Three ways to reduce stress naturally - yoga, meditation and plant supplements

3 Ways to Reduce Stress: Rejuvenate & Restore Your Body Naturally

The therapeutic effects of yoga, meditation and CBD oil

Stress impacts the young and old. Periodically stress simply reminds us that we’re alive. But perpetual and unending stress does a number on us and can result in a mood or anxiety disorder. No one is immune in our modern life as it appears to place demands on us that can become overwhelming and create stress and anxiety. We can find ourselves living by rote and unaware or even sink… Read More »

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It did what? Proof Positive Studies on the Science of Gratitude

Three Tidbits a Ramble on the 3 Hs

It’s all in the science, gratitude – it’s good for you. It makes your life better. Here are a few tidbits or studies on the science of gratitude, the actual benefits of practicing gratitude and why it works to enhance our lives. Tidbit One: Gratitude Increases Well-being The science says that gratitude is uniquely fundamental to our psychological well-being. It’s scientifically documented in this study this published study done in… Read More »

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Here’s Why Self-care is Essential!

Four easy steps to improve you! (p.s. it helps others too)

Take Care of Your Mind and Body with Self-care It’s unfortunate that the word “self-care” sounds so much like selfishness since the intent is exactly the opposite. Self-care is a chance to spend some time focusing on your own needs so that you can then be recharged and reinvigorated physically and mentally to help others both at home and at work. Here are a few tips on how to help… Read More »

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Beyond spirituality

The role of meditation in mental health

Long-term meditators have larger sections of the brain responsible for regulating emotion. Tezatrataz/Phra Ajan Jerapunyo Abbot of Watkungtaphao Meditation has traditionally been associated with Eastern mysticism but science is beginning to show that cultivating a “heightened” state of consciousness can have a major impact on our brain, the way our bodies function and our levels of resilience. Clinicians are increasingly looking for effective, preventative, non-pharmacological options to treat mental illness.… Read More »

Fight the Enemy between your ears Darius Foroux

How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears

One of the main things I’ve learned about life is that before you conquer the external world, you have to master the inner world of your mind. You might have all kinds of awesome goals. “I want to buy a Lambo.”“I want to feed starving people.”“I want to fly to the moon.” No problem. The enemy lies not in the outside world. It’s not money, people, or opportunity that’s holding… Read More »

Yoga on CONSCIOUS LIFE SPACE you are your own Guru

How yoga makes us happy, according to science

Can we really unlock our personal power by adopting “powerful” body postures? Unfortunately, the findings that link these so-called “power poses” beloved of certain politicians with a real sense of power and control are difficult to replicate. We may not yet understand the mechanism through which body postures influence our psychological states, but our recent study suggests that we may draw insights from the rapidly expanding research on the psychological… Read More »