Holiday Ugh? How To Survive And Thrive During The Holidays

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“If you think you are enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” ~ Ram Dass It’s that time of year again! While many of us can appreciate and enjoy the tradition and festive cheer, not all of the feelings that arise during this season are festive. What is it about the holidays that can […]

15 Simple Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Life

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Every day, we’re exposed to toxins, from our food, water and air! Our body therefore, has a built in, efficient detoxification system which works 24/7, through our liver, gut, skin, kidneys and lungs. The liver, our main filtration system, has two detoxification phases, and each is very important. The Phase 1 pathway leads to the […]

The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Daily Yoga

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Daily Yoga: The Key to a Healthy Life Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, but just in the past decade it has become extremely popular in America. So what’s the big deal? While that’s a loaded question, we have some answers for you. Here are the top five reasons you […]

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

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Losing weight is confusing enough without all the gimmicks and conflicting advice, but what’s the deal when your weight loss efforts suddenly stall? Vibrant health, a strong build, and effortless weight management are a natural outcome when hormone levels are healthy. However, there are many lifestyle factors that can impact our hormones and keep us […]

H2O, Hydration & More: The Healthy Wonders of Water

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If you’re looking for a simple way to unwind from your stress-filled life, try this: drink a glass of water. Sound too easy? The link between water and stress reduction is well documented. All of our organs, including our brains, need water to function properly. If you’re dehydrated, your body isn’t running well — and […]

H2O, Hydration & More: 7 Wonders of Water

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Stay Slimmer With Water Trying to lose weight? Water revs up metabolism and helps you feel full. Replace calorie-filled beverages with water, and drink a glass before meals to help you feel fuller. Drinking more water helps amp up metabolism – especially if your glass is icy cold. Your body must work to warm the […]

Connecting with Our ‘Soul Sadness’

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Marge, a woman in our meditation community, was in a painful standoff with her teenage son. At fifteen, Micky was in a downward spiral of skipping classes and using drugs, and had just been suspended for smoking marijuana on school grounds. While Marge blamed herself — she was the parent, after all — she was […]

Understand Your Power

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It is said that if we knew how powerful our thoughts were, we wouldn’t have any negative thoughts! We are energy, bottom line. Yoga teaches us how to clear out the stress from our body, nervous system and mind, among other layers. When we carry less stress, we can focus on releasing old emotions and […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

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Alzheimer’s isn’t inevitable. Many experts now believe you can prevent or at least delay dementia — even if you have a genetic predisposition. Reducing Alzheimer’s risk factors like obesity, diabetes, smoking and low physical activity by just 25 percent could prevent up to half a million cases of the disease in the United States, according […]

Stressed? Here’s A 5-Minute Fix

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Increasingly over the past couple of years, I’ve been having outbreaks of hives and itchy skin. I finally sat down with an allergist, who gave it to me straight. I am allergic to pineapples, apples, and — get this — anything that touches my skin. Anything that rubs, scratches or irritates my skin will create […]