Looking Ahead With Lauren: Why Confusion is Sometimes BS

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I can’t tell you how many times in my life I’ve said I felt confused. You may feel confused when learning something new (this is pretty legitimate, but you can always try harder and try learning it a different way), confused about your love life or career, or confused about where you’re going in life. […]

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 […]

Gotta Lotta Vata?

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As the cool chill of winter descends, do you find yourself more anxious, flighty, or forgetful than usual? It may be more than the holiday frenzy that’s got you feeling frantic—it could be that your vata dosha is out of balance. The most likely of the doshas to slip out of balance in any season, […]

Start Your Winter Detox Now With Early Spring Cleaning – Mind, Body & Home

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It’s mid-January and my boots have officially been shelved and flip flops are the only thing you’ll be seeing me wearing. If  ”Fit Flops” worn with socks aren’t your thing then I have several suggestions to help lighten your load. (Colorful stripes and bright patterned socks are the look for spring. Check out these fun new […]

Use Your Brain: Cancer Prevention And Your Mind

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Cancer is one of the scariest words in our dictionary. It can strike with no warning and it affects people of every gender, race, age, height and weight. Marathon runners and couch potatoes get cancer. Vegans and junk food lovers get cancer. It may seem impossible to stop. You can turn the odds in your […]

Dos and Don’ts for a Healthy Brain

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Follow these tips to help keep your brain and your body vibrant and healthy throughout your life… Do: Exercise your body regularly and get involved in physically active leisure pursuits Keep your mind exercised! Engage in active learning throughout life and pursue new experiences Stay socially engaged with friends, family and community groups Maintain a […]

Exercise Your Brain With A Game Today!

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Studies have shown that keeping your brain challenged and engaged can actually help to prevent Alzheimer’s. Try games like crossword puzzles that work both the visual and language areas of your brain while combining decision-making and motor coordination. You can also try brain games like the card below. As fast as you can, read out […]

Inexpensive Apps To Keep Your Mind Sharp

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Seems like everyone these days has an iPhone, iPod, iPad, Blackberry, or other smartphone. We all love our various Apps to help us find our parking spots, remember our passwords, play music, and of course…play games! What if we told you there were tons of fun and inexpensive Apps to play that helped you keep […]

The Mental Science Of Aging – Is It All In Your Head?

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Do you ever notice that you may sometimes spend a little too much thought time or energy on worrying about your aging process? I have to admit that I have been guilty of that, and with our youth-obsessed culture – thanks to our American media, its not hard to have that happen! Well, researchers are […]

How Do You Keep Your Brain Sharp?

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Tips to Enhance Brain Power Wondering what you can do to maintain your mental edge? We asked some razor-sharp women to reveal their secrets. Get inspired by their words of wisdom, and then share your own tips for improving your brain’s health in our discussion. Reinvent the To-Do Go visual. I make a list of […]