5 Mindfulness Practices for a More Positive Day
Mindfulness can do your mind and body a world of good!
So much of our lives are spent hurrying around—from home to work, from one task to another, to lunch and back, then back home to enjoy a few minutes of time with family before bed. All that “hurrying” can often consume our attention, so much that we fail to be aware of what’s going on around us...
4 Tips to Sleep Better
By Dr. Robert Silverman
Sleep experts say we should get seven to nine hours each night. But as many as one-third of Americans sleep for less than six hours regularly. Athletes, in particular, require sufficient sleep — not only to recover between games or workout but to improve their overall performance, as well. Whether you’re an athlete or not, here’s how you can start getting...
How Stress Affects Your Metabolism and 3 Stress Reduction Tips [A NEW STUDY]
We have all felt the effects of an incredibly stressful day - for some of us that means sugar cravings, others reach for something salty. Some of us just want to crawl under a blanket and hide, while others go into overdrive and power through whatever is causing the stress. Stress causes negative moods, lower willpower, and even reduces your immune...
7 Simple Tips for a More Mindful Life
Mindfulness isn’t just a buzzword that’s become popular among Yoga practitioners and self-help gurus; it’s a lifestyle practice that can help you to be much more self-aware.
The practice is all about nonjudgmental awareness of the moment, which helps you to recognize your feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and reactions. You’ll find mindfulness makes it...
A Proven Way to Reduce Stress Permanently [NEW STUDY]
Meditation was once seen as a “fad”, something that people only practiced after coming back from mystical or spiritual retreats in Asia. It was a novelty at best, and in some cases, downright mocked or rejected because of its origins in Buddhism, Hinduism, and other Eastern religions.
Now, thankfully, Western culture grown a lot more enlightened to...
Gut Health and Autism: Another Link Between Your Gut and Your Brain [NEW STUDY]
In the last few years, more and more studies have been providing conclusive evidence that your intestinal health is directly linked to cognitive performance and many other internal functions. For example, healthy gut activity can promote better muscular growth, better cardiovascular function, and even better skin health. A properly functioning digestive...
Are You Eating for Good Mental Health?
We’ve all heard the stories of how people who drastically change their diet feel better in both mind and body. For example, those with gluten intolerance claim that they feel more alert and energized now that their bodies are no longer struggling to digest gluten. Those with sensitivity to lactose notice that their digestive system is more responsive...
The Simple Secret to Better Memory: HIIT
It’s said that one of the surefire signs of getting older is having a hard time remembering things. Lapses in memory are very common as we age—we may forget where we left our keys, our wallet, or, God forbid, our pants. The delicate structure of our brain means that diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s can cause permanent memory losses and impair
Stress: Is it Worse for Your Health than Junk Food?
There are a lot of things in our lives that can cause stress: our jobs, money problems, health issues, relationships, nutrition and wellness, lack of sleep, and the list goes on. It’s estimated that roughly 77% of the U.S. population regularly experience physical symptoms as a result of their stress.
The Navy Seal Approach on How to Develop Mental Toughness
Success is ONLY possible if you have the mental toughness to stick it out when your motivation, inspiration, and desire fades.
When you start out doing something new—a diet, workout, job, hobby, whatever—you're interested and excited, so it's easy to get into it. Over time, however, your interest fades and it begins to feel more and more like hard work....