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Tuesday Meditation Tip - Warmup before Meditating

<b>Tuesday Meditation Tip - Warmup before Meditating</b><br>While doing a meditation for anxiety or stress relief, it can be challenging to maintain a relaxing posture when your joints, muscles and body are stiff. When you are uncomfortable, your mind tends to focus on being uncomfortable or you wind up shortening your meditation practice. As a result, whether you are doing a sitting meditation or a moving meditation, warming up your body, joints and muscles is a great way to relax beforehand. It allows …

Tuesday Holistic Lifestyle Tip - Take a Break! You deserve it.

<b>Tuesday Holistic Lifestyle Tip</b> - Take a Break! You deserve it.<br>Make yourself important in your life and take a break to do something for you. There are many options for taking a break. This is why I love the picture below (http://www.seekwithinyou.com/holistic-lifestyle-tips/369-take-a-break), which shows 50 ways to take a break. I am sure you can find at least one that you can do on a regular basis to relax. Alternatively, if you like variety, switch it up. I personally like to keep 3 "go-to" …

25 min of Deep Meditation Music for Healing, Stress Relief and Relaxation

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<i>Briar crafts botanical apothecary products in her TriBeCa studio, with a focus on organic botanicals, local honey and beeswax.</i><p>A simple batch of handmade lip balm is the perfect way to put a collection of tiny vintage and upcycled tins and jars to good use. A welcome companion at any time of the …

5 Grape Smoothies You Might Like More Than Wine

Check out some of the most delicious-looking grape smoothies on Instagram this week<p>There's a reason we heart grape smoothies—and it has nothing to do with our other favorite grape-based drink…<p>See, grapes are packed with antioxidants, which are proven to promote weight loss, protect your heart, and …

5 Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

Because those little things you do (or don't do) can totally add up<p>We're still obsessed with the news that Moscow city officials are offering their citizens the chance to pay their subway fare in squats—not actual money. So cool! But since most of us don’t live in Moscow, and it doesn't look like …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Get a full-body calorie-blasting burn without any equipment—anytime, anywhere<p>Ready to sweat, fit chicks?! Check out these supersets for a crazy intense all-over toning workout.<p><i>Women's Health</i> Senior Fitness Editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through these supersets. …

30 easy, not-cheesy ways to fall in love with your husband again

That guy whom you share the house with? He's the love of your life—remember? With the endless stress of daily responsibilities and getting the kids …

Relationships

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Pop Culture

Build an Attractive Pegboard Shelving System for Any Room

When you think of pegboards, you probably think of the ugly plywood and metal hook organization systems mostly relegated to garages and workshops. …

10 Foods That Fight Holiday Stress

Eat right, stress less. Sounds like a good deal, right? Especially during the holidays, when the last thing on your wish list is more stress. After …

The Strange Things That Happen to Your Body When You Switch Diets

Your belly doesn't cope well with change—in more ways than one<p>Every day, it seems there's a new "it" diet. But now there's a whole new reason not to try them all: It turns out, switching diets can drastically affect your intestinal health, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i>.<p>In …

This Book Will Change the Way You Eat

One ingredient at a time, Edward Behr will change the way you eat for the better, but you have to be willing to sit up, take notes, and take your …

24 Smart Ways To Reduce Tech-Induced Stress

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make</i> …

5 Ayurvedic tips for de-stressing

1/7<p>As if your calendar wasn’t packed enough with marathon end-of-year meetings and holiday cheer, there are those extra emotional triggers related to …

10 Apps To Relax Your Body And Mind

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Linda Bernstein<p>I need to relax. And so, my fellow 50-plus-ers, do you. Between our own Everest-size to-do list, phone calls from the kids asking if we can get their old trading card collections out of the attic and our parents asking us to help them download apps, we …

Best Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices of Ayurveda

Today, there are varieties of anti-inflammatory drugs available in the market. They promise to ease our pain and calm angry allergic reactions. While …

6 Tips On Handling Stress From A Reflexologist

Stress likes to creep up and linger -- and our fast-paced lifestyles and the holidays closing in isn't helping us get any calmer.<p>We confided in Lisa Chan, one of Los Angeles’ most popular reflexologists and holistic healers, to ask for some easy to use tips for when the stress just won't let …

Nature Is Good Medicine For Stress And Depression

If you're struggling with stress, anxiety, or worry, get back to nature, advise British health experts. The mental health charity Mind just released a report showing scientifically backed findings on the mental health benefits of "ecotherapy" - programs designed to promote well-being through …

7 Gadgets to Create a Relaxing At-Home Spa

DIY Spa Gadgets<p>1. Massage Chair<p>2. Body Massager<p>3. Face Care<p>4. Flameless Candles<p>5. Towel Warmer<p>6. Aromatherapy Diffuser<p>7. Sound Machine<p>A few hours at …

How to Stay Healthy Even on Crazy-Busy Days

Working out takes time—so does preparing a healthy meal. But you can make both happen, even when things get hectic<p>Raise your hand if you wish there were more hours in a day. Hand up? You’re not alone. According to research presented last week at the Population Association of America’s annual …

7 Easy Steps To Take The Stress Out Of Travel

Travel can be a lot of fun, but it can also be exceptionally stressful. From getting lost to realizing you forgot to pack something super important, …

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10 Tips Everyone Can Use To Live A Healthier Life

It goes without saying that the start of 2014 marks the beginning of all the resolutions you set out to achieve for yourself and your loved ones. If …

Chiropractic Medicine

The Healing Power of Attention

Antony Sammeroff, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>What is attention? If you’re interested in spirituality you may have heard it called consciousness or …

5 Simple Steps To Immediate Happiness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Everything you do in life, everything you try to achieve, all the actions you take, all the dreams you pursue… you do, because you think it will make …

Forgiving and Letting Go When You Feel Resentful

<b>“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~Mahatma Ghandi</b><p>My childhood was in many ways a nice childhood. I feel like …

Positive Thinking

What Everyone Needs To Know About Their Chakras

Each of the seven chakras are governed by spiritual laws, principles of consciousness that we can use to cultivate greater harmony, happiness, and …

Spirituality

Let It Be: Using Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety and Depression

<b>“Perhaps many things inside you have been transformed; perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone important changes</b> …

Using Mindfulness to Create Real Happiness at Work

Mindfulness went mainstream at healthcare benefits company, Aetna, some time ago. The company even took part in clinical trials using mindfulness and yoga (Viniyoga) workplace programs, to help individuals better deal with stress at work.<p>At the Wisdom 2.0 Business Conference in New York City this …