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Enjoy the Great Outdoors for a Wellness Boost

by Marnie Bii February 27th, 2015| Mind & Body, Seasonal
As the sun starts to peek out behind the clouds, it's important to head outdoors as much as possible. Spending too much time inside can make you feel absolutely stir crazy. Heading outdoors for at least an hour a day can lift your mood, ease anxiety and give you
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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

by Suzanne Foglio February 25th, 2015| Mind & Body
Eating healthy doesn’t have to break your budget. With a little planning, you can eat well without breaking the bank.

Here are some tips for healthy eating on a budget:

Plan your menu ahead. A little organization goes a long way. Plan your menu and shopping list for the week.
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Revisiting Goals to Stay Inspired and Stress Less

by Kimberly Hays February 20th, 2015| Inspiration, Mind & Body
Everyone gets in a rut sometimes about exercising. It can feel repetitive, like it takes too much time, or that you are just plain tired from everything else going on in your life. In other words, life gets in the way, and you become overwhelmed. To stay inspired, you
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Drop the Comparisons, Everyone is Different

by Marnie Bii February 13th, 2015| Body & Image, Mind & Body
Forget the fruit comparison shapes of yesteryear, there are more than a dozen realistic body types recognized today. For that reason, it is important to realize that comparing your unique body type to others is a losing battle. Each shape gains, loses and carries weight differently to create a
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Benefits and Risks of Vaginoplasty

by Editorial Team February 3rd, 2015| Mind & Body
Vaginoplasty is a surgical procedure where the walls and the opening of the vagina are tightened to combat the loss of tone and firmness of the area due to changes in the body. The minor surgery is becoming more and more popular thanks to doctors and clinics like
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Mind Over Habit

by Gary Hays January 23rd, 2015| Body & Image, Mind & Body
According to the law of averages it takes 21 days to break a bad habit. Each day someone suppresses flicking their Bic on a fresh new cigarette, or biting chunks out of what’s left of their fingernails, they are 5% closer to achieving their goal of setting themselves free.

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Honor Your Strengths for a Better Body Image

by Marnie Bii January 16th, 2015| Mind & Body
Everyone has at least one feature that they truly accept and appreciate. Whether your favored feature is your beautiful eye color, strong calves or stunning fingernails, it is important to start your journey to self-acceptance there. Show yourself appreciation the same way you would offer compliments to a stranger,
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Exploring How Dehydration Makes You Feel Stressed

by Marnie Bii January 9th, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
If you feel constantly stressed, you might just need to drink a whole lot more water. After all, if you exercise regularly, you likely need more than the recommended eight glasses of water a day. When you don't fulfill that requirement, your body starts to feel incredibly stressed. Physical
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Keeping Your Sanity Through Stressful Times

by Marnie Bii January 2nd, 2015| Mind & Body, Seasonal
The busy holiday season was full of shopping trips and events that could slowly wear down your strength and stamina. Thankfully, you can take the following steps to mitigate the stress at any time with the following tips.

Take A Timeout

When dealing with stressful situations, or people, allow yourself to take
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A Dream Board for Inspiration

by Kimberly Hays December 26th, 2014| Inspiration, Mind & Body
In order to change your body, you must first be inspired in your mind. You have to find what inspires you to exercise and keep your body healthy. Pilates and yoga are designed for stretching your body, while easing your mind and the stresses of the day. For more
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Body Image: See Yourself in Your Ancestors

by Marnie Bii December 19th, 2014| Body & Image, Mind & Body
You would never look at someone else and see the flaws that you instantly see in yourself when you look in the mirror. The truth is that you're likely much harder on yourself than you would be of anyone else. Thankfully, you can use this outlook to your advantage
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Practicing Mindfulness for Stress Relief

by Marnie Bii December 12th, 2014| Mind & Body, Stress
Without actively figuring out what's really bothering you, blame often falls on minor frustrations that happen throughout the day. You might not even realize the bigger problem that's coloring your perceptions of the world until you blow up about something unimportant. Practicing mindfulness can reduce stress by allowing you

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