November 2013 Newsletter
Welcome to the new Live in Balance newsletter
With each newsletter I will aim to bring you interesting information, health and well being tips, and a new acupuncture point that you can use at home for yourself or your loved ones.
I would love your feedback too! If there is something you would like to know more about please let me know via the contact form on the Contact page of this website.
New North Sydney clinic location
Life Source Yoga and Health is moving! For clients seeing Yolande in North Sydney today (27th November) is the last day at the current address.
As of Monday 2nd December the new address will be:
Unit 4, Ground Floor
41 McLaren Street
I haven't seen the new rooms yet but am looking forward to working in a brand new space. I hope to see you there!
Click here to see the location on a map.
Acupuncture Point: Large Intestine 4
With each newsletter I will bring you a new acupuncture point that you can use at home to improve your health and well being.
The first one is Large Intestine 4.
Large Intestine 4 is one of the most well known and powerful acupuncture points on the body. It has many uses but it's main one is for pain. Pain arises as a result of energy stagnation. As Large Intestine 4 is a strong point for shifting energy, it can be used for any pain anywhere in the body. In particular this point is great for:
The point is located on the hand between your thumb crease and hand (see the picture). Start with your thumb against your hand and find the highest point of the mound next to the thumb crease. Hold this point with your opposite thumb. Keep holding the point and move your thumb back away from your hand as shown in the picture. If you put some pressure on the point toward the hand you may find it to be tender. Rub the point for 30 seconds then gently hold it for 5-10 minutes. You can use the point on either hand as often as you need.
CAUTION: Do NOT use this acupoint during pregnancy
How to deal with negative people
Have you ever felt there were people in your life who are draining your energy? Taking advantage of you? Bringing you down?
According to one of the universal laws, The Law of Attraction, where like attracts like, this is a sign for you to look at what you are attracting and allowing into your life. Often it can be difficult to understand and accept that we are responsible for what we experience in life; but any time we experience discomfort it is a chance to take a look at ourselves and find the opportunities for change. Ask questions of yourself. What am I allowing into my life? Why am I allowing negative energy into my life? How can I change my focus and therefore attract different energy into my life?
Making changes can start with setting a simple intention such as " I no longer allow ....... (whatever it is you want to change) to be a part of my life". You can also add what you want to have in your life, for example "I now choose to surround myself with loving, positive and supportive people". Keep these new intentions as your focus and watch the changes occur. And be grateful for them when they do!
In this 4 minute video below Oprah answers how to stay on the positive path when there are negative people in your life.
Yolande is a Holistic Kinesiologist and Mind Body Medicine practitioner.