Eight Ways to Stop Overspending Now

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Do you ever look at your bank account and wonder, “Where did it all go?” The most challenging client for a financial advisor is someone who can’t get out of his or her own way, whether it’s acting like they are the expert or perpetuating bad money habits. I had one like that. She meant […]

Kundalini Yoga for Sleep

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(Editor’s Note: It’s hard to beat Kundalini yoga for sleep support. Nihal Singh shares some of Yogi Bhajan’s recommendations on how to use Kundalini yoga to support your sleep.) We have all been there before when you are lying in bed and cannot fall asleep. You toss and turn for what feels like hours. You […]

Cravings Are Not The Enemy

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Why is it so hard to tame your cravings? Why do we want to tame them? Most of us view cravings as a sign of weakness or flawed willpower, but in reality they are vital messages the body sends us in order to start a dialogue with ourselves. We should not ignore these messages! We […]

Cravings: Friend or Foe?

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We’re quick to vilify cravings and aim to crush those pesky urgings as quickly as they rear their ugly heads with herculean will power. But if you descend into the heart of your cravings, you’ll find that they’re vital messages that are key to unlocking your body’s optimal vitality… Cravings Are Not the Enemy Why […]

What is a Gluten-Free Diet?

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A Gluten-Free Diet is a diet that is avoiding gliadin, the protein offender in gluten. Gluten is found in all forms of wheat, common cereal grains and also in rye, oats and barley. Wheat also includes semolina, durum, spelt, triticale, and kamut. Being on a gluten-free diet is not just the avoidance of bread and […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: On Change

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I will start off with one of my favorite quotes of all time from the show “Everwood”. Does anyone remember that show? I used to be obsessed with it! It is a bit long, but great to think about… “The more things change, the more they stay the same. I’m not sure who the first […]

Ayurveda – Understanding Your Constitution

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Ayurveda literally means the knowledge of life. It is the world oldest wholistic healing system still in use today. The ancient principles of Ayurveda originated in India more than 5000 years ago. They have been passed down as a sacred oral tradition and within the Vedas- the oldest scriptures known to humankind. The essence and […]

Natural Treatments for Infertility

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Over the last 20 years, we have become more aware of the many challenges couples face in getting pregnant. Individuals are marrying later in age and couples are waiting longer to have children. In addition, Environmental toxins and our own diet can have direct impact on our health and trying to conceive. From a western […]