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26 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Meditation

By |2018-12-10T14:05:50+03:00April 27th, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

I have a confession to make… I know meditation is meant to be good for you but I don’t meditate every day. I go through cycles of meditating 20 minutes a day and then slowly ‘forget’ and slide into not meditating until I feel I need to — until I feel like crap. Sound familiar? But recently things have been different. For the last 30 days, I’ve meditated for 25 minutes in the morning, 25 minutes in the evening and taken multiple 5-minute mindfulness breaks throughout the day. I’ve

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3 Ways to Connect With Your Soul

By |2018-10-17T06:52:15+03:00March 8th, 2015|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Everyone talks about connecting with their soul or their higher self, but what does this really feel like? How do you know when you are connecting with your true essence on a deeper level? To discover your soul means to uncover your true inner being, understand your purpose and your passions and understand what makes you feel whole. Once you are aligned with your soul, you are able to live a more conscious, mindful life that will help you transcend the ego and allow you

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7 Types of Meditation: Which One Is Best for You?

By |2017-11-18T13:18:21+03:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Thousands of people have begun the journey of personal health. To achieve the maximum level of health one must eat well, exercise regularly, and improve their mental well-being. People struggle most often to improve their mental well-being because it is the most ambiguous and hardest to see tangible results. Meditation is the best way to mentally reduce stress and develop an air of peace and tranquility. The following are our seven favorite types of meditation: 1. Transcendental Meditation (TM) Maharishi, an advocate of Transcendental Meditation

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This Is Why Winter Yoga Should Become a Part of Your Life

By |2019-04-13T21:31:09+03:00January 17th, 2015|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

While many are picking up expensive gym memberships, and enrolling at name brand studios to get started on their new year's resolution. Here’s a tip, you don’t have to! Try winter yoga instead! Yoga is an incredibly beneficial exercise for your winter tune-up. No matter your age, ailments, or previous health issues, yoga can help you become fit without breaking your bank (or touching it at all) and is something you can do at home. What Is Yoga? Yoga focuses on bringing the body and

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Human and Brain Centers: Two Ways Of Knowing

By |2019-04-20T16:18:27+03:00October 27th, 2014|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The mind that does the thinking has to interact with the body and control it. The body is controlled via two brain centers. Let us consider a right-handed person, and make the necessary adjustments in terms of left-handed people. A person's right-hand controls fine detailed movement, such as writing, adjusting mechanisms, controlling tools, or doing anything, which requires sequential action as such. Whereas the left hand establishes an anchor point or reference point. It may hold on to something that we are working on, so

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The Mind-Body Connection and the Feldenkrais Method: How Exercise Can Improve Your Wellbeing

By |2019-03-29T00:43:17+03:00October 20th, 2014|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

We've all been there at some point or another; one day we try to get up from the bed and its system shutdown. A neck strain, or a back pain, or a nerve tugging in all the wrong places, or stiffness in the joints and muscles can start one day and go on forever, bringing down your mood and general health. Not to mention all the money going to examinations. But what if there was another way to listen to your body and understand what

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Is Pain Real or Is It All In Your Head? Neuroscience Explains

By |2019-03-12T14:20:14+03:00August 24th, 2014|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

“Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air. We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind against our faces.” ~C. Joybell Do you remember growing up, going to the doctor’s office to get a vaccine shot —only to be crippled by the thought of having a sharp needle

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7 Ways That Yoga has Helped Me

By |2019-01-16T01:59:04+03:00August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

After dealing with anxiety for as long as I can remember, I have always looked for other ways to keep myself calmer. I really struggle to keep myself in the here and now at times, always worrying about things that haven’t happened yet. It’s been crippling at times as it’s not as easy to just “stop it”. Yoga has really helped me to center on the here and now. So I thought I’d jot down the 7 ways that yoga has helped me as hopefully,

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