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Are you working yourself to death?

Are you working yourself to death?

Researchers find that people who work more than this many hours a week, suffer physical and mental health problems. When it comes to your career, there is nothing worse than a job you hate, literally. Employees who worked more than 50 hours in a week suffered from decreased mental and physical health, the research found.Today, the workplace demands mean having to deal with new ways of communication, which did not exist over a decade ago.

  • Workers earning more than ever – but stress levels soared fastest out of 10 EU countries
  • New figures from CSO show average worker’s pay has reached a high point of almost €39,000
  • Workplace stress doubled from 8pc in 2010 to 17pc in 2015, according to the ESRI

According to a University of Manchester study, having a “poor quality” job — a job you hate — is actually worse for your mental health than having no job at all.
In Ireland the majority of workers in every industrial sector claim to be stressed. According to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions 90% of voluntary sector workers consider their job to be stressful. Teachers (88%) and workers in the health service (82%) also report high levels of stress. Construction workers have the lowest levels of stress at 63%.

Sheila our course leader from Cork found herself in a stressful job, overloaded with work and struggling with her health.

Health Road Show - Sheila O'Hanlon

Sheila’s story:

At the age of 25 years old I was working 3 jobs totalling 85 hours a week for minimum wage. I worked hard in catering and in bars. I thought that I would be able to reduce the workload as I got older. However I managed to continue working insane numbers of hours into my 40’s. I was starting to show some signs of what I call my tired legs syndrome.This happens when you are running around in a stressful job while on your feet all day. I remember getting home in the evenings and when I sat down my back would physically spasm from exhaustion. I suffered from restless legs and an even more worryingly a restless mind.
I was getting sick of working long hours. I was showing all the signs of adrenal exhaustion. I headaches, back pain, knee pain and palpitations on a daily basis.

I found Systematic Kinesiology Training at a time in my life when I needed it the most. I am convinced I was a prime candidate for a heart attack or a stroke. I smoked, drank, partied, worked crazy hours, had unfulfilling relationships, drank 15 cups of coffee a day and ate junk food.

Then I started to look for something to help me with my excruciating headaches and through kinesiology I found out that they stemmed from adrenal exhaustion. In retrospect I suspect I may have been adrenally exhausted for in excess of 20 years! We are all motivated to heal ourselves and fix our own health problems first and foremost and when we reach that place we feel this irrepressible need to help others suffering like we were.

I used to work 80 hours a week for the same income that I get now from working 16 hours a week. If you are looking for the freedom to be self employed and control of your own destiny and your own longevity, then training as a Systematic Kinesiologist is the most exciting and humbling and joyful career there is!

I used to work hard and now I hardly work!

You don’t need a medical background or previous experience. You just need

a passion for helping others and a willingness to work towards your goals. My clients paid for my diploma fees because we are encouraged to value our skill set. Training includes business advice as well as practical lessons in client communication. We also get coaching on our own personal development as caring professional kinesiology practitioner.

If any of this reasonates with you and you feel stuck in a similar pattern or you are looking for a chance to help and heal people. Find our more about training at www.kinesiologyzone.com/training

Sheila often runs Talks and has Taster events coming up in 2019 to find out more follow her on facebook https://www.facebook.com/kinesiologyROCKS

 

 

Health Road Show – Day Four & Five

Health Road Show – Day Four & Five

Are you keeping track of us? …. we are now en-route to Navan for our final FREE event we have huge numbers registering so we can’t wait to see everyone.
Day 4

We headed for beautiful Fermoy and had some fantastic pit stops along the way. This is course leaders Sheila and Liam’s home county and they were warmly welcomed by the crowd. The covered so many topics including adrenal stress, chronic pain and digestive issues. We had lots of questions and min treatments at the end.
Day 5

We headed for New Ross but we had to stop off in gorgeous Dungarvan, we got to run around on the beach and had a relaxing fun lunch before we reached the Brandon house hotel where they was a massive crowd gathering we had our biggest turn out to date and the atmosphere in the room was energetic, fun and inspiring.

