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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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Don’t Let Toxins Ruin Your Holidays!

by Jennifer Rowe November 28th, 2014| Mind & Body
In today’s fast paced, crazy world, even the healthiest of people can sometimes get out of balance, and the most common place in our body to suffer is our stomach and bowels. Things can sometimes get overwhelming with work, kids, social activities and with the holidays coming up; well
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Herbs for Winter Fitness

by Jennifer Rowe November 21st, 2014| Mind & Body
 Winter is soon upon us! Now, you would think this would either drive people inside, or make them stop their fitness routine altogether, but most people just keep on going. It’s easy to stay inside where it is warm and there is a lot of delicious food to be
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Ayurveda Health Benefits

by Jennifer Rowe November 14th, 2014| Mind & Body
When it comes to all things healthy, natural and staying in balance with both mind and body, I always turn to Ayurveda for the best natural home remedies. I have been having trouble with sore and achy muscles lately, and was looking for some way to ease the pain.
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Exercise on a Regular Basis

by Kimberly Hays November 7th, 2014| Mind & Body
Getting regular exercise may not seem like a holistic to tip to some, but the  benefits of a regular exercise routine, even just walking daily, are definitely a way to naturally help your body in many ways. It not only helps keep your body fit, your bones strong, and
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Wind Down the Day with a Little Stretch

by MPK October 24th, 2014| Mind & Body
During the warm days of late spring, summer, and early fall, I try to add a short evening walk to my schedule a few times a week.  This isn't done as a cardio workout but rather as a way to switch from the busy pace of work to the
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Reduce Your Stress Levels

by Kimberly Hays April 18th, 2014| Mind & Body
Stress can drain you mentally, and it can also be the cause of serious illnesses. It is important to get regular exercise, which will help to lower high stress levels, but there are other things you can do in addition to this. When stressed, stop what you are doing
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Breathe, Breathe in the Air

by James Maynard April 11th, 2014| Mind & Body
Breathing during exercise may seem simple. After all, we breathe all of our lives, and usually don't even think about it. But, during a workout, proper breathing techniques are vital to ensure an adequate amount of oxygen comes into your body, and waste gases are expelled.

Holding a breath during
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Healthy Diet, Unhealthy Weight?

by James Maynard April 4th, 2014| Mind & Body
Many women with healthy diets still struggle with weight issues. An unhealthy self-image causes many women to feel like they need to be thinner, even if they don't need to lose weight. For those with an unhealthy diet, it is often easy to adopt better eating and lifestyle habits
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Don’t Wait for New Year’s Resolutions

by Kimberly Hays December 4th, 2013| Mind & Body
Each New Year’s Eve the majority of the population of the US makes a resolution to stop or start doing something, and most often it is to start exercising or exercising more. Usually by the end of the month, these resolutions are less than a faded memory and we

Finding a Workout Buddy for Motivation

by Kimberly Hays October 17th, 2013| Mind & Body
A workout buddy can help you stay on track and keep you on a tight workout schedule. Your buddy should have similar goals, and should be around your same age and fitness level. Choosing someone to be your gym buddy isn't something to take lightly. Remember that you want

Why Build Core Strength?

by Lori Sciame August 16th, 2012| Core, Mind & Body, Strength Training
Having a strong core is more important than most people realize.  If you have a strong core, not only exercise, but every day activities, can be done with more ease.  In addition, your balance and stability will be much better.  Read on to learn more about reasons to build

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