Why use Mineral Make-up without Bismuth Oxychloride?

Written by Aleta Wells

The use of Bismuth Oxychloride in almost all ofrepparttar best-selling mineral powder make-up today is unfortunate, becauserepparttar 135029 vast majority of acne and roseacea sufferers will use these products, and find that they also irritate and aggrevate their condition. This leads them to be let down, once again, by advertising claims of "good for all skin types". Atrepparttar 135030 time of this article, only two mineral powder companies leave off this harmful additive. "Belle Saison", at www.4skinbeauty.com and "Mineral Secrets", at www.mineralsecrets.com. Ofrepparttar 135031 two,repparttar 135032 better value is Belle Saison's mineral powders. Why?, you ask? Well, they both are talc-free (an important

Are You Trying too Hard to Be Happy?

Written by Carna Zacharias-Miller

We all want to be happy. However, if a woman pushes herself to emotional and mental exhaustion in order to reach “perfect” happiness, she could suffer from a condition she probably has never heard of: Missing Mother Syndrome.

When Megan Meadows (not her real name) came to me, she just wanted to lose weight. “Look at me!” she shouted, pinching her thighs. “I am fat! I am ugly! I hate my body!” Well, there was some middle-age spread, but she certainly was a very nice looking woman. Where did all this self-hate come from?

I am a Meridian Therapy practitioner who uses EFT, a form of emotional acupressure, to release negative emotions. Tapping withrepparttar fingertips on certain energy points onrepparttar 135028 body while being “tuned in” torepparttar 135029 problem, does stop food cravings. EFT is quite successful when it comes to weight loss. However, I realized that Megan’s real challenges went far deeper than what she perceived right now as her “big” problem. She mentioned that her mom had recently died, and that brought uprepparttar 135030 sad story of her childhood. ”I didn’t have a mother”, Megan said. “She was always gone, and when she was there, she tried to createrepparttar 135031 little girl of her dreams - she did not want me. I was a very lonely child.”

The way I saw it, Megan has been suffering all her life from “Missing Mother Syndrome”.

When Hope Edelman published her book "Motherless Daughters – The Legacy of Loss” in 1994, everyone who belonged torepparttar 135032 secret sisterhood of women traumatized by early mother loss, had a revelation: That's exactly how I feel - and I am not alone!

Growing up withoutrepparttar 135033 secure presence of a loving, supportive mother implies much more than lacking a same-sex role model. It is devastating. Sincerepparttar 135034 mother isrepparttar 135035 first,repparttar 135036 basic caretaker, losing her -in a physical or emotional way- starts a nightmare of deprivation for a child. In a way, it never ends. Many negative conditions and feelings experienced later in life may have their roots in this extremely traumatic experience.

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