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Month: August 2014

Are You Too Hard On Yourself? Read This

Are You Too Hard On Yourself? Read This

BY MEGAN BRUNEAU    JULY 31, 2014 I used to have a habit of correcting people’s grammar. Friends, boyfriends, strangers — if their verb and adverb didn’t agree, they’d hear about it! This was likely very irritating for most people who spoke with me, although I’m sure somewhere during a job interview an ex-boyfriend is thanking me … But my criticism didn’t stop at “wells” and “goods.” I experienced my being and my world through uber-judgmental glasses. I could find…

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11 Ways to Live a Happier Life, According to a Psychologist (Hint: These have nothing to do with money!)

11 Ways to Live a Happier Life, According to a Psychologist (Hint: These have nothing to do with money!)

THE MIND UNLEASHED     26 July, 2014 Happiness is something that we all strive for, yet many of us find it challenging to grasp and even harder to maintain. Especially during these difficult economic times, happiness can feel like it is hiding just behind next week’s paycheck, a new job, or a distant raise. However, as Dr. Robert Putnam of Harvard University recently pointed out, “money alone can buy you happiness, but not much.”(1) It appears that happiness has…

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How To Eat Cleaner: 7 Totally Doable Tips To Get You On Track

How To Eat Cleaner: 7 Totally Doable Tips To Get You On Track

BY JARED KOCH   MARCH 5, 2014 We all want to eat more healthfully and mindfully. But just because we want to doesn’t mean we always have the patience, discipline or know-how to eat our best. Ever since I started studying nutrition 12 years ago, I’ve learned a lot about how to eat my best, especially in the moments when eating well is a struggle. So I’m sharing with you my top seven recommendations for eating “clean” (and managing cravings)…

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9 Ways to Strengthen Your Brain

9 Ways to Strengthen Your Brain

Mike Michalowicz   CEO, Provendus Group  AUGUST 08, 2013  New challenges and activities can strengthen your brain. Here are some easy tips to help you get a little smarter every day. Even though the brain is an organ, rather than a muscle, you can still give your brain a workout. Just as with a muscle, repetitive tasks can dull or even damage your mental acuity, while new challenges and activities can strengthen your brain and even make you measurably smarter….

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Why Cynicism May Really Be Bad for Your Health

Why Cynicism May Really Be Bad for Your Health

May 29, 2014      By Steven Reinberg     HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Cynical, distrustful people may be more prone to dementia, a new Finnish study contends. Those traits have been linked with other health problems, such as heart disease, the researchers noted. “Our personality may have an impact on our brain health,” said study author Anna-Maija Tolppanen, from the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio. Tolppanen cautioned that this study finding only shows…

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26 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Healthy

26 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Healthy

BY SADIE SALAZAR    JUNE 18, 2014 You want to be healthy, but sometimes it seems like being healthy is a constant uphill battle. But what if being healthy was as easy as ABC? It can be with these easy steps: Avoid processed foods and artificial sweeteners. Become familiar with the names of these ingredients (i.e. high fructose corn syrup, aspartame, etc.) Breakfast. This is an important meal to eat every day. Focus on fueling your body with whole grains,…

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10 Words Everyone Should Live By

10 Words Everyone Should Live By

BY DR. LAWRENCE ROSEN     JULY 10, 2013  I’ve noticed a trend in wellness circles. Whether in my work with patients or in my yoga classes, I keep coming across the same words. On a given day, one might be the theme of a dharma talk or a TED Talk video someone mentioned to me. (Or, as was the case one strange morning, the same word was featured in both.) I am sure the universe is sending me messages,…

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10 Painfully Obvious Truths

10 Painfully Obvious Truths

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon THE MIND UNLEASHED on 14 July, 2014  “The truth does not cease to exist when it is ignored.” You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it finally gets through to you?  The ten truths listed below fall firmly into that category – life lessons that many of us likely learned years ago, and have been reminded of ever since, but for whatever reason,…

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The #1 Reason Why People Don't Change

The #1 Reason Why People Don't Change

The #1 Reason Why People Don’t Change BY SHERYL PAUL    JULY 28, 2014  One of the most extraordinary aspects of the technological age is the access we have to every healing modality under the sun. Where in the past you might have had to travel hundreds or even thousands of miles to sit at the feet of a great master, today you only need to press a few keys and the wisdom of spiritual and psychological masters comes streaming…

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Addicted to food? How to break your habit

Addicted to food? How to break your habit

When does a craving become an obsession? Daryn Eller from Prevention examines how some woman were able to change their eating patterns By Daryn Eller    Prevention     TODAY    5/24/2006  According to Prevention magazine, there may be new evidence to suggest that getting hooked on food — from chocolate to chips — is a very real thing. Rosemary Ellis, Prevention magazine’s editorial director, visited “Today” to discuss food addiction and Daryn Eller’s article featured in the current issue…

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