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Month: February 2015

A One-Minute Meditation To Silence Your Mind and Calm Your Energy

A One-Minute Meditation To Silence Your Mind and Calm Your Energy

BY GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN     AUGUST 5, 2014  The world as we know is in dire need of a higher vibration in its collective consciousness. During a recent morning meditation session, the intuitive loving voice within me reminded me of the true power we all have in seemingly powerless situations. Therefore, I would like to inspire YOU to start raising your own energy and vibration through a regular meditation practice. If you’re part of the MindBodyGreen community, it’s likely that…

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8 Behaviors That Block Positive Energy (And How to Avoid Them)

8 Behaviors That Block Positive Energy (And How to Avoid Them)

“I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.” – Harvey Feirstein, award-winning actor and playwright The unpredictability of life often results in volatile emotions. We all experience these emotional ups and downs as our lives unfold; most times leaving these emotions unchecked. Our argument is that it doesn’t have…

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Four Phrases We Should Remove From Our Vocabularies

Four Phrases We Should Remove From Our Vocabularies

Herbert Lui      2/06/15 You probably say some things about yourself that you don’t really mean, like laughing at your own laziness or asking about opinions that don’t really matter. Unfortunately, the more you say them, the more power they have over you. Here are four phrases you should keep an eye on. “I’m too lazy.” You might tell yourself this when you’ve done the bare minimum, or when someone makes a suggestion or asks a question (e.g., “Why…

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8 Reasons to Eat More Mushrooms

8 Reasons to Eat More Mushrooms

Diana Herrington   February 10, 2015 If you’re looking for a new food to boost your health and shake up your boring meal routine, mushrooms might be it. With over 100 thousand species of mushroom-forming fungi and huge health benefits, the mushroom is a little-known superstar. We often sprinkle mushrooms on our salads or add them to our casseroles. Next time add a few more handfuls of this ingredient–or, better yet, make it the main entree! Including a little more…

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9 Ways to Attract Someone Who Adores You

9 Ways to Attract Someone Who Adores You

“True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.” – Ellen G. White When is the last time you thought about the innate qualities that make you absolutely adorable? Maybe you are too busy, scattered, or distracted that you haven’t thought about these qualities for some time….

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Memory & Learning Boosted and Depression Prevented By Compound In These Fruits and Nuts

Memory & Learning Boosted and Depression Prevented By Compound In These Fruits and Nuts

A compound in these nuts and fruits has striking effect on memory, learning and depression. Resveratrol, a compound which plants produce in response to injury, has shown striking abilities to boost memory and alleviate depression in new research. Resveratrol is found in the skin of grapes, in berries and some peanuts. Resveratrol has already shown promise for protecting against heart disease, but this is the first time its effects on memory have been tested. The study, published in the journal…

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10 Tips for a Healthier Heart

10 Tips for a Healthier Heart

Are you concerned about your heart health? Here are some tips to help you look after your heart. Quit smoking now. Twelve months after quitting, your increased risk of dying from heart disease will be half that of a continuing smoker. Improve your diet. Include wholegrain cereals, legumes, fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts in your diet and lower your risk of heart disease. Exercise regularly. Walk briskly for 30 minutes a day and reduce your risk of heart attack by…

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Is Stress Ruining Your Life? Learn How to Tame This Health Destroying Beast with a Few Simple Tips

Is Stress Ruining Your Life? Learn How to Tame This Health Destroying Beast with a Few Simple Tips

By Carolanne Wright     Contributing Writer for Wake Up World      6th February 2015 Stress is such a common occurrence in our daily lives that we have come to the point where we barely question its presence. And yet, when we ignore these heightened states of pressure, our physical, mental and emotional health suffers. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Taking a cue from those who are cool under fire, we can transform our daily experience…

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Dreaming of Better Sleep: 7 Natural Fixes for Insomnia

Dreaming of Better Sleep: 7 Natural Fixes for Insomnia

Dr. Michael Murray   February 4, 2015 When sleep seems an impossible dream, it’s tempting to reach for the pill bottle–and an instant fix. But sleeping drugs are not the answer to insomnia. In fact, they can be the stuff of nightmares. But here’s some good news: Some key dietary changes and supplements can give you the rest you’re dreaming of. WHAT IS INSOMNIA? If you have difficulty achieving or maintaining normal sleep, you have insomnia. Trouble falling asleep at…

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The Emotion Which Has a Wonderful Protective Effect on Mind And Body

The Emotion Which Has a Wonderful Protective Effect on Mind And Body

How this feeling could protect you against depression and even Alzheimer’s disease. Positive emotions, especially the feeling of awe, have been linked to lower levels of inflammatory cytokines by a new study. The research suggests that the positive feeling from enjoying the beauty of nature or getting lost in a painting or symphony can actually help protect the body against heart disease, arthritis, depression, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Dr Dacher Keltner, one of the study’s authors, said: “That awe, wonder…

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