[xml][/xml]
The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017 - 1:48:09 PM
Radiant Health - Angelika Christie Feed


News : International
Angelika Christie receives The Leadership Award for Wealth & Freedom Mentorship from the Speaking Empire in Tampa FL. - May 22, 2014 - 11:18:13 AM

small_47.jpg
Tampa, FL - At the recent Marketing and Speaking World Summit in Tampa FL, Angelika was presented with the Leadership Award after presenting two Ted Style talks on two consecutive days to a distinctive crowd of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs. She deeply touched the audience with her authentic and inspiring talk; the story about her trial and how she conquered Fear and now lives her passion to help women claim their happiness and ultimate Freedom...

She was invited to join the inner Circle of the Mastermind Group of highly influential US based, and international business leaders including Mitch Russo (Mentor of Tony Robbins), Tom Collins (former Executive of a 175 Million Dollar Company), Russ Whitney (Billion Dollar Real Estate Guru turned Spiritual Author), Robert Allen (10 times international bestselling Author and founder of the “Enlightened Wealth Institute”) and Kevin Harrington (Infomercial Guru and a ‘Shark’ on Shark Tank) …
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
20 Women to be Accepted for 30-Day Total Body-Mind-Wealth Transformation - Jul 4, 2013 - 11:51:34 AM

First Round for 20 Women on Grand Bahama Island

Do you feel a lack of motivation and energy? Do you know intuitively that you don’t live your highest potential?  Do you wake up in the morning with worries about your future?  Do you create long to-do lists that seldom get accomplished?

Are you sacrificing playtime for what you think you have to do?

Could your body look better, healthier, and more energetic?

Do you feel stuck in a routine, with little pleasure and joy?

Do you feel that achieving success and abundance is hard?
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Celebrating a Small Country With a Big Vision for its Future - Jul 13, 2012 - 2:24:30 AM

SM-Angelika-new.jpg
Today on the date of July 10th The Bahamas celebrates its 39th Birthday of an independent country.

The highest value of Independence lies in the gift of free choice and self-determination. I believe that it is not just the absence of dictatorship or slavery that elevates Democracy to the desired form of government, but what the people who have achieved this state of self-rule actually do as a whole.

Are Bahamians an independent people?
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Birthing Gently Into the New World Age - Jan 5, 2010 - 11:29:10 PM

Is there anybody who has not yet heard about the significance of 2012?

What is it? What is fact, what is fiction?

Without a doubt, the world is changing rapidly. The very survival of our species may be at risk if we ignore the present signs and those of the past.

Some of the signs are: global warming, increasing violence and fear, economical hardship, collapse of the financial systems, rapid depletion of our natural food and energy resources... and the list goes on...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
The Law of Your Life - Dec 7, 2009 - 9:16:56 AM

This may sound like a heavy title. You see I really want your attention here. I will wrap up my one year of writing articles for you that (hopefully) helped you in some ways, or at least induced a reaction of agreement, disagreement or stimulation to think for yourself.

Today I want to talk about the law of life; your life as much as mine and everybody else’s. You may think “Oh I know, it is about balance and taking the golden middle path in life”. Yes, but the law of life is much more precise than that. You see, the law of life is not like the man-made laws that change from country to country and throughout time.

The law of life is universal and systemic. It is mathematics and physics and applies whether you believe in it, or not...
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
What else relieves stress? - Nov 26, 2009 - 10:36:26 PM

In two of my recent articles I shed some light on how your brain’s chemicals affect your mood.

Maybe that was an eye opener, explaining your “run away train” brain that had you like a puppet; out of control. If you were able to balance your Gaba, Melatonin, Tryptophane, and Serotonin, you should feel some relief. But, like so often, it may not be the total solution to your problems. So, what else relieves stress and anxiety? Of course your mind has a powerful role in how you feel, and I will go much deeper into that in a future article. What you may not know is that what you eat has a strong effect on your physical and mental, even your emotional, well being. How?  

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
How your brain affects your personality - Nov 17, 2009 - 12:53:18 PM

In a previous article I told you a bit about low Gaba and Serotonin levels in your brain, and how such a lack may throw you into many unpleasant and stressful condition. I received many calls and visits after that article. So many of you could identify with the conditions of low Gaba and low Serotonin. Of course there is seldom just one factor that creates a certain condition; our bodies are complex and it takes a holistic approach, and sometimes medical for an acute situation, to bring back synergy and balance.  

