Amy Holtz

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Are You Walking Your Mantra?

"A pure thought from a pure heart is better than a mantra." -- Sri Sathya Sai Baba<p>When I learned Transcendental Meditation years ago, I was given a mantra, which was a Sanskrit word to chant. Today I practice Mindfulness Meditation, and if I happen to use a mantra, I can basically say whatever I …

5 Sneaky Health Foods That Make You Feel Bloated

Even healthy foods can blow you up. Nix these culprits (just for now!) to flatten out

3 Treadmill Mistakes That Mess With Your Workout

Common blunders even experienced runners don’t know they're making<p>There comes a time for even the most dedicated outdoor runner when chilly temperatures and dangerous road conditions force them to hit the treadmill. Same thing, right? Not exactly. Not being aware of the subtle differences …

Exercise 'is good dementia therapy'

<b>People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes.</b><p>The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care.<p>Exercise did little for patients' …

9 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

Try these tricks for a little less "bah, humbug" and a lot more festive fun this season