The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
You are such an idiot! You’re a lazy, good for nothing being. What a fat blob you are, and you’ll always be one! It’s helpless. You’ll never lose weight. Why bother trying?
Wow, pretty harsh words. Could you imagine if so... Read more
What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an... Read more
This morning I looked out my kitchen window at the pouring rain, and thought, "Oh good, this rain will really help the grass grow."
My husband entered the room, and with disgust lamented, "What a miserable day!"
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Learn mindfulness of your eating habits. People often work out then use that to justify eating a whole pizza. You need to know why you eat, when you eat and what you eat. This awareness of food will propel you to a new level of health and well being... Read more
Mind Over Body?Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce lower-back pain.Researchers randomly assigned roughly 340 people with chronic lower-back pain to one of three groups:***Mindfulness-based stress reduction.... Read more
Do you have trouble just saying NO to your sweet tooth, or your Inner Couch Potato when s/he really wants to skip that exercise session you've got planned? Well, maybe NO isn't really the word you should be using.
Trying saying OM instead.
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A roundup of the healthy living stories making headlines this week. Minty chewing gums may not help people lose weightLive Science says that chomping on gum might backfire if you're trying to shed a few pounds. The minty breath fresheners make fr... Read more
Curing Depression with Mindfulness Meditation: A longer lasting solution to the spiral of sadness
By Danny Penman Ph.D.
"Imagine if you could cure depression with a therapy that was more effective and long-lasting than expensive drugs, and... Read more
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