Tag: Wellbeing

Mindfulness: What It Is & How to Practice It

This post was originally published at MotivateHealth.com. By definition, mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them — without believing, for instance, that there’s a right or wrong way to think or

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What You Eat Directly Affects Your Mood and How Your Brain Functions

You’ve heard it before: it’s important to “eat clean” when it comes to maintaining a well-rounded lifestyle. But what does that really mean? Eating clean for one person might mean a home-cooked meal of tofu and frozen vegetables, while for another it may be an organic raw, grain-free vegan meal. A study conducted by Harvard Medical School,

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Is Being Vegan the New Rebel?

Break out your vegan leather jacket and ditch the cigarettes.  We live in an age where “nothing matters” and everyone is blasé about pretty much everything. If somebody gets excited about something, it lasts about 20 minutes before they’re on to the next ‘big thing’ in this era of instant gratification. But the thing is,

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Supporting Your Heart Chakra

This is the fourth post in my Chakra Series. To find the other posts, click here. What Is the Heart Chakra? Mantra: I am love. I am joy. I am compassionate. I am open. Sanskrit name: Anahata; unstruck Element: Air Color: Green The fourth chakra, or Heart Chakra, is located in the center of the chest, just above heart.

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Why Switching to a Plant-Based Diet Will Enhance Your Health

A recent study by Harvard University suggests that one-third of early deaths could be prevented if people move to a vegetarian diet. This article was originally published on MotivateHealth.com. “Healthy diet is related to a lower risk of almost everything that we look at. Perhaps not too surprising because everything in the body is connected

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