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How to Take a Meditative Walk
17 Jul 17

How to Take a Meditative Walk


As a low-impact exercise, walking boosts both physical and mental health. But it can also be a form of meditation. In fact, the easy, repetitive motion makes it an ideal alternative to seated meditation. Try one of these methods to make your next walk more meditative. Body awareness Many guided meditations include a body scan,…

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Beat The Holiday Blues
25 Nov 13

Beat The Holiday Blues


For some people, the holidays can be a stressful and perhaps even sad time of the year. If this happens to you, or someone you know, be proactive and recognize the symptoms. Try some of these suggestions to make it a happier and healthier season all the while avoiding the holiday blues: Exercise Get up…

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Can Diet Cause Depression?
15 Apr 13

Can Diet Cause Depression?


If you are suffering from depression, your diet might be one of the contributing factors. While there is no specific meal plan that can erase this often debilitating condition, there are plenty of ‘bad’ foods that can contribute to the severity of this illness. 1. Problem Foods Conventional wisdom holds that eating any specific food…

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5 Easy Spa Treatments to Try At Home
11 Feb 13

5 Easy Spa Treatments to Try At Home


Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could drop whatever we were doing at a moment’s notice and head to the nearest spa for a wonderfully relaxing afternoon of total bliss and pampering? Where do we sign up for this lifestyle? When you feel you would love to’ indulge’ but your schedule or budget won’t allow…

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Beating the Winter Blues
22 Oct 12

Beating the Winter Blues


The leaves have fallen from the trees and now the snow has begun to fall. For many individuals, the colder weather and depressing scenery — coupled with the stress of the winter holidays — can lead to the winter-time blues. While we can’t make the sunshine reappear and the mounds of snow disappear, there are…

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