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Press Release #HealthRoadShow July 2017

Discover How to Master Your Health & Lifestyle with our Health Road Show around Ireland

Free Health Talks Nationwide 23-29 July 2017

Westport, Co Mayo – 13 July 2017.  KinesiologyZone is delighted to announce that it will be hosting a nationwide Health Road Show.  This six-day event is open to members of the public who can discover how to master their health and lifestyle using our fully integrated natural health care solution.

Chronic health issues are on the rise, and there’s a need to address these lifestyle related diseases to reduce the burden on the health care system.  Our KinesiologyZone community is working to reverse the health crisis.  KinesiologyZone is a fully integrated natural healthcare system that offers clients a tailor made solution specific to the client’s needs.

We are running a series of free talks in Westport, Ballybofey, Sligo, Tuam, Fermoy, New Ross, and Navan and a 4 hour Taster Event in Dun Laoghaire during the week of Sunday 23rd July to Saturday 29th July.  The talks will be given by local KinesiologyZone Course Leaders and graduate practitioners will give free treatments.  We will share our passion for Systematic Kinesiology, and give everyone the opportunity to discover how it could make a difference to their life.

At each venue, we will cover three key topics that can empower you to transform your health and reduce chronic fatigue, stress and overwhelm; improve digestion, and weight problems; as well as protect our health as we grow older.

  • There are 55,000 people living with dementia in Ireland today, and that number is set to double in the next 20 years.”
  • The total number of people living with diabetes in Ireland is estimated to be 225,840
  • Digestive Problems – It is estimated that 15% of the population will experience symptoms of IBS. The true prevalence of IBS in the whole population may be higher, as it is thought that only a quarter of IBS patients seek medical advice.

Siobhan Guthrie, Principal of TASK Ireland at KinesiologyZone says; “We believe everyone should have access to an integrated natural healthcare solution, that’s easy to use, tailored to each individual’s needs and empowers them to significantly enhance the quality of their lives.”

“One of our foundational principles is that we work from a lifestyle-focussed, holistic perspective.  Everything is connected and when we look at the body it, helps us to join the dots from a Mental, Chemical, Physical and Energetic Perspective.  Practitioner and client work together to uncover what is out of balance, clients gain a much greater understanding of how their body works and feel empowered to make lifestyle changes.  If we can find it, we can fix it is our “motto”.

 “At the heart of what we do here at KinesiologyZone is our willingness to serve others.  So we are taking health care on the road! 

The very first #HealthRoadShow will be starting off in Westport for our “official launch” on Sun 23rd July, 1pm to 4pm. JOIN US at any of our 7 venues by simply registering at www.KinesiologyZone.com/roadshow


The Academy of Systematic Kinesiology in Ireland, Roe Kilmeena, Westport, Co Mayo.

Siobhan Guthrie: 098 26579; 087 2719863   [email protected]

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Tips to Maintain Good Eye Health

Tips to Maintain Good Eye Health

by Shelia O’ Hanlon

 

They say the eyes are the windows of the soul but did you also know –

  • Newborns don’t shed tears, though they do know how to cry.
  • You blink about 15-20 times in a minute.
  • The most active muscles in your body are in your eyes.
  • Your eyes can get sunburned.

Amazing facts right ? …  It’s an amazing body part. Your eyes are pretty important. In fact, 64%* of you value your sight more than any other sense and yet 36%* of you admit leaving in ‘months’ – and 13%* of you even leave it ‘years’ before seeking help, even after noticing youreyesight has deteriorated.

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And recently I have been asked a lot of questions about eye health including vision and dry eyes that seems to effect a majority of people particularly in the mornings. So i wanted to share some of the advice i give to my students and clients.

