our body as our baby grows inside us.
One of the most important developments is the Sphenoid bone.
The Sphenoid bone is a complex structure and is thought to be the first bone formed in a growing baby. It is connected to every other bone in the skull and , through the lining of the brain, to every vertebrae in the spine. Through this awesome connection the Sphenoid has an effect on every system of the body.
The Sphenoid bone sits behind the eyes and is shaped like a butterfly. The alignment of the Sphenoid bone reflects the alignment of the rest of the body.
When the Sphenoid bone is out of balance or twisted it is known as "core distortion".
It appears that we are all born with a degree of core distortion and this has been found to be the cause of many illnesses and dis-ease.
I recommend that everyone has Sphenoid realignment and that all babies have the Sphenoid checked and realigned as soon after birth as possible.
I will ask for a full picture of what the pregnancy and the labour was like , because even prior to birth, events, environment and the health of the mother can impact on the growing baby. How was the baby lying in the womb? Were there any issues for the baby during the pregnancy? Did mum suffer from sickness or high blood pressure?
Sometimes before or during labour the obstetrician may decide that there is a need to induce or assist the delivery for the safety of the Mother and the baby. Did you have a normal delivery? or forceps or vacuum delivery? Was your labour induced? Did you have an epidural? Planned or emergency caesarean section? The labour and delivery can potentially cause dysfunction in the early days or weeks for the baby.
Your baby has quite an adventure during the pregnancy and the birth process and every birth is unique, as is every baby.
The baby´s head , due to the joints of the skull, is designed to move in whatever way is necessary to allow the baby through the birth canal. When you think of a forceps or suction delivery or a caesarean section you can see that these methods could have a negative effect on the baby´s alignment.
The nerves that initiate digestion, elimination, sucking and swallowing reflexes may be compromised during normal delivery as well as during these procedures. Two of the most frequent causes of discomfort for a baby are colic and constipation.
Sphenoid realignment may benefit:
It is recommended that all newborns receive a core distortion evaluation as soon as possible. You can plan for your newborn to be seen during the first 24 hours after birth or as soon as any issues are noticed.
In the first years of life your child is learning to crawl, stand, walk and run. There may be many bumps and falls and these may result in twists and injury to the skeleton. When the Sphenoid is in alignment it is much easier for the body to heal and fall back into balance.
Plan check-up visits when the baby is one month, three months, 6 months, 1 year and 2 years old to make sure there is normal structural growth.
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Linda Ledwidge -
Qualified General Nurse
Certified Practioner Level IV
Emotion Code Certified