Three Tennis Lessons to Bring to Your Mindfulness Practice

5 Things You Can Do to Decrease Systemic Inflammation That Have Nothing to Do with Food

  |   Healing, Health, Health Awareness, Inflammation, Sleep   |   2 Comments

↓ “While dietary change is a great first line of defense, calming inflammation calls for a multi-faceted approach that delves into all aspects of lifestyle.”   When you’re looking to calm systemic inflammation—the kind of chronic, low-grade immune reaction that can wreak havoc on your health in all...

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Three Sensual Practices To Do With Your Partner Tonight (That Aren’t About Sex)

  |   Health, Health Awareness, Healthy Life Style, Romance   |   No comment

↓ “These three practices all have the key quality of inviting pleasure while reducing stress.”   Happy couples don’t necessarily have sex, but they definitely have intimacy. There are plenty of reasons a couple may not want to have penetrative sex—grief, stress, injury, or specific physical concerns that...

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Focusing on What Matters, Moment By Moment

  |   Heal, Health, Health Awareness, Healthy Mind, Meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness   |   No comment

  We in the modern West assume that the normal mind is a healthy one. But a "healthy mind" is still subject to many types of distress, including depression, anxiety, frustration, restlessness, boredom, and resentment. Only when such imbalances are excessive are we advised to seek...

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Three Emerging Insights About Happiness

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New research adds depth and complexity to our understanding of the major keys to living a happy and flourishing life. Last month, researchers from over 60 countries gathered at the International Positive Psychology Association’s 6th World Congress in Melbourne, Australia, to share cutting-edge insights on the science of...

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Leg Health Connects to Your Brain

  |   Brain, Grow, Health, Healthy Body, Healthy Life Style, Research   |   No comment

↓ Want to keep your noggin happy? Pump those legs! Boosting neurological health doesn’t depend solely on doing crossword puzzles and eating walnuts. A new study suggests that in order for neural cells to be produced in the brain, using the legs—especially in weight-bearing exercise—is vitally important. ↓ The...

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25 Amazing Benefits of Kefir (+5 Delicious Kefir Recipes)

  |   Health, Health Awareness, Healthy Habits, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy Recipes, Well-being, Wellness   |   1 Comment

↓ You may have come across the word kefir and wondered what it is, especially if you are not a health conscious individual. Well, kefir is a uniquely prepared dairy product known for its healing properties while also being an ‘original’ probiotic beverage. This cultured dairy product...

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