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
In today's fast-paced, overtaxed and sometimes uncaring society, it can be challenging to find anything to lift your spirits when you get down in the dumps. In spite of how dismal things may appear, there are some things you can do to get happy and enjoy your day. Here are 10 great ways to lift your spirits.
1. Get yourself an attitude of gratitude. For centuries, religious groups the world over have recognized how powerful gratitude is... 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
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
Before your first cup of coffee. Before even wiping the sleep form your eyes. The first thing many people do is step onto the scale to assess the damage from yesterday's overindulgence, or to see if the extra 20 minutes of cardio paid off.
Does this mean you are overly obsessed with the scale? Possibly.
Perhaps the obsession comes from the fact that our society puts so much emphasis on body image, and fitting the "ideal" weight, instead... Read More
by Sandra Petersen
Perhaps you have too many projects at work and too little time to accomplish them. Maybe you are worrying over heavy financial debt. Stress seems an unavoidable part of life. The good news is that moderate regular exercise can reduce the effects of stress on the body.
How Does the Body React to Stress?
When you are faced with a... Read More
by L. Woodrow Ross
Sleep is essential to allow the body to rebuild. After the rigors of the day and the stress of our modern lives, sleep allows us to escape the daily rituals and demands that can damage our health.
With the requirements to meet the challenges of everyday life, our bodies undergo damaging stress. The average person today only gets 70 to 80 percent of... Read More
By Robert Benson
Do dogs provide health benefits? Believe it or not, they do! Did you know that owning a dog and pet ownership in general, can help a person in many ways? Owning a pet can improve your mental wellness, reduce your visits to the doctor, improve your cardiovascular health and allow for faster... Read More
Open your spice cabinet and you will find a pharmacopoeia of ancient wisdom. You may also find yourself on the way to the hospital. Herbal medicine is not something to embark upon uninformed. Self-medication, in any form, can be risky. At the same time, there are many herbs and spices that you can use to spice up your life, your diet and your health.
We all know that knowledge is power. When taking herbal supplements, you need knowledge... Read More
Do you always feel anxious whenever out in public, perhaps fearing that others are staring at you because of a self-perceived body flaw? Have you experienced "panic attacks" while in social settings, causing you to become so self-conscious that you have begun to... Read More