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by So how do you achieve wellness? The technical definition of wellness can be described as: “Optimally balanced health across multiple dimensions.” The top level dimensions are commonly viewed as physical, mental, spiritual, social and lifestyle. Striking an optimal balance of health in each dimension can be confusing and too many people misunderstand the objective and generally fail to achieve Wellness...
by Exercise is most certainly essential for your body, but it’s also great for your face. Facial exercises can improve skin tone and elasticity, reduce visible lines, help enhance your smile and increase blood flow to improve muscle tone that can help you look younger and healthier.You don’t need any expensive workout gear to give these a try, just a mirror: 1. The smile exercise · Start with your face...
by Imagine taking a bath in the forest. Smelling the fecund soil and the fresh, pine-scented air, feeling the slight breeze against your skin, hearing the birds chirping and the wind rustling through the trees, the damp soft ground beneath your feet. Your heart rate and brain waves are decreasing, your body begins to produce less cortisol, you feel less stressed, and are harnessing your body’s healing...
by New research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Harvard School of Public Health has found that ADHD and mental disorders are linked to fluoridated water. This research began in 2006 and included an analysis that led to the identification of five industrial chemicals as developmental neurotoxicants. Since then, six additional chemicals have been added to this list, including manganese...
by It is finally spring and you are charged up. This is the year you are going to lose the twenty pounds that have been slowly creeping up. Good for you for making the commitment.So why does it often feel like failure before we can even get out of the gate? I imagine you know this game well. It's called self-sabotage and you very well have been on this hamster wheel for a long time.Let's look at a few...
by Our two daughters (Fiona 13 & Sophia 14) appear to be a parenting experiment--gone right (so far). Here are a few observations and reflections in my article 15 Things to Teach Your Children Before They Are 15... We’ve all seen the results of the “easy-going” style of parenting and it seems to produce its share of dependent, unhappy, low-performance, disrespectful children. We’ve seen children of the...
by Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you age, fatty deposits, cholesterol and cellular waste products settle on the inner walls of your arteries. Research shows that pomegranate can actually help clean your arteries helping to keep blood flowing smoothly. When arteries become clogged,...
by Our culture is abuzz with the benefits of mindfulness meditation and the idea of “meditation for at least 20 minutes a day” as a bare minimum upon which to start your practice. For busy people with busy lives, calming, and ideally quieting your mind for even 10, let alone 20 minutes sounds like a far cry from reality. Don’t get me wrong, I wholeheartedly support meditating for 20 minutes. But, what...
by Whoever said breakfast had to be boring? Whether you’re into the gluten free diet or not, if you like egg dishes and healthy vegetables, you may not realize how easy it is to make a crustless quiche. As for the creative part, just let your imagination lead the way and most any fresh vegetables will work.Ingredients5 Large organic brown eggs, 1 cup of half and half or low-fat milk whipped together....
by If you find yourself grappling with depression, you are—for better or worse—not alone. However, if you do suffer from depression, you do feel alone.... as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate ... Healthline reports that, as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate and, as if depression alone weren’t enough, states that report high rates of depression...
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