Today I want to introduce to you the other two brain chemicals that are important to be balanced. What I do not mean by that is that Gaba, Serotonin, Acetylcholine and Dopamine should be present in equally divided amounts; far from it. But you do have all four present in your brain. Whichever dominates gives your personality a certain trait...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Tap and breathe away stress! - Nov 10, 2009 - 3:38:44 PM

Tapping your stress away? Yes, and I am not talking about ‘tap dancing’ here, although that sounds like fun also and it may work, while you tap-dance (smile). What I am talking about here is a method called: EFT, which stands for ‘Emotional Freedom Technique’.

In order to understand why EFT is so successful in stress relief amongst many other issues like pain relief, phobias addictions etc., is that it influences the energy flow along the meridians in your body.  

Just imagine a road net of interstates and highways. Our meridians are like highways, or energy lines that connect important organs and body systems with each other. When you feel well, the roads (meridians) are open, which allows the energy (traffic) to run smoothly along these paths...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
If you have anxiety and stress... Your brain chemicals may be out of balance - Oct 8, 2009 - 1:02:23 PM

I've previously told you about the importance of amino acids. The balance of your brain, including your mood, is dependent on four major amino acids:

Dopamine, Acetylcholine, GABA and Serotonin.

The following is a quick description of these:Dopamine gives your brain the 'firing power'. If your brain produces enough Dopamine, you feel energized, alert and aware of what is going on around you.

So let us just say that Dopamine provides you with brainpower. Acetylcholine makes you smarter...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
What is a Glycemic Index? - Sep 21, 2009 - 10:38:09 AM


Sugar can be a dangerous legal drug. If you are diabetic or pre-diabetic or your family has a history of diabetes, you need to take action as soon as possible in order to reverse or prevent this awful and life threatening disease. The first call for action is knowing the glycemic index ( GI ) of food in general and especially of the foods you eat regularly.

So what is a GI? No, it does not stand for ‘GI Joe’, but it measures how quickly the food you eat turn into sugar in your blood stream. That means that foods with a high GI value turn into blood sugar very quickly; they create a sugar rush, which spikes your output of insulin rather suddenly. There is usually a ‘crash’ after the ‘rush’. Have you ever noticed the energy spike when you eat something sweet? Do you also remember the sluggishness or fatigue that follows rather quickly afterwards?
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
The sweet kiss of death - Sep 14, 2009 - 3:03:06 AM

Yes, this is what ignored and uncontrolled diabetes is. Recently I saw a TV commercial for a diabetes- testing device. The actor said, and I paraphrase: “When my doctor said I had diabetes, I thought: that’s all it is? And I was relieved”. Well I could not believe what I heard, but it made me aware of the casual approach toward diabetes, which is rampant in the Bahamas. Most people do not want to speak about their cancer, it is scary and may signal a death sentence, yet diabetes seems to be a more casual condition. It is not!

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes and ignore it, you are in a high- risk category (up to 80%)for the following fatal diseases: heart and kidney failure, and stroke. Other debilitating diseases include: retinopathy (which is the shriveling up of tiny blood vessels in your eyes, leading to blindness), neuropathy, which is nerve damage that does not only affect your hands and feet...
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Good pain and bad pain - Sep 9, 2009 - 3:57:28 PM

You may think that nothing can be ‘good’ about feeling pain. Although I agree that pain never feels good, you should feel blessed that this sensation may alert you to a potentially dangerous situation in your body. People with an impaired nervous system due to advanced type 2 diabetes or a severing of nerves due to an accident or other conditions that cuts off the sensory system in parts of their bodies, can attest to this. So, at times, we do need to feel pain in order to take appropriate actions towards our state of health.

As a rule of thumb: you should be attentive to the signal of pain and investigate its cause. Usually there is a site of inflammation and/or swelling of tissue, although this is not always the case, like in neuropathy. Some damage to nerves can arrive without sensations of pain; sometimes it is a tingling or numbness in your extremities like your feet, legs, arms or fingers...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
How balanced is your life? - Sep 2, 2009 - 10:11:58 AM

Balance should be a natural state for us, but is it? Do you sometimes feel that you want to stop the world, even just for a moment, to catch up? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed and unable to complete all the items on your ‘to do list’? Do you sometimes feel that time is speeding up, giving you less time to do what you were able to do years ago? If you say ‘yes’ to most or all of my questions, welcome, and you are not alone. If you believe it or not, time is actually speeding up, and yes, we do have more to do, or so we believe.

