Applying Reiki To Pregnancy

One of the most helpful uses of Reiki would be in cases of pregnancy and infertility. Couples who have trouble bearing children would turn to all ways possible just to find a solution to their problem.

Reiki can be used for infertility problems, no doubt about that. In one instance, it had helped a Reiki student who is undergoing infertility treatments that fails to help her at all. But with the energy powers of Reiki, the imbalances in her pelvic and reproductive area were solved. The Reiki student who nearly gave up on having children felt something in her abdomen during one of her Reiki training sessions. In six weeks, she became pregnant and had successfully delivered a health baby as scheduled.

Reiki can help not only the infertile but pregnant mothers as well. Reiki students or receivers who are several months pregnant would feel the energy flowing through their belly, affecting the baby positively. This means that pregnant women attending Reiki classes or undergoing Reiki therapies are not only helping themselves but the baby inside them as well. Reiki sessions could make your baby feel relaxed, contented, kind, and happy even. And as the baby grows up, he or she will be more responsive to Reiki treatment sessions, giving parents peace of mind despite childhood falls and illnesses.

Reiki can greatly help pregnant mothers when nursing and taking care of their growing babies. Reiki workshops and healing sessions would make their baby very easy to attend to because they are less fussy and don’t cry so much, especially at night. And if the mother know how to practice Reiki, she can use it to help calm down her baby whenever he is edgy or is not feeling well.

However, there are beliefs that Reiki shouldn’t be practiced on women who are in their late pregnancy stages. While it is said that Reiki can cause premature labor to the expecting mother, the art doesn’t really cause harm to anybody at all. Mothers may choose to stop Reiki treatments during the last trimester of pregnancy. But even so, they don’t have to do that because Reiki has proven to be beneficial to both the baby and the mother at any point.

When it comes to the attunement process of a pregnant mother, some masters believe that the procedure is extended towards the baby, meaning he becomes a legitimate Reiki practitioner as well. However, there are also a good number of masters that say that the baby inside the womb is in no way part of the entire procedure. Whichever the case, one thing remains true – the baby is benefited in the whole exercise because he receives all the goodness that the attunement brings. And you can expect that these babies will be very different from the others who hadn’t experienced Reiki when they grow up.

Generally speaking, Reiki can positively affect the baby before, during, and even after pregnancy. Women who believe in the power of Reiki are advised to receive Reiki therapies in their pregnancy stages for their own benefit and for the good of the baby inside them.

By: Samantha Hall

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Interesting Facts

If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.

If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.

The Mercedes-Benz motto is “Das Beste oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing”.

The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.

The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.

The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.

Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.

The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.

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New ring advertises single status

MONTREAL – A French-Canadian entrepreneur near Montreal is marketing specially designed rings that advertise the wearer is single and approachable. Jean Thibodeau, 43, told The Gazette newspaper in Montreal the ring makes sense in Quebec’s society, where marriage is becoming more scarce in favor of common-law relationships. Thibodeau’s rings, made in Hong Kong, are stainless-steel adorned with a metallic-blue paint stripe, the newspaper said. They sell for $39.95 in 12 stores in northern Montreal suburbs

Thibodeau said he plans on gradual expansion further into the province. A saleswoman at one of the stores selling the rings said about three rings are sold each day, mostly to women. Quebec’s statistical agency backs up Thibodeau’s observation on marriage. Only one quarter of men and a third of women can expect to marry in their lifetime in the province, down from near nine in 10 men and women in 1966. The report didn’t specify on which, if any particular finger the ring is worn.

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Wierd November Holidays / Celebrations

November 11 is Air Day

November 12 is National Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

November 13 is National Indian Pudding Day

November 14 is Operation Room Nurse Day

November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

November 16 is Button Day

November 17 is Take A Hike Day

November 18 is Occult Day

November 19 is Have A Bad Day Day

November 20 is Absurdity Day

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More Wierd November Holidays / Celebrations

Bizarre Holidays For November

November 21 is World Hello Day and False Confessions Day

November 22 is Start Your Own Country Day

November 23 is National Cashew Day

November 24 is Use Even If Seal Is Broken Day

November 25 is National Parfait Day

November 26 is Shopping Reminder Day

November 27 is Pins And Needles Day

November 28 is Make Your Own Head Day

November 29 is Square Dance Day

November 30 is Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day

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Weight Loss Instructions

Obesity is a growing concern in today’s world. By following the given weight loss instructions you can lose weight and maintain a steady weight throughout.

