Healthy Habits to Help You Live Your Best Life

Getting back in shape and starting to eat right can be a challenge. Healthy habits can sometimes seem very foreign and making those changes can feel like you are losing a lifestyle you love. Here are some considerations you could have when you are in need of a change  Try these healthy habits to live your best life Adopt Healthy Eating Habits Begin by adopting healthy eating habits. You don’t need a formalized meal plan to get started. Instead, just take baby steps toward eating better. Actions like eating more fresh fruits and vegetables or eating more whole grains than…

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5 Lesser Known Facts About Meditation

Meditation has been around for centuries, but most people know very little about the benefits of this practice. That's partly because most of the major studies on meditation have been done in the 21st century. But also, there are always new and fascinating facts to discover about this ancient practice. Meditation has become more essential today due to our high-pressure lifestyle. As more studies are showing surprising facts about meditation, more and more people are opening their minds to confirm why meditation is a powerful practice, one that helps us to master states of the human mind. As we learn…

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How To Find The Perfect Meditation Retreat For You

Life is like walking on the egg shells with a smile on the face. You cannot back off from the stressful moments and the curve balls thrown at you. Responsibilities, forced choices, and relationships are some of the areas of your life that constantly needs assurance, attention, and admiration. Seems hectic right? We all live different lives - some people live for themselves and some immolate for the needs of others, but that does not guarantee reduced expectations and problems. What stresses you out and what you do to keep that anxiety at bay? We all know that tripping over…

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3 Dental Benefits From Yoga You Need To Know

There is no doubt that practicing yoga delivers numerous health benefits to its practitioners. Some of those benefits are obvious; yoga helps to tone and shape our muscles and improve our posture. Yoga has been used for centuries and people today are becoming more aware of all the benefits that yoga provides. There are many varieties of yoga. However, all practices of yoga do have something in common. The practice of yoga focuses on using correct posture and breathing techniques. These aspects encourage practitioners to be mindful of their bodies, their breath and their stress levels. The more you practice…

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Meditation and CBD: What’s the Connection?

Long working hours, illnesses, deadlines, relationships, divorces, finances, politics…all these are part of the modern lifestyle. The number of people suffering from chronic stress and anxiety is constantly increasing. According to the American Institute of Stress, 73% of people regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress, and 33% of them feel they are living with extreme stress.  Stress isn't a medical condition, which means that there is no specific treatment for it. However, there are certain medications which can help to manage or reduce the symptoms of stress:   Antidepressants (if you're suffering from anxiety or depression) Minor tranquilizers or…

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Why CBD and Yoga Go Together

We’re all aware that yoga and meditation [1] are both excellent ways to keep us healthy. But most of us lack the discipline and motivation it takes to engage in those activities. Life gets in the way, and we tend to prioritize other important things over the things that should get done. There are so many factors contributing to this lack of motivation; our schedules are overloaded, we’re chasing career goals, juggling responsibilities, and squeezing in a little extra time to pursue our hustles and hobbies. Adding any additional activity to your lifestyle can be arduous and overwhelming, but if…

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Addiction Recovery and the Connection to Self

When you recover from addiction, there are fundamental needs that must be met in order for you to grow in recovery and as a person. The most important need that must be met is a connection with yourself. As human beings, we need to feel a sense of love and belonging to oneself and to others. When you are connected to a person, a hobby, a lifestyle or even a Higher Power, you are immersed in the present moment. When connected to the present moment, you create joy and passion for living. When you are connected to others, it fosters…

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Mindful Recovery Addiction To Rewire An Addicted Brain

It’s a well-known fact that substance abuse takes control over the brain's pleasure centers. It causes a shortcut to the brain’s reward system as a huge amount of dopamine is released. The brain needs to close off its dopamine receptors as it gets unnatural and dangerous amount of dopamine from outside. Unfortunately, over some time, it gets much more difficult to feel pleasure as the brain itself stops producing enough dopamine. It works this way because hippocampus creates memories of the immediate sense of pleasure, and the amygdala forms a conditioned response to such stimuli as drugs. Certain triggers, like…

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The Main Stages Involved in Hypnotherapy For Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight without going under the knife, weight loss hypnotherapy could be the answer you’re looking for. It is the perfect compliment to weight loss meditation.  With around two thirds of Brits claiming to be on a diet at any one time, and a weight loss industry that’s worth a staggering £2 billion, it’s safe to say that we’re a nation of dieters. However, our efforts to lose weight and keep it off are often less than successful, and many of us are looking for a more effective and sustainable weight loss solution. Here's Why You…

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Fight Your Depression with These 5 Powerful Spiritual Journeys 

Depression is fast becoming one of the most abundant mental health disorders on the planet. With our growing amount of work and life stress that we now face every single day, it is not hard to see why. As a direct result of this stress, we really are in the midst of what can only be described as a depression epidemic – and something needs to change. To put it simply, we need to heal. And one of the best way to do that is with some powerful spiritual healing techniques. For instance, we can use mediation for depression. And…

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You Should Probably Try These Meditations For Self Actualization Today

If you want to reach your highest self, I've got five meditations for self actualization that will help you to get there.  The term “self actualization” was coined by psychologist Abraham Maslow in the 1950s. It means to achieve fulfilment of our highest needs. Fulfilling these needs, Maslow said, leads an individual to achieve their ultimate purpose, to self realisation. [1] When you achieve self actualization you will essentially achieve your purpose in life.  But how do you get there? There are five meditations for self actualization that can help you to get there. I'll share the meditations below (you might…

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How To Train Your Imagination—Exercises To Hit Your Creative Peak

I've just finished some seriously powerful imagination exercises. I do them every day. You should too. Why? Because your imagination is your most powerful tool.   Think about it.  Without imagination we wouldn't have any of the creations that hold up 21st Century society.  When you train your imagination you massively increase your creativity levels (read: How To Increase Creativity) So how do you improve your imagination? Exercises can help. There are many ways to train your mind (Read: 10 Mind Training Techniques To Try). And there are some excellent exercises for imagination, as I'll share below.  For thousands of years…

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