There was a time when we basically just had your profession, or work, and family. Time was naturally balanced between work time and free time to pursue private interests. Without computers, air travel, instant messaging etc. our lives would be more focused within our families and communities...
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
What you eat and think may trigger pain - Aug 17, 2009 - 7:02:59 PM

Lingering pain and low- grade inflammation are two of the most common health complaints I hear from my clients. Pain you feel, of course, but low- grade inflammation is a silent enemy that can slowly destroy your health. Although I can predict with a high degree of probability that your body is in some kind of stress from inflammation if you eat a typical North American, or Bahamian diet, you should insist on a special blood test on your next routine checkup. The blood test that detects systemic inflammation in your body is called a “C-reactive protein level test” or CRP for short. When the liver makes more C-reactive protein than the body can deal with, inflammation occurs throughout the body.
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Natural Substitutes for Toxic Ingredients - Aug 2, 2009 - 8:43:37 AM

In my last article I named a few commonly used items with toxic ingredients that may be hazardous to your health. Today I will give you a few options to replace these substances with natural alternatives that you can easily mix yourself or come by. Also, let us not forget your thoughts, which can be toxic and therefore threatening your well being also.

Let us go through a typical day and see the different choices you could implement:

You wake up in the morning...what is your first thought? If it is anything that does not make you smile, immediately replace it with a thought of gratitude for the miracle of being alive. Every day is filled with new opportunities; yes there are always opportunities if you are open and aware! Your next thought could be one of gratitude for all the good things in your life. If you only think of one or two things...
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
We live in a toxic soup - Jul 29, 2009 - 2:08:00 PM

You have probably slept on a mattress that was bathed in flame retarding chemicals during manufacture, and still emits small molecules of formaldehyde gas, which is a proven cancer causing chemical. Getting out of bed, on your way to the bathroom, you may walk with your bare feet over a synthetic carpet that was treated with benzene, styrene, or other cancer causing agents. If you don’t have a carpet, you may walk on tiles that were washed with chlorine or other chemical household cleaning agent. You absorb these chemicals through the soles of your feet, where they go directly into your blood stream.

When you reach the bathroom, you probably wash your face with tap water, which contains chlorine, fluoride, and even traces of pharmaceutical drugs and herbicides that leached into the ground water. Since your skin is your largest organ, it absorbs toxins very readily. When you step into the shower, even a greater amount of these toxic substances are forced into your skin...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
One more thing about Hormones... - Jul 23, 2009 - 1:51:42 PM

In my last article, "The Truth About Menopause" I told you why I think it is so very important to balance your hormones. Since I spoke mostly about the female hormone ‘Estrogen’, I need to speak a little bit more about the other important female hormone ‘Progesterone’. Sorry guys, this article still addresses mostly female issues, but if you have a woman in your life you care about, it would be good for you to know a bit about female health issues too. It does not matter whether the female is your spouse, girl friend, sister, or mother. In general, females do not get enough support from males in their lives, which lead to miss understandings and often make a woman suffer silently. If you show some interest in your woman’s specific female related health issues, your communication with her, and a deeper bonding will be almost guaranteed...
Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
The Truth About Menopause - Jul 14, 2009 - 10:15:31 AM

You either love it, or hate it, or just suffer bravely through it, if you are a woman.

All women have to go through menopause; it’s as certain as ‘death and taxes’. The only difference is how a woman experiences menopause. The word ‘menopause’ is self- explanatory; it means that menstruation stops and the childbearing years are over.

For some women this is a true blessing because they don’t have to worry about pregnancies anymore, but for some it feels like a part of their womanhood is disappearing. This makes menopause as much of a physical event as a mental and emotional one. Men usually just look on, either with amusement about the obvious changes in their partner, or they are scared and irritated because they don’t understand the ‘new woman’ they are now dealing with...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Are Mammograms Really Safe? - Jul 6, 2009 - 4:47:18 PM

I often marvel at the incredible progress science has made in many areas of medicine. The unraveling of our DNA and understanding its coding, stem cell research and its mind boggling possibilities to re-grow nerves, tissue, and complex organs, including the entire anti aging research. If we think of aging as an inevitable disease ridden path into our ‘golden years’, I am all for appropriate measures and interventions to prevent this.