Chinese diet tea

With the intake of Chinese diet tea one can reduce weight and can live slim and trim. Chinese diet tea causes rapid and substantial weight loss. Chinese diet tea prevents the formation of body fat. Experts say that intake of Chinese diet tea significantly increase energy expenditure and also significantly effect on fat oxidation. Chinese diet tea does not contain caffeine that’s why it does not affect heart rate. So it is safe and highly helps in weight loss.


Intake of water helps weight loss. Water has no calories, cholesterol and fat. Studies showed that a high consumption of water does not allow more fat to be deposited inspite of being metabolized into energy and helps in weight loss. So, increasing of water consumption will prohibit fat deposition and in this way you obtain weight loss. Eight to twelve glasses of water help in weight loss.

Free diet plans

Free diet plans are also helpful in weight loss for those people who are busy and don’t have time for shopping and preparing their own meal. Free diet plans are mostly prepared on the recommendation of dietician and nutritionist. Hence, these are specially organized for athletes and dieters as they contain less fat and calories. As a result, by using free diet plans you can lose weight and maintain it steadily.

Balanced and nutritious diet

With balanced and nutritious diet one can lose weight. Balanced and nutritious diet should be according to your own body need. If you want to take balanced and nutritious diet then you must take exclude fat from your diet and should include juicy fruits, green leafy vegetables, roughages, cereals and brown bread which is free from fat and full of proteins.

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What is the Best Diet For Fat Loss?

With so many diets out here nowadays, it is almost impossible to choose an effective diet for fat loss. What makes it worse is that there are an array of “fad diets”, “celebrity diets”, etc. making ridiculous claims that either end up harming ones health and produce little to no results…which meals a loss of time and money for you. In this article I would like to talk about the best diet for fat loss.

First things first. Diets do not work for long term health. Diets work to get the ball rolling…so to speak. Then, after you are done with your diet or weight loss program, it is your responsibility to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Also, if any diet you are interested in does not teach or teaches to stay away from the following principles, my advice is to steer clear of that diet.

So, what is the best diet for fat loss?

It’s a simple formula you should use to choose which one will work for you:

1. Does this particular diet place a primary emphasis on proper nutrition (protein, complex carbs, fiber, healthy fats, and foods rich in vitamins/minerals)? If not, avoid it.

2. Does this particular diet make ridiculous claims like eat only protein and no carbs? If so, avoid it.

3. Does this particular diet have an outrageous fee? A typical monthly type diet should only cost between $20-$50 per month. A weight loss program (one time purchase), should only cost between also $20-$50. If a diet program has a crazy fee….avoid it.

4. Does this particular diet have testimonials? If not….and trust me on this….avoid it!

5. Does this particular diet have a money back guarantee? If not…run like H. E. double hockey sticks!!!

That is the simple method to choose the best diet for fat loss. If there is a diet out there that positively answers those questions above, then you have found the best diet for fat loss!

Are you ready for “fast fat loss” now? I have researched over 25 of the top diet and weight loss programs available today. Only 5 programs were chosen as the most recommended based off of my 8 point analysis.

These programs all share one thing in common….they are all straight to the point and are not your typical “low calorie”, “no carb”, “don’t eat anything all day” type of diets. Find out more information at

I wish you the best of success in getting yourself in better health and getting yourself a body you’ve always dreamed of….except this time….you WILL make your dreams come true!

Avy Barnes is a long time health and fitness enthusiast. Being someone who once struggled in weight loss, muscle building, and overall health improvement, you will be able to connect more to all the information he provides through the several articles he has written right here on

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Grapefruit Diet – Just For Temporary Use?

If you have been searching for diet and weight loss programs online, maybe you have come across the Grapefruit Diet. This diet claims that it can make you lose a pound a day. This diet lasts for two weeks but if you can’t promise that you’ll stick with it for that period of time, then you can try the three days plan. Though many claims its effectiveness, one thing is clear, it is not stable way of managing your weight. It may help you lose that excess weight quick and easy but once you get off the diet, weight will go back. This diet makes you lose liquid but not fat.

