The benefits of healthy habits are well established. These benefits include boosting mood, weight control and combating diseases. However, it is uncertain whether making health behavioral changes as an adult can still alter coronary artery disease risk. To find out, Dr. Bonnie Spring, director of…
What would you do if you knew your dream was a sure thing? Pause for 30 seconds and really think about your answer to this question. Relax. Stop worrying. Have more fun. Give the benefit of the doubt. Not hold on so tight. Not resist, push against, or fight. Get out of your head. Live […]
If there’s a mental practice that’s stood the test of time – and rigorous laboratory tests – it’s meditation. Mindfulness meditation in particular has done a good job of proving itself effective in reducing stress and depression, improving attention and cognitive performance, and even increasing …
5 Hidden Sources of Sugar in ‘Healthy’ Foods Huffington Post There’s no way to sugarcoat it: We’re consuming too much sugar.
India.com Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool India.com New Delhi, Jun 24: Mindfulness is fast emerging as the hottest meditative tool, which is known to contribute to our wellbeing and productivity.
Looking at the connection between eye health and diet, AARP explores how antioxidants and nutrients—including omega-3 fatty acidsWith summer almost officially here, perhaps you’ve already planted edible flowers in your garden or begun eating healthy berries by the handful or added a pitcher of an…
Your Complete Ayurvedic Cheat Sheet POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia Ayurveda has been used in traditional Indian medicine for years, but it sure doesn’t make it any easier to pronounce (sounds like “are-yer-vay-duh”).
Care2.com A Simple Yoga Pose That Boosts Self-Confidence Care2.com This is a very basic yoga pose, and can be done minutes before your meeting or event.
As someone who has spent decades at the forefront of brain research, Dr. Richard J. Davidson is well acquainted with the organ’s amazing power to think and to reason.
Did you know that your home could be the thing that is stifling your love life? A redesign of your home using feng shui just might be the answer.
How to Power Your Body for Meditation With Plant-Based Foods One Green Planet While meditation can work any time with anyone in most any state of being, it doesn’t hurt to power your body with plant-based foods that will invoke a feeling of calm…
http://www.exercisetoheal.com/Qi+Gong+DVDs/Qi+Gong+7+Minutes+of+Magic%3A+AM+%26+PM+Routines+.html?lid=yt002 A complete segment from Lee Holden’s bestselling …
CNN 4 habits for a healthy gut CNN (CNN) — They are terms previously not part of polite conversation — let alone TV commercials: Intestinal distress. Irregularity. Irritable bowel syndrome.
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These high-water-content foods are refreshing, hydrating, filled with nutrients, and naturally low in calories. (Feeling dehydrated after a workout?
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Stroke typically affects women in their later years, but doctors are now beginning to focus on helping them cut their risk earlier in life. This increased attention to risk factors in early adult years was recommended by new gu…
One of my colleagues used to head to the men’s room and brush his teeth every time he felt a surge of writer’s block. He swears it did the trick. Another exits the building and walks around the block to clear his head. I like to take advantage of the mid-day yoga sessions that Forbes […]
Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here’s how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.
The most recent National Health Interview Survey reports that in the preceding 12 months, 38% of Americans used complementary and alternative medicine (CAM); defined as “a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of…
Now that we can enjoy some sunny weather, why not try a walking meditation? It’s great if you feel a little too restless to do a sitting meditation or you find sitting meditations boring or difficult.
A Seattle family’s summer camping trip barely escaped tragedy last year after their highly allergic 7-year-old ate a mislabeled snack food that could have cost her her life.
When you’re packing workout clothes for a trip, what goes through your head? For me, it’s: “Yoga mat and/or sneakers (if yes, then socks)? Check. Sports bras or tops? Check. Sweats, leggings, or shorts?
Here are the top 5 plant foods that offer natural sun protection benefits.
EXCLUSIVE: Russell Simmons Demystifies Meditation Meditation is the idea of quiet time. You work your muscles out daily, you brush your teeth daily, but you don’t do anything for your brain.
The children are our future. Teaching them mindfulness at an early age will help them for life!
Since my fitness book, The Fat Burn Revolution, came out earlier this year, I’ve been swamped with requests for more advice on dieting.
Everyone seems to be talking about mindfulness. What does it mean? To some it is a useful resource to allay anxiety.
Ayurveda: An Old Tradition Inspiring New Light In search of more answers I met with an Ayurvedic specialist. Ayurveda is a system of ancient Hindu/Vedic medicine that has been heralded in India for centuries as […]
Fitness Saved My Life: From Cancer Patient to Yoga Instructor. At 15, Danielle Orner—a high school track and cross-country athlete—discovered a hard bump on her leg. Assuming it was nothing more than a running-related …
Eating healthy has become a normal topic of discussion these days but It doesn’t come without it’s fair share of misleading information on the subject. Take a look at what you should be thinking about for optimal health. Rate This Video: You must be signed in to use this feature. Once you’re sign… Link: What […]
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In recent years, there have been a lot of news stories about the benefits of green tea in weight loss management. But does it really work, or is it just more hype being promoted by vitamin companies hoping to boost sales? Fortunately, there’s no need for conjecture. Lots of scientif…
Google’s ‘Head of Mindfulness’ Speaks Out Top Tech News A growing awareness of the importance of our emotional fitness is mirroring the same journey of acceptance that physical exercise took in the last century, says Chade-Meng Tan, Google’s head…
I was speaking this afternoon with a client who used to have adrenal problems. I say used to because that was the last war. He used to have adrenal problems but the lab tests report his adrenal glands are now healed and healthy. One of the common mistakes that even generals make is to […]
Oh mindfulness meditation, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. (Don’t wait to get started on the Mindfulness movement. It’s key to your Social Skills!
ABOUT THE BOOK: Yongey Mingyur is one of the most celebrated among the new generation of Tibetan meditation masters, whose teachings have touched people of all faiths around the world.
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Researchers have recently discovered how different meditation techniques cause brain activity to change in remarkably different ways, showing that meditation can truly impact the activity of the mind. These findings are detailed in a study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience….
You’d be forgiven for thinking that mindfulness, the art of treasuring the present rather than fixating on the future or past, was the preserve of celebrities and the idle rich.
Why Food Pairing Matters In today’s world, there’s pretty much no limit to what food pairings you can concoct in your kitchen. Exotic, out-of-season, and processed fare are readily available at most supermarkets, and while it may make cooking more exciting, that availability could be doing a…
Feng shui has been embraced by the western world gleefully in the last few decades.
Calming yoga moves for a better night’s sleep. A vigorous yoga practice is a wonderful way to get you going in the morning, or even to give yourself a boost in the afternoon.
Ben King is a yoga and meditation teacher. He’s also an Iraq War veteran, and it’s the second year he’s promoting Mindful Memorial Day, an event filled with classes, talks and overall awareness about the benefits of meditation in the spirit of healing.