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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Hoping to Hear From YOU!

B'SD

29 Tishrei, 5778


It's been a hard week for many people struggling to cope with all the bad news and soul-searing junk online. So, my readers, I want to share  a message from my heart with you.


In many respects, the blog world is slowing down.

People have been inundated with updates about this or that until they simply can't absorb the shocks anymore. Overwhelmed with too much information, they tend to forget details and wonder what they read online the other day. 

Worse, the ugly news of crimes and agony leave a person needing time off from the 'Net and the news. Emotions need support with upbeat realities. Brains and blood pressures need rest from turmoil.

Some bloggers do their best (me included) to share happiness and empowering updates that leave our readers stronger for the experience. But it's hard to overcome the negativity created by other people.

Statistics from some research organizations indicate that good-hearted people are spending more and more time away from the Internet and broadcast media. The toll of learning which innocents were shot, molested, bombed or betrayed is too much to bear day after day.

Some of us wonder how to live in a world without social media and its mind-numbing, soul-crushing negativity. Pornography, mass casualty events and fear-mongering is not the stuff of a happy life. It bothers normal people..

Meanwhile, some Internet and broadcast media content builds strong minds and positive emotions, even if flamers and reputation-ruiners flail away trying to damage someone.

I spend considerable amounts of time interviewing mental health professionals and clergy of different faiths, or reading relevant materials (part of my research efforts) so I can prepare articles that support public mental health. I long to spend less and less time preparing blogposts, though. Being online is a time-consuming task.

I know that my scribbles help some of my readers. I've read responses to my blogposts from Anna in India, Netivot Girl and Batya in Israel, several men who prefer that I not name them, and a few kids here and there. Still and all, I would appreciate more feedback to my blogposts here and under my individual articles at  http://www.e-counseling.com/..

I want to know that you consider my efforts helpful, and why. I want to know that I spent my time well, not in futility.

Let me know that you find your reading time under my aegis to be worthwhile. 

Do you feel better off from my efforts? Did you gain knowledge that helped you? Do you need something else that perhaps I can provide?

Let me know.

And let your acquaintances know if you recommend that they read my writings. 





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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Prevention month!

B'SD

21 Tishrei, 5778


October is breast cancer awareness month, organized and publicized by various breast cancer charities, but this is an article worth reading any time. And notice that the article cites the need to ban toxins from your body. Keep them out of your furniture, food and wardrobe.

MEN: You are also susceptible to breast cancer. Use the ideas mentioned in the article to protect your health, too. 







Going organic isn't just a breast cancer preventative. It restored my eyesight! It saves lives stricken by many illnesses. 

Consider the blogpost just before this one, because it holds an important idea related to the information above:

When Byron Katie, Steven Covey, Tony Robbins, Caroline Myss or any motivational speaker addresses how to cope with life, ALL of them accentuate ACCEPTANCE.

As Byron Katie teaches, “When you argue with reality, you lose, but only 100% of the time.”

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Be in the Newness, NOT Afraid of It

B'SD

20 Tishrei, 5778

"Choose new words." Caroline Myss used the phrase in her presentation below. A remarkable life lesson overall, the emphasis is on seeing the present with gratitude and love.

I hope to share some of Caroline's ideas in my upcoming address to an audience that will soon gather to hear me speak on the topic "How to Advocate Your Own Health: From Guided Imagery to Assertive Behavior."


I hope that you'll benefit from this TEDTalk recording. It gives voice to so many ideas that I never knew how to express, life-saving concepts that saved me when doctors didn't know how. My heart knew what my voice did not.






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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Healing as Best We Can

B'SD

14 Tishrei, 5778




It's hours before the freedom festival of Sukot begins, and I remain miserable to know of the suffering once again inflicted on innocents enjoying a concert. Terrorists simply despise fun and happiness.

I've been at a loss to know what sort of message to post at this blog. Sympathies abound worldwide. So, since we're in this together, I've decided to make my message unique by sharing two recipes that build strong bodies and minds, the better for weathering emotional storms. They're already cooling on my kitchen counters so I can share them over the holiday. Make these yourself and we can enjoy them together, so to speak.

