Donna Horbal

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The Power of Prayer and Meditation

A peace that surpasses all understanding . . .<p>‒Philippians 4:6-8<p>Considering what I'd been through, I would rather die than go back to the way I'd lived before; it had been sheer hell for me. But perhaps I'd had to experience hell to know peace. There had been no place where I could run to, nor any …

Don't Believe Everything You Think: 5 Tips for a Happier Mind

<b>You are not your thoughts.</b><p>The average person thinks between 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day. These thoughts range from the mundane -- <i>I need to buy milk</i>, to the significant -- <i>I love you</i>, to the self-destructive -- <i>I'm not good enough</i>. In the moment, our thinking seems logical. But when we examine long …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

The Surprising Positive Benefits of Being a Worrier

Instead of focusing on how to stop worrying, embrace the plus side (seriously) of having an anxious mind<p>If you're a worrier, you know there are all …

Psychology

4 Discoveries In Neuroscience That Redefine Happiness

Have you ever tried to tell yourself to "just relax and enjoy" an unexpected traffic-filled commute that is sure to make you late? You keep telling …

Mindfulness Meditation Video for Working with Difficulties

From the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, researcher Diana Winston created this short guided meditation video to help work with life’s …

The 10 Most Unexpected Ways to Be Happy, Backed By Science

1. Embrace opposing feelings, at the same time<p>Cheerful + Downcast = Happy<p><b>Acknowledging the complexity of life</b> may be an especially fruitful path to …

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5 Ways to Find Peace When Life Feels Crazy

A few weeks ago I received some big news. The owners of the lovely place I call home are doing renovations and I need to move out by Sept. 8. We have been openly communicating about their intentions to remodel at the end of the summer or early fall for months. When I received the email, however, I …

Which Type of Yoga Is Best for You?

Confused by all the options—from hatha to hot yoga to power yoga? We'll help you find the best fit.

20 Signs You're A Spiritually Healthy Person

When you meet someone who is spiritually healthy, you're immediately drawn to that person. You feel good just by being around them. These people are …

Life

Yup, these two embarked on life on the road for six months. Here, Jeremy shares two yogic lessons on how to maintain a working relationship that is …

Yoga

These Flourless Cake Recipes Make Gluten-Free Desserts Real Easy To Love

With so much attention on gluten-free diets and recipes these days, flour's been getting a bad rap. We'll defend flour any day -- we're just not going to do that here today. No, today we're going flourless all the way, and that's because sometimes flourless chocolate cakes can be even better than …

10 Gluten-Free Ideas for Breakfast

Every time a new celebrity announces she or he managed to drop weight by going gluten-free, the popularity of the GF diet peaks overnight. Gwenyth …

Banana Banana Bread

Gluten Free Banana Banana Bread from allrecipes<p>I read all the time. I am one of those people that goes to the library multiple times a week and …

Cinnamon Zucchini Muffins

Sometimes the <b>best</b> recipes are a result of ingredients in the fridge which taunt you with “use me!” every time you open the fridge. These easy, …

Super Easy Apple Cake

Celebrate fall and a healthy, bountiful autumn fruit: <i>the apple!</i> This <i>super-easy apple cake</i> is a version of a Russian dessert, sharlotka. It is quick, …

5 Brilliant Ways to Make Oatmeal Easy

Ever since participating in Prescribe Nutrition’s <i>New Rules</i> program, I’ve been determined to start my day off with a healthy breakfast. (By the way, …

Slow Cooker Recipe: Overnight Steel Cut Oats

<i>By Gabrielle. Images by Lindsey of Café Johnsonia.</i><p>It’s time for another recipe in my Slow Cooker Series — and this time it’s a breakfast option. Did …

Healthy Buttermints: Stop Sugar Cravings Instantly!

Shares 209K<p>What are buttermints?<p>Buttermints remind me of Andes mints with their creamy texture and minty flavor. They make the perfect after-dinner …

2-Ingredient Pancakes

A few months ago I picked up a muscle magazine at the gym and almost gagged out loud when I read a recipe for “Protein Cupcakes” that involved mixing …

Dr. Oz's Favorite Home Remedies

Why Magnesium Is Essential For A Healthy & Happy Life

Did you know that an adult heart pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood through your body every day? Or that it takes only 20 seconds for blood …