This diet is behind the theory of having grapefruit combined with a diet high in protein which will definitely make you lose weight. You can eat anything you want as long as you watch your calorie intake and be sure that it is limited. Exercise is also advised and some rules to follow. You are required to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice with your meals. If you can’t take the fruit or the juice, grapefruit pills are also available.

The grapefruit diet may be another weight loss program which can help you lose about 5 to 10 pounds off easily and quickly. It will not make you change your eating habits to make you lose and control your weight. Remember that long term results could not be achieved within just two weeks or so. A good and healthy diet plan will gradually introduce you to a healthier diet plan and make you maintain a better health.

See the only Master Cleanse diet used by Hollywood Celebrities such as Beyonce to lose 20 Pounds!

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Give Your Allergies A Sniffle-Free Spring :Address Possible Nutrient Deficiencies

Allergies are more than an inconvenience, they make most sufferers tired and irritable, unable to concentrate or learn effectively, and process information less efficiently. Until I got my allergies under control, I did not know how the whole experience had effected my life.

As a child I was fortunate not to know what an allergy was. But by the age of 25, I suddenly had an allergic reaction to something that ended in a sinus infection. From that moment on, and several sinus infections later, I continued to suffer the intermittent seasonal sneezing and congestion, sniffling, and coughing symptoms of allergies for an additional 20 years.

Was it reassuring that allergic rhinitis has had such an enormous and negative impact on the general population in the U.S.? No, and treating the symptoms of my allergies with chemical solutions to counter the release of histamine by messing around with my body’s natural water system regulator substance was no real solution either.

Drugs that block your body’s natural release of histamine by using drugs, called ‘histamine blockers’ or (anti-histamines), cause your body to become more dependent on these substances. It also messes with your body’s natural water regulating system, and it is not curing your allergies by merely masking the symptoms.

Roughly 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from allergies, thousands do not even realize they do. Many suspect they have allergies and ignore their symptoms or routinely self medicate. Self medicating can become a vicious cycle of decongestant pills, cough syrups, and nose sprays. Used regularly you may become dependent on these over the counter or prescription medications.

Some of you can pin point your allergies rather quickly when your eyes well up when you are around the offender such as cats, trees budding out in April, or ragweed in September. But many times the problem is not so obvious.

Before you turn to medications again, out of habit or lack of knowledge for a better way, here are some valuable pieces of information that may kick your allergies in the butt, naturally. Many of you, but not all, could get some real relief for good. Mineral deficiencies and dehydration problems are common among the masses in the U.S. population.

Perhaps, it is not an unlikely accident that there are other conditions that are also associated with mineral deficiencies as well such as asthma, fibromyalgia, headaches and migraines, attention deficit disorders, and mitral valve prolapse. These conditions often occur in clusters together within the same individual, and may be a red flag marker. Experimenting, by using a simple inexpensive mineral supplement like coral calcium may produce some surprising results.

Quite by accident I read a book called “The Calcium Factor” by Robert Barefoot and Carl Reich M.D. After reading this book I decided to experiment a little and began taking coral calcium to see what it would do for me, if anything. I noticed rather quickly, among a few other benefits, that this supplement unexpectedly cleared up my allergies.

I applied another piece of sound advice I gained from another book called, “Your Body’s Many Cries For Water” by F. Batmanghelidj M.D, by drinking my body’s daily requirement in pure water. I also added some unrefined salt, rich in natural minerals, to the water intake and ultimately cured my allergies for good! That has been four years ago.

One last added tip on this subject, get out into the sunshine and add some natural vitamin D to the mix. When it is not seasonally available try using a nutritional form of this vitamin, such as cod liver oil. Many coral calcium supplement companies do add it to their product as an added benefit.

What would you not miss about having yearly bouts with your allergy symptoms? Having your head clear up nicely and be back in the game of life again, or having a little more disposable income to spend on other things besides allergy medications and doctor visits? May be both, right? I am sure both of these ideas would not hurt your feelings to much.

