Showing posts from March, 2010

The National Fibromyalgia Association

Recently I was approached by a volunteer at the National Fibromyalgia Association.  She has had Fibromyalgia herself for 10 years and wanted me to know that the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) is now posting their Fibromyalgia AWARE magazine online for free.  They are doing this in hopes of reaching the online community.  There are many people that are not aware of the fact that this wonderful foundation exists, hence, this where we bloggers come in.     

The magazine is available in a print form, as well.  That's something I always like to look for.  I like print versions better because, believe it or not, my fibro fog and eyes don't allow me much leeway with computer reading.  I also get very stiff when I'm sitting at the computer.  A book or a magazine is a lot more portable.  They allow me some curl up time.  I guess I'm old fashioned in that respect.

Fibromyalgia AWARE is rather expensive if you want it in print form.  It runs about 10 bucks a magazine an…

The Shocking Truth about Chakras

Most people would look at you funny if you mentioned the word Chakra a few years back.  It was practically unheard of in the Western culture before the New Age movement.  Some people today still look at you funny when you mention it.  And still others will start to look over their shoulder for the devil, convinced you are in some kind of cult.  But there is really nothing weird or frightening about Chakra Work.  It has become pretty widely excepted in almost every religion, is very relaxing, and is a very old and respected healing practice.

Chakra work is a very subtle form of healing that had its origins from the rishis, a group of holy men and seers from ancient India.  The intent of this practice is to focus on your body's energy centers and get them to harmonize.  The body has seven primary chakras and they are called The Root Chakra, The Sacral Chakra, The Navel Chakra, The Heart Chakra, The Throat Chakra, The Forehead Chakra, and The Crown Chakra. 

Each primary corresponds t…