There is no reason why we should not live a long life that is energetic, with full capacity of our brain function to not only enjoy every moment consciously, but also be the wise old woman or man as an asset to our family, community and country. I will have a lot to say about this in future articles...

Columns : Radiant Health - Angelika Christie
Male Menopause? - Jun 29, 2009 - 2:26:25 PM

Is there such a thing? Yes, but it is not called ‘menopause’ because there is no such event as ‘menses’ in a male’s life. A man’s drop in testosterone (the male hormone) is called ‘Andropause’. In my last article I told you a little about the important role of hormones to protect us from disease and support peak performance and wellbeing.

 

I start with the men today, because the coming weekend we celebrate our men as fathers. When a male has fathered a child, his most important biological purpose has been fulfilled. That does not mean that he then can sit back and be catered to, or go to look for another female to procreate. A father is also the protector and provider for his family. But this is another subject. Let me focus on what most men do not know about their bodies, what actually happens when they get older; their Andropause...

<< prev page    next page >>

Receive our Top Stories



Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Latest Headlines
News
Circle Mall Bldg for Sale: CircleMallFpo.com
PM Minnis officially opens new fire station in Grand Bahama
PHA Desires to continue working closely with Health Care Unions
PMH’s Corey Newbold Ward gets renovated
Minister Dames pleased to witness opening of Albert J. Miller Complex Police and Fire Station
Community
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates overnight armed robbery - Overnight traffic fatality
Bimini police investigating alleged drowning
BTVI strengthens City and Guilds’ Internal Framework
Abaco police discover large marijuana field
Nassau police continue investigation into armed robbery
Bahamian Politics
Davis: No More Bad Deals, Hotel SPA Great Financial Loss To Taxpayers
DNA - Grand Lucayan: Fundamental issues remain unaddressed
Davis criticizes Resort purchase; advises that cost-effective approach should have been taken
Hon. I Chester Cooper House Contribution on the purchase of the Grand Lucayan
Davis warns Parliament that Grand Lucayan Resort Sale is "A Bad Deal!"
Bahamas Weather
News Items on Tropical Storm Kirk and Tropical Depression 11
Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Sat. Sept. 22
News items on Tropical Storm Florence, Helene and Isaac
News Item on Hurricane Florence
News Item on Tropical Storm Florence
Sports
Justin Roberts makes a successful return to ITF Pro Circuit
Famed Triathlete brings message of motivation to Grand Bahama Youth Ahead of Conchman 2018
UB Mingoes starts soccer season with draw, loss; finds positives in opening leg
Sydney Clarke potential double crown winner, and Donte Armbrister doubles finalist in Tobago U18 ITF
BreAnn Ferguson is a double winner at two USTA Tournaments
Columns
28,000+ Signatures for preservation of Lighthouse Point
Predator - Movie review by Rouén Robinson
Pamela Burnside: Are we ready to ‘be who we is’?
The Darkest Minds - Movie review by Rouén Robinson
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - Movie review by Rouén Robinson
Events Calendars
New Providence Events Calendar
Grand Bahama Events Calendar
Aliv Hope Gala Ball under the patronage of Bahamas PM & Mrs. Minnis is this Saturday
Paint Fair plans 2 big events on October 11th & 13th
Family Islands Events Calendar
Entertainment
Eight-Time GRAMMY Winner Dolly Parton to be honored as 2019 MusiCares Person Of The Year
Latin Recording Academy: 2018 Special Award Honorees
Anuschka Wright – Miss Globe Canada Pageant
Recording Academy announces new Advocacy Committee; reinforces commitment to Creatorsʹ Rights
Recording Academy™ statement on the passing of Aretha Franklin
Sales & Promotions
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Warehouses for SALE
Grand Lucayan's 'No Stress Sunday Brunch'
Sushi back at Grand Lucayan every Friday and Saturday
Grand Lucayan Bahamas Reef Golf Course Summer Specials
Make your Friday Night Sizzle at Portobellos
