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Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude does not come easily to me. I’m a bit of a gratitude curmudgeon, a little resentful of having to dutifully cultivate an “attitude of gratitude.” But after doing more reading about what gratitude actually is, and especially after reading Bre ...
When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

You’re automatically exempt from exercise if you’re seriously injured or contagiously ill. That’s a no-brainer. But then there are days when you aren’t at your best or motivation has gone MIA. You have to ask yourself: is it okay to skip the gym just ...
4 Surprising Benefits of Burning Incense

4 Surprising Benefits of Burning Incense

Anyone tuned into the culture of incense, traditionally used as a devotional adjunct to worship, knows its good for the soul. But now science is catching up with ancient wisdom and showing that incense is also good for our brain. An international tea ...
Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

It’s like termites gnawing away at your house’s foundation. From the inside out, stress breaks you down. Whether it surfaces severely as panic attacks or as gradual weight gain, stress is your fit body’s worst enemy. Though exercising helps relieve s ...
5 Meditation Tips for Moms

5 Meditation Tips for Moms

Life is stressful. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. We are stretched too thin, over-scheduled, racing from work to afterschool-care pick up and straight to softball practice for your daughter where you are helping your son with his practice s ...
Supporting Chakra Balance With Essential Oils

Supporting Chakra Balance With Essential Oils

The experience of achieving inner balance is a common topic lately, and this has led to increasing interest in the energetic body. The chakras — seven energy centers located along the spinal column that exist in the etheric or energetic body — come t ...
8 Smart Tips to Live a Heart-Healthy Life

8 Smart Tips to Live a Heart-Healthy Life

Your heart pumps blood to the rest of your body day in and day out. This goes on all of the time, without you having to think about a single heartbeat. It’s an amazing process! You’re probably already aware that what you eat and lifestyle ...