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Did You Know That Stages of Dying From Heart Failure Can Happen Without You Even Noticing?

UPDATE  March 3, 2012

It’s important to realize that the seriousness of what you are dealing with urgently calls for you to take action.

Your chance to recover from debilitating illness largely depends on your awareness of exactly what it is that you need to do.

The harm caused by pharmaceutical drugs is another possible obstacle.

Since your disease process is very advanced by the time you receive a heart failure diagnosis you have good reason to be concerned.  So often though, I see that caregivers are also living with very concerning symptoms that are never addressed until they themselves are facing drastic circumstances!

Heart Failure Solutions offers real answers for Heart Failure and other forms of cardiovascular disease as well as any other disease  that might show up on your journey to wellness.

The tools are here for you to utilize.  Only you can receive this gift.  If your loved one can’t see the value in simple change you can’t want it FOR them.

This is NOT pie in the sky!  This is real hope and real solution.

Starting sooner than later is a really great idea, but even if you are already in dire straights, the information you’ll find here is about what you can do RIGHT NOW to help yourself.

What’s done is done.  Are you ready to step up for yourself?



If you are wondering about the stages of dying from heart failure, you or your loved one are probably late in the disease process.

By the time heart failure is diagnosed, you have already been suffering from heart disease for years.

If your doctor says your heart failure was caused from “a virus of unknown origin”, that information is not helpful.

Heart disease IS a disease of the circulating blood.

Bacteria and viruses may very well contribute to the growing disease in your circulating blood, but Continue reading Did You Know That Stages of Dying From Heart Failure Can Happen Without You Even Noticing?

Are You Dealing With Health Related Issues From Work Related Stress?

Get it Over With

Do you wake up every morning sick and tired of feeling sick and tired?

Does the thought of getting up to go to work turn your stomach?

The work related stress that you have come to accept as normal may end up making you sick.

Kay was a very successful advertising executive and said she thrived on the stress at work.  She said the stress level made her more alert and pushed her past her comfort zone.

When she had been on the job about 3 years, she started having uncomfortable symptoms that often took her off her game, and started effecting her work performance.

She came to me hoping to sharpen her edge, so to speak, because she was hoping for a big promotion and she knew that her fatigue and illness were hurting her chances.

Before Kay could heal her symptoms, I had to help her create a paradigm shift. Kay did not value relaxation. If she spent more than 10 minutes visiting with a friend, she felt pressured to “get something done”.

Kay’s goals were all about money and things.

Kay had forgotten what life is all about.

As we covered her history I could see that there was a lot of pain in Kay’s past and not a lot of fun in her present.

The first time Kay followed my instructions to “sit with stillness for 10 minutes” she called me and asked me why I wanted her to torture herself.

I encouraged Kay to stick with it, and to ask herself what she feels and what she might have to say during that 10 minutes that she is devoting to nurture herself.

Kay didn’t like to walk or eat fruit either, but “sitting with stillness” was cruel and unusual punishment in her eyes.

By the end of week one of Kay’s New Personal Program, she reported feeling much better.  Her focus and clarity were the biggest improvement.  Her tension headaches and afternoon fatigue had not stopped but they were much less intense and frequent.  She was sleeping much better and her blood pressure was down.

At the 2 week mark Kay admitted that she had stopped trying to do the “10 minutes of sitting with stillness” because every time she did it she cried.

I asked her what she was feeling when she cried.

She said the only thing she felt was ridiculous that she was sitting in her living room crying for no apparent reason.

After a good chat about why crying is beneficial and healing, Kay reluctantly agreed to keep trying to practice her program.  She was really encouraged when I suggested that she may not need to figure out what she is crying about.  The story behind the tears is not always necessary.

“Maybe you just need to cry.”

The very next week, Kay had completely changed her opinion of “sitting with stillness”.  She wanted to know more.  I encouraged her to try Holosync technology.

Kay really didn’t have an easy time surrendering to relaxation.  She entertained us both with her stories of struggle and triumph.  Holosync technology, which actually puts you in a state of meditation, “felt like cheating”, Kay said.  “Being still was so hard, but it got easy when I started using Holosync.”

Today Kay will tell you that deep relaxation is a very valuable skill.  It requires focused attention.  She grew strength and learned a lot about herself, really improving her work performance.  By the time she got the promotion, she was flirting with the idea of a career change.

Health related issues from work related stress creep into your life gradually.  Maybe you don’t even see your health issues as work related, but work related stress certainly weakens your immune system and contributes to any disease process you’ve got going on.

Scientists say that the length and quality of your life is determined by how well you use your lungs.

Stress is like living in a vice!  It’s pretty tough to breathe in a vice!

Stress kills!

Do you know how to breathe better? Continue reading Are You Dealing With Health Related Issues From Work Related Stress?

Can a Detox Diet Help You Bring Your Life Into Focus?

detox diet

There aren’t enough hours in the day!

