Does Your Relationship Have These 3 Things?

What is the secret ingredient that makes a relationship thrive?

Dr. Sue Johnson, who founded EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy), the most researched couple’s therapy model (1), has studied this question extensively. She has been able to distill the answer to this key question down to its bare essentials: What truly makes a relationship thrive and provides the key to long-lasting love is emotional responsiveness. What emotional responsiveness is and how it works is outlined by the acronym A.R.E.

(Note: The principles of A.R.E. can also be applied with equal effectiveness to familial relationships and friendships; however, in this article I will be addressing the romantic relationship only. For the purposes of simplicity, I will be referring to a romantic relationship with a single partner, which is not intended to exclude those in poly or open relationships.)

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Papaya Seeds: For Gut Health, Liver And Kidney Detox

Most of the time when we eat Papaya, we trash the Seeds. But little do we know how beneficial they are and how they can prevent and cure a plethora of ailments related to the liver, gut, worms and even diseases like Dengue. The following is a list, that illustrate the benefits of eating Papaya Seeds.

Liver Health

Papaya Seeds contain vital nutrients that help heal cirrhosis of the liver. Grind or crush 5-6 Papaya Seeds and have them with food or juice, especially lime juice. This should be done for 30 days. Moreover eating small amounts of Papaya seeds regularly helps in detoxing the liver and keeps liver diseases at bay.

Kidney Health

Researchers at the University of Karachi have found that Papaya Seeds can be used to improve kidney health and preventing renal failure. The same works wonders for kidney poisoning related diseases.

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How To Make An Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink?

Apple Cider Vinegar is versatile with its uses in food, cleaning and health. It is known for its healing properties to cure almost about anything. It is an age-old recipe that’s seen as a topical applicant and an overall purifier.

Health Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

This magical potion can be used on the skin to relieve acne and pigmentation and on the hair to enhance follicles. Also, its acidic properties prove very helpful in treating wounds and cuts. Also popular for its weight loss abilities and reducing fat accumulation, it can also prove as a very quick healing agent for a sore throat.

The main substance in vinegar, acetic acid, can kill bacteria and prevent them from multiplying and reaching harmful levels. It has a history of use as a disinfectant and natural preservative. Apple Cider vinegar helps to break up mucous throughout the body and cleanse the lymph nodes. Studies have suggested that apple cider vinegar can help with allergies because of its ability to reduce mucous and sinus congestion. When reducing the effects of allergies, it can also help stave off sinus infections and their related symptoms, such as sore throats and headaches.
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Which Herbs Can Balance Your Hormones?

Maca, which works as an adaptogenic herb, regulates hormones and keeps them in check. It has been used for centuries for fertility, hormonal balance, libido, and endurance.

Vitex (Chaste Tree Berry) is often used for treating endometriosis, infertility, PMS, preventing miscarriage in first trimester, and menopausal symptoms particularly hot flashes.

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What Does Your Hair And Scalp Say About Your Health?

Hair is produced by hair follicles situated in the deepest layer of the skin and is composed mostly of dead protein and pigment. The quality, thickness and texture of the hair is reflected in the changes in the body’s metabolism. Listed are a few signs of what your hair and scalp say about your health

1. Gray hair: Gray hair usually isn’t a sign of poor health, though anemia, thyroid issues, vitamin B-12 deficiency, and vitiligo can cause premature graying.

2. Dry/limp hair: Many factors can lead to over-dry hair, including hair dyes, hair blowers, and swimming in chlorinated water. But a significant change in texture that leaves hair feeling finer, with less body, can be an indicator hypothyroidism. Some people conclude that their hair is thinning because it feels as if there’s less of it, but the thinning is due more to the texture of the hair itself becoming finer and weaker than to individual hairs falling out (though that happens too). Other signs of hypothyroidism include fatigue, weight gain, slow heart rate, and feeling cold all the time. In some cases, the eyebrows also thin and fall out.
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