Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress Manage Holiday Stress with these Healthy Habits 1.Exercise — A quick high-intensity workout may be the thing to boost your mood and relieve stress. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid produced in your brain that temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression. It’s a derivative of the Sanskrit word “bliss,” and a deficiency is […]

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US Breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation and yoga are making their way into schools where they are sometimes offered as an alternative to detentions and punishments. Yoga and meditation are becoming increasingly mainstream according to a new report issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As […]

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss There is a new trend, and it is all about mindfulness and health. Mindfulness is the Eastern concept of being more aware, and when it comes to eating, being more aware of what you eat, how you eat, why, and when you eat may well be the Key […]

Increase Your Level of Pain Tolerance

Increase Your Level of Pain Tolerance

Increase Your Level of Pain Tolerance Some people have a higher pain tolerance than others, do you wonder Why? Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine have found 1 answer: mindfulness. And that is good news, because experts say you can increase your mindfulness and pain tolerance. Lead author Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology […]

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector I believe meditation practice can be an important part of health and well-being. Because, not only is a powerful means of relaxing, but also useful for relieving stress, anxiety, managing pain, and preventing disease. There is growing scientific evidence that demonstrates the human mind and body are intricately connected, and wide […]

Train Your Mind and Your Body

Train Your Mind and Your Body

Train Your Mind and Your Body Mindfulness helps to Start and Maintain an Exercise Program For all who are interested in staying healthy, overcoming mental barriers to exercise is Key, and this may become easier if you regularly practice mindfulness. Some people look forward to exercise and enjoy the rush of pleasurable feelings it creates, […]

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 […]