Healthy Body

How to Use Mindfulness for Pain Relief

  |   Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Chronic Pain Collection, Healthy Body, Meditation, Mind & Body, Mindfulness   |   No comment

♠   A mindfulness research pioneer offers his wisdom (and a guided meditation) on utilizing simple mindfulness techniques to help manage and relieve chronic pain. ↵ Mindfulness both as a formal meditation practice and as a way of being in wise relationship with your experience as life is unfolding moment...

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Ayurvedic Remedies for Respiratory Disorders

  |   Ayurveda, Healthy Body, Respiratory Health   |   No comment

♣   Ayurveda offers us potent healing modalities for all kinds of respiratory conditions. Which of these are in your medicine cabinet?   In Ayurveda, there are 16 srotas, or channels of the body, similar to the nadis of the yogic tradition. The srotas are physical and energetic passages that flow throughout the body,...

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5 Ayurvedic Ways to Lower Heat in the Body

  |   Ayurveda, Body Awareness, Digestion, Health Awareness, Healthy Body   |   No comment

  ♠ Ever feel overheated, despite cool weather? Your Pitta dosha may have been aggravated. Have you ever felt heat in your body despite cold weather outside? Have you felt annoyed and agitated for seemingly no reason? Has your skin’s texture or quality changed after eating certain kinds...

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Core Exercises Every Runner Should Do

  |   Exercise, Exercise and Fitness, Healthy Body, Healthy Life Style, Life In General   |   No comment

    It’s no secret that the best way to improve your running is to run more. The rule of training specificity still applies—you practice what you’re looking to improve.   There’s no way around that.   But that doesn’t mean other workout plans don’t have a place in your training program....

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Food as Medicine: 3 Types of Mushrooms That Boost Health

  |   Healthy Body, Healthy foods, Mushrooms, Superfoods   |   No comment

With their abundant nutritional and medicinal properties, mushrooms are now considered a superfood—and there’s no reason you shouldn’t add a variety of these nutritional superheroes to your plate.     In the scientific world, fungi have their own kingdom. Welcome to it.   Mushrooms are not a plant, and not...

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Ayurveda for Inflammation

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Every choice we make, everything we do, is either inflammatory or anti-inflammatory. Try Ayurveda for inflammation. ◊   Inflammation is the word on everyone’s wellness radar. It’s the mystery symptom associated with a host of health conditions, including cancer, heart disease, asthma, dermatitis, and arthritis. Multiple studies have...

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Yoga for SIBO

  |   Digestion, Healthy Body, Yoga   |   No comment

In addition to diet and medicine, yoga can help treat the overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine.     Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is when good bacteria, which is supposed to be in one part of the intestines, migrates up to the wrong place (the small...

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