We are in Navan tonight and we have some amazing prizes and gift bags for the first 20 people so come between 6.30/7. Still time to register www.Kinesiologyzone.com/roadshow

 

They say a picture is worth a thousand words so enjoy a short clip of our Health Road Show this week.

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”Woman gave up WHEAT after she discovered it was the cause of her respiratory problems”

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Lady suffered chest infections and was hospitalized for respiratory issues for years and it was all down to WHEAT

  • Ann’s throat would swell and she would have trouble breathing.

  • She had being diagnosed with asthma.

  • After being tested by a Kinesiologist she removed wheat from her diet and her health changed overnight.

Hear from Deborah Cunningham a Kinesiology Diploma student who treated the client –

A woman aged in her mid-forties came to see me. She had been suffering from frequent chest infections for years; had serious allergies to honey, cod, house dust and pollen and it was gradually worsening. Her throat would swell and she would have trouble breathing.  Her immune system was shot, so she dreaded the winter approaching and even in the summer she would get ill especially when traveling. She was diagnosed with asthma within the previous two years. As her symptoms worsened she was put on more inhalers and strong steroids she even ended up in hospital.  After hearing her history I did some food testing and found her main issue was Wheat!

Her diet consisted of alot of wheat, like so many people trying to find a healthy breakfast option she ate Weetabix daily for breakfast and had a daily diet consisting of pasta and bread.  She was willing to eliminate it and within a week she got in touch to tell me she felt miles better.

Within a short space of time she had lots more energy and had gradually reduced her inhalers with her doctor. By her third visit she almost off all her meds. She had Weetabix once over that period and ended up at the doctor with respiratory problems she stays away from the weetabix now!

People may not realize it, but the foods we are eating every day could be slowly corrupting our health and shortening your lifespan. After getting tested from a Kinesiologist, eliminating food is the only real way to know how Wheat is affecting your health.


Eliminate the usual foods for up to 25 days.
(The basic elimination diet is as simple as this: No gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, fast food, or alcohol.)

DO eat lots of fiber, fresh whole foods, and unprocessed meals you make yourself.
– DO eat lots of healthy fats found in olive oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, flax oil, walnut oil, and avocados.

After an elimination process of up to 25 days pick one thing you eliminated like gluten, dairy or eggs—but not more than one, and eat it.

See how you feel over the next 48 hours. If you have no reaction after two days, eat that same food again, and for a second time, notice how you feel. From there, it’s up to you whether or not to re-incorporate that food into your diet on a regular basis.

Once you’ve made a call on the first food you reintroduce, pick another one and follow the same steps.

Throughout the diet and the reintroduction process, notice how you feel. Maybe you’ll see changes you weren’t expecting. Maybe your sleep quality or your energy level is better. Maybe the redness in your skin is gone, or your belly is flatter or likes Deborahs’s client begin to feel and breathe better within days.

Deborah learned how to food test by attending one of our Balanced Health Training courses, by picking up these skills she has being able to go on and help other people around her.

If you want to learn more about our course happening nationwide visit www.KinesiologyZone.com/training

 


, Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back To Health

This Man Gave Up Sugar,Artificial Additives for a Month.

Here’s What Happened When a Guy Quit Sugar for a Month

Sacha Harland decided to take on a challenge! He decided to give up sugar, alcohol, artificial additives and unhealthy food for one month. He wanted to see how would this dietary alteration affect his mental and physical conditions.

He captured his physical and mental journey in the six-minute clip above. Check out his incredible journey through the following video:

After watching this video there are many health issues we can still debate about. Is coffee bad for you? Does the cabbage soup diet work?

However there is one thing we can all usually agree on – sugar is bad for you (if you have too much of it). Isn’t it really interesting that Sacha starts to struggle really early on into the challenge and soon learns that his taste buds have been trained to crave salt and sugar-laden items.

