disease preventer 997: joy

Durable joy--a state of contentment not dependent on external circumstances--is an ingredient in robust health. Lack of joy is an essential root condition of sickness. In order to abide in a joyful mind, it's necessary to recognize where our existence is joyless. So how do we work on leveling-up from such unhappy states? Living in … Continue reading disease preventer 997: joy

stress reducer 395

We were conversing over craft pours at the local microbrewery, strangers in the process of becoming acquaintances. Talk drifted in the direction of livelihood (so what do you do for a living?) and therefore to acupuncture. My man--whom I'll call Indy--recounted his episode of acute-onset lower back pain while in Korea for work. He contrasted … Continue reading stress reducer 395

pain alleviater 330

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional Some pain is healthy, some pain is unhealthy. Healthy pain includes the mending process following injury, childbirth, &/or surgery. Unhealthy pain includes chronic conditions affecting mind, muscles, joints, and organs. Pain can be alleviated by substances consumed: a matter of outside in. These tend to be palliative, temporary, fast … Continue reading pain alleviater 330