How do you breathe when you're feeling angry? How do you breathe when you're feeling happy? How about when you're feeling anxious? Or when you're feeling depressed? How about when you're in love? This is why talk therapy can be limited in its effects. We can't fight the mind with the mind so easily. But you can change
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Have you ever wanted to end the dieting rat race? She’ll help unravel the importance of eating, sleeping, and critical thinking in the process of developing a healthy mind, body & spirit.
Updated Feb 25, 2016 (Originally published Nov 28, 2012) A riddle for you. What's one thing that allows happiness to blossom, makes health flourish, and can make you cry like a puppy lost in the snow? You guessed it. Love! Okay, but enough about non-specifics. Your parents, teachers, and Sunday School teachers probably didn't do the
When they entered the room together, they radiated an aura of love for each other that made it hard not to watch them. A passion that sparkled. When I met Stacey and Paul Martino, I learned that they weren't newly-weds. They had been married for over 10 years, and were raising two children! Aren't people
Researchers report meditation benefits our mental health by reducing depression, anxiety and cognition. Studies show it increases gray matter in the brain in ways that helps you better control your thoughts and reactions. It might help you stave off dementia because your brain ages slower with regular meditation. Science also verifies that meditation benefits
The more we meditate, the less negativity we carry around. Any agitation that does arise, it resolves more quickly. Meditation helps us clean up our internal environment so that we can move through events more easily and with less (or no) stress.
I've been there too. I've given up on hopes and dreams. And I've regretted it. Thankfully, I've learned successful strategies that help me stay committed to worthwhile pursuits, even when it's really tough. This is why I'm writing to you. I don't want you to give up. I've learned that success is about strategy and
Do you ever find yourself repeating the mantra "I will not eat junk food. I will not eat junk food." Then, at your next social event, you're diving in at the dessert table. Or, you go home for the holidays to your loving - and maybe a tad crazy - family. You've worked on reforming
We spend half of our health trying to gain wealth. Then we spend half of our wealth trying to regain our health. This is not wise. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar While they aren't always mutually exclusive, when they are, it can present quite the challenge, which may look like this: I don't have time
By Rebecca Potter, MH When stress comes knocking on your door, what do you do? Hopefully you have a tried and true method to get your stress level down, since prolonged stress causes chronic disease and even kills! And it turns our nerves into raw uninsulated electrical wires that keep shorting out causing all sorts