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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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Alleviating Holiday Stress - Self-Care Health Trending 

Alleviating Holiday Stress – Self-Care

Let’s begin this holiday season putting ourselves at the fore-front of everything that we do. Yes, you read that correctly! I know, this doesn’t sound at all like holiday cheer does it? But how many times in the past have we said yes to something and then been mad or displayed passive/aggressive behavior…. “I’ll go… but unconsciously be witchy about it!” Or “I’ll do that…” but then give the silent treatment or cold shoulder to another. Let’s not do that this year. We began September this year unveiling an awareness…

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5 Spookylicious Yoga Poses Trending Yoga 

5 Spookylicious Yoga Poses

For all those of you who love yoga, this article will be a great idea for a fun yoga session. If you feel like being silly around Halloween here is the perfect thing you can do. You can incorporate these crazy fun yoga poses imitating animals we usually talk about around Halloween. It is a great way to celebrate the day but also to burn extra calories. Here are 5 toga poses that will make you feel like a child again!

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Relax & Sleep Well with Hypnosis, An Alternative to Meditation Healing Health Meditation Trainings Trending 

Relax & Sleep Well with Hypnosis, An Alternative to Meditation

A healthy human lifestyle contains a good amount of sleep. If someone is not sleeping well or has prolonged periods of disrupted sleep, there will be serious health effects or the individual may experience various unhealthy consequences. Disrupted sleep for a long time can also lead to several types of chronic or serious health conditions like high blood pressure and heart disease. That’s because mind-body techniques for example guided imagery, hypnosis and guided meditation for a sleeping disorder are made to alter sleep patterns for the better. Hypnosis and guided…

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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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How to cultivate inner peace in the midst of chaos in Las Vegas Massacre

What happened in Las Vegas is devastating. Do human lives matter that little? How can you decide to just fire your weapon without wondering what would happen? How many lives will be destroyed? How many families will be torn apart? Where is the inner peace in people and when did we become this angry? “In the past, terror attacks or mass murder incidents, motive was made very clear — very clear in most of those cases by a note that was left, by a social media post, by a telephone…

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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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