Reduce mind chatter – experience a head massage

Carole Chandler
reiki master and relaxation massage specialist

So sometimes your mind is full of thoughts that fly around in your head all day distracting you… distracting you from… well, distracting you from everything.

You have heard of mind chatter and you know what it is because you are already aware that your mind is chattering all day long.

Let’s clear something up here, not all mind chatter is bad. What if your mind chatter is something like, ‘ooh I like that’, ‘hey I love this’, ‘ah that was lovely’, ‘wow isn’t that cute’, ‘now this is fun’ or more of the same. Now that is mind chatter that you want to continue, as much as you want, for as long as you can.
Positive mind chatter is your friend.

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Acupuncture for heel and foot pain from plantar fasciitis by Richard Collisson


Heel or foot pain from plantar fasciitis is a very common problem that can occur at any age, usually occuring after trauma to the foot and so typically only affects one foot , but can occur on both feet at the same time.

The plantar fascia is an extension of the Achilles tendon which runs under the heel then spreads out across the sole of the foot and inserts into the base of the toes. Its function is to provide shock absorption on the sole of the foot as well as to lift the arch of the foot when walking.

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia which causes pain under the heel or in the instep which is usually worst either first thing in the morning when one gets up or after a period of non-weight bearing rest and one puts weight on the foot.  The pain will often initially ease with movement, but after a while overuse will aggravate it too. 

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The Power Of Relaxation by Carole Chandler

The Power of Relaxation (and why I believe in it)

Years ago I heard a wise person say something profound, “There is power in relaxation”.
This was news to me at the time and it intrigued me.

Yet, how could I relax when I was so busy? Like many people, I was busy coordinating a home and family with school aged children, a stressful career and social engagements.

I heard it again, “There is power in relaxation”.
While it sounded like a nice idea in theory, I had no idea how I could possibly experience it for myself. Surely I needed time to fit it in and time was one thing I did not have.
How could I relax even if I wanted to?
When would I relax even if I wanted to?
Where should I relax even if I wanted to?

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