Tips for Healthy Eyes 

  • Drinking clean filtered water is essential for good health and your eyes need a good supply as they are self cleaning.
  • Proper sleep in a dark room allows your retina to heal and repair. Leaving all electronics away from the bed, phones, ipads etceye-149604_1280. Ideally not having a tv in the bedroom is most beneficial.
  • Wearing protective sunglasses on a sunny day.
  • Giving up smoking! Did you know that smoking cigarettes increases free radical production all over the body and. Can seriously cause eyesight and eye health in general to deteriorate. (KINESIOLOGY can also help you to give those monkeys on your back [cigs, drugs,alcohol,toxic relationships] their P45’s!)
  • Taking care of your cardiovascular system by healthy eating and moderate exercise also a great supplement at the onset of winter of CoQ10 to give your heart a boost . High blood pressure can do damage to the tiny blood vessels of your retina and may obstruct the blood flow.One of the best ways to maintain healthy blood pressure is to avoid fructose. Did you know that consuming over 70 g       eye-211610_1920rams of fructose or 2 cans of fizzy drink can seriously affect your blood pressure and heart health.
  • Keep your blood sugar levels in check by opting for food that doesn’t come in a box, learn to love yourself enough to want to prepare a lovely home cooked meal for yourself! Your future self will kiss the ground you walk on xxx . Too much sugar in your daily intake of food blood can pull fluid from the lens of your eye, affecting your ability to focus. And, it can damage the blood vessels in your retina, also obstructing blood flow.
  • Eat plenty of fresh dark green leafy vegetables, especially kale. Studies have shown that a diet rich in dark leafy greens helps support eye health. And that those with the highest consumption of carotenoid-rich vegetables, especially ones rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, had increased vision health.
  • Get plenty of healthy omega-3 fat. “A study published in the August 2001 issue of Archives of Ophthalmology found that consuming omega-3 fatty acids was protective of your healthy vision. Unfortunately, due to widespread pollution and fish farming, fish is no longer an ideal source for omega-3 fats unless you can verify its purity. An extraordinary alternative is krill oil, which also contains astaxanthin. This potent antioxidant also has specific benefits for your eyes.”
  • Avoid trans fats. A diet high in trans fat appears to contribute to macular degeneration by interfering with omega-3 fats in your body. Trans fat is found in a lot of processed foods and baked goods, including margarine, cooking fat, fried foods like chips, deep fried chicken, any genre of meat in a can and donuts, cookies, pastries and biscuits. Avoiding trans fat is the best decision you can make for your continued good eyesight.
  • Avoid aspartame at all costs!!! Vision problems is one of the many acute symptoms of aspartame poisoning. Tests on lab rats consuming high amounts of aspartame showed growths of tumors and eye defects!
  • Antioxidants— a substance that inhibits oxidation especially vitamin c (broccoli,kiwi,strawberries,citrus fruit, cauliflower)and vitamin e (wheatgrass, wheatgerm) as these remove potentially damaging oxidizing agents in living organisms. Antioxidants neutralize the dangerous build up of free radicals in your body and your eyes.

These antioxidants in particular have shown to benefit your eyes :

Lutein
Zeaxanthin
Black currant anthocyanins

SOURCES OF LUTEIN IN FOOD:(Lutein per cup, cooked and drained)

Kale ……………26.5mg
Spinach………13.3mg
Broccoli…………3.4mg
Corn………………1.4mg

Romaine lettuce, raw…..1.4mg

Courgettes……..2.7mg
Peas………………2.4mg
Oranges………… 0.31mg

No matter who you are, regular eye exams are important for seeing more clearly, learning more easily and preserving your vision for life.  Your eye’s are not only the most important of your 5 senses, but without proper eye care, the health in the other areas of your body will suffer. As you may know it is extremely important to keep your eyes healthy.

 

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The Law of the 5 elements – Yin/Yang

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The Law of the 5 elements – Yin/Yang

Ch’i or life force Force Energy

This is the vital spark which enlivens us and causes all that we are to function. It is represented by this very ancient sign, the Yin Yang. The law of the five elements is based on ancient oriental understand of how energies flow in the body and how they are influenced by every aspect of life . Our emotions, colours, odours, season, times and much more.Female yoga figure in a transparent sphere composed of four natural elements (water fire earth air) as a concept for controlling emotions and power over nature.

The law of the five elements is rich with symbolism. It contains many ways of looking at our energies and our lives. It is a left/right brain challenge to think in terms of amorphous energies without shape or form, yet these same energies obey strict laws.

