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
There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur... Read more
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
We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you... 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
Hi,I am new to this site. Loves all the fitness videos, how can I "save to favorites" on the videos I'll like so that I can easily access them vs searching every time that I login?
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I am new to this site but have been increasing my activity and making better food choices for about 6 months. I have lost 23 lbs so far...I wasn't counting calories before and am finding it difficult to stay within the calories allotted. Did most of... Read more
TI am just getting started again too. I have about 20 lbs to lose. I'm looking for a small group to set some daily food and activity goals that I can check in with daily. Share how we are doing and work together. Anyone interested?... Read more
521 I will be 54 next month, though my 22 year old daughter and her friends say I look and act much younger. I was recently laid off from my job of nearly 23 years and have recently had to accept a much lower paying position. My husband hasn't worked... 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
The Gabriel Method Morning Visualization (MP3) has been very helpful to me the past three months. The link to download the morning meditation is http://www.TheSheilaShow.com/Gabriel/gift .
You can also get a free download of the evening meditat... Read more
Hard to believe I stopped posting about meditation on April 5, but I’m finally ready to finish the 8 weeks.
For those of you new to Michael’s class, I recommend reading that blog, to those of you who’ve followed me on my journey, here’s the next... Read more
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