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Epsom Salt 2kg (Magnesium Sulphate Salt) Bath Salt
Epsom Salt 2kg (Magnesium Sulphate Salt) Bath Salt
Offered by Eshish Direct
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome, 7 Jun 2014
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This is one of the easiest ways to get lots of magnesium into your body quickly. A half hour hot bath with half a bag of these crystals provides enough relaxation to put you to sleep and relieve stress very effectively. The price is very good for a quality product.

Beware that in strong concentrations magnesium salts tend to sting the skin, and avoid getting this into your mouth as it has a very strong bitter, alkaline taste.


When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection
When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection
by Gabor Mate
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Her security lay in considering other people's feelings, never her own., 7 Jun 2014
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Learn to say no!

We currently live in a society where most of us are emotionally stifled from a young age. To express anger, whether it be in front of our parents, in school, or in the workplace, is socially unacceptable in many cases. We live our lives in a hierarchical system, and often do not feel in control of the direction in which we are going. We're taught to be nice, to not rock the boat.
"If you don't have anything positive to say, don't say anything",
"Think positive"
"That's very negative of you".

We are socially isolated, we no longer live in nurturing communities. Most of us no longer do any meaningful work that we actually care about, instead taking a job simply to pay the bills and the debts. We have no real say in where this society and world is heading, and we live under the rule of government, corporations and oligarchs who kindly decide our fate for us.

In such a society, this book is essential reading. The emotional repression of 21st century industrial society is one of the biggest contributors to poor health and disease, up there with the terrible western diet, and the environment saturated with chemicals, heavy metals, and radioactive fallout.

Gabor Maté doesn't touch on the larger social issues that got us into this mess, and focuses more on individual stories and family dynamics that program us for a life of Inadequacy, approval-seeking and low self-worth, creating the perfect storm for degenerative disease. All is not lost, and knowledge does protect, therefore I cannot recommend this book highly enough.

I will post a few excerpts from the book which I found worth highlighting. They're gathered from all over the book, but hopefully placed in a logical and readable order.

"There is a remarkable consistency in people's coping styles across the many diseases we have considered: the repression of anger, the denial of vulnerability, the "compensatory hyper-independence". No one chooses these traits deliberately or develops them consciously."

"... many people spend unwittingly spend their entire lives as if under the gaze of a powerful and judgmental examiner whom they must please at all costs. Many of us live, if not alone, then in emotionally inadequate relationships that do not recognize or honour our deepest needs. Isolation and stress affect many who may believe that their lives are quite satisfactory."

"Chronic stress is activation of the stress mechanisms over long periods of time when a person is exposed to stressors that cannot be escaped, either because she does not recognize them, or because she has no control over them... Chronically high cortisol levels destroy tissue"

"Hans Selye wrote, "that for man the most important stressors are emotional." ... Three factors that universally lead to stress: Uncertainty, lack of information, and loss of control."

"Emotionally draining family relationships have been identified as risk factors in virtually every category of major illness."

"For the child it is no relief to feel sadness or anger if no one is there to receive those emotions and to provide some comfort and containment."

"How much of what I have believed and done is actually my own, and how much has been in service to a self-image I originally created in the belief it was necessary to please my parents?"

"When early environmental influences are chronically stressful, the developing nervous system and the other organs... repeatedly receive the electric, hormonal, and chemical message that the world is unsafe or even hostile. Those perceptions are programmed in our cells on the molecular level. Early experiences condition the body's stance toward the world and determine the person's unconscious beliefs about herself in relationship to the world."

"If we would heal, it is essential to begin the painfully incremental task of reversing the biology of belief we adopted very early in life."

""Positive thinking" is based on an unconscious belief that we are not strong enough to handle reality...
The general belief is that positive emotions must be conducive to good health. While it is true that genuine joy and satisfaction enhance physical well-being, "positive" states of mind generated to tune out psychic discomfort lower resistance to illness"

"If you face the choice between feeling guilt and resentment, choose the guilt every time... If a refusal saddles you with guilt, while consent leaves resentment in it's wake, opt for the guilt. Resentment is soul suicide."

Okay, I wish I could just quote the entire book!


