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Accessing the Power of Gratitude

The exercise of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Studies support its effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in life. While many acknowledge gratitude’s list of benefits, it can be difficult to sustain. Many of us are trained to notice what is lacking in our lives. For gratitude...

How to Fight the Body’s Hidden Killer – Inflammation

      Cancer.  Stroke.  Alzheimer’s.  Heart disease.  Depression.  What do these conditions share? They are linked to chronic inflammation.  Not the kind you get when you sprain your wrist, but the long-term, systemic inflammation that results from your immune system going into overdrive and attacking errant as well as healthy cells.  This discovery may be at the root of...

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

1. Walk outside. Skip the gym and head for the great outdoors.  While exercise is a great boost to your mental health, going for a walk or a run offer even more vital health benefits.  You’ll exert more effort and will have increased signs of vitality, enthusiasm, pleasure and self-esteem, as compared to staying indoors.   2. Take vitamin B12. You’ve...

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Your Workouts

With every fitness regimen the body is used in different ways. Some workouts require power and strength; others require endurance and resistance; still others require flexibility and mobility. While it’s important to know how muscles function and adapt during exercise, understanding your breathing is another powerful factor that can make or break your workouts. Breath control is an effective tool...

4 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mental Health

These are four easy things you can do to make yourself more mentally and physically well: 1) Upgrade Your Diet: What we put into our bodies is the fuel that we use to run on. Just as there are different octanes of gasoline available at the gas station, you, too, can fuel yourself with higher-octane foods. Step 1: Cut out...

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