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Month: March 2016

9 Quotes From Buddha That Might Resonate With Your Soul

9 Quotes From Buddha That Might Resonate With Your Soul

March 19, 2016 by Joe Martino The teachings of many of history’s religious and philosophical figures are timeless, but are often mistakenly taken at face value. It’s easy to slap a quote on an image or a t-shirt and pass it around, but it takes deliberate thought to actually internalize the true meaning behind the words, and often these quick philosophical ‘bytes’ are passed over too quickly for this to happen. It’s easy for us in this day and age…

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5 Reasons To Eat A Handful Of Walnuts A Day

5 Reasons To Eat A Handful Of Walnuts A Day

By Diana Kelly And Sarah Klein      January 6, 2016 Serious snackers know there’s nothing like a good nut, and science agrees: Adding walnuts to your diet—even just a handful—has a whole host of benefits. They can lower your cholesterol. About a handful of walnuts, or 2 ounces, was linked to lowering total cholesterol numbers and LDL or “bad” cholesterol as well as improved blood vessel cell wall function in a recent study of 112 people between the ages…

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The Natural Dietary Add-On Found To Treat Anxiety and Even Major Depression

The Natural Dietary Add-On Found To Treat Anxiety and Even Major Depression

Anxiety reduced 20% on average by a common supplement. Omega-3 supplements reduce anxiety and even lower inflammation in healthy people. A high quality study has shown that the supplement reduces anxiety by an average of 20%. On top of this a new review of 13 separate studies containing 1,233 people has shown that omega-3 supplements can reduce symptoms of major depression (Mocking et al., 2016). Professor Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, the anxiety study’s first author, said: “We hypothesized that giving some students…

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How To Make Friends With Your Inner Critic

How To Make Friends With Your Inner Critic

Today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to licensed counselor and intuition coach John Harrison. John has written a fantastic guest post about the benefits of negative self talk. Yes, that’s right! John shows us how to make friends with our inner critic and let it guide us back to authenticity. by John Harrison, LPCC      Sharon Martin, LCSW We all experience positive and negative self talk. We’ve been alive long enough to have experienced viewpoints of ourselves that…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Be Buying Organic

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Buying Organic

March 22, 2016    by nutriciously  It seems like the new health-craze these days is called “organic food”. You can buy everything, from produce to breads, soda, and chocolate, in health food stores, all carrying the label “organic”. But does this automatically mean it’s a healthy food? Far from it. Just like other labels, namely “gluten free” or “sugar free”, organic food is just a slightly different version of the same food we’ve been eating for a long time. The…

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Top 10 Foods for a Better Mood

Top 10 Foods for a Better Mood

Eat these “brain-healthy” foods to keep a positive mood and healthy mind. Sep 15, 2015   Marlynn Wei, MD, PLLC When was the last time your therapist or doctor asked you what you’re eating? Food is important, not just for our physical health but also for our mind. It can be an excellent source of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants. Growing research supports the theory that what we eat everyday can improve our mood and help with treating depression and anxiety….

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11 Tips To Feel Calm and Focused: A Psychiatrist Explains

11 Tips To Feel Calm and Focused: A Psychiatrist Explains

by Dr. Joseph Annibali      January 6, 2016 In this excerpt from Dr. Joseph Annibali, M.D.’s new book, Reclaim Your Brain: How to Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind, and Bring Your Life Under Control, the leading psychiatrist explains why getting negativity under control is crucial to a calm, mindful brain — and how to do it. When I first began to explore the “busy-brain” phenomenon — or when a chaotic brain interferes with our attention, focus, and mood…

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8 Health Benefits of Ginger

8 Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger Health Benefits: 8 Reasons Why This Root Rules Winter The Huffington Post Canada    By Arti Patel    03/11/2016 Ginger may only be an option when you’re sick, but there’s good reason to get a dose of it every day. Ginger has a long list of health benefits from fighting indigestion to boosting immunity, and since the cold and flu season seems to be sticking around, it’s time to learn about what this root can do for you. Although…

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7 Nutrients To Help Protect Your Brain From Aging

7 Nutrients To Help Protect Your Brain From Aging

Flavanols, Fish, Nuts, And Blueberries May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Apr 21, 2015      By Lecia Bushak Eating certain nutrients, like cocoa flavonals and magnesium, as well as omega-3 fatty acids, help boost your cognitive function and brainpower. While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no magical elixir that can cure or completely prevent dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, but scientists have been able…

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How to Raise a Body-Positive Kid

How to Raise a Body-Positive Kid

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media     Thu March 17, 2016 How’s this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. Common Sense Media’s survey of body-image research shows that parents play a huge role in shaping how kids think and feel about their bodies. Starting to bolster kids’ body image early, even in preschool, can make a big difference in how kids feel about themselves as they grow…

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