Doctors Best High Absorption 100% Chelated Magnesium (120 Tablets)
Doctors Best High Absorption 100% Chelated Magnesium (120 Tablets)
Offered by Purely Health
Price: £9.17

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great, 6 Jun 2014
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This is my favourite magnesium supplement so far. 3 Tablets at night causes no stomach upset, and my sleep is much better than with magnesium citrate. Also, it does not cause loose stools the morning after (like citrate does for me), but still makes it very easy to go to the toilet.


Le Guerandais Coarse Sea Salt In Bag 1 Kg (Pack of 3)
Le Guerandais Coarse Sea Salt In Bag 1 Kg (Pack of 3)
Price: £8.65

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Value, 6 Jun 2014
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This is basically the same stuff as Celtic sea salt, but for a vastly reduced price. The taste and mineral profile of grey sea salt is generally far better than regular supermarket sea salt (let's not even talk about table salt).

Do be aware that this salt comes wet, so it will be very difficult to grind. This can be easily solved by roasting in the oven.

There really is no better value salt out there.


Clipper Organic Infusion Liquorice 20 Tea Bags (Pack of 6)
Clipper Organic Infusion Liquorice 20 Tea Bags (Pack of 6)
Price: £6.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 29 May 2014
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Organic, unbleached, and delicious. I couldn't ask for much more! These tea bags have a richer flavour than the standard store-bought liquorice teas (including the Twinings version), and the brew is darker.
Great for anybody coming off caffeine, and it seems to be a good adaptogen for dealing with stressful situations. Wouldn't have got through my recent business exhibition without it!


Muscleform L-Glutamine 500g Powder - Resealable Pouch- 100 days Supply -
Muscleform L-Glutamine 500g Powder - Resealable Pouch- 100 days Supply -
Offered by Muscleform
Price: £11.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Cheapest on Amazon, 29 May 2014
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This is great for unreasonable sugar/carb cravings, and very good for anybody looking to heal their gut flora. It's the cheapest quality source I've found on Amazon, and with this particular supplement, capsules are not necessary as it actually tastes rather nice.


Earth Changes and the Human-Cosmic Connection (The Secret History of the World Book 3)
Earth Changes and the Human-Cosmic Connection (The Secret History of the World Book 3)
Price: £8.04

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Had to post this., 29 May 2014
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Admittedly I haven't yet finished this book, but even if the book goes nowhere else, the explanation of Electric Universe (EU) theory makes it totally worth the £8.04. For a while I've struggled to fully make sense of what EU proponents were actually saying, and could only pick up bits and pieces. Pierre, however, lays it out in the most direct and concise manner to date.

Despite not being in a scientific field myself, it allowed me to truly appreciate the elegance and beauty of various EU hypotheses. It made the traditional, mechanistic, gravity-oriented view of the Universe seem ludicrous and childish when compared to this complex, yet stunningly simple way of explaining things. It may well be the mechanism through which some cosmic intelligence orders and powers things in this fractal universe, and it just makes so much more sense through the Author's excellent translation into plain English.

Anyway, hopefully I can amend this review when I've finished the entire book, and no doubt the rest will be just as interesting!


Life Extension Super K with advanced K2 Complex (90 Softgels)
Life Extension Super K with advanced K2 Complex (90 Softgels)
Offered by united care
Price: £12.09

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful, 2 May 2014
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This is probably the best vitamin K supplement on the market, and overall LifeExtension is a top class supplement brand.


NowAdvisor®Quick Change Clamp Key Capo For Acoustic/Electric /Classic Guitar Black
NowAdvisor®Quick Change Clamp Key Capo For Acoustic/Electric /Classic Guitar Black
Offered by engivewayde
Price: £3.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Great, 2 May 2014
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Much better quality than other capos that I have used, and shows no signs that it will break any time soon.


Keto-Adapted
Keto-Adapted
by Maria Emmerich
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.17

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Marvelous, 2 May 2014
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This review is from: Keto-Adapted (Paperback)
This book is probably the most concise summary on why a fat based ketogenic diet is ideal for human health, and how sugar and carbs will kill you. It contains less references and dry science than other books on the topic (if you're looking for the evidence for certain claims then be prepared to do a little digging, but it's all there), but it brings everything together in an easy to follow guide, with some great recipes.

This stuff really should be common knowledge by now. Meanwhile the world continues to guzzle down sugar and wheat, removing as much fat from their diets as possible, while getting fatter and sicker.


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