Arts & Culture
Freeport Players’ Guild announces Lifetime Membership honouree
Creative works protection clarified at Legal Roundtable 2
Dwight Laaden Ferguson prepares for his Exhibition “Hope & Grace”
Shell Saxon Superstars and Platinum Knights win Inagural NJC MobileAssist Viewers Choice Award
Noella Smith’s Exhibition ‘Reflections’ opens on July 18
Streaming Multimedia
Free Uppercut Concert at Dive In postponed due to Matthew
A Mouth Full explores gourmet pizzas at Domino's
Bahamian filmmaker releases "Atlas Calling" as an urgent call to protect the ocean
A Mouth Full: Sweet Treats at Mortimer's Candies
A Mouth Full: Organic Living from 'Field to Fork'
Inside The Bahamas Weekly
TheBahamasWeekly.com Celebrates 11 yrs! Online Survey
Moultrie Elected 54th Speaker of the House of Assembly
Receive our "Top 70 Stories of the Week"
Contact The Bahamas Weekly Team
50 Years of Majority Rule Celebrated in a People’s March, Speeches, Culture & Entertainment
Navigation (Site Directions)
Finding your way around our Website
Opportunities
HGTV's "Bahamas Life" Now Casting
HGTV's "Bahamas Life" Now Casting! Now Filming!
HGTV casting expats who have purchased in New Providence
Scholarship for aviation program at Canadian university builds connections
Male actor sought for ABC pilot shooting in The Bahamas
The Bahamas Boasts
Shoot your film in Andros, Bahamas
IADB designates Nassau as an "Emerging Sustainable City"
Bahamas announces New Marine Protected Areas
Parallax rides a "Bahama Blue" tide to World Oceans Day
The Bahamian Flag Makes it to the Top of the World
A Taste Of The Bahamas
Bahamas seaplane pilot Paul Harding reveals a lifetime of adventures in new memoir: Sharks in the Runway
(VIDEO) Ocean Waves Nature Sounds of The Bahamas
Etiquette for The National Flag of The Bahamas
Junkanoo: Hidden Treasure of the Bahamas
Bahamas Investment Authority frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Market Place
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Warehouses for SALE
Conch Salad on Wheels is available by order on Saturdays Only!
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Factories for SALE
2010 Toyota Vitz for Sale: Proceeds to the Humane Society
2003 Buick Regal for Sale in Grand Bahama
Focus on Fashion
Brittany Noon's Runway to Recovery
Resin Textiles to Showcase at Eco Fashion Week Australia
Repurposing Men's Shirts at Eco Fashion Week Australia
Slow Fashion is Moving Fast in Australia
South Asian Fashion Week brings opulence into mainstream
Hot Links
Websites we'd like you to know about...
at a glance
New Providence Events Calendar
Quote of the Week - Words Have Weight
PayPal now accepts Bahamian based credit cards
VAT Bahamas
Free VAT Filing Workshop offered from June 13- June 15 in Grand Bahama
D.I.R Announces Operation Enhancement Measures
VAT Filing & Payment Deadline Changes
VAT: Request for Filing Extensions after Hurricane Matthew
VAT Taken Off Some Educational Fees
Health
Bahamas to host HEALinc Future Health Innovation Summit
National HIV Testing Day, 29th June 2018
Get vaccinated against measles and rubella before travelling to the World Cup
Mosquito Awareness Week: Calling all citizens to the frontlines of mosquito control
LEAP program to be introduced to Bahamas
Opinions
Table revised Fiscal Responsibility Bill before summer recess
Kreimild Saunders: Carnival Controversies
Former M.P. Pierre Dupuch comments on rumours of an FNM Coup.
Dr. Bethel: The Oban Debacle
"Forget The Potential Environmental Issues With The Oban Deal"
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
DeVry Medical International to close Grand Bahama based M.E.R.P. Program
Join Our Team: MERP Staff Accountant (4 Month Term)
Grand Bahama Minister meets Medical Executives
MERP Supports the Arts in Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama landlords updated on MERP housing requirements
Ross University
DeVry Medical International Calls on Minister Darville
New MERP session underway at Ross Bahamas site
Ross University School of Medicine Expands Affiliation with Premier U.S. Teaching Hospitals
Ross University promotes Dr. George Lotocki to Director of the Medical Education Review Program
Dr. Thomas Shepherd to Retire as President of Ross University