Nutrition

The Old vs New Food Pyramid – Can It Get Any Better?

When exploring a topic for a Health and Wellness Circle I facilitate, I ran across some interesting information. The USDA...
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Stress Relief

Sleep, Rest, and Laughter

One of the best ways to combat stress is by getting enough sleep. Adults require between 7 and 8 hours...
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Meditation

Calm the Mind with Meditation

Meditation is one of the most effective ways to calm the mind. There are many benefits to having a regular...
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Be Present

Live in the Now

Worrying about the future is pointless. The majority of things we worry about never happen, so there is no reason...
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Be Present

Being Present

Being present means focusing all of your attention on the task or person in that moment. It requires giving your...
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Sugar

The Sugar Addiction

Sugar is the main cause of our obesity and diabetes epidemic today. Sugar is also refined and is highly addicting....
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Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine

Eating wholesome clean food provides a vast array of nutritional and health benefits. Eating clean may sound difficult, but it's...
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Universal Laws

Making Use of Universal Laws

We can all make use of Universal Laws or Principles to change our lives for good. When tuning into areas...
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Breathing

Breathing: The Life Force

Breathing is a necessary function of life and one that is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. In other words,...
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Alternative Medicine

Holistic and Natural

The focus of alternative medicine is on the whole being and doesn't look at an illness or ailment as an...
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Stress Relief

Stress Relief

Have you ever thought about what is causing you stress in your life? Some common causes of stress are: Financial...
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Brain Fitness

Maintaining A Healthy Brain

The human brain weighs a mere 3 pounds but is the most complex organ in the body. The brain controls...
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Fitness

Fitness

Fitness, or exercise, can often be a frightening word when faced with chronic or life-limiting illness. However, it doesn't have...
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Wellness

Optimal Wellness

What does optimal wellness mean to you? Sometimes, in the midst of chronic and life-limiting illness, optimal wellness is difficult...
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Rituals

Daily Rituals

Daily rituals encompass many activities and are specific to each individual. Rituals may also be called habits, and are those...
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Healing

Healing from Dis-Ease

There are many realms to healing…emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. Optimal wellness is all-encompassing of the healing in these areas...
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The Earth

Gaia

In Greek mythology, Gaia referred to Mother Earth, or Earth Goddess. There are many theories around the word Gaia, but...
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Intention

Intention and Attention

What is intention? It is the act of making a commitment and following through with it. Setting your intention is...
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Compassion

Loving-Kindness

Loving-kindness is simply being kind to self and others with love. Simple, yes? Sometimes, not so much. How often have...
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Heart, Mind, Body & Soul

Making the Connection

Connecting heart, mind, body, and soul requires a commitment to integrating regular rituals and practices into your daily life. Heart-Focused Breathing,...
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