Many here will remember the Rush to Survive competition but how many noticed the first aid kits? Compact, good. Able to save you from bleeding, hopefully good. But what about when it rains and you can’t dry your clothes because you’re on the move or holed up inside? When you have no choice but to drink dirty water or maybe you are with a small family group with sick little kids… It’s pretty plausible. Inspired by Jabberwocky, I did what a female on the internet does best.
Hello everyone and welcome back to our happy healer’s corner! With the introductions and all-important disclaimer out of the way, it’s time to roll our sleeves up and start getting dirty. I mentioned last report that our lives will change significantly when the zompoc hits and I believe this is of utmost importance to our continued survival, both as individuals and as a culture. Before I begin looking at the healer’s duties, I think how we get here is important.
After many long months of living in a cave, the day finally arrived – our house is finished! It was a little sad to leave the cave but I will admit it is much easier to fortify an actual house from possible zombie attack. I celebrated the move by buying impractical shoes and dresses, dyeing my hair and painting my toenails pink. Hooray! To honour the tree-hugging lifestyle which I have just left behind, today we’re going to look at something a bit different. It’s called Reiki.
It is amazing to think that as a modern society, traditional ways of healing are often ignored in favour of the things produced at the pharmacy. The truth is, a lot of these ancient healing methods have stood the test of time for one simple reason: they work. Everywhere I have looked in my research so far, I’ve found people who were shocked to discover that when ancient healing ingredients were tested scientifically, they actually had healing properties. I feel like saying, well duh. What would be the point of it, otherwise?
Have you ever considered what exactly constitutes the idea of ‘sick’? It’s widely accepted that things like the common cold or flu make us sick, but there is a lot more to being ill than simply having a runny nose and a cough. Physical illness is certainly dangerous and should not be ignored, but our society is slowly becoming more and more aware that being sick doesn’t always have physical symptoms. In fact, it is often those illnesses that we can’t see which are the most dangerous of all.
There is still no internet, so I’d like to welcome you to yet another exciting episode of iPhone healing. Zed has given permission for off-topic rants but I’d really like to try and keep to the point, no matter how tenuous the link may be. I’m stubborn like that. So tonight whilst awaiting inspiration I saw something on the television which piqued my interest. Before I knew it, the fishies swam out of my brain and into the pond of your readership. Anyway, I’m rambling. Shall we get on with the show? (more…)
Remember the disclaimer: We are a guide and not responsible if you hurt yourself doing anything we talk about.
So if you’ve read my bio you know that my little family and I are living in a cave temporarily while we wait for our house to be built. Once or twice a week bubba and I make the trek to my parent’s house for all internet related activities – but my parents have just moved house so there is currently no internet to be had. My computer is still in a box somewhere! Suffice it to say, in my long-winded way, that this is coming to you from the notes section on my phone, via email to Zed and then to the internets at large. I ask you to be patient with this break in my schedule, and apologise for the fact that today’s article is more pudding than meat. If you think you can forgive me, please read on. Whilst I sit here on my nice hand-woven rug, looking out the door of my cave, I am prone to wondering. The way we live these days is based upon a world of convenience; even a hermit like me has access to the world-wide web and the vast information base it contains. Being without it, even temporarily, has caused a feeling of isolation more intense than I expected. Now I know I’m waxing faffy and may seem off-topic, but bear with me here. Considering this lifestyle made me wonder how information was shared before the internet. Before the book, the cave painting and the chiselled stone tablet. Well it was done by people, wasn’t it? Face to face I suppose, but also in song and rhyme and something we now call an “old wives’ tale.” You know, stuff like “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” which we’ve heard granny spouting for years, but has actually been proven to have medical merit. (and no, don’t ask me where I found that out because I can’t remember and don’t have google to provide you with a source. Just go with me here, okay?) (more…)
Welcome to TAZAA’s new medical section! I thought it best to start my first article with the all-important disclaimer. I am not a doctor. I am not, in fact, in the medical profession at all. However, I do visit doctors and in the instance of a zompoc I believe I’m going to be in the majority seat when it comes to patients vs. doctors. So with that in mind, I’d like you to all remember that my advice is probably to be taken with a grain of salt, unless of course in the event of a TAZAA approved zompoc.
Now that’s out of the way, shall we begin?