We live in stressful times, and all that stress can lead to serious bouts of depression.
Typically, when we're depressed, we turn to quick fixes. A tub of ice cream, a candy bar or a box of chocolates. But these only give us a temporary, artificial high, and we feel even worse when the effects wear off.
Depression is thought to be a result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. Three chemicals in... Read More
If you're sick of sex, you needn't feel alone. At some point in life, it happens to everyone. Why are you tired of sex? The reasons vary, and rest assured, whatever they are, there are ways to recapture or boost your interest in sex. Here are some effective ways to re-light your fire.
1. The exhaustion that accompanies many of life's events can cause a wane in your sexual desire. Whether you're working more hours, have a new baby in the house or... Read More
by Lauren B. Wallace
Our moods have a lot to do with our eating habits. Emotional problems, such as unemployment, divorce, or health problems can either decrease our appetite or encourage emotional eating. Even a simple change in our daily routine can sabotage our weight loss efforts. When we feel... Read More
It is a fact of life that everyone experiences stress from time to time. The ability to manage stress helps dictate how healthy our lifestyle can be. Sometimes that stress management shows up in our diets. People often turn to "comfort foods" to ease their tension in the short term, but in the long run these actions have very unhealthy consequences.
However, there are foods that are not only good for you, but good for fighting everyday stress as... Read More
Usui Sensei, the recognized founder of Usui Reiki once said, "Just for today, do not worry. Be filled with gratitude." There are reasons why the great Reiki teacher uttered such words. And it's primarily because he knows how much power your thoughts and statements have on you.
If you tend to worry about a lot of things such as your job, money, health, and everything else in between, negative energy will flow into your body. The positive, mind... Read More
Reaching a state of complete bliss is possible through meditation, but it requires a lot of practice. Most new practitioners face a lot of resistance from their overactive mind. Lack of focus, inability to relax, not being able to meditate beyond a few minutes are some of the common problems faced by people who are new to the practice of meditation. In fact many people who have been meditating for years also face problems of lack of... Read More
Crystal healing is a form of vibrational medicine in which subtle energy given off by a crystal is used to treat the body, the mind, and the spirit. Since crystals emit beneficial energetic vibrations, introducing them into one's energy field can actually help to repair energetic imbalances within the ethereal body. For this reason, crystal healing can be performed on anything that possesses an energy field, be it a person, a plant or animal, or the... Read More
by Sandra Petersen
Food provides energy to the body, enabling it to efficiently carry out its functions. Many people abuse food, though, by having an unhealthy relationship with it. This food bondage leads to problems with obesity and serious medical conditions.
What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship with food? The person who has an unhealthy relationship with food... Read More
You were doing so well on your diet! Now you're covered with cookie crumbs, and the remains of a container of Ben & Jerry's are melting on the coffee table. You've had another eating binge, you feel awful, and you're ready to give up. But you can bounce back. Many people falter several times during a weight-loss program and still attain their goals.
Why We Binge ... Read More
Entertaining friends and family in your home is a much bigger undertaking than many people realize. While it may seem like a more "low-key" option than going out, in reality, there are a lot of things that go into a successful dinner party. It's no wonder that a host can easily get carried away and spend more money than intended. To help combat this trend, read on for tips to help you plan an entertaining, original dinner party without... Read More