Can You Lose Weight and Still Drink Alcohol?

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You may be asking if counting calories when it comes to your diet can include or exclude the calories in alcohol, right? Unlike carbohydrates, protein, and fat, alcohol is not an essential source of calories, and it is not a significant source of vitamins and minerals your body needs to function. Some people say that […]

Sleep Is My Lover & 8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

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Heads down, sleep is the great love of my life. And, when all is said and done, I will proudly, reflect upon this holy accomplishment, (just as I do now) knowing that I was an extremely well-rested being and a grateful recipient of it’s healing gifts. My understanding and reverence for a proper nights sleep, […]

Take A Mindful Breath This Holiday Season

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How many times have we made up our minds that this holiday season “we are going to be good”. We begin to plot and plan and make up a thousand different scenarios in our minds about what we will and what we won’t allow ourselves to eat, only to find ourselves abandoning our best plans […]

Christine’s Mindful Eating Challenge

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As an editor at My Yoga Online, I spend a lot of time reading articles about mindfulness and meditation. They seem to be hot topics right now and every day, as I walk home from work, I think about committing to incorporating these practices into my own life… I do a lot of thinking. Last […]

“Good” Foods, “Bad” Foods: How Our Beliefs About the Foods We Eat Affect Our Health

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“For millennia Spiritual masters have known how powerful our thoughts are in our lives. Now, researchers in quantum physics and consciousness are confirming this. Regardless of what were are engaging in, our thoughts hold tremendous power over us. Therefore, our thoughts about food have a direct effect on our health. If we feel guilty about […]

How To Master The Art Of Hormone Maintenance

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If you’ve come to the realization that your hormones are out of whack, don’t freak out. There’s a lot you need to do for hormone maintenance — I prefer “maintenance” to “balance” — before you consider hormone replacement. The very first step to keep in mind through this process is that there isn’t one single […]

The Right Food for a Busy Life – Great Video!

The Right Food for a Busy Life

Agni: The Key to Good Digestion

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In a day and age in which many people struggle with digestive disturbances, it is important to introduce the Ayurvedic concept of agni. Gluten intolerance, candida, food allergies, bloating, gas, brain fog, fatigue and more can all be connected to an imbalanced agni. Agni, which is the Sanskrit word for fire, refers to our ability […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Changing Eating Habits One Step at a Time

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For a while now, I’ve been wanting to eat a lot healthier and cut out junk and processed foods. Most of you know how difficult it is! While I am not quite there yet (Girl Scout cookies keep calling my name!) I was thinking about something today. Although I am thin and cannot eat too […]

February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month

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Recovery is possible! Visit our page to find help for your eating disorder The Rapid Recovery Narrative “True love is deeply caring for yourself; only then, can you be fully available to love others deeply” Allison Stuart Kaplan I used to have anorexia, but I’m better now. I’ve heard that phrase countless times. In our […]