Writing relieves stress

17. September 2017 hobbies, therapies 0
Writing relieves stress
Journaling brings relief from worry that causes stress. Michigan State University backs up the evidence of James Pennebaker study during the 80’s that expressive writing allows people to deal with anxiety, stress, and improves the immune system. Thanks to these observations, the field of “psychoneuroimmunology” was created to find out how expressive writing improves the ...

Rosemary facial scrub

18. August 2017 herbs, therapies 0
Rosemary facial scrub
I was strolling though the produce isle this week and sample sniffed a rosemary plant. I brought one home and learned it’s not cold hardy. I’ll have to acclimate it as an indoor resident. Here’s a link for a Rosemary Sugar Scrup to try later.

Bipolar relatives

13. August 2017 health, kindness, therapies 3
Bipolar relatives
I guess we all have a tendency to get loony occasionally. We all susceptible to getting ill too. I’ve noticed laid back passive people can get awfully ill when they’re pushed too far into a corner. Imagine holding back all the irritants until it must explode in bursts of energy. Saving up. I wouldn’t want ...

Hair porosity

10. August 2017 grooming 0
Hair porosity
Soon as I get an opportunity to take this quiz on hair porosity, maybe I’ll understand. Hair can be confusing. Here’s the link to Porosity 411 by SheaMo… Now I have curly waves with low-maintenance barbie-doll hair. Once a day, I’m pouring cold left-over coffee over my head just to see what happens. Not sure ...

Coffee curls

08. August 2017 grooming 1
Coffee curls
Last week (August 2) I permed my hair with braids. Securing the ends with perm wrappers and rubber bands, the Jheri Redding One ‘n Only acid perm worked well. I waited five days to wash it out. The smell lingered even after the wash. Tiny waves are locked in. This took a lot of do-it-yourself ...