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Clean Eating Parfait Recipe

September 27th, 2014 - Leave a Comment
Clean Eating Parfait Recipe

Do you resist eating healthy desserts choices even though you know they will make you feel better? Down deep you may desire authentic living that you know involves maintaining a conscious diet; but you may think desserts that are good for you won’t satisfy your sweet tooth or will take too much time to prepare. …

Filed Under: Diet and Nutrition for Wellness

Calming Yoga Pose for Rest and Recovery

September 22nd, 2014 - 1 Comment
Clean Eating Parfait Recipe

Do you get the 3 pm slump? Or perhaps by mid afternoon you are feeling tight chested, short of breath, stressed or similar symptoms of anxiety. Looking for a fast, easy way to self care, breath and recenter?  Legs up the wall yoga pose (known in the Sanskrit as viparita karani) may be your answer. …

Filed Under: Movement and Exercise for Wellness

Mental Healing with Smiles, Sounds & Syllables

September 20th, 2014 - Leave a Comment
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Start your morning with some mind-body therapy with this mental healing exercise. You might like to try a couple of daily techniques that come from Chinese Healing traditions and that provide ongoing healthy vibrations for the body and mind. These practices require the ability to visualize and to willfully think about and focus on specific …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Positivity

Self Compassion Meditation 101: Part 2

September 15th, 2014 - Leave a Comment
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Self-Compassion 101 Part 1 offered tips on how to be more kind and caring toward yourself. These tips were suggested by researcher, Kristin Neff PhD. Neff confirms that by cultivating self-compassion and self-kindness, one’s motivation to live more fully increases and changes for the positive occur in the physiology of the body and mind. Below is …

Filed Under: Meditation Practice, Mental Health, Spirituality

Self Compassion Meditation 101: Part 1

September 13th, 2014 - Leave a Comment
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According to researcher, Kristin Neff PhD, humans have two systems. One is the old reptilian fight or flight system that releases cortisol and adrenaline and stress into the body. This system is necessary at times for physical survival, but when it is used for psychological survival it most often promotes dis-ease. Another, the mammalian care-providing system, …

Filed Under: Meditation Practice, Spirituality