Most people only think of the body when they think of detoxing. The mind is another great area to detox because it absolutely affects the way the body functions. Building up negative emotions over your lifetime and storing them can have catastrophic effects on the body because they are toxic.
Only you do stress. Nobody does stress for you.
Stress is one of the biggest concerns at this time of the year as our work life gets busier and our social activities build. Only you do stress. NOBODY does STRESS for you. Everyone is trying to get everything done before the school holidays or the end of the year deadlines, hence the extra pressure. Remember, most heart attacks are in school holidays because of stress and bad eating habits.
Magnesium crystals to bath in and breathing may assist this tremendously.
The predominant emotion for spring is anger and resentment, hence re-occurring problems in the chest, throat, or heart to head area if not cleared. As a coach, my clients are presenting the negative emotions of anger and resentment a lot for me to assist them to clear. Anger and resentment can build up around family, work or commitments. Take a breath and some time for you.
Spring represents ‘The wood element’ which is the liver and gallbladder meridians. Anger may also present when the liver is out of balance so doing a spring liver cleanse could be most beneficial. Spring affects our liver and gallbladder so avoid fatty foods. The condition of your liver reflects the condition of your whole body. Everything goes through the liver. Imagine your liver as a sponge that fills up with toxins unless flushed out periodically.
As well as the emotional upheaval in spring, dehydration can also occur as the air tends to be dryer. Dehydration can therefore affect the liver, lungs, skin and large intestine.
So keeping up your rehydration is paramount for the whole body including the liver.
Spring can present a chemical war to us. Not only is the air dryer, it may be full of a lot more chemicals as people prepare their lawns and gardens for the spring and summer ahead. These chemicals are extremely toxic, especially if your immune system is low. As well as the chemicals you have the winds blowing the pollens around creating sinus and hayfever.
Echinacea is great for an immune system boost.
Taking care of your immune system at this time of the year will lessen your reaction to these natural phenomenon.