Water, salt, minerals, and sunshine could very well be your allergies worst enemies and become your best friends.

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Arthritis And Related Conditions: How To Treat Them Naturally and Successfully

As May is National Arthritis month, promoting awareness about a study recently conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on arthritis shows a rather alarming increase this disease has taken. The average person may believe this to be a condition associated with an aging population, however, even arthritis among children (juvenile arthritis) is also a relatively common occurrence.

As the first of America’s baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) advance into late middle age, arthritis and other related rheumatic conditions such as fibromyalgia, gout, and scleroderma are taking up an increasing amount of health care spending. The recent study on arthritis conducted by the U.S. CDC spanned a six year time period from 1997 to 2003, and documented a 25 percent increase in the number of Americans succumbing to painful arthritis and other related rheumatic conditions.

Some 46 million (or 1 in 5) Americans suffer from arthritis, up from 36.8 million six years ago. The $81 billion price tag associated with treating these conditions represents about 3 percent of the gross domestic product. Baby boomers are leading the pack in this spending increase. Out of the newly 9 million people being diagnosed with arthritis and other related rheumatic conditions during this six-year study, 66 percent were between the ages of 44 to 64.

Interestingly, too, according to the researchers of this study, was that most of the increases in arthritis and other rheumatic related conditions occurred among people who also had other health worries such as diabetes, obesity, and heart conditions. This particular group seen an increase of 28 percent, up from 31.8 million to 40.8 million, compared to a 6 percent increase for those who were otherwise healthy, 5 million to 5.3 million.

Being overweight or obese are definite prime culprits for putting you at an increased risk for developing arthritis and its related conditions. A higher level of body mass index will put you at a higher risk for developing osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, and results from the wear and tear of normal movement. Osteoarthritis in the joint this year will eventually become a joint replacement years down the road. The pressure of gravity causes physical damage to the joints and surrounding tissues. Symptoms are:

4.decreased function

Rheumatoid arthritis is a little different, it is an autoimmune problem that occurs when the body’s own immune system mistakenly attacks the synovium (cell lining inside the joint). If left untreated over the course of years, a gross disfigurement of the affected joints begin to appear in fingers, toes, knees, and elbows. This is a very chronic, and potentially disabling disease that causes symptoms such as:

1.joint pain
4.loss of joint function

Arthritis is really not just a single disease. There are actually around 100 different variations of arthritis, or other related rheumatic conditions. Arthritis literally means ‘joint inflammation’, and the term ‘itis’ actually means inflammation. So, in essence, any part of your body can become inflamed and painful due to arthritis. Some rheumatic conditions can result in debilitating, even life-threatening complications, and affect other parts of the body including muscles, bones, and internal organs.

In conclusion, drug treatment options did rise sharply during this six year study period (24%). But, other costs such as hospital stays dropped, so that actual per-person spending evened out to remain unchanged. Researchers concluded that the main reason for increased spending on treatment was due to the newly increased number of people developing arthritis.

In comparing the rising cost of treating arthritis, how do you suppose these findings compare to the rising costs of other health care problems Americans are being diagnosed with in general?

Clearly, the only control that seems to make much sense at all is to help educate and motivate people to become healthier. There is no question that the incidence of arthritis does seem to increase with age, however, nearly three out of every five sufferers are under the age of 65. You can not control the aging process, no one can, of course. However, you can choose to make yourself healthier, that is an option that is realistically doable for anyone.

Getting enough exercise to help increase joint mobility in arthritis sufferers is one option that is consistently being preached. But, it alone will not be enough, it is very hard to freely move painful joints through exercise that are chronically dry and dehydrated. Diets need to be addressed and modified. Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids and other whole food nutrients will swing the odds in favor of a successful remission of symptoms.

F. Batmanghelidj’s book “How To Deal With Back Pain and Rheumatoid Joint Pain” is an inexpensive self-help manual anyone can read to learn more about water’s amazing role in relieving joint pain naturally. In this short paper back book, you will learn that joint pain is simply just a signal that your body is emitting to let you know that joints are thirsty and dehydrated.

Listen to that signal, give your joints what they need to be healthy and stay lubricated every day with nothing more than pure water!

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