Do we really need to convince you to eat chocolate? No, for most of us the worry is more about what to do to put the brakes on once we taste that fateful first morsel.
But self-indulgence aside, science does state that chocolate contains some agents that our bodies can absolutely use to maintain our health.
Sure, it would be better if our favorite versions of chocolate did not also come laden with fat and sugar. However, while the most natural version of chocolate (from cacau seeds) is the most healthy version for us, it is also the version we are least likely to eat.
If you’ve ever had a trauma happen to your skin or have spent more than your fair share of time in the sun, your skin is likely to develop brown spots or hyperpigmentation.
These spots are considered by skin care specialists to be an early sign of aging and in most cases are first seen on the backs of hands. We often think that once you get brown spots that nothing can be done about it, but there are a few tricks of the trade that can be employed to fade the spots and keep them from coming back.
To start, brown spots appear when your epidermis which contains melanin becomes irritated and begins to increase production of the melanin. This overproduction then shows up as hyperpigmentation.
As fall approaches, the temperatures will fall along with air moisture levels, leaving our skin feeling more and more dry.
This will be compounded by our indoor heating which leaves our skin feeling even more dehydrated, rough, and flaky. Some people also want to maintain that healthy summer ‘glow’ gained by walking around in the sun, which could lead to using external chemicals.
We at Oasis Skin & Wellness knows a thing or two about keeping our skin safe from the change in seasons and we’re gonna remind you of a few of them right now! We even have some advice for maintaining that summer ‘glow’ safely.
The first step to maintaining great looking skin starts with ensuring that we are replenishing ourselves. And just what are we?
“Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%.
2020 will probably go down as a year to forget. Can’t you just see the scowls on all the uber-rich people’s faces in 10 years when the waiter comes out with his finest vintage Chauvignon Blanc cerca 2020? “2020 - that was a bad year” someone genius will chirp nasally and all heads will bob up and down in unison at this bit of commonly accepted wisdom...
One good thing that will definitely come out of all of this chaos is that we will all place higher priority on doing whatever we can to keep our natural immunity as high as possible.
If it hasn’t been beaten into our psyche enough, we are all pretty aware of the need to keep the economy running by purchasing obscene amounts of hand sanitizer and spreading it all over our hand, homes, and workspaces.
But we also need to stick to the basics. Check out our 3 Immunity Boosting Not-So-Secret Secrets to make sure you’re ready for whatever comes your way!
All bodies, shapes, and sizes are welcome at Oasis. You don't need special clothes or special abilities to practice yoga. If you have never been to our center before, here are some helpful suggestions.
Guidelines For Practice:
Working Your "Edge":
Yoga can be more strenuous than people. To practice safely, it is important to understand that yoga is non-competitive and that you should advance only as your body is ready. Please listen to and respect your body's sensations.
To progress in yoga, we work our "Edge". Our edge means feeling strong sensation but never pain! As areas of your body begin to open and strengthen, you may feel heat or mild discomfort in your muscles, this is okay.
But, if either of the following happens in your yoga practice, you need to back off immediately:
therapeutic and provide many health benefits, but there are some yoga poses that are not appropriate for certain people. As with any health program, if you have any medical concerns you should consult with your doctor and find out limitations you may have in your yoga practice. Please inform us if you have any injuries or health issues. While we will provide you with key alignment principles
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Oasis Skin & Wellness Clinic Inc.
707 Walnut St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Call or Text (618) 207 - 4404
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