Think about male / female , but not in the sense of clear cut divide. The energies in every man has some female characteristics and the energies in every female have some male characteristics. The current ”correctness ” which insists that everyone is a person, further blurs the differences between the sexes which led to the French proverb ”Vive la Difference”!

Yin/Yang Symbol

This ancient symbol represents energy as it is present in life. In a sense there is no such thing as always and never, and something and nothing. Where we think there is nothing, there is often something , we just do not know how to observe it or measure it, so we say is it not there.

The light part represents the YANG energy, which traditionally is the MALE energy, but it is also LIGHT, and the SUN, it is positive, it is SOUTH, HOT and EXTERNAL. The dark part of the symbol represents the yin energy , which is traditionally FEMALE energy, but is is also DARK, and the MOON, and NEGATIVE (in the electrical sense, not the emotional sense), it is NORTH, COLD and INTERNAL.

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Active/passive, Strong/Gentle, Hot/Cold are not judgmental in any way, only expressions of Yin-ness or Yang-ness. And observe there is a spot of light in the dark part, indicating that there is nothing that is all or nothing. There is no absoluteness.Our left brains, trained thoroughly in fallacies that there are, find this hard to believe.

Even thing we thought were stable, like the atom, proves to be much more variable than we once thought. It contains particles, and non particles that we cannot see but that we know they are there.

 

The Five elements are:  FIRE ,EARTH, METAL, WATER, WOOD

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The M.C.P.E logo in the middle represents the fact we are in the middle of a ”world” of elemental energy in which we live and have our ”being”, our verb to describe continuity.  Each of the Five elements is in a sense a loving couple or pair of couples who take care of each other. The male or yang organs are in a protective circle around the female yin organs to shield them from the outside world of external energies.

Learn from Stephanie Mills our course instructor in this video about the ”law of five elements ”, learning how energy flows around the body.

 

 

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Balanced Health Vol 1 – Par 2 by Brian H Butler 

Do you want to improve the quality of your life?

Do you want to improve the quality of your life? Almost everyone you know suffers from one or more of the following conditions.

  • Aches and pains, allergies, backache, colds, low energy, fears, indigestion, joint pain, migraines.

Many people are struggling and while none of these in themselves is necessarily life threatening, they are life depleting.  I’m in Istanbul, Turkey this week, and it’s the same here too.  Yesterday I demonstrated a muscle test or two on the b-fit staff who I’m visiting with. They suffer stress as part of their lifestyle, busy city, traffic can be a nightmare, and of course there’s a lot of worry too from the recent attacks. B-fit is also wants to help their customer improve the quality of their lives.

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The more I travel and share our health approach with other cultures, it confirms my belief that everyone has the same needs when it comes to health.

So while there may indeed be cultural differences in terms of lifestyle, our bodies work all the same way.  There’s a science to health and energy that is the same the world over.  There are habits we must follow if we want to have high energy and live at our best.

Systematic Kinesiology offers a way to uncover what is blocking access to that high energy.

It is like when you come to another country we don’t understand the language.  If you don’t know how the body works, you won’t understand its language.  It is all learnable though.  You see muscle testing is a type of language that enables the practitioner to interpret what it needs, as well as what it doesn’t, and even the cause of some of the symptoms you might be having.

So why am I in Istanbul?

View from the office today

View from the office today

Well apart from enjoying this beautiful city and meeting lots of wonderful people, I’m here because KinesiologyZone has at its core higher purpose now, a drive and a commitment.  Our mission is to share Systematic Kinesiology as a powerful healthcare solution around the world.  Last year I was in India to share Systematic Kinesiology and I met Bedriye there when she attended one of my presentations – she’s the owner of b-fit.  Most of us will do more for others than we’ll do for ourselves.  And she’s on a mission to help empower women in Turkey through fitness, creating centres where support and social go hand in hand, as well as empowerment though fitness. It’s a big mission and for the past 10 years her office has now 20 staff members supporting over 200 fitness centres, and 50,000 customers around Turkey.  She’s making a real difference to woman’s culture here.