We also see them highlight hidden sugars. Sugar consumption is both in plain sight and hidden, ingested from the most unlikely places. Sugar in tomato ketchup and microwave dinners, soups and crackers and just about every other processed food out there. Who are the biggest culprits? Soft drinks lead the list at 33% of our sugar consumption (drink water instead of coke and you’ve already made a huge dent). sugar kinesiology Sweets 16%. Baked goods like biscuits and cakes, 13%. Fruit drinks 10%. Sweetened yogurt and milk almost 9%.

If you are considering making a change in 2017, you don’t have to completely detox like Scott but reducing processed food and reading labels can make a huge difference.

If you are looking to take control of your health and want to pick up some skills in 2017 (learn food testing, reduce stress, release pain, and improve energy levels ) visit www.Kinesiologyzone.com/training for more information.

9 Steps To Recover from Christmas Overindulgence

 Steps To Recover from Christmas Overindulgence

Once again we have reached that time of year when many of us will either eat too much or drink too much or, in all likelihood, both. Overindulgence is as much a part of the festivities as exchanging presents and many of us are all too familiar with the consequences of this excess!                                                                                                             54924

Often you feel bloated and sluggish, but it’s no reason to beat yourself up and continue the overindulgence. The problem with the holiday season is that it’s never just the one Christmas dinner, but there are the leftovers to contend with. We often get clients coming to us after Christmas with gut problems, chronic pain and high levels of stress all of which can be treated with a Kinesiology treatment but to help yourself and empower your own health before and after Christmas their are steps you can take.

Things that will help you recover:

1.Digestive enzymes help speed up the breakdown and absorption of macronutrients. DigestEeze (Milk Thistle) is one of the most important supplements for recovery with its ability to relieve the symptoms associated with occasional over-indulgence of food and drink such as indigestion and upset stomach.
2.Fluids will help flush your system and keep you hydrated. Drinking extra water facilitates a more rapid removal of this waste.
3. Ginger has high levels of gingerol, which gives it a natural spicy flavor and acts as an anti-inflammatory in the body. It also has potent anti-nausea properties and can ease stomach cramping.
4. Keeping the bowels moving effectively is an essential part of a healthy recovery and therefore the use of high fibre foods such as pulses, quinoa and brown rice can help the process
5. A good multi-vitamin and mineral is essential for the removal of toxins whereas an antioxidant rich formulation provides the added benefit of helping to neutralise free radicals. Chlorophyll rich green foods such as Spirulina and Wheat Grass also offer great benefit to those looking to cleanse their system.
6. Go for a walk. This can aid digestion and possibly help decrease the fat your body stores. One study showed that when subjects took a light walk after a high-fat meal, they decreased their post-meal triglyceride concentrationrun-750466_1920-300x225         (the type of fat your body stores to use for energy) by around 70 percent compared to the non-walking group.
7. Use turmeric, it is a member of the ginger family that contains the active ingredient curcumin, which is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
8. Get sleep – December can be such a busy month running around shopping and Christmas parties and preparing food but try to get to bed at a decent time and if you have some time of work use that time to catch up on sleep and rest your body.Get leftovers out of sight&gt.
9. Get leftovers out of sight. Whether you encourage guests to take leftovers with them, or stick them in containers to store in your freezer, moving extra food out of sight and out of mind will help you return to your normal healthy eating routine over the next few days
I hope you find these tips helpful and that you enjoy a wonderful Christmas break!

If you are ready to jumpstart your health in 2019.

Check out all the details about our upcoming Balanced Health Courses in Spring 2019 where you can pick up vital skills to help you and thosr around you.

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10 days to Thrive – No Complaining – Day THREE

 

 

Make a change

                                        Today’s a short one!  It’s simple.  Today is day three and we challenge you NOT to complain.

