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Grounding: Our Connection to Improved Health & Wellness?

  I have to admit there are very few times in my adult life that I’ve gone barefoot outdoors….especially living in the City!  Sadly, most of us haven’t gone barefoot in the grass since childhood. Walking on the beach is about the only time I enjoy the freedom of being shoeless.  I was intrigued when …

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Practice This Type of Breathing For Instant Energy

Breathing is living, and breathing well implies living better. By John Chisenhall Director and Instructor of the DeRose Method By far our most underestimated physiological activity is our breath. Before reviewing how to breathe correctly, let’s take a moment to consider a few reasons why breathing is so important. I’m passionate about harnessing the power …

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You Don’t Like Sitting for Long? Try This Walking Meditation

If you’re committed to holistic health and wellness, you’re probably interested in meditation. After all, it’s scientifically-proven benefits range from lower blood pressure and improved digestion to reduced anxiety and better sleep. But one less-than-ideal aspect of meditation? It’s usually practiced sitting down. In fact, most people probably associate meditation with sitting still for long …

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This Herb May Be Able To Replace Your Evening Glass of Wine

Anxiety, it creeps up on many of us like an ex lurking in your DM’s out of the blue.  For some folks, it hits at the end of the day or in the evening when we’re attempting to wind down. It’s sometimes during these moments that we’re trying to rest our minds and tune out, …

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4 Easy Ways To Stay Healthy While Traveling

It’s summer time which means that a lot of us are traveling in some shape or form, whether it’s a lake house weekend getaway, a 10 day European adventure, or a road trip to a destination on your bucket list. Many of us love to make travel plans and be on the go, but that doesn’t …

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Boozed It Up Too Much? Eat These Foods To Help Cleanse Your Liver

The liver is one of the most vital organs in our body. Aside from being the largest glandular organ, it also is the organ that has the most important cleansing task for our body. Just like the heart, lungs, and kidneys, a person cannot survive when the liver fails to work. The good news is …

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Need To Wind Down At Night? These Massage Techniques Help Release Melatonin

Massage is a method that has been used for hundreds of years to help with sleep, pain, soreness, and many other ailments.  It’s also known to ease stress and other emotional factors without the use of medicine.  It releases melatonin, which is a hormone that helps stabilize your sleep.  Here are some self-massage methods you …

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Healthier Summer Cookout Recipe Swaps

There’s always a reason to have a summer cookout filled with comforting recipes and lots of booze – from Memorial Day, to the 4th of July, and everything that happens in between like family gatherings or birthdays. The  grill seems to always be on and poppin’ and traditional meals like potato salad and burgers being …

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What To Look For When Choosing A Supplement

When it comes to losing or maintaining weight, it can get very frustrating when hours are spent in the gym and different “diets” seem to deem minimal results. For those who are hitting a plateau in their fitness game, they start to turn to natural supplements for weight loss as that particular industry grows. There …