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Sleep: Restoring Both Mind AND Body

Sleep: Restoring Both Mind AND Body

This is a guest post by Amy Highland. Most aspects of your health that are impacted by sleep. Appetite control, metabolism, emotional stability, and muscle recovery can all be benefited by getting more sleep. But what does sleep do exactly? How does it help? What...

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My Unexpected Collision With Yoga

My Unexpected Collision With Yoga

A guest post by Mike Brennan. How does an overweight, middle-aged man come to create yoga art? (It has nothing to do with being creepy, either.) That’s a great question because I would never have thought I’d end up here. I’m more of the movies/pop culture/video games...

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Why You Need to Start Showing Up

Why You Need to Start Showing Up

A guest post by Laura Peill. This is a letter to all of those people who are at a place where it is time to start.  At a place where they know, there is a leap coming, or a dive into the unknown, or the need for a change.  Or for the people who have made the leap and...

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6 Ways To Improve Your Bladder Health

6 Ways To Improve Your Bladder Health

This is a guest post by Ren Williams.  The bladder is an overlooked but vital organ in the human body. Often we only think about its health when something goes wrong. But it’s important to look after your bladder now to avoid complications later in life. There are...

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7 Ways Writing Guarantees a Healthy Life

7 Ways Writing Guarantees a Healthy Life

This is a guest post by Frank McKinley.    What do you think about when you hear the word healthy? Maybe you picture someone buff in designer gym clothes pumping iron at the gym. Maybe it’s someone who takes power naps every 3 hours and is always chipper,...

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Give Your Heart a Healthy Boost this Year

Give Your Heart a Healthy Boost this Year

Danie Botha is a physician and guest posts about how to keep your heart healthy. February is National Heart Month. Let me explain how you can give yourself the gift of life. Yeah, yeah, I heard the sigh. And yes, it’s another “awareness initiative.” Is this really...

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What is Sweet, Simple and Complex?

What is Sweet, Simple and Complex?

It's not you. Keep reading to find out what it is in this guest post by Renee Tarantowski Baude. Love? Not exactly but we do love it and crave it . . . the answer is sugar. A few years ago I went to a Forks over Knives Conference in Chicago. It was 3 days of intense...

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How Yoga Taught Me to Excuse-Proof My Life

How Yoga Taught Me to Excuse-Proof My Life

This is a guest post by K.KrisLoomis. I used to be full of excuses. Excuses for what? For anything, really. I could find at least one excuse (usually several) for any chore or task I thought might make me uncomfortable or cause me to have to work too hard. Yeah, I was...

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How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 2

How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 2

Part 2 of two-part series on Thinking Distortions by Teresa Colon of WoundedBirdsMinistry. At their root, thinking distortions are simply a misinterpretation of the world around us and specifically of our experiences within it. Thinking distortions happen as a result...

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