Seriously!  How do YOU get everything done?

Do you ever feel like you are chasing your tail?

That tail chasing feeling is usually accompanied by the nagging feeling that you are forgetting something.

Would you like more energy, more calm confidence, AND the ability to heal your suffering?

That is what a Sacred Breathing can do for you.

The problem is that unless you have some ulterior motive to improve performance, or your singing voice, you’re not likely to stick with the application of breath building exercises.

Are you sick and tired of being tense, stiff, and downright irritable?

If you don’t have time to make lifestyle changes and you don’t have time for food prep, what can you do?

Do you feel powerless to make changes that will help you?


How can a detox diet help stop the insanity?

Decrease the toxic load you are carrying around and you will reverse disease!

The 7 Stages of Disease

1.  nervous exhaustion

Not enough fuel.

2.  toxicity

Resulting from lack of energy.

3.  irritation

From building toxicity.

4.  inflammation

That’s when you feel it!

5.  ulceration

Toxicity eats away at tissues.

6.  induration

Your body tries to encapsulate the toxicity to protect itself.

7.  cancer

When the cells of your harmonious organism turn against you.

Irritation is actually one of the stages of disease!

The best way to get YOUR disease process moving backwards towards health is to pay attention to rest and diet.

For Starters:

  • Get plenty of sleep.
  • Drink at least half your body weight in ounces of WATER every day.
  • Nurture positive relationships.
  • Eat lots of fruits and vegetables in as close to a natural state as possible.
  • Make yourself top priority.

A detox diet is about making your insides cleaner so that your view of your life is crystal clear.

If you are just too over whelmed to make detox diet changes today, then let food be your medicine.

Add a nutritional supplement to your morning routine and see if that doesn’t make you feel better!

When you feel better, you’ll feel up to making more positive change!

Click on the link below and order the supplement recommended by The Life Breath Coach.

Food Is Your Medicine


Many blessings,

Carrie Tucker, RCP

The Life Breath Coach

Heart Failure Solutions


PS– Remember everyday:

  • Relax and Release tension
  • Exhale Slowly
  • Be active in a way that adds joy to your life

Plus pure water ~whole foods~sunshine~and laughter

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Definition Of Happiness: Did You Know That Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness Depend On Your Breath?

Definition of happiness

What’s your definition of happiness?

Did You Know That Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness Depend On Your Breathing?

In fact science tells us that your breathing will determine the length and quality of your life!

Count your breathes per minute.  Is it under 10/minute?  You might want to have someone else count, since as soon as you put your focus on your breathing you alter it.

Lung volume is a primary marker for how long you will live, but breathing efficiently is much more than taking a deep breath.

Bad breathing habits erode healthy breathing without you even noticing.

Past the mid twenties the average person loses 9–25% of their lung capacity per decade!

When I started teaching rehabilitation, I thought that the cause of this decline in lung function was from “couch potato syndrome”.  You know, from not moving enough.

Inactivity sure has a lot to do with disease, but I saw folks who were always working and pushing themselves too hard!

They weren’t lazy, but they had rapid-shallow-breathing and they just couldn’t seem to catch their breath!

Do you know why these hard working folks suffered the same shallow breathing that couch potatoes do? Continue reading Definition Of Happiness: Did You Know That Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness Depend On Your Breath?

How Do You Take Care of Yourself When You Don’t Have Time To Catch Your Breath?

Life can keep you running 24/7!

Even my retired friends tell me they just don’t know where the days go.

They say they got more done when they were chasing their tails.  Some have jumped into new activities that keep them just as busy as ever.

Sound familiar?

Do you take care of yourself?

Catch your breath

The most important way to “catch your breath” is by finding the time to relax every muscle in your body and be still, for a few minutes everyday.

  • Releasing the tension will actually allow you to breathe more deeply.
  • By checking in with yourself, you allow a chance to get centered, and to find out “how you are”.
  • Just becoming aware of your feelings, offers the opportunity to release them.
  • When you have “arrived” at a state of relaxation, you are able to access your intuition, and your day becomes much more efficient.
  • Surrender is a very beneficial vantage point, accepting what IS allows you to move forward.
  • Though it seems like relaxation should come naturally, it actually requires consistent practice to get results.


Down Time Is Important BUT So Is Being Active!

  •  Inactivity will lead you to an early death.
  • Your heart is a muscle, if you don’t give it work to do, it will become progressively weaker.
  • If you are concerned about diabetes, depression, or heart failure, you should be concerned about getting active!

Catch your breath, and then find an active way to enjoy your day!


Many blessings,

Carrie Tucker, RCP

The Life Breath Coach

Heart Failure Solutions


PS– Remember everyday:

  • Relax and Release tension
  • Exhale Slowly
  • Be active in a way that adds Joy to your life

Plus pure water ~whole foods~sunshine~and laughter