Life is not perfect. It never has been and never will be. This is not bad news. In fact, once we begin to embrace this reality, we welcome a great number of possibilities . Life is never perfect. We know this to be true.

Why then, do we continue to complain about its imperfections?

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We complain about the weather, the traffic, our family. We complain about tight clothing, misplaced keys, late air planes, and the price of oil! We complain about our jobs or our lack of jobs. We complain about nosy neighbours, crying babies, ungrateful teenagers, and lazy family members. We have become a society too quick to complain.

Complaining is almost never a positive reaction to our circumstance                                                                                                                                                                        .

Complaining fosters a negative attitude, negatively impacts those around us, doesn’t change our circumstance,highly unattractive and often leaves us as victim mode. 

 

So lets try not complain about the usual things :

  • About the weather

  • About your neighbours

  • About your family

  • About your boss

  • About your weight

  • About your shopping list

  • About this challenge!

 

 

Nothing, nada, rien du tout, zilch!

Instead, turn your attention to what’s good about them.

 

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“You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” —Tom Wilson

Brand New Taster Events

There’s nothing quite like experiencing Kinesiology and muscle testing for YOURSELF.

You can read all you like about it, ask lots questions about it, even watch the videos on this website.  But when it comes to really understanding what it is, you have to experience it!  But if you haven’t seen a video yet, then take a few minutes to see a little of what Systematic Kinesiology is:

So how would you like to experience muscle testing (being tested AND testing others) as well as balancing weaknesses before you commit to a course?

You will get some hands on experience of muscle testing and you’ll learn how the Balanced Health Foundation  could be the first step to becoming a fully qualified Kinesiologist.  This two hour Taster Event is perfect for you.

Fee to attend: €25 (refundable when you join the Balanced Health Course starting in September)

This will be a fun 2 hours, with new information, new skills, where you’ll meet lots of likeminded people.

We have TASTER EVENTS happening natinwide 

You’ll walk away having experienced muscle testing, have a great understanding of Kinesiology and have an insight into the training.  Ideal if you are drawn to helping others, want to start a holistic health career or take care of your families health with natural methods. NicolaRooneyDiploma Gemma-McGowan-copy-SM

Old Injury – Kinesiology Improved His Flexibility

Old Injury – Kinesiology Improved His Flexibility

There is an amazing technique in Systematic Kinesiology called Injury Recall Technique (IRT)

This method was introduced to our field by Dr W. Schmitt. Simply put, the body “remembers” significant injuries (falls, surgeries, breaks etc.) and stores this information. Although the body may have healed the damage, the memory of it creates a pattern within the brain to “guard” it, as if it were present to some degree. With this simple technique the “guarding” can be eliminated, even years after the event  occurred. This restores limitations to range of motion, pain syndromes, and body function. Phenomenal things occur breaks, sprains and scars are addressed

Here’s a sneak peak of a demo from a Diploma Class.  The students are learning how to increase the body’s flexibility by removing old injuries with two techniques.

IRT (Injury Recall Technique) is a gentle procedure used following a recent or ancient injury or trauma.  IRT restores muscle balance to pre-injury status, often dramatically relieving pain and restoring range of motion.

To understand why IRT works, you must first understand what happens when the body encounters an injury or trauma.  Injury Recall is the second one, which helps to remove the memory of an old physical injury/trauma that a body has experienced – for example, broken bones, scars, injuries to muscles, mammograms, twisted ankles, injection sites and dental work!

In this video we first of all remove the emotion surrounding the traumatic memory. And then IRT applied. It made a huge difference to a TASK Ireland Diploma Student’s flexibility – and bear in mind it’s not just in the hip where we were working but all over the body.

A short 3 min video, well worth watching to understand the potential to improve health with Systematic Kinesiology.

To learn how to use these techniques and more come along to one of our taster events or find our about our Balanced Health Course www.Kinesiologyzone.com