Macrobiotics is the practice of advocating for well-being and longevity through a diet consisting of whole grains and beans. This lifestyle change is done in moderation, gradually cutting back on animal products, sugar, refined flour, and dairy products and increasing intake of whole grain and plant based... Read More
We all know that stress can lead to emotional eating, and we all know that stress is pretty much guaranteed in life. Newspapers, magazines, Web sites, and blogs are filled with techniques for curbing your appetite and reducing your cravings, but here's an idea you might not have heard of before: Find yourself a bitch-buddy!
We all have times... Read More
By Michael Lee
Happiness is a state of mind. Although certain circumstances can't help but affect you, the decision to laugh or cry remains yours to be made. So instead of drowning in sorrow, why not teach yourself how to become a happy person?
Turning your frown upside down comes with a lot of benefits.... 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
By Tom Dahne
With hundreds of weight loss programs out there, it can get difficult to choose one that will actually give you results. So if you are tired of looking around here and there to find the perfect solution for your weight loss problem, it's time you go for some change and try out something different, such as yoga. Yoga can... 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
These days, everyone's stressed. Kids, traffic, gas prices, and work add up to a prescription for headaches and grinding teeth. Another side effect of stress is weight gain.
How Stress Makes You Fat
During ongoing stress, the body's adrenal glands create more of the hormone cortisol than is normally needed. Too much cortisol can make you depressed, which can trigger comfort food binges. Cortisol also stimulates... Read More
The word, Scientology means the study of truth and stems from two words: The Latin word, "scio" which means "knowing the fullest sense of the word" and the Greek word, "logos" which translates to "study of."
This relatively new religion studies the spirit (or Thetan as Scientologists call it) and its relationship with all other life forms surrounding it. The main benefit from converting to Scientology is a state of "Clear," which will lead to... Read More
Premenstrual syndrome is an extreme form of stress that produces physical and psychological wear and tear on a woman's body throughout the month, but especially prior to and during menstruation.
Stop the self-perpetuating downward spiral of poor eating habits, poor nutrition and excessive stress, and improve your health throughout the month. Include other strategies such... Read More
By Martin Mak
If you need to recall something that you learned just a few seconds ago or maybe 2 minutes ago, you are using your short term memory. Many factors affect your short term memory, also known as working memory. Understanding, or being aware of these factors, can help you dramatically improve your short... Read More