to break down foods can be a more
complicated issue than we realize.
Be sure you have at least one to two
hours after eating before bedtime.
Reduce or avoid alcohol, which
can be difficult to process by the
liver, especially when it is working
on overload. Allowing the liver
to replenish and heal helps you
process that glass of wine later.
Eat plenty of leafy greens and
lighter foods to enrich your diet
such as salads, soups and roasted
Try a guided meditation online or
sit and follow your breath. Simply
sitting still can be an incredible way
to rest and reset in just minutes.
Organ Connections: Kidney, thyroid,
Underlying Issue: Dehydration
Eyes say a lot about your joint
health, how well you absorb
nutrients and if your diet has an
excess of sugar or salt. Even if you
do not have breakouts around the
eyes, you can still get oodles of
information on your health and
well-being. Puffiness and swollen
eyelids can indicate an issue
with the kidneys. Kidneys are
responsible for removing waste or
excess fluid, producing red blood
cells (which in turn helps to create
energy), producing active levels of
vitamin D to keep bones healthy
and controlling pH levels. If the
kidneys are not happy, it is likely
you will feel it.
Practices to Clear the Eyes
Increase your water intake.
Sweat it out. A good 30-45 minute
active cardio workout (vigorous, but
not strenuous) can be just what the
body needs to eliminate and flush.
Cool cucumber slices are an
ACNE FACE MAP
excellent and simple remedy to
reduce puffy dark circles.
Gently pressing on key points of
the face with facial accupressure
can help reduce puffiness and
eliminate excess fluids.
Organ connections: Lungs, kidneys
Underlying Issue: Poor absorption,
Pollution, smoking, poor
food choices and asthma can all
contribute to breakouts on the
cheeks. It is also possible the body
is having a hard time assimilating
and/or metabolizing the foods
you eat. One way to work with
this is to increase your nutrients
through freshly prepared green
juices. Increasing nutrients and
decreasing processed, starchy and
unwholesome foods can help kick
start your digestive fire and clear up
acne on the cheeks.
Practices to Clear Cheek Acne
Be mindful of overeating. Even
if you are eating healthy foods, too
much of a good thing is not a good
thing. Learn how to decipher hunger
from thirst. Notice how often you
snack or eat when emotionally
charged or bored.
Consider resting your eyes a
few times a day. How often are
you reading, staring, working or
looking? Closing the eyes to rest can
be a simple practice to turn in and
rejuvenate all the senses.
Do not wait for your dentist to
tell you how important it is to floss.
If you don’t, your cheeks may revolt
with a zit or two as revenge.
Clean cell phones and pillowcases
regularly to stay clear of dirt and