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From the web: Health & Practical Tips

Period. End of sentence.

A film based on young women in an Indian village who make sanitary pads has won an Oscar for best short documentary on the stigma around menstruation in rural India.

It is the most ubiquitous pose in yoga. Interestingly, the ancient Chinese art and science of acupuncture can help explain why, writes Sara Calabro. Published on SOTT and GreenMedinfo on December 29, 2018.

Woman napping

Who doesn’t know the feeling of an intense tiredness descending on one’s body – for example just after lunch? The head droops slightly, the eyelids struggle to remain open and the couch beckons! Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., shows how naps can protect your health and boost your waking performance. Published in Psychology Today on May 7, 2018.

Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries an interesting programme called the Data Detox. Published by BBC on November 13, 2017.

Barefoot walking

Studies show what happens to the human body when we walk barefoot, writes Arjun Walia in Collective Evolution on August 24, 2017.

While humans are reaching a longer lifespan, afflictions such a dementia and Alzheimer’s are also on the rise. Instead of separating old people from their families who feel they cannot cope with the burden of care, there is maybe another, more humane way than institutions. Video posted on BBC on July 11, 2017.

Salt lamp

Protecting yourself from electro smog and EMF toxins from wifi, cellphones and computers that bombard our bodies is actually simple and very effective. Carolanne Wright writes in Wake-up World on December 9, 2016 – some illustrations added by Osho News.

Curing with Sound

What if we could improve the health and happiness of millions of people around the world? Dr. Neal Kassell and author John Grisham talk about Focused Ultrasound on TEDx Charlottesville, USA.

Tongue

…can give you clues to your overall health. Jesse Alvarado of Healthy Holistic Living explains how to easily monitor your body’s well being. Published in SOTT on January 12, 2016.

Coconut Oil Feat

Because of its many health benefits – among them boosting the immune system and metabolism – nowadays coconut oil is being used by many more people and not only in South Asia where it is widely known since millennia.

Unacceptable Levels Feat

“To be healthy requires an effort.” Internationally acclaimed documentary is a step toward making that effort and reclaiming health.