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Carnival of Healing #138

Welcome to the Carnival of Healing. The Carnival of Healing is a weekly round-up of blogs across the Internet featuring information about healing, self empowerment, and spirituality.

Over twenty submissions have been reviewed and catorgorized for your surfing pleasure. I'm certain you will find something of interest. You can also review last week's carnival at Debra Morehead.com for more carnival attractions. Next week's carnival host will be Joe Lasiter at Natural Pain Relief.

Food and Health

Are you eating your fruits and veggies? Randy Powell discusses Blue and Purple Foods such as blueberries, blackberries, plums, red cabbage, grapes, and egg plant. I don't know about you, but I find the skin of the egg plant to taste bitter, so I peel it. I guess I'm composting the beneficial part of the egg plant. But, I eat lots of berries.

Mag Herrera shares Natural Recipe for a Healthy Prostate.

Pregnancy and Parenthood

Chinese Medicine Notes explores the relationships between the uterus and different organs and the 8 Extraordinary meridians in post The Foundations of Pregnancy in Chinese Medicine. Very interesting and informative read.

Sonja Stewart shares a post by Lori Kerrigan at Parenting Squad community blog: My Name is Lori and I Am Infertile: Surviving Depression Caused by Infertility Sonja says, "Depression caused by infertility can leave an individual feeling helpless, overwhelmed and cheated. Here is how one person not only survived depression triggered by infertility, but lives a greater life because of it."

Turning Negatives into Positives

A Girl Smiles offers 5 Techniques for Breaking Negative Thought Patterns in dealing with situations or people that get your dander up. She says "Breaking negative thought cycles is important for living a happy, healthy life."

I can always count on personal life coach David B. Bohl to offer good advice to carnival goers. This week he doesn't disappoint with his post Slaying Your Personal Demons. David says "How many times have you had a goal in life, but were halted in your progress towards attaining it by the little voice in your head telling you that you were not good enough, strong enough, smart enough, or fast enough?"

Nancy Hayssen helps readers targets energy draining situations in her post What Drains Your Soul?

Medicine Cabinet Wisdom

Aparna shares a recipe for an Aspirin Mask . She says "Aspirin is remarkable for your skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties, capability of sloughing off dead skin cells thus preventing the clogging of pores makes it a terrific product in the treatment of acne and other skin inflammations."

Tip Diva says ""Everyone should have a medicine cabinet in their homes in case of a sickness or an emergency. Here's what to do to make sure you're stocked and prepared." - Top Tips for Stocking And Organizing A Medicine Cabinet.

Sadness and Happiness

Chandra Alexander says "Until you are willing to feel your feelings of sadness, you can never move through the natural process of grieving." Are You Grieving? .... here's help.

Stuart, Improved Lives asks Is Happiness Contagious? The answer is YES!



Mary Kearns, Becoming Your Stellar Self, responds to a recent Washingon Post article on Reiki with The Reality of Reiki

Get Physical

The Push Up Coach suggests one simple exercise - PushUps - to strengthen our bodies without the cost of equipment or a gym membership.

Roshan, Taoist Yoga, introduces Chi Kung in his post Regulating the body.

Embracing Life

Tim Newbill, Conscious Growth reflects wisdom in his post Restoring Peace from Within, This article teaches the reader how to let go and experience the peace of the moment.

Avani, Food for Mind shares how doing something new (in her case, assembling furniture) can build confidence in her post Learn and Have Fun. Obviously the assembly instructions that came with their new TV unit made sense and no parts were missing.


David, Toxic Kindness asks What can you live without to reduce stress?" This article focuses on the value of simplifying your surroundings, eliminating clutter and reducing stress. It provides a simple system of assigning value to items in your life to help honestly assess their true worth and to empower the reader to make a positive change."

Louise Manning, The Human Imprint asks "[Is Dignity] about appearance and personal bearing or more about the expectation of personal respect? Do we demand dignity, expect it or earn it? Quotes about dignity

Chris Edgar explores our desire to feel significant in his post What Have You Got To "Show For" Your Life?. Chris says "The conventional wisdom that we need something to "show" for everything we do assumes we can only improve our lives by acquiring more material things and relationships. It neglects our ability to feel more fulfilled and complete by changing the way we experience the world -- how we think and feel about the events of our lives."

Story of Determination

Ginni Eyes shares The Frog and the Butter a fable of determination for cancer survivors. Ginni says her blog, Circle of Healing, is a collection of my thoughts on healing. Healing has been a very interesting subject for me ever since February 21, 2006, when I was diagnosed with Stage IIIb ovarian cancer."

Healthy Relationships

Sally Thompson, Nerd Do It Better, outlines tips, tools, and resources for couples wishing to lose weight together. Team Effort

Alex Blackwell, The Next 45 Years, gives a loving tribute to his life partner in celebration of their twenty-third wedding anniversary. 23 Heartfelt Reasons I Will Always be Faithful to My Wife.

Haiku anyone?

Overwhelmed by SPAM or overload of email. Madeleine Begun Kane prompts carnival goers to write a limerick or haiku. Email Hell

You've come to the end of this week's edition of the Carnival of Healing. Thank you for your attendance. Between carnival editions you can get updates by me on Twitter.



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Thanks for the link Phylameana. :)
Many interesting links, I will be sure to visit them later on today.


Foods rich in quercetin include apples, black and green tea, onions, raspberries, red wine, red grapes, citrus fruits, broccoli and other leafy green vegetables, and cherries. Quercetin can also be found in honey and sap, including the type from eucalyptus and tea tree flowers. It is vital to remember to get a healthy balance of foods to keep your prostate healthy, including antioxidants, vitamin E from nuts and seeds, and drink plenty of clear fluids to help flush the bladder.

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