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
Over the past 9 months, I have been caring for my mother who has stage IV lung cancer. I have gained just shy of 40 pounds. One day Mom fell. I called the for help to get her up and while we were waiting for the fire dept to arrive, I stood there... Read more
I am looking for accountabillybuddies! I'm 26, been avoiding taking my weight seriously, but I have to start choosing a healthier path every day. So here I go! Love to join forces with y'all so we can tackle this whole thing together.... 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 Iím finally ready to finish the 8 weeks.
For those of you new to Michaelís class, I recommend reading that blog, to those of you whoíve followed me on my journey, hereís the next... Read more
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