Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy Having a wandering mind may not be a bad thing according to a new study, which suggests that daydreaming can actually be a sign of a smart, creative, and more efficient brain. The study carried out by the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US city of Atlanta analyzed […]

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain Be fully aware of the addictive potential of opioid drugs, and seriously weigh your need for a narcotic pain killer. While many pain experts disagree recent research supports the idea that pain, in many cases, has psychological underpinnings. A study published last year found emotion awareness and expression therapy […]

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind Your unconscious mind needs direction, is most comfortable with emotions and symbols, deals with positives only and stores, organizes and surfaces your memories Expressing yourself artistically, meditating, rehearsing desired outcomes and using positive self-talk are some of the ways you can begin to harness the power of your unconscious […]

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine is necessary to treat disease, but if you really want to prevent health problems and stay well, do consider integrating practices from holistic medicine too. “The field of integrative, or complementary, medicine, grew out of what used to be known as ‘alternative […]

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition Of course, fresh air never hurt anyone, and research confirms that spending time in nature can have significant mental and emotional health benefits. Depression is sometimes rooted in a feeling of being disconnected, and reconnecting to nature can help you reconnect to your own self and […]

Rejection, A Painful Survival Tool

Rejection, A Painful Survival Tool

Rejection, A Painful Survival Tool Life coach Maryam Ghouth examines the cause, effect and remedies for rejection  Rejection is by far one of the most distressing experiences known to humans. Whether we are rejected by someone we know, someone we dislike or someone entirely new, it hurts. The strongest and fittest of us all have […]

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain […]

Start a Garden Reduce Stress

Start a Garden Reduce Stress

Start a Garden Reduce Stress The Big Q: Why Is Gardening Good for Us? Most people start gardening because they have a desire to grow their own food and/or beautify or otherwise alter their landscape, and then continue gardening because the benefits are just too good ignore. Among those many benefits are, as follows: 1. […]