Harvard University has conducted a fascinating longitudinal study over 75 years of men in two very different cohorts – 268 were healthy college sophomores from the classes of 1939 – 1944 465 were disadvantaged non delinquent inner-city youths from Boston between 1940 – 1945 The goal of the study was to identify predictors of healthy … More A Good Life
I’m sure you have all heard of, and probably experienced, jetlag. But did you know there is such a thing as social jetlag? Till Roennenberg coined the phrase. He’s a professor of chronobiology in the Ludwig-Maximilian University. Social jetlag promotes practically everything that’s bad in our bodies,” he says. It occurs when we go to … More Social Jetlag
“When the pores are not clogged with dead cells and the lymphatic system is stimulated and cleansed, all organs in the body are better able to carry out the important function of eliminating toxic waste. Further, it increases blood circulation in all underlying organs and tissues.” Why dry skin brush – it is a technique … More Shedding Skin – it’s a good detox
Raili Tanska Laugh and live well
I’ve written about salt before. You’ll find random facts, types, cleaning, health and beauty, food and drink, fun stuff in this post from 2017. Whilst watching Master Chef (yes, we are MC tragics) I was intrigued when one of the contestants made her own rosemary salt. Having just recently made a herb salt, I decided … More Salt is not just salt
Have you heard all the hoopla lately about something called the microbiome? To put it simply, it’s about the gut and its health. It’s all those itty bitty little bugs that live in your intestinal tract. And keep it working well. They have some really important roles to play : The gut microbiome is made up … More What is this thing – Microbiome?
Give thanks for the Grace and Gratitude in your life Raili Tanska
I’ve harked on about the importance of breathing many times. About how breath is the foundation for all meditation practices. I’ve often wondered, briefly, why that is. And never taken the time to really investigate. After all, it’s a no brainer, isn’t it? We breathe, we live. We don’t, we die. As a bonus, breathing … More Compassionate Breath – 2
Forgive deeply – self and others Raili Tanska
Be at peace Raili Tanska You may notice a disruption to my usual daily postings for a short while.