Whether “I Must, I Must, I Must Increase My Bust!” was your teenage (or current) mantra, or you can’t stand the way your boobs make you look pregnant when you wear flowy shirts, we can all agree that breasts indeed are beautiful. No matter the shape, size, sagginess, or scarring – our breasts deserve a medal of honor, and in light of that, here are 7 amazing things to know about breasts.
Breasts want freedom – ditch the bras once in a while! They restrict the movement of lymphatic fluid through the breasts, underarm, and shoulders, causing toxins to potentially build up in the breast tissue.
Breasts need massage – get that blood and lymph circulation going and massage your ta-tas daily with natural cold-pressed vegetable oils.
Breasts are hot – did you know that your breasts synchronize with your newborn baby to naturally regulate your baby’s body temperature?
Breast milk - your body’s liquid gold. With over 400 identified nutrients and stem cells, the milk actually changes every minute depending on the information form your baby’s saliva on the areola. Pretty much magic.
Breasts are energy centers – according to traditional Chinese medicine, there are six energy lines (meridians) that run through the breasts, three of them being the Kidney, Liver, and Stomach meridians where many breast lumps and cancer develop. Massaging and holding certain acupressure and energy points can help promote breast and whole body healthy vitality.
Breasts have feelings– your boobies are extremely sensitive, from responding to your baby’s saliva to the toxins and poisons in the environment, breast cancer is is our body’s way of telling us that something needs to change – diet, environment and exposure, and detoxification. In energetic terms, the breasts are located in the fourth chakra in the center of the chest. Fourth chakra energy is the most emotional in nature, associated with the ability to express love, grief, and forgiveness.
And the final not-so-secret… your breasts have superpowers, making you a superwoman. Embrace them, love them, respect them. Your breasts are beautiful.
Make Your Whole Body Happy and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month make sure to check those boobies.
- Underwire Alerts will text you once a month to remind you to check your breasts & Nationalbreastcancer.org takes you step-by-step on how to do your own self-exam!