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How to survive the holiday stress Health Lifestyle Meditation Trainings Trending 

How to survive the holiday stress

Everyone feels so stressed during the holidays. People try too hard to make everything perfect and buy the perfect gifts forgetting that this is the time to enjoy with the family on a cozy night. Meditation is one helpful tip that will guide you through the holiday season and make your everyday life easier. Find the perfect position To get a successful meditation or yoga time you must find what position works best for you. It means you can lay on you back or you can sit in a position…

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Ask… (Holiday Self-Care) Lifestyle Trending 

Ask… (Holiday Self-Care)

This morning I was asking a friend for some advice on soliciting corporate sponsors to help finance the promotion of Self-Care Awareness Month, September each year. We were discussing what to put in a letter and at the very end he added, “Ask for what you want.” That question gave me pause for thought. “What is it that I do want,” not only in my professional but personal life as well? Recently I read some statistics on why people made their last donation. Overwhelmingly, the answer was because they were…

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Using Yoga For High Blood Pressure Health Lifestyle Trending Yoga 

Using Yoga For High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a serious condition that an estimate 1 in 3 American adults face, whether they know it or not. Left undiagnosed or untreated, damage to vital organs such as the heart and kidneys can occur. While the high blood pressure diagnosis is usually given when your blood pressure reaches the 140/90 range over multiple office visits, it’s beneficial to take 130/80 as a warning sign to begin taking action.. Alongside prescribed blood pressure treatments, many lifestyle changes and activities are proven to assist in blood pressure control…

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How Mindfulness Has Transformed My Life Healing Health Lifestyle 

How Mindfulness Has Transformed My Life

Talking about how some things can be life-changing has turned in a bit of a cliché already. There are literary hundreds of articles about strategies and new age approaches that can help you get a fresh start. When it comes to mindfulness, however, I believe that it’s one of the most powerful practices and its effectiveness has been proven many times already. Mindfulness is a pretty simple concept. It focuses on being attention-driven and open to the opportunity that appears in your life here and now. As a mindful individual,…

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What to do in times of sorrow… Self-Care! Health Lifestyle Trending 

What to do in times of sorrow… Self-Care!

With so much sadness in the world, hurricanes, earthquakes, needless shootings and young talent dying, we can find ourselves in a major funk! What’s this world coming to? It can be a really difficult thing to wrap our heads around. We simply can’t make sense of it all. But maybe we’re not supposed to. Certainly we have to process and grieve but we don’t have to get stuck there. “How can I not?” you say. The late Wayne Dyer said,  “You CANNOT get sick enough, to heal one person on…

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Sustaining the Balance: A Self-Help Health Lifestyle Trending 

Sustaining the Balance: A Self-Help

Being a species belongs to Homo sapiens can be a difficult balancing act. It is not easy to get weighed down by the pressures of career, academics and social life. If personal problems are piled on top of these pressures, you can feel astounded and lose your balance. Personal problems that an individual may encounter in his or her life: Loneliness and Isolation Financial Pressures Pressures from Family Medical Problems Recent or Past Sexual or Physical Assault Discrimination How to cope with these problems? Work smart, live smart Would you…

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Walking a Mile in Another Man’s Shoes – Seeing a New Perspective Health Lifestyle Trending 

Walking a Mile in Another Man’s Shoes – Seeing a New Perspective

This weekend I found myself wanting to make some cash and to do something fun. So I got on over to Craigslist and under the Help Wanted, Events, I found a gig as a cashier at a carnival about an hour away. I had applied on Friday and the position had been filled, but early Saturday I received a call and the position was offered to me. YES! Sounded like fun and I’ve always wanted to go to Wilcox, where the Apple Orchards are and it’s even apple season. Super Cool! Twelve…

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Calming and Focusing the Restless Mind with Yoga Health Lifestyle Trending Yoga 

Calming and Focusing the Restless Mind with Yoga

The Dance Breathe. I listen to the mantra, adjust my sitting position, and let the sound wash over my consciousness. I’m hungry. I bring my mind back to the mantra and the soft, beautiful music accompanying it. I feel sleepy. I begin to softly repeat the mantra, just loud enough for me to hear: “Gopala-Govinda-Rama-MadanaMohana,” The mantra rolls off my tongue; my shoulders begin to relax. Again, I say the mantra: “Gopala-Govinda-Rama-MadanaMohana. ” I wonder if it will rain today? Do I need to water the garden? And so, my…

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Are you Neglecting an Important Health Issue in Your Life? Health Lifestyle Trending 

Are you Neglecting an Important Health Issue in Your Life?

What do you think is one of the most neglected areas in our personal lives? If you guessed taking care of ourselves, you are correct. For the most part, we do a really nice job taking care of others, our families, significant others, jobs, animals, volunteering, and jobs, just to name a few. But when it comes to taking care of ourselves, we either put it on the back burner for when we have extra time, or we simply think it’s selfish and neglect it completely.     I know……

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5 Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Get Your Life in Shape Now Lifestyle Trending 

5 Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Get Your Life in Shape Now

As a fully trained and celebrated martial artist, Bruce Lee was often feared by his competitors. His incredible speed and agility made him a force to be reckoned with. However, beyond his fighting skills was a wise and thoughtful man. Bruce Lee has often been credited as an icon for staying positive through quotes that have been shared across the Internet. Here are some of his most memorable quotes and how you can apply them to your everyday life. 1) “I’m not in this world to live up to your…

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