We are almost continually surrounded by messages trying to influence us to buy something. Millions of dollars and hours are spent calculating new ways to appeal to our emotions and even trick us into consuming things that we are told will better our lifestyle, image and health.
If you thought we were a family of perfect health all the time, all our lives, I hate to burst your bubble. Truth is, we are humans, living in a very un-primal world. Especially in the first 25 years of our lives, Brad and I had our share of junk food, processed food, late nights, alcohol, tap water, illness, antibiotics and other pharmaceutical drugs.
Brad asks all about colonics, enemas and laxatives whilst on the table having a Colonic Hydrotherapy session with Nurse Janice Osmond of Northside Colonic Hydrotherapy in Sydney.
Even holistic health coaches like me encounter challenges with their health. But most of the time, instead of running to the chemist for a cure, we look to find the cause. When our body is producing symptoms – such as headaches, acne, fatigues, sore throat, colds, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, muscle/joint pain – we first look to our Primal 6. Though it’s common to first look at Food, Movement and Sleep, we must remember that Thoughts, Breath and Water are just as important as their places at the top of the list.
At Primal Health, we don’t believe that you should have to catch a cold or any other illness. Colds, flu, diseases…all illnesses are not so much ‘caught’, as ‘created’. The book ‘Never Be Sick Again by Raymond Francis M. Sc.’ delves deep into this way of thinking.
There’s already huge awareness of the importance of eating nutritious, chemical-free primal foods, but have you ever considered what your skin is eating each day? It is a medically recognised fact that our body absorbs significant amounts (about 60%) of what we put on our skin. A great example of skin absorption is in nicotine patches which release nicotine into the bloodstream through a sticker on the skin.