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The Art of Meditating to Music

The practice of meditating regularly is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your health, general well-being, and personal development. However, meditation can be a difficult practice to get into at first, since many of us find it hard to sit still, do nothing and think of nothing for a certain period of time. Read more

Living to 120 Could Soon Become a Reality

How would it be to live until you were 120 years old and in the best of health?

Extending the human life span has been something that scientists worldwide have been investigating for a very long time. Recently an article in The New Zealand Herald announced the upcoming series of tests of a anti-aging drug that will be done on humans. These tests are set to begin as early as next year. Read more

The Point of Acupuncture

By inserting sterilized, thin, solid needles into carefully determined energy points, practitioners of acupuncture can reset a body’s ability to fight off, correct and heal a variety of ailments. The purpose of activating these points is to correct any imbalances that disrupt our natural flow of internal energy (qi or chi) and remove any unknown blockages. When there are imbalances – we suffer poor health and that isn’t ideal. Read more

5 Ways to Reach Your Financial Goals

Are you looking at getting rid of debt, saving for a vacation, retirement, or just wanting an extra cushion fund? Saving money can sometimes be challenging with so many different expenses but it is not impossible. Here are 5 ways to save more money that will help you reach your financial goals. Read more

Workday Stress? Relive it Quickly By Engaging the Parasympathetic Nervous System

It’s common to feel stressed out in the workplace. Even if the benefits of stress reduction techniques are well known, many neglect the opportunity to give themselves a few moments of self-care that can help them through those hours on the job. Plenty of options are out there, including focused physical activity and meditation. These acts may be simple, but they are effective, sometimes in mere minutes. Read more

Power Up Your Brain With These 10 Brain-Boosting Smart Foods

Are you getting enough nutrients to support healthy cognitive function and memory? Our brain requires nutrients just like our heart and lungs. But which foods are particularly important and right to keep us mentally healthy. Food can directly affect everything in our bodies from our mood and energy levels to our memory.  Read more

My 3-day Adventure Toward Eating and Living Healthy

So, I did it.  After watching Hungry for Change, a documentary about the food industry, dieting and what we eat, I made a mental commitment to change the way I eat and more importantly, what I eat.  The documentary had many helpful suggestions on how to initiate a change in eating better with one of them being kick starting your system by “eating” nothing but raw fruits and vegetables for 3 days by “juicing”. I have read both sides of the argument that juicing (or detoxing) works, and that it does not work.  Read more