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Category Archives: Stress Solutions

The Best Stress Management Tool of All Written by Dr Arien van der Merwe Would you prefer a calmer, more peaceful life, managing the daily stress triggers with equanimity, as a human being (vs. a human doing!) from the still centre of a quiet mind? Learn to meditate, and it might just be the best read more…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Stress Connection Written by Dr Arien van der Merwe MBChB FRSPH MISMA NHA Medical doctor, Author, Medical Specialist: Health & Wellbeing   The connection between stress and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) The exact cause of IBS remains uncertain, but the following trends that might help people make sense in finding possible read more…

Health Awareness The Importance of Health Screenings Health screenings can identify and assess the following health risks: diabetes, metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol, overweight and obesity, osteoarthritis, cancer, heart disease, chronic inflammation, depression, etc. Dr Arien herself is an example of why regular health screenings are so important. A very unpleasant surprise awaited her when she did read more…

Inflammation: Both friend and foe Click here to read Dr Arien’s article in Destiny Magazine As foe, the common denominator present in all chronic degenerative diseases The word ‘Inflammation’ comes from the Latin word ‘inflamatio’, which means to inflame, to set on fire.  Chronic inflammation is the fuel that flames the fire of today’s chronic read more…

Stress less holiday tips Try to eat healthy on your holiday, lots of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds, smoothies, fresh water and herbal teas to drink. Most people stop taking their supplements during the holidays when you should continue your normal ritual. Eat a balanced diet and stick to your exercise program adapted to the holidays: read more…

Meditation Learn to Meditate: A life skill that will improve your health and happiness, while ensuring an optimal sense of wellbeing Would you prefer a calmer, more peaceful life, managing the daily stress triggers with equanimity, as a human being (vs. a human doing!) from the still centre of a quiet mind? Learn to meditate, read more…

The Importance of Sleep Sleep restoration and rest More people now actively attend to nutrition & exercise to promote good health, but fail to recognise the importance of sleep. Sleep is the foundation for optimal alertness & performance. Sleep is critical to health, wellness & longevity and a vital physical need. We require sleep for read more…

Epigenetics About epigenetics (Era II Medicine) and taking back one’s power – it’s not all in the genes! We are not the victims of our genes, our DNA or the sins of our forefathers. Genetic potential versus inevitability. Soul lessons. Releasing errors in thinking from receptors on the cell membranes. Epigenetics: ‘epi’ means ‘above’ or read more…

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