Seed Crackers (full of nourishing Omega-3 and gluten-free!)

1 half cup each of sesame, chia and flax seeds, (poppy seeds if desired) and enough water (1/2 cup or so) to bind it.

Salt to taste.

Spread the mixture out as thin as possible upon a sheet of oiled baking paper already set up on a baking tray.

Layer with another sheet of baking paper.
Bake at 180 degrees C for 20 minutes or until done.

Sesame Crackers with Almond Flour
aka GLUTEN-FREE SESAME CRACKERS

Serving Size: 60 crackersPrep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 12-15 minutes
Cooking Temp: 350°Ingredients:

3 cups almond flour

1 ½ tsp sea salt

1 cup sesame seeds

2 tbsp olive oil

2 eggs

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 F. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt, and sesame seeds.

In a medium bowl, mix oil and eggs thoroughly.

Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Divide dough into two pieces. Place dough between 2 sheets of parchment paper. Roll to about 1/16 inch thickness. Remove the top piece of parchment paper and transfer the bottom piece onto a baking sheet. Repeat this for the remaining piece of dough.

Cut the dough into small squares no bigger than 2 inches with a knife or pizza cutter.
Bake 12-15 minutes until lightly golden-brown.
Let cool and enjoy!

PS - A much-loved song written by Naomi Shemer is Shlomit Bona Sukkat Shalom. The title and the song are about building dwellings of genuine peace, and living in peace.


May GOD bless the world at large to dwell in true peace. May emotional agony become a dim memory.

May miracles fill our lives.




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Friday, September 29, 2017

Please Follow Your Doctor's Orders

B'SD

9 Tishrei, 5778

Tonight begins the Yom Kipur fast, and with it many medical issues. They can be alleviated by speaking with your doctor and your rabbi.

We are NOT required to fast if that endangers our health.


Please. Follow Your Doctor's Orders.


Soothe your mind and heart 
by speaking with your rabbi.

Listen to the call of the Shofar. GOD does, and it echoes our cries for compassion in both directions.







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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

How to Believe in Yourself and Relieve Your Unhappiness

B'SD

7 Tishrei, 5778

I had a very long, busy day yesterday, helping other people to accomplish their tasks. While I was busy I realized that, despite the upbeat spiritual messages of the new year, some people simply don't believe that they deserve goodness. A guilty conscience might bother them, a feeling of inadequacy, or something else.

Regardless of the negative thoughts in your head, the fact is that new beginnings are fresh starts, clean slates and packed with potential.


There are pages and pages of "End your sense of guilt" in

http://www.booklocker.com/p/books/3067.html?s=TrackingCode

There's plenty of laugh-out-loud content
on those pages, too.

READ THEM for your peace of mind.

Need one more boost? Emotional Freedom Technique aka EFT is a blessing to humanity. Follow the can-do instructions in this video. and open your heart, mind and soul to an ever-better future.




 


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Monday, September 25, 2017

What if Cancer Could be Ended without Hurting the Patient?

B'SD

5 Tishrei, 5778

Welcome back to a fresh new year. My Rosh HaShana experience was wonderful and delicious in many ways.

I prayed hard for GOD to bless the world with soothing, genuine peace and restored health. We've been through lots of trauma lately, considering the hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorism and illnesses.

Back to business: I function as a medical reporter and as a medical research editor in addition to being an author and journalist. This morning I covered the presentation of a medical researcher who perfected a system for ending cancer by inserting an atom bomb, so to speak, within cancerous tumors. Her method does not affect the body or human health other than by ending the life of the tumor and the cancer's ability to spread.

Want to know the answer to the question in today's blogpost title? Here it is: The chemical process involved is user-friendly for patients who need it. They do not feel the treatment's effect as it works.

THAT is purely wonderful.

I'm preparing an in-depth news story about this innovative medical treatment, and its path to FDA approval.

Stand by for heart-warming updates and a news story with jaw-dropping potential. I've already put the researcher in touch with a foundation that provides grants to further medical innovations for ending cancer. 

Lives can be saved early and often with this new method.





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