I’m here because I too want to help women and families feel empowered when it comes to health and wellness.  Of course we work with men too, and in reality, the majority of our students are women.  Those who are drawn to help themselves and others have such an influence on family and the health of the wider community.  Not everyone gets fit with health in mind. And those who work out regularly can often have low energy, aches and pains, be prone to injuries etc.  And since we live in a time when if we don’t look after our health today, it’ll be more expensive than ever to fix in the future.  So the need is even greater now than ever before.

I’m here to do an overview of the training that we offer, and while holistic therapies are not very common here in Turkey, my hope is that they’ll see how alternative health can be a valid and safe approach to improving their quality of life in a significant and meaningful way.

Everyone benefits and will be happier and more fulfilled.

And if you’re in Ireland, and want to learn Systematic Kinesiology, then check out our last chance training.

If you know that this is what you want to do, get in touch with an email saying “I’m in – send me details about the Westport course”! (or words to that effect).  The course content details are on the website, but if you want to know about Westport, email me by return.

Only 4 places available.

This is ideal for those seeking a new career in holistic health but also want to join with like-minded caring practitioners wanting to make a difference.

Improve gut health with Systematic Kinesiology

Improve gut health with Systematic Kinesiology

The digestive system is key to our health

Kinesiology properly used, is capable of being the most wholistic approach to natural healthcare. I was at a seminar on Saturday to learn more about about gut health and gluten sensitivity (a topic we teach ourselves here at KinesiologyZone and there’s always something more to learn). Even 2000 years ago, it was Hippocrates who said that … all disease begins in the gut. And as Kinesiologist I see a lot of people coming to me for treatment who have imbalances of the digestive system. While this is not always the primary reason for a client coming to see me – frequently it’s for pain, low energy, headaches, and or skin problems etc. more often than not, they will also have a digestive imbalance, that if not addressed will contribute to their health issue not being resolved.

 

Our digestive system is a key part of our immune system – which means that when it is upset we are more susceptible to being run down, more likely to catch whatever is going around, and decrease our productivity.

Since Systematic Kinesiology rebalances and revitalises the major systems of the body, it enhances internal natural healing processes. It is a simple, non-intrusive approach that enables us to get into harmony with our own bodies. The basics are easy to learn and the results dramatic. It offers many ways to help the whole person in a fully integrated way. Any healthcare approach which neglects to deal with all four specific aspects of human function will not be as effective. – Mental/emotional; dietary and chemical factors; structural and physical considerations; and life force energy imbalances.

diet is of vital importance and many people eat foods which actually feed the health problems they suffer from. There is no such thing as a u

 

niversal diet and we are beginning to realise the concept we use in Systematic Kinesiology of “biochemic individuality”. It is vital for each person to adjust their diet to one which suits them individually.

What we eat can have an impact on others parts of the body, not just IN the gut. Thyroid function and auto-immune diseases have documented papers showing there to be a wheat and gluten association. But that’s only part of the reason. While you may have a genetic disposition, there is usually a trauma or event such as an infection that will start the early stages of disease.

The way we think and use our emotions affects our body much more than we realise.

Shock, disappointments, arguments, depression all have an instantaneous effect on us. The tests used in Systematic Kinesiology show dramatically just how upset emotions disorientate the energy of the body and its ability to function at its best. When we get stressed, our cortisol levels increase – and that has a direct result on our gut by making it slow down – which can result in constipation.

The body has an amazing ability to heal itself.

But if we are constantly blocking this natural ability, or don’t know about it and rush to the fastest pain reliever instead, is it any wonder that our lives are becoming increasingly stressed and out of balance. When I teach about helping the body to better health, and when we understand a little bit more how the body works, it can help us to look at our symptoms in a different way.

Learning more about how to test for food sensitivities, healing from emotional traumas, and balancing the body puts your health back in your hands.

If you’d like to understand better about how the body works, feel more empowered when it comes to health and understand the importance of treating people as individuals, then check out our courses at www.kinesiologyzone.com/training

10 days to Thrive – bed time – Day FOUR

Our 10 days to thrive challenge – Bedtime

Systematic Kinesiology 10 day challenge to thrive

 

 

Are you a bedtime procrastinator?

Do you fight with yourself to go to bed, and then struggle to get up in the morning?

Systematic Kinesiology Bedtime Procrastinator

Bedtime procrastination is failing to go to bed at the intended time.  Easy peasy right? Yes how many times have you not gone to bed when you said you would even though there was no outside influence or circumstances stopping you from doing so (only yourself)?   Bedtime procrastination is unique because usually people will procrastinate to put off something they find undesirable, sleep is not undesirable.  We enjoy it, we feel better after a good sleep.

It is not so much not wanting to sleep, but rather, not wanting to stop what you are doing.  You lose track of time looking at your smart phone, tablet, watching TV, or even doing chores, even though you will regret it in the morning.  I think it’s because as children we thought being sent to bed meant we were going to miss out on something.  Yet as adults we still rebel against being told what to do!

Sleep is very important for your body to recharge and heal itself.  People actually sleep better when they are well rested rather than when over tired.  Ever been so tired and yet frustratingly can’t get to sleep?  If you’re looking for the ideal time to turn the lights off, it’s 10.30pm.  This comes form Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Every meridian system which is connected to an internal organ has a two our window of focus time.  7am – 9am is stomach meridian time (which is when we “should” generally eat our breakfast).  11pm to 1am is our Triple Warmer focus time – which is connected to our Thyroid and Adrenals.  If you have ever experienced a “second wind” – you start to feel more energy late at night – that’s what we want to avoid.  Going to bed before 11am, so 10.30, will give your body the best opportunity to recharge and restore its energy.

Your happiness throughout the day and your energy levels are all related to the amount of sleep you get. Most adults need between 7 to 9 hours per night. Women actually need 1 hour extra than men.

Tips to get to bed on time Set yourself a time for bed to regulate your body clock

    1. Finish up on the internet at least an hour before bed
    2. Don’t wait until you feel tired and sleepy
    3. Have a bedtime routine (wind down to sleep time)
    4. Avoid alcohol and heavy food late in the evening
    5. Avoid over stimulating the brain with electronic screens (no phones in bed)
    6. If you can’t sleep, get up and leave the room then try again
    7. Daily exercise helps promote a better night’s sleep
    8. Make sure your bed and pillows are comfortable but supportive

 

Today’s challenge – maybe you’re not a bedtime procrastinator, but there’s something else you procrastinate over.  Make a commitment to yourself to go to bed early – make it a lovely ritual tonight.  Treat yourself to looking after you.

Look forward to hearing what you’re committing to over on the event page. Are you a bedtime procrastinator?

Join us over here: https://www.facebook.com/events/547394058759986/

 

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Food allergies vs food sensitivities. And Systematic Kinesiology

A common question I get asked is about Food Allergies and and Food Sensitivities.

Here’s my answer that I recorded while I am on a walk – multi tasking as ever.

Systematic Kinesiology is all about finding out what is stressing you, and food can be a common stressor.  It’s not the only thing, and often when we become sensitive to a lot of foods, it more of a sign that the body is out of balance and responding to a lot more stresses than just food.  So while it can be helpful to avoid certain foods for a certain length of time, and it’s only part of the path to recovery.

Stress is the #1 cause of chronic illnesses in the modern world.  Your body is designed to be respond to stress in a certain way – the fight/flight response.  When your body is responding to a stress (like running away from danger) it turns it’s attention away from other less essential “in the moment” needs – like digestion, fighting infections, even logical thinking can be affected – because if you’re running away from danger you haven’t time to think about it you just have to respond.  So we spend our lives responding to stressful stituations, not always feeling like we’ve time to think about it.

In the Balanced Health Course, we teach you how to reduce the effects of worries and stresses of today, and how to do test foods.  People’s lives can literally be changed because they find out that some of their symptoms are related to the foods they’re eating, and that they are constantly in a stress response place.

The video is much shorter than what I’ve written above – it’s really about the question, but that has inspired the above post now.

Enjoy, and the bird song 🙂