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Hypochondriac? You’re On The Right Path; You’re Just Facing The Wrong Way.

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I spent most of my life as a terrible hypochondriac. I always used to promise myself that one day I’d learn to ignore these “imaginary” symptoms, stop being so stupid and realise that there’s nothing wrong with me… However, there were two things wrong with that theory: 1. There was something wrong with me, and […]

Dreaming And Healing, Dreaming And “Waking”…

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When we’re on a healing journey of any sort, the tendency can be to look outside ourselves for the answers. We run around from doctor to doctor; we sit and trawl the Internet for hours a day and worst of all, we panic and worry. What would serve us far better is to develop our […]

I’ve Got A Dirty Mind… And At Last, I Love It!

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I decided to write this article after my long-suffering girlfriend Detta gave me one of her looks – a smile of half amusement and half bewilderment on her face as she shook her head after I mentioned genitalia for the umpteenth time today. Now, fortunately I’m quite creative and witty about the subject or I’m […]

The Importance of Being Wrong.

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Mark Twain once said, “”It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so,” and Ram Tzu (Wayne Liquorman) also nailed the sentiment with, “Bring me your dearest held beliefs and with any luck you will leave without them.” During my life, on many […]

What is “Paleo” exactly? No really, what is it?

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  Paleo is such a buzzword at the moment, and as you trawl the Internet it seems that there are a whole load of conflicting ideas about what it actually is. In conversation, people often have said to me, “Oh yes, that caveman diet – lots of red meat!” or even, “Oh, it’s just glorified […]

Iodine and Fibrocystic Breast Syndrome

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Fibrocystic breast syndrome is so common in menstruating women that it is often not considered an illness at all, just a natural part of the female hormonal cycle. Typically becoming most acute just prior to menses, it can become an extremely distressing and debilitating condition. Since hitting puberty I